Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 12/24/11
  Boise State University entered the Maaco Bowl against the Arizona State Sun Devils as the number seven team in the BCS rankings. Yet, they were left out of a BCS game once again this season after suffering an earlier loss to the TCU Horned Frogs. Don’t worry; this is not another column about how flawed the system is. I will not lobby here for a playoff. I will outline why bowl coaches should never come into the contest in a lame duck situation. I understand why this takes place. It is impossible for a team to hire a coach after the regular season and have him take over with his entire staff prior to the postseason. This is precisely why programs should never terminate their current leader before the new year. It is essentially telling the players in the program that what they accomplished currently doesn’t matter. Viewers of the Maaco Bowl noticed Sun Devil quarterback Brock Osweiler cussing out the coaching staff on the sideline during the second quarter. It would be interestin...
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