College Football Playoff Committee to Move Forward With 12-Team Proposal – NBC Southern California

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College football appears to be getting closer to expanding the playoffs. 

The College Football Playoff (CFP) management committee reviewed a working group’s 12-team proposal on Friday and will continue to have discussions with “key constituent groups” ahead of the board of managers meeting next week.


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The management committee will look for feedback from student-athletes, university presidents and chancellors, as well as athletic directors and coaches. 

CFP executive director Bill Hancock praised the proposal and emphasized the importance of including more parties before a decision is made. 

“Vetting with everyone on campus will be an important element,” Hancock said in a statement. “The working group’s proposal was the first step in a long process. It’s important to reach out and listen to a wide variety of people involved in college football,”

According to Hancock, the potential expansion can’t be implemented until at least the 2023 season.