1. BCS Years in Review: 2002, Controversy on Field Mars Perfect Ending

    Part 5 of a series: Over the next few weeks, I will be reviewing each of the 16 seasons since the Bowl Championship Series came into existence in 1998...

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  2. BCS Years in Review: 2001, Nebraska Fiasco Rocks College Football

    Part 4 of a series: Over the next few weeks, I will be reviewing each of the 16 seasons since the Bowl Championship Series came into existence in 1998...

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  3. BCS Years in Review: 2000, FSU-Miami Sows Seeds of Controversy

    Part 3 of a series: Over the next few weeks, I will be reviewing each of the 16 seasons since the Bowl Championship Series came into existence in 1998...

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  4. BCS Years in Review: 1999, FSU Ends Michael Vick's Quest for Perfection

    Part 2 of a series: Over the next few weeks, I will be reviewing each of the 16 seasons since the Bowl Championship Series came into existence in 1998...

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  5. BCS Years in Review: 1998, New Beginning for College Football

    Part 1 of a series: Beginning this week, I will review each of the 16 seasons since the Bowl Championship Series came into existence in 1998...

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  6. BCS Enters Ash Heap of History: College Football Might Miss It

    For all intents and purposes, the BCS era is over. There is still the championship game and so-called BCS bowls to be played, but as a mechanism to set up postseason play, it's already a museum piece...

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  7. BCS Era Reaches Its End, but What Would Playoff Committee Have Done?

    The Bowl Championship Series era unofficially ended Sunday night with the release of the final set of BCS standings ...

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  8. Projected BCS Rankings 2013: Final Top 25 BCS Standings Predictions

    Did the BCS work? Well, in its final season, it did. Like magic. For Auburn. The Tigers' storybook season gained steam with the " Miracle on the Plains ," when they miraculously defeated Georgia on a 4th-and-forever Hail Mary...

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  9. Michigan State Still Rose Bowl-Bound Even with Big Ten Title Game Loss?

    It's Pasadena or...Pasadena? Michigan State will potentially be in a win-win situation Saturday night in the Big Ten Championship Game against Ohio State. Win, and the Spartans claim the conference title to earn a trip to the Rose Bowl...

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  10. Alabama Dynasty in BCS Era: First Among Equals or Overhyped?

    Alabama's quest for a BCS championship three-peat in all likelihood ended on the dramatic final play of the Iron Bowl , when Chris Davis ran 109 yards to take home a missed field goal for the winning touchdown...

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  11. Ohio State Might Get Jumped by SEC Champion in BCS Standings?

    Even before the latest BCS standings were released Sunday night, this burning question lit up Twitter and talk show phone lines alike: Will a one-loss SEC champion get past Ohio ...

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  12. Projected BCS Rankings 2013: Week 15 Top 25 BCS Standings Predictions

    When Chris Davis ran back a missed Alabama field goal from under his goalposts all the way to the other end zone, he did his part to end the Crimson Tide's two-year reign as BCS champions...

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  13. Northern Illinois vs. Fresno State: Best BCS Race in 2013

    When the Week 13 BCS standings were unveiled Sunday, the biggest surprise didn't come anywhere near the top of the standings. Rather, it was the inexplicable jump by Northern Illinois (No...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 9 months ago 28,327 reads 128 comments

  14. BCS Standings: Alabama, FSU, OSU and Process of Elimination

    With just two weeks left in the 2013 college football regular season, the BCS title game matchup will be decided by a series of elimination games...

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  15. Projected BCS Rankings 2013: Week 14 Top 25 BCS Standings Predictions

    And then there are three. As another undefeated team bites the dust—this time it's Baylor getting blown out by Oklahoma State, 49-17—the BCS title game picture actually is becoming more and less clear at the same time...

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  16. BCS Era's Top 10 Late-Season Upsets of Title Contenders

    On paper, a matchup between No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Florida State looks all but inevitable at this point...

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  17. BCS Berths Could Be Decided by American, ACC and Pac-12 Tiebreakers

    If it's late November, it must be that time of the year. 'Tis the season of tiebreakers. With three weeks remaining in the regular season (two in conferences not holding title ...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 10 months ago 4,262 reads 5 comments

  18. Ohio State Stays Ahead of Baylor in BCS Standings, but Will It Last?

    What does a lead of .0013 in the average score of the BCS standings mean? That's the margin by which Ohio State has kept the No. 3 spot over Baylor in the latest BCS standings —defying our projections , but just barely...

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  19. Projected BCS Rankings 2013: Week 13 Top 25 BCS Standings Predictions

    Ohio State's quest for a shot at the BCS title just got a little more difficult. After a lackluster victory over lowly Illinois, in which the Buckeyes led by just 12 at one ...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 10 months ago 146,325 reads 768 comments

  20. Top 10 BCS Impact Games for Rest of College Football Season

    Only four weeks are left in college football's BCS era. While an Alabama-Florida State BCS championship game is looking increasingly inevitable, strange things could still happen to derail this now much-anticipated matchup...

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  21. Northern Illinois May Be Doomed by Voter Bias in Bid for BCS Bowl

    Are the voters in college football still holding last season's Orange Bowl against Northern Illinois? That certainly appears to be the case...

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  22. BCS Rankings 2013: Ohio State, Baylor, Stanford ... Who Will Be No. 3?

    The race is on ... for No. 3. After Oregon's loss to Stanford last Thursday, the ranks of college football's major unbeatens shrunk to just four. Alabama and Florida State have a stranglehold on the top two spots in the latest BCS standings ...

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  23. Projected BCS Rankings 2013: Week 12 Top 25 BCS Standings Predictions

    It certainly looks like Alabama-Florida State now. After Stanford's stunning upset (more in scope than the act) of Oregon on Thursday night, the BCS picture began to emerge with some clarity...

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  24. BCS Landscape Changes with Stanford Win over Oregon, Baylor over Oklahoma

    For the third time in five years, Stanford stunned an Oregon team with legitimate national championship aspirations. For the second consecutive year, the Cardinal might have knocked the Ducks out of a Rose Bowl berth as well...

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  25. Ohio State Runs Up Huge Scores, but Do They Help BCS Cause?

    In the last two weeks, Ohio State has outscored its two hapless Big Ten opponents, 119-14. Did that improve its prospects of landing in the BCS Championship Game? In a word: No...

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