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TCU vs Ole Miss for The Traveling Canadian Championship of College Football

John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports

When we last left the Traveling Canadian College Football Championship TCU defeated Oklahoma to win the crown, only to lose it the following week to Baylor. Baylor lost the championship the next week to West Virginia previous Canadian Champs via that 70-33 Orange Bowl win over Clemson. WVU always brings their A-Game to win the Canadian Championship. Last time they held the Championship for 283 days, this time, only 14 days, as they lost the trophy to...TCU.

For a bit it looked like the Canadian Champion would be settled in the College Football Playoff, but it wasn't meant to be. Instead, for the second straight year the SEC will attempt to wrestle the Canadian Championship away from the Big XII. Last year you'll remember Oklahoma shocked the world by beating Alabama. Big Game Bob Stoops filled his big game quota for the decade and Oklahoma will proceed to lose all the big games by all the points for 4 or 5 years.

Like the maple cream sauce on top of peach crisp, this winner of this year's peach bowl also will become the final Canadian Champion of 2014.

We previously established TCU as the Ottawa REDBLACKS:

The Ottawa Rough Riders were founded in 1876 and were a CFL tradition. The Rough Riders won nine Grey Cups, including five under the direction of former UB Head Coach Frank Clair. In 1996, the Ottawa Rough Riders folded as a franchise...think of this as the Southwest Conference.

Ottawa returned as the Ottawa Renegades in 2002, think of this as the WAC/MTN years. The Renegades suspended play after only four seasons.

In 2014, the REDBLACKS brought football back to Ottawa, think of this as the "return" to the Big XII. Why REDBLACKS? Well I don't know why all caps, but the name was changed as Saskatchewan, also known as the Roughriders, prevented Ottawa from using the name, think of Saskatchewan as Baylor. Ottawa is experiencing growing pains (currently 2-11, last in CFL) but will no doubt flourish quickly as TCU has since their move to the power 5 conference.

Think of Ole Miss as the Hamilton Tiger-Cats:

Both Ole Miss and Hamilton peaked in the 1960's, both won 3 championships between 1959 and 1969.

Both returned to glory with the help of a famous relative, for Ole Miss it was Eli Manning, for Hamilton, it was Darren Flutie.

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Will TCU be able to retain the Canadian Championship, or will the SEC win the trophy back again? Break out the Timbits, put a two-four on ice and tune in to find out today at 12:30pm.

Travelling Canadian Championship

Team

Won

Lost

Days

defeated

TCU

11/1/2014

60

WVU

WVU

10/18/2014

11/1/2014

14

Baylor

Baylor

10/11/2014

10/18/2014

7

TCU

TCU

10/4/2014

10/11/2014

7

Oklahoma

Oklahoma

12/7/2013

10/4/2014

301

Oklahoma State

Oklahoma State

11/23/2013

12/7/2013

14

Baylor

Baylor

11/17/2012

11/23/2013

371

Kansas State

Kansas State

10/27/2012

11/17/2012

21

Texas Tech

Texas Tech

10/13/2012

10/27/2012

14

WVU

WVU

1/4/2012

10/13/2012

283

Clemson

Clemson

12/3/2011

1/4/2012

32

Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech

11/10/2011

12/3/2011

23

Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech

10/29/2011

11/10/2011

12

Clemson

Clemson

9/17/2011

10/29/2011

42

Auburn

Auburn

12/4/2010

9/17/2011

287

South Carolina

South Carolina

11/13/2010

12/4/2010

21

Florida

Florida

10/30/2010

11/13/2010

14

Georgia

Georgia

10/23/2010

10/30/2010

7

Kentucky

Kentucky

10/16/2010

10/23/2010

7

South Carolina

South Carolina

10/9/2010

10/16/2010

7

Alabama

Alabama

10/2/2010

10/9/2010

7

Florida

Florida

9/11/2010

10/2/2010

21

USF

USF

1/2/2010

9/11/2010

252

NIU

Uconn

1/3/2009

1/2/2010

364

Buffalo

Rutgers

1/5/2008

1/3/2009

364

Ball St

Cincinnati

1/6/2007

1/5/2008

364

WMU