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College football: this is how the NCAA tournament format works

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College football is the most passionate sport for many fans, because not only are your team colors here, but also your university or alma mater colors, so Every victory is lived with more intensity,

But many fans doubt How the playoff competition format works and the US national championships at the university level in the United States, so here we’ll explain a bit about its competition format, playoffs, and how everything from the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) national championship is determined.

This is how the playoffs and national championships work

Since 2014, American college football in the United States operates with the competition system of the College Football Championship Game. (also known as the National College Football Playoff Championship), in which four teams play two semifinals in one of the nation’s most important bowls Then play the National Championship.

The Cotton Bowl, Fiesta Bowl, Orange Bowl, Peach Bowl, Rose Bowl, and Sugar Bowl are the bowls they rotate to celebrate the semifinals played on New Year’s Eve, while The National Title Game is held on Monday nightAt least one week after the end of the semi-finals.

That year, a committee of college presidents approved a plan for a four-team College Football Playoff, while in 2022, the College Football Playoff agreed to introduce a Board of Managers. 12-team CFP field starting in the 2024–25 season.

here’s what you need to know about it The post-session draft was prepared by the commissioners of the 11 major conferences College football player and athletic director at the University of Notre Dame.

Alabama Took Back The Title And Was Crowned In The Ncaa (Afp)
Alabama took back the title and was crowned in the NCAA (AFP)

contest format

The College Football Playoff Selection Committee consists of 13 members. (CFP). There are coaches, players, college administrators, athletic directors and journalists. The current selection committee consists of Mitch Barnhart, Tom Berman, Boo Corrigan (chairman), Rick George, Chet Gladchuk, Jim Grob, Warde Manuel, Will Shields, Gene Taylor, Joe Taylor, John Urschel, Rod West, and Kelly Whiteside.

This committee meets weekly and ranks the teams based on the ratings of the members Team performance in the fieldFeel conference championships won, comparing schedule difficulty, head-to-head results, and results against common opponents as criteria for ranking teams in the Top 25, as well as assigning teams to the New Year’s Eve bowl , not to generate problems logistics or geography that are too complex to generate Try to avoid more competitive matchups and regular season rematches Nor do some teams repeat in certain bowls.

According to its statutes, each Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) team has Equal Access to the College Football Playoff No team therefore automatically qualifies, based on their performance during the regular season.

How does the voting process work?

according to the website of CFP“Each member of the committee shall make a list of 30 teams that members consider the best in the country, in no particular order. Teams listed by three or more members will be considered. At the end of any round, other teams may be added to the pool of teams under consideration by a vote of three or more members.

In short, once the regular season is over, The top four teams will qualify for the Bowls selected as semi-finals., To seek the national championship. In 2022–2023, they were as follows:

#1 Georgia 42-41 #4 Ohio State Peach Bowl

#2 Michigan 45-51 #3 TCU | Fiesta Bowl

So this year, the TCU Horned Frogs (13-1) will face the Georgia Bulldogs (14-0) in the College Football Playoff National Championship.


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