Ronnie Lott highlight six new members on CFP selection committee

Florida athletics director Scott Stricklin left and College Football Hall of Famer Ronnie Lott are among six new members of the College Football Playoff selection committee

According to a report from ESPN's Heather Dinich, Oklahoma athletic director Joe Castiglione will be on the next version of the committee.

Each committee member serves one three-year term. Stricklin is Florida's AD, previously at Mississippi State.

Lott played 14 professional seasons after his collegiate career at USC.

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Boivin works in the sports journalism program at Arizona State University after working for the Arizona Republic for more than 20 years.

While it's true that Stansbury served as UCF's AD for a few years and Hatfield coached all over, non-powers are still under-represented.

Air Force will have another connection on the College Football Playoff committee, its third such tie in the brief history of the setup that determines the sport's semifinalists. He also played for the Razorbacks from 1961-64.

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He is also on the Board of Directors for the college football award with his namesake, the Lott IMPACT Trophy, which is given to the nation's best player in character and athletic performance. He replaces Texas Tech athletic director Kirby Hocutt in that role.

Stricklin was named Athletic Director of the Year among FBS schools in 2016 by the National Association of College Directors of Athletics (NACDA).

The committee is made up of 12 members, plus executive director Bill Hancock, an OU graduate and Hobart native, who is not granted a vote in the selection process.

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At the top, Texas Tech AD Kirby Hocutt will be moving away as the chairperson and he will be replaced by OR athletic director Rob Mullens. "The selection committee meets in-person beginning late in the football season and produces a ranking of the top 25 teams each week, leading up to its final selections".

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