Originally posted on Nittany Lions Den  |  Last updated 4/26/12
The eleven college football conference commissioners will conclude their meetings today in Hollywood, Florida, hopefully with two or three playoff proposals in hand. Numerous mainstream reporters (due a Google search on you’ll find plenty of great reports) are claiming that one proposal (maybe the leading proposal) will be four-team event with the semifinal played in the existing BCS bowl sites and then a national championship that is bid out to competing cities. More questions abound than answers at this point, but SEC commissioner Mike Slive compared the discussions to a marathon where 20 of the 26.2 miles are already complete. That’s pretty significant progress. Tomorrow’s news articles should be fascinating to debate. From everything I’ve read (and I’ve read WAY too much), I’m going to default to my first stab at what the playoff would look like. The Big Ten Plan (as it’s being called) with home-field advantage for seeds 1 and 2 seems to be dead, but I think my initial dates for the
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