Have Georgia Tech play in the Humanitarian Bowl again this year.
The Roady’s Truck Stops Humanitarian Bowl.
Boy, wouldn’t you like to see them hoist that banner at BDS…
Surprise, surprise. Matt Hayes has an excellent column up discussing three flaws facing a national playoff scheme for college football.
The best point of the three he makes (and it’s one that I’ve made before) is that a playoff lessens the value of the regular season – not just in terms of the impact of games, but in terms of what the games are worth to advertisers.
Which means Bernie not only has to come up with enough money with a playoff to pay something to every D-1 school without lessening the current payout to BCS schools, but he also has to make up for the likely shortfall the BCS conferences will face as the regular season TV moneys dwindle.
It’ s so easy.
Per the Athens Banner-Herald, the first two games of the season are set to air on ESPN2:
The Sept. 1 game against Oklahoma State will air at 6:45 p.m. and the Sept. 8 game against South Carolina is set for 5:45 p.m, according to an ESPN spokesman on Wednesday.
That’s good for fans hoping to avoid the mid-day sun and bad for certain school administrators who would prefer as little tailgating as possible.
In other words, a win-win in my book.