The announcement comes a day after the Rose Bowl agreed to amend its contract for the 2024 and 2025 seasons, which was the last hurdle CFP officials needed cleared to triple the size of what is now a four-team format.
The university presidents who oversee the College Football Playoff voted Friday to expand the postseason model for determining a national champion from four to 12 teams no later than the 2026 season.
After losing the spot after a loss to Iowa, the Gophers moved back into 8th Tuesday night after beating Northwestern on the road. Wisconsin, which visits Minnesota Saturday, moved into 12th.
The Gophers Football team fell from number 8 to number 10 in the latest College Football Playoff ranking Tuesday.
The College Football Playoff Selection Committee ranked the Gophers 8th after the team improved to 9-0 Saturday. The Gophers moved up nine spots, the largest jump in College Football Playoff history.
Minnesota Football fans are loving how the 2019 season is going and they are hoping that the fan spirit will stay strong through the rest of the team's run at a championship this fall.
The 6-0 Golden Gopher football team cracked the national rankings Sunday, making its first appearance of the season in the AP Top 25 at number 20.