By virtue of their semi-final wins on January 1, the # 1 Oregon Ducks and # 2 Ohio State Buckeyes will play in the first ever College Football National Championship Game in Arlington, Texas on January 12. Oregon ended Florida State’s 29 game winning streak 59-20 in the Rose Bowl. Later that night Ohio State surprised favored Alabama 42-35 in the Sugar Bowl.
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During football season you can’t drag football fans away from their TV’s. Watching their favorite college teams play is a way of life - until the season ends. Football fans are competitive and a lot of them find that playing poker is a good way to fill in time during the off season. Many of the members of the Cardschat Poker Forum are also college football fans and join in on discussions on both topics in the forum.
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