4. College Football Playoff Scenario: Four New – But Big-Time – Programs
LSU, Michigan, Texas, USC
We already did the piece on the five best programs to never be in the College Football Playoff, and it really would be interesting if it was Penn State, Stanford, TCU and Wisconsin – those are four of the five – but that wouldn’t exactly get the national needle moving.
LSU or Florida, Michigan, Texas and USC? To take this CFP thing and make it more of a national story in late December, get four monster fan bases that would all travel and rock the respective houses, and look out.
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There really is an Alabama/Clemson fatigue, and it’s from their own fan bases. They’re tapped out after so many years of success – it costs a lot to travel, and hotels, and tickets, and eating, and t-shirts. Get four brand new programs in this, and disposable income doesn’t become an issue.
Even two of those four getting in would change the CFP dynamic, unless they got wiped out by Alabama and Clemson. This would work best and be the most entertaining if we had four new storylines and a fresh breath of excitement.
That would be fun, but we’re way overdue for …