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Another unsatisfying season in college football

I’m more unsatisfied than usual with college football this year. What if the SEC wasn’t that good, meaning that Alabama and LSU were overrated? This is not likely, but the intra-conference BCS final didn’t feel like a¬†national¬†championship game at all. I’m boycotting analysis of the BCS title game until further notice. Instead, I’ll use the opportunity to promote my idea for a better system: the College Football Premier League.

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That darn BCS

The BCS just won’t go away. Since the majority of this post will be about conflict of interest, let me give full disclosure. I hate the BCS. I think it’s a big marketing device designed to generate a bunch of empty discussion without giving fans an exciting post season.

This year we get a rematch of LSU and Alabama for the national championship. This makes me pretty angry, since my Michigan Wolverines could have been given another chance against Ohio State in 2006 after losing 42-39 in a one versus two match up. I think Michigan was penalized more because it was the last game of the season and it was a shootout. No one wanted to see them play twice in a row (except me of course).

And big surprise, there’s controversy surrounding the rematch. This year is worse than usual BCS arguments about who is better than who; part of the controversy is about Nick Saban rigging the standings Continue reading