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Fifteen years after his son's death, Bill Hancock stands as a symbol of hope

Editor’s Note: This story appeared on kansascity.com on April 30, 2016. Bill Hancock, an FWAA member, is the Executive Director of the College Football Playoff.  Author of the story, Vahe Gregorian, is also an FWAA member.  1,611 more words


College Football Playoff semis to have earlier kickoffs

The College Football Playoff semifinals are staying on New Year’s Eve — despite last season’s television ratings — but the schedule is getting a tweak. 432 more words

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Report: CFB Playoff clause could lead to extension for Kirby Hocutt

Texas Tech athletics director Kirby Hocutt is taking over as the chairman of the College Football Playoff selection committee this year. Although his term on the selection committee is scheduled to expire at the end of the 2016 season, a clause in the selection committee protocol… 404 more words

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Q&A with new CFP committee member Rob Mullens of Oregon

EUGENE, Ore. — Rob Mullens, Oregon’s director of athletics, was one of four people appointed to the College Football Playoff selection committee on Thursday. Of the four, he was the only non-coach but essentially takes the Pac-12 slot previously occupied by USC athletic director Pat Haden. 657 more words

USA Today Sports

Lloyd Carr, Oregon's Rob Mullens added to Playoff selection committee

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens and former Michigan coach Lloyd Carr are among the four new additions to the College Football Playoff selection committee. 202 more words

USA Today Sports

Jeff Long steps down as CFB Playoff selection committee chairman

After wrapping up his second season as chairman of the College Football Playoff selection committee, Jeff Long is stepping down. Long is expected to remain on the selection committee, and has two years remaining on his term. 210 more words

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College Football Playoff executive director jokes that 'Star Wars' may have caused low ratings

The College Football Playoff’s semifinal games this season, which were played on New Year’s Eve, had ratings that were disappointing, if not totally surprising. It seemed like… 171 more words