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Solving the problem of the BCS, part 2

lorida quarterback Tim Tebow (15) looks for an open receiver as Alamaba's Bobby Greenwood closes in during the second quarter of the Southeastern Conference Championship NCAA football game at the Georgia Dome Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008 in Atlanta.  (AP)

lorida quarterback Tim Tebow (15) looks for an open receiver as Alamaba's Bobby Greenwood closes in during the second quarter of the Southeastern Conference Championship NCAA football game at the Georgia Dome Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008 in Atlanta. (AP)

Ok, it’s been a while since I last posted.

Since the last time I posted on this blog the Nebraska Cornhuskers have beaten Colorado and seemingly locked up a birth into the Gator Bowl. Oklahoma won the Big 12 three-way tiebreaker and will play Missouri tonight for the Big 12 championship. Texas has cried foul, and called for support to make the BCS Championship game anyway. However, this all centers more and more over people complaining about the BCS.

Exactly a month ago I wrote my idea for a solution to the BCS problem and how to organize an FBS playoff. And right now I’m sticking by this proposal more than ever. Continue reading

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Question of the BCS

President-elect Barack Obama points to supporters after his acceptance speech at the election night rally in Chicago, Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008. (AP)

President-elect Barack Obama points to supporters after his acceptance speech at the election night rally in Chicago, Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008. (AP)

In the past couple of days there has been much talk about the BCS. Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops, USC head coach Pete Carroll and Jo Pa from Penn State haveĀ all come out against college football’s championship.

Not only that, but leading up to the elections of the past week, now President-elect Barack Obama spoke out against the BCS saying “it’s time for a playoff.” However, some people still like the BCS and don’t mind how it stirs conversation and controversy in the land of college sports.

With that in mind I can’t help but think about the different choices and what I would like to see done. Obviously, there are a few changes that I think should happen in the college football landscape. Continue reading