Share “The College Football Playoff committee”

by Berry Tramel Modified: October 16, 2013 at 4:00 pm •  Published: October 15, 2013
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The expected 13 members of the College Football Playoff committee and their backgrounds:

* Barry Alvarez, 66

Current job: Wisconsin athletic director

Hometown: Langeloth, Pa.

Alma mater: Nebraska

Former jobs: Wisconsin head coach, Notre Dame assistant coach, Iowa assistant coach and high school coach in Iowa and Nebraska.

* Michael Gould, 60

Current job: Retired Lieutenant General.

Hometown: Kent, Ohio

Alma mater: Air Force Academy, Webster University

Former jobs: Air Force officer.

* Pat Haden, 60

Current job: Southern Cal athletic director

Hometown: La Puente, Calif.

Alma mater: Southern Cal, Loyola (Calif.) Law School, Oxford University

Former jobs: Director of companies with Riordan, Lewis & Harden, a private equity firm; football analyst with NBC, CBS, Fox and TNT; Los Angeles Rams quarterback.

* Tom Jernstedt, 68

Current job: Retired

Hometown: Carlton, Ore.

Alma mater: Oregon

Former jobs: NCAA director of events, NCAA executive vice president, Oregon administration.

* Jeff Long, 53

Current job: Arkansas athletic director

Hometown: Kettering, Ohio

Alma mater: Ohio Wesleyan, Miami-Ohio

Former jobs: Pitt AD, OU associate AD, Eastern Kentucky AD, Virginia Tech associate AD, Michigan administration, Rice assistant coach, Duke assistant coach, North Carolina State assistant coach.

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