G5 conferences now considering having its own playoff

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Mon Aug 28, 2017 2:38 pm

Jaxwave wrote:Anybody who doesn't realize that P5 vs G5 is already split divisions is pretty naive. Look at the crowds at G5 games. With a few exceptions, the pubic has spoken that P5 is Division I and G5 is Division IAA.
Then look at the money and it looks like G5 is closer to Division III, when compared to P5. How the G5 schools allowed this to happen incrementally over time is almost criminal. And I haven't even touched on what a huge effect the P5 dollars has had on the academic side of all of these schools.
No, it's not closer to D III. It's ahead of FCS, a long way from D III, which doesn't grant athletic scholarships.

Proving damages at this time would be difficult. Creating a separate playoff would demonstrate that the NCAA basically allowed the P5 to dictate that a new division needs to be created. I think it would be much easier to prove damages at that time.


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Mon Aug 28, 2017 3:02 pm

DfromCT wrote: I think it would be much easier to prove damages at that time.
LOL at the idea that such a lawsuit could be won. Just like you can't beat City Hall you aren't going to beat the Universities of Texas, Michigan, Florida, etc. The deck is stacked against the G5.
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