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determine the U.S. national champion of the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (formerly
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Game results[edit]For Bowl Coalition championship game results from 1992"1994, see: Bowl
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(SEC)211 LSU
(SEC) Champs02012 BCS National Championship GameMercedes-Benz Superdome
New Orleans, LouisianaAJ McCarron (of...
"Kermit" Whitfield, Florida State vs. Auburn (TD)2014Punt return71, DeJuan Groce, Nebraska vs.
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defeated Wisconsin in the 2011 Rose Bowl, Wisconsin having previously defeated Ohio State
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National Championship Game (as well as the other four BCS bowls) for 2011, 2012, 2013, and
2014.[11]
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The American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) participate in a weekly Coaches' Poll published
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  1. 1. BCS National Championship Game - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia BCS National Championship Game - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This article includes a list of references, but its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations. Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations. (January 2014)BCS National Championship Game AFCA National Championship Trophy, awarded to the BCS National Champion.StadiumFour-year rotation between: University of Phoenix Stadium Mercedes-Benz Superdome Sun Life Stadium Rose BowlLocationFour-year rotation between: Glendale, Arizona New Orleans, Louisiana Miami Gardens, Florida Pasadena, CaliforniaPrevious stadiumsSun Devil Stadium (1999, 2003)Previous locationsTempe, Arizona (1999, 2003)Operated1999"2014PayoutUS$23,900,000 (2014 game[1])Preceded byBowl Alliance (1995"97) Bowl Coalition (1992"94)Succeeded byCollege Football Playoff (2014)SponsorsTostitos (1999, 2003, 2007, 2011), Nokia (2000, 2004), FedEx (2001, 2005, 2009), AT&T (2002), Allstate (2008, 2012), Citi (2006, 2010), Discover (2013), Vizio (2014)2014 matchupNo. 1 Florida State vs. No. 2 Auburn (Florida State 34"31) 50-yard line action for the national championship in Pasadena, California, January 7, 2010, Alabama vs. Texas The BCS National Championship Game, or BCS National Championship, was the final bowl game of the annual Bowl Championship Series (BCS) and was intended by the organizers of the BCS to
  2. 2. determine the U.S. national champion of the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (formerly known as NCAA Division I-A). The participants were the two highest-ranked teams in the BCS standings at the end of the regular college football season, determined by averaging the results of the final weekly USA Today Coaches' Poll, Harris Interactive Poll of media, former players and coaches, and the average of six participating computer rankings. Since the formation of the Bowl Championship Series, there have been several controversies regarding the schools selected to participate in the BCS National Championship Game. Most notably, following the 2003 season, the BCS ranking system selected the #3 ranked school in the Associated Press writers' poll, the University of Oklahoma, over the #1 ranked school in that poll, the University of Southern California, to participate in the National Championship Game (the Nokia Sugar Bowl) despite Oklahoma's decisive loss to Kansas State in the 2003 Big 12 Championship Game. 2003 is the only season, to date, since the inception of the BCS in which the national championship has been split, with Louisiana State University winning the BCS national championship and the University of Southern California winning the AP national championship and the FWAA national championship. The BCS National Championship for the 2013 season at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA was held on January 6, 2014, and televised on the ESPN television network. The Florida State Seminoles defeated the Auburn Tigers, 34"31. A four team system, the College Football Playoff, will replace the BCS single-game championship format beginning with the 2014 season. Contents1 History1.1 Game results1.2 Records by team1.3 Records by conference2 Game records3 Heisman Trophy winners in BCS title games4 Criticisms and controversy5 Future6 Media coverage6.1 Television6.1.1 Spanish6.2 Radio7 Related national championship selections8 References9 External links History[edit] This section requires expansion. (November 2010) The first BCS Championship Game was played at the conclusion of the 1998 college football season in accordance with an agreement by the Big Ten Conference, the Pac-10 (now Pac-12) Conference, and the Rose Bowl Game to join the "Bowl Alliance" system. The expanded format was called the Bowl Championship Series. The Bowl Alliance and its predecessor, the Bowl Coalition, featured championship games for the 1992 through 1997 seasons. However, these could not always ensure a matchup between the top two ranked teams because of the lack of participation by the Big Ten and Pac-10. The BCS National Championship Game was initially rotated among the four participating bowl games: the (Rose Bowl, Orange Bowl, Fiesta Bowl, and Sugar Bowl). However, beginning with the 2006 season, the BCS National Championship Game became a separate bowl game unto itself, following New Year's Day. The BCS National Championship Game rotates its location among the Fiesta, Sugar, Orange, and Rose Bowl venues; however, the BCS National Championship Game is not coupled with those Bowls. For example, the 2011 Fiesta Bowl was a separate event from the 2011 BCS National Championship Game.
