Athletic Director Calls Out ESPN’s College GameDay After Kirk Herbstreit’s Comments

first_imgCollege GameDay's staff all picked Michigan.A major college football program’s athletic director has called out ESPN’s College GameDay for a segment during Saturday’s show at the Michigan-Michigan State game.ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit spoke about UCF on Saturday morning, saying that there were other Group of 5 programs deserving of attention.“Why are we focusing on just UCF when it comes to the Power 5 because I think there are other teams out there that are as deserving or more deserving?” Herbstreit said during a segment.“You need to play somebody in order to be rewarded. UCF, you need to not just be worried about being undefeated and trying to get in the top four, you need to look behind you at teams like Utah State, Appalachian State, Fresno State. These teams, on paper, which is what you want to look at a lot of times, are better than UCF and more deserving than UCF.”UCF has since taken some shots at Herbstreit on social media.Tonight, UCF’s athletic director, Danny White, took a shot at Herbstreit and College GameDay on social media.You can read his letter below:Good evening, @CollegeGameDay:— Danny White (@UCFDannyWhite) October 22, 2018UCF is currently undefeated and ranked higher than any other Group of 5 team. However, the Knights have virtually zero chance of making the College Football Playoff.last_img

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