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The possibility of a 'plus one' title game is stronger after the Big 12 and SEC announced their "Champions Bowl," according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott called the announcement of the bowl game a 'game changer,' in determining the future of a possible playoff system. You can read the entire story on the WSJ site. Closer to home, Utah coach Kyle Whittingham remains optimistic some semblance of a playoff will soon be implemented. "I'm for anything that gets us closer to a playoff," he said. - Lya Wodraska