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PODCAST: Jerry Palm talks BCS

Posted on: November 28, 2011 1:24 pm
Posted by Jerry Hinnen

Is LSU vs. Alabama for the national championship a done deal or isn't it? There's few people (if anyone) more qualified to answer that question than BCS formula guru Jerry Palm, and in this edition of the College Football Podcast, Palm answers that exact question from our Adam Aizer. Also up for discussion: what impact a Georgia win in the SEC championship game might have on the overall BCS picture, whether Michigan can nab a BCS at-large berth after the Wolverines' big win over Ohio State, and what other teams might be able to sneak into the BCS backdoor in the final week of the season.

But wait ... there's more. Following Palm, our J. Darin Darst joins Aizer to talk over the week 13 that was: the rivalry wins, the lousy quarterback performances, the best five teams in the country regardless of record, and more. To listen, click below, download the mp3, or open the player in a separate browser window. You can read Jerry Palm's bowl projections here and his BCS blog here.

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Since: Apr 6, 2009
Posted on: November 29, 2011 1:02 pm

PODCAST: Jerry Palm talks BCS

What college football needs is a playoff. Then the best teamS in the country can compete for the championship, like every other sport. Imagine a 16-team tournament that has auto-bids for the 11 conference champs, and 5 at-large slots for the best remaining teams in the BCS rankings. The seeds would be determined by the BCS rankings. Higher seeds at home until the final four. 

Here is what it would look like heading into championship week: 

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