  3. 3. Game results[edit]For Bowl Coalition championship game results from 1992"1994, see: Bowl CoalitionFor Bowl Alliance championship game results from 1995"1997, see: Bowl AllianceSeasonDateWinnerLoserBowl GameSiteMVP1998January 4, 19991 Tennessee (SEC) Champs232 Florida State (ACC) Co-Champs161999 Fiesta BowlSun Devil Stadium Tempe, ArizonaPeerless Price Dwayne Goodrich1999January 4, 20001 Florida State (ACC) Champs462 Virginia Tech (Big East) Champs292000 Sugar BowlLouisiana Superdome New Orleans, LouisianaPeter Warrick2000January 3, 20011 Oklahoma (Big 12) Champs132 Florida State (ACC) Champs22001 Orange BowlPro Player Stadium Miami, FloridaTorrance Marshall2001January 3, 20021 Miami (FL) (Big East) Champs372 Nebraska (Big 12) Div. Co-Champs142002 Rose BowlRose Bowl Pasadena, CaliforniaKen Dorsey Andre Johnson2002January 3, 20032 Ohio State (Big Ten) Co-Champs311 Miami (FL) (Big East) Champs242003 Fiesta BowlSun Devil Stadium Tempe, ArizonaCraig Krenzel Mike Doss2003January 4, 20042 LSU (SEC) Champs211 Oklahoma (Big 12) Runner-up142004 Sugar BowlLouisiana Superdome New Orleans, LouisianaJustin Vincent2004January 4, 20051 USC (Vacated) ?? (Pac-10) Champs552 Oklahoma (Big 12) Champs192005 Orange BowlPro Player Stadium Miami Gardens, FloridaMatt Leinart2005January 4, 20062 Texas (Big 12) Champs411 USC (Pac-10) Champs382006 Rose BowlRose Bowl Stadium Pasadena, CaliforniaVince Young (offense) Michael Huff (defense)2006January 8, 20072 Florida (SEC) Champs411 Ohio State (Big Ten) Champs142007 BCS National Championship GameUniversity of Phoenix Stadium Glendale, ArizonaChris Leak (offense) Derrick Harvey (defense)2007January 7, 20082 LSU (SEC) Champs381 Ohio State (Big Ten) Champs242008 BCS National Championship GameLouisiana Superdome New Orleans, LouisianaMatt Flynn (offense) Ricky Jean-Francois (defense)2008January 8, 20092 Florida (SEC) Champs241 Oklahoma (Big 12) Champs142009 BCS National Championship GameDolphin Stadium Miami Gardens, FloridaTim Tebow (offense) Carlos Dunlap (defense)2009January 7, 20101 Alabama (SEC) Champs372 Texas (Big 12) Champs212010 BCS National Championship GameRose Bowl Pasadena, CaliforniaMark Ingram (offense) Marcell Dareus (defense)2010January 10, 20111 Auburn (SEC) Champs222 Oregon (Pac-10) Champs192011 BCS National Championship GameUniversity of Phoenix Stadium Glendale, ArizonaMichael Dyer (offense) Nick Fairley (defense)2011January 9, 20122 Alabama
  4. 4. (SEC)211 LSU (SEC) Champs02012 BCS National Championship GameMercedes-Benz Superdome New Orleans, LouisianaAJ McCarron (offense) Courtney Upshaw (defense)2012January 7, 20132 Alabama (SEC) Champs421 Notre Dame Independent142013 BCS National Championship GameSun Life Stadium Miami Gardens, FloridaEddie Lacy (offense) C.J. Mosley (defense)2013January 6, 20141 Florida State (ACC) Champs342 Auburn (SEC) Champs312014 BCS National Championship GameRose Bowl Pasadena, CaliforniaJameis Winston (offense) P.J. Williams (defense) Records by team[edit]TeamAppearancesWinsLossesWin PctTitle Season(s)Florida State422.5001999, 2013Oklahoma413.2502000Alabama3301.0002009, 2011, 2012LSU321.6672003, 2007Ohio State312.3332002Florida2201.0002006, 2008Auburn211.5002010Miami (FL)211.5002001Texas211.5002005USC21?? 1.5002004Tennessee1101.0001998Nebraska101.000-Notre Dame101.000-Oregon101.000-Virginia Tech101.000Records by conference[edit] Conference affiliation as of season of game ConferenceWinsLossesWinning TeamsLosing TeamsSEC9***2**Alabama (3)***, Florida (2), LSU (2), Tennessee, AuburnAuburn, LSU**Big 1225Oklahoma, TexasOklahoma (3), Nebraska*, TexasACC22Florida State (2)Florida State (2)Big East12Miami (FL)*Miami (FL)*, Virginia Tech*Big Ten12Ohio StateOhio State (2)Pac-121?? 