AP: Florida, Alabama on course for a SEC title game that could overshadow BCS championship
Florida romps and Alabama rolls and already fans in Southeastern Conference country are wondering if it’s even necessary to hold a national championship game at the Rose Bowl in January. Won’t the SEC title tilt in Atlanta be enough to settle that issue? …
The Gators are No. 1 in the country in total defense. And, just like in the latest AP poll, Alabama is No. 2.
The Crimson Tide’s defense, with standout linebacker Rolando McClain and star cornerback Javier Arenas, stifled Ole Miss and quarterback Jevan Snead in a 22-3 victory in Oxford.
The Crimson Tide and Gators now seem to be on course to meet in an SEC title game that, same as last year, will act as a national semifinal â€” and could feel like a de facto national championship game. (read the entire AP story embedded in this post)