Oh, noes! College football is about to embroil itself in another existential crisis over game time.
Perhaps it was fitting that the first college football game of 2016, between Cal and Hawaii, lasted almost four hours.
It was a harbinger of the coming season, in which the average game time was the longest in college football history at 3 hours, 24 minutes. That was much too long for a number of people.
“I would like to see shorter games,” Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott said.
Scott is not alone. He is among a number of conference commissioners and head coaches who told ESPN they believe games have become too long.
The biggest challenge, however, is determining how to shorten the games.
Yeah, that’s gonna go well.
If you need a hint on how they’re about to fuck things up yet again, consider that there are more than a thousand written words in that article without a single mention of television commercials.
It’s amazing how much I can simultaneously love college football and despise the assholes running the sport. Multi-tasking, for the win…