Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Wojciechowski: Pop the playoff cork
By Gene Wojciechowski
Presenting the five greatest documents in American history:
1. The Declaration of Independence.
2. The United States Constitution.
3. The Bill of Rights.
4. The 14th Amendment.
5. The just-announced college football playoff agreement.
I know what you're thinking: This is ridiculous. Why is the new 12-year playoff agreement ranked so low?
And you're right, of course. Sure, the life, liberty and pursuit of happiness thing is nice enough, but only the new agreement guarantees a four-team seeded playoff.
This is a momentous day in the history of college football. And thanks to Tuesday's final ratifying vote by the BCS Presidential Oversight Committee, a manageable, logical and lonnnnnnnng-overdue playoff system makes the traveling squad in 2014.
For Gene Wojciechowski's full column, click here.