National and Big 12 recap – 2003 Season

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— National and Big 12 Recap — In 2003, the Bowl Championship Series failed to produce a consensus national champion. LSU defeated Oklahoma, 21-14, in the Sugar Bowl to claim the BCS Championship, while the University of Southern California claimed the Associated Press National title with a 28-14 win over Michigan in the Rose Bowl. The rift between the polls came when Oklahoma, despite losing the Big 12 title game to Kansas State, remained as the Bowl Championship Series Rankings No. 1 team, followed by LSU and USC. This required …


— National and Big Eight recap – 1984 — In 1984, Brigham Young University became the fourth Division 1-A football team in succession to win its first-ever national championship, capturing the 1984 crown with a 13-0 season. Despite its unblemished record, BYU had its share of critics. The naysayers arguments were only enhanced when BYU just got by an average (6-5) Michigan squad in the Holiday Bowl. Bound by contract to the Holiday Bowl, the Cougars had no option as to bowl or opponent. To its credit, though, BYU did …

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