Argument: 4-team college football playoffs open slippery slope to bigger playoffs

Issue Report: College football playoffs


Playoff Smayoff, we don’t need it.” ESPN. April 30, 2008: “The idea of a ‘Plus One’ playoff was voted down by the conference commissioners (plus Notre Dame’s athletic director) in their Hollywood, Fla. meeting. […] I’m OK with that, although I have never been totally against a ‘Plus One’ format. […] Trouble is, once we get ‘Plus One’ format the college football brain trusts won’t stop until they’ve got 16, then 32, then 64.”