Sound Off: Too Big of a Gap Between Regular Season and National Championship?

Posted by Joe Librizzi on December-14-2009 Add Comments

Every year in college football there is always a debate about whether or not we should use the current BCS system or switch to a playoff. 

But I want to sound off on another issue.

That issue is the time between the last regular season game and the bowl series, especially the National Championship game. Is it too long?

For most teams their last game action was on Dec. 5.

The bowl games begin with the New Mexico Bowl on Dec. 19, between Wyoming and Fresno State.  However, none of the top 25 teams will see action until Dec. 22, and for Texas and Alabama, the National Championship game is not until Jan. 7.

For the players and coaches on Texas and Alabama, the wait is exactly 33 days.  Although you can...

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