Good riddance — flawed college football playoff system goes out with a whopper

Florida won won a Power 5 Conference and was unbeaten this season. However, an injury to the team's starting quarterback leaves the Seminole on the outside of the College Football Playoffs, thanks to a flawed selection system.



December 5, 2023 - 1:56 PM

Head coach Mike Norvell of the Florida State Seminoles points during pregame before taking on the Louisville Cardinals in the ACC Championship at Bank of America Stadium on Dec. 2, 2023, in Charlotte, North Carolina. Photo by Isaiah Vazquez/Getty Images/TNS

There will be plenty to miss when college football undergoes myriad changes next season.

A traditional Pac-12. Regional conferences and rivalries. The Rose Bowl kicking off on New Year’s Day, just about the time the New Year’s Eve hangover fades away.

A College Football Playoff with not enough spots to accommodate deserving teams? Good riddance.