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WILL IT BE A UTAH JUDGE instead of a IDAHO ONE that TAKES DOWN the BCS?

It appears that the Utah Attorney General’s office (through private counsel versed in the field) will sue the BCS, reports the Arizona Republic:

Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff said Monday that highly ranked Boise State University’s exclusion from a lucrative Bowl Championship Series game bolsters his pending lawsuit against college football’s postseason system, which determines a national champion.

Bravery and trouble-making for good must run in the Shurtleff family (here‘s Hal Shurtleff restoring the Republic one person at the time) and I say RAH!  Although it will not change the Sugar Bowl’s lineup, the suit could be worth millions:

Had Boise State, which played in the 2007 and 2010 Fiesta Bowls, or another school from those five conferences been invited to a BCS game, the shared payout for those conferences would have increased to $26.4 million.

Shurtleff contends the snub of Boise State Broncos has strengthened his suit:

Shurtleff said the Sugar Bowl’s decision Sunday to pass Boise State, the seventh-highest-ranked team in the BCS standings, in favor of a match between No. 11 Virginia Tech and No. 13 Michigan adds evidence for his suit because of the lost revenue for Boise State and its conference.

The word’s spreading to Idaho!  Here’s a blog entry (“Idaho should be hitched to this wagon”) from an Idaho state representative (dist 15 – Rep. Lynn Luker) I found on the web. So will the Idaho AG file suit?  We’ll see…
Meanwhile, remember, you have choices in such things as insurance.  See this blog post for how to protest at Allstate its endorsement of the BCS mess!

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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