Results tagged with 'BCS'
Published Dec. 10, 2012
Bret Bielema's sudden departure from the University of Wisconsin has once again highlighted the fact the Big Ten has struggled to find (and keep) quality coaches in football. Wisconsin has a chance to prove its program, and its conference, are big time.
Published June 27, 2012
Now we have what college football fans have been clamoring for. And while there may be some initial grumbling in the rare years where there may be a case for more than four teams that have a legitimate stake in a national championship playoff, those instances will be few and far between.
Published Feb. 23, 2012
After 15 years of arguments, controversies and injustices, the Lords of college football are finally talking about getting it right.
Published Dec. 6, 2011
This season there may be a tipping point, for the BCS has really screwed up what is supposed to be a celebration of sport. Instead, allegations of corruption, cronyism, bias, and greed have dominated headlines to the point where the only socially acceptable reaction to the very letters "BCS" is a sneer followed by an expletive or two.
Published Nov. 1, 2011
A typical football game has about 150 plays. Each team runs an average of 65 plays on offense, 65 plays on defense, and 20 special teams' plays. In the Wisconsin - Michigan State game there were 158 individual plays; in the Wisconsin - Ohio State Game there were 160.
Four of the total 318 plays doomed the Badgers season. That's 0.013 percent of the total plays in those two games. Take out the blocked punt and Hail Mary in each of the last two weeks and the Badgers are undefeated.
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The game of football is based on human decisions.
Whether you are talking about where the ball is spotted, to if the lineman held, or if the defender interfered with the receiver’s chances of catching the ball. The human eye sees the play, comprehends what it saw, and de...
As a new Nebraska Cornhusker fan, you quickly realize they believe defense wins championships. That philosophy almost netted them a Big 12 Championship.
You can breathe now BCS officials.
Play the field position game. Kick as many field goals as possible. Pray special team...
I cannot thank you enough BCS. You have rescued me from watching another thrilling tournament, or adding to the pointless playoff dribble that clueless sports fans go on and on about. Who wants to watch a tournament?How much fun would it be if Santa didn’t wrap your presents? The exci...
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