Texas Football: Why the New Playoff System Helps the Longhorns

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Texas Football: Why the New Playoff System Helps the Longhorns
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Well, college football fans, the long-awaited playoff is finally here. It may not be perfect, but it is here, and it is a most welcome sign of change. 

Here are the Cliff Notes on the most significant decision in college football over the last decade. The playoff will feature four teams selected by a committee, where the semifinals will be rotated among the six major bowls and the championship will be awarded to the highest bidder.

There is still some skepticism surrounding the change, especially with regard to the selection committee, but Texas fans can rest assured that their beloved Longhorns will be just fine in this new system. Here's why.

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