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As our final program most desiring of a playoff system, we travel south to Tallahassee and the campus of Florida State University.
There's been a bit of talk about FSU possibly moving to the Big 12, but that likely stems from the Seminoles' desire to remain relevant in any future BCS format (in which the Big 12 is bound to play a major role).
Part of the problem for Jimbo Fisher's Florida State squad has been the overall lack of competition in the ACC over the past decade.
Besides Virginia Tech, no team has appeared more than twice in the ACC Championship Game, and fully half the conference—six teams—has never won a division title in the seven seasons since the splitting of divisions.
The ACC's tendency to be top-heavy is likely the reason the conference is viewed as near the bottom of the BCS barrel (although still not nearly as bad as the Big East).
It's also the reason why FSU might go searching for a more well rounded conference schedule.
With a playoff system in place, it's likely that teams like Florida State could stay put, avoid the hassle of changing conferences, and still compete for a national championship annually without worrying too much about strength of schedule.
Of course, not playing two FCS programs to start the year would help, too...