It’s never too early to talk college football. Never. Even if the calendar say it’s barely summer, fall cannot get here fast enough. So over the next two weeks or so, Kermit the Blog will count down the 10 Easiest Schedules of the 2007 College Football season. We’re aiming for one a day (weekday… generally), but we’re lazy, so it might take longer. Thankfully we’ve got time.
#1 The Entire Big East Conference
I can already here the whining. “Uh, the Big East went undefeated (5-0) in bowl games last season and was the only conference to do so.” (A far better complaint would be: “Uh, dude. You’ve got eight teams tied at first.”)
Here’s why that’s a misleading if not meaningless statistic. To get to that 5-0 mark, Big Least teams beat East Carolina, Western Michigan, Wake Forest, Kansas State, and Georgia Tech. Only one of those teams even finished the season ranked (Wake Forest #18). (more…)