We've heard rumblings about this for the past few weeks/months and it originally sounded like it might be a good idea. Well, yesterday at the IMG Forum in New York the other shoe dropped. The BCS would still pit #1 versus #2 and possibly even a Plus One but the other "BCS" bowls would then be free to make agreements with conferences and choose whoever they want. The money quote came from Jim Delany:
"As long as I can go to the Rose Bowl, I don’t really care"
Yep, that about sums it up.
And I think Kellen should keep Andrea next to him during the combine and pro days to really accentuate his height. Kellen was his normal cordial self but admitted that people hate the BCS.
Our resident Big East blog Big East Coast Bias say that they have reached out to the Big East and they could care less about what color Boise State wears on The Blue. Which is a relief to me cause I didn't realize how much I missed the simple blue on blue until we could no longer have them. I mean, look at these uniform combinations that we rolled out this year. They're making my head spin.
While the old bowl structure produced some much better match-ups overall and left out some woeful teams, it was not kinder to Boise State or it's fellow non-AQ teams. In this model, only 6 non-AQ teams made a bowl and Boise State would be facing Houston in the Humanitarian Bowl.
Jon Bois was curious what it would take for cities without a pro sports teams to ever land one. Unfortunately he lumped Idaho with Montana, Wyoming, Nebraska and the Dakotas. The only he could see it is if there was a huge surge in population and a pro league totally overhauled their current structure and doubled in size.
That or he was kidnapped and forced to pose. He doesn't look very happy about it. We're checking in on the situation.
Well that came out of nowhere. Poor Kansas. They're about 5 years behind everyone else.
Happy Birthday to current player Hayden Plinke. Hope your bowl practice goes especially well for you!
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