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BCS Officials Move Toward 4-Team Playoff

Plan will be presented to university presidents
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jun 20, 2012 6:22 PM CDT

(Newser) – The many haters of the BCS system used to determine college football's championship team might soon have reason to celebrate: The BCS commissioners say they have come to a consensus on a model four-team playoff that will be presented to the university presidents next week for approval.

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The commissioners who have been working on reshaping college football's postseason to create the first major college playoff met for four hours and emerged together with a commitment to stand behind a plan. They said they were reluctant to share too many details before they had a chance to discuss them with their bosses, the university presidents. Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott did say the two semifinals would be worked into the existing major bowls. (Read more BCS stories.)

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