College football is American football played by teams of student athletes fielded by American universities, colleges, and military academies, or Canadian football played by teams of student athletes fielded by Canadian universities. It was through college football play that American football rules first gained . It was played with a round ball and, like all early games, used a set of rules. The –15 NCAA football bowl games were a series of college football bowl games. The –15 postseason was the first to feature a College Football Playoff (CFP) to determine a .. However, under FCS-to-FBS transition rules, they are not eligible because enough teams qualified under normal circumstances. The NCAA Division I FBS football season was the highest level of college football This was the third season of the College Football Playoff championship system. .. Under NCAA rules, a game cannot end on an accepted live ball foul; Bowl games : 41. The NCAA Division I-A football season saw Florida State named national champions, quarterback Michael Vick, who was being touted as college football's best Vick was outshined in the national championship game by Florida State The NCAA Rules Committee adopted the following changes for the. These bowl games and venues will host College Football Playoff semifinal and championship games: Games . Year, Semifinal game, Semifinal game. The Bowl Championship Series (BCS) was a selection system that created five bowl game . The College Football Playoff replaced the BCS as the system used to determine the FBS college football champion beginning in the A set of rules was used to determine which teams competed in the BCS bowl games.