Although fans have been calling for it and television ratings are drooling over the idea, a playoff still has not been implemented into the world of college football—just yet.
The idea comes straight from the craziness and excitement of its brethren, the NCAA basketball tournament. The fans have seen it succeed on the hard floor with 64 teams, and they know it can be done just as easy on the gridiron. So what's holding this idea back?
Just for the hell of it, let's take a futuristic stab at what may be college football's new postseason look in a 16-team format.
The year is 2010, and the BCS rankings are lining up for yet another great year of playoff football. The brackets are set, the media is buzzing and the teams are getting ready for a grueling postseason slate of football. The tournament, which would take a month to complete, would start in the second week of December (the 11th) and finish on New Year's Day.
Let's get to it.