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Should the College Football Playoff expand to 8 teams?
Here are some compelling reasons why the College Football Playoff should expand. With an eight-team playoff, Bryce Petty and Baylor would’ve had no worries. LM Otoro/Associated Press One inherent problem with the four-team format is the fact that, no matter what, one team from the Power Five leagues is going to be left out in the cold and angry.
Should the College Football Playoff have a bowl system?
Yes, we have the bowl system, but for the playoff, four of 128 teams, or 3.1 percent, make the College Football Playoff. Even college baseball has a 64-team championship, capped by an eight-team College World Series, to decide its champion.
What is the value of the College Football Playoff?
The CFP distributes an average of $475 million annually. That means, as a conservative estimate, the CFP tripling in size would be worth $1 billion per year. More revenue, though, creates more pressure and responsibility. Teams will be playing a maximum of 17 games — equal to the elongated NFL regular season.
Was the first college football playoff a success or failure?
By all accounts, the inaugural College Football Playoff was a smashing success. Following years of fan angst and complaints over the Bowl Championship Series, the first four-team playoff delivered exciting games, huge buzz and a champion who鈥檇 never have had a chance in the old format: No. 4 seed Ohio State.