"What took you so long?" the BCS Presidential Oversight Committee was asked on the day it approved a college football playoff.
"We're presidents," one finally said.
Alabama's Nick Saban and LSU's Les Miles have two more shots at another title under the current system. (AP) That is why no one should view Tuesday's approval of a four-game playoff as an the entrance to something more. Getting the presidents to four games took enough work. Getting them to eight or 16 or 24 probably is impossible. At least for the 12 years this current contract lasts. Four is four.
Asked what broke his resolve to keep football forever locked in a bowl system, Virginia Tech President Charles Steger said the sport "needed to be more energized."