2012 Games Prove College Football Fans Won't Miss the BCS

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2012 Games Prove College Football Fans Won't Miss the BCS
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If you’re wondering what the upside is to the 2012 college football season being over, how about the fact that the 2013 season is the final stanza for the current BCS scheme?

Yes, in a mere 12 months we’ll finally bid farewell to the BCS that came into power in 1998 and welcome the era of the BCS playoff.

Sure, the new mini-playoff plan isn’t exactly “Eureka!”-worthy but surely it’s a step in the right direction in terms of how to determine a true national champion.

As a public service intended to keep everybody on the same page the following slideshow presents 10 games from the 2012 college football season that remind us why we won’t miss the BCS in its present form.

This collection of contests come from different points in the season and from across the nation but they all share a common bond: given the same outcome they would have had a different impact on the campaign without the BCS system.

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