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B1G’s Collossally Stupid Decision To Stop Scheduling FCS Schools

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B1G’s Collossally Stupid Decision To Stop Scheduling FCS Schools

It is truly hilarious when people who don’t know what they’re talking about try to make news points, and news decisions, based on one side of the story.

Such is the case with the breathless coverage of the Big 10’s decision, led by former Wisconsin head football coach (and current athletic director) Barry Alvarez, who shared with the Milwaukee-Journal that Big 10 officials “recently agreed to stop scheduling nonconference games against FCS programs.

Of course, the first thing papers around the country do is pull a picture from such an FCS game involving Wisconsin from last season – surely a poster child for a blowout, right?

Um, not exactly.  Northern Iowa gave Wisconsin “all they could handle” in a 26-21 nailbiter.

Wait, it gets better.
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