If only we had a playoff…

Shorter Dan Wetzel:   the same guys that are greedy enough to pursue a ruthless course of conference expansion were not greedy enough to pursue an enlightened course of postseason expansion that would have made them even richer.

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14 responses to “If only we had a playoff…

  1. Tom

    Conference expansion is the more conservative route and doesn’t piss off the bowl partners. That’s why they’re going that way as opposed to a playoff. Wetzel’s a numbskull.

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  2. Pat Die

    Playoffs are terrible. Our society hates them. Every sport should follow D-1’s lead and just guess which team is the champion. In fact, let’s apply that logic to everything we do. Playoffs have clearly failed in D-2 and 3 football, basketball, baseball, gymnastics, softball, NFL, NBA, MLB. Playoffs suck!

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    • Um… we have a playoff in D-1 football. You just don’t think it’s man enough. 😉

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      • Pat Died

        F#!*&@g BCS chicken-sh!t worms ain’t man enough to have a real playoff!

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        • sUGArdaddy

          Playoffs aren’t the end all, be all. Arizona & UCLA are facing off tonight for the WCWS series. UCLA beat Arizona 2 out of 3 during the regular season, but that doesn’t count for much now, does it. But Washington won the Pac-10 by a whopping 3 games, they swept Zona and split w/ UCLA, but they got knocked out early. So their conference title didn’t help them much in the playoffs.

          The message of playoffs is clear. Win ‘just enough’ to get to the dance, then turn it on. How anyone sees that as good for college football is beyond me.

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    • NRBQ

      Don’t forget NASCAR.

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  3. DawgPhan

    I might have to get the book to see exactly how a playoff is going to quadruple the revenue from the postseason…that seems like a bit of a stretch to me.

    But then again, wouldn’t you also be making a 120 slices in that pie instead of 6 or 7?

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