2USC?? Oregon, USCIndependent01NoneNotre Dame * The American Athletic Conference was known as the Big East from its first football season in 1991 until June 30, 2013. Because of a split between the non-FBS schools and FBS schools, the conference adopted its present name July 1, 2013. Miami and Virginia Tech moved to the ACC in 2004. Nebraska moved to the Big Ten in 2011. ** LSU's loss in the 2012 BCS Championship Game was to fellow SEC member Alabama. *** Alabama's win in the 2012 BCS Championship Game was over fellow SEC member LSU. ?? USC vacated their win in the 2005 Orange Bowl. Game records[edit]TeamPerformance vs. OpponentYearMost points scored55, USC vs. Oklahoma2005Fewest points allowed0, Alabama vs. LSU2012First downs30, Texas vs. USC2006Rushing yards289, Texas (36 att.) vs. USC2006Passing yards374, Oregon vs. Auburn2011Total yards556, Texas (289 rush, 267 pass) vs. USC2006Total plays85, Auburn vs. Oregon2011Largest comeback18, Florida State vs. Auburn2014IndividualPerformance, Team vs. OpponentYearTotal offense467, Vince Young, Texas (267 pass, 200 rush) vs. USC2006Rushing yards200, Vince Young (QB), Texas (19 att.) vs. USC2006Rushing TDs3, Vince Young (QB), Texas vs. USC2006Passing yards363, Darron Thomas, Oregon vs. Auburn (28-41-2, 2 TD)2011Passing TDs5, Matt Leinart, USC vs. Oklahoma2005Receptions11, Kellen Winslow Jr., Miami vs. Ohio State (122 yards, 1 TD)2003Receiving yards (tie)199, Peerless Price, Tennessee vs. Florida State (4 rec., 1 TD)1999Receiving yards (tie)199, Andre Johnson, Miami vs. Nebraska (7 rec., 2 TD)2002Receiving TDs3, Steve Smith, USC vs. Oklahoma2005Field goals5, Jeremy Shelley, Alabama vs. LSU2012Tackles18, James Laurinaitis, Ohio State vs. LSU2008Sacks3, Derrick Harvey, Florida vs. Ohio State2007Interceptions2, Sean Taylor, Miami vs. Ohio State2003Long PlaysPerformance, Team vs. OpponentYearTouchdown run65, Chris "Beanie" Wells, Ohio State vs. LSU2008Touchdown pass79, Tee Martin to Peerless Price, Tennessee vs. Florida State1999Kickoff return100, Levante
  5. 5. "Kermit" Whitfield, Florida State vs. Auburn (TD)2014Punt return71, DeJuan Groce, Nebraska vs. Miami (TD)2002Interception return54, Dwayne Goodrich, Tennessee vs. Florida State (TD)1999Punt63, A.J. Trapasso, Ohio State vs. LSU2008Field goal46, David Pino, Texas vs. USC2006Pass81, Darron Thomas to Jeff Maehl, Oregon vs. Auburn2011 Heisman Trophy winners in BCS title games[edit]SeasonPlayerSchoolResultStatsNotes2000Chris WeinkeFlorida StateL51-25-2 274, 0 TD; 4-7 rush2001Eric CrouchNebraskaL15-5-1 62, 0 TD; 22-114 rush2003Jason WhiteOklahomaL37-13-2, 102, 0 TD; 7-(-46) rush2004Matt LeinhartUSCW35-18-0 332, 5 TD; 2-(-11) rush2005Reggie BushUSCL13-82 1 TD; 6-95, 0 TD recHeisman later vacated2006Troy SmithOhio StateL14-4-1, 35, 0 TD; 10-(-29) rush2008Sam BradfordOklahomaL4126-2, 256, 2 TD; 2-(-18) rush2009Mark IngramAlabamaW22-116, 2 TD2010Cam NewtonAuburnW3420-1, 265, 2 TD; 22-64 rush2013Jameis WinstonFlorida StateW35-20-0, 237, 2 TD; 11-26 rush Criticisms and controversy[edit]Main articles: College football playoff debate and BCS controversies Critics of the current BCS championship argue against the internal validity of the current BCS National Championship, which is awarded to the winner of a single postseason game, the BCS National Championship game. Critics lament that the participants in this game are decided based upon polls, computers, popularity and biases, and not by previous on-field competition as is this the case in other major sports and every other level of college football, which employ playoff format championships. Often, the BCS system leads to controversies in which multiple teams finish seasons with equal records, and voters must distinguish the worthiness of their participation in the BCS National Championship game with no set formal criteria or standards. The end of the 2010 season is one of the best examples of this. Without providing any objective criteria for evaluation of these teams, the BCS also forces voters to impose their own standards and tiebreakers. Critics note that the system inherently fosters selection bias, and therefore, lacks both internal validity and consistency of data and external validity.