Chris wrote:I've defended Ohio State getting to the national championship because that is the system. The system may suck, but you can't fault the Buckeyes for succeeding in that system.
I do think the Buckeyes scheduling is lame, but it doesn't matter.. they play the current system better than anyone.
But I'd take a one loss team with 3 good wins and one good loss over a team that plays the scheduling system to go undefeated without beating a single good team. Even in the current system that should be the way things are done, but because of the preseason polls, which are just beyond dumb since the voters know nothing and guess based on reputation, and the lazy voting where people are raised or dropped based solely on winning or losing without taking into account who they played most of the time, you end up with a team with an undeservedly high preseason ranking having a major advantage over a team with an undeservedly low preseason ranking. It's just ridiculous.
I guess I'm just complaining about the system, but you can fix that stuff without changing the BCS. Just have no polls until October, and have ballots turned in on Wednesday or Tuesday so that there's time to actually watch the relevant games for the voters. It would be much better than having ballots due on Sunday. No one is watching 30 or 40 games before voting the very next day. It's just not possible and it leads to the BS voting we have now where you end up with a team ranked behind someone they've beaten head to head or a team like OSU feasting on cupcakes and moving up the rankings.