Husker Max

Husker Max

huskermax.com
Everything you ever wanted to know about the Huskers www.huskermax.com
Should the Big Ten eliminate its football divisions?
Husker Max Asked by Husker Max
12/12/2018

Should the Big Ten eliminate its football divisions?

25%
Yes

4

75%
No WINNER

28

25%
Yes

4 Comments
Doug Miller
0
Doug Miller

The divisions meant nothing. Let the best two teams compete for the Big 10 championship.

Reply
Todd Titus
0
Todd Titus

Why have it ! DOSNT matter to the committee! All a joke ! Just make make an eight team playoff and fire the friggin committee!!!!

Reply
Richard Murray
0
Richard Murray

Because I don't care.

Reply
Jeff Barker
0
Jeff Barker

Absolutely. 2 best teams in. Divisions are hurting this conference on a national view.

Reply

75%
No

28 Comments
Lance Gipson
0
Lance Gipson

I agree with Todd, teams like Nebraska (which the rebuild is looking strong as ever), Northwestern, and Iowa are going to be powerhouses next year and the other will make a run too.

Reply
Todd F Meedel
0
Todd F Meedel

They only want to do this to eliminate the chances for a team from the west beating out a team from the east.

Reply
ron trecker
0
ron trecker

It makes it less difficult to win a championship and spins up interest.

Reply
Daniel Tweedy
0
Daniel Tweedy

Why did I vote on this side? I like eight 16-team power conferences and a playoff among the champions of each. Each of the eight powers are divided into divisions. That is the best way. No more crying

Reply
Patrick Ryan
0
Patrick Ryan

You can't know who the 2 best teams are when all the teams don't play each other. Divisions give us a head-to-head... and typically that decides close races. The 'best' team concept is a delusion.

Reply
Daniel Revas
0
Daniel Revas

This year you would have had a rematch between OSU and the Michigan Team they hung 60+ points on. How would that make sense?

Reply
Mas Shara
0
Mas Shara

The big 12 doesn't have divisions & did it to help itself. We don't need to copy them out of frustration based on 1-2 year events. If this becomes an issue for several years it worth exploring.

Reply
Steve Heun
0
Steve Heun

Changing the division helps some teams and hurts others. Leave them alone. Changing them all the time makes it look like it's being manipulated.

Reply
Bob Berg
0
Bob Berg

It Wil be the same5 or 6 teams in the fi AL game e every year. Mid teams will get lost in the shuffle and season becomes meaningless early on. At least with divisions the chance to get to the final g

Reply
Mike Petersen
0
Mike Petersen

Bad knee jerk reaction brought about by OU getting in playoffs over OSU. I would likely eliminate a B1G team just as often. Don't look now but the East domination is changing.

Reply
Alan Lancaster
0
Alan Lancaster

It would be better to rebalance the divisions keeping some things like the OH/MI games. Also need to reallign schedules so they are better balanced and quit killing ourselves.

Reply
Cory Meyers
0
Cory Meyers

It would not favor rivalry. Conf. Championship would be in question.

Reply
Gene Baker
0
Gene Baker

I don't think that getting rid of the BIG 10 divisions will help with it playoff drought. Divisions help keep play more competitive and a lot more fun for the fans.

Reply
Daniel Kruger
0
Daniel Kruger

More teams playing for a championship increase the competition for all the teams in the league!

Reply
Tom Brown
0
Tom Brown

to me this system is working out good. to many teams in the conf. to not have the division. Also welcome Oklahoma with open arms. they will bring more money to the conference. Beware of texas tho

Reply
Will Stevenson
0
Will Stevenson

We have a better chance to make it year after year with divisions

Reply
Michael Peters
0
Michael Peters

Without divisions you are not going to have a fair way of determining a championship game. There will be a time when the West is strong and the East is weak. Look at the Big 12 when they started.

