It's a new day for the sports world and a new arrival/mainstay in the columns of Bleacher Report. The beginning of these daily prophetic installments happens to fall upon an Armageddon of the college football world. A week that involves a rematch of an ill-fated championship, a chance for a freshman to dethrone the champs, and a face-off between two organizations looking to return to glory.
Miami may have stole the King from Cleveland in 2010, but the scar left by the Buckeyes in the 2002 title game still stings the Canes to their core. As for Ohio State, the 2010 seasons expectations have them raising the BCS title for the first time since that fateful game the set off this rivalry.
Penn State's Freshman QB, Robert Bolden, had his first test as the starter of a top 25 team against Youngstown State and as expected the Michigan native looked like a seasoned senior with 239 yards, 2 touchdowns, and a 69.0 completion percentage. However, his next test will be in Tuscaloosa against the reigning champs and a defense full of future NFL players.
Michigan and Notre Dame are both prestigious schools that have hit a rough patch in the recent years, which resulted in the firing of both of their head coaches over the past 3 years. The recent installments of Rich Rodriguez in Michigan and Brian Kelly in Notre Dame have restarted talks about a return to the title scene for both programs.
Quick Picks included: Florida State vs. Oklahoma, Georgia vs. South Carolina, Oregon vs. Tennessee
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