While college football coaches spent this week signing recruits to take them to an upcoming playoff, BCS conference commissioners were discussing who would be picking those teams.
After two days of discussion at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, a much clearer idea of the process emerged.
The selection committee will probably consist of 14 to 20 people with the possibility of a former coach being among the group, said BCS executive director Bill Hancock, who will also oversee the playoff.
Hancock also said the announcement of the first championship game site and the three remaining “host” bowls for the playoff rotation will probably be announced April 23-25 when the commissioners meet in Pasadena, Calif. Cowboys Stadium is viewed as the overwhelming favorite for the first title game, with the AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic a strong contender to join the playoff rotation.
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