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Entries in quotable (5)

Monday
Jul062009

Former President Quotable

Friday
Jul032009

Tom Hansen Interview

The outgoing Pac-10 Commissioner speaks with ESPN's Ted Miller, here. Good stuff in the sense that his rare longevity among the conference commissioners offers some perspective of what leadership was looking at when he first started and how certain issues have evolved.

Selected takeaway:

The fact that members of the Football Bowl Subdivision, by a wide majority, prefer a bowl system where 6,800 young people get to have a post-season experience and the aversion to a playoff that would quickly go to 16 teams. People talk about a one-game playoff or a four-team playoff -- it can't happen. We were forced in the BCS from political pressure to expand from eight berths to 10 berths.

Were there to be a playoff, you'd have to have 11 automatic berths [for every conference] and you'd have to have a berth for Notre Dame, and that would cut you down to just four at-large berths. Most years you'd have an argument about that. Then, with that many games, you'd have to play on the campuses of the higher seeded teams. You couldn't possibly travel teams week by week to a neutral site -- the NFL doesn't even do that. And no one really stops to reflect upon the fact that the NFL has all the playing slots through December and January [on the weekends].

So finding attractive playing times and dates and television availability would be a great challenge. So there are so many negatives to a playoff, to say nothing of probably the most important one which is the presidents do not want football being played into the second semester. It's not just missing class. It's the impact it has on the academic program of the institution. There's a long list of reasons these institutions favor having one game per team in the post-season and stopping it at that.

Thursday
Jun252009

Georgia Quotable

Not every program carries itself well with a target on its back.

Georgia doesn't do well as #1

- Quinton McDawg at Georgia Sports Blog

Wednesday
Jun242009

Phil Steele Playoff Quotable

First of all I am against an 8 team playoff. There is no way that you could find a single #7 team in the country the last 12 years that had a legitimate claim to being in the national title game. For more on why I think the College regular season is the most important in college football and why an 8 or 16 team playoff would ruin it, check out page 24 and 25 of this years magazine. College football changes on a yearly basis. I can see a proposal where the MWC and the Big East battle for the

Monday
Jun152009

Gus Malzahn Quotable

From an interview with AL.com's The Auburn Beat blog:

Q: Is it easier to take more chances or risks at a program like that versus a BCS-type program?

A: I don't know. I don't care what league or level you're in, you've got to do whatever gives your guys the best chance to be successful. I don't think it's any more of a risk at that level. I think you see the game changing each year. Even look at what Oklahoma did last year. They ran a no-huddle pace like we did at Tulsa. I really see the game going that way.

Q: To ask that another way, do you think other conferences, such as the Big 12, have been quicker to embrace new ideas on offense than, say, the SEC?

A: There might be some truth to that. It's pretty traditional in the SEC. It's probably one of the last conferences to have a little bit of an open mind as far as doing different things on offense. I think Florida's the team that's the most unique, and, of course, they've had great success.