Breaking Up the BCS: 12 Steps to a College Football Playoff

Chad HensleyCorrespondent IDecember 3, 2009

Breaking Up the BCS: 12 Steps to a College Football Playoff

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Step 1: No polls until after the fourth week of the season

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Step 2: Eliminate the Coaches Poll unless...

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Step 3: Harris Poll should be public

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Step 4: Combine the best teams from the WAC and Moutain West Conferences

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Step 5: Combine the 12 best teams from Conference USA, MAC and Sun Belt

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Step 6: Only teams in the Eight

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Step 7: Eliminate games versus FCS (I-AA*) opponents

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Step 8: Each "Power" conference team who wishes to participate in the playoffs must play two teams from other "Power" conferences

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Step 9: Each "Independent" team who wishes to participate in the playoffs must play 8-10 teams from "Power" conferences

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Step 10: Eliminate the Conference Championship games

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Step 11: Bowls during the week between playoff games

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Step 12: 16 Team Playoff, four weeks, single elimination

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What about Orange, Rose, Sugar, and Fiesta Bowls?

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Will it happen?

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