Stanford coach David Shaw bypasses Playoff telecast, says ‘we have a lot of stuff to do’

David Shaw had better things to do than to watch the College Football Playoff rankings broadcast.
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Stanford was ranked No. 11 in the College Football Playoff's initial rankings on Tuesday night. Stanford head coach David Shaw had better things to do.

“We have a lot of stuff to do,'' Shaw said before the show, according to Inside Bay Area.

Stanford (7-1, 6-0) is ranked No. 9 in the AP poll and has the No. 23 strength of schedule. When asked about the College Football Playoff, Shaw said hess in favor of the four-team system.

“I'm a big fan of leaving it the way it is for a couple years,'' he said. “There's still a lot to iron out.”