I love the Rose Bowl, but I am sorry, there is zero reason the bowls should be part of the play-off system. The B1G's slavish loyalty to the Rose Bowl is based on some antiquated notion that no longer exits. There is no reason that the bowls can't continue on as they have while having a completely separate play-off run by the NCAA.
"Coach Mattison told me what the Ravens were about, what he thought," Beyer said. "He definitely encouraged me. I hold his opinion in high regard."