Question by SadPoet: How many Bowl games do non-bcs teams need to win in order to start getting a chance?
I want to see interesting match-ups, I want to cheer on the underdog.
But why doesn’t the BCS want this to happen?
I think its great when Utah beats Alabama, Boise ST beats Oklahoma.
Now we have TCU demolishing ranked opponents, but they’re not taken seriously at all?
The BCS seems to me to be more of a popularity contest than any real system of a teams strength.
Answer by Earle of Bruce
They will never be taken seriously until they play tough teams more than once or twice a season. In college football today, anyone can win a big game, but it takes a special team to win them all against tough teams. TCU can take the week off 8 weeks out of the year, and focus on the tough teams they do have to play. Utah almost lost to a 3-9 Michigan team the year they beat Alabama. What would have happened if they had to play in a BCS conference all season? I will tell you what, they would drop a game or two.
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