For teams not playing in the College Football Playoff, there have been lots of players opting out of bowl games this year.

Florida, for example, was without several starters on both sides of the ball for its 55-20 loss to Oklahoma in the Cotton Bowl on Wednesday night. But, some players feel the best move for them is to skip the bowl game, avoiding injury in what basically amounts to an exhibition game and staying healthy for NFL Draft preparations.

On Thursday morning, though, ESPN analyst David Pollack said he knows other people’s situations are different, but he’d never opt out. He even compared it to quitting:

Obviously, this has been a hot-button issue for a few years now, and it’s a difficult decision for players to make.

We’ll see what steps college football takes to try to fix its currently flawed bowl system.