Don't Hate On South Florida
Based on quality wins, Bulls deserve Top 10 ranking
Oct. 3, 2007
By Trev Alberts
Special to CSTV.com
Trev Alberts is a football analyst for CSTV and CSTV.com.
You've got college football questions and CSTV football analyst Trev Alberts has answers and opinions. Each week Alberts will be answering questions and queries on the world of college football. So if you've got a question for Trev? Just ask him.
Is the ACC the graveyard for college football? The ACC is easily the worst BCS conference and it seems that every time a good team joins the league they quickly become mediocre like the rest of the pitiful ACC. Why do you think that teams that join the ACC suddenly get worse (i.e. Virginia Tech,
That's a superficial way of looking at the ACC. It's the same thing that people argued about the Big 12 North and then this past weekend happened where
The same thing has happened in the ACC. It's just a natural transition. It's a down time for some teams, but if you think Miami, for instance, is going to be down for a long time, it's not. Virginia Tech is in a transition from moving from the Vicks to another talented quarterback in Tyrod Taylor. Maybe he'll be a quarterback in that mold down the road, but he isn't right now.
But last time I checked, Virginia Tech is ranked pretty high. Boston College happens to be a Top 10 team right now. Maybe it's a stretch that they're in the Top 10 and they may be a bit overrated, but they're in the Top 10 and have one the best quarterbacks in the country in Matt Ryan. You know Tom O'Brien will have
I think we all lambasted the Big East a few years back and I'm sure the ACC is aware of their deficiencies. It'll only be a matter of a year or two and people won't be talking about the ACC in that way.
Should coaches be allowed to call timeouts right when the ball is snapped? It seems like they're unfairly taking advantage of the rules. - Aaron, Dallas
In some ways, I say to myself that's not really the spirit of the rule. I guess I applaud coaches for taking advantage of whatever they can, sort of like Bret Bielema did last year. I watched Mike Shanahan do it to
I think the move is a little bit unfair and a little disingenuous, but hey, just go out there and make the field goal. How about Wes Byrum who banged it through twice and then Gator-chomped the whole place? Good for him.
I think it says more about
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They're Top 10 ranking is not based solely on the fact they beat