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Alabama won 'the game that counted'

Posted on: January 10, 2012 2:34 pm
Edited on: January 10, 2012 6:30 pm
Posted by Tom Fornelli

The one thing that the BCS has made sure to cram down our throats every chance it gets when it comes to defending the BCS and the bowl system is that "every game counts" during college football's regular season. A stance that was proven wrong on Monday night when Alabama beat LSU in New Orleans to become the national champion and therefore confirm that LSU's win over Alabama during the regular season didn't count at all.

There's no word if the BCS plans to change its mantra to "every game counts except for the ones that sometimes don't."

Either way, Alabama fans are happy with how things turned out, and to commemorate their joy over another national championship for the Crimson Tide, they now have a shirt to remind them and everyone else which game actually counts.

Now we just it around and wait for the Oklahoma States and Boise States of the world to release a shirt that says "we won 12 games that didn't count and lost one that did." 

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Since: Jan 10, 2012
Posted on: January 10, 2012 4:10 pm

Alabama won 'the game that counted'

They did not even finsih number two in the SEC.  College football fans are being cheated by not having a playoff.  Fans all around the country should boycott any game Alabama plays on televison and should not buy season tickets for their respective school.  The season is over if you lose in September, which means 60 teams are eliminated on the first Saturday of September.  Conference championships mean nothing now.  Twelve wins mean nothing now.  Watch the NFL.

Since: Dec 7, 2011
Posted on: January 10, 2012 3:43 pm

Alabama won 'the game that counted'

they sure did. saban outcoached the mad hatter. i was really surprised how good that quarterback played. that little kicker showed up. 

Since: Aug 30, 2006
Posted on: January 10, 2012 3:41 pm

Alabama won 'the game that counted'

Hypocrites.  'The game that counted?'  So much for the regular season being the 'playoffs'.  The BCS is a fraud.  No playoffs = no true champion.  Like I said...hypocrites.

Since: Aug 18, 2010
Posted on: January 10, 2012 3:17 pm

Alabama won 'the game that counted'

They did indeed.  But, the first game was not a total wasted victory for LSU as that did give us the SEC title, and that is still a big prize for us. 

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