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8 Huge Neutral-Site Games With BCS Implications: Virginia Tech vs Cincinnati

5. Virginia Tech vs. Cincinnati (9/29/2012 - Landover, MD)

A year ago, Virginia Tech won the ACC Coastal division, and Cincinnati won a share of the Big East regular season title.

Both teams have had great recent success in-conference, but have struggled to win statement games against non-conference opponents. Cincinnati scheduled this game at FedEx Field for branding purposes, but it may backfire if they are indeed going to experience a rebuilding year. Expectations are higher in Blacksburg with the return of the majority of last year’s defense and quarterback Logan Thomas.

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