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by Hikohadon » Fri Oct 01, 2010 3:15 pm
by aoxo1 » Fri Oct 01, 2010 3:47 pm
by fairvis » Fri Oct 01, 2010 3:58 pm
by furls » Fri Oct 01, 2010 7:22 pm
by fairvis » Fri Oct 01, 2010 10:18 pm
by aoxo1 » Fri Oct 01, 2010 11:32 pm
fairvis wrote:Who cares about the Emerald Bowl anyways? People watch football to watch football... the bowl games (outside of one) are meaningless anyways, what's the difference keeping them around when they have exactly the same meaning- placing teams at the year-end poll?
by Hikohadon » Mon Oct 04, 2010 2:56 pm
fairvis wrote:The playoff proposals will all fall on deaf ears, because the current situation makes good money for everyone. Massive realignment to foment a playoff scenario is a non-starter. The only thing that would make sense would be to have all 11 current conferences get an autobid, and then 5 at-larges. 16 teams, first two rounds at the higher seeded team. This would keep the regular season intact, as you'd have to win your conference (or be lucky and get an auto-bid). There would be no maximum amount of conference teams in the playoffs- if the SEC had three or four teams in the top 10, then they'd all make it. It would kill the BCS, but the lesser bowl games would become like the NIT. People still watch the NIT, and it still makes money. There would be little argument from the teams "left out" as they'd still have the bowl game practices and the money associated with it- plus, they then should've won their conference.In this scenario, for example, last season would've had:1. Alabama2. Texas3. Cincinnati4. TCU5. Florida*6. Boise State7. Oregon8. Ohio State9. Georgia Tech10. Iowa*11. Virginia Tech*12. LSU*13. Penn State*14. Central Michigan15. East Carolina16. TroyIt's the only way that's fair, it's the only way that it would be done. Even with conference realignment, it would work... championship game winner gets in or regular-season champion gets in.
by Love child of shawn kemp » Mon Oct 04, 2010 7:14 pm
by jb » Tue Oct 05, 2010 8:20 am
by Triple-S » Tue Oct 05, 2010 12:09 pm
Swerb wrote:Go start a blog if you want to tell the world your incomprehendible ramblings.
Cerebral_DownTime wrote:I have a big arm and can throw the ball pretty damn far...... maybe even over those moutains. The Browns should sign me, i'll let you all in locker room to drink beer. Then we can all go out the parking lot to watch me do motorcycle stunts.
by Hikohadon » Tue Oct 05, 2010 1:42 pm
jb wrote:Hiko, address how it makes everyone more money and falates the big conferences so the competitive deck is stackd more in their favor and that starts get get real.Cause that's all tht matters.
by Madre Hill, Superstar » Fri Oct 08, 2010 12:39 pm
Hikohadon wrote:It's hard to understand why they're resisting.
by Hikohadon » Wed Oct 13, 2010 9:13 am
Madre Hill, Superstar wrote:Hikohadon wrote:It's hard to understand why they're resisting.The mob rules. Everyone in the NCAA wants a piece of that sweet sweet CFB money pie. Viewing time and interest is pretty close to a zero-sum game. Give the remaining bowl games NIT-level interest and a lot of schools aren't making as much money as they used to. I point back up thread to what Furls said about there now being 35 bowls. We're almost at the point of eventually seeing Minnesota vs Vanderbilt in the Discount Drug Mart Bowl.
by Triple-S » Wed Oct 13, 2010 1:22 pm
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by Triple-S » Mon Nov 01, 2010 12:46 pm
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