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  1. Friday mailblog

    Heather Dinich

    Games aren't over yet ... Scott Falkenberry in Nashville, TN writes: The debate about what the four-team playoff would look like this year is very, very interesting.The argument used against Auburn being a top-four team this year is amusing, at be...

    Blog | December 13, 2013
  2. College Football Playoff selection committee will have its hands ...

    Heather Dinich

    There was little controversy to end the BCS era but don't expect that to be the norm as college football transitions to a playoff. It's rare that it will be as easy to pick the top two teams as it was this season, let alone the top four.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2013
  3. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    It's almost time for summer camp ... There will be an infusion of youth on Clemson's offensive line. Four-team playoff? Try 16-team, says Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson. Clemson AD Terry Don Phillips isn't seeking a contract extension. The...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  4. Friday mailblog: ACC and the BCS

    Heather Dinich

    On Thursday, I asked you guys to submit your best and worst memories of the ACC and the BCS as we bid farewell to the old system (well, in two years, anyway) and welcome a four-team playoff. Thanks for playin'. Oddly enough, Virginia Tech got some lo...

    Blog | June 29, 2012
  5. ACC's ideal selection committee

    Heather Dinich

    One of the most important questions remaining for the four-team playoff is who will choose the teams. In the best-case scenario for the ACC -- i.e. the most fair -- the selection committee would be comprised of 16 people, and it would be a mix of ...

    Blog | June 29, 2012
  6. More stability in store for college football?

    Heather Dinich

    This offseason has been filled with drama and speculation about another round of conference realignment, but after Tuesday's formal approval of a four-team playoff, ACC commissioner John Swofford said the new format could lend to some greater stabili...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  7. Best and worst of the BCS

    Heather Dinich

    It's time to say farewell to the BCS as we know it. I know, I know ... sniff, sniff. Before we move on and officially embrace a four-team playoff, though, let's reflect on the best and the worst of the BCS for the ACC: ACC's best of the BCS: Forme...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  8. ACC and the Orange Bowl

    Heather Dinich

    Under the new four-team playoff format, there will be a total of six major bowls, two of which we already know about: the Champions Bowl (Big 12-SEC) and the Rose Bowl (Pac-12, Big Ten). The ACC is expected to announce its future bowl partner "in the...

    Blog | June 27, 2012
  9. ACC's task still same: Win big or go home

    Heather Dinich

    A new era of college football has begun, but for the ACC, the task remains the same: Win big or go home. On Tuesday afternoon in Washington, D.C., the presidential oversight committee approved a four-team playoff proposal that will go into effect for...

    Blog | June 27, 2012
  10. NCAA presidents approve four-team playoff

    Heather Dinich

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A four-team playoff for college football has been formally approved by a presidential oversight committee, a dramatic change for the sport that will begin in 2014. The four teams will be chosen by a selection committee, and the se...

    Blog | June 26, 2012
  11. NCAA presidents approve four-team college football playoff beginn...

    Heather Dinich

    A four-team playoff for college football has been formally approved by a presidential oversight committee, a dramatic change for the sport that will begin in 2014.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2012
  12. BCS chat today

    Heather Dinich

    It's only a matter of time before college football as we know it changes. The commissioners' recommendation for a four-team playoff must be approved by the BCS presidential oversight committee, which meets Tuesday in Washington, D.C. Join ESPN.com...

    Blog | June 25, 2012
  13. Questions remain for playoff

    Heather Dinich

    The FBS commissioners and Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick on Wednesday endorsed a seeded four-team playoff model for college football that would begin for the 2014 season, but several major questions still remain. The four-team playoff...

    Blog | June 21, 2012
  14. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    It's another big day for conference commissioners ... ACC commish John Swofford is confident a four-team playoff will be approved. Georgia Tech's incoming freshmen are ready to get started. Clemson's recent recruiting success has given the Ti...

    Blog | June 20, 2012
  15. Ranking ACC nonconference schedules

    Heather Dinich

    ACC commissioner John Swofford has said that the conference would prefer to have strength of schedule considered during the selection process for a four-team playoff. Well, just how strong are the ACC schedules this year? The league has some statemen...

    Blog | June 20, 2012
  16. College Football Playoff committee member Mike Gould expects top ...

    Heather Dinich

    Lt. Gen. Mike Gould, a member of the College Football Playoff selection committee told ESPN.com on Tuesday that he expects the top four teams to become "more and more clear" as the season progresses.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2014