Post Tagged with: "BCS"

IPPOLITO: New Playoff System Will Improve NCAA Scheduling

How much would I, another person or a university have to pay you to be humiliated and dragged around a football field for three hours? Be honest; everyone has a price. The Bowl Championship Series was a system that used a computer to rank college football teams. Using these rankings,[Read More…]

by September 9, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns

Lessons Learned in 2011 Sports

It’s already the end of the semester — the BCS bowl season has arrived, the NFL playoff picture is becoming clearer and the Hoyas are defying expectations on the hardwood. When you forget about final exams, it’s definitely the most wonderful time of the year. Now is also a great[Read More…]

by December 6, 2011 0 comments Sports

BCS System Rife With Corruption

The Bowl Championship Series has a long history of sparking some of the most vicious arguments between college football fans during bowl season. It relies on a bizarre methodology that combines data from the AP Poll, the Coaches’ Poll and a computer algorithm to select the top two teams in[Read More…]

by October 14, 2011 0 comments Sports

BCS System Rife With Corruption

The Bowl Championship Series has a long history of sparking some of the most vicious arguments between college football fans during bowl season. It relies on a bizarre methodology that combines data from the AP Poll, the Coaches’ Poll and a computer algorithm to select the top two teams in[Read More…]

by October 14, 2011 0 comments Sports

Cinderella Story Gets Free Pass

When Boise State became an FBS (formerly Division I-A) team in 1996, they yearned to be one of the big boys of college football. The school had success in its past, even winning a Junior College National Championship in 1958 and an FCS National Championship in 1980, but was willing[Read More…]

by September 16, 2011 0 comments Sports

Mountain West Rising on Backs of BYU, SDSU

Over the last few years, the Mountain West has gained attention largely as a football conference. The Mountain West has sent one team to the BCS in each of the last three years, and twice the Mountain West representative knocked off a major conference foe, with Utah beating Alabama in[Read More…]

by January 28, 2011 0 comments Sports