College Football Playoff format change still in stasis after semifinal blowouts


As the subsequent spherical of College Football Playoff enlargement talks approaches, there appears to be one major theme that followers proceed to spotlight—the semifinal blowouts on New 12 months’s Eve. 

Alabama trounced Cincinnati in the Cotton Bowl whereas Georgia overwhelmed Michigan in the Orange Bowl, ensuing in a rematch of the SEC championship for the nationwide title on Jan. 10. It’s the second time in eight years they will meet in the CFP finale. Solely three of the 16 semifinal matchups in CFP historical past have ended up with scoring margins of 10 factors or fewer. Nonetheless, the commissioners are reportedly not centered or involved in regards to the lack of competitiveness in the semifinals. 

The ten FBS commissioners and Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick are set to satisfy on Saturday to proceed discussing the enlargement format, which was evidently divided following the final assembly.