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Ranking all 39 college football bowl games for 2018-19 from the worst to the best | CBS Sports

Find the flaw in this ranking. You can’t!

But in spite of all that, it was great. There were so many moments in this game where you were openly announcing to yourself, or a crowded room, “What the f--- was that!?” If you were watching this game in a bar or alongside thousands of your closest friends on Twitter, it wasn’t just a game but a social event. Twenty years from now, you won’t remember most things from the 2018 college football bowl season, but I guarantee you’ll remember watching the Cheez-It Bowl. Just beautifully bad football. A cult classic. Five stars.

Gallery: How college football evolved toward offensive domination | Yahoo Sports

Dutch was a real one.

Gallery: How college football evolved toward offensive domination

1952 — TCU coach Dutch Meyer publishes the book, “Spread Formation Football.” Meyer only moderately spread the field, utilizing wingbacks instead of running backs, but he also dabbled with a no-huddle attack and shotgun formation.

Around Campus:

TCU’s 13-year-old sophomore helps bust myths about flatulence, duct tape on new show | The Star-Telegram

I know I should comment on how brilliant this kid is, but I just want to make a fart joke.

Cannan is a TCU sophomore double majoring in physics and astronomy/engineering with plans to be an astronaut. (He was 12 when the episodes were filmed). Cannan was the youngest MythBuster and the show’s only college student.

The show’s producers came up with the myths and let the group test them.

“There are quite a few things that I learned,” Cannan said. “In college we don’t build anything or blow anything up.”

The original “MythBusters” was popular with parents and children. Many young viewers, including Cannan, have described learning about science because they liked the show. Savage said he hopes inspire viewers to delve deep into figuring out scientific questions.

“The goal is to make something more substantial than entertainment,” Savage said.