The College Football Playoff announced Monday it will continue to provide a $2,500 stipend for up to 125 families of players on teams that participate in this year’s two semifinal games and championship game.
Last year, the College Football Playoff distributed $1.5 million to parents/guardians of student-athletes to aid them in travel, accommodations and food expenses for the two semifinal games in the Dallas and Miami areas, and the championship game in the Phoenix area.
We are delighted to continue this program for the participants of the College Football Playoff,” Bill Hancock, executive director of the College Football Playoff, said. “It is a terrific benefit for our student-athletes and one the university presidents and conference commissioners who manage the playoff are proud to support.”
Kudos to the College Football Playoff for doing this again, but really, it’s something that’s so logical given how much cash the four-team tournament rakes in that it shouldn’t even be headline-worthy.