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Evidently, the BCS and the major bowls are desperate to avoid a college football playoff. Lord knows, such a thing would neither be profitable or popular…
None the less, according to ESPN, some progress at reform is being made.
According to the (other) worldwide leader, a handful of changes are being considered that would radically change the structure of the BCS and significantly alter the major bowl selection process.
According to sources with direct knowledge of meetings held in San Francisco earlier this week, the suggested change calls for the BCS to sever its direct ties with the so-called BCS bowls -- the Allstate Sugar Bowl, Tostitos Fiesta Bowl, Discover Orange Bowl and Rose Bowl Game presented by Vizio -- and concentrate solely on arranging a No. 1 vs. No. 2 national championship matchup.
In addition, the BCS title game could potentially be bidded out to nontraditional sites, such as Jerry Jones' Cowboys Stadium.
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