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Charlie's Inside Corner: January 5

National champions? Not so fast

Alabama versus Georgia. An all Southeastern Conference final for the national championship. Not so fast. What about UCF? No, that’s not some dot.com website. It is the University of Central Florida, a school that only the most savvy of sports fans has heard of. This dinky little school has 65,000 students and on Monday beat No. 7 Auburn in the Peach Bowl, 34-27, to finish the year a perfect 13-0. They were excluded from the Four-team National Playoff system.
The fact that UCF, the only school with an unblemished record, was left out of the playoffs makes ...


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