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Congressmen set to amp up BCS reform effort

Feb 12th, 2009 | By | Category: BCS vs Playoffs, Featured News

Congressmen set to amp up BCS reform effort: “The effort to reform the BCS on Capitol Hill will roll on Friday. Before the close of Friday’s session, three U.S. Congressmen will cross-sponsor each other’s attempts to bring change to college football’s controversial postseason selection system. Congressmen Gary Miller (R-California), Joe Barton (R-Texas), and Neil Abercrombie […]

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Utah lawmakers call for football playoff system

Feb 9th, 2009 | By | Category: BCS vs Playoffs, Featured News

“Utah’s state legislature is calling for a playoff system to determine college football’s national champion after an undefeated University of Utah was shut out of the national title game for the second time in four years. With University of Utah football players on hand, the state senate adopted a resolution Monday it wants sent to […]

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Anti-BCS resolution introduced

Feb 6th, 2009 | By | Category: BCS vs Playoffs, Featured News

A resolution has been introduced at the Utah State Legislature in support of doing away with college football’s Bowl Championship Series. SJR11, a ‘Joint Resolution Urging Football Playoff,’ was introduced into the Senate on Thursday by Sen. Scott Jenkins, R-Plain City. The resolution calls on the National Collegiate Athletic Association to abandon the BCS in […]

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Congressman plans hearings on BCS in effort to force playoff

Jan 14th, 2009 | By | Category: BCS News, BCS vs Playoffs, Featured News

The incoming chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform said Wednesday that he will hold hearings and possibly subpoena NCAA officials, college presidents, players, coaches and athletics directors in effort to force a playoff in the Football Bowl Subdivision. “I think you really do not get a true No. 1 out of (the […]

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BCS Coordinator says All is A-OK

Jan 8th, 2009 | By | Category: BCS News, BCS vs Playoffs, Featured News

Shocking news: ACC commissioner and BCS coordinator John Swofford made a stunning revelation: he thinks all is well with the BCS. Who would have thought such just says after an undefeated Utah team was left out of the BCS title game featuring two teams with one loss each. Surely Swofford’s comments have nothing to do […]

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BCS will not change current non-playoff system

Apr 30th, 2008 | By | Category: BCS News, BCS vs Playoffs, Featured News

Saying the BCS was in an “unprecedented state of health,” ACC commissioner John Swofford announced Wednesday that college football will not change the way it determines its national champion as it prepares to begin negotiations for future television contracts that will probably run through the 2014 season. “We will move forward in the next cycle […]

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Thoughts on Adam’s Playoff Proposal

Jan 14th, 2008 | By | Category: BCS News, BCS vs Playoffs, Featured News, NCAA News

Just a few quick thoughts… A playoff makes sense. It’s quite sad that there is so much money made in college football, but constant debate on the championship. I like Adams idea, but I’m not a fan of the lack of detail. If you’re going to make a pitch, have everything covered. He mentions using […]

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NCAA Division I board wants task force to study playoff proposal

Jan 14th, 2008 | By | Category: BCS News, BCS vs Playoffs, Featured News, NCAA News

University of Georgia president Michael Adams presented his proposal for an eight-team major college football playoff to the NCAA Division I board of directors Monday in Nashville, and they decided to study the issue with others before making any moves. Ultimately, though, the board would prefer BCS officials figure out what’s best for the postseason. […]

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Georgia president proposes 8-team football playoff

Jan 8th, 2008 | By | Category: BCS News, BCS vs Playoffs, Featured News

The president of the University of Georgia is calling for an eight-team playoff system for college football’s top division, saying the Bowl Championship Series — which left Georgia out of its championship game — has become a “beauty contest largely stage-managed by the networks.” In a public statement and a letter to NCAA president Myles […]

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Swofford to evaluate plus-one BCS format

Jan 8th, 2008 | By | Category: BCS News, BCS vs Playoffs, Featured News

Bowl Championship Series officials are going to have some serious discussions in the coming months about going to a plus-one format, which could create a four-team major college football playoff. Atlantic Coast Conference commissioner John Swofford, the new coordinator of the BCS, said yesterday he intends to lead a “thorough” evaluation of the plus-one format. […]

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