Archive for December, 2009

College Football Standings

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

NCAA Football Standings College football standings usually break down according to the conference the team plays in. I’ve noticed that certain newbie fans get a little confused about the standings in the conferences with two divisions, because they assume two unbeaten teams in the same division might be on a collision course in the conference title game. With that in mind, here’s how to read college football standings and know where your team stands at any point in the season. Confe

College Football Rankings

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009

NCAA Football Rankings College football rankings are all-important in Division I NCAA football. Whoever is ranked highest in the final polls will qualify for the BCS bowl games, specifically the BCS Championship game. The BCS rankings are based on a variety of criteria, including record, margin of victory, strength of schedule and rank in the coaches poll. Playing in one of the BCS conferences helps, while playing in certain regions of the county helps. The result is a college football system le

College Football Schedule

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009

Who Schedules College Football Games? A college football schedule is more important than it ever has been in NCAA football, because strength of schedule is a factor in determining BCS rankings. Coaches who know how to plan their schedule can plan early tuneups and tests, while preparing the team for the upcoming conference schedule. Many major college teams these days schedule one tough opponent early in the year, because that opponent will help with strength of schedule, but an early season los

College Football Recruiting

Monday, December 28th, 2009

College Football Recruiting Explained College football recruiting is the period when college football coaches from universities across America try to persuade high school and junior college football players to sign a letter of intent to attend their college the next year. The college football recruiting period lasts from the summer of one year to the first Wednesday of February the next year, when recruitment culminates with the “National Signing Day”. National Signing Day The Nation