Like It or Not, the BCS Era Was Good for College Football

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Like It or Not, the BCS Era Was Good for College Football
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The era of college football commonly known as the "Reign of the Lannisters," or the BCS era, is winding down to a close.

Just one more season is left of the system that most college football fans prefer to use as a curse word than as a legitimate post-season option.

Most folks prefer to hammer the BCS for it's foibles rather than discuss the positives that the system has brought to the college football universe. Just Google "BCS hater," The results are endless.

But rather than dwell on Notre Dame's contract with the BCS, a laundry list of BCS "snubs" and computers holding the fate of the world in their hands, let's take a look at the positive side of the BCS.

No really, there are some good things that came out of the BCS system other than weekend after weekend of Lou Holtz and Mark May as analysts.

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