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    National Title

    So...if/when OU beats Florida and should Texas win their game...




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    Re: National Title

    I think it's a rule that the winner of the BCS Championship has to be the Champion.



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    I know. ;)



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    Re: National Title

    IIRC, the NCAA doesn't officially recognize a champion in college football.



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    Re: National Title

    I am pretty sure that the AP could vote Texas their champion if they saw fit. But I imagine if oklahoma beats florida that won't be the case



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    Re: National Title

    Quote Originally Posted by cytech View Post
    I am pretty sure that the AP could vote Texas their champion if they saw fit. But I imagine if oklahoma beats florida that won't be the case
    Correct the AP can vote however they want and aren't bound by BCS. I believe this happened once in the past with a BCS national champion and an AP "co-national champion"????



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    Re: National Title

    A National Champion in D1 college football is as real as the Easter Bunny or Santa Claus.



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    Re: National Title

    Quote Originally Posted by 247cy View Post
    A National Champion in D1 college football is as real as the Easter Bunny or Santa Claus.
    So what are you trying to say?


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    Re: National Title

    Should have been OU vs Texas. I will never understand how we can have four 1-loss teams in the top 4, with OU's only loss to a top4 team, Alabama's only loss to a top4 team, Texas' only loss to a top6 team, and Florida's only loss to a unrated team, but still have Florida in the title game.



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    Re: National Title

    Quote Originally Posted by Bubbahotep View Post
    So what are you trying to say?
    uhhhh...I mean the Easter Bunny and Santa Claus and D1 college FB National Champion are all real, if you really believe.



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    Re: National Title

    And Florida lost at home, no less. That should have eliminated them.



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    Re: National Title

    If Texas would have been ahead of Oklahoma or Florida in the AP, there would be a case for a "split national champion".

    Since all Texas can do is beat the pants of of Ohio State (who nobody thinks is all that good this year), the winner of the Florida/Oklahoma game will almost assuredly be #1 in the AP.

    The winner of the BCS championship is automatically the BCS National Champion.

    So it's highly likely that the winner of the BCS championship will be the "undisputed" champion.

    That being said, there really is no national champion in D1A.

    I think, right now, it's between Oklahoma, Florida and USC for the best 3 teams in the nation right now.

    Over the course of the season, they all have their issues.

    I'm sorry, if Texas beats Texas Tech, they are in. If USC doesn't lose at Oregon State, they are in. If Penn State didn't blow it at Iowa, they are in.

    It's all a case-in-point for how awesome the college football regular season is.


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    Re: National Title

    Quote Originally Posted by jumbopackage View Post
    If Texas would have been ahead of Oklahoma or Florida in the AP, there would be a case for a "split national champion".

    Since all Texas can do is beat the pants of of Ohio State (who nobody thinks is all that good this year), the winner of the Florida/Oklahoma game will almost assuredly be #1 in the AP.

    The winner of the BCS championship is automatically the BCS National Champion.

    So it's highly likely that the winner of the BCS championship will be the "undisputed" champion.

    That being said, there really is no national champion in D1A.

    I think, right now, it's between Oklahoma, Florida and USC for the best 3 teams in the nation right now.

    Over the course of the season, they all have their issues.

    I'm sorry, if Texas beats Texas Tech, they are in. If USC doesn't lose at Oregon State, they are in. If Penn State didn't blow it at Iowa, they are in.

    It's all a case-in-point for how awesome the college football regular season is.
    What if all three of those things had happened?




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    Re: National Title

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFan22 View Post
    So...if/when OU beats Florida and should Texas win their game...

    Ball St is declared the winner



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    Re: National Title

    Quote Originally Posted by everyyard View Post
    Correct the AP can vote however they want and aren't bound by BCS. I believe this happened once in the past with a BCS national champion and an AP "co-national champion"????
    LSU and USC a few years ago.



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