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Tuesday, January 12, 2010
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Miscellaneous facts and records


BCS National Championship Game Most Outstanding Players

2012 - QB A.J. McCarron, Alabama vs. LSU and LB Courtney Upshaw, Alabama vs. LSU

2011 - RB Michael Dyer, Auburn vs. Oregon and DE Nick Fairley, Auburn vs. Oregon

2010 - RB Mark Ingram, Alabama vs. Texas and DT Marcell Dareus, Alabama vs. Texas

2009 - QB Tim Tebow, Florida vs. Oklahoma and DE Carlos Dunlap, Florida vs. Oklahoma

2008 - QB Matt Flynn, LSU vs. Ohio St. and DT Ricky Jean-Francois, LSU vs. Ohio St.

2007 - QB Chris Leak, Florida vs. Ohio State and DE Derrick Harvey, Florida vs. Ohio State

2006 - QB Vince Young, Texas vs. USC and S/CB Michael Huff, Texas vs. USC (Rose Bowl)

2005 - QB Matt Leinart, USC vs. Oklahoma (Orange Bowl)

2004 - RB Justin Vincent, LSU vs. Oklahoma (Sugar Bowl)

2003 - QB Craig Krenzel, Ohio St. vs. Miami (Fla.) and S Michael Doss, Ohio St. vs. Miami (Fla.) (Fiesta Bowl)

2002 - QB Ken Dorsey and WR Andre Johnson, Miami (Fla.) vs. Nebraska (Rose Bowl)

2001 - LB Torrance Marshall, Oklahoma vs. Florida St. (Orange Bowl)

2000 - WR Peter Warrick, Florida St. vs. Virginia Tech (Sugar Bowl)

1999 - WR Peerless Price, Tennessee vs. Florida St. and CB Dwayne Goodrich, Tennessee vs. Florida St. (Fiesta Bowl)

Last time

Kickoff return for touchdown: Robbie Frey, Connecticut vs. Okla., 2011 Fiesta Bowl (95 yards)

Punt return for touchdown: Javier Arenas, Alabama vs. Utah, 2009 Sugar Bowl (73 yards)

Blocked punt for touchdown: John Hollins, Ohio St. vs. Kansas St., 2004 Fiesta Bowl (7 yards)

Blocked field goal for touchdown: Never

Pass interception for TD: Tony Jefferson, Oklahoma vs. Connecticut, 2011 Fiesta Bowl (22 yards)

Fumble returned for TD: Darwin Cook, West Virginia vs. Clemson, 2012, Orange Bowl (returned 99 yards); and Louis Nzegwu, Wisconsin vs. Oregon, 2012, Rose Bowl (returned 33 yards)

Safety: Auburn vs. Oregon, 2011 National Championship Game

Defensive two-point: Never

Shut-out: Alabama 21, LSU 0, 2012 National Championship Game

Youngest coaches to win BCS National Championship

40.35 years old: Bob Stoops, Oklahoma, Jan. 3, 2001 (born Sept. 9, 1960)
42.53 years old: Urban Meyer, Florida, Jan. 8, 2007 (born July 10, 1964)

Attendance

Highest National Championship Game Attendance (beginning 2007)
94,906 Alabama vs. Texas, Jan. 7, 2010

Highest Rose Bowl Game Attendance (BCS games only)
94,392-Washington vs. Purdue, Rose, Jan. 1, 2001

Highest Fiesta Bowl Attendance (BCS games only)
80,470-Tennessee vs. Florida St., Jan. 4, 1999

Highest Sugar Bowl Attendance (BCS games only)
79,342-LSU vs. Oklahoma, Jan. 4, 2004

Highest Orange Bowl Attendance (BCS games only
77,912-USC vs. Oklahoma, Jan. 4, 2005

Miscellaneous

The team leading at halftime is 13-0 in BCS National Championship Games (in the 2009 game, Florida and Oklahoma were tied at halftime)

Heisman Trophy Winners in BCS Games

Jan. 10, 2011, National Championship Game, Glendale - Cam Newton, Auburn (20 for 34 passing for 265 yards, 2 TDs)

Jan. 7, 2010, National Championship Game, Pasadena - Mark Ingram, Alabama (22 rushes, 116 yards, 2 TDs)

Jan. 8, 2009, National Championship Game, Miami - Sam Bradford, Oklahoma (26 of 41 passing, 256 yards, 2 TDs) Note: Tim Tebow, 2007 Heisman winner, also participated in this game

Jan. 8, 2007, National Championship Game, Glendale - Troy Smith, Ohio State (4 of 14 passing, 35 yards)

Jan. 4, 2006, Rose Bowl (NCG) - Reggie Bush, USC (13 rushes, 82 yards, 1 TD) Note: Matt Leinhart, 2004 Heisman winner, also participated in this game

Jan. 4, 2005, Orange Bowl (NCG) - Matt Leinhart, USC (18 of 35 passing, 332 yards, 5 TDs) Note: Jason White, 2004 Heisman winner, also participated in this game

Jan. 4, 2004, Sugar Bowl (NCG) - Jason White, Oklahoma (13 of 37 passing, 102 yards)

Jan. 2, 2003, Orange Bowl - Carson Palmer, USC (21 of 31 passing, 303 yards, 1 TD)

Jan. 3, 2002, Rose Bowl (NCG) - Eric Crouch, Nebraska (22 rushes, 114 yards; 5 of 15 passing, 62 yards)

Jan. 3, 2001, Orange Bowl (NCG) - Chris Weinke, Florida State (25 of 51 passing, 274 yards)

Jan. 1, 2000, Rose Bowl - Ron Dayne, Wisconsin (34 rushes, 200 yards, 1 TD)