Debating the BCS is easy.
Finding decent bowls outside the big five? There's a challenge.
When bowl season rolls around, the matchups get exciting and the football gets crazy. Not that this season has been anything else thus far.
Without a playoff system, bowl games will continue to flourish, and the teams playing in them will continue to lose money.
Nonetheless, Christmas vacation will be spent watching these 35 games with nothing else on the mind other than wondering if Santa Claus will bring a BCS title back to Alabama for a third consecutive season.
This is the first in a 12-part series.