*It’s going to be Florida State and Auburn – two schools who are ranked first and second, respectively, in the final Bowl Championship Series standings – playing each other for the national championship on Jan. 6 in Pasadena, Calif.
“We’ve gotten the matchup everybody wants to see,” said Bill Hancock, the BCS executive director. “We felt we’d get the two best teams, and we did.”
In the final year of the BCS being the Football Bowl Subdivision’s top postseason format, the Seminoles finished atop the standings for the first time since 1999. Florida State lost the first BCS championship during the 1998 season to an SEC opponent, Tennessee, before winning the title the next season against Virginia Tech.
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Meanwhile, on Saturday, after another incredible game against Duke, Florida State University QB and Heisman Trophy candidate Jameis Winston left ABC/ESPN reporter Heather Cox hanging.
She asked him how he’s been handling the investigation regarding his alleged sexual assault of a student, which – as we’ve reported – the case has been dropped.
Anyway, Winston answered three consecutive questions related to the investigation but, after the fourth, he turned and booked. See it below: