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CFP Semis to be More Fan Friendly

**  Duh.  After the ratings for last year’s semifinals fell 36% from the year before, the College Football Playoff had no choice but to its plans and move the games from New Year’s Eves to weekends or holidays.   138 more words

SEC seeks to continue recent success in high-profile openers

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — With so many high-profile intersectional matchups on neutral sites, the Southeastern Conference’s opening-week schedule bears a striking resemblance to a bowl lineup. 1,147 more words

SEC News

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

SEC News

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

Rumor Mill

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