Tuesday, January 8, 2013
The Bulldogs, with 12 wins, finished alongside Texas A&M in the ranking.
Georgia's 2012 football season, which almost resulted in a shot at the BCS title, has produced its highest final ranking in years. The Bulldogs finished tied for fifth nationally, with fellow SEC member Texas A&M, in the final Associated Press poll, which was released Tuesday (January 8). Of course, Alabama, which defeated Notre Dame 42-14 on Monday in the BCS title game, was ranked No. 1. The Fighting Irish fell to No. 4. -- Do you agree with Georgia's co-No. 5 finish? How do you think UGA will fare in 2013? Share your thoughts in the comments below. The Bulldogs, who defeated Nebraska in the Capital One Bowl on January 1, finished 12-2, tied for most wins in school history. The 1980 national championship team and the 2002 Sugar Bowl team…
Monday, January 7, 2013
The No. 1 Irish and No. 2 Crimson Tide will decide the national championship in Miami. Share your thoughts.
And then there was one. The climax of the 2012-13 bowl season is Monday (January 7), when Notre Dame and Alabama meet in Miami in the BCS Championship Game. (Game time: 8:30 p.m., ESPN). The unbeaten, No. 1 Irish and No. 2 Crimson Tide have been practicing and talking with media members for several days, so we want to bring you a sampling of the information, to -- Who ya got in Alabama-Notre Dame? Share your predictions and thoughts in the comments below. -- Who ya got in Alabama-Notre Dame? Share your predictions and thoughts in the comments below. You might also enjoy reading: Don’t miss any Suwanee and Gwinnett news. Subscribe to Suwanee Patch’s free newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Sunday, January 6, 2013
The sons of two of Gwinnett's finest, one of whom is from Lawrenceville, are on opposing teams in the Alabama-Notre Dame clash.
Sunday, January 6
The Orange Bowl between Alabama and Notre Dame will be televised Monday, January 7, at 8:30 p.m. on ESPN. --- The Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office has a unique stake in Monday's BCS Championship Game between top- ranked Notre Dame and No. 2 Alabama. Two Gwinnett Sheriff’s Deputies have sons playing in this year’s title game -- on opposite teams. Gwinnett County Deputy Sheriff Tamara Tuitt-Bartlett and Reserve Deputy Sheriff Jerome Hubbard have the personal connections. -- Who do you think will win between Alabama and Notre Dame? Share your predictions in the comments below. Reserve Deputy Hubbard’s son Adrian Hubbard, a Lawrenceville native and Norcross High alum, is a starting outside linebacker for the Crimson Tide. Deputy Sheriff Tuitt…
Thursday, December 27, 2012
A widely viewed YouTube video captures the Christmas joy over a trip to watch the Crimson Tide play Notre Dame.
Can we get a big Rammer Jammer on this? An Alabama dad and Crimson Tide fan had plenty of Christmas cheer, and a widely viewed YouTube video captured the moment. Don Buckhannan of Boaz, Ala., already was plenty pleased when he got a fedora like iconic Alabama football coach Bear Bryant used to wear. But when Buckhannan was prompted to look inside the hat, he found the real prize -- a ticket to watch his beloved Crimson Tide play Notre Dame for the BCS championship on January 7, 2013. Overwhelmed with happiness, his reactions included, "Hot Diggity Dog." The ticket and hat were gifts from Buckhannan's son, Daniel Buckhannan of Oxford, Ala., who posted the video to YouTube. "We going to the game, Pop! We going to the game!", says Daniel …
Sunday, December 2, 2012
Georgia plays valiantly but comes up short. Notre Dame awaits the Crimson Tide, which is favored. Share your thoughts.
The Notre Dame-Alabama game for the BCS Championship will be televised on ESPN on Monday, January 7, at 8:30 p.m. --- Someone HAD to lose Saturday's SEC Championship in Atlanta. After a memorable back-and-forth effort, Alabama prevailed over Georgia, 32-28. The Tide came from behind three times and held off a strong Bulldogs comeback in the final seconds, as reported by Pat Forde of Yahoo Sports. So the next stop for Alabama is the Jan. 7 BCS title game in Miami against Notre Dame, ranked No. 1 in the BCS and unbeaten. But for Georgia, the wait for a national title continues. It has been since 1980 since the Bulldogs won it all. (They lost a national title game to Penn State in the Sugar Bowl after the 1982 season). -- Do you think Alabama…
Sunday, November 25, 2012
Georgia and Alabama also win Saturday to complete the postseason picture.
The SEC Championship Game between Alabama and Georgia will be televised at 4 p.m. December 1 on CBS. --- Things went as expected in SEC football action Saturday (November 23), and Notre Dame also won to set up the BCS National Championship scene. The Fighting irish, ranked No. 1 in the BCS standings, completed an 11-0 season Saturday night with an 22-13 victory over rival USC. In the SEC, Georgia smacked Georgia Tech 42-10, and Alabama walloped Auburn 49-0. The Crimson Tide (No. 2 in BCS) thus clinched the SEC West title and will play Georgia (No. 3 in BCS) for the SEC title in Atlanta on December 1. The SEC champion then likely will get the bid to play the Irish for the BCS title January 7 in Miami. This already is quite a turnaround for …