UW athletics director named to College Football Playoff Selection Committee

RocketMiner.com–University of Wyoming athletics director Tom Burman has been selected as one of the three new members to the College Football Playoff (CFP) Selection Committee beginning in 2020. The announcement was made on Wednesday by CFP Executive Director Bill Hancock. Burman will be one of only 13 members on the national committee.

Burman is currently in his 14th year serving as athletics director at the University of Wyoming where he oversees Wyoming’s 17 NCAA Division I sports. He is the longest serving athletics director in the Mountain West Conference…

…In 2016 and 2017, Wyoming enjoyed two of its most high-profile seasons in school history when quarterback Josh Allen led the Cowboys. Allen was the No. 7 overall selection in the 2018 NFL Draft by the Buffalo Bills, becoming the highest NFL Draft pick in Wyoming school history and most recently led the Bills to the 2019 NFL Playoffs. In a study by national research firm Joyce Julius & Associates, the media exposure generated by Wyoming Football in the 2017-18 academic year was estimated at $159 million.