BCS Reaches Agreement on 4-Team Football Playoff System

Richard LangfordCorrespondent IJune 20, 2012

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 10:  Head coach Gene Chizik of the Auburn Tigers celebrates the Tigers 22-19 victory against the Oregon Ducks during the Tostitos BCS National Championship Game at University of Phoenix Stadium on January 10, 2011 in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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In a piece of news that many college football fans have been waiting years to hear, the BCS has reached a consensus on a four-team seeded playoff. CBS' Brett McMurphy tweeted out the news.

BCS has achieved consensus on 4-team seeded playoff

— Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyCBS) June 20, 2012

A playoff in college football has been a long time coming, and yet, there has been next to zero progress made towards this until this offseason. 

While there will still be plenty of room for complaining over whatever criteria they use to pick the four teams, it is most definitely a step in the right direction.