November 17 was a day that will live in infamy, at least for the Oregon Ducks and the Kansas State Wildcats. That cruddy day brought losses to the No. 1 and No. 2 teams in the nation, and derailed national championship dreams for both.
Life goes on, and so does college football. Sometimes it's ironic how things work out, and the 2013 Fiesta Bowl is all of that and more. Scheduled to meet in a preseason game that was ultimately cancelled by—fill in the team of your choice here, since there is disagreement on which team really cancelled—Kansas State and Oregon seemed destined to meet.
The coaches and the stars are well-established, and have been getting their share of the pre-game hype. However, there might be some matchups that are being overlooked as media and fans concentrate on the high-profile matchups.
Here's what I came up with.