Maaco Las Vegas Bowl is Actually Worthwhile

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Traditionally, college football bowls that take place before the new calendar year are frowned upon.

In fact, recently even those that occur on the holiday for those nursing hangovers are seen as second rate-besides the Rose Bowl.

Well, it’s time to further delve into the match-ups instead of just drinking the kool-aid that the establishment would like to serve us. Yahoo Sports blogger Dan Wetzel has the definitive account on the topic in all its glory in his Death to the BCS.

By Patrick Herbert

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Complete Chaos: Just What the BCS Ordered!

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It was a good college football Saturday for the mid-majors as Boise State and TCU both won handily.

The Hawaii Warriors were manhandled despite coming to the smurf turf with an impressive resume within the WAC. Bronco quarterback Kellen Moore hits receivers across the middle with Heisman-winning level precision.

Elsewhere, TCU’s victory over the Utah Utes was much more impressive considering that both teams were rated in the top five prior to the contest. This was the biggest sporting event in Salt Lake City since it hosted the Olympics.

Gary Patterson brought in his underappreciated squad and took care of business on the road. Both of these aforementioned games are evidence that margin of victory must be part of the equation for the BCS rankings.

By Patrick Herbert

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