$30,000: The value of the American Football Coaches Association Trophy, awarded to the BCS winner. If Alabama wins the game, the Tide may want to take extra care of the handmade Waterford Crystal trophy. Last year’s trophy was shattered when the father of a player tripped and accidentally knocked it off the pedestal.
We’ve had a great bowl season, but the main event is Monday night -- No. 1 Notre Dame vs. No. 2 Alabama.