The new four-team playoff in college football is tabbed to begin in 2014, but until then there is much to be debated about its specifics and whether it is a superior alternative to the current BCS system.
While it could be argued that dismantling the current Bowl Championship Subdivision format would diminish the significance of the regular season (h/t BigEast.org), it is a smart middle ground to have a small playoff for now. That way, there is still a ton of room for other bowl games and plenty of opportunity for revenue.
But who wouldn't love more football, which is what would happen with a larger playoff system?
Here is a weighing of the pros and cons between the current format of college football's postseason and the proposed, incremental change that is taking place a couple of years from now.