While there are still some details to be worked out following the BCS Presidential Oversight Committee's announcement Tuesday in Washington, we now know for certain where things are headed by the 2014 season: a seeded four-team playoff, with teams being chosen by a selection committee.
For good reason, how to determine the four teams has been the component that has come up most this spring and summer during conversations with coaches. From the SEC to the Big Ten to the Pac-12, coaches' eyebrows are raised when it comes to the selection process -- because that's the area in which their teams are most directly affected.
Where and when the semifinals would be played and how the money will be divided are important issues, but coaches seem to recognize that their future schedules stand to be affected by how the four teams are selected. And it's clear that some teams and conferences will be in better position than others to seize the berths.
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