This list is completely arbitrary and not a genuine analysis of the relative merits of state fossils.
Not sure if this is being addressed elsewhere on the board, but I happened across this line in the ND night game article:
"Notre Dame and Michigan are scheduled to play each year through 2017, then take two years off to play other teams, before resuming the rivalry in 2020 through 2031."
I wonder which "other teams" would be more compelling than Michigan/ND scheduled games?
Is this an unintended consequence of the Pelosi reconciliation health bill?