Ranking the FBS Conferences After the 2016 Season

Now that the final game of the 2016 season has ended, it is time to settle an annual question: Which FBS conference is the toughest? I present the rankings of the ten conferences using my objective formula.   Here is an overview of the factors that comprise each conferences score: Wins by each member of every conference when facing non-conference foes. Games on the road are worth more than those at neutral sites or at home. Victories versus other conferences’ champions or second-place teams/divisional winners count for more points. Wins against FBS opponents have much more value than those against … Continue reading Ranking the FBS Conferences After the 2016 Season

A Radical Solution to Re-Scheduling LSU’s game at Florida

The postponement of the game between LSU and Florida appears more likely as an inevitable cancellation. The result of the game might not end up mattering much, depending on the scores of many of SEC contests. Two scenarios that could happen will make the decision to forego the game immensely controversial.   Florida has four SEC games left on its schedule. Two of them, Georgia in Jacksonville and Arkansas in Fayetteville appear as tough challenges and possible losses. However, if the Gators can sweep those remaining contests, they would finish 6-1 in SEC play.   The only team who has … Continue reading A Radical Solution to Re-Scheduling LSU’s game at Florida