SEC commissioner Mike Slive said he wants knowledgeable football experts on the College Football Playoff selection committee, according to the Associated Press, and that seems to be a happy and obvious solution.
Smart people picking the playoff teams? Got it. That was easy!
The ambiguity in Slive's statement is probably because he, like everyone else, doesn't have a clear answer for what group should make up the committee. There's a reason the site of the first title game and the semifinal rotation, and the name of the playoff, were decided easily while the third major part of last week's docket never got settled.
Here's Slive's comments, from AP:
"We want football expertise," Slive said. "We want integrity, and we want transparency, because this is our opportunity to make sure that not only are we comfortable but you're (the media) comfortable and all the fans are comfortable that this process is the way it should be. It's not going to be easy."
No, it definitely will not be easy.
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