Share “OU gallery: Sad Alabama Fans” Published: January 3, 2014

The best way to watch a dynasty end is to turn your head from the field, and look at the crowd.

There are two ways to look at Oklahoma's 45-31 victory over Alabama. The first, to which Crimson Tide fans are no doubt clinging this morning, is that Bama simply didn't care. Anything short of a title is a failure, and since that possibility disappeared over 109 yards of Jordan-Hare turf a month ago, the Sugar Bowl was just an exhibition to be gotten out of the way.

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