Scouting Reports

August 20, 2006

It looks likeanother January date in the Arizona desert for Ohio State and Notre Dame.Matched in the Fiesta Bowl last season, they will butt heads again, but thistime in new Cardinals Stadium and for higher stakes--in the BCS nationalchampionship game

SI'S TOP 20

1 OHIO STATE

2 NOTRE DAME

3 TEXAS

4 LSU

5 USC

6 WESTVIRGINIA

7 AUBURN

8 CAL

9 FLORIDA

10 MICHIGAN

11 GEORGIA

12 FLORIDASTATE

13 LOUISVILLE

14 OKLAHOMA

15 CLEMSON

16 ARIZONASTATE

17 MIAMI

18 NEBRASKA

19 PENN STATE

20 OREGON

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HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
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HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
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Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)