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Dallas area may not appreciate what Chattanooga has
Mark Wiedmar, columnist for the Chattanooga Times Free Press, wrote about a threat to his community: Frisco, Texas.
The Collin County suburb offered a bid for the Football Championship Subdivision title game, an event Chattanooga has hosted for the last 13 years. The NCAA announces the next host for the event on Thursday. Wiedmar and others in his city wanted to be to the FCS title game what Omaha, Neb., is to the College World Series
“It’s difficult to see how the game becomes more important in the distant Dallas suburb of Frisco, especially when next season’s Jan. 7, 2011, date places it directly opposite the Cotton Bowl and on the same weekend the Dallas Cowboys could host a playoff game,” writes Wiedmar. “You think a single Texan would care about seeing, let’s say, Northern Iowa face UMass on a weekend like that?”
Click here to read the column.
From staff reports, The Dallas Morning News