College Football Playoff Part Three: The Regular Season

In parts one and two of the CCCFP I laid out some realignment steps that would help to eliminate the disparity between conferences who play championship games and those who do not. Just a few simple moves, and if one was willing to get radical a few more, would level the playing field for every team in America. Add in some radical moves and things are even more level across the board. But how and when would those teams play their games? Part three deals with the layout of the season.

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College Fooball Playoff Part Two: This Time It’s Radical

My first part in a five part series dealt with the inequality between major BCS conferences and the lack of a uniform composition between them. I proposed a method of realignment that I think would be fairly painless and, as far as these things go, pretty easy to implement. However there are some more changes that I think would make things even better, but would require some realignment that would be fairly radical.

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College Football Playoff Part One: (not so)Radical Realignment

It is of the opinion of many that college football needs to establish some sort of playoff system, and I happen to hold that opinion myself. However while many think that a playoff system is necessary, very few have any actual idea of how it should work. This is where I become different than most other people, because I have an idea that has been in my head for a couple of years that I think will work very well. The only catch is that it is fairly complex, and the first part of a five part series is inside.

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The Triumphant Return

Well after more than a month off I figure it’s about time to get back in the saddle and put some stuff up on the blog. The wedding was awesome and the honeymoon was even better, but unfortunately the end result was me being mostly out of touch with the sports world for most of November. Never fear though as I have plenty of thoughts to share and reflect as the football season winds down and basketball starts to gear up.

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Time for a Break

Over the past two weeks my hits have dwindled to nearly nothing, mostly due to a combination of my not doing much to promote traffic and my less than reliable posting schedule.  I apologize to the few loyal readers out there, but the past couple of weeks have been kind of hectic.  You see, I’m getting married this Saturday to a wonderful woman who I’ve been dating for over 8 years.  Planning and executing a wedding is no small task and it’s taken away from what I want to do with this blog.

After the wedding my new bride and I will be off to the Bahamas for our honeymoon.  I don’t plan on spending any significant amount of time online during that time and while I could have written a bunch of stuff to have it auto-post while I was gone – it would be stale and un-updated.  So I’ve decided to take a leave of absence if you will.  I’ll be back later this month to refocus my efforts and attempt to bring this thing back from the dead.  College basketball will be upon us and hopefully it will be much easier to keep content rolling consistently.

Wish me luck on my marriage and I look forward to writing again soon.

Top 25, Week 10

Last week’s games brought plenty of excitement and, for the first time in a long time, some change at the top of the polls.  Who stepped up to take the recently vacated #1 spot?  How far did Georgia drop after their thumping?  Find out that and more in this week’s top 25.

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Thoughts on the Weekend, Week 10

Week 10 brought us college football fans some of the action that we had been craving for most of the month of October. The nation’s #1 team lost for the first time since September. The SEC featured a clash of titans that separated a contender from a pretender. And one of the little guy powers even had their BCS hopes shattered in perhaps not so surprising fashion.

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