Originally Posted by DaKCMan AP
The B12 doesn't have the clout to make those demands. They have less teams and don't have a conference championship game. There's no way in hell that the SEC will agree to any playoff that only allows conf. champs in when SEC teams 2-4 or more are often better than all the other conference champions.
Of course they do, there is no playoff without the 4 major conferences all signing on. The staggering pile of money available is what finally convinced everyone to create a playoff, but any one of them could have killed it and forced another round of minor BCS tinkering.