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Championship weekend sizzling, but some ideas to make college football even better

Championship weekend sizzling, but some ideas to make college football even better

It’s that time of year.

Time when college football lovers revel in what’s ahead — in this case, the greatest championship weekend ever, with five games all matching top-12 teams. And also time when suggestions fly for how to improve the sport.

The majority, it seems, craves an eight-team playoff. I’m opposed:

•We kinda, sorta already have one: The ACC (No. 1 Clemson vs. No. 7 Miami) and SEC (No. 2 Auburn vs. 6 Georgia) title games are essentially quarterfinal playoff games, though Clemson might have a chance to sneak into the playoff even with a loss.

The Big 12 panicked and created a title game, so third-ranked Oklahoma has to beat No. 11 TCU. No. 4 Wisconsin is...

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