Matt Calkins: College Football Playoff expansion could help Pac-12 and others, but lopsided results make that a tough sell

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The Seattle Times

SEATTLE — A question I asked some people before the College Playoff began: If you were Alabama and Georgia, would you rather have the other two teams in the CFP be Michigan and Cincinnati, or would you rather it be the next two best teams from the SEC? The idea being that the third- and fourth-best teams in ‘Bama’s and Georgia’s conference might give them more trouble than the Wolverines and Bearcats would. Then, in not-so-surprising fashion, Alabama and Georgia destroyed Michigan and Cincinnati in the semifinals — each by 23 points — to set up Monday night’s national title game, which Georgia…

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