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College Football Expanding Playoffs From 4 Teams To 12

At a glance

  • The board that manages the College Football Playoffs voted unanimously Friday to expanding the playoff field from four teams to 12.
  • The 12-team bracket could begin as early as 2024, though more likely not until a year or two after that.
  • The six highest-ranked conference champions will be automatic qualifiers along with the six highest-ranked at-large teams.

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