Originally posted on Oregon Sports News  |  Last updated 10/26/12
A few nights ago, it was announced that the Oregon Ducks and the Ohio State Buckeyes agreed to a home and home football series. The Buckeyes will come to Autzen Stadium in 2020, and Ducks will make the return trip to Columbus in 2021. For Oregon fans, Ohio State fans, and college football fans, this is very good news. We've all grown very tired of non-conference monotony, college football powers scheduling patsy after patsy for their preseason slates, making sure they aren't tripped up before the tough conference play starts. The tactic is old. It strikes us as cheating. The big boys can pay little teams to come to their place and get their brains beat out. It’s not fair, it’s not right, and it's not how the game should be played. Unfortunately, this soft-schedule strategy is a solid recipe for success in college football, championed by the likes of Alabama, LSU, Florida, Oklahoma, and other teams each year that beat up on outclassed opponents for the first four weeks of the seas...
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