Twelve university presidents are the only things that stand between major college football and a historic playoff.
It was just four years ago that SEC Commissioner Mike Slive proposed a +1 system for the Football Bowl Subdivision to have a playoff. It’s been a long four years, but the power players in college football are on the cusp of finally having a full-fledged playoff.
The Bowl Championship Series, or BCS, has become the bane of many college football fans. But the most powerful commissioner in college sports says big changes could be on the way.
Call it conference chaos or conference Armageddon; whatever you call conference realignment, it’s finally hit critical mass in college sports.
It appears that the winds of change in college football conferences are getting ready to hit hurricane strength.
It’s not quite Florida versus Florida State; but the Florida Gators will likely be traveling to College Station once every few years to take on the Texas A&M Aggies.
When the University of Southern California was hit with strong sanctions after the Reggie Bush-scandal, the head of the NCAA Committee on Infractions, Paul Dee, said “high profile players demand high-profile compliance.” But, if the allegations against the University of Miami are proven by the NCAA, Dee may go down with one of the biggest gaffes in college football history.