12 team college football playoff proposal gaining steam

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  1. fsugrad99

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    Quarterfinals reportedly will be on New Years Day in four of the NY6 bowls.

    That’ll be cool
     
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  2. wes tegg

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    It would be pretty sweet if we went to a 8 or 9 game, all conference season then separated into a world-cup pod format.
     
  3. Mix

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    Each league could get crazy top heavy. Like why go to Mizzou or Arky when you can actually go to the playoff at like Coastal? I know everyone has different motivations but if winning is it this makes college football more interesting for sure. It does probably continue to bury the worst of the power leagues but they were buried before this and maybe the top of their league gets slightly worse as talent distributes more.
     
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  4. Blu Tang Clan

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    Absolutely. Seeing traditional powers have to play on blue and turquoise fields would be great. That said, those schools should have to make the top 8 to earn that privilege.
     
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  6. ~ taylor ~

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    Lol, Louisville ain't making it.
     
  7. steamengine

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    I gotta admit I like where this is headed.

    You did it again, overpaid administrators!
     
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  8. TC

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    Some teams don’t DESERVE to play for a national championship!!!
     
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  10. Mix

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    Be dope as hell to have a bunch of insane drunk midwesterns losing their minds hosting Miami in the snow.
     
  11. Mix

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    This keeps getting shockingly better.
     
  12. beerleagueman

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    this is awesome if it happens.
     
  13. jokewood

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    During the CFP era, the matchups would have been...

    2020
    #1 11-0 Alabama (SEC) vs. { #9 7-2 Georgia at #8 9-0 Cincinnati (AAC) }
    #2 10-1 Clemson (ACC) vs. { #10 8-3 Iowa State at #7 8-3 Florida }
    #3 6-0 Ohio State (B1G) vs. { #11 6-1 Indiana at #5 Texas A&M }
    #6 8-2 Oklahoma (B12) vs. { #12 11-0 Coastal Carolina (SBC) at #4 10 Notre Dame }


    2019
    #1 13-0 LSU (SEC) vs. { #9 10-2 Florida at #8 10-3 Wisconsin }
    #2 13-0 Ohio State (B1G) vs. { #10 10-2 Penn State at #7 11-2 Baylor }
    #3 13-0 Clemson (ACC) vs. { #11 11-2 Utah at #6 11-2 Oregon (P12) }
    #4 12-1 Oklahoma (B12) vs. { #17 12-1 Memphis (AAC) at #5 11-2 Georgia }
    ...#12 9-3 Auburn gets bumped for Memphis


    2018
    #1 13-0 Alabama (SEC) vs. { #9 10-3 Washington (P12) at #8 12-0 UCF (AAC) }
    #2 13-0 Clemson (ACC) vs. { #10 9-3 Florida at #7 10-2 Michigan }
    #4 12-1 Oklahoma (B12) vs. { #11 9-3 LSU at #5 11-2 Georgia }
    #6 12-1 Ohio State (B1G) vs. { #12 9-3 Penn State at #3 12-0 Notre Dame }

    2017
    #1 12-1 Clemson (ACC) vs. { #9 10-2 Penn State at #8 11-2 USC (P12) }
    #2 12-1 Oklahoma (B12) vs. { #10 10-2 Miami-FL at #7 10-3 Auburn }
    #3 12-1 Georgia (SEC) vs. { #11 10-2 Washington at #6 12-1 Wisconsin }
    #5 11-1 Ohio State (B1G) vs. { #12 12-0 UCF (AAC) at #4 11-1 Alabama }


    2016
    #1 13-0 Alabama (SEC) vs. { #9 9-3 USC at #8 10-3 Wisconsin }
    #2 12-1 Clemson (ACC) vs. { #10 10-3 Colorado at #7 10-2 Oklahoma (B12) }
    #4 12-1 Washington (P12) vs. { #11 9-3 Florida State at #6 10-2 Michigan }
    #5 11-2 Penn State (B1G) vs. { #15 13-0 Western Michigan (MAC) at #3 11-1 Ohio State }
    ...#12 9-3 Oklahoma State gets bumped for Western Michigan


    2015
    #1 13-0 Clemson (ACC) vs. { #9 10-2 Florida State at #8 10-2 Notre Dame }
    #2 12-1 Alabama (SEC) vs. { #10 11-2 North Carolina at #7 11-1 Ohio State }
    #3 12-1 Michigan State (B1G) vs. { #11 10-2 TCU at #6 11-2 Stanford (P12) }
    #4 11-1 Oklahoma (B12) vs. { #18 12-1 Houston (AAC) at #5 12-1 Iowa }
    ...#12 9-3 Ole Miss gets bumped for Houston


    2014
    #1 12-1 Alabama (SEC) vs. { #9 9-3 Ole Miss at #8 10-2 Michigan State }
    #2 12-1 Oregon (P12) vs. { #10 10-3 Arizona at #7 10-2 Mississippi State }
    #3 13-0 Florida State (ACC) vs. { #11 9-3 Kansas State at #6 11-1 TCU }
    #4 12-1 Ohio State (B1G) vs. ---> { #20 11-2 Boise State (MWC) at #5 11-1 Baylor (B12) }
    ...#12 10-3 Georgia Tech gets bumped for Boise State
     
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  14. Blu Tang Clan

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    I did this post pages ago.
     
