We will explore my thoughts on college football's postseason format at
a later time, but this author more or less echoes my sentiments on how
teams and coaches should handle these situations.
The college football media won't necessarily hold the main culprets (Mack Brown, Tommy Tuberville) accountable for their embarrassing politicking, but it's up to those individuals to be standup and not take advantage of the situation. Unfortunately, those two "leaders of men" were derelict in their duties.
Here's the full story from Kristen Fohrer of Georgetown's The Hoya
Money quote: "Granted, a great deal of money is at stake in bowls. Yet I cannot fathom how the difference in Money between the different bowls makes losing one's dignity a worthy price"