Conference realignment. Also known as The Great War of the B.S. Conferences.
Yes, B.S. Conferences. Not BCS.
The playground battle between greedy school children continues to bother college football fans from Miami, Florida to Seattle, Washington.
Enough is enough.
It is time for Papa NCAA to step in with a belt in hand and whip some sense back into the circus-loving conference commissioners who seem to have eyes bigger than their stomachs.
Nobody wants the madness to settle until 64 teams have lobbied, bullied and bribed their way into power so a "national champion" can be crowned in a 4-team conference champions' playoff.
The desperation is laughable.
Oklahoma regents meet on Monday to take their school into a conference that references the Pacific Ocean in its name.
TCU will be playing in a league that houses its closest neighbor nearly 900 miles away.
Texas is forgetting that Austin does not touch an ocean. Even if it did, the Gulf of Mexico is not a stone's throw away from the Atlantic Ocean or the Pacific for that matter.
Give me a break.
Every realignment prediction out there projects that Boise State is left outside in the cold come New Years bowl game season. How then can we be sure that the winner of a 4-team playoff would truly be our nation's champion when an undefeated Boise team would not even be invited to the party?
Does anybody care about that slight oversight?
If Boise, Idaho were located four or five states further east, the injustice of the mere suggestion would have already gone before a Supreme Court judge—not a far-out prediction considering Baylor's recent litigation threats.
Apparently, the senseless NCAA is going to sit back with a bag of popcorn while Mike Slive and Larry Scott lie their way to the high throne of college football where ESPN will crown them with an inscribed 14-carrot golden hat, "Bow Down to the Worldwide Leader."
Here is my hypothetical solution to fix the issues and breathe easy...