Plenty to celebrate for New Year's
It also means conference play, which is the best gift of all.
There have been some great games in the pre-conference season with some dazzling performances. However, the real passion of the college game begins now, when it is brother against brother, fighting bare-knuckle for a trophy.
To mark the passing of pre-conference play, and to honor the performances of players and coaches, here are my Pre-Conference All-America Teams:
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