With the 2012 bowl season fully underway, now is the perfect time to take a step back and examine what truly belongs in the greatest time of the year for the sport.
Some bowl games send teams to Pasadena, Glendale and Miami, which are great places to play with awesome weather and strong monetary incentives.
Unfortunately, most teams get stuck in the most random bowls ever conceived in history and get overlooked by everyone except the bowl mania contestants.
Since every team cannot be playing in what is left of the BCS, many bowl match ups are forced on the schedule without any true purpose or excitement.
Here are five bowl games that should be eliminated from the 35-game bowl slate.