Because I’m a huge college football nerd who loves “what if” scenarios, and because my curiosity got piqued when I ran through what a hypothetical 12-team playoff in 2021 would’ve looked like. So I wanted to do it for even more prior seasons. A few things: first, I had to re-do all of them after… Read More How Would the 12-Team College Football Playoff Have Looked in Past Seasons? Part I: 2014-2021
It’s official: So the current contract expires in 2026, which is the latest the new expanded playoff would go into effect. But apparently, according to Heather Dinich, there is strong motivation to get things sorted out so that the new playoff can take effect as early as 2024: I’m sure they’ll find a way to… Read More Great News: College Football Playoff Will Expand to 12 Teams by 2026 Latest, 2024 Earliest
From CBS Sports: College Football Playoff management bullish on expansion and home sites, deadlocked on auto bids The 10 FBS commissioners are unanimous on desire to expand, but as always, the devils in the details The committee has reached agreement that the playoff should expand, with most in favor of playing games on campus. However, Brett… Read More College Football Execs Fail to Reach Agreement on Playoff Expansion, Delay Decision Until January
Via Yahoo’s Pete Thamel: So the Big 12 is desperately trying to stay alive, I guess. I understand it from the perspective of all the people that work for the Big 12 conference, like Commissioner Bob Bowlsby, etc. They all want to keep their jobs, and if the conference folds, they’ll be out of work.… Read More Report: Big 12 to Add UCF, Cincinnati, Houston and BYU to Conference this Friday
This comes via The Athletic, but since everything on that site is behind a paywall, I’ll just quote from this story on Eleven Warriors, an Ohio State blog: According to The Athletic’s Nicole Auerbach, the Big Ten, Pac-12 and ACC could announce an alliance between the three conferences as soon as next week. Conversations between the… Read More 🚨🚨 Big Ten, ACC & Pac-12 Set to Announce “Alliance” Next Week?