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ECPirate89

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Agree. An expanded playoff is the only way unless the CFP sweetens


the pot of money paid to the half of college football teams left out in the cold (The G5) due to SOS. I could see a scenario where the CFP relents and starts paying the G5 Rep triple or quadruple the current payout and maybe doubles what goes to all the other non P5 conferences at distribution time. This might be Aresco's angle.

A class action suit could claim the CFP purposely precludes G5 teams primarily based on their SOS (beyond our control when P5 teams will not schedule us) and the fact the G5 receives a lot less money (distribution) than the P5. The fact the G5 is allowed an access bowl rep is further confirmation of inclusion but not to the level of ever qualifying for the CFP. So, the G5 starts every year (half the college teams) knowing they will not qualify even if undefeated. This fact does not create a true path for a G5 team to make the CFP. UCF has proven this 2 years in a row. It does appear a divide is being created to fully separate the G5 and P5. The American is the conference that is the PITA and could have some leverage as long as our teams keep going undefeated or winning 12. What say you Pirates???

(In response to this post by stevebon72)

Posted: 12/06/2018 at 08:29AM



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  No guarantee a G5 team gets included in an 8 team playoff -- gvegaspirate 12/06/2018 11:29AM
  Sue Them all.... -- Pirata1 12/06/2018 10:14AM
  Thanks for sharing that. We are behind a wall. -- CoastalGaPirate 12/06/2018 09:04AM
  He voted for the playoff system. -- charlie27858 12/06/2018 08:23AM
  UCF schedule easier this year than last. -- stevebon72 12/06/2018 08:12AM
  Schedules should have NOTHING to do with it ** -- Lochmere 12/06/2018 08:32AM
  What if Bama did that? Would they be left out? ** -- Pour Won 12/06/2018 09:39AM
  But it does. ** -- ecupirate07 12/06/2018 08:47AM
  Well, that's right and wrong -- ruckuspirate 12/06/2018 09:14AM

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