Sport Alabama Has as Many National Titles Since 2009 as Kansas Has Big 12 Wins

19:42  15 may  2018
19:42  15 may  2018 Source:   herosports.com

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Alabama had to slip into the playoff without even winning its own division. With the title game being held 70 miles from Georgia's campus in Athens, Dawg fans packed Mercedes-Benz Stadium, but it turned out to be sweet home for Alabama and now Saban is 12 -0 against his former assistants.

Critics, though, argue that but TCU may have been more deserving to play Alabama in the BCS Championship Game than Texas. In 2003 Oklahoma played LSU despite losing to Kansas State 35–7 in the Big 12 Conference title game.

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In 2017, Kansas went winless in the Big 12 and Alabama won another national championship.

Kansas won 12 games and the Orange Bowl in 2007. Alabama won seven games and lost the Independence Bowl in 2007. That was only 11 years ago.

The Jayhawks followed up the bizarre 2007 campaign with a respectable 8-5 mark in 2008 that included another bowl win, the only time in program history they've appeared in (and won) back-to-back bowl games. Then the wheels came off. Actually, the entire bus exploded and the wheels were rocketed into outer space. At the same time, Nick Saban was just revving up Alabama's dynasty bus.

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They’ll likely slide into the field if TCU upsets Oklahoma in the Big 12 title game. Instead, the Tide have become a lens through which we can assess the value of conference titles . Alabama has a résumé essentially identical to that of no. 6 Georgia.

ACC American Big 10 Big 12 Conference USA MAC Mountain West PAC- 12 SEC Sun Belt Independents. It has preseason-picked at least one of the national title game contestants 14 times in the past 25 years. Alabama Rallies To Win National Title In Overtime - Bowl Season Recap.

Kansas won one Big 12 game in 2009. Alabama won one national championship in 2009. And since that season, the Tide have won as many national titles (five) as Kansas has won conference games (five):

MORE:A Deep Dive Into What the Hell Happened to KU

YearKansas Big 12 WinsAlabama Titles
200911
201010
201101
201201
201310
201410
201501
201610
201701

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