Plus-One Being Designed To Stop The SEC Train?

Posted by | Feb 28, 2012 | -

By John Pennington, Mr. SEC:
It looks like Southeastern Conference football fans who’ve been hoping for some form of college football playoff system will soon be getting their wish. But the old saying, “Be careful what you wish for,” might apply. When Alabama and LSU were locked in to play in this year’s BCS Championship Game the stage was set for change. The SEC had simply gotten too powerful for other leagues to stomach. First, Big 12 interim commish Chuck Neinas said a Plus One system needed to be discussed. Then word leaked from the Big Ten that Jim Delany — long an anti-playoff guy — was suddenly considering a four-team system that would feature semifinals played at campus locations and a title game played at a neutral site. Last week 11 conference commissioners and the AD at Notre Dame met to further discuss possible replacements for the BCS when it runs its course in 2014. [More]

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