The BCS era of college football ended on the night a seven-season run of SEC ownership went bust. Florida State, the team that hadn’t been tested, faced down Auburn, the team that made it to the Rose Bowl on the wings of two victories made in either heaven or Hollywood, and with 13 seconds remaining Kelvin Benjamin snatched a Jameis Winston toss from the California sky — rising above Chris Davis, the hero of the Iron Bowl — and hugged it to his chest. The Seminoles aced the only test that mattered.
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