Wednesday, June 13, 2012

BCS Commissioners prepare to back up 10 yards and punt

Remember when I warned not to underestimate the BCS commissioners' ability to screw this up?
Yeah well, about that...
Commissioners to give presidents playoff options
CHICAGO (AP) -- Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott says school presidents will be presented more than one possible format to determine a college football national champion.
Conference Commissioners Prepare to Pass the Buck on BCS Successor
College football's conference commissioners plus Notre Dame AD Jack Swarbrick are meeting this week and next to make some final decisions on the postseason format that will replace the BCS. They released a statement after today's meetings that is as follows: We made progress in our meeting today to discuss the future of college football's post-season. 
BCS committee ready to dump playoff responsibility on presidents
As of a few weeks ago, the idea of a four-team playoff seemed almost inevitable. There was a model (four teams) and what sounded like a general consensus on a couple of important items, such as where the games would be played (semifinals within the bowl system; championship game bid out) and how the field ...
BCS officials not ready to set playoff format
Wednesday meeting prelude to next two weeks when commissioners hope to finalize format for next contract starting in 2014.