Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long will serve as the chairman of the College Football Playoff selection committee, Bill Hancock, the executive director of the playoff announced today.
Long will set the selection committee’s agenda and run the its meetings. He will also serve as spokesman for the committee alongside Hancock.
Before going to Arkansas in 2007, Long had been director of athletics at Eastern Kentucky and Pittsburgh. He has held coaching and administrative positions at Miami (Ohio), North Carolina State, Duke, Michigan, Rice, Virginia Tech and Oklahoma.