Rank 'Em: Most important BCS players

January 4, 2012

Is Tyrann Mathieu the BCS title game's most important player?

Who are the most important players in the BCS Championship Game?

There will be plenty of talent on the field when LSU and Alabama meet in the BCS title game on Monday. But who is the one player who will make the biggest difference in the game?

Will Heisman finalist Tyrann Mathieu get your No. 1 vote? Or will that belong to another Heisman runner-up, Trent Richardson? And just how important will the place-kickers be in this game?

DIRECTIONS: To rank, click on each candidate's image. You most select at least FIVE candidates to submit your ballot.

Most important BCS players

Drew Alleman

Drew Alleman

LSU Kicker

Mark Barron

Mark Barron

Alabama Safety

Morris Claiborne

Morris Claiborne

LSU Cornerback

Dont'a Hightower

Dont'a Hightower

Alabama Linebacker

Jordan Jefferson

Jordan Jefferson

LSU Quarterback

Jeremy Shelley & Cade Foster

Jeremy Shelley & Cade Foster

Alabama Kickers

Jarrett Lee

Jarrett Lee

LSU Quarterback

Tyrann Mathieu

Tyrann Mathieu

LSU Cornerback/Punt Returner

Marquis Maze

Marquis Maze

Alabama Wide Receiver

A.J. McCarron

A.J. McCarron

Alabama QB

Sam Montgomery

Sam Montgomery

LSU Defensive End

Rueben Randle

Rueben Randle

LSU Wide Receiver

Trent Richardson

Trent Richardson

Alabama Running Back

Courtney Upshaw

Courtney Upshaw

Alabama Linebacker

Brad Wing

Brad Wing

LSU Punter

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