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Sooners Will Play Huskies In Fiesta Bowl

No, that isn't official but its a lock. Oklahoma will face off against the Connecticut Huskies in the Fiesta Bowl on New Year's Day. Its a decision that just comes down to dollar, viewers (which equals more dollars) and common sense. Because the Fiesta Bowl is host site for this season's BCS championship game they're going to have last pick on the at large teams.

The Sugar and Rose Bowls are going to take TCU and Arkansas in any order (my bet is that the Hogs wind up in New Orleans) which will leave the Orange Bowl to chose between Stanford and UConn. Let's see here, the Cardinal were ranked 4th in last week's BCS standings and have an 11-1 record. The UConn Huskies weren't ranked at all in last week's BCS standings and weren't found in any of the polls either. If you're the Orange Bowl committee its a no brainer! You take Stanford and build a match-up between the second best team in the Pac 10 and the ACC Champion.

That leaves the 8-4 Huskies heading to the desert to take on the Sooners. That's my prediction and why. Now, tell me why I'm right or wrong.