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Rose Bowl

For me, the college football season ended last week, when Michigan tragically blew an 11-point fourth-quarter lead over Nebraska and lost, in what was one of the worst officiated games I have ever witnessed in any sport. But I digress.

Also for me, the Rose Bowl is a game that should be played between the best team in the Big Ten and the best team in the PAC 10. I hate this BCS system. But I digress again.

Our readers apparently want predictions. So I will venture one–an upset: Texas 35, USC 31.

John J. Miller, the national correspondent for National Review and host of its Great Books podcast, is the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. He is the author of A Gift of Freedom: How the John M. Olin Foundation Changed America.

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