Alvarez named to college football playoff committee

Will help select teams for national playoff in 2015

Published On: Oct 16 2013 01:35:33 PM CDT
MADISON -

University of Wisconsin Athletics Director Barry Alvarez has been named to the 13-member committee that will select the four teams that will play in the new college football championship playoff after next season.

The members of the selection committee are:

 Jeff Long, vice chancellor and director of athletics, University of Arkansas-Fayetteville, Chair

Barry Alvarez, director of athletics, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Lieutenant General Mike Gould, former superintendent of the United States Air Force Academy

Pat Haden, director of athletics, University of Southern California

Tom Jernstedt, former NCAA executive vice president

Oliver Luck, director of athletics, West Virginia University

Archie Manning, former University of Mississippi quarterback and all-pro NFL quarterback

Tom Osborne, former head coach and director of athletics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Dan Radakovich, director of athletics, Clemson University

Condoleezza Rice, Stanford University professor, former Stanford provost and former United States Secretary of State

Mike Tranghese, former commissioner of the Big East Conference

Steve Wieberg, former college football reporter, USA Today

Tyrone Willingham, former head coach of three FBS institutions