[2] Controversies concerning inclusion in the BCS National Championship Game are numerous. In 2001, for example, Oregon, second ranked in the AP poll, was bypassed in favor of Nebraska despite Nebraska's loss in its final regular season game to the University of Colorado in a blowout with a score of 62-36. In 2003, USC was not included in the BCS Championship Game, but beat Michigan in the Rose Bowl and ended up #1 in the Associated Press final poll. The following season, in 2004, undefeated Auburn University, Boise State University and University of Utah teams were left out of the National Championship Game (the FedEx Orange Bowl), although those teams were undefeated as well. In 2008, the University of Utah was excluded from the BCS championship for a second time despite being the only undefeated Division I-A team at the end of the season and finished second behind 13"1 Florida. In 2009, five schools finished the regular season undefeated: Alabama, Texas, Cincinnati, Texas Christian University, and Boise State; however, the BCS selected traditional powers Alabama and Texas to participate in the BCS National Championship Game as they were the top two teams in the BCS rankings. In 2010, three teams, Oregon, Auburn and TCU all finished with undefeated records. While TCU statistically led the other two teams in all three major areas,[3] having been ranked 1st in defense, 14th in offense [4] and 13th in special teams [5] the teams from the two automatic qualifying conferences, Oregon (PAC-12) and Auburn (SEC), were selected over the Horned Frogs for the 2011 National Championship game. Many voters cited TCU's membership in the non-automatic qualifying Mountain West Conference, which is perceived as having a weaker overall schedule, as one significant reason for their exclusion, despite TCU's undefeated record in 2010 and also having won all their 2009 regular season games as well, with their only loss coming in the 2010 Fiesta Bowl.[6] Adding to the controversy were comments made by the president of Ohio State University, Dr. Gordon Gee, whose statement that teams that played "the little sisters of the poor" instead of the "murderer's row" of the automatic qualifier conference teams did not deserve any National Championship game consideration. Dr. Gee issued a statement of retraction and apology after TCU
  6. 6. defeated Wisconsin in the 2011 Rose Bowl, Wisconsin having previously defeated Ohio State convincingly during the regular season. Many critics of the Bowl Championship Series favor a larger championship tournament with eight to sixteen teams, similar to that administered by the NCAA for its Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS), Division II, and Division III football championships. Others favor adopting the incremental step of adding a single post-bowl championship game between the winners of two BCS games among the top four ranked teams in the BCS standings, the so-called "plus one" option. The SEC and ACC conferences have recently pushed for some form of playoff system. On June 24, 2009, the BCS presidential oversight committee rejected the Mountain West Conference's proposed eightteam playoff plan.[7] In 2009, the NCAA ruled that former USC running back Reggie Bush was retroactively ineligible for the 2004 BCS National Championship Game, the 2005 Orange Bowl vs. Oklahoma, for receiving various illegal benefits. In May 2011, the NCAA rejected all appeals of USC's penalties, which included Bush's ineligibility and a two-year bowl ban. On June 6, 2011, the University of Southern California became the first school to lose a Bowl Championship Series National Championship due to NCAA sanctions, as the BCS President's Oversight Committee stripped USC of the 2004 title. As a result, there is no 2004 champion. In addition, the BCS also nullified USC's participation in the 2006 Rose Bowl. (See attributions 1 and 2.) Future[edit] During 2012, the BCS actively considered changes to the format that would begin with the 2014 football season that would extend the season by one game by either establishing a four-school semifinal round that would determine the participants in the National Championship Game or by selecting the participants in the National Championship Game after the season's bowl games have been completed.