What Sets Oregon Apart From FSU?

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The Seminoles have been dubbed the underdogs for today’s match-up with Oregon in the 101st Rose Bowl. So what has happened this season to cause the undefeated, defending national champions to come into the inaugural College Football Playoff with anything less than assurance of a second consecutive title? Chantel Jennings of ESPN.com stated 10 reasons why Oregon will be successful …

Oregon’s Championship Luck

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Teams that win championships have a number of seasonal components, all of which will contribute to their success.  Elements such as coaching talent, player ability, facilities and the support of administration and fans frame a fifth component “Championship Luck.”   One seldom reads or hears of Championship Luck contributing to a pivotal game victory.  Instead, we read of a freshman having …