Mark Ingram didn’t let any Heisman Trophy jinx tackle him.
The Alabama tailback instead did what he’s done all season, turning in a workmanlike performance with a few timely plays. Ingram carried 22 times for 116 yards and two scores in Thursday night’s 37-21 victory over Texas in the BCS national title game.
He’s only the second player to win the biggest individual award and a national title in the same season since the inception of the BCS, joining Southern Cal quarterback Matt Leinart. (read the entire story in this post.
VIDEO: ‘Bama Wins BCS Title Game, Texas QB McCoy Hurt
Top-ranked Alabama finished off an undefeated season by beating No. 2 Texas, 37-21, in the BCS championship game. Texas quarterback Colt McCoy suffered a right shoulder injury early in the game and did not return.