You gotta love Corch. He’s never happy.
The voice rose up from the state of Florida eight years ago and cut deep into Big Ten country, where there existed a clamor for a historic rematch.
The voice rang with outrage against the idea that Ohio State and Michigan should play again in the Bowl Championship Series title game after the No. 1 Buckeyes had defeated the No. 2 Wolverines 42-39 in the regular-season finale in 2006.
The voice so contrarian to Midwestern wishes belonged to Urban Meyer, then coach of the Florida Gators.
“If that (rematch) does happen, all the presidents need to get together immediately and put together a playoff system. I mean like now,” Meyer said.
Welp, now he’s got one. Problem solved, right? Uh…
“I think I like it,” Meyer said. “It’s good for the fans. It’s good for college football. But there are still a lot of concerns.”
Meyer is worried about fatigue for participants and the financial strain placed upon a school’s fans and players’ families, who might have to travel to a league championship game and possibly two more postseason games within a month.
Oh, bullshit. He won’t say what he’s really concerned about. But Mark Dantonio will.
“Certainly the fifth team is going to feel a little bit left out,” Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio said.
I don’t know about you, but I know which program I’m rooting for to finish just out of the money this season.