College Football Playoff committee sends message to Big Ten: Stop sucking!

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The college world is ablaze with people upset at Alabama (11-1) getting into the College Fotball Playoff on Sunday over Ohio State (10-2).

The Buckeyes’ argument of winning the BigTen Championship over previously undefeated Wisconsin was not enough to overcome their 31-point loss to Iowa, which was also one week after pulling off a phenomenal comeback against then-No. 2 Penn State.

But that’s not the main message sent by the College Football Playoff committee. This is:

Stop sucking in the College Football Playoff and take a year to think about your mistakes.

Let’s recap the last time Ohio State was in the CFP… Oh yes, I remember, they were DRUBBED 31-0 by Clemson. Nice representation, Big Ten.

Oh and how about the year before and my beloved Michigan State Spartans? Alabama turned a 10-0 halftime lead into a 38-0 laugher of a game that many people turned off before the fourth quarter. Again, nice work Big Ten.

Let’s not forget that this is a business, and views matter more than the pissed-off people surrounding Columbus. And when it comes to performing on the biggest stage, there is ONE constant: Alabama. They don’t win every time, but you know damn well they will be in the ball game.

And on top of that, we have been given Clemson/Alabama, Part III. Let’s go back two years. In 2016, the Crimson Tide bested the Tigers 45-40 in an unbelievably thrilling game. And then last year? Clemson got revenge 35-31. Two of the best national championship games of this century. Yes I’d like some more of that please.

So, Ohio State, Michigan, Michigan State, Wisconsin, Penn State… Get your $#!¥ together and show us you can compete with the top teams.

Until then, stop whining.

Written by Matt Bassin

Born in L.A., raised in Detroit and SoCal. Born Green and White, but am an Arizona Alumnus with my degree in Journalism. Have worked for newspapers as a writer/editor, and as an on-air talent for sports radio. Follow the Lions, Red Wings, Tigers, Pistons and Lakers. Go Green!

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