BCS Presidential Oversight Committee establishes new postseason format

Group announces creation of a four-team, seeded playoff, with the semifinals to be played at the bowl venues and the championship game to be staged at a neutral site

Updated: June 26, 2012, 7:43 PM ET
Bowl Championship Series -- June 26, 2012

Washington, D.C. -- The group of university presidents who oversee college football's Bowl Championship Series agreed today to launch a new four-team, seeded post-season playoff to determine the national collegiate champion. The new format will begin with the 2014-2015 season.

"We recognize that the BCS has been controversial in some years, but we also believe it has turned college football from a regional sport into a wonderfully popular national sport, much to the benefit of our alumni, ...

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