It's sure lookin' like an Oregon/Boise St NC game
(The SEC was not down last year. This year, yes. Although the final script for this season has yet to be written... Auburn going nuts the rest of the way would help things tremendously.)
I pray that we see either Boise State and/or TCU in the title game. I really hope both get in the game. Are they deserving? In my opnion neither one is deserving.
I see it as the only way to possibly get a playoff system. The big teams (big conferences) that generate big revenue might be willing to put the BCS system in its coffin. Money talks (esp. in the NCAA) and the conferences that generate big money (SEC, Big 10, Big 12, PAC 10, ACC?, Big East?) might decide a TCU-Boise game shows the system is broken.
Put TCU or Bosie State in the SEC and how many do they lose? Especially for those who think they are really in "the big time" and the SEC is so down this year. You say less than 2 losses in conference play, then I say you have drank too much of their kool-aid. Not being disrespectful nor am I a fan of the SEC (hate them!), but I am a realist.
Small market fan... always hoping, but never expecting.
How many losses would Auburn have if they were in the AFC South?
Only BCS conference teams should be in the BCS bowls.
Make a rule like that and you'll see a playoff much faster then what you have now.
At some point, the best way is just to have the teams put their shoulder pads on and that's the real shame of the BCS.
That's also why March Madness is the penultimate collegiate event IMHO.