You have one delegate from each of the P5 plus SEC gets an extra, plus one from the next grouping. Like it or not, there is too much TV money and bowl sponsorship money to expand the playoffs. Why did UIL expand the playoffs? Because of $$$. As far back as the 70s, Permian, Plano, PNG netted $30-50,000 per appearance in the Astrodome and Texas Stadium. (It has to be significantly more now.) For some poorer districts, that is meaningful money to athletic departments.