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TCU to the Big East

MIKE CUMMINGS: This is a match made in heaven — or in football overratedness. For both parties, this really seems like a win-win situation: TCU gets the automatic BCS bid it has coveted for years, and the Big East, well, it gets probably its new best team. Which isn’t really saying all that much.

CHRIS PUMMER:TCU has done a lot to prove it can sit at the big table with the grown-up teams, including last weekend’s win against Big Ten champion Wisconsin. That means the Horned Frogs would probably would have had a place in line for the BCS buffet wherever they were seated.

It’s the Big East that was in greater danger of starving. Continue reading

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How Good Is Michigan?

BRAD GOLDBACH: I’m still not sold on this Michigan team. The Wolverines look like a one-man team right now, and this is football not basketball.

CHRIS PUMMER: The Big Ten is all about a physical brand of football. So if UMass is going to run the ball down Michigan’s throat, why won’t the Wolverines’ conference foes do it, too? Continue reading

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College Football Top Five

BRAD GOLDBACH: College football is just around the corner. A lot of big name quarterbacks like Tim Tebow, Sam Bradford and Colt McCoy are gone, and although there will be some new faces taking the field this season, one name stands above the rest: Alabama. Here’s how I see the top five shaking out right now:

ALEX PREWITT: Trot out the goofy mascots and let’s charge through the tunnel, because it’s time for college football season. There’s a jumbled mess atop the preseason rankings, a convoluted pile that doesn’t figure to sort itself anytime soon. Here’s my take on the top five entering 2010-11: Continue reading

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