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Rice said to be part of football playoff committee

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is expected to be part of the selection committee that will pick the teams for the College Football Playoff next year, a person with direct knowledge of the process said. Former Mississippi and New Orleans Saints quarterback Archie Manning, former Big East commissioner Mike Tranghese, retired Lt. Gen. Michael Gould, the former Air Force Academy superintendent, and former NCAA executive Tom Jernstedt, who worked with the basketball tournament selection committee, also are expected to be part of the new 12-to-18 member football panel, the person said Friday. – AP



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