It would be a great game if it were Texas vs. USC...I'd pay to see Florida vs. USC as well.
Your right, this isn't the Urban Meyer utes we're talking about. That year we could have beat anyone, except maybe USC. Anyway, I really don't think Utah will be matched up against the Big East or ACC champion. The BCS would be doing a disservice to everyone if that happened. I think the Utes could compete against everyone in the league except the top three teams in the big-12 south and florida. Don't get me wrong though I would love to play any four of those teams and if the Utes kept it within two scores I would be satisfied. Especially if it was against florida. Urban Meyer said he didn't think the utes could compete against any team from the SEC. While he may be right, if we played florida in our bowl game and only lost by two TDs that margin would be better than any other team from the SEC put up against florida this year. Really though if we play the ACC or Big East champion I am going to riot.
I would riot even because they have to allow an ACC/Big East team participate in this BCS crap. I would rather see all three undefeated teams get a chance to participate than see a 9-3 Cincinnati/Georgia Tech/Wake Forest/Florida St. team suck the wind out of a late season bowl game.
let me rephrase that.
This year USC is undeserving of their current rank. The PAC-10 is a weak conference this year along the same lines as the Big East and ACC. USC is probably not even going to win the PAC-10 yet they sit among the top 5 teams in college football? come on.
the computer has USC ranked 8 behind Utah, Texas Tech and Penn State. What's keeping USC so high are the other two polls.
Regardless of whether all the conferences suck this year compared to previous years it's still all relative.
Big 12 > SEC > Big 10 > MWC > Pac-10 > Big East > ACC
I'm saying the games are less compelling because corporate sponsored and created bowl games are about advertising the company. No one except the two teams involved is concerned withe many of these lower tiered bowl games.
You wanna make college football more compelling? Let 16 teams have a chance of being national champion rather than two selected teams. Let the winner of each round have hope that they can win next week and perhaps have a shot at the national championship rather than the winner of the Tampax bowl say, "well...we're the Tampax champions, now what?"
I never get why the Big 10 always gets so inflated every year. They have Penn State and Ohio State, which proved yet again they can't beat anyone big. Who else is even remotely good? Michigan State? Riiight!
For your health
If TX and Florida win out and there not in the title game it would be a travesty. And yes USC sux!!!! The Pac 10 is prly the second to worst conference ahead of the Big 10.
your saying the big 10 and pac 10 are worse than the big east and acc? no way.
Its quite simple...if Florida wins, they'll get in because that means they've beaten Alabama and have won the SEC Championship. Texas, on the other hand, isn't more worthy than Oklahoma. They beat them head-2-head, but they also lost to a team that Oklahoma obliterated. I'd be willing to bet that if Oklahoma played Texas again--they'd beat Texas. However, it probably wouldn't matter since Florida would probably destroy either team. Again, this is all just talk since there's no real answer.
Fu@k the system!
Texas should of beat Tech they were down 19 to nothing and came all the way back to take the lead with a minute and a half left. If it wasn't 4 the dropped interception we wouldn't even be having this discussion. The only reason Tech won was cos it was in Lubbock.
and they have a player named Michael Crabtree.
And fuck the system too LOL
that is a bad boy but I think out of all the big 12 teams TX is the most deserving of going to the title game they never laid an egg like Tech and they beat OU
Also I complain about it. It is long. The games each week are too spread out. Plus it's just a single elimination deal, fuck that.
Cincinnati/West Virginia is in. Florida State/Boston College/Georgia Tech is in. For an 8 team playoff it'd be at most two of
- Utah (undefeated)
- Boise State (one game left to finish undefeated)
- Florida (that is, the loser of the SEC Championship)
- Oklahoma (that is, 2nd place Big 12 South)
- Texas Tech (that is, 3rd place Big 12 South)
- USC (that is, 2nd place Pac 10)
[yes, I made projections there but it should be clear where I was going with all that]
A more fair system could be made but as it stands people complain about how complex the BCS is. And when people don't understand shit they complain about it. You hear complaining about Wild Card slots in the NFL much more than the conference champ slots. There was less complaining (very little, in fact) in MLB when there were fewer (to no) playoffs leading up to the World Series. There was disappointment but not so much complaining; the system was clear. Whoever had the most wins goes to the World Series. Bam.
I'll repeat myself: NCAA football does not lend itself well to playoffs. There are too many teams and not enough regular season games for there to be clear/simple/fair/reasonable ranking procedures. Adding an 8 team playoff would mean that the top two teams would be playing 15 games in a season. Adding a 16 team playoff would make that 16 games in a season, and that season would either run through finals, Christmas & New Year's or fucking February.
But you are correct, that is what my argument is. College Football used to have the most wonderful, unique postseason of them all. Now it's a tangled mess that sort of has some of the good parts from the past but folks wanna kill off the good that's left.
We have something that was once beautiful and interesting and original and it has been fiddled with and slapped around and now y'all wanna destroy everything that was good about it before and make it conform to the established order. To make it just like everything else. Fuck that.
Anybody who has ever played sports knows that there has to be an outright champ. They should change the system but I know it won't happen. It just sux!! But if TX wins tomorrow and if there's a three way tie in the Big 12 Mack Brown gas the best argument. He's gonna start off with saying we beat OU. Second we beat OU. Bob Stoops was everywhere this past week campaigning 4 his team and I expect no less from Brown. This BCS creates a buzz otherwise I would of never started this thread but I think they should atleast take a look at a system that could better the sport.
Yeah I wouldn't doubt it! But if it is OU vs Florida I hope Florida beats the shit out of OU!!!
HAHAHA. If we even got the CHANCE to play Utah, I'd feel sorry for you all. There is no way these podunk mountain league schools would stand a chance against the Pac 10. (Well, not ALL the Pac 10. It's been off this year. But USC, OSU, Oregon, ASU, and maybe Stanford would give you a run for your money.)
Anyway, we'll win the Pac 10, but I don't even think we'll make bowl this year. This was supposed to be our year....But Sanchez is a fucking moron.
Fuck u mountmccabe I can tell u were in the stands in high school LOL
This is exactly why I made this thread!!! Idk how TX a team that beat OU head to head is not in the Big 12 Championship game!!! Now Mizzou has to beat OU in that title game for TX to have a chance. It's FUCKED UP!!