BCS or Simply BS?

OK, call me a dedicated fan, call me a person with a lost focus since this is the 2nd entry that detracts from Productivity or Marketing altogether – but a blog gives an individual a chance to write about their passions, so I’m going to take full advantage of that opportunity.Let’s face the facts – the Missouri Tigers got HOSED.  Plain and simple.  Anyone close to a newspaper, TV station or sports commentator will all tell you the same thing.  There were no less than 3 different experts on ESPN’s site yesterday, video or otherwise, who all have come to the same conclusion.  The BCS, or more importantly, the Orange Bowl commission, obviously needs to make a trip to the optometrist.How can you possibly put Kansas above the Tigers in their selection process even though the BCS, AP, and other polls listed them all the same – Kansas being 8th ranked and the Tigers 7th ranked?  The Orange Bowl committee was quoted as saying a big part of the decision came down to the fact that the Jayhawks only lost one game.  Uh, yeah and Hawaii lost none and prior to last week were still ranked #14 in the nation.  Ever hear of a weak schedule?  I realize that my rants, along with thousands across the nation, will all fall on deaf ears.  But collectively, these issues along with many others should one day cause us to pause and reconsider the BCS or bowl selection process.  For the #7 team to play the #25 team, Arkansas, who has already lost their head coach – is that good football let alone good television?My saving grace in all of this will come in early January when many like me will stand up and laugh at the Orange Bowl’s outcome.  The Jayhawks have a good team and a good quarterback – no doubts about that.  But simply  put, not as good as the Missouri Tigers.

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