College Football Rankings: 5 Ways to Fix the BCS

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College Football Rankings: 5 Ways to Fix the BCS

Every year, ESPN gets to use about two to three full weeks of programming just on the problems with the Bowl Championship Series (BCS). I'm sure they love it, seeing as how they have 8,760 hours to fill annually with sports programming, and as I read Those Guys Have All the Fun: Inside the World of ESPN, my opinion has only grown stronger in that regard.

But what about the fans? What do we think about the BCS?

I wish tests had questions like these. The simple answer is that we hate the way it uses historic rankings to produce future rankings. We despise the way the "computers" seem to always throw a wrench in things. It's just not a good system.

So if we're stuck with this thing called the BCS, what are some ways to fix it? In order from least invasive to most, here are my five solutions to fix the BCS. 

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