Why Not Having an NCAA Football Playoff Is BS

Posted by Jason McGovern on September-27-2009 Add Comments

It will diminish the value of the regular season to have a college playoff system. Games in September and October that currently carry the intensity of an NFL playoff game would be rendered insignificant if several one and two loss teams still had a shot to play their way into a title game.

Would the annual late summer tradition of Notre Dame vs. Michigan ever matter if both teams knew that losing that game wouldn't actually extinguish their title luster?

Would there have been such a frenzied atmosphere at Ohio State when USC visited a couple weeks ago knowing that win or lose, both teams would still have a very viable shot to rebound into an eight team playoff in December?

Probably not.

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