Found September 05, 2013 on Midwest Sports Fans:
After eight (!) FBS teams lost to FCS teams in college football’s opening weekend the sporting blogosphere was full of nattering about how these FCS games are no-win situations for the FBS teams. If you lose, it’s humiliating but if you win, well, you were supposed to, so what’s so great about that? There was a general consensus that these games are, without a doubt, the worst thing ever. I can think of one thing worse: try being the next opponent of a team that just lost to an FCS squad. Two Big Ten teams find themselves in that situation this week. Ohio State will face San Diego State, fresh off a loss to Eastern Illinois, while Michigan State takes on South Florida, a team that didn’t just lose to McNeese State but got pantsed by them. Ohio State is the No. 2 or No. 3 team in the country. If SDSU can’t beat an FCS team, then the Buckeyes should easily win by, say, 84 points, if they truly deserve to be ranked so highly. You and I both know that a margin of victory greater than 30...
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