SEC will vote 3 highest ranked conference champs plus one at large
ND will vote similar to the SEC so they can get in as independent
Big Texas (12) vote similar hoping they can get ND for all other sports, but football
ACC votes highest ranked conference champions (said so already)
B1G votes highest ranked conference champions (said so already)
PAC votes highest ranked conference champions (said so already)
6 other FBS conferences want access and don't want ND as an independent and SEC #2 to bump them:
6 votes for the highest ranked conference champions (best chance they have to make the National Champ)
I have this going 9-3, but easily and I mean easily 7-5 for highest ranked conference champions.
So what you say? Forces ND to a conference to get to the National Championship and I am as convinced as I was 9 years ago that the conference they want into is none other than...the ACC.
It gives them the east coast, it gives them other academic private or private like schools and it gives them an easier access to the National Championship game if the highest ranked conference champion rule passes. You know if ND wins the conference the way voters favor them...they will be ranked high enough to play in the 4 team playoff.
The vote when it comes will be unanamous. The 12 conference commissioners will reach a consensus before any vote is taken. There will be give and take but in the end they will come together on a plan.
I don't always talk to UVa Grads but when I do I always order the Large Fries.
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