'Bama and Texas: Blue bloods play for a title
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- Nick Saban gave Mack Brown a cooler full of Alabama's favorite, Dreamland Bar-B-Que. Brown presented Saban with a pair of genuine Texas spurs.
A quaint gesture, and a great photo op.
But the big prize -- the one they really want -- is that crystal trophy Brown and Saban posed with Wednesday, and it goes to the winner of the BCS national title game.
The undefeated Crimson Tide and Longhorns will each try to add another championship to their considerable ...
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