Within two years, college football fans, the wicked witch of the Bowl Championship Series will finally be dead.
While followers of the sport celebrate the end of computer formulas and coaches who watch one game a week to determine a mythical national champion, there is still unfinished business.
How exactly will the playoff teams be determined?
Well, it appears that a selection committee—modeled after the one college basketball uses to seed teams in the NCAA Division I Basketball Championship—will be put in place. After years of dealing with controversial BCS rulings, you can bet the decision makers in college football will want the best committee it can create.
Of course, the contention will always be there, but the football committee can learn a thing or two from basketball’s version.
The following is a list of four things the NCAA tournament selection committee can teach college football’s group.