College Football: Show Me the Money! Why the Bowl System Is All About Cash

Posted by Amy Daughters on December-20-2010 Add Comments

With all the controversy churning about the validity of the BCS system, it is easy to forget that the current non-BCS bowl scheme has its own set of concerns regarding equity and fairness.

The current bowl arrangement prescribes certain prearranged deals between the individual bowls, conferences and in certain cases, specific schools

Case in point, the Hawaii Bowl is meant to pit the No. 2 Conference USA team against the No. 3 WAC team or Hawaii.  For 2010 the Hawaii bowl extended bids to Tulsa and Hawaii.  This meets the standards perfectly as Tulsa finished second in C-USA and Hawaii was the WAC’s No. 3 team.

However, we...

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