Broyles: Playoff Not Great Idea

Frank Broyles had some interesting takes during a one-hour interview on Arkansas statewide radio. His interview with Bo Mattingly on Sports Talk with Bo was good from start to finish.

Frank Broyles corrected the host on his age. It's 87 now. He also said he could offer a correction on the way to decide a four-team playoff for the football national championship instead of polls and computers.

Broyles still has a job at the Razorback Foundation, working part time. He graciously agrees to spend an hour with Bo Mattingly's sports talk show each summer. His time Thursday afternoon was, as always, filled with expertise and knowledge on college football and how it relates to Arkansas.

Broyles said the best way to pick the teams for a four-team playoff -- the number that seems to be the way things are headed -- is to put together a blue-ribbon selection committee. He'd want former coaches to do the picking.

"If you have a committee of ex-coaches, you'd have experience and an understanding of what the competition is about," he said. "They would know what the wins and losses mean. You'd have a better playoff (with them picking).

"It's going to still be hard to please everyone. It's going to create a lot of animosity no matter."

Broyles isn't for a playoff. He's never been. He thinks the bowls are the right way to finish a season.

"I like (bowls)," he said. "You have 32 winners and you have 32 happy alumni bases. The other 32 are still pretty happy because they made it to a bowl. I know that our players and coaches are always happy when we went to a Cotton Bowl. It was meaningful to all of the players and families."

Broyles said the playoffs were going to change the face of college football and it might not be in a good way. By including more teams, it might actually reduce the total pool involved at the top level.

"I don't want a playoff," he said. "It's not any good for college football."

Ultimately, Broyles said the playoff field will go from four to eight and then maybe to 10.

"All of the talk during the year will be whether or not you are going to make the playoffs and if you don't, your season was no good," he said. "And it's going to be the same teams in it each year, those with the recruiting base and the fan base. They have the advantage.

"Those are the schools that want a playoff and they are going to get stronger and more dominant."

Broyles thinks it will end up "after a few years" with one division of around 14 teams and only eight or 10 going to the playoff. "I do know that those working on this have the best interest in college football and they are working hard," he said. "I just think the schools that have the big high school numbers are going to dominate."

How does Arkansas figure in that equation?

"Why would Arkansas be able to compete?" Broyles said. "You compare the numbers and it's hard. When we are successful we are lucky to get four from California, four from Florida, six from Texas and then eight from Arkansas.

"Some years we may get eight, some years it's lower. Then you look at Ohio, they have 120 (Division I) players. How do you compete? Our recruiting is going to be hit and miss."

The key is to have a coach with great ability in all areas, including as a personable recruiter. He said high school coaches can close in Arkansas but it takes a dynamic recruiter as a head coach to close outside the state borders.

"That's the first word, personality," Broyles said. "You need a heck of a salesman. It's a tough job. Out of state, you have to go after 10 to get one."

Broyles did it. He signed players like Lance Alworth, Loyd Phillips, Joe Ferguson and Ronnie Caveness out of state.

"The head coach has to go into the homes when it comes to getting the out of state player," he said. "The head coach has to get it done."

Broyles was a fan of the work of Bobby Petrino, especially as far as his offensive system. He raved about what he called his "triple option" passing game.

"He was the most prepared and just a great coach," Broyles said. "I liked him. He was a winner.

"I was disappointed (when he was fired). I enjoyed watching his teams play. I was intrigued with his style. I enjoyed going to games because you were going to see the unexpected happen.

"I loved his passing game. He had option one, two and three. He always had a third option for the quarterback and it could be run any place on the field. He had a man behind the line or underneath and he could get four yards with that about 95 percent of the time."

The Hogs will likely be looking for a new head coach soon. What would Broyles list as characteristics of the perfect man?

"You want a winner," he said. "W-I-N-N-E-R. Not just in football, but in life. You want personality as a recruiter and as a leader. You want a person who can inspire and has multiple personalities. You want to have the personality on the field, in the film room and in recruiting. You want multiple traits.

"You want a coach who can inspire superior effort. In a 10-game schedule, I always said you are going to get your best five times. Probably average three times and bad two times.

"You have 22 players on the field, 11 on offense and 11 on defense. To run a successful play on offense, you have to have at least eight doing their assignment. There is no substitution for good preparation. A good coach prepares his team for anything that can happen.

"That's what you look for in a successful coach."

Would it be an offensive-minded coach?

"I think offensive coaches get more recognition and probably become head coaches faster," he said. "But there have been some great defensive coaches become great head coaches, too. You just have to be able to coach all areas. I coached defense for three years and I played defense."

Broyles was one of the pioneers in expansion. He convinced Roy Kramer to move the SEC to 12 teams. Broyles thought Texas and Texas A&M were coming along, too.

"I thought they were following," he said. "I thought it was a strong probability, not just a possibility."

He said political pressure stopped the Longhorns and Aggies.

Broyles would still want Texas to come along.

"I'd say Hallelujah all day!" Broyles said. "When you play Texas it helps you recruit Texas."

But Broyles does not worry about the what might have beens. He said if Arkansas had not gone to the SEC, the Big 12 would not have been an option.

"We would have been left out is what the Big Eight people told me," he said. "We would have been left to be an independent. We would have had a schedule of no interest."

As it is, Broyles thinks the Hogs will be able to recruit Texas with the Aggies coming to the SEC.

"I think it really helps us with A&M and Missouri coming in," Broyles said. "There is no negative effect. We can recruit Kansas City, St. Louis and southern Missouri. And we can recruit Texas."

