Plus-1
Results 1 to 13 of 13

Thread: Plus-1

  1. #1
    Addict
    Points: 163,768, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 35.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Rhoadhoused's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    Ames, IA
    Posts
    9,301
    Points
    163,768
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 764
    Given: 385

    Plus-1

    This year is the exact situation where a plus one would fix everything. It isn't even difficult in the slightest to do and doesn't change anything except one game. Just have the national championship between the winner of #1-#4 and #2-#3. Don't even need a huge overhauled playoff or anything. Simple and easy. Plus more money. Why not?



  2. #2
    Starter
    Points: 15,300, Level: 37
    Level completed: 57%, Points required for next Level: 350
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Posts
    860
    Points
    15,300
    Level
    37
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 36
    Given: 20

    Re: Plus-1

    Anything short of a 16 team playoff would not fix the problem. Every conference champion and 5 at-larges.. It would make sooooo much money too. Heck, D3 schools play a 32 team playoff, travel across the country, etc.


    College football could be so much better.



  3. #3
    All-Star
    Points: 45,486, Level: 65
    Level completed: 96%, Points required for next Level: 64
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    BBHMagic's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Posts
    1,793
    Points
    45,486
    Level
    65
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 208
    Given: 391

    Re: Plus-1

    Quote Originally Posted by dabears32 View Post
    Anything short of a 16 team playoff would not fix the problem. Every conference champion and 5 at-larges.. It would make sooooo much money too. Heck, D3 schools play a 32 team playoff, travel across the country, etc.


    College football could be so much better.
    Disagree. Teams outside of the top 4 can't claim they're championship worthy.


    Cy has balls of steel.

  4. #4
    Starter
    Points: 15,300, Level: 37
    Level completed: 57%, Points required for next Level: 350
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Posts
    860
    Points
    15,300
    Level
    37
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 36
    Given: 20

    Re: Plus-1

    Quote Originally Posted by BBHMagic View Post
    Disagree. Teams outside of the top 4 can't claim they're championship worthy.
    Its a playoff. Whatever happens, happens. Its what makes most sports great. You would have to bring it every round or risk going home..



  5. #5
    Pro
    Points: 87,112, Level: 91
    Level completed: 83%, Points required for next Level: 338
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    FDWxMan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    2,260
    Points
    87,112
    Level
    91
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 71
    Given: 33

    Re: Plus-1

    Quote Originally Posted by Rhoadhoused View Post
    This year is the exact situation where a plus one would fix everything. It isn't even difficult in the slightest to do and doesn't change anything except one game. Just have the national championship between the winner of #1-#4 and #2-#3. Don't even need a huge overhauled playoff or anything. Simple and easy. Plus more money. Why not?
    Still need a rule barring teams that don't win a conference from the plus-1. (Or bar them if the champ from their conference doesn't also make it).

    The idea of letting in Stanford over Oregon wouldn't sit well with me



  6. #6
    All-Star
    Points: 45,486, Level: 65
    Level completed: 96%, Points required for next Level: 64
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    BBHMagic's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Posts
    1,793
    Points
    45,486
    Level
    65
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 208
    Given: 391

    Re: Plus-1

    Quote Originally Posted by dabears32 View Post
    Its a playoff. Whatever happens, happens. Its what makes most sports great. You would have to bring it every round or risk going home..
    I know. I'm just saying that a plus one does fix the problem here because you let the teams that are championship worthy play each other.


    Cy has balls of steel.

  7. #7
    Addict
    Points: 97,552, Level: 97
    Level completed: 26%, Points required for next Level: 1,498
    Overall activity: 29.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    cyclones500's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Michigan
    Posts
    9,698
    Points
    97,552
    Level
    97
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 334
    Given: 736

    Re: Plus-1

    Quote Originally Posted by dabears32 View Post
    Anything short of a 16 team playoff would not fix the problem. Every conference champion and 5 at-larges.. It would make sooooo much money too. Heck, D3 schools play a 32 team playoff, travel across the country, etc.


    College football could be so much better.
    I support that kind of playoff (I could possibly see ranking the auto-bid conferences and allowing more at-large -- only because I think that would be more likely to find approval).

    Either a viable playoff, or I'm OK with a plus-1. Either one is preferable.



  8. #8
    Rookie
    Points: 27,410, Level: 50
    Level completed: 86%, Points required for next Level: 140
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    3 months registered25000 Experience Points
    ManofCyience's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    594
    Points
    27,410
    Level
    50
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Plus-1

    I say 8 team playoff. I think more than just the top 4 are good enough to win it but numbers 10-16 just aren't. Lots of TV's willing to watch and lots more money to be made. And it is clearly a more fair shot for all teams with a case at playing in the NC game.



  9. #9
    Recruit
    Points: 7,175, Level: 25
    Level completed: 25%, Points required for next Level: 375
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Posts
    82
    Points
    7,175
    Level
    25
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Plus-1

    Quote Originally Posted by BBHMagic View Post
    Disagree. Teams outside of the top 4 can't claim they're championship worthy.
    Ha...seriously? Maybe this year. How about if there are 6 one loss teams?



  10. #10
    Starter
    Points: 15,300, Level: 37
    Level completed: 57%, Points required for next Level: 350
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Posts
    860
    Points
    15,300
    Level
    37
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 36
    Given: 20

    Re: Plus-1

    Quote Originally Posted by ManofCyience View Post
    I say 8 team playoff. I think more than just the top 4 are good enough to win it but numbers 10-16 just aren't. Lots of TV's willing to watch and lots more money to be made. And it is clearly a more fair shot for all teams with a case at playing in the NC game.
    The problem with that is you absolutely HAVE to have the champion of every conference involved........ And the SEC will want at least 4 so....



  11. #11
    Speechless
    Points: 189,873, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    kingcy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Menlo, Iowa
    Posts
    17,876
    Points
    189,873
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 283
    Given: 183

    Re: Plus-1

    To fix this problem put a rule in that you have to win your conference to play in the BCS title game.


    The gap in our economy is between what we have and what we think we ought to have--and that is a moral problem, not an economic one. - Paul Heyne

  12. #12
    All-Star
    Points: 45,486, Level: 65
    Level completed: 96%, Points required for next Level: 64
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    BBHMagic's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Posts
    1,793
    Points
    45,486
    Level
    65
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 208
    Given: 391

    Re: Plus-1

    Quote Originally Posted by Lewdawg123 View Post
    Ha...seriously? Maybe this year. How about if there are 6 one loss teams?
    No I'm kidding.

    Even if there would be 6 one loss teams I can't think of a year when I thought the number 5 team in the country should have been the champion. Its not about giving everybody a shot. Its about getting the 2 best teams in the championship game.


    Cy has balls of steel.

  13. #13
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 82,410, Level: 89
    Level completed: 26%, Points required for next Level: 1,340
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    CycloneWanderer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Posts
    4,236
    Points
    82,410
    Level
    89
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 119
    Given: 15

    Re: Plus-1

    screw a +1, OSU vs. LSU would literally BE a +1.




    ***King of Diplomacy***

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: Cyclones.tv
  • HOOPS: Iowa State vs. Mississippi Valley State
  • December 31, 2014
  • 06:00 PM