Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney doesn’t want the playoff to expand.
The College Football Playoff is expected to expand to 12 teams in the coming years, and pretty much every fan in the country is pumped. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)
The College Football Playoff is on the verge of officially expanding to 12 teams.
– 6 highest-ranked conference champs
– 6 at-large bids
– 1st round home games
This is going to be ELECTRIC.
— David Hookstead (@dhookstead) June 10, 2021
Well, Dabo isn’t! According to Grace Raynor, the head coach of the Tigers told the media Tuesday, “Our team wasn’t for it. They don’t want to play more games. And to be honest with you, I don’t think there’s 12 teams good enough.”
More Dabo on 12-team Playoff: “Our team wasn’t for it. They don’t want to play more games. And to be honest with you, I don’t think there’s 12 teams good enough.”
— Grace Raynor (@gmraynor) July 20, 2021
I guess I’ll be the one who gives Dabo the bad news about the playoff. It’s expanding and there’s nothing he can do about it.
As powerful as he is in the world of college football, he’s not powerful enough to stop the inevitable.
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Also, this comment really rubs me the wrong way. There aren’t 12 teams good enough? How the hell are we going to know that without trying?
It comes off like Dabo doesn’t want to play an extra game, which he might lose. I don’t blame him. Clemson has been cruising under the current format.
I’d also try to stop it too, but let’s not pretend like he’s doing it for any reason other than it makes his road tougher. I say that as someone who likes Dabo.
I like Dabo, but he needs to get with the inevitable progress in the world of college football.