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The Cougars sit three spots ahead of Penn State and have somehow miraculously survived the gauntlet of UTEP, East Carolina, Marshall and Rice. Meanwhile, the 12th-ranked Virginia Tech Hokies have only played one solid opponent in Clemson (a 23-3 loss).
Around that, they’ve fattened up on the likes of Boston College, Duke, Miami and Wake Forest.
And don’t give me this baseless argument that Penn State hasn’t played anyone. They scheduled Alabama non-conference, for crying out loud! How many teams have the courage to do that? Other than Oregon battling LSU, the closest one I can think of is Boise State playing Georgia.
And while the Bulldogs are good, they, my friends, are no Alabama or LSU.