On Monday, Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford and SEC Commissioner Mike Slive said the ACC, SEC, Big East and Big 12 are open to a "plus-one" Final Four format in which the top four teams would be selected and seeded. Big 10 and Pac 10 officials are the only roadblocks in a future playoff scenario.

I think these are the first baby steps towards college football finally having a playoff system. I also think that conference championship games will have to be played so conferences will be looking to expand. It only makes sense to expand the conferences in order to make more money.