Reply
Gordon Graham
0
Gordon Graham

Divisions are the best way to determine which teams should compete for the conference championship, and the winner should earn an automatic berth to the playoff which should be expanded to 8 teams.

Reply
Frank Howlett
0
Frank Howlett

Because I don't want to take another poll in a few years asking if they should switch back to divisions!

Reply
Jim Maxwell
0
Jim Maxwell

Otherwise you'll often have the top two team play each other twice per year and that's not fair to either program. For example: Do you want to watch Michigan and Ohio State play back to back weeks?

Reply
Kevin Sanborn
0
Kevin Sanborn

They just need to eliminate the 9th game like the SEC

Reply
Chad Alexander
0
Chad Alexander

KEEP THE CHEATERS OUT!! YOU KNOW WHO ARE! Texas...

Reply
Whispers Magic
0
Whispers Magic

We do not need Texas the TV hog in this conference. Oklahoma maybe but not Texas. The divisions are fine teams need to work harder.

Reply
Larry Solfermoser
0
Larry Solfermoser

Too many teams in Big 10 to rate without conferences

Reply
Jack Long
0
Jack Long

Divisions work well for football. If anythign expand to have 2 divisions of 8 or 9 teams teams each pull in texas and Oklahoma and ND play everyone on your side. Division winner goes to playoff

Reply
Mike Schmidt
0
Mike Schmidt

Don,t need anymore titles decided by an unfair pol

Reply
Dirk Schlicht
0
Dirk Schlicht

Absolutely not. Let's add two I LOVE the conference struggle within the divisions. It keeps the lower teams interested in the season. Good for the school, conference, and college football in genera

Reply
Robert Lloyd
0
Robert Lloyd

Or let's just eliminate conferences and everyone be independent. The divisions make for a smaller goal to achieve and strive for. The Big 10 continues to make huge errors, such as the first divisions.

Reply
Which is a more likely win for the Huskers in 2023?
Husker Max Asked by Husker Max
8 months left

Which is a more likely win for the Huskers in 2023?

Minnesota on the road

1

Purdue at home

5

Minnesota on the road

1 Comment
jerry reinhardt
0
jerry reinhardt

The way I see it, the little weasel will be running scared, not knowing what him!

Reply

Purdue at home

5 Comments
Mark Brigham
0
Mark Brigham

It's at home and I think we will be understanding our new system and coaches by then.

Reply
Walt Hansmann (CPTD, DTM)
0
Walt Hansmann (CPTD, DTM)

Purdue is deeper into the first season of a new staff. And it is at home where the crowd is more of a factor.

Reply
Ron Joseph
0
Ron Joseph

Later in the season. The mini game is #1 and we'll have some kinks to work out. BUT I think we win both. With good coaching we'll finally put Mini in our rear view mirror.

Reply
Kevin Bolin
Kevin Bolin

not likely

Yes

8 Comments
Ken E
0
Ken E

speed speed speed

Reply
Bruce Neel
0
Bruce Neel

Good job. A lot of good players and a lot from Nebraska

Reply
Dick Plock
0
Dick Plock

We are moving the roster and trying to get better! Thanks for hiring Coach Rhule, Trev!!!

Reply
Chuck Bolder
0
Chuck Bolder

Think they did very well considering the time they had to get er done!

Reply
Kevin Hilyard
0
Kevin Hilyard

I thought we did really well with the defensive and offensive line, plus the most in-state recruits since 98!

Reply
Scott Thomsen
0
Scott Thomsen

In short order, Coach Rhule and staff put together a top 30 class. That's a great result for the short time they had to work with. My only pain point was losing Earnest Hausman to Michigan through the transfer portal.

Reply
Thomas Wright
Thomas Wright

Ernnie's lose ! Besides, Rhule is replacing him with some 4 & even 5 star recruits out of Florida. Ernest WHO ? GBR !!!

No

0 Comments
No one has commented yet

We use cookies to ensure you get the best possible experience on our website. Learn more OK, GOT IT