Why wouldn't Clemson drop their lesser OOC games instead of those two to keep their SOS up? (Forget they dropped a team that WVU, Baylor & TCU had them joining as a conference...that's not the point here)
Also, someone explain to me if SOS is such a big component of making the final four playoff, why playing in the conference championship isn't a big advantage?
Why does being the conference champion winner help your SOS? 1) You get one extra game to increase your SOS. 2) You are probably going to play a higher ranked team in that game. Not to mention that winning the conference championship itself will be a component that will be part of the criteria for the selection committee.
Someone explain to me how these things above aren't a significant disadvantage to independents versus conference champions based on what was agreed upon on June 26th in Washington DC by the Presidents for the criteria?
I know the words the independents are saying is that they are okay...with this new agreement, but I just don't see the facts that back it up. Actions like Clemson's speak louder than words to me.
So lets see here. Clemson drops games against teams from quality conferences as we move to 9 ACC games so it can keep games against Wofford and the like and you think that proves that Notre Dame will not like the new playoffs. Talk about illogical logic.
I don't always talk to UVa Grads but when I do I always order the Large Fries.
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