How soon before the College Football Playoff expands to eight teams? by Dennis Dodd · @ dennisdoddcbs ; May 8, • 4 min read. PHOENIX -- How soon 'til they go to eight? That's not me asking for a playoff bracket expansion. That's a. NCAA | Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. ytax.info is a part of Bleacher Report - Turner Sports Network, part of the Turner Sports and Entertainment Network. The College Football Playoff National Championship was a bowl game that determined the national champion of NCAA Division I FBS college football for the . As in , ESPN provided Megacast coverage of the game, which WFFN–FM , WDGM-FM and Crimson Tide Sports Network (Alabama).