In the spirit of election day and a little Bruin Pride, an article taken from the Wall Street Journal online:
College Football's Battleground StatesOn this Election Day, it's fitting to spend a little time talking about America's battleground states: the ones with the most ferocious in-state college-football rivalries, that is.
The college-football battleground map looks a bit different than the political one. Ohio is the furthest thing from a tossup: 70% of respondents in a PPP survey said they're fans of Ohio State, Ohio's sole traditional power. But the electorate is split elsewhere: Arizona and Arizona State are dead even. Brigham Young (35%) has a narrow edge over nearby rival Utah (33%). Other results were surprising—like Southern California's poor showing in the Golden State. For a full electoral report, see below.