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What a possible College Football Playoff expansion means for Memphis

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 10, 2021 6:38 PM CT | Published: June 10, 2021 6:05 PM CT
<strong>The Memphis Tigers (shown at spring practice on March 23) could potentially earn a spot in an expanded College Football Playoff. AAC teams will have to compete against the other G5 conferences for that slot, but the chances are still much higher than in the old format.</strong> (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian file)

The Memphis Tigers (shown at spring practice on March 23) could potentially earn a spot in an expanded College Football Playoff. AAC teams will have to compete against the other G5 conferences for that slot, but the chances are still much higher than in the old format. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian file)

The playoff field could expand to 12 teams, which will affect Group of Five teams and conferences.

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Steven Johnson

Steven Johnson

Johnson is a Memphis native who graduated from Middle Tennessee State University in 2016. He's traveled the country covering teams like Syracuse, the Buffalo Bills and the Memphis Grizzlies. He's excited about the opportunity to cover the Tigers and all things in the city of Memphis.


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