So the year ended and Auburn was crowned the national champions of college football after beating Oregon 22-19 in what was the first real championship game the BCS has put together in five years since Texas beat USC in the Rose Bowl.
The underlying problem is that we as fans are still left wondering what could have been since there was yet another undefeated team in TCU, who by the way beat the Big 10 champion (second-strongest conference last year) Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl.
Look, one of the things that make college football so great year-round are these "what if" scenarios that fans continually argue about during the offseason—with all roads leading back to a playoff system to decide a winner to these arguments.
Are "what if" scenarios from years past driving you crazy?
Let's look at a few of the problems and explore a few easy solutions to this paper championship.