Bowl Championship Series
The University of Central Florida Golden Knights team didn’t step foot on a football field Thursday night, but was still able to clinch the school’s first and last Bowl Championship Series Bid.
The much-maligned Bowl Championship Series will get underway in January for the final time, but not before going out with a lineup of games that are both stellar and underwhelming.
The Ohio State Buckeyes have run roughshod over the Big Ten Conference this year and stand one win away from claiming the Big Ten Championship.
Jameis Winston threw three touchdown passes to Kelvin Benjamin, and No. 2 Florida State moved a step closer to playing for the national championship with a 37-7 victory against rival Florida on Saturday.
The Florida State Seminoles may as well be named the Steamrollers as they play out there schedule. The Noles put any distractions aside on Saturday and blew out Syracuse and that could be a trend over the Noles’ final three games of the season.
The Southeastern Conference is once again dominating the Bowl Championship Series standings and hopes to get two teams into major bowls. Still, multiple teams are jockeying for prime bowl position and others are simply hoping to qualify for the postseason.
For the Florida State Seminoles, the formula for the rest of the season is simple: win, and you’re in. If the Seminoles want to play for the Bowl Championship Series national championship, all the team has to do is win its final four games and FSU will be headed to Pasadena, California to play for the title.
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?
The Southeastern Conference eastern division championship used to go through Gainesville or Athens, Georgia, but this year after two big division victories; the road to the SEC Championship goes through Columbia. Not Columbia, South Carolina, but rather Columbia, Missouri.
While it’s tough to get a handle on exactly how much money a Super Bowl brings into South Florida, some new numbers from the University of Alabama did shed some light on how much it cost to bring a team to the BCS National Championship Game.