Could UCLA win Pac12 South and be left out of a bowl?

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  1. cyman05

    cyman05 Well-Known Member

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    If Colorado beats Utah, UCLA will play in the PAC championship game. Right now UCLA is 6-5. They play at USC tomorrow, and a loss would put them 6-6. If they lose at Oregon in the PAC championship, they'd be 6-7. Are they bowl eligible?
     
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    Yes. 6 wins = bowl eligibility.
     
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    Unless their like K State of a couple years ago. Didn't they play 2 d1aa schools that got them to 6 wins but yet they weren't eligible or am I mistaken?
     
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    Is Colorado really going to beat anybody?
     
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  6. cyman05

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    Someone can correct me, but I thought there is a rule if you play 13 games you have to win 7.

    I thought there have been teams that have played at Hawaii, so they get 13 games and they said you have to win 7 in that senario.
     
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    I am surprised. Utah should be ashamed of that performance.
     
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    I was thinking the same thing.
     
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    A Bruin fan told me they'd be out.
     
  11. alarson

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    IIRC there might be a waiver possibility for those in conference championship games.
     
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    Non-losing record means you qualify. There are exceptions for conference champions, but i am not sure how that applies to the conference championship loser. Also only one FCS victory can count towards bowl eligibility.
     
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    Unless there is an exemption for a conference championship game, you must win 7 games if you play a 13 game regular season.
     
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    From searching for past occurrences, looks like it has to be petitioned for to the NCAA, and its been granted in the past.
     
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    Wow, pick it up Utah, CU is horrible.
     
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    Just curious, when has this actually happened? Thanks.
     
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    #17 alarson, Nov 25, 2011
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    Im not sure its actually played out so that the waiver was needed, but i found this:

    Big 12 Receives Post-Season Bowl Waiver - Big 12 Conference - Official Athletic Site

    Also, from the NCAA:
    With the PAC having 7 bowl tie ins and 7 currently eligible teams (including UCLA), UCLA would probably be granted the waiver so that the PAC could fulfill its bowl commitments.
     
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  18. cyman05

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    That was from 2004 when you only played 11 regular season games. It says a 6-6 could make a bowl with this waiver. That's a bit different.

    I don't know how the waiver would play out in this case. It doesn't appear the PAC would be able to fulfill all their bowl slots without UCLA.
     
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    In the words of Lana Kane, "YUUUUP!!!"
     
  20. cyman05

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    Looks like Utah is waking up...Col 17 Utah 14
     

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