The real truth of college football is that history is sometimes forgotten, particularly when next season is right around the corner. Say, seven months from now. But I thought it would be fun to look at the truth about the BCS and how easy it is to get into a BCS game, that is unless you play in the SEC. If you are the SEC champion, you have a thirty percent chance of getting to the National Championship Game, otherwise it's the Sugar Bowl and no other SEC team gets a chance at playing in a BCS game. If you win 10 games and aren't in the top 5 or 6 and didn't win the conference, you will be in Florida and it won't be Miami.
Let's see which teams got into a BCS or Bowl Alliance game (as it was called), and where they were ranked at the time.
1992-Arizona (#22), Baylor (unranked), Colorado (#10), Nebraska (#11)
1993-Arizona (#16), Texas Tech (unranked)
1994-Notre Dame (unranked), Oregon (#12), Texas (unranked), USC (#21)
1995-Virginia Tech (#13)
1996-Texas (#20), Virginia Tech (#10)
2000-Notre Dame (#11)
2003-Kansas State (#10)
2006-Notre Dame (#11)
Trivia: Did you know that Notre Dame was invited to the 1995 Fiesta Bowl with a 6-4-1 record?
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