Category: College Football Playoff

Kevin Sumlin Says the Texas A&M Aggies are Still Playing Catch-Up in the SEC

Friday, February 8th, 2013

When Texas A&M joined the SEC there were many detractors. Not only was Kevin Sumlin making the leap from the University of Houston in Conference USA but he was bringing a wide-open, high-scoring offense to the toughest and most physical conference in all of college football. After the first SEC ...

Alabama Coach Nick Saban: Making Sure the Best Four Teams Make the Playoff Should Be the Number One Priority

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

This should come as no surprise, but Alabama football coach Nick Saban thinks the new four-team playoff should include the best four teams in college football regardless of whether they win their conference. It would be much more shocking if Saban, whose Alabama team faced fellow SEC foe LSU in ...

Fiesta Bowl Could Be In Peril As BCS Launches Task Force To Study The Investigations

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

By now, just about everyone probably knows the tale of John Junker, the former CEO and president of the Fiesta Bowl who lost his job after the bowl's investigations revealed massive amounts of improper spending. What we don't know yet is exactly what Junker's activities will cost the bowl. The Bowl ...

New NCAA President Dr. Mark Emmert Can’t Change the BCS

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

A newly named NCAA President who has previously, publicly declared his positive feelings towards the inevitability of a college football playoff apparently means nothing. Dr. Mark Emmert, the current President of the University of Washington has been tabbed as the next chief of the NCAA. He is set to take ...

Down With Thinking, Up With Sport

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

One of the biggest things which attracts sports fans is that there's a winner and loser every night; a finite answer as to who is the best.  College football goes away from that with their BCS ranking system.  Their subjective grading methods where two teams are picked to play in ...