Thanks for a spot-on opinion piece. This game meant something to Chattanooga. It had been nurtured locally. There was a feeling that this was the game's home. And I believe that is the most important point of Mark's article.
The NCAA should have been upfront about the fact that they had decided to go in a different direction. Could care less about Frisco, Texas, one way or another. I do believe that having the game on the same day as the Cotton Bowl pretty much relegates this game to an after thought.
Chattanooga should tell the NCAA to pound sand when this current contract expires and the novelty has worn off for Frisco.