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\r\n\"If you have a committee of ex-coaches, you'd have experience and an understanding of what the competition is about,\" he said. \"They would know what the wins and losses mean. You'd have a better playoff (with them picking).\r\n

\r\n\"It's going to still be hard to please everyone. It's going to create a lot of animosity no matter.\"\r\n

\r\nBroyles isn't for a playoff. He's never been. He thinks the bowls are the right way to finish a season.\r\n

\r\n\"I like (bowls),\" he said. \"You have 32 winners and you have 32 happy alumni bases. The other 32 are still pretty happy because they made it to a bowl. I know that our players and coaches are always happy when we went to a Cotton Bowl. It was meaningful to all of the players and families.\"\r\n

\r\nBroyles said the playoffs were going to change the face of college football and it might not be in a good way. By including more teams, it might actually reduce the total pool involved at the top level.\r\n

\r\n\"I don't want a playoff,\" he said. \"It's not any good for college football.\"\r\n

\r\nUltimately, Broyles said the playoff field will go from four to eight and then maybe to 10.\r\n

\r\n\"All of the talk during the year will be whether or not you are going to make the playoffs and if you don't, your season was no good,\" he said. \"And it's going to be the same teams in it each year, those with the recruiting base and the fan base. They have the advantage.\r\n

\r\n\"Those are the schools that want a playoff and they are going to get stronger and more dominant.\"\r\n

\r\nBroyles thinks it will end up \"after a few years\" with one division of around 14 teams and only eight or 10 going to the playoff. \r\n\"I do know that those working on this have the best interest in college football and they are working hard,\" he said. \"I just think the schools that have the big high school numbers are going to dominate.\"\r\n

\r\nHow does Arkansas figure in that equation?\r\n

\r\n\"Why would Arkansas be able to compete?\" Broyles said. \"You compare the numbers and it's hard. When we are successful we are lucky to get four from California, four from Florida, six from Texas and then eight from Arkansas.\r\n

\r\n\"Some years we may get eight, some years it's lower. Then you look at Ohio, they have 120 (Division I) players. How do you compete? Our recruiting is going to be hit and miss.\"\r\n

\r\nThe key is to have a coach with great ability in all areas, including as a personable recruiter. He said high school coaches can close in Arkansas but it takes a dynamic recruiter as a head coach to close outside the state borders.\r\n

\r\n\"That's the first word, personality,\" Broyles said. \"You need a heck of a salesman. It's a tough job. Out of state, you have to go after 10 to get one.\"\r\n

\r\nBroyles did it. He signed players like Lance Alworth, Loyd Phillips, Joe Ferguson and Ronnie Caveness out of state.\r\n

\r\n\"The head coach has to go into the homes when it comes to getting the out of state player,\" he said. \"The head coach has to get it done.\"\r\n

\r\nBroyles was a fan of the work of Bobby Petrino, especially as far as his offensive system. He raved about what he called his \"triple option\" passing game.\r\n

\r\n\"He was the most prepared and just a great coach,\" Broyles said. \"I liked him. He was a winner.\r\n

\r\n\"I was disappointed (when he was fired). I enjoyed watching his teams play. I was intrigued with his style. I enjoyed going to games because you were going to see the unexpected happen.\r\n

\r\n\"I loved his passing game. He had option one, two and three. He always had a third option for the quarterback and it could be run any place on the field. He had a man behind the line or underneath and he could get four yards with that about 95 percent of the time.\"\r\n

\r\nThe Hogs will likely be looking for a new head coach soon. What would Broyles list as characteristics of the perfect man?\r\n

\r\n\"You want a winner,\" he said. \"W-I-N-N-E-R. Not just in football, but in life. You want personality as a recruiter and as a leader. You want a person who can inspire and has multiple personalities. You want to have the personality on the field, in the film room and in recruiting. You want multiple traits.\r\n

\r\n\"You want a coach who can inspire superior effort. In a 10-game schedule, I always said you are going to get your best five times. Probably average three times and bad two times.\r\n

\r\n\"You have 22 players on the field, 11 on offense and 11 on defense. To run a successful play on offense, you have to have at least eight doing their assignment. There is no substitution for good preparation. A good coach prepares his team for anything that can happen.\r\n

\r\n\"That's what you look for in a successful coach.\"\r\n

\r\nWould it be an offensive-minded coach?\r\n

\r\n\"I think offensive coaches get more recognition and probably become head coaches faster,\" he said. \"But there have been some great defensive coaches become great head coaches, too. You just have to be able to coach all areas. I coached defense for three years and I played defense.\"\r\n

\r\nBroyles was one of the pioneers in expansion. He convinced Roy Kramer to move the SEC to 12 teams. Broyles thought Texas and Texas A&M were coming along, too.\r\n

\r\n\"I thought they were following,\" he said. \"I thought it was a strong probability, not just a possibility.\"\r\n

\r\nHe said political pressure stopped the Longhorns and Aggies.\r\n

\r\nBroyles would still want Texas to come along.\r\n

\r\n\"I'd say Hallelujah all day!\" Broyles said. \"When you play Texas it helps you recruit Texas.\"\r\n

\r\nBut Broyles does not worry about the what might have beens. He said if Arkansas had not gone to the SEC, the Big 12 would not have been an option.\r\n

\r\n\"We would have been left out is what the Big Eight people told me,\" he said. \"We would have been left to be an independent. We would have had a schedule of no interest.\"\r\n

\r\nAs it is, Broyles thinks the Hogs will be able to recruit Texas with the Aggies coming to the SEC.\r\n

\r\n\"I think it really helps us with A&M and Missouri coming in,\" Broyles said. \"There is no negative effect. We can recruit Kansas City, St. Louis and southern Missouri. 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