Really, we are stuck with BCS 2 for 12 more years! No way everything in this world is renegotiable. This year was actually an 8 team playoff because it was made up of the 4 Power Conferences with Divisional Championship games as round 1.
They only included 54 teams.
They needed to totally reorganize the FBS into a 100 team Major College Football Division with 10 Conferences of 10 teams each, built on the Power 5 Conferences’ Divisions.
That way 90 teams are eliminate when they do not win their Conference. And then 6 second place teams with the most wins or that tie their Conference Champ get a second chance.
No more Patsy games against FCS teams, No more Cupcake opponents because every school is in a “Power Conference”, so you can reduce the season to 11 games that all count toward getting into the Playoff.
Just Wins Baby!
The debut of the four-team College Football Playoff was a huge success, generating an extra $200 million in revenue. Ohio State won the national title by beating Alabama in the semifinals, then Oregon in the championship game.
So how long must we wait for the bracket to expand to eight? (Baylor and TCU would like to make it retroactive to 2014.)
A report on CBSsports.com suggests that there is pressure building to expand to eight teams.
TCU coach Gary Patterson said the four quarterfinal games could be scheduled on the weekend normally reserved for conference title games.
“If you’re going to an eight-team playoff, you’re going to take the (conference) championship away,” Patterson said. “And they’ll be OK with it because with eight teams that’s going to make up [financially] for the championship game anyway.”
Patterson also proposed that the losers of the quarterfinal matchups would go on to…
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