At a certain point when you train for a race such as a marathon, you slow it down into what’s called a taper.
Athletics-wise, December is starting to feel like the taper period.
College football is over with the exception of two games constituting the Division I playoffs. And that won’t happen until most people’s Christmas have long since hit the curb.
The myriad of remaining bowl games don’t count. With the playoff, bowl games have become even more marginalized than at any time in the recent past.
So, how did the new system of rating teams work out for you?