[8] On June 26, 2012, the BCS Presidential Oversight Committee approved a fourschool playoff format, in which the participants will be determined by a selection committee. The semifinals will be played in existing bowl games on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. The final will be played approximately six to ten days later at a neutral site, selected through a competitive bidding process. [9] The new format, known as the College Football Playoff will be in effect from the 2014-15 college football season through the 2025-26 season. It was announced on January 8, 2013, that the first College Football Playoff semifinals games will be held on January 1, 2015 in Pasadena, CA (Rose Bowl), and New Orleans, LA (Sugar Bowl). The following semifinals host rotation order was announced: Year 1 - Rose and Sugar; Year 2 - Orange and Cotton; Year 3 - Fiesta and Chick-fil-A. The first College Football Playoff Championship Game will be on Monday night, January 12, 2015.[10] Media coverage[edit] Television[edit] From 1999 through 2006, ABC broadcast eight BCS National Championship Games pursuant to broadcasting rights negotiated with the BCS and the Rose Bowl, whose rights were offered separately. Beginning with the 2006"07 season, FOX obtained the BCS package, consisting of the Orange Bowl, Fiesta Bowl, Sugar Bowl, and the BCS National Championship Games hosted by these bowls, with ABC retaining the rights to the Rose Bowl and BCS National Championship Games hosted by the Rose Bowl (such as the 2010 edition) On November 18, 2008, the BCS announced that ESPN had won the television rights to the BCS
  7. 7. National Championship Game (as well as the other four BCS bowls) for 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014.[11] YearNetwork(s)BowlPlay-by-play announcerColor analyst(s)Sideline reporter(s)Studio host(s)Studio analyst(s)TV Rating[12]1999ABCFiesta BowlKeith JacksonBob GrieseLynn SwannJohn SaundersTodd Blackledge17.22000ABCSugar BowlBrent MusburgerGary DanielsonLynn Swann and Jack AruteJohn SaundersTerry Bowden17.52001ABCOrange BowlBrad NesslerBob GrieseLynn Swann and Jack AruteJohn SaundersTerry Bowden17.82002ABCRose BowlKeith JacksonTim BrantLynn Swann and Todd HarrisJohn SaundersTerry Bowden13.92003ABCFiesta BowlKeith JacksonDan FoutsLynn Swann and Todd HarrisJohn SaundersTerry Bowden17.22004ABCSugar BowlBrent MusburgerGary DanielsonLynn Swann and Jack AruteJohn SaundersTerry Bowden and Craig James14.52005ABCOrange BowlBrad NesslerBob GrieseLynn Swann and Todd HarrisJohn SaundersCraig James and Aaron Taylor13.72006ABCRose BowlKeith JacksonDan FoutsTodd Harris and Holly RoweJohn SaundersCraig James and Aaron Taylor21.72007FOX2007 BCS National Championship GameThom BrennamanBarry Alvarez and Charles DavisChris MyersChris RoseEddie George, Emmitt Smith and Jimmy Johnson17.42008FOX2008 BCS National Championship GameThom BrennamanCharles DavisChris MyersChris RoseEddie George, Urban Meyer and Jimmy Johnson17.42009FOX2009 BCS National Championship GameThom BrennamanCharles DavisChris MyersChris RoseEddie George, Barry Switzer and Jimmy Johnson15.82010ABC2010 BCS National Championship GameBrent MusburgerKirk HerbstreitLisa Salters and Tom RinaldiChris Fowler and Rece DavisLee Corso, Desmond Howard, Pete Carroll, Lou Holtz and Mark May17.22011ESPN ESPN 3D2011 BCS National Championship GameBrent MusburgerKirk HerbstreitErin Andrews and Tom RinaldiChris FowlerDesmond Howard, Urban Meyer and Nick Saban16.12012ESPN2012 BCS National Championship GameBrent MusburgerKirk HerbstreitErin Andrews and Tom RinaldiChris FowlerLee Corso, Gene Chizik and Chip Kelly14.02013ESPN2013 BCS National Championship GameBrent MusburgerKirk HerbstreitHeather Cox and Tom RinaldiChris FowlerUrban Meyer and Desmond Howard17.52014ESPN2014 BCS National Championship GameBrent MusburgerKirk HerbstreitHeather Cox and Tom RinaldiChris FowlerLee Corso, Nick Saban and Desmond Howard15.7 [1] Spanish[edit] As