NCAA Conference Realignment & Expansion Message Boards

Discussions by Conference:
 
NCAA Map
  It is currently Sun Feb 14, 2016 6:08 pm

Help support CollegeSportsInfo.com by shopping

All times are UTC - 5 hours




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 7 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: G5 Championship Bowls
PostPosted: Thu Dec 24, 2015 3:44 pm 
Offline
Junior
Junior

Joined: Sat Dec 28, 2013 8:24 pm
Posts: 128
Location: Richmond, VA
Should the G5 conference set up two bowl games to highlight their conference champions?

Only two bowls are needed as one of the conference champion will likely be invited to play with the P5s.
One bowl would then have the first and 4th picks of the remaining 4 conference champions, and the other 2nd and 3rd pick. the two would alternate this year to year.
I would set up one bowl in Texas/NM (convenient travel for MWC, CUSA, AAC, and Sun Belt) and the other in the Southeast somewhere (convenient to fans of the MAC, AAC, CUSA, and Sub Belt)

advantages:
1. better match ups for the conference champions
2. ground works for any P5 break away as these could then serve as semifinals for a G5 championship.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Fri Dec 25, 2015 1:20 pm 
Offline
All-Star
All-Star

Joined: Fri Jun 23, 2006 4:25 pm
Posts: 1856
I like your idea. Unfortunately the AAC, CUSA and MWC may earn more money by sending their champs to play the [#4 or whatever] team from a P5 conference...

The Sun-Belt and MAC could do this without too much trouble. Unfortunately, the G5 lets ESPN dictate all this to them, since ESPN "owns" all the bowls...


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Sat Dec 26, 2015 9:18 am 
Offline
Junior
Junior

Joined: Sat Dec 28, 2013 8:24 pm
Posts: 128
Location: Richmond, VA
tute79 wrote:
I like your idea. Unfortunately the AAC, CUSA and MWC may earn more money by sending their champs to play the [#4 or whatever] team from a P5 conference...

The Sun-Belt and MAC could do this without too much trouble. Unfortunately, the G5 lets ESPN dictate all this to them, since ESPN "owns" all the bowls...



if it makes more money for ESPN then it might happen
a lot of it is in the promotion and some concepts are easier to promote than others.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Sat Dec 26, 2015 11:49 pm 
Offline
Senior
Senior

Joined: Tue Jun 23, 2009 12:06 am
Posts: 175
If the P-5 were to break away i would prefer the G-5 to merge back with the FCS. Then change the FCS football rules to allow for up to 85 scholarships. Allow conferences determine the minimum scholarship requirements for the respective conference. A example would be the Ivy and Pioneer conference not offer football scholarships. While the AAC,MWC and C-USA might offer the full 85 football scholarships. This move will allow schools to reorganize to suit their economic needs or reshuffle for other sports.This will help the P-5 Schools in allowing them allot of teams to play in the FCS instead of being stuck at only playing G-5 schools. There is no justifiable reason to have 3 separate football divisions in football. Allow FCS teams to be in "new" regional bowl games against members not in the playoffs. With the amount of teams that would be in the new FCS and having regional bowl games then the bowls have a chance to make money. You could have a Sun Belt-Southland bowl in Texas, A C-USA VS CAA match up in Carolina. OVC Vs MAC in Detroit. I think those bowls could make money and be interesting.

Not much change is need to add the G-5 to the current FCS playoffs.Just remove 5 at large berths for conference champs. (14 at large berths this year) There is no need to change the current formula for the playoffs. At most they could seed the teams to see who hosts the first 2 rounds. Have it so that conference champs get to host the first round.

_________________
Fan of:
Sun Belt Conference
Summit League
Us National Soccer Team


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Mon Dec 28, 2015 5:11 pm 
Offline
Junior
Junior

Joined: Sat Dec 28, 2013 8:24 pm
Posts: 128
Location: Richmond, VA
I doubt most fcs programs would vote to increase the number of scholarships


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Mon Dec 28, 2015 7:31 pm 
Offline
All-Star
All-Star

Joined: Sat Jun 09, 2012 9:47 am
Posts: 1188
Location: Columbus, OH
If the Power 5 were to break away I imagine that the top FCS leagues would move up and there would be three tiers


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Tue Dec 29, 2015 8:36 am 
Offline
Junior
Junior

Joined: Sat Dec 28, 2013 8:24 pm
Posts: 128
Location: Richmond, VA
even if the P5 and G5 stick together
the G5 should work on highlighting their conferences better and one such way is to highlight their champions
better than having their conference champion playing another G5 conference, win or lose, than to play a 7-5 P5 team and lose


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 7 posts ] 

All times are UTC - 5 hours


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
 

 




Looking for College Sports apparel? Support our partner:








Support Our Partners: Search Engine Marketing - Search Engine Optimization - Search Engine Training - Online Marketing for Restuarants

Subway Map Shirts - Food and Travel

Powered by phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group