NCAA Committee Recommends Waiving Bowl-Eligibility Requirements

Brett Friedlander

On Thursday, the NCAA's Division I Football Oversight Committee recommended waiving the bowl-eligibility requirements for the 2020-21 bowl season.

Previously, to be eligible for a postseason bowl, a "team must meet the criteria to be considered a deserving team, which is generally defined as having a .500 overall record against Football Bowl Subdivision opponents," per the NCAA. The committee recommends the elimination of that requirement for 2020-21 season.

Here are the details from Ben Pickman of ...