11/4/12 – Results of 2011-2012 Football Playoff Format Survey of Member Schools
In light of seemingly endless discussion about possible alternative formats for the football playoffs, it seems prudent to be sure the public is reminded of the results of a 2011-2012 survey of the membership regarding this issue. Clearly the consensus is that there is not consensus. Unfortunately, each respondent tends to look at the issue from the lens of their own situation. This data will continue to be reviewed, and alternatives will always be on the table for discussion. In the same way that what was right in 1985 is not likely right today, today’s system may not be the best for tomorrow.
The results are as follows: