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Are there way too many college bowl games?

Bowl season is here and college football fans are in for another year of high-stakes football. But with the sheer volume of these games are overwhelming for some people. Having 40 bowl games allows lesser teams to compete in the postseason, and could ruin the quality of the product on the field. But real college fans love football no matter how much of it there is. What do you think? 🏈

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Another year, another season of meaningless bowl games. Sure, the NCAA loves to promote those big name bowls with national championship implications on the line. But what about the Taxpayer Bowl, or Celebration Bowl? The national bowls feature teams that are the best in the country, while others have teams that are .500 (and below in some cases) and have mediocred their way to an insignificant bowl game with a modest payout. How is that entertaining?

Bowls are supposed to be a showcase of the best football teams in the country. Only the best of the best are supposed to come together at the end-of-the-year college football extravaganza to send the year off with a bang. But with so many bowl games, and with teams not even required to have winning seasons, fans have to tolerate uneven football that is mildly passable all because teams want paydays at the end of the year. It's disgusting.

Sometimes, less is more. If the NCAA wants to improve the brand of its bowl games, it needs to cut some of the irrelevant matchups and improve the quality of competition. The postseason will be better for it.

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When it comes to college football, there is no such thing as too much. Real football fans know this. The regular season provides fans with sustenance, the main course of a delicious year fraught with peril at every turn. Bowl season is dessert, and if its anything like actual dessert, you'd be crazy not to want more.

People act there isn't quality football in the non-CFP affiliated bowls. Truth is, some of the best football happens at the bowls that don't have as much national recognition. In 2017, fans were treated to a 107-point shootout between Wake Forest and Texas A&M at the Belk Bowl. Army and San Diego State battled to an exciting 42-35 finish in favor of the Black Knights. Cutting the number of bowl games would rob fans of the opportunity to see great games like this, and take away a schools chance at making an impact nationally.

People that complain about too many bowl games don't appreciate the celebration that is bowl season. It's about the end of a year-long struggle culminating in one last chance for glory and starting next year's recruiting season with some momentum. That makes for some great football. The more bowl games, the better.

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Are there way too many college bowl games?
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