The College Football Playoff is sticking put at 4 teams… for now. Friday’s announcement that the CFP will fulfill the original contract of 4 teams through 2025 is making waves, including having an impact on the Commissioner of the SEC.

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After the announcement, Greg Sankey informed Ross Dellenger with Sports Illustrated that the conference will “rethink” its stance on CFP expansion as the talks continue but aimed at implementing a new system to start the 2026 season.

Sankey went on to say it could mean that the SEC is now opposed to a 12-team format. That would be significant since Sankey and the SEC were a part of the initial group to propose a 12-team model last year.

Sankey also said the SEC is not a conference that needs expansion to 12 teams. With that in mind, Sankey said the conference will undertake “a wholesale evaluation of our position.”