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Old Posted Nov 8, 2017, 8:48 PM
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Agreed - that allows for all power 5 champions and 1 at large (ND perhaps). It would also allow for one of those undefeated group of 5 teams to potentially play which could be fun and give them something to play for.
That's a recipe for turning all P5 non-conference games into a literally completely meaningless preseason. Bring out everybody's third stringers for the first month! No thanks.

The product y'all want to watch already exists. Go watch the No Fun League and let college football be college football.
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Old Posted Nov 8, 2017, 9:19 PM
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Going 0-for-Arizona is embarrassing.
Given the lateness of the ASU game I listened to the 4th quarter on my favorite radio... in bed.


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Old Posted Nov 10, 2017, 4:35 PM
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That's a recipe for turning all P5 non-conference games into a literally completely meaningless preseason. Bring out everybody's third stringers for the first month! No thanks.

The product y'all want to watch already exists. Go watch the No Fun League and let college football be college football.
Or it will force programs to schedule better opponents from other power 5 leagues so we never have another non-conference schedule like we did this year. I think the fan-bases deserve to see non-cupcake games in September. Look at Washington and Wisconsin this year - their easy schedules with their third-stringers as you put it could bite them in the rear now that the season is almost over.
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Old Posted Nov 10, 2017, 9:09 PM
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That's wishful thinking. Why would a system that solely rewards conference championships force better non-conference games? There's no reason for it to. Making those games meaningless might result in some friendly exhibitions, but since losing them wouldn't matter and nobody's going to want to risk injuring their stars for a meaningless game, they won't be good games.

But sure, if you think more games between the Colorado and Wisconsin third-stringers would be exciting, that's a system that might deliver for you. Can't say I'd care to watch that though.
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Old Posted Nov 12, 2017, 2:20 AM
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Going 0-for-Arizona is embarrassing.

Anyway, the Colorado/Utah game will probably be a play-in game for a bowl berth, for whichever teams wins. IIRC that's two years in a row the game will be meaningful to both teams. What can we do to cement this rivalry?
Well it was. But the rivalry is non-existent since CU regressed to the mean of being a perennial basement dweller. A 2 and 5 record after a 40-year hiatus isn't enough to get anyone excited.
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Going 0-for-Arizona is embarrassing.
But see Tad Boyle.
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