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Rich Rodriguez
Their signature victory

Oklahoma State got its statement win. Critics of the Cowboys had questioned whether they were worthy of playing for the national championship. Their 44-10 win over Oklahoma proved they are ready for the big time. LSU's defense is really, really good. Looking disinterested for most of the first half, the Tigers relied on a huge punt return by Tyrann Mathieu, then forced three Georgia turnovers in the second half, including a Morris Claiborne interception return for a touchdown, to cruise to a 42-10 win. The Big Ten title game was a rousing success. After watching blowouts in the ACC, SEC and Pac-12 championship games, it was nice to see Wisconsin and Michigan State step up and...