Staff Photo: Jason Braverman
Alabama players, including Tyrone King (20), Chris Rogers (1), Marquis Maze (4) and Robby Green (23) celebrate the SEC Championship after beating Florida on Saturday at the Georgia Dome.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) - The Southeastern Conference is
already the only conference to have three consecutive national
Alabama can make it four in a row Thursday night, when the
top-ranked Crimson Tide plays No. 2 Texas in the BCS title game at
the Rose Bowl.
SEC football has never been stronger, more popular or more
lucrative. The conference distributed $132.5 million to its members
last year, the majority of which came from the television rights
For the second straight season, a Big 12 team stands in the way
of the SEC and another championship.
A Texas victory would not only be huge for the Longhorns and the
Big 12, but for college football fans everywhere who have grown
tired of hearing about the SEC.
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