CornNation Loses Your Money: Conference Championship Edition – Corn Nation

Mike: Jon reminded me Thursday that football season is only over for the Huskers.

Jill: Football goes on when the Huskers are not bowling? The world is cruel and unfair.

Patrick: I have nothing to contribute today.

Pac-12 Championship; Santa Clara, CA

Utah (-6.5) vs. Oregon

Mike: Sorry, Pawwwwwlll. I do want to see Utah get a shot in the College Football Playoff. Utes 34, Duck 27

Jill: Out of all of my preseason predictions, this one might have been the closest to a ‘good’ one I had (picking Utah for the playoff). I’m going all-in. Utes by 10.

Patrick: Utah should win. I want them to win. I’d like Utah to make the playoff and win the first game against an SEC opponent because they don’t believe football takes place west of Texas. Well, most of the country doesn’t believe it does but I digress. I have always had a soft spot in my heart for mountain state teams outside of CU. However, the Pa-12 eats their own. Go Utes but…University of Oregon 23 University of Utah 21

Big XII Championship; JerryWorld

Oklahoma (-8.5) vs. Baylor

Mike: Baylor should still be smarting from blowing that 28-3 lead over the Sooners three weeks ago. Give me the upset in the rematch. Bears 38, Soondoggies 30

Jill: Baylor winning would clear the way for the Utes to be selected to the playoff. Still don’t want to root for them. I prefer a scenario where