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Requirements for teams that go 5-7 and make bowls?

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Doc Holliday, Dec 1, 2015.

  1. Doc Holliday

    Doc Holliday Well-Known Member

    Never mind, I figured it out.
    Last edited: Dec 1, 2015
  2. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member

    One thing people keep forgetting: If there are any 6-6 teams available, a 5-7 team cannot be invited (talking to you, Nebraska fans ... you're in line behind Tulsa, UConn, Utah State, Indiana, Nevada and maybe Georgia State and South Alabama, both 5-6 headed into games this weekend.
  3. apeman33

    apeman33 Well-Known Member

    Let's just go all the way with this and create enough bowls so that every team can go. Kansas versus North Texas, New Year's Morning at 5 a.m. from Enid, Oklahoma on Fox Sports 2 in the Eskimo Joe's Somebody's Gotta Win Bowl.
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  4. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    If college football bowl games were wrestling matches, that would be a bra and panties match between Mark Mangino and Charlie Weis.
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  5. albert77

    albert77 Well-Known Member

    The mental image that conjures up is very disturbing.
  6. exmediahack

    exmediahack Well-Known Member

    Add in Turner Gill's buyout and the three former KU coaches could have one hell of a party in Las Vegas.
  7. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Between Weis and Mangino the San Andreas Fault would be kicked off and the entire California coast set adrift somewhere around Guam.
  8. cyclingwriter2

    cyclingwriter2 Well-Known Member

    the words alone are setting off google adsense alerts
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  9. Stoney

    Stoney Well-Known Member

    FWIW, I recall several years ago folks thinking that the idea of allowing 6-6 teams to go to bowls was just plain embarrassing for the sport, and now they're topping it by allowing 5-7 teams in. I mean, seriously, how do you even pretend a bowl birth still means anything after crossing that line?

    At some point college football might as well just release a formal statement admitting that W/L records no longer matter and that these bowls are only about squeezing a few more dollars out of gullible America.
    Last edited: Dec 1, 2015
  10. Neutral Corner

    Neutral Corner Well-Known Member

    Brain bleach needed over here!
  11. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    Looking at the projections, about the only game other than the playoff worth a damn is a Rose Bowl with Stanford and Ohio State. Looks like a lot of teams will be staying home for their bowl games, Arizona, Arizona State, New Mexico, Navy, South Florida, Boise State..
    And yet I'm sure the athletic departments will find ways to spend all of their bowl money because they want to give players a great bowl experience.
  12. Michael_ Gee

    Michael_ Gee Well-Known Member

    That's too bad. Last year there were some decent matchups in the non-playoff bunch.
    PS: If Iowa wins, how does Ohio State get the Rose instead of Michigan St., who beat them -- in Columbus, lest we forget.
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