Big10 to stop scheduling FCS schools

Discussion in 'Football' started by Diseqc, Feb 13, 2013.

  1. aeromech

    aeromech Dodd-Like

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    Yes, but according to the post I was responding to, Alabama should have been stomped in the MNC game.
     
  2. eaglejacket98

    eaglejacket98 THWG!

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    Since they may be in the Sun Belt conference in a few years.
     
  3. BarrelORum

    BarrelORum Mediocre Poster

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    Out of the almost 15,000 posts, on rare occasion you find one worth a öööö. This one is like #10.
     
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    Or worse, we'd get our teeth kicked in by BYU.
     
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    So we're joining.. right? :crapstorm::crapstorm:
     
  6. bmeGT

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    Now knowing that that emoticon is entitled "crap-storm" implies that I mighttttt have used it in the wrong context.
     
  7. southendzoneBEE

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    bleh, who cares. BCS games help FCS teams a lot. Don't see why they would ban them.
     
  8. KillerGroove

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    Couldn't the fan interest in SEC football be due to the fact the vast majority of those large state schools are located in cultural backwaters?
     
  9. knoxjacket

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    Without FCS games we'd have a losing record over the past three seasons and an actual losing record two of the three.
     
  10. ThisIsAtlanta

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    That's assuming we didn't play anyone in their place or that we lost to whomever replaced them.
     
  11. augustabuzz

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    If I was the Big 10, then I would rather schedule MAC teams than face Ga. Sou., App State, JMU, or Richmond.
     
  12. GoTech19

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    Didn't Rutgers, Tulsa & ULM all make it to bowl games? Not that that's saying much.
    However you slice it, I wouldn't call it ööööty
     
  13. GoTech19

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    Anyone of these four teams are just as good as the MAC teams
     
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    I agree. This is once again all marketing.
     
  15. augustabuzz

    augustabuzz Jolly Good Fellow

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    Those 4 teams would win the MAC more often than not.
     
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    Furman and Michigan State have a deal for 2016
     
  17. Diseqc

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    A lot of b1g schools already have them scheduled. They'll either cancel them or just leave currently planned ones in place and prohibit scheduling new ones.
     
  18. mabe_xc

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    The only way that this would matter is if the BCS starts to take into account the strength of schedule. Ever since they removed that criteria, you could schedule 4-5 awful OOC games and win the others, and you'd be in a BCS game. The NCAA knows what gets ratings, and as long as the SEC are in ESPN and the NCAA's pocket, this won't be an issue.
     
  19. Diseqc

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    They do take into account strength of schedule.
     
  20. DressCheeseSideSeaboard

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    Our AD needs to take into account that scheduling interesting games will help fill the stands and will get players (recruits) excited about playing here.