‘Bama Rolls Over Irish 42-14 For Back-To-Back Titles-Daily Sports Update
The College football season came to an end on Monday night as Alabama rolled Notre Dame 42-14 for their second straight national championship and third in the last four years. Alabama scored 4 first half touchdowns and never looked backed. The Crimson Tide put up an astounding 529 yards of total offense including 265 on the ground. Running back Eddie Lacy led the ‘Bama attack with 140 yards on 20 carries. For Alabama Head Coach Nick Saban he collects his fourth overall championship, three with Alabama and one with LSU, leaving him only two shy of Alabama’s legendary coach Paul “Bear” Bryant for most national championships. Both teams finish at 12-1 on the season.
In the NFL, Andy Reid officially takes over as the head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs after 14 years in Philadelphia. Reid has won over 130 games in his career, but the Eagles were just 4-12 this past season. He now takes over a team that finished 2-14 this past season.
Doug Marrone takes over as head coach of the Buffalo Bills as he leaves Syracuse. The Bills have not made the playoffs in 13 years and have gone through 5 head coaches in 12 years.
The Wyoming Cowboys have finally cracked the top 25 in men’s basketball. The Pokes are ranked 25th in the coaches poll and 27th in the AP poll. It’s the first time since 1988 that UW has been ranked in basketball. The Cowboys start Mountain West Conference play Wednesday night at home taking on Boise State. The Cowboys are 13-0 and Boise comes in with a record of 12-2.
Here’s Tuesday’s Daily Sports Update with Frank Gambino.