Playoffs instead of the BCS: 1999

After completing our 1998 experiment, which ended in a Big Orange playoff victory over Ohio State, we find ourselves in 1999. Entering the bowl season we have two undefeated teams – Florida State and Virginia Tech. However, we have only one 1-loss conference champion with several other 2-loss teams to compare and contrast. Certainly some interesting debates to come! The […]

Playoffs instead of the BCS: 1998

Around this time we (college football fans) are hit with a deluge of endless talk about the College Football Playoff – who’s deserving, who’s better, who beat who. But one opinion that gets near unanimous approval is that “we’re better with the playoff than with the BCS.” This got me thinking, “who would have been in the playoffs each BCS […]