A Jersey Guy on National College Football

BCS power base is centered in SEC and Alabama

th-1NEWPORT BEACH, Ca.–It is called the Bowl Championship Series national championship. Open to all comers, which means that all 125 FBS members could be eligible to play for the title which will be settled Monday night at the Rose Bowl.
Reality says it is much more of closed shop,

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A CFP look into the future

thHop in our time capsule and move forward to the winter of 2020 where the first season of the newly expanded College Football Playoff system is about to begin.

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Tide hasn’t rolled out yet

thAlabama’s stunning, unbelievable, unforgettable 34-28 loss to Auburn created a tsunami of BCS speculation, much of it centered around the theme, “the king is dead, long live the king” chatter about Alabama’s chances of three-peating as national champions coming to an end.
Reallly? Not so fast my friend as ESPN’Lee Corso might utter as a response.

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Auburn-Alabama highlight of rivalry week

Rivalry week in college football. Throw out the records? Sometimes. Like Florida’s 4-7 record when it meets No.2 ranked Florida State. Like USF (South Florida)’s 2-8 record when it meets its new (and necessary) rival with UCF (Central Florida) which…

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BC is bowl eligible, not guaranteed

bcThey celebrated like they had won a championship. The fans came out of the stands to join the spontaneous celebration. But the Joy in Mudville, aka Alumni Stadium, on Saturday night following Boston College’s 38-21 win over North Carolina State should be tempered with a reality check.
The Eagles’ win–their sixth of the season–made them bowl eligible. It did not guarantee them a bowl slot. Here’s why.

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