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By Will Korn 

Talking Sports: College football playoffs need to expand to 16 teams

 


In the last two years, college football has made tremendous progress by changing the way a national champion is decided. For 15 years, the notorious Bowl Championship Series system had produced several flawed champions – most notably in 2007, when two-loss LSU not only had a spot in the national title game, but beat Ohio State to win it.

Or how about the 2012 National Championship game between the aforementioned Tigers and the seemingly incumbent – thanks to all that SEC bias – Alabama Crimson Tide? The final score was 21-0. Alabama beat LSU in the regular season that year and the T...



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