Nick Saban gave Mack Brown a cooler full of Alabama's favorite, Dreamland Bar-B-Que. Brown presented Saban with a pair of genuine Texas spurs. A quaint gesture, and a great photo op.
But the big prize - the one they really want - is the crystal
trophy Brown and Saban posed with Wednesday, and it goes to the
winner of the BCS national title game.
The undefeated Crimson Tide and Longhorns will each try to add
another championship to their considerable pedigrees tomorrow at
the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif. The meeting that will pit
All-American quarterback Colt McCoy of Texas against the player who
beat him for the Heisman Trophy, running back Mark Ingram of