UCF fans buy Tuscaloosa billboard, make Crimson Tide an offer

Florida representative interrupts C-SPAN coverage to honor UCF

A billboard has gone up in Tuscaloosa, allegedly paid for by UCF fans and it's sure to be noticed.

Six voters in the final Associated Press poll voted UCF as the top football team in America. The group, however, missed deadlines, so the fans changed the ad and the made arrangements to put the sign near the University of Alabama.

This season, the Auburn Tigers beat both the Georgia Bulldogs and the Alabama Crimson Tide, who are playing in the last game of the College Football Playoff.

In the week since AD Danny White made his "National Champions" declaration after the Knights took down Auburn in the Peach Bowl, UCF dominated national discussion and generated debate over flaws in the current system, which are heavily skewed to benefit teams from the so-called Power Five conferences.

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The rankings rewarded UCF for being the only undefeated team in the country, and some of UCF's wins rank out better in the Colley Matrix than they do in other systems.

Alabama is your national champion. Alabama claimed the Coaches Poll title in 1973 before losing to Notre Dame. "I mean, I'm fine with it", he went on. "How about a home & home series with UCF?" Additionally, the Knights are undefeated all time against Alabama, winning the only meeting between the teams in 2000, 40-38 in Tuscaloosa.

They hold the bragging rights, but the next meeting could be very different. A future meeting of the teams would do nothing to change the outcome of 2017, but it'd still be fun, and fun things are good.

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