College Football Should Go To a Playoff, But Not an Eight-Team Format

Posted by Thomas Cannon on July-15-2009 Add Comments

With all of the possible playoff talk, the majority of the proposals have come in the format of an eight-team playoff. Unfortunately, no one seems to be discussing the problems that go along with an eight-team playoff.

This size of playoff will not solve all of college football's postseason ills and it may even exacerbate some of the current problems. I'm going to list several of these problems and discuss each of them.

This article won't deal with all of the general problems against a playoff, just focusing on if a playoff was adopted, why an eight-team playoff would not be nearly as good as a 12-team or 16-team format.

Problem No. 1: Who Gets Invited?

Why this is a probl...

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