Five College Football Teams to “Put a Buck on” in 2009

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Five College Football Teams to “Put a Buck on” in 2009
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I typically don’t gamble, but sometimes there is a rare opportunity where it's fun to just throw out some money just in case. My buddy Dan and I love these situations. For instance, when reading the odds for the NCAA basketball tournament, I may announce that SW Nevada A&M is 67,000,000,000:1 to win the whole thing.

His response? “I’d put a buck on 'em.”

Maybe it's exciting because of the chance to win $67 billion. But maybe it's the fun of rooting for the impossible, the pride of “calling it” when no one else saw it coming—and yeah, the chance for a little payday doesn’t hurt.

I give you five preposterous scenarios. You choose which one is going to bring home the bacon.

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