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MrNubbz

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Re: Bowl Games SOC
« Reply #870 on: January 12, 2019, 09:04:33 AM »
The greatest games that decided college football championships

http://www.espn.com/college-football/story/_/id/25641877/college-football-150-picks-greatest-games-decided-college-football-national-champions
ESPN is claiming 'bama's last three title runs all are in the top 5 of greatest championship games of all time. thoughts?

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Re: Bowl Games SOC
« Reply #871 on: January 12, 2019, 09:28:51 AM »
The greatest games that decided college football championships

http://www.espn.com/college-football/story/_/id/25641877/college-football-150-picks-greatest-games-decided-college-football-national-champions
ESPN is claiming 'bama's last three title runs all are in the top 5 of greatest championship games of all time. thoughts?

They put the 2016 game too high, as it was high-level and fun, but Clemson didn’t have a chance to take the lead after the score and onside. I’d bump OSU-Miami, though if I did, it would be more about dropping that game and not knowing a thing about the older ones. And that was a really good game.
It also tells me we remain good at seeing patterns or not seeing patterns that make us mad. It is not claiming Bama’s Last three title runs are in there. It’s claiming three Titles games Bama was in are in there, two wins, one loss. And two of those absolutely deserve to be in there. 

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Re: Bowl Games SOC
« Reply #872 on: January 12, 2019, 09:42:40 AM »
The greatest games that decided college football championships

http://www.espn.com/college-football/story/_/id/25641877/college-football-150-picks-greatest-games-decided-college-football-national-champions
ESPN is claiming 'bama's last three title runs all are in the top 5 of greatest championship games of all time. thoughts?

everyone's list will be different - number 11?
11. Jan. 2, 1984
Miami 31, Nebraska 30, Orange Bowl, Miami
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Re: Bowl Games SOC
« Reply #873 on: January 12, 2019, 09:53:57 AM »
everyone's list will be different - number 11?
11. Jan. 2, 1984
Miami 31, Nebraska 30, Orange Bowl, Miami
 Just spitball guess because that game was fantastic. Maybe it is docking points because it needed the other game to fully decide the championship. 
Not that I agree or don’t agree, just saying that might be the approach there. 

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Re: Bowl Games SOC
« Reply #874 on: January 12, 2019, 09:57:48 AM »
could be......

16 & 17 required more than a couple games

16. Jan. 2, 1978
No. 5 Notre Dame 38, No. 1 Texas 10, Cotton Bowl, Dallas
No. 3 Alabama 35, No. 9 Ohio State 6, Sugar Bowl, New Orleans
No. 13 Washington 27, No. 4 Michigan 20, Rose Bowl, Pasadena, Calif.
No. 6 Arkansas 31, No. 2 Oklahoma 6, Orange Bowl, Miami

17. Jan. 1, 1966
No. 4 Alabama 39, No. 3 Nebraska 28, Orange Bowl, Miami
No. 5 UCLA 14, No. 1 Michigan State 12, Rose Bowl, Pasadena, Calif.
LSU 14, No. 2 Arkansas 7, Cotton Bowl, Dallas
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