It was totally worth staying up until 3-something a.m. to see the Hawai'i Warriors complete a perfect regular season with a comeback 35-28 win over Washington.
Colt Brennan and the Warriors, with a run-and-shoot offence instead of a satchel of trick plays, are officially this year's Boise State. Like Evel Knievel, Brennan and Hawai'i are the underdog that people cheer for, no matter how much of a dog they might be. Their coach, June Jones, was in Ottawa with the Rough Riders once upon a time, so suffice to say he's in a much better place these days.
Meantime, Andy Kissko, one of Epic Carnival's stable of writers, has a letter-perfect parody of the Bowl Clusterf--k Series.
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What a Bunch of Losers: The case for cancelling college football's national title game (Josh Levin, Slate)
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