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Subject: "good enough for me"

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Date Posted: 18:14:11 12/18/21 Sat
In reply to: An Observer 's message, "Re: So just how good is Ivy Football really" on 16:17:57 12/18/21 Sat

I agree with AO. We should not chase the unachievable.
I love Ivy League Football and the improving quality of the teams.
Ivy League football is high quality. Winning a game or two in the FCS playoffs would be a worthy goal.
But the caliber of athletes at the top of BCS (the recurring top 5), and the majority of BCS Power 5 teams exceed what the Ivy League can achieve without compromising academic standards and massive increases in football investment.
That does not mean that the IL teams should not be seeking challenging matchups against teams with high academic requirements,
For example:
Army, Navy, Air Force

Stanford, Cal, Northwestern, Michigan, UVA are a bridge WAY too far.

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ivy guy (correction)
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Date Posted: 18:16:22 12/18/21 Sat

But the caliber of athletes at the top of the FCS (the recurring top 5) ...

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Ghost of 1968
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Date Posted: 20:37:03 12/18/21 Sat

Thank you for agreeing with me. Love your Ivy League football but keep it in perspective when it comes to FCS football.

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