Visual Tool to Understand 2010-2017 Conference Realignment

I created the following pictures to better explain/visualize the conference realignment moves of 2010 to 2017. I recommend clicking on the images for larger view. I also made a gif version in the first image. Links (1) (2) (3) Follow @sportspolitico Send us an Email: sportspolitico@gmail.com © sportspolitico™ December 23, 2015 Like what you see? Check… Continue reading Visual Tool to Understand 2010-2017 Conference Realignment

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What if the College Football Playoffs were modeled after March Madness? Hypothetical 32 Team (2015-2016)

Last year I made a hypothetical bracket for the College Football Playoffs using metrics similar to how the NCAA College Basketball Tournament selects their teams. To make this a yearly tradition for me I have done the same for this years teams. Why 32 teams? Thirty-two teams is exactly 25% of all FBS teams. This… Continue reading What if the College Football Playoffs were modeled after March Madness? Hypothetical 32 Team (2015-2016)

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Despite Boren’s Wishes, the Big 12 is Not Expanding

David Boren, President of The University of Oklahoma stirred the pot on realignment by reiterating his stance that the Big 12 should expand to twelve teams. He also criticized Texas for the Longhorn Network without specifically mentioning it by name. College administrators have stirred this pot in the past by commenting (1) on conference realignment, which caused… Continue reading Despite Boren’s Wishes, the Big 12 is Not Expanding

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The Marshall Dilemma: The New Playoff System Has Already Failed College Football

Author’s Note: This is Part I of a two-part article. Part II can be found here. The College Football Playoffs have been in existence for less than a full season. In its short life, this newborn system is already facing a daunting dilemma that is tarnishing its credibility before it can even name the inaugural Final… Continue reading The Marshall Dilemma: The New Playoff System Has Already Failed College Football

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Preseason AP Poll (Full Rankings)

  Florida State (57) 2013 Record: 14-0 Points: 1496   Alabama (1) 2013 Record: 11-2 Points: 1361   Oregon (1) 2013 Record: 11-2 Points: 1334   Oklahoma (1) 2013 Record: 11-2 Points: 1324   Ohio State 2013 Record: 12-2 Points: 1207   Auburn 2013 Record: 12-2 Points: 1198   UCLA 2013 Record: 10-3 Points: 1106… Continue reading Preseason AP Poll (Full Rankings)

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