Ohio State took advantage of an opportunity they never would have had in the BCS, shrugging off questions about if they belonged among the college football’s final four. Cardale Jones, Ezekiel Elliott and the Buckeyes won the first College Football Playoff national championship, upsetting Marcus Mariota and Oregon 42-20 on Monday night.
Are the two best teams in the country right now scheduled to collide in Pasadena, California? It would be difficult to prove otherwise.
With the shocking loss of Alabama to Auburn, questions again arise regarding the optimization of the BCS system. One of the primary issues up for debate: should a team with one loss be eligible for the title game?
If Ohio State gets by the defensive juggernaut of Michigan State in Indianapolis, the Buckeyes absolutely deserve to head to the final BCS Championship Game of the BCS era regardless of what happens at the SEC Championship in Atlanta.
The easy question is to ask if Ohio State is better than Baylor, but the real question should ask if Michigan State is better than Oklahoma State. That is the most important question over the next few weeks, but it will not matter if Alabama and Florida State run the table to collide in Pasadena.
It feels weird to suggest that an undefeated Ohio State team could have absolutely no shot to play in the national championship game, but that is the reality staring down at the Buckeyes right now following the release of the latest BCS standings Sunday night.
Northern Illinois looks to become the second back-to-back BCS Buster in the history of the BCS, joining TCU. Fresno State, currently the top team in the BCS-busting Mountain West Conference, is looking to reach their first BCS bowl game. So, who has the best shot?
Former college football head coach Tyrone Willingham joins Troy Clardy on Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan to discuss his duties on the College Football Playoff selection committee, and defends Condoleezza Rice’s appointment.
West Virginia athletic director Oliver Luck tells Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan’s Vinnie & Cook about his duties with the College Football Playoff selection committee.
BCS Executive Director Bill Hancock talks to Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan’s Ron Cook and looks at college football’s new playoff system to begin in the 2014 season.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — In classic college football fashion, the final product to determine our national champion appears to be flawed.
CBS Sports.com college football senior columnist Dennis Dodd joins the Vinnie & Cook show on Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan.
NCAA Presidents approved a four-team playoff model to determine college football’s national champion. The playoff system will begin with the 2014-15 football season.
Paul Zeise of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette joined the guys on The Fan Morning Show Friday to discuss the debut of Pittsburgh Pirates’ pitcher Gerrit Cole in Altoona and the proposed BCS College Football Playoff system.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — BCS commissioners and Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick agreed to a four-team playoff system Wednesday that could start in 2014.