  15. Mix

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    2014 UCF is absolutely in either as an auto bid or the highest G5.
     
  16. Thoros of Beer

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    Honestly, I think I'd rather have a home playoff game on campus than a bye, but I'm a maverick
     
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  17. Thoros of Beer

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    We're definitely going to join the ACC
     
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  18. construxboy

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    Go Western Michigan!!!
     
  19. Blu Tang Clan

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    Boise State would have been. The Bortles UCF team was the year before the CFP.
     
  20. construxboy

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    But you had it by CFP ranking, not conference title, right? So in 2016 Penn State gets the Bye over Ohio State.
     
  21. pez

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    well I’m on board now
     
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  22. jokewood

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    2014 UCF was 9-3 and unranked by the CFP at the end of the regular season. Boise State was 11-2, MWC champs, and ranked #20.
     
  23. Thoros of Beer

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    I'm personally affronted by all of you and I'm going for a walk
     
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  24. TC

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    But...in 1984....if there had been a playoff....we coulda been champs....!!!
     
  25. Mix

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    Oh those damn Jan 1 bowls confuse the hell out of me.
     
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  26. steamengine

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    Like they won’t carve out a notre dame exception
     
  27. Blu Tang Clan

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    Sure, but he could have saved time by making a few edits to mine. Work smarter, not harder.
     
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  28. Jimmy the Saint

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    :magatears:
     
  29. jokewood

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    References:

    (1) TMB. Thread "12 team college football playoff proposal gaining steam." Poster Blu Tang Clan. Pages ago.
     
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  30. Deuce

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    In 17, Ohio st would be the 4 and Alabama would be the 5.
     
  31. Thoros of Beer

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    Actually I'm going to post on Rock's House
     
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  32. construxboy

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  33. $P1

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    Yeah there's zero chance ND doesn't join a conference if this happens
     
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  34. TC

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    Writing is on the wall for UofSC. There is no path to that upper echelon. Time to fold the tent and give the money to someone who'll do something with it

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  35. Pelican

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  36. jokewood

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    The numbers represent the existing CFP ranking but the layout represents the new seeding.
     
  37. Thoros of Beer

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    Would be great if this led to conference creation rather than consolidation but I expect most teams are content sucking off the conference TV money teet.
     
  38. Capstone 88

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    I generally like this, but we’ve got some big out of conference games scheduled over the next 13 years id love to see played. Maybe a 10 game season, 8 conference games, 2 OOC?
     
  39. fsugrad99

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    I'm betting there will be some minor ranking manipulation to avoid some first-round rematches
     
  40. Shiggityshwo

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    this just gave me ptsd
     
  41. Thoros of Beer

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    They should absolutely cut out at least one regular season game.
     
  42. Where Eagles Dare

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    Outside G5 getting an auto bid I really like it.

    the home field advantage is really great for the 1st round
     
  43. Where Eagles Dare

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    :laugh:
     
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  44. fsugrad99

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    I mean fuck Notre Dame, but can we make an exception for UMass?
     
  45. steamengine

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    Why are all the sec sec sec people worried about a G5 auto bid?
     
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  46. Thoros of Beer

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    https://collegefootballplayoff.com/news/2021/6/10/12-team-playoff-proposal.aspx

    12-TEAM PLAYOFF PROPOSED BY COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF WORKING GROUP
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    IRVING, Texas – A sub-group of College Football Playoff's (CFP) management committee today presented a proposal to change the current four-team format to a 12-team event.

    The proposal was made to the full CFP management committee and is the first step in a process that will not conclude before this fall.

    "The four-team format has been very popular and is a big success," the members of the four-person working group said in a statement. "But it's important that we consider the opportunity for more teams and more student-athletes to participate in the playoff. After reviewing numerous options, we believe this proposal is the best option to increase participation, enhance the regular season and grow the national excitement of college football."

    The working group was appointed by their management committee colleagues and has met over a two-year period to discuss possible new formats. The proposal calls for the bracket each year to include the six highest-ranked conference champions, plus the six highest-ranked other teams as determined by the College Football Playoff selection committee. No conference would qualify automatically and there would be no limit on the number of participants from a conference.

