2008 Utah Football–A Team That Won America’s Sympathy But No Title

The 2008 college football season was ultimately remembered for Florida’s victory over Oklahoma for the national championship and Alabama’s return to prominence under Nick Saban. But the midmajor team that captured America’s sympathies deserves a little love themselves. The 2008 Utah football team did everything they realistically could to make their case for #1, including a memorable Sugar Bowl takedown of one of the big boys.