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Old 10-18-2008, 10:03 PM
 
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I thnik taht the BCS is alot better than it use to be. I mean how many national championships has USC won by playing in teh rosebowl that was not that good a game.At leasst the #1 team has to play the #2 team now. Too many times weak conferences have named a champion by then playing only one ranked tem in the bowl game.
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Old 10-19-2008, 07:16 AM
 
Location: Wilmington, NC
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the BCS is better than what they used to have. back in the day, the big 10 and pac 10 used to hide behind the rose bowl and not play the best teams. playoff system would still be the best!

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I thnik taht the BCS is alot better than it use to be. I mean how many national championships has USC won by playing in teh rosebowl that was not that good a game.At leasst the #1 team has to play the #2 team now. Too many times weak conferences have named a champion by then playing only one ranked tem in the bowl game.
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Old 10-19-2008, 08:45 AM
 
Location: Austin, Texas
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the BCS is better than what they used to have. back in the day, the big 10 and pac 10 used to hide behind the rose bowl and not play the best teams. playoff system would still be the best!
As opposed to the SEC, Big 12/SWC tie-ins which have always been in place too?

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Old 10-19-2008, 08:47 AM
 
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Why are we fighting over the past? Lets all just hope we have the teams who deserve to be in the BCS games get in. I cant take another blow out in the National Championship game.
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Old 10-19-2008, 09:07 AM
 
Location: Austin, Texas
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Why are we fighting over the past? Lets all just hope we have the teams who deserve to be in the BCS games get in. I cant take another blow out in the National Championship game.
I'll tell one thing, UT looked tough to beat last night. I would like to see UT vs. USC.
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Old 10-19-2008, 09:08 AM
 
Location: Wilmington, NC
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those teams were never forced to play against another conference. remember when michigan split with nebraska? michigan got to play a horrible washington state team, and nebraska had to play the #3 team. nebraska killed tennessee, and michigan barely beat washington state.

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As opposed to the SEC, Big 12/SWC tie-ins which have always been in place too?

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Old 10-19-2008, 09:22 AM
 
Location: Austin, Texas
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those teams were never forced to play against another conference. remember when michigan split with nebraska? michigan got to play a horrible washington state team, and nebraska had to play the #3 team. nebraska killed tennessee, and michigan barely beat washington state.
Southern bowl games rarely invited Western teams to play in them. In fact, only once has the Sugar Bowl had a West Coast team in it, St Mary's in 1946? The SEC had a tie-in with the Sugar Bowl. Same with the other bowl games. They have all had some tie-in or another.

The Pac-10 and Big 10 have historically played against each other, but not always. Tennessee, Alabama, SMU, Nebraska, Duke, Navy, Tulane, Pittsburgh have all played in the Rose Bowl Game. Overall, every bowl game has their tie-ins and teams they will and will not invite. It is all about money sadly.

I do agree that we need a playoff system.
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Old 10-19-2008, 09:30 AM
 
Location: Wilmington, NC
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the only problem with a playoff system that includes the champs of each conference, is what to do with notre dame. would it force them to join a conference? I think it should be a prerequisite that you win your conference to play in a playoff.

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Southern bowl games rarely invited Western teams to play in them. In fact, only once has the Sugar Bowl had a West Coast team in it, St Mary's in 1946? The SEC had a tie-in with the Sugar Bowl. Same with the other bowl games. They have all had some tie-in or another.

The Pac-10 and Big 10 have historically played against each other, but not always. Tennessee, Alabama, SMU, Nebraska, Duke, Navy, Tulane, Pittsburgh have all played in the Rose Bowl Game. Overall, every bowl game has their tie-ins and teams they will and will not invite. It is all about money sadly.

I do agree that we need a playoff system.
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Old 10-19-2008, 09:34 AM
 
Location: Austin, Texas
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the only problem with a playoff system that includes the champs of each conference, is what to do with notre dame. would it force them to join a conference? I think it should be a prerequisite that you win your conference to play in a playoff.
Agreed. Or we can just ignore them. I think we can agree to that, hey?
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Old 10-19-2008, 09:47 AM
 
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I don't like notre dame, but they have a ton of tradition. I think it is bad for college football when they suck. I hate michigan, but don't like watching them lose to bad teams. I watched the gators suck under ron zook. it was freaking depressing.

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Agreed. Or we can just ignore them. I think we can agree to that, hey?
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