Here is why CFP selections angered Woody
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Here is why CFP selections angered Woody

There were no second chances for Hayes' teams that the 2016 Buckeyes have received

Photo: Penn State players celebrate Big Ten title

If you think the College Football Playoff committee selecting Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State and Washington set off angry debates on terra firma, consider Woody Hayes watching as he sat among the football gods.

He threw down in anger his hat with the block O. He searched for first-down yard-markers to bust over his knee. He looked around for a player to punch, but then he remembered he’s in heaven. ... 


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Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan is an award-winning sportswriter and the author of "Raye of Light". Tom has also written for the San Diego Union-Tribune, Voice of San Diego, Chargers.com, Rivals.com, and Gameday Central. He has won multiple first-place awards from the San Diego Press Club and first place from the Copley News Service Ring of Truth Awards. The National Football Foundation/San Diego Chapter presented him its Distinguished American Award in 2003 and USA Track and Field’s San Diego Chapter its President’s Award in 2000.

Raye of Light: Jimmy Raye, Duffy Daugherty, the integration of college football and the 1965-66 Michigan State Spartans

By Tom Shanahan; Foreword by Tony Dungy; August Publications

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