Posted February 22, 2013

POLL: Does football symbiosis trump spectacle?

FBS, FCS, Schedule Matters
Youngstown State and Pitt

Youngstown State beat Pitt in 2012, but “guarantee games” like this might be increasingly rare. (US PRESSWIRE)

“Guarantee games are just that: Some low-level team gets guaranteed a six-figure paycheck for guaranteeing someone what’s usually an easy win. It’s how the have-nots make budget.” AL.com has a story on the plight of FCS football teams watching power programs trend away from scheduling them. And while we get that these games are nearly always win-win, for reasons outlined above — lordy, do we we not like watching them. What say you, gentle readers?

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