BCS Defenders Give BS Reasons Against a Playoff

Posted by Misthaufen on September-10-2009 Add Comments

In an essay in today's New York Times, former CBS Sports and Turner Sports executive Kevin O'Malley details why so many college presidents, conference commissioners, athletic directors, and coaches oppose a college football playoff for the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) of the NCAA Division I.

The reason in brief are:

1.  The importance and uniqueness of the regular season.

2.  Regional nature of major college football.

3.  Playing of games during exam periods.

4.  Length of the regular season.

5.  Need to protect the bowl system.


Now, Mr. O'Malley argues that college presidents are "sincere" in this ju...

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