AP Source: 12-Team College Football Playoff to Be Proposed

The College Football Playoff would expand from four to 12 teams, with six spots reserved for the highest ranked conference champions, under a proposal that will be considered next week.

A person familiar with announcement tells The Associated Press that a 12-team playoff would include the six highest-ranked conference champions in major college football, plus six at-large selections.

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The CFP’s surprising disclosure comes a week ahead of the planned presentation to CFP officials in Chicago.

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