The Case Against the BCS

Posted by Tom Davis on December-9-2009 Add Comments

I'm here to present the prosecution's case in Football Fans of America vs. The BCS .

Many arguments have been made against the BCS by my fellow prosecutors, most having to do with the fairness of it: "It's unfair to not allow undefeated teams from smaller conferences to play for a title," for example.

These arguments have merit, but the BCS has never claimed to be a fair system. All it is concerned with is producing a champion, and having that champion be the best team.

My argument is based on a desire to see a true champion. It hinges on a pair of key statements, which are as follows:

1. The best method of determining a champion is to do so on the field of play.

2. College football's schedule,...

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