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Time for tie-ins in G5 Bowls to get an overhaul.
I'm pleased overall with how our bowl-eligible reps have repped the conference so far, but IMO our bowl record (now 7-3 since last year) shows we still have bowl tie-ins based on an outdated hierarchy of G5 teams.

Why does a 7-win CUSA team face Florida State and FIU faces one of the top AAC teams while one of our co-champs plays North Texas? There's no reason we shouldn't get as many Power 5 and AAC Bowl games as CUSA does. I believe since the 2014-2015 Bowl season we've played multiple teams from the Mountain West, CUSA, and MAC and none from the AAC or Power 5.

Meanwhile, the AAC might still be the gold standard of G5 leagues but they are 2-10 (LoL) against the mythical "G4" over the last 3 bowl seasons and they are crowing because their second-best team that was the preseason favorite for the Access Bowl squeaked by a 6-6 Big 12 team (oooooh none of us G4 peasants could beat that machine!).

No?
(This post was last modified: 12-27-2017 06:13 PM by EigenEagle.)
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RE: Time for tie-ins in G5 Bowls to get an overhaul.
(12-27-2017 06:09 PM)EigenEagle Wrote:  I'm pleased overall with how our bowl-eligible reps have repped the conference so far, but IMO our bowl record (now 7-3 since last year) shows we still have bowl tie-ins based on an outdated hierarchy of G5 teams.

Why does a 7-win CUSA team face Florida State and FIU faces one of the top AAC teams while one of our co-champs plays North Texas? There's no reason we shouldn't get as many Power 5 and AAC Bowl games as CUSA does. I believe since the 2014-2015 Bowl season we've played multiple teams from the Mountain West, CUSA, and MAC and none from the AAC or Power 5.

Meanwhile, the AAC might still be the gold standard of G5 leagues but they are 2-10 (LoL) against the mythical "G4" over the last 3 bowl seasons and they are crowing because their second-best team that was the preseason favorite for the Access Bowl squeaked by a 6-6 Big 12 team (oooooh none of us G4 peasants could beat that machine!).

No?

I believe that the wolves decimated UCF last year but of course that was because UCF just was not motived.
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RE: Time for tie-ins in G5 Bowls to get an overhaul.
My bad. Don't know how I forgot that shellacking.
12-27-2017 06:54 PM
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RE: Time for tie-ins in G5 Bowls to get an overhaul.
Every time I read about the SBC bowl season....I think, "thanks ark state, you ruined it." TV announcers love talking about "perfect something" lol....the conference could've gotten some free publicity
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(12-27-2017 07:36 PM)GSUALUM17 Wrote:  Every time I read about the SBC bowl season....I think, "thanks ark state, you ruined it." TV announcers love talking about "perfect something" lol....the conference could've gotten some free publicity

Crapping the bowl bed seems to be what they do best, and they do it on national TV.
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RE: Time for tie-ins in G5 Bowls to get an overhaul.
Sunbelt Champ vs CUSA Champ in NO (MWC Champ vs MAC Champ in some bowl/ AAC subs for access bowl team if not AAC)
Sunbelt Runner-up vs Mac Runner-up in Mobile
Sunbelt #3 vs AAC #4 in Montgomery
Sunbelt #4 vs CUSA #4 in Orlando
Sunbelt #5 vs MWC #5 in Arizona
12-27-2017 08:01 PM
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RE: Time for tie-ins in G5 Bowls to get an overhaul.
(12-27-2017 06:09 PM)EigenEagle Wrote:  I'm pleased overall with how our bowl-eligible reps have repped the conference so far, but IMO our bowl record (now 7-3 since last year) shows we still have bowl tie-ins based on an outdated hierarchy of G5 teams.

Why does a 7-win CUSA team face Florida State and FIU faces one of the top AAC teams while one of our co-champs plays North Texas? There's no reason we shouldn't get as many Power 5 and AAC Bowl games as CUSA does. I believe since the 2014-2015 Bowl season we've played multiple teams from the Mountain West, CUSA, and MAC and none from the AAC or Power 5.

Meanwhile, the AAC might still be the gold standard of G5 leagues but they are 2-10 (LoL) against the mythical "G4" over the last 3 bowl seasons and they are crowing because their second-best team that was the preseason favorite for the Access Bowl squeaked by a 6-6 Big 12 team (oooooh none of us G4 peasants could beat that machine!).

No?

A P5 conference has to want to play a bowl against a Sunbelt team.
You guys have made some progress over the past 2 years and maybe there will be a bowl in the next cycle where your champ gets to play a #11 or #12 SEC/ACC team.
But the historical perception from the current bowl cycle (4 years ago) shows no P5 conference wants to play a SB team which has been perceived to the lowest FBS conference.
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RE: Time for tie-ins in G5 Bowls to get an overhaul.
SB champ vs CUSA champ
AAC champ vs MWC champ
MAC champ plays the 5th place team in consideration for the national championship playoff. Because they are just that much better than the rest of us.

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(12-27-2017 07:45 PM)TechRocks Wrote:  
(12-27-2017 07:36 PM)GSUALUM17 Wrote:  Every time I read about the SBC bowl season....I think, "thanks ark state, you ruined it." TV announcers love talking about "perfect something" lol....the conference could've gotten some free publicity

Crapping the bowl bed seems to be what they do best, and they do it on national TV.

We're busy plotting the removal of certain coaches right now. We'll get back to your little ***** troll comments later.
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RE: Time for tie-ins in G5 Bowls to get an overhaul.
(12-27-2017 06:09 PM)EigenEagle Wrote:  I'm pleased overall with how our bowl-eligible reps have repped the conference so far, but IMO our bowl record (now 7-3 since last year) shows we still have bowl tie-ins based on an outdated hierarchy of G5 teams.

Why does a 7-win CUSA team face Florida State and FIU faces one of the top AAC teams while one of our co-champs plays North Texas? There's no reason we shouldn't get as many Power 5 and AAC Bowl games as CUSA does. I believe since the 2014-2015 Bowl season we've played multiple teams from the Mountain West, CUSA, and MAC and none from the AAC or Power 5.

Meanwhile, the AAC might still be the gold standard of G5 leagues but they are 2-10 (LoL) against the mythical "G4" over the last 3 bowl seasons and they are crowing because their second-best team that was the preseason favorite for the Access Bowl squeaked by a 6-6 Big 12 team (oooooh none of us G4 peasants could beat that machine!).

No?

yet the bowls where our conference actually makes money and gains notoriety...such as the Peach and Fiesta Bowls...we're 2-0 in (and going for 3-0 here soon)

it's all in your perspective as Tulsa beating up on CMU 55-10 doesn't impress anyone. UCF beating Baylor and Houston beating FSU...people take notice of that.
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