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Virginia Tech: Your 2015 Transitive National Champions

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Congratulations to the Transitive National Champion Virginia Tech Hokies!

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We know from mathematics that if A > B, and B > C, it follows that A > C, right?

Now apply that logic to the 2014-15 college football season. Any way you slice it, the Hokies are the national champs!

First, let's look at the so-called champs, the Ohio State Buckeyes. Ohio State lost to Virginia Tech - at home no less! Clearly, the Hokies are more deserving than the Buckeyes. Ohio State finished 14 - 1, and Virginia Tech was the ONE!

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Virginia Tech may have not won the title. But damn, it feels good. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Hokies?src=hash">#Hokies</a> <a href="http://t.co/pWdfzL25l7">pic.twitter.com/pWdfzL25l7</a></p>&mdash; Clark Ruhland (@Hokie20) <a href="https://twitter.com/Hokie20/status/554867101383815169">January 13, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>neVer forgeT <a href="http://t.co/b6ePZPJzMv">http://t.co/b6ePZPJzMv</a> <a href="http://t.co/AHBKVvdKAp">pic.twitter.com/AHBKVvdKAp</a></p>&mdash; VTScoop247 (@VTScoop247) <a href="https://twitter.com/VTScoop247/status/555022513382887425">January 13, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Frankly, I don&#39;t want to live in a world where the national champ lost to Virginia Tech by two TDs at home.</p>&mdash; BC Interruption (@bcinterruption) <a href="https://twitter.com/bcinterruption/status/554837493648855040">January 13, 2015</a></blockquote>

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But wait, there's more... what about the runner-up, the Oregon Ducks?

Oregon lost to Arizona during the regular season.

Arizona lost to the USC Trojans.

USC lost to Boston College. (I know, BC beat VT, but hey, this is MY post - get your own!)

BC lost to Louisville.

Louisville lost to Virginia.

Virginia lost to Virginia Tech.

So there you have it: either way you go, whether through Ohio State's season or through Oregon's, one thing is clear - Virginia Tech is the undisputed Transitive National Champion team!

...unless you factor in Wake Forest...

September 7th cannot come soon enough...

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>236 days until Blacksburg hosts the 2014 National Champs in the 2015 opener. 9/7/15 <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Hokies?src=hash">#Hokies</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/VTFB15?src=hash">#VTFB15</a> <a href="http://t.co/CZKe80SYHu">pic.twitter.com/CZKe80SYHu</a></p>&mdash; VT Football (@VT_Football) <a href="https://twitter.com/VT_Football/status/554868222240243712">January 13, 2015</a></blockquote>

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