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LAMM AT LARGE: Is Parity Back in CFB?

todaySeptember 13, 2022

When Nick Saban talked about parity in college football this summer, I laughed  I think most of us did.
Well, maybe he had a point. What we saw last weekend was the non-Power 5 programs making a bold statement. Appalachian State winning at Texas A&M (ranked 5th), Marshal winning at Notre Dame (8) and even Georgia Southern winning at Nebraska. Earlier this year ODU won at Virginia Tech.
We’ll probably see the same old bunch — Georgia, Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State — making up the 4-team playoff, but what happens when the CFP expands to 12 teams? What happens when App State and other non-Power 5 teams get in the mix?
We’ve seen shocking upsets before. A decade ago App State went to the Big House and beat Michigan, for example. Georgia Southern beat a struggling Gator team on Florida Field.
But nothing like what happened last weekend. The big question is why these lower level schools are pulling these shocking upsets?
Is it the transfer portal? The NIL?
College football is achanging and I think that’s a good thing

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