While Obama showed moxy in picking his alma mater, Harvard, to upset Cincinnati, Putin was dead-on with his selections of underdogs Mercer, North Dakota State and Dayton. Putin’s only losses occurred with picks of New Mexico State and St. Joseph’s, both overtime losers.
"It didn't have to be this way. You should have let us do your dirty work for you," Saban lamented over a doll of mascot Aubie the Tiger containing a single dread from Tre Mason's scalp.
When Mississippi St. started their football season back in August, head coach Dan Mullen gathered his players after practice one day an laid out a long list of goals. Tops on that list was winning a bowl game sponsored by a car parts company.
After a lackluster effort on the road last weekend, Alabama has fallen all the way from No. 1 in the country to out of the top 25.
In addition to the exciting match-ups of Alabama vs Chattanooga and Florida State vs Idaho, Clemson will also be taking on the Citadel.
I never dreamed we could get this far in such a short time,” Jordan told the Charlotte Observer. “When we won two games in a row during the final week of last season, beating the Wizards and Hornets, I knew we would earn this respect.”