Article going over the dynamics on the Selection committee. I still find it funny that every G5 seems to be compared against the SEC West. Let’s turn it around, Would Stanford hold up under an SEC West schedule? How about Clemson? I get the point of schedule strength, but go look at Washington’s schedule and tell me they deserve to get in over Houston if both are undefeated.
Former coaches on committee offer key – but not decisive – voices
“Tom Herman is one of my best friends in the world,” Beaty said. “He actually led Ohio State to the national championship on a third-string quarterback who was pretty stinkin’ good, by the way. But he had a lot to do with that. And he’s done an unbelievable job at Houston and I’m happy for him and his family, but the reality of it is, an undefeated Houston team would’ve had a hard time getting in there [in 2015]. There’s a reason why. Because the conference affiliation there might have been a situation that maybe something else would’ve overtook them as a result, because they weren’t in the SEC or Big 12.”