Expand the College Football Playoff
Many men go to work every single day, making big money for other people, and are the best at what they do in the country, yet they still do not get a chance to get a raise or promotion. The College Football Playoffs (CFP) decides the best college football team in the nation and declares an outright National Champion. The #4 Ohio State Buckeyes were crowned National Champions of the first ever College Football Playoffs and almost did not even get into the playoff. Even though there is a better system in place than the Bowl Championship Series, the CFP has imperfections. The playoff should be expanded to 8 teams to give a better idea of who the best team in the nation is that year, because often times some…show more content… Ashby claims in a recent article, Ohio State got beat by Virginia Tech in the first game of the 2014 season and would have had absolutely no chance of winning a National Championship if the computers were still in control (Ashby). However in the 2015 College Football Playoff, the Buckeyes claimed the final #4 spot in the College Football Playoff and ended up winning the whole playoff. However, with a four team playoff, the Ohio State Buckeyes did not even get the chance to defend their throne in the 2016 CFP because they were ranked #7. Expanding the playoff would only make the job easier for the selection committee and would make a more fair and exciting College Football Playoff. Give a chance to teams that deserve an opportunity to win the CFP.
The NCAA has five major football conferences, the Big XII, Big 10, Pac 10, the ACC, and the SEC (College Football Conferences). The College Football Playoff, including only four teams, will always leave a conference champion out of the playoff picture. In the very first CFP in 2014, the Texas Christian University Horned Frogs (TCU) were ranked #3 going into the final playoff selection. The Horned Frogs plummeted to #6 after winning their final game and crushed all hope of playing for a national championship. The Baylor Bears were sitting at a #6 spot going into the final