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10 Reasons Why I Hate College Football

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Today marks the first Saturday of the college football season. Millions across the country; especially here in the home of the #4 ranked USC Trojans and the recipient of seven votes in the AP Top 25 - UCLA Bruins, are excited to get the 2009 campaign kicked off. I, on the other hand, could couldn't care less.

I love the game of football, especially the brand of football that begins on September 10th in Pittsburgh but I can't come up with one reason I'd be excited to see the NCAA season begin. I can, however, list 10 reasons why I hate college football.

1. The regular season means too much.
College football fanatics love to say that this is the reason why they love the college game. You'll very often hear a fan of NCAA football say, "every game is like a playoff game." No, not every game. Just like a real playoff game, if you lose a game your season is over, unless you play in the SEC or Big 12. Unlike an actual playoff game, though, you still have to strap on your helmet and pads and go out there every Saturday and play a schedule of games that mean absolutely nothing in regards to the national championship and are nothing at all like a playoff game.