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Jul
05
2015

10 things that make college football unique and should never be changed via ESPN.

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Here is an interesting article that was on ESPN.com recently. 10 Things that make college football unique and should never be changed.  Check this list out, because I agree with just about all of them. I’d like to add a few more.

Bowl Games

To me there is something about bowl games that I like. You can say there are too many, but you are probably still watching. CBSSportsline has a great article on the fun of bowl games.  I don’t have a problem with a bunch of bowl games. Even if the playoffs are expanded – it should stop at 8 by the way, you can still incorporate the bowls. No other sport  lets multiple teams finish the season with a post-season win. I’m fine with that.

Traditional Rivalries

The ESPN piece mentioned a few rivalries that they’d like to keep, but with all of the changes in college football, I really miss games like Oklahoma/Nebraska and Texas/Texas A&M. Yes college football is doing great, but it can take years to replaces some of these traditional rivalries.

Option Football

As long as the academies are playing college football, I doubt option football will ever go away at the collegiate level, but there aren’t many teams that run it anymore. When it it run right it is a thing of beauty. I’d hate to see reduced to being only played by some high schools.

Non-Power 5 conference playing Division 1 football

Please let the power brokers that be in college football never isolate the Power 5 conferences from the group of 5 teams. The Boise State’s, and in years past the TCUs and Utahs have helped make college football the sport its.

 

 

 


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