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Matt Barkley
So many bowls, so little time
So many bowls, so little time

Just a few thoughts while we all wait anxiously for the start of the Music City Bowl, which will feature North Carolina State and Vanderbilt in the first game of today’s so-so New Year’s Eve bowl lineup. OK, tonight’s Clemson/LSU game is a pretty good matchup, but the other three games aren’t exactly what the founding fathers had in mind when they laid out the original bowl system during breaks at the Constitutional Convention. Hmmm. The most disappointing preseason BCS favorite in years – USC – will take on Georgia Tech, which will enter the Sun Bowl with an impressive 6-7 record. And you thought losing teams weren’t eligible for bowl games. The...