(Update: the new college football playoff system has an official name, and it's "college football playoff") So they went literal. To the point. No frills. Short terse direct prose. Like an Ernest Hemingway novel. Like the book: "Death to the BCS ," and it's officially here as the University presidents announced approval of a 4-team seeded playoff for college football last … [Read more...] about New College football playoff officially named ‘College Football Playoff’
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Is 2014 the end of the term BCS? Notre Dame A.D. Jack Swarbrick had an answer. Sort of. "I have no idea, from time to time we've touched on that, and some people want to change, but it's a brand that's highly recognized, I would guess for the foreseeable future, whether we cause it to happen or not, it'll be the term people are using," he said. … [Read more...] about What will become of BCS with new playoff structure?
The BCS meetings in Chicago concluded minutes ago with some great news for college football fans: a consensus was reached regarding the four team playoff proposal. A four team seeded playoff model was completely agreed upon, and now the conference commissioners will take it to their University Presidents and Athletic Directors. (update: the Presidents have met in D.C. and … [Read more...] about Presidents approve BCS consensus on 4 team playoff model
Here's the statement by the eleven college football conference commissioners and the Notre Dame Athletics Director. I trimmed it way down to eliminate all the cliches, corporatespeak, tautologies and double talk. … [Read more...] about College Football Playoffs: 8, 16 team plans nixed, 4 team plan likely
All 11 college football conference commissioners met in Dallas for two days, with the session concluding today. Nothing concrete emerged from it, but they all seem to get it that a BCS replacement is needed. Things are finally moving in that direction, too, with recent reports indicating it'll likely begin with a "plus-one" system. Via SB Nation: … [Read more...] about BCS statement on today’s meetings says nothing; but don’t be discouraged