Reps. Neil Abercrombie (D-Hawaii), Lynn Westmoreland (R-Ga.) and Mike Simpson (R-Idaho) are introducing a resolution rejecting the oft-criticized bowl system as an illegal restriction on trade because only the largest universities compete in most of the major bowl games. The resolution would require Justice’s antitrust division to investigate whether the system violates federal law.
Bring on the playoffs???
If you want a playoff system in college football, and the overwhelming majority of fans do, then Congress is your only hope. Despite its glaring faults, Congress is the sole entity that can change the antiquated, garbage bowl system into a sleek, powerful, 21st-century playoff model.