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College Bowl Games-Please Explain  
User currently offlineMeister808 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 974 posts, RR: 1
Posted (14 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 1606 times:

OK. I feel like an idiot. I am a teenaged American male, but I do not see how all of these games can determine one team that is the best. Could someone tell me why these TV guys keep talking about a national champion when there are 25 championship games?


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User currently offlinePanAm747 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 4242 posts, RR: 8
Reply 1, posted (14 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 1598 times:

The ONLY championship bowl is thursday night when Miami plays Nebraska in the Rose bowl.

(Miami will win 34-28)

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User currently offlineAlpha 1 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (14 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 1596 times:

It doesn't determine anything. All these bowl games have one thing in mind:


User currently offlineEric505 From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 592 posts, RR: 4
Reply 3, posted (14 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 1594 times:

Actually, although the Rose Bowl is the so called "national championship" only 1 of the 2 polls (AP) MUST vote the winner of that game the national champion. The ESPN/USA TODAY poll can vote ANYONE champion. Therefore, if Nebraska wins, they will automatically get 1 poll vote,while Oregon will PERHAPS get the ESPN/USA TODAY poll vote. That is what the commentators speak of when having a "split national champion." Either way, the winner of the Rose Bowl will get the Sears Trophy.


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