Bowl Championship Series
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.
The long national nightmare that was the Bowl Championship Series is no more. From now on, the new playoff system in college football will be called, “The College Football Playoff.”
While the future of the Super Bowl in South Florida remains in doubt; Sun Life Stadium will play a major role in the 2015 college football national championship picture.
So far, so good for the Miami Dolphins pitch to the state legislature for a renovation plan for Sun Life Stadium. The bill has passed its first committee hearing Tuesday by a unanimous vote.
The best news in college football for the coming season will be that it’s the final year of the Bowl Championship Series. That means starting January 1, 2015, a four team playoff will commence and it will start in the Rose Bowl and Sugar Bowl.
The BCS Championship Game’s initial television rating is up despite Alabama destroying an overmatched Notre Dame team.