Originally Posted by rioninusc
Think it would be better to have them as Exhibition games before the season starts. Don't have them count against the school if they lose them. It's a game mainly to test how the rest of the team can do, and to help the local FCS schools football teams keep afloat. Put this game the 3rd week in August, and solution solved. Have a 11 game season. Make it mandatory for teams to face 9/10 big 5 schools, the last 1/2 can be from a smaller conference.
No there's a solution. I like this.