Alabama survives, heads to title game atop UPS Team Performance Index
The little bit extra that got reigning Bowl Championship Series champion Alabama back to the national title game may also have been just enough to keep it atop the final regular season UPS Team Performance Index as college football heads into bowl season.
The Crimson Tide (12-1), ranked No. 2 in both the AP Top 25 and BCS standings, nipped Kansas State in the index by the slimmest of margins -- one-hundredth of a point. Some of the credit for that standing goes to the team's offensive outburst ...
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