Originally Posted by alnorth
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 forced everyone to create a playoff, but any one of them could have killed it and forced another round of minor BCS tinkering.
The SEC will never agree to it and the SEC has more $$ and more power than the B12. The SEC will want the top 4 teams ranked in the BCS to be in the playoff - and that's exactly how it should be.