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    Does this team make a bowl at 5-7?

    Interesting conversation on College Gameday today. There is a petition for 5-7 teams to go to a bowl. There might not be enough 6-6 teams to fill all the bowl slots. If this comes to pass, I see no way we would be skipped over with the #1 schedule in the country.



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    Re: Does this team make a bowl at 5-7?

    no way



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    Re: Does this team make a bowl at 5-7?

    We shouldn't.

    If it happens, I imagine we take the deal and run, but it shouldn't happen.


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    Re: Does this team make a bowl at 5-7?

    Doubtful. We probably don't deserve to. It depends on who else is sitting at 5-6 though, I guess.



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    Re: Does this team make a bowl at 5-7?

    Quote Originally Posted by UNIGuy4Cy View Post
    Interesting conversation on College Gameday today. There is a petition for 5-7 teams to go to a bowl. There might not be enough 6-6 teams to fill all the bowl slots. If this comes to pass, I see no way we would be skipped over with the #1 schedule in the country.
    NO....though I would like it only for the 15 extra practices



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    Re: Does this team make a bowl at 5-7?

    I highly doubt it.



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    Re: Does this team make a bowl at 5-7?

    Will it happen? Highly unlikely.
    Do we accept a bid if it does? Hell yes.


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    Re: Does this team make a bowl at 5-7?

    No, and quite frankly I think it's ridiculous teams with 6 wins go to bowl games. Like the days when you had to win at least 7 or 8 games to go to post-season.



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    Re: Does this team make a bowl at 5-7?

    I'm sure computers would say we're the best or nearly the best of the 5-7 teams, we'll be ranked above plenty of 6-6 and even 7-5 teams from BCS AQ leagues.

    Not that I'm giddy about the ideas of teams with losing records in bowls, but if a 5-7 team plays in a bowl, better a 5-7 team that played ranked teams almost every week than a 5-7 team with an average or bad schedule.



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    Re: Does this team make a bowl at 5-7?

    Petition?



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    Re: Does this team make a bowl at 5-7?

    Quote Originally Posted by HFCS View Post
    I'm sure computers would say we're the best or nearly the best of the 5-7 teams, we'll be ranked above plenty of 6-6 and even 7-5 teams from BCS AQ leagues.

    Not that I'm giddy about the ideas of teams with losing records in bowls, but if a 5-7 team plays in a bowl, better a 5-7 team that played ranked teams almost every week than a 5-7 team with an average or bad schedule.
    Bowl games aren't about merit.


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    Re: Does this team make a bowl at 5-7?

    Do we still jump Missouri like last year if we do get invited?



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    Re: Does this team make a bowl at 5-7?

    Currently 64 bowl eligible teams.
    10 more teams need one more win.



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    Re: Does this team make a bowl at 5-7?

    I hope like hell 6-6 teams fill all the slots. There is no reason 5-7 should get you into a bowl. 6-6 shouldn't get you into a bowl.



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    Re: Does this team make a bowl at 5-7?

    Quote Originally Posted by Chipper View Post
    Petition?
    Trying to keep mediocre conferences out and awarding schools that play tough schedules, that is what I got out of Herby.



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