I wonder how many of the people whining about Northern Illinois grabbing a spot in the Orange Bowl think Cinderellas are the best thing about college playoffs.
“Just because they tweet something emotional during that time, that doesn’t matter,” Smart contended. “It gives the other team motivation. But our team was motivated to play Texas. Texas outplayed us, outcompeted us. They outcoached us. They out-physicaled us. They did a lot of things better than us.” — USA Today, 1/2/19