It may not have been quite as dramatic as Chris Davis' game-winning touchdown return last year, but Alabama's 55-44 win more than lived up to its hype, boasting four lead-changes and unbelievable performances from two of the most gifted receivers in all of college football.
Quarterbacks Marcus Mariota and Jameis Winston may be the headliners but a strong class of defensive linemen could prove the real story of the 2015 NFL draft. With the NFL and NCAA seasons under way, Senior Analyst Rob Rang projects what may happen in the first round.
Sure, there is a whole season of NFL and college football action left to determine what will happen in the 2015 draft, but given a projected selection order (including a Super Bowl XLVIII rematch), here is how NFLDraftScout.com Senior Analyst Rob Rang envisions the first 32 picks going.
The tsunami that is the Nick Saban autograph scene lasted 11 minutes in the hotel lobby. In reality, though, it's the culmination of an eight- to 10-hour wait for some of the couple hundred fans hoping to interact with Saban for a fleeting moment.