Rose Bowl Sunset -- Is that honestly the reason why we haven't had playoffs the past 3 decades?

I know the history of the Rose Bowl being difficult to deal with in planning the Bowl Coalition, than Bowl Alliance, BCS, and I heard that the Rose bowl is the reason CFP semifinals are played on New Year’s eve.

But I just heard this youtube clip, and I don’t want to believe it is true.
Rosebowl starts at 46 minutes in–