Friday, December 12, 2003

Fulmer: We wuz robbed by the BCS

Tennessee coach Phil Fulmer and Clemson coach Tommy Bowden met with the media in Atlanta on Thursday to promote the Jan. 2 Peach Bowl matchup between the two schools. Fulmer made the accurate point that the sixth-ranked Vols got the shaft from the BCS. (Stories here, here, here and here.

The State's Doug Nye, a television writer, also blames ESPN, which has played a hand in the proliferation of postseason bowl games.

VOLS SELL OUT: Tennessee has sold its allotment of tickets for the Peach Bowl, the first time that's happened since the 1998 national championship game.

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