Re: FCS Attendance Averages Down Once Again in 2018
Originally Posted by Reign of Terrier
My unpopular opinion on here is that a bowl system (even if financially unfeasible) would give better seasonal cloture for the 90% of FCS football teams who will almost certainly never win a championship.
Even before NDSU dominated the subdivision, only about 20 programs had won an FCS championship, with about 1/3 leaving for FBS, and another 1/3 not winning it since the 80s. Keep in mind that something like 150 programs have played FCS football.
A bowl game gives you the opportunity to end your season on a high note, or at least you're at a better chance of it. The game's not about winning championships, the numbers pretty much show that.