Monday, December 01, 2008

BCS vs. Playoffs

A playoff is not the panacea to cure college football's ills. A playoff would present as many problems as it does solutions. A playoff is politically unfeasible unless the regular season is shortened, which is financially unfeasible. A playoff could suck the life out of the regular season, much as it has done to college basketball.

A playoff wouldn't ratchet up the tension throughout November — National College Football Arguing Month — the way the BCS does.

Ivan Maisel in This BCS mess lies at the feet of the Big 12

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