The BCS is no longer. Having been replaced by a more logical postseason playoff format, the absence of the controversial selection system has breathed new life into the college football landscape. No longer do we have to rely on a suspect BCS “formula” to narrow down the quest for the best college football program in the nation. Rather, the four best teams at the end of the season will get a fair — mostly fair, anyway — chance to battle each other for FBS supremacy. It’s not a perfect solution by any means. You could easily make the argument that the playoffs should be expanded to eight teams, and that thought would be totally justified. Just know that this is a step in the right direction.
Depending on the foreseeable success of this year’s postseason, the playoffs, in all likelihood, will probably be expanded to include more squads. It’s only a matter of time. Until then, however, there’s no shortage of quality football to be played on the collegiate front.
While we’re all extremely eager to see how the action-packed regular season plays out and which four teams sneak into the playoff picture, there’s still a lot to look forward to before the season commences, both on and off the field. Which team (if any) will remain undefeated? Which player will win the Heisman? Will there be any records broken this year? You’ll be relieved to know that we have the answers to these questions, and many more.
With that said, here is Everything You Can’t Miss in College Football Before the Season Ends.
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