Ever since the LSU Tigers and Alabama Crimson Tide played for the national championship in New Orleans in January, a game that landed with a thud among the general public, we've heard that big changes are coming to the college football postseason. That hasn't stopped the national media from hanging on every morsel doled out by Bill Hancock and the rest of the big shots who met this week in Florida to plot out reform.
Thursday, they dropped the bomb that should have surprised absolutely no one, announcing that, in effect, they will picking from something like three variations on a four-team playoff in the coming months. Hancock says his goal is to get a recommendation to the NCAA Powers That Be by July 4.
What will that postseason tournament look like? To be determined.
Personally, since the ship appears to have sailed on semifinal games being held on campus, I'm ambivalent about the "where" aspect of all this. "Insert money-grab neutral site here" ...