In a time where college football is more popular and profitable than ever before and most Universities are facing budget shortfalls; school presidents, athletic directors, conference commissioners and the NCAA are missing out on a huge source of revenue and excitement.
It is a college football playoff. An eight-team, three week adventure that would capture the attention of tens of millions of college football fans and bring in millions of more dollars to college football programs.
Today begins a series, where the idea of a college football playoff will be discussed in great detail, and once finished, the myths used to defend the reasons why there isn’t one won’t make any sense and the need for a college football playoff will be more clear than ever before.
In the first couple parts of this series, the common myths of why there can’t and shouldn’t be a college football playoff will be debunked, brutalized and mocked.
The myths include:
1) There can’t be a playoff because it would take place during final exams
2) It would take away from the most exciting regular season in all of sports
3) Fan’s wouldn’t travel to the playoff games
4) It won’t create more revenue than the current bowl system
5) There would be too many games for the players
Following the myths of why there shouldn’t be a college football playoff, the idea of what playoff system should be used will also be discussed in great detail.
Myth #2: A college football playoff would take away from the most exciting regular seasons in all of sports
Another common myth used to explain the reason why there is not a college football playoff is the notion that it would take away from the most exciting regular seasons there is in sports today.