If playoff expansion is coming, Auburn should be one of its biggest winners

The Tigers currently face the toughest path to championship contention in college football. A 12-team format would be huge for the program.

It’s not the CFP trophy, but the winner still gets it. (Todd Van Emst/Auburn Athletics)

When the news of a proposed 12-team College Football Playoff broke late last week, the biggest cheers should have come from the Group of Five conferences — which would finally get a seat at the table when it comes to playing for a national title.

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