Latest FBS College Football Playoff News

CFP expansion could increase annual revenue to $2 billion

Jun. 11, 2021 18:00 PM EDT

A new College Football Playoff with triple the number of teams involved could bring in three times as much money to the conferences and schools that share the wealth. The television rights for a proposed 12-team playoff could be worth about $1.9 billion annually,...

What if? College Football Playoff matchups in 12-team format

Jun. 11, 2021 02:33 AM EDT

Using the final College Football Playoff selection committee rankings for each season, here's how the postseason matchups would have looked with the proposed 12-team format during the CFP's four-team era. 2020 First round (Lower seed is home team) ...

12-team CFP: Why can't Irish earn a bye and other questions

Jun. 11, 2021 02:27 AM EDT

The College Football Playoff has a plan to expand to 12 teams. The plan is neither final nor finalized, but there is a good chance what the CFP unveiled Thursday is going to be very close to what is implemented. When? Good question and one of several...

College Football Playoff considering expansion to 12 teams

Jun. 10, 2021 19:20 PM EDT

There was a time not so long ago, 2012 to be exact, when the big news in college football was conference commissioners simply using the word playoff when talking about the future of the sports' postseason format. Less than 10 years later, and eight years into College...

AP source: College Football Playoff group proposes expansion from 4- to 12-team playoff to settle national championship

Jun. 10, 2021 14:06 PM EDT
IRVING, Texas (AP) — AP source: College Football Playoff group proposes expansion from 4- to 12-team playoff to settle national championship.

AP Interview: Scott says final score on Pac-12 tenure TBD

Jun. 07, 2021 17:22 PM EDT

Larry Scott's volatile 11-year tenure as Pac-12 commissioner is in its final month. The conference announced in January he would be stepping down June 30. He came to the then-Pac-10 from the Women's Tennis Association as an outsider to college sports and led a vital...

Big 12 revenue lower again in pandemic at $34.5M per school

May. 25, 2021 20:03 PM EDT

The Big 12 Conference is distributing about $345 million of revenue to its 10 schools, the second year in a row that figure has been lower because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Each school will get about $34.5 million for the 2020-21 fiscal year, down from $37.7 million...

AP Top 25 Podcast: David Shaw on Pac-12, CFP and practice

May. 19, 2021 09:46 AM EDT

Stanford coach David Shaw says if he were king of college football it would take him about 30 minutes to fix the playoff. On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast, Shaw joins the AP’s Ralph Russo for what has become almost an annual...

NC State AD Corrigan gets 2-year extension into April 2026

May. 14, 2021 17:26 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State athletics director Boo Corrigan has received a two-year contract extension through April 2026. The school said its board of trustees approved the deal Friday, a little more than two years after Corrigan left Army to begin work...

New Pac-12 commissioner enters CFP talks as agent for change

May. 14, 2021 01:24 AM EDT

Incoming Pac-12 Commissioner George Kliavkoff introduced himself to the world of college sports by taking one particularly notable position. The College Football Playoff needs to be expand beyond its current four-team format, he said. “I was not...