When I see a "celebrity or athlete" speak about politics or social stuff I shut if off. Tired of listening to it because they do not know anything worth me listening to. They are purely their as a propaganda machine.I just read about the government having talked about the NIL! But it won't work till a big name movie star goes in front of those and tell them what is going on!
Yep 1>4 get 1st round bye to make this thing even work with 12.Unless I've missed it there's one part of this story that's hasn't been addressed yet. If it's a 12 team model that's approved that means there will have to be "byes" awarded to teams. There's already notions that the top teams should be penalized scholarships for their success which leads me to think there will be objections to having the top seeds get a bye in week one of the playoffs.
and I: Expect news this afternoon from the College Football Playoff management committee. After a meeting today, a release is coming based on a recommendation for an expanded playoff.
Sources tell me &
that the CFP working group is recommending a 12-team playoff: 6 highest-ranked conference champs & 6 at-large. The 4 highest-ranked champs get a bye while other 8 play 1st-round games on campus. Long way from done, but this is the recommendation.
It'll average four. Look at the rankings in the last few yearsSo last year the SEC would have had us an aTm guaranteed and probably Florida and Georgia as at large being ranked in the top 10. Yeah, that's gonna work out real nice for SEC haters ... ain't enough cheese in Wisconsin for all that whine when the SEC ends up with more than 2 teams in it.
I agree with Peter Burns. More SEC teams will find their way in with as many as 3-4 teams getting a bid. These automatic qualifiers will hurt and likely lead to even MORE blowouts in the early rounds than what we have seen in many semifinal matchups. Like @TerryP said, a BAMA versus Cincy matchup wouldn’t scream great matchup nor would it send tv ratings through the roof. Likely a ESPN 2 game at 7 or 8:30 in the regular season.
IF they're going with the four highest ranked conference champions getting the bye week that would have meant Cincy would have received a bye last season. Since they've said the highest six ranked conference champions now we're also including Marshall and Coastal Carolina.The only part of this new playoff format BS that makes sense