Crab Legs, Shrimp, And Bowl Games,,,

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As the college bowl season gets closer, im reminded of what an exciting time of year this is. For one its Christmas time, which is my favorite time of year because its the birth of our Lord and Savior’s birthday. But also we gather around the dinner table on Christmas Day and enjoy Crab legs, and Shrimp, something we all look forward to all year long. My mother looks for sales all year, just for Christmas dinner! Its a very enjoyable time with family.

Now i am an avid football fan, (actually im kinda obsessed  about it) and i love watching the bowl games, all of them! With over 30 bowl games it can get a little overwhelming at times and i think sometimes why we need so many? This year they start on the 17th of December with Temple vs Wyoming in the New Mexico Bowl. The last one is January 9th with LSU vs Alabama for the BCS national championship.

Me, personally, i like watching all of them, but i get a little more excited about the smaller bowl games than the bigger ones.(I am a die hard Michigan fan so I will be watching the Sugar Bowl with a smile). Now the reason I like the smaller bowl games is for one reason; The talent that these players possess is unreal at times, and allot of these tremendous athletes will be all but forgotten at the end of the season. Unfortunate, because allot of these athletes could go on to have unprecedented careers at the next level. But going to a smaller school without much advertisement like the bigger ones have, chances are, they get overlooked.

Now by no means am i an expert on this its just something that I’ve noticed over the years rooting for the underdogs. The teams that come from nothing and make something happen. For example Boise state and Houston this year. Two great teams, that have always been the underdog. I like the underdog, because their the ones that make people take notice. To look their way and say “hey, theirs something big happening their and we need to take notice.

Fortunately, with these two teams moving to the Big East next year, they will get noticed. Something thats been long overdue in my opinion. So this year lets not forget the “little guys” and just maybe, we may see the next Super Bowl QB, or running back.

And with that, lets crack a crab leg, peal some shrimp, and watch some football!! Happy Bowl Season!

Another failed BCS National Championship Game

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As the final weekend of college sports wraps up, all i can say is JOKE!!!!! The BCS system is a failed and corrupt system that should’ve been done away with the day after it started. To prove my point the “system’ has put #1 LSU vs #2 Alabama in the national championship game. Now, in a perfect world, this would be a great game. Unfortunately as we all know this is not a perfect world.

LSU beat Alabama on Nov 16th with a score, are you ready for this, 9-6 in O.T.! “The Game of the Century” as it was being called ended up resembling to sow’s wrestling in a mud pit for hours. The only excitement during “The Game of the Century” was,,,, hum,,, let me think about that one…… Oh yea, there was no excitement!!! it was all field goals, thats it, period. Alabama didn’t even win their conference, heck they didn’t even win the division, but still all the media says “who can play LSU  for the title?” So put the southern boys in a title tilt against the Louisiana swamp rats and see what happens.

So, my question is this, if Alabama was to beat LSU, and be honest here, who would be the National Champs?? In all fairness, they would have to play a tie breaker game to see who would become National Champs, right? So, a system that was brought in to represent fairness and equality among college football, to determine an out right Champ has just lied to the American People.  Hmmmm starting to sound like washington a little bit huh?

In my opinion theres several teams that could “hang” with LSU if not beat them. Just to name a few.

  • Oklahoma State- The most prolific offence in the country
  • Stanford- Lucks not going to be the Heisman winner and first round pick for no reason here people!
  • Boise State- Kellen Moore is the all time winning-nest QB in NCAA-1 football

And these are just a few that could play a great game against LSU, and just possible win. So Basically it comes down to conferences in so many words. The SEC and the ACC seem to be the only ones that can play football, well in the eyes of the BCS anyways. Well,thats not exactly true, theres alot of other great teams out there and great conferences that deserve attention and recognition, not just the ACC and the SEC.

So, would a playoff system work, well stay tuned and this blogger will give you One Mans Opinion.