Playoff system brings needed changes to college game
January 14, 2014INDIANA SPORTS PAGE
Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - The culmination of the Bowl Championship Series' National Championship game between Florida State and Auburn marked the end of an era for college football.
Beginning this upcoming season, a four-team playoff format will be used to determine college football's national championship. The finality of the BCS system is something that was widely debated on for years, and now that it's finally over a much more concrete champion can be crowned.
The regular season will sift through the multiple conferences and teams, and when it's all over, four programs will be left to play a tournament-style postseason for a chance at the title.
It's an upgrade in the sense that outside factors will play little to no role in crowning a national champion, which is something the BCS system couldn't necessarily boast.
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