Dabo Swinney Criticizes College Football Playoff Expansion Plan

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney criticized the plan for an expanded College Football Playoff on Tuesday.

The CFP is expected to move to 12 teams in future years, which would feature the six highest-ranked conference champions as well as six at-large bids. But the plan doesn’t appear to have universal favor across college football.

“Our team isn’t for it. They don’t want to play more games. And to be honest with you, I don’t know if there’s 12 teams good enough,” Swinney said, per ESPN. “So you’re going to play more games just to play more games. And I think the more you expand it, the less important the season becomes.”

Swinney added he was not a fan of the original four-team playoff field, noting he preferred the previous BCS system.

“I knew when it went to four, it was going to become all about the playoff, and when it goes to 12, it’s going to become more about the playoff, but it’s inevitable,” Swinney said.

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