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As for the 3A team beating a 4A team at the high school level, there is a good chance that can/could/does/would happen every year in every state. A 3A school can easily be the best team in the state in just about every state every year.

If that statement were true, why would high school football teams even bother splitting the schedules up into divisions based on each school's enrollment numbers? High schools are split into divisions based on the size of the school because a 4A school has a larger talent pool to field a football team than a 1A school.

I'm not suggesting that a smaller school can't defeat a school with a larger student body; it happens every Friday night. My point is the larger schools (in general) will always field better football teams than their smaller counterparts.

The same holds true in college football. If you look at the top teams in the BCS conferences and compare them with the top teams in the non-BCS conferences (as opposed to looking at the bottom dwellers you referred to), the top teams in the BCS conferences will win 90% of the games. That's not fan perception; that's reality.

And Notre Dame should be barred from any post season play whatsoever. :)

I completely agree.

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