College Football, Computers and Disputed National Rankings NPR's Mike Pesca speaks with Newsday sports writer Johnette Howard about the role of computers in selecting a national college football championship team. Many consider the University of Southern California to be the true champion, especially after the team's decisive win in the Rose Bowl -- but the computers picked Louisiana State University.
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College Football, Computers and Disputed National Rankings

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NPR's Mike Pesca speaks with Newsday sports writer Johnette Howard about the role of computers in selecting a national college football championship team. Many consider the University of Southern California to be the true champion, especially after the team's decisive win in the Rose Bowl — but the computers picked Louisiana State University.