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Alabama Football: History shows Tide to be 12-team Playoff lock

Alabama Football fans are pleased with the sudden direction the College Football Playoffs appear to be taking. Though not yet a done deal, the momentum of a 12-team Playoff field is strong and growing.

There are a few Alabama Crimson Tide fans who would be happier with no change in the Playoffs. No matter how many of us are content with the status quo, the format will be expanded. For anyone wanting to review why expanding the Playoffs is a bad idea, read this well-presented argument. As we discussed a few weeks ago, even returning to a two-team format can be soundly argued, as Tom Fornelli did.