AirTalk for June 27, 2012

College football gets four-team playoff

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The American public has spoken: college football needs playoffs, not bowls!

The Bowl Championship Series is dead: Long live the college football playoff.

Following six months of deliberations over how to determine the major college football champion, a committee of university presidents gave the green light to a BCS proposal offering a four team playoff.

This will be the first time since 1998 that the system has been changed from a straight face off between the top two teams in the country at the end of the season. The new four team format will come into play for the 2014 season.

Are you in favor of this change? What impact will it have on the college game? IS it time for an overhaul - will it make the final more exciting?


Chris Dufresne, L.A. Times Sports Writer covering college football and basketball

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