You know, the closer we get to this game, the more I'm glad this is the matchup we got. Of all the 4, I think this has the highest potential to be an interesting game.
No doubt. Had it been Oregon vs Bama, Mariota would have destroyed that defense. With this game, both teams and coaches know mobile QBs, they know fast paced offenses. They can also shove you around. This will be the best game.
Agreed, Saban's proven that he can't handle up-tempo offenses, and they're not as strong as defense as they've been in years past. While Meyer is one of the greatest coaching minds of this generation, and able to adapt much better.
FSU, meanwhile, would have gotten run over like a corgi at Pamplona against either Alabama or Ohio State
Random question: When was the last time the National Championship was played with teams not from the South?
Last week was the beginning of a return to some much-needed balance for college football. Not only with Oregon and Ohio State beating FSU and Bama to play for it all but blue-blood Michigan making a homerun hire that will bring them back to national power status.