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The Pac-12 underwent some major changes during the offseason, adding four new coaches and an influx of fast-paced offenses.
Like it or not, the BCS championship game will be a rematch between LSU and Alabama.
No. 2 Alabama (8-0, 5-0 SEC) vs. No. 1 LSU (8-0, 5-0), 8 p.m. (CBS).
Not long ago, it seemed the regular season might end with a logjam of undefeated teams at the top of the BCS standings.
Last year's embarrassing Holiday Bowl loss to Washington showed 11th-ranked Nebraska what happens when a team isn't ready to play.
Jake Locker bounced back from an injury he said looked worse than it was, scoring on a 25-yard run in the third quarter to help Washington to a 19-7 victory over punchless No. 17 Nebraska in the Holiday Bowl on Thursday night.
So much for all the fuss around Washington about having to play in the breath-zapping elevation at Brigham Young.
"We just ran right at 'em," Polk said. "We knew we could win if we ran the way we know how to run. They couldn't stop it. We whupped a team that didn't respect us."