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A rapidly growing legion of fans proclaim Mark Rogers as “The Voice of College Football.” The three-time AP Mississippi Sportscaster of the Year covered the most important stories and events in the SEC for seven years as Sports Director at WCBI. Now after another 19 years as a Production Operations Manager at ESPN, Mark is laser focused on his passion of college football. Mark kicked off his broadcasting career at WNCO as a news anchor and play-by-play voice for high school and college sports in Central Ohio. Now “The Voice” is stronger and sweeter than ever.
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Two weeks remain before the four teams to compete for the national title are revealed. Rather than just take the committee’s word for it, I’ve devised a ranking system to determine the four most-deserving teams based on performance on the field. It’s not perfect, just as no ranking system is. However, unlike the committee, I will make every attempt to be transparent, and that starts with what I’m not interested in.
It was 101 years ago Henry L. Farrell fittingly described it as the mythical national championship. One hundred one years later, not much has changed. There have been several attempts to do so, each one reactive, with a heavy dose of recency bias. The political climate seems ripe once again to usher in the newest attempt to correct a failed system. And unless sane minds prevail, we’ll end up with more of the same.
That Jim Harbaugh hasn’t gotten Michigan over the hump is no newsflash. His struggles at his alma mater are well documented. They’re often based on three metrics: 2-and-13 against the top 10, including 0-and-6 on the road, and 2-and-9 away from Ann Arbor against ranked opponents. But what’s the real reason you hate him, or at least why you show him no mercy?
Less than 48 hours before the release of the first College Football Playoff rankings, it’s time to see who still has a legitimate path. Teams fall into one of four categories: playoff-bound, in the hunt, all but done, and eliminated.