Favorites must always beware
Miami, Florida State and Texas A&M all lost to underdog opponents last weekend. How do such big upsets occur?
Originally Published: November 3, 2004By Rod Gilmore | ESPN Insider
Miami, Florida State and Texas A&M suffered big upsets last weekend, and we heard the usual cliché that the three favorites "weren't ready to play." How can a Top 25 team not be ready to play? How do such big upsets occur?
There are actually a few common factors to big upsets, shedding some light on how a favorite might fall.
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