Re: College presidents approve new four team playoff format
Originally Posted by bucksfan2
You think weather and venue had little to do with LSU beating OSU in New Orleans for the BCS title game? Playing indoors in your back yard is hardly a neutral site. You don't think that game takes a little different tone if its played out doors in Cleveland or Cincinnati?
I've already indicated calling New Orleans a neutral venue for LSU is a stretch at best.
I think the better team won on 1/7/2008. Playing in 60 degree weather like Cincy experienced that day (59 was the low; it hit 65 in Cleveland) would not have changed the outcome.
But if you're asking would playing in snow increase the chances of a weaker team beating a stronger team, well, ya, it might. Can you really make a compelling argument that the National Championship game should be played in crappy weather though?
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