I have never been one of those anti-bowl game guys. Never been one to care much about how many postseason college football affairs are played. But when the Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl kicks off today in Tucson, the perception of Mountain West football will endure a devastating punch to the gut.
Some insist there is no such thing as perfect timing, that it’s not a trait you can teach, but rather that which you hear in your head.
Plausible scenario: A one-loss North Carolina football team beats No. 1 Clemson in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship on Saturday, takes out the side that the College Football Playoff committee has for weeks deemed the nation’s best, and still isn’t chosen for a semifinal game when the final rankings are released Sunday.