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Rutgers out and UConn in! If UConn goes B10 we would get enough in revenue to hire among the best football coaches in the nation, and keep Randy on, too.
 
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As I have suspected, RU was the +1 to Maryland. The Big Ten was always after Maryland. And then Maryland returned the favor and was gone.

And now they're stuck with both.

Edit: Found the actual quote from Jim:

 
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Not happening...

"There's been no talk about a format change in the meetings of the commissioners and the presidents who manage the CFP," Hancock told ESPN. "This was the kind of debate we wanted when we created the playoff. We wanted diverse opinions, we wanted people who wouldn't hesitate to state their feelings, and man, we got it."
 
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If an team playoff were to happen and the G5 team were to get a guaranteed spot, I like uconn's position.
Winning the AAC has proven to be, in most years, what is necessary to secure that g5 spot.

This type of decision ahead of the AAC talks only means that somehow it will blow up and somehow destroy the AAC and ultimately Uconn. Right now, the AAC has essentially proven it's top team can play with the best. It only took a couple years for an AAC team to threaten the CFP. Had Houston gone undefeated that year, no way they could have held them out. UCF, for all its success just didn't have the strength of schedule. For P5, that's still probably too close for comfort.

IF the CFP goes to 8 before the AAC contract is complete, that does create a huge opportunity for the AAC to add Boise and BYU... The value of that contract would be well over what any of those schools currently gets. And the conference winner would be assured of the CFP spot in 8 or 9 out of every 10 years. That possibility would be worth signing a GOR for. The league would actually become a P6 and the other conferences would no longer be able to poach at will. They would cannibalize themselves first and when they do, that only bumps up the stock of the AAC more.

The fact that something like that is a possibility means the powers that be see it too. Therefore, to my earlier point, this will blow up magnificently and the AAC and Uconn will be kicked in the jimmy.
 
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