With the shocking loss of Alabama to Auburn, questions again arise regarding the optimization of the BCS system. One of the primary issues up for debate: should a team with one loss be eligible for the title game?
If Ohio State gets by the defensive juggernaut of Michigan State in Indianapolis, the Buckeyes absolutely deserve to head to the final BCS Championship Game of the BCS era regardless of what happens at the SEC Championship in Atlanta.
The easy question is to ask if Ohio State is better than Baylor, but the real question should ask if Michigan State is better than Oklahoma State. That is the most important question over the next few weeks, but it will not matter if Alabama and Florida State run the table to collide in Pasadena.
It feels weird to suggest that an undefeated Ohio State team could have absolutely no shot to play in the national championship game, but that is the reality staring down at the Buckeyes right now following the release of the latest BCS standings Sunday night.
Northern Illinois looks to become the second back-to-back BCS Buster in the history of the BCS, joining TCU. Fresno State, currently the top team in the BCS-busting Mountain West Conference, is looking to reach their first BCS bowl game. So, who has the best shot?
By the time Southern California coach Lane Kiffin was done talking this week, the Trojans and their fans were certain Utah State is a BCS title contender and quarterback Chuckie Keeton is a Heisman Trophy front-runner.
Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott confirms the conference is in preliminary talks with the Big 12 Conference about creating a seventh bowl game that would match a representative from one of the two conferences against the best team from a group of five conferences, including the Big East.
Despite its lopsided loss to Alabama in last January’s BCS national title game, LSU will open the 2012 season ranked No. 1 in at least one poll.
College football will finally have a playoff. Come 2014, the BCS is dead. A committee of university presidents on Tuesday approved the BCS commissioners’ plan for a four-team playoff to start in two years.
Did you watch Alabama beat LSU 21-0 to win the BCS Championship last night? If not, you weren’t alone in finding your television entertainment elsewhere.
For the first time since finishing third in 2008, the USC Trojans have ended the college football season ranked in the AP top 10, ranked sixth in the nation.
Alabama’s convincing victory in the BCS championship wasn’t enough to convince all 60 Associated Press college football poll voters that the Crimson Tide is No. 1.
Jeremy Shelley kicked five field goals and Trent Richardson broke a 34-yard touchdown run late in the fourth quarter as No. 2 Alabama beat No. 1 LSU 21-0 on Monday night — the first shutout in BCS title game history.
College football conferences will get a record take of about $170 million from this year’s bowl games, including a new high of $24.7 million for the five conferences that don’t get automatic bids to the Bowl Championship Series.
For the second straight year, TCU is unbeaten, untied — and unable to play for the national championship.