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jefferson_dem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-06-09 07:43 PM
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It's official: No. 1 達ama vs. No. 2 Texas for BCS title
It's official: No. 1 達ama vs. No. 2 Texas for BCS title
TCU, Cincy, Boise St. also unbeaten, but not in national championship game
The Associated Press

updated 8:12 p.m. ET, Sun., Dec . 6, 2009

Alabama and Texas get to play in a national title game. For TCU, Cincinnati and Boise State, the math doesn稚 quite add up but they still get a spot in a BCS bowl.

The quirky, often imperfect method of choosing a national champion succeeded Sunday in matching top-ranked Alabama against No. 2 Texas in the BCS championship a Jan. 7 game between undefeated teams that will bring together Heisman Trophy hopefuls Colt McCoy of the Longhorns and Mark Ingram of the Crimson Tide.

And, of course, it also produced plenty for the little guys to get upset about.

No. 3 TCU, No. 4 Cincinnati and No. 6 Boise State also finished undefeated. All three were included in the BCS, but none will play for the title, which will renew the annual debate about college football痴 way of determining the best team in the land.

的f we were going to talk about fairness, the first thing we壇 do is destroy that whole structure, said Jay Coakley, a sociology professor who authored the textbook, 鉄port In Society: Issues and Controversies. 典hat痴 the least fair thing in all of college sports. It doesn稚 even pretend to be fair.

Seeking its first national title since 1992, Alabama opens as a 3-point favorite for the game at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif. That痴 the place where Vince Young almost singlehandedly led Texas to a victory over Southern California in 2006 to claim the national title.

The other BCS matchups: Oregon against Ohio State in the Rose Bowl; Iowa against Georgia Tech in the Orange; Florida against Cincinnati in the Sugar and TCU against Boise State in the Fiesta.

展e池e here to prove a point, TCU coach Gary Patterson said after his team痴 fate was announced. 的 voted for us No. 2 in polls today when we voted. We believe we have a great football team and we池e out to show we could be the No. 1 team in the nation.

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RubyDuby in GA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-06-09 09:52 PM
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1. Damn it! It was bad enough to have had to root for Bama over Florida, but now
to have to do it again to beat Texas! AARrrrggghhhhh!!!!!

Georgia better get their crap together for next year because this year it wasn't worth my Saturdays to watch the girls play.
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