Florida versus Florida St. Michigan against Ohio St. Bears against Cardinal. These are some of the greatest rivalries in college football. And while it’s easy to see who’s won the individual games, fans must rely on the mysteries of the BCS rankings to find out which team has been named the national champion.
For example, last year Boise State, Florida, Oklahoma, Penn State, Texas, USC, Texas Tech, Alabama, and Utah all had either one or no losses after the 2008 regular season. Florida and Oklahoma were — in some people’s opinions — arbitrarily selected to play in the 2009 BCS title game.