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  1. Why I'll miss the chaos of the BCS after this season

    Chris Low

    In times like this, when teams are scrambling down the stretch to hold on to those two all-important spots in the title game, it hits you: The BCS era sure has been a lot of fun to watch.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2013
  2. If College Football Playoff started this season, we'd select Oreg...

    Chris Low

    Our four-team field if there were a playoff this year would be Oregon, Clemson, Alabama and Ohio State, with Oregon prevailing, Chris Low writes.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2013
  3. The makeup of the selection committee

    Chris Low

    DESTIN, Fla. -- Schools will have until Friday to submit names to SEC commissioner Mike Slive for the College Football Playoff selection committee. According to several SEC athletic directors and coaches, their preference is to have non-active coa...

    Blog | May 29, 2013
  4. Making the case for the SEC grind

    Chris Low

    DESTIN, Fla. -- With the College Football Playoff coming in 2014, Alabama coach Nick Saban wants to make sure the SEC gets its due regarding strength of schedule within the league. He said Tuesday prior to the start of the SEC spring meetings that...

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  5. Nick Saban, Alabama Crimson Tide coach, says SEC deserves more cr...

    Chris Low

    With the College Football Playoff coming in 2014, Alabama Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban wants to make sure the SEC gets its due regarding strength of schedule within the league.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2013
  6. Looking ahead to nonconference matchups

    Chris Low

    With the advent of the College Football Playoff in 2014, I think we'll start to see even more marquee nonconference matchups. Coaches might not like the idea, but fans will. There's nothing worse than the national race heating up in November an...

    Blog | May 10, 2013
  7. Playoff selection committee possibilities

    Chris Low

    SEC commissioner Mike Slive says he wants "football expertise" on the selection committee that will pick the four teams for the College Football Playoff starting in 2014. The most intriguing component in the whole move to a playoff remains the mak...

    Blog | April 30, 2013
  8. SEC lunch links

    Chris Low

    Happy draft day! But first, a few links: Dennis Dodd of CBS tackles the most pressing question facing the College Football Playoff: Who's going to be on the selection committee? There's no question who will be the No. 1 pick of the 2...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  9. It's time to give some back to the players

    Chris Low

    I saw recently where NCAA president Mark Emmert said he was confident that presidents would "keep student-athlete welfare front of mind" as the details are finalized in the new college football playoff. Let's all be real for a moment. The cash thi...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  10. Chick-fil-A wants in playoff rotation

    Chris Low

    The new college football playoff, starting in 2014, will feature a rotation of six different bowl games hosting the semifinals. Five of the obvious choices are the Rose Bowl, Orange Bowl, new Champions Bowl, Sugar Bowl and Fiesta Bowl. But don't c...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  11. SEC lunch links

    Chris Low

    Making the rounds on a Wednesday: Auburn's 2004 snub set this college football playoff train into motion, writes Kevin Scarbinsky of The Birmingham News. Ole Miss' Hugh Freeze and Mississippi State's Dan Mullen welcome playoffs. The football ...

    Blog | June 27, 2012
  12. Priming the playoff talks

    Chris Low

    Everybody has questions about what the college football playoff will look like come 2014. We should have a pretty good idea by the end of this month. On Wednesday, commissioners of the 11 FBS conferences and Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarb...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  13. SEC lunch links

    Chris Low

    Our Friday offering of lunch links: Jeff Schultz of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution writes that bowls and the BCS need to be kept away from a college football playoff. LSU doesn't want to forget its loss to Alabama in last season's BCS Nationa...

    Blog | May 18, 2012
  14. New playoff format shouldn't hurt SEC

    Chris Low

    ESPN Insider Brad Edwards, who's tracked the BCS standings as closely as anybody the past few years, doesn't think the new college football playoff format being discussed will do much to slow down the SEC. I agree with Edwards and think it's equa...

    Blog | February 21, 2012
  15. Projecting the SEC's bowl games in 2013

    Chris Low

    College football analyst Phil Steele has made his bowl picks for the 2013 season, and he has 12 of the 14 SEC teams playing in the postseason. The only two teams from the SEC he doesn't have playing in bowl games are Kentucky and Mississippi State...

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  16. College football - SEC championship game serves as de facto play-...

    Chris Low

    Other conferences will stage their championship games this weekend, but the SEC is the only one staging a title game that carries national championship implications. And don't think a playoff will change that.

    Story | Conversation | November 30, 2012