How college football got to a 12-team playoff


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There is a plan in place to expand the College Football Playoff from four teams to 12. It’s a remarkable change for a sport that for decades seemed committed to using any other way possible to determine a national champion than the one used by just about every other sport. How did college football get here? Ivan Maisel, formerly of ESPN and now about be the lead writer of a new college football website called, joins AP’s Ralph D. Russo to look back at the events that led to college football embracing a playoff structure and how it has gone so quickly from two to four to 12. Plus, what questions remain to be answered about this new plan, including how soon can it be implemented.
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