BCS Rose Bowl Preview: Jim Tressel’s Buckeyes Will Beat Oregon in the Trenches

Posted by Bryan Kelly on December-7-2009 Add Comments

One of those funny trends you notice when you follow college football writing long enough is the tendency for game predictions to be wrong, not only about the winner, but about the entire character of a game.

For instance, beware of any game slated to be a "defensive slugfest." More often than not, such games light the scoreboard on fire with points and will be decided in favor of whomever gets the ball last and can stage the winning drive.

The same goes for tentative "shootouts," like this year's "Red River Shootout" in the Cotton Bowl, which was supposed to feature dueling quarterbacks Sam Bradford and Colt McCoy in a Wild West free-for-all, but instead ended 16-13 and featured more big defensive plays than downfield stri...

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