Danny Aller is sports editor of The Albany Herald. Aller is in charge of sports operations for the newspaper.
Top-ranked FSU played in first BCS title game in 1998, then will play in the last one on Jan. 6
Seminoles will play in fourth BCS title game, second for Tigers.
Top-ranked Florida State is a 29-point favorite tonight when they take on Duke for the ACC championship.
The Seminoles appear to have a ticket to the BCS National Championship in hand if they can just win their final two games, including today’s matchup agaisnt rival Florida.
The winner of the Iron Bowl, which will take place today between Auburn and Alabama, has won the BCS national championship the past four seasons.
With serious off-field issues clouding his future, Florida State freshman quarterback Jameis Winston blocked the distractions out Saturday and helped send the senior class off with a bang against overmatched Idaho.
Heisman candidate Jameis Winston could face sexual assault charges
Heisman Trophy frontrunner Jameis Winston could be charged with sexual assault charges any day now as the No. 2 Seminoles try to focus on closing out the season undefeated and punching a ticket to the national championship game.
Indians hold off Wilkinson County, 21-14
The Herald No. 2 Seminole County Indians, unbeaten in the regular season for the first time in 40 years, picked up their state championship march after two weeks off and survived a scare from Wilkinson County, 21-14, in the first round Friday. (Updated with quotes, details at 2:42 a.m.)
Needing four straight wins to reach the BCS title game, Florida State hopes to remain on course to play for the national championship when Syracuse comes to town today.
The Indians finish unbeaten in regular season for first time since 1973
The Herald No. 2 Indians hold off No. 4 Mitchell to finish the regular season 10-0 and win their third straight Region 1-A crown. (UPDATED: 12:15 a.m.)
For the first time since 2004, both Florida State and Miami are ranked in the Top 10 entering their heated rivalry.