Yeah, at some level, it's inherently ridiculous:
Although I love college football enormously, one of the things I most love about college basketball is that Hoosiers can still conceivably happen. In college football as it exists today, a non-BCS school could have a team that could spot the Green Bay Packers seven points a half, but barring extraordinary circumstances, they won't get a chance at the big prize.Q: Why can't we be in the national championship game? We're undefeated.
A: Because you didn't play a strong enough schedule.
Q: Okay. Will you schedule us out of conference?
Q: So then what?
A: To have a strong enough schedule, you pretty much have to be in one of the BCS conferences.
Q: Okay. Can we be in your conference?