The commissioners of the Pac-12, Big Ten and ACC have proposed an alternate format for College Football Playoff expansion, per a report from Sports Illustrated: Grow the event to 12 teams and reserve automatic berths for each Power Five champion, with a spot secure for the top-ranked Group of Five team.
The format would ensure the Pac-12 champion has a place at the table, whether it's carrying one loss or four losses. ----- "NEWS: Leaders are mulling an alternate 12-team playoff expansion model proposed last week, sources tell
. Instead of 6 highest-ranked conference champs getting auto bids, the alternate model grants AQs to each P5 champion + best G5 champ - a “5+1”"