Pasadena, CA (Sports Network) - The new college football playoff postseason
system, which begins after the 2014 regular season, will be named "College
The much anticipated announcement came Tuesday from the Langham Hotel in
"We decided to call the playoff what it is -- the College Football Playoff,"
BCS executive director Bill Hancock said. "We think the new playoff will be
the most dynamic improvement to college football in a generation. Certainly,
it's what the fans want. We also invite everyone to vote online to select the
logo and help us kick off the new College Football Playoff."
The College Football Playoff will feature the top four teams as chosen by a
yet-to-be-named selection committee. The Rose Bowl and the Sugar Bowl have
already been chosen to host the first national semifinals, which will pair No.
1 versus No. 4 and No. 2 versus No. 3 on January 1, 2015.
The first title game of the College Football Playoff will be Jan. 12, 2015.
Cowboys Stadium will reportedly be the site for the first championship game of
the playoff era. That announcement is expected Thursday.
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