BCS National Championship pits Big Ten vs. SEC

No two fan bases are louder and prouder than those represented by Ohio State and LSU in this Allstate BCS National Championship Game.

The Big Ten and Southeastern conferences put more fannies in seats every autumn than any other leagues. They have more tradition than any other leagues. And they have more to argue about with each other than any other leagues.

An ESPN.com Tale of the Tape to tell 'em apart:

Pat Forde is a senior writer for ESPN.com. He can be reached at ESPN4D@aol.com.