Something Smells Rank: How the Media Is Leading College Football Fans Astray

Posted by James Colt on September-15-2009 Add Comments

There is a reason that NFL teams have preseason games.  

There is a reason why many of the top college football programs choose to play cupcakes for the first few games of the season.

There is a reason why polls shouldn't be conducted until the middle of the college football season.

The reason is because nobody really knows how good a team is until a few games into the season, not even the coaches.

Coaches like the easy games because it's tough for them to get a feel for who can do what from scrimmages at practice.  Scrimmages are nice, and playing hard in practice can reward a player, but there is never a substitute for game speed.

What does this all have to do with the media?


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