The college football landscape prepares for its biggest shakeup yet

By Larry Smith/IlliniGuys.com

June 17, 2021

(Editor's note: this is part one of a two-part series)

There were shockwaves that reverberated through the college football landscape last Thursday, when a committee formed to evaluate the current playoff system recommended that it be expanded from its current four-team format.  Not to six teams, which for years many experts thought would be the next step.  Not even to eight teams, giving the highest division in NCAA football an even quarterfinal round of a postseason for the first time in its history.

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