The ACC appears to be back and here to stay. The league wins a pair of BCS bowls, sweeps the major awards and thanks to some forward-thinking leadership, is in a position of strength for the long term.
While Auburn fell short in its bid to become the eighth straight SEC team to win the national title, commissioner Mike Slive found some solace.
Confused about the upcoming College Football Playoff? We give you the details and executive director Bill Hancock explains the decision making.
It's Auburn and Florida State for the 16th and final BCS title. From coaching moves, position changes to the Tigers' and Seminoles' kickers, here are the top storylines.
The Tigers' defense ranked 88th nationally but had to face a slew of great quarterbacks while using a bend-but-don't-break method.
There was controversy to be sure, but before the BCS arrived No. 1 had met No. 2 in a bowl game only eight times.
The Miracle at Jordan-Hare, an improbable 73-yard TD pass in the closing minutes, kept Auburn's amazing comeback story alive.
Florida's Tim Tebow had a promise to keep, and he pulled it off with one of the best quarters of his college career in the 2008 SEC title game against Alabama as we count down the best of the SEC on CBS.
Pain, doubt, redemption and even some miracle finishes. Auburn has seen it all this year and has (at least) an SEC championship to show for it.
With postseason matchups on hold until all games are played (thanks, BCS), we can't wait to see what happens with Auburn, Ohio State and in the Pac-12.
Hate the SEC all you want, but no way is unbeaten Ohio State better than one-loss Auburn. Elsewhere, you think Ole Miss regrets firing David Cutcliffe?
No doubt the Iron Bowl is big -- winner goes to Atlanta, maybe even Pasadena -- but is it the biggest Bama-Auburn matchup ever? Maybe not.
Lessons from Week 13? AJ McCarron belongs in the Heisman discussion. Ditto for Andre Williams and Kadeem Carey. And it's time to get rid of November cupcakes.
James Franklin returns for Mizzou, but can he shake off the rust to keep the Tigers' SEC East hopes alive. Also, can Johnny Manziel redeem himself against LSU?
It's time to give Duke its due after its takedown of Miami. The Blue Devils are headed back to a bowl -- and in the driver's seat of the ACC Coastal.