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Mid-day talker: Ohio State president trashes Boise State, TCU football

Posted by: Michael Rand under College football Updated: November 24, 2010 - 11:46 AM

From the AP:

Even if TCU and Boise State run the table, they still don't deserve to be in the Bowl Championship Series title game, Ohio State president E. Gordon Gee said Wednesday.

In an interview with The Associated Press, the president at the university with the largest athletic program in the country said that TCU and Boise State do not face a difficult enough schedule to play in the national championship game.

"Well, I don't know enough about the Xs and Os of college football," said Gee, formerly the president at West Virginia, Colorado, Brown and Vanderbilt universities. "I do know, having been both a Southeastern Conference president and a Big Ten president, that it's like murderer's row every week for these schools. We do not play the Little Sisters of the Poor. We play very fine schools on any given day. So I think until a university runs through that gantlet that there's some reason to believe that they not be the best teams to [be] in the big ballgame."

Gee must not have noticed when the Buckeyes played the Gophers on Oct. 30, and TCU played then-No. 5 Utah the following week.

Your thoughts on Mr. "I don't know enough about Xs and Os" in the comments.

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