College football has tough act to follow after 2007

Wouldn’t it be something if 2008 could match last year’s trip-wire to trip-wire action?
Forgetaboutit.
“I don’t think there can ever be a season like last year,” Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel said this week.

Daniel was in the huddle for a lot of the muddle.
His Tigers went from No. 1 in the nation on Dec. 1 to not even making it to a Bowl Championship Series game.
Three-loss Illinois, which lost to Missouri in the season opener, played its season-ender in the Rose Bowl.
You could look it all up in “Ripped Knee’s Believe It Or Not,” published by University of Oregon Press.
It was the season Appalachian State shocked Michigan, Stanford jaw-dropped USC, Hawaii finished 12-1 and Notre Dame finished 3-9.

latimes.com
8/28/08