CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header
CBS DFW WEATHER APP: iPhone App Store | Android App Coming Soon | More Information

College Sports

Big 12 Makes Change To Football Tiebreaker

(credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Image)

(credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Image)

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up

From Our CBS Music Web Sites

625x352 thrill eng preview Big 12 Makes Change To Football TiebreakerWin A Trip To Disneyland!

82641739 10 Big 12 Makes Change To Football TiebreakerHottest Sunbathers Of The Summer

451506504 Big 12 Makes Change To Football TiebreakerJennifer Lopez Bikini Pic Is HOT

 alt=What Did Jerry Jones Say?

 alt=Musicians Then And Now

Fantasy_tile

VOTE: Best Coaches In American Sports

IRVING (AP) - The Big 12 Conference is subbing out part of its football tiebreaker process.

Commissioner Bob Bowlsby said Wednesday that the new College Football Playoff poll will replace the old BCS standings as a potential tiebreaker if three or more teams have the same conference record.

The first potential tiebreakers remain the records of the tied teams compared against each other, and then against the next highest-placed teams in the conference.

If those don’t settle things, the highest-ranked team in the first College Football Playoff poll after Big 12 regular season play would represent the league as champion. The only exception is if the two highest-ranked tied teams are within one spot of each other in the playoff poll, then the head-to-head result of those teams would break the tie.

(© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Latest News:

Top Trending: