Last night's Florida-Miami game may have been a ratings success, but the on-field play left something to be desired. Paul Finebaum certainly thought so.
This morning, Finebaum tweeted his thoughts on UF's sloppy 24-20 win over the Hurricanes. Let's just say the longtime ESPN radio host wasn't amused by the Week 0 contest.
"Enough already with the jokes the Florida-Miami game set college football back 150 years as the CFB150 began," Finebaum wrote. "Closer to 50."
Finebaum has a bit of a point here. The early start date probably led to the game being messier than usual.
Neither team was crisp in their execution and there were way too many turnovers and penalties. Would another week have made a massive difference?
As we stated earlier, it will be interesting to see if this Week 0 start is a onetime deal or becomes more of a trend.
The ratings for the game were great, even if the action wasn't.