Friday, April 20, 2012

Playoff Possibilities

Everyone who reads Ode to the Gators knows that we endorse a 16-team playoff tournament in Division I college football (if you didn't it is listed at the top of our blog!). Now news is circulating about the BCS looking into designing a potential four-team playoff model. What has everyone shaking their heads is an option entitled "Four Teams Plus," in which the Rose Bowl would continue hosting the Big Ten and Pac-12 champions whether or not they qualified for a playoff.

The whole thing seems to be at its earliest stages since not even the Rose Bowl people knew anything about the option. While a four team playoff model is not what we are looking for, it is perhaps a first baby step in an effort to reconcile the playoff dilemma in college football.

To find out more read Stewart Mandel's article

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