Greg Sankey has some invaluable advice for Central Florida.
Sankey was asked about UCF and its place in the playoff picture during a radio interview at the Learfield Intercollegiate Athletics Forum on Thursday. The commissioner compared UCF’s situation to when the SEC placed only three teams in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament in 2016.
“We weren’t living up to our expectations. Rather than point to the selection committee, other people … we looked inward and said: ‘How do we adjust to the circumstances around us?’” Sankey said. “I would observe that’s the challenge for everybody at the FBS level.”
See there, UCF? All you need is a cash flow about ten times the amount you’re getting now and everything is fixable.
Greg wants to say it’s about scheduling upgrades, but it’s a lot easier to stick another game or two in a thirty-game or so basketball schedule than it is in a twelve-game football one. Besides, how many schools want to dump Directional State A&M to play UCF right now? (Florida just dodged that bowl game matchup.) If Sankey wants to be helpful, maybe he can push his member schools into scheduling Central Florida.
Just when I was really unsympathetic to the Knights’ national championship silliness, you had to go and say that, Greg. Well played, you smug bastid.