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.
Saturday’s game between the 10th-ranked Gators and the Hurricanes in Miami, the in-state rivals might not play each other for a while — at least not in the regular season.
No. 10 Florida doesn’t have any identity issues. The Gators know exactly who they are under third-year coach Will Muschamp: a blue-collar, physical group that’s going to try to beat opponents up and wear them down on both sides of the ball.
Former Miami Northwestern High School star Teddy Bridgewater will enter the 2013 season at Louisville as a strong contender for the Heisman Trophy. But, Bridgewater isn’t worried about a chase for the trophy.
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.”
Florida’s annual spring game will be little more than a typical practice: the Gators are down to five healthy scholarship offensive linemen.
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.
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.
Terell Floyd and the Louisville Cardinals gave the embattled Big East Conference at least one more triumphant night in a major bowl — and at the expense of a top team from the mighty SEC.