Tampa Bay TimesATLANTA — Where's Lane?The entire Alabama football team — every starter, every backup, every assistant, even coach Nick Saban — was talking to the media inside the Georgia Dome. But there was an empty chair where Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin was supposed to be.As always, Kiffin remains a mystery.
Tampa Bay TimesATLANTA — If No. 4 Washington can topple No. 1 Alabama in today's Peach Bowl, the Huskies will pull off the biggest bowl upset since the one that made coach Chris Petersen a household name: Boise State's miraculous win over Oklahoma in the 2007 Fiesta Bowl.
Tampa Bay Times"We want 'Bama."I've heard it in a chant. I've seen it written on cardboard signs thrust into the air by jubilant fans as they watch their team throttle an opponent, believing their team can take down college football's royalty."We want 'Bama."
Tampa Bay TimesATLANTA -- No. 1 Alabama's loaded defense is drawing plenty of historical comparisons to great defenses from the past, and the other ones Nick Saban has put together in Tuscaloosa.Here's another one: 2013 Florida State.
Tampa Bay TimesATLANTA — When Alabama and Washington line up Saturday afternoon in the College Football Playoff semifinals, the Huskies will not have played a game in 29 days. The Crimson Tide has been off 28.
Tampa Bay TimesJan. 1, 2007. One of the most remarkable evenings in college football history. An underdog named Boise State stunned Oklahoma in the Fiesta Bowl with a flurry of astounding trick plays. One of the all-time upsets, 43-42.Where were you?
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