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FILE- In this Jan. 3, 2011, file photo, Stanford linebacker Chase Thomas (44) watches as Virginia Tech's Andre Smith dives for a pass during the second half of the Orange Bowl NCAA college football game in Miami. Apathy appears to have set in among many college football fans toward the marquee games and bowl officials seem ready to explore ways to fix it. The problem isn't the national championship game. Ticket sales for other games have been sluggish and ratings generally have been lukewarm for matchups that haven't gotten the casual fan excited.(AP Photo/J Pat Carter, File)
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FILE- In this Jan. 3, 2011, file photo, Stanford linebacker Chase Thomas (44) watches as Virginia Tech's Andre Smith dives for a pass during the second half of the Orange Bowl NCAA college football game in Miami. Apathy appears to have set in among many college football fans toward the marquee games and bowl officials seem ready to explore ways to fix it. The problem isn't the national championship game. Ticket sales for other games have been sluggish and ratings generally have been lukewarm for matchups that haven't gotten the casual fan excited.(AP Photo/J Pat Carter, File)

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