    The four highest-ranked conference champions would be seeded one through four and each would receive a first-round bye, while teams seeded five through 12 would play each other in the first round on the home field of the higher-ranked team. (The team ranked #5 would host #12; team #6 would meet team #11; team #7 would play team #10; and team #8 would meet #9.) Under the proposal, the quarterfinals and semifinals would be played in bowl games. The championship game would continue to be at a neutral site, as under the current format.

    The four members of the working group (Big 12 Conference Commissioner Bob Bowlsby, Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey, Mountain West Conference Commissioner Craig Thompson, and Notre Dame Athletics Director Jack Swarbrick) presented their recommendation today during a virtual meeting of the full management committee that administers the CFP.

    The CFP management committee members are Mike Aresco, commissioner, American Athletic Conference; Bob Bowlsby, commissioner, Big 12 Conference; Keith Gill, commissioner, Sun Belt Conference; Judy MacLeod, commissioner, Conference USA; Jim Phillips, commissioner, Atlantic Coast Conference; Greg Sankey, commissioner, Southeastern Conference; Larry Scott, commissioner, Pacific-12 Conference; John Steinbrecher, commissioner, Mid-American Conference; Jack Swarbrick, athletics director, Notre Dame; Craig Thompson, commissioner, Mountain West Conference; Kevin Warren, commissioner, Big Ten Conference.

    The next step in the process is for the 11-member management committee to review the recommendation at its upcoming meeting in Chicago June 17-18.

    If the management committee endorses the 12-team proposal or reaches consensus on an alternative model or decides to retain the current format, it will forward a recommendation to the CFP board of managers, which will meet June 22 in Dallas.

    Members of the CFP board of managers include Eric Barron – Big Ten Conference (President, Penn State); Rodney Bennett – Conference USA (President, Southern Mississippi); Jim Clements – Atlantic Coast Conference (President, Clemson); Gordon Gee – Big 12 Conference (President, West Virginia); Jack Hawkins – Sun Belt Conference (President, Troy); Rev. John Jenkins – President, Notre Dame (Independent); Mark Keenum (chair) – Southeastern Conference (President, Mississippi State); Kirk Schulz – Pacific-12 Conference (President, Washington State); Satish Tripathi – Mid-American Conference (President, Buffalo); R. Gerald Turner – American Athletic Conference (President, SMU); Keith Whitfield – Mountain West Conference (President, UNLV).

    During the board's June 22 meeting, it will review the recommendation from the management committee and decide whether to authorize feasibility assessments and potentially discussions with other entities that would allow for implementation of any altered format.

    If the board authorizes this summer study period, the board would meet again in September to review the results of the summer assessments and also the input from presidents, athletics directors, coaches, student-athletes and others.

    Any decision on changing the format would be made by the board.

    "This is a very exciting moment for college football," the working group members said in the statement. "We think we can capture what student-athletes and fans love about the game and extend it to more people in more places, while enhancing what's great about the regular season."

    Bill Hancock, Executive Director of the CFP, said, "Now that the working group has presented its proposal, the management committee will solicit input from university presidents, coaches, athletics directors, student-athletes and others. That input will help inform what the management committee recommends to the ultimate decision-makers — the presidents and chancellors who serve on the board of managers. I do want to remind you that the final decision will be made by the board of managers, and that decision will not come before this fall."

    The date of implementation of a potential new format was not a part of the working group's proposal and would be a matter considered if any recommendation is approved by the board of managers. Hancock said the format will not change this year or next year. The current agreements for the four-team CFP extend through the 2025-26 season.

    Other elements of the working group's proposal included the following:
    While the playoff calendar is still to be worked out, broadly this is the recommendation:

    First-round games would take place on campus sometime during the two-week period after conference championship games;

    Quarterfinals would be played on January 1—or January 2 when New Year's Day falls on a Sunday—and on an adjacent day;

    Semifinals and championship game dates are to be determined; semifinals likely will not be played as a doubleheader.

    The playoff bracket would follow the rankings, with no modifications made to avoid rematches of teams that may have played during the regular-season or are from the same conference;

    The bracket would remain in effect throughout the playoff (i.e., no re-seeding);

    The working group's charge did not include deciding which bowls might be a part of the CFP in the future; however the group did recommend that if traditional bowls host games, teams would be assigned to their traditional bowls for quarterfinal games with priority going to the higher-seeded team;

    All 11 games would be under the CFP umbrella, with the administrative specifications and the process for selecting the six bowls that would rotate as hosts of the quarterfinals and semifinals still to be determined.
     
  47. JeremyLambsFace

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    I'm very excited to be left out of a new format
     
  48. TC

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  49. steamengine

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    Stew Mandel button pushing meme.

    -Start laying the groundwork for 8 SEC and B1G teams in the playoff
    -Starting to cover up for Schembechler
     
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  50. Thoros of Beer

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    Pretty much kills B1G-PAC Rose Bowls, darn what a shame