Shorter Michael Rosenberg: If you ignore BYU winning a national title in 1984, the old bowl system makes a lot more sense than what we’ve got now.
“Just because they tweet something emotional during that time, that doesn’t matter,” Smart contended. “It gives the other team motivation. But our team was motivated to play Texas. Texas outplayed us, outcompeted us. They outcoached us. They out-physicaled us. They did a lot of things better than us.” — USA Today, 1/2/19