I have a humble proposal to save college football. With all the lawsuits and chaos swirling around the NCAA and member schools, a simple choice needs to be made. One will destroy the sport. The other might save it.
The casual college sports fan might be forgiven if their eyes glaze over Congressional hearings like this. Yet it’s so important, and the points involved so consequential, that it deserves not only an honest debate, but a plain English explanation as to what’s happening.
It wasn’t pretty by any stretch of the imagination. But in the end, Notre Dame got the job done.
Over the last two weeks, it seems the new-look Buckeyes are beginning to take on the look of a team that could emerge as a challenger for lofty finishes come tournament time at season’s end.
Below are the final Top 25 rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the 2023 season amongst the FCS teams. South Dakota State finishes in the top position after winning the national title game over Montana. North Dakota State finishes in the #2 position after losing to Montana in the Division I FCS semifinal round..
Assuming you knew about this – and ESPN and the NCAA haven’t gone out of their way to tell people – their broadcast on ABC will be going up against five different NFL games with postseason implications.