That line of reasoning, wants the 4 best teams in the playoff. Vegas will always tell you that. You penalize Alabama for losing 2 games in the SEC, but reward Cincy for beating teams like Tulsa and Navy buy one score?
Bama is def losing to Georgia, so they'll be out. Ok St wins, they take their spot. They lose its probably a toss up between Baylor and ND for the 4th spot.
You saw the auburn game right? Gary Daniel son was practically crying. So far cinci is in but we will see if the committee has the guts to keep them there if they win again, regardless of the rest of the results.
Cincy is already in. Georgia wont have to beat Alabama twice, they beat them once 'Bama is out. ND gets the 4 spot. I thought Baylor only had 1 loss. Even if they beat Ok. St, they cant jump ND, who only has one good loss.
Alabama last lost to an SEC East team in 2010 and people were convinced Georgia was a lock, lol. Committee lucked out and had a no brainer choice of 4 teams and even had it play out where they could avoid the Georgia-Alabama rematch in the semis. Was hoping for chaos to increase the chances the 8 or 12 team playoff would happen sooner rather than later. Consider this though, Ohio State would be 6 point favorites against every team in the nation but Georgia and Alabama. Utah is one of the hottest teams in the country but was doomed by two early losses. Wouldn't a 12 team playoff with those teams be so much more interesting than what we are left with?
I'm good with 4 teams as long as undefeated teams get in. College football is great because with only 12 games every week is the playoffs. That will be cheapened the more teams get in. Four is enough to separate the contenders from the rest and the current bowl system gives a chance for the rest of the teams to end on a high note. If any expansion 8 would be plenty if they gave autos to the power 5 conference champs, one auto to top group of five and two wild cards. That way you get 6 teams whose last game was a championship win plus the two best of the rest teams, which guarantees the two best teams will be in the field.