That’s right, I rarely run into a college
football fan who argues in favor of the BCS system.
That’s why I’m going to lay out a simple formula and
timetable for how it can all work for everyone.
Open dates break the flow of
the season for fans, coaches and players.
happen, deal with it!
With #1 in
mind, start the season for every team on Labor Day Weekend and play 12
consecutive weeks (eight conference games and four non-conference
Week 13 of the season would be the
conference championship weekend.
conferences participating in Division I-A football would qualify one
team for the 16-team playoff field.
committee similar to the one who selects the NCAA field of 64
for basketball will select five at-large teams and
seed the teams 1-16.
there you have a four-round tournament with 16 teams that begins the
week after the conference championship games and ends New Year's Day
with the College Football Super Bowl.
Here’s how it would have worked this year:
Regular Season September 3rd
(12 consecutive weeks)
Conference Championship Games November
Round 1, December 3rd
Round 2, December 10th
Round 3, December 17th
HYPE WEEK, December 24th (Not an open date but a hype week. If you’re going to have a game that could
rival the real Super Bowl, you need an extra week)
Round 4 (New Year's Day):
College Football Super Bowl Championship Game (Just like Labor Day weekend and Super Bowl
Sunday, the majority of Americans have this day off work, which means a
HUGE audience for the game. Also, start
the game at 6 p.m., that way everyone in the country can see it, young
College Football needs to get back to
the basics. Start strong on Labor Day,
finish stronger on New Year's Day and have an Undisputed Champion! Wow, it makes sense to me……..what about you?
With all that in mind, here are your
updated “Miller Lite Standings & Picks”:
Eddie King 20-9-1
AC Casey 7-6
Ian the Animal
“Miller Lite Locks” for week 11:
Eddie King’s Locks:
Vikings +10 @ Giants
Broncos -3.5 @ Raiders
Redskins -2 @ Buccaneers
AC Casey’s Locks:
Raiders +3.5 vs. Broncos
Panthers -10 vs. Jets
Cowboys +2.5 @ Eagles
Ian The Animal:
Georgia Tech +5 @ UVA
UCF +8 @ UAB
South Florida -8 @ Syracuse
Texas -33.5 vs. Kansas
TCU -29.5 vs. UNLV
Texas Tech -24 @ Oklahoma State
Until we greet you next week
from the Miller Lite Sports Bar, have a great sports weekend.