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An eight-team College Football Playoff would level playing fields
An eight-team College Football Playoff would level playing fields

The College Football Playoff is a 12-year arrangement still three weeks from naming its first four-team field, and people are already calling for change. Four, it seems, might not be enough. And no, that sentiment does not come from the caffeine-addled, hyperactive types who can't wait for the next Apple product. It comes from John Swofford, who as commissioner of the Atlantic Coast Conference was one of the five power-league commanders who helped usher in the four-team playoff. Swofford and others would like to see the size of the playoff doubled, to eight teams. "In terms of number of teams, it would probably be ideal," Swofford said this week. With four teams,...

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