Auburn Loss Ends Seven Years of SEC Football Dominance

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston throws a pass during the BCS National Championship between the Auburn Tigers and the Florida State Seminoles at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., on Jan. 6 Photograph by Cal Sport Media via AP Photo

It’s been a humbling week for Southeastern Conference college football. Last night, the Atlantic Coast Conference ended the SEC’s seven-year run of national championships as Florida State University beat Auburn University in an up-and-down BCS Championship game at the Rose Bowl. Four days earlier, the University of Oklahoma humbled Nick Saban’s University of Alabama team in the Sugar Bowl. The sound you hear this morning is SEC honks not chanting anything. Well, I bet the fool at Bloomberg Businessweek who wrote “Why the SEC Dominates College Football, in Six Charts” feels stupid now.

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