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    IF I RULED the NCAA-Playoffs and New Conferences

    Let me know what you think of this. I realize this could never happen. But I think this would produce a pretty good playoff system. My idea was to reorganize every conference geographically. The result was it seemed to distribute the good teams more evenly, there are a few strong divisions and a couple weaker. I think it makes more sense economically and makes it easier for fans to travel to away games.For example ISU would play minnesota rather than texas.


    • 10 Conferences
      • 12 teams in each conference (one conference would have 11)
      • 2 divisions in each conference
      • Conference Champ would be determined by Championship game

    • Playoffs
      • 10 Conference champs + 2 at large bids
      • Top 4 ranked teams would receive a 1st round bye

    • The conferences are attached, I basically just chose who I thought would win each conference

    We would be in the Midwest conference
    Eastern Division
    Iowa
    Illinois
    Northwestern
    Northen Illinois
    Purdue
    Wisconsin
    Western Division
    ISU
    Kansas
    Kansas State
    Minnesota
    Missouri
    Nebraska
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    Re: IF I RULED the NCAA-Playoffs and New Conferences

    That must have took some time, look pretty nice.



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    Re: IF I RULED the NCAA-Playoffs and New Conferences

    I appreciate someone with alot of time on their hands. Looks pretty good. But seriously the Conference Championship games have got to go.



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    Re: IF I RULED the NCAA-Playoffs and New Conferences

    yes, i did this at work in an attempt to kill time, and it took way longer than I ever thought it would



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    Re: IF I RULED the NCAA-Playoffs and New Conferences

    How long did it take?



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    Re: IF I RULED the NCAA-Playoffs and New Conferences

    at least 3 hours



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    Re: IF I RULED the NCAA-Playoffs and New Conferences

    Do you work for the government?


    "I think that people are responding to someone standing up and saying this is what we want to do and let's not be afraid to go for it,'' Pollard said. "I think Iowa State has a very conservative, modest background. We never pound our chest and say `Let's do it.' It's OK to set a goal. You can't do it if you don't say what you want to do. You should be proud of it.''

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    Re: IF I RULED the NCAA-Playoffs and New Conferences

    Better hope your supervisor doesn't post on CF! lol



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    Re: IF I RULED the NCAA-Playoffs and New Conferences

    ESPN did something similar years ago:

    ESPN.com: NCF - College football's ultimate realignment plan


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    Re: IF I RULED the NCAA-Playoffs and New Conferences

    talk about a conference dominated by MU and NU.......i like it.....




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    Re: IF I RULED the NCAA-Playoffs and New Conferences

    Quote Originally Posted by huskerman View Post
    talk about a conference dominated by MU and NU.......i like it.....
    You do realize that the proposed division is only a one team difference from the current Big XII North, right? And Nebraska hasn't exactly been lighting up the stage.


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    Re: IF I RULED the NCAA-Playoffs and New Conferences

    This is the sort of thing that would be the best bet at making D1A football "fair" in terms of a playoff.

    nice work!


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