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Wrapping up the big bowl season

Originally Published: January 6, 2011
By DJ Gallo | Page 2

Many people try to make the case that the bowl season is pointless. And, sure, playing 35 games, only one of which has any sort of consequence, does seem kind of pointless.

But if you think that, you're missing the point of bowl season. It's not about fairly crowning any sort of college football champion -- that's painfully obvious (hey, TCU!) -- it's about using exhibition games with fancy names to make definitive judgments about the strength of various conferences. We all just ...

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