LINCOLN, NE - JUNE 11: Big Ten Conference Commissioner James Delany informs members of the media that the University of Nebraska has accepted an invitation to join the Big Ten Conference June 11, 2010 in Lincoln, Nebraska. The university will begin integration immediately and start athletic competition as soon as 2011. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)
BCS Commissioners have reached a consensus on a four-team playoff for college football. They will reportedly recommend to university presidents that a selection committee take the "four best teams."
BCS conference commissioners met in Chicago on Wednesday and have reportedly reached a consensus on a seeded four-team playoff for college football (via Brett McMurphy's Twitter).
Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany said that university presidents will discuss the four-team playoff model and the plus one playoff model. Delany expects that the presidents will be able to decide the matter quickly. The commissioners will reportedly recommend that the "four best teams" be chosen by a selection committee (via CBS Sports). However, there was no word from the commissioners about how the selection committee to select the teams for the playoff will be selected.
The presidents will meet in Washington, D.C. on June 26 and decide on which of the the variations of the four-team playoff model to put into place. The playoff, if approved by the university presidents, will not begin until the 2014 college football season when the current BCS contract runs out.