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Congratulations Florida

by @ 12:22 am on January 9, 2007. Filed under 2006 BCS Championship, College Sports, Ohio State Buckeyes, Sports

Florida 41 Ohio State 14

I just don’t get it. Those weren’t the same Ohio State Buckeyes I’ve been following all season. Heck, those weren’t the same Ohio State Buckeyes I was following the past three years. It’s as if the Texas and Michigan games never happened. And I just can’t explain it.

Nonetheless, the Florida Gators have beaten the top-ranked team in the nation. And they did so decisively. And they deserve the credit.

4 Responses to “Congratulations Florida”

  1. James Young says:

    That was among the worst national championship games I’ve ever seen. I, too, am puzzled by Ohio State’s performance, though not the fan that you are.

    And the nation’s only unbeaten team, Boise State, is merely ranked fifth. Add me to the list of those favoring a playoff system.

  2. ken says:

    Things like that happen when you play an SEC team. Never believe anyone is the “national champion” unless they’ve beaten the top SEC team.

    That said, even a rabid SEC supporter like me was amazed at how thoroughly outplayed Ohio State was.

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