Sports Illustrated BCS title cover: 'Florida Statement' (Photo)

Florida State claimed the final national championship of the BCS era on Monday, toppling Auburn 34-31 in dramatic fashion. The Seminoles will get to experience a ride of public celebration over the next days and weeks, including a spot on the Sports Illustrated cover.

SI released a photo of its national cover for this week on Tuesday morning with the headline "Florida Statement." The photo features wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin catching the game winning touchdown over Auburn cornerback Chris Davis. 

[Photo via Time, Inc.]

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