Central Florida athletic director Danny White is once again taking shots at college football's power structure.
In a tweeted statement Sunday night, White — whose school extended its winning streak to an FBS-best 20 games with a 37-10 win over East Carolina on Saturday — was critical of an ESPN College GameDay segment discussing UCF's accomplishments. He used that criticism as a springboard to advocate for change to the current College Football Playoff structure.
"College football is the only sport in America that is not settled on the field — we need to fix that!" White wrote.
"I heard our winning streak was met with a comment of 'who cares!' What? Sports should be all about wins and losses and not the brand on a jersey."
White went on: "College Football has become a subjective popularity contest. The Knights represent all of the teams who – for reasons of history, geography or politics — are left out of the club. These factors will not define our bright future. Our student-athletes don't want anything given to them … they just want a chance."
White ended his statement with a direct call to action, saying "The American Athletic Conference partners with ESPN. As such, we hope to work with you as partners to fix a broken model.
"Will you join us?"
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