When Alabama's first-team offense came off the field for the final time in the BCS championship game, center Barrett Jones skipped toward the bench like a 302-pound schoolboy, waving his arms toward the cheering Crimson Tide fans.
A person familiar with the interview says the Browns are meeting with Montreal Alouettes coach Marc Trestman.
Nick Saban's three national titles at Alabama arguably are more impressive than Paul Bryant's six. The Bear never had to contend with scholarship limits, early entries to the NFL draft, or a conference in which football and breathing are equal in importance.
At some point, all that success should have brought real joy, or at the very least, some satisfaction. Instead, it's only made Nick Saban chase each win more relentlessly than the last.
Eddie Lacy, AJ McCarron and the No. 2 Crimson Tide rolled top-ranked Notre Dame 42-14 for the BCS championship Monday night, locking up a second straight national title and third in four years with another laugher of a title game.
Mal Moore's career was adrift.
Love `em or hate `em, it's hard to turn away from Notre Dame and Alabama.
Sometimes, the buildup to a game can overwhelm what actually happens on the field.
Alabama coach Nick Saban says he and his team "honor the opportunity" to play for a national title.