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UCF fans fund billboard challenging Alabama to a battle of national champions

12 January, 2018, 06:17 | Author: John Swanson
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A group of fans is trying to convince Alabama to schedule a home-and-home with UCF, and they're doing so with a billboard in Tuscaloosa.

Soren Petro, a radio show host in Kansas City, inexplicably gave UCF their lowest ranking at No. 10 behind teams such as Auburn (which UCF obviously beat head-to-head) and Miami (which lost their home bowl game). By having a ideal season and beating the only team that defeated both Alabama and Georgia this season, the UCF Knights are clearly champions.

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The UCF Knights defeated Auburn 34-27 in the Peach Bowl on New Year's Day.

Meanwhile, Alabama knocked off Georgia in the College Football Playoff title game to win the actual national championship. Rick Scott issued a proclamation declaring the Knights as national champions as well. So what did Alabama head coach Nick Saban think about it? "I mean, I'm fine with it", he went on.

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The University of Alabama may have won the college football national championship, but University of Central Florida fans believe they earned the title with their undefeated season.

But before you dismiss UCF and Bama outright, believe it or not, they've played before. Additionally, the Knights are undefeated all time against Alabama, winning the only meeting between the teams in 2000, 40-38 in Tuscaloosa. In the end, it's all in good fun, from one 2017 national champion to another.

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