part of ESPN's exclusive contract with the BCS, ESPN Deportes provided the first Spanish U.S. telecast of the BCS National Championship Game in 2012. Radio[edit] Since 1999, the BCS National Championship Game has been broadcast on ESPN Radio. YearNetworkPlay-by-play announcerColor analyst(s)Sideline Reporter1999ESPN RadioRon FranklinMike GottfriedAdrian Karsten2000ESPN RadioRon FranklinMike GottfriedAdrian Karsten2001ESPN RadioRon FranklinMike GottfriedAdrian Karsten2002ESPN RadioRon FranklinMike GottfriedAdrian Karsten2003ESPN RadioRon FranklinMike GottfriedAdrian Karsten2004ESPN RadioRon FranklinMike GottfriedAdrian Karsten2005ESPN RadioRon FranklinMike GottfriedErin Andrews2006ESPN RadioRon FranklinBob DavieDave Ryan2007ESPN RadioBrent MusburgerBob Davie and Todd BlackledgeLisa Salters2008ESPN RadioBrent MusburgerKirk HerbstreitLisa Salters2009ESPN RadioBrent MusburgerKirk HerbstreitLisa Salters2010ESPN RadioMike TiricoJon Gruden and Todd BlackledgeWendi Nix2011ESPN RadioMike TiricoJon GrudenJoe Schad2012ESPN RadioMike TiricoTodd BlackledgeHolly Rowe2013ESPN RadioMike TiricoTodd BlackledgeHolly Rowe and Joe Schad2014ESPN RadioMike TiricoTodd BlackledgeHolly Rowe and Joe Schad Related national championship selections[edit]See also: College football national championships in NCAA Division I FBS Since there is no NCAA Division I FBS playoff, the BCS National Championship game is one of several national championship selection processes in existence.
  8. 8. The American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) participate in a weekly Coaches' Poll published by USA Today; for its final poll of the season, the AFCA is contractually bound to select the BCS National Champion as the national champion[13] Thus, the winner of the game is awarded the AFCA National Championship Trophy in a postgame ceremony. The BCS National Champion is also automatically awarded the National Football Foundation's MacArthur Trophy.[14] The Associated Press and the Football Writers Association of America are independent and may award their national championship trophies to a school other than the BCS National Championship Game winner. References[edit]^ http://www.collegefootballpoll.com/bowl_games_bowl_schedule.html^ Eight-team playoff would be ideal for college football " columnist " ESPN. Sports.espn.go.com (May 20, 2008). Retrieved on 2010-11-21.^ http://www.footballoutsiders.com/stats/feist2010^ FEI Offensive Rankings By Team, FBS, 2010 http://www.footballoutsiders.com/stats/feist2010^ FEI Special Teams Rankings By Team, FBS, 2010 http://www.footballoutsiders.com/stats/feist2010^ TCU lost the highly controversial 2010 Fiesta Bowl to Boise State, in which two non-AQ teams were paired against each other to avoid the possibility of two AQ teams losing to "BCS Busters"^ College football: BCS presidents reject playoff plan, Los Angeles Times, June 25, 2009^ http://www.forbes.com/sites/mikeozanian/2012/05/29/bcs-playoff-tv-deal-worth-at-least-3-billion/^ http://www.usatoday.com/sports/college/football/story/2012-06-26/bcs-major-college-football-playoffapproved/55845112/1^ Dates for playoff games announced, BCSfootball.com, January 8, 2013^ ESPN, BCS agree to four-year deal for television, radio, digital rights^ bcsfootball.org " TV Ratings^ O'Toole, Thomas. (January 14, 2009) Role of coaches' poll in BCS under review. Usatoday.Com. Retrieved on 2010-11-21.^ MacArthur Trophy at the National Football Foundation External links[edit]Official websitevteBCS National Championship GameHistoryUniversity of Phoenix StadiumMercedes-Benz SuperdomeSun Life StadiumRose BowlBCSBroadcastersTie-insBCS #1BCS #2Rotating bowl19992000200120022003200420052006Game20072008200920102011201220132014AFCA National Championship TrophyvteBowl Championship SeriesConferencesACCAmerican (formerly the East"West Shrine GameNFLPA Collegiate BowlSenior BowlTexas vs The Nation http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BCS_National_Championship_Game

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