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Opinion: Why I Now Hope the Big 12 Gets Left Out of Playoff

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I don't want any Big 12 team in the final 4 teams this year competing for a National Championship. I'm sure I would be singing a different tune if OU were still undefeated or had even just 1 loss. That is not the case, and therefore, I don't want Baylor or TCU to represent the Big 12. It's not that I have some undying hatred for either program, but I am tired of the Big 12 in it's current format. On December 6th college football could very well be treated to match ups such as:

Alabama vs. Georgia

UCLA vs. Oregon

FSU vs. GTech

tOSU vs. Wisconsin

Each of the other Power 5 conferences have championship games and the Big 12 doesn't. Even this silly promo commercial put out by the Big 12 makes me mad.

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I want the Big 12 left out of the playoff and for the committee members to basically force the Big 12 to get off high center. Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder was asked about the round robin format of the Big 12 and he said this,

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Bill Snyder said results of 4-team playoff will determine whether Big 12&#39;s round robin championship approach is &quot;a plus or minus.&quot;</p>&mdash; Suzanne Halliburton (@suzhalliburton) <a href="">November 24, 2014</a></blockquote>
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The only way I see the Big 12 changing is if TCU and Baylor are left out. Neither school will set by and be content with the current format if the very conference they are apart of keeps them from winning the National Championship. I despise the SEC, and can't stand FSU. I am, however more frustrated being a part of the Big 12 in it's current state.

If no Big 12 team making the playoff is a way for the conference makeup to change, then I'm all for it.