Instead of playing a semi-final at the Rose Bowl, the Ducks would have been left out of the title mix taking on the Buckeyes if we still had the BCS.
The cruelest of months for BCS Title contenders. History says expect unbeatens to fall this month.
The Florida State Seminoles have established them selves as a legitimate BCS Championship contender. The first 2013 Bowl Championship Series poll is out and FSU trails only Alabama in the rankings. Saturday nights 51-14 crushing of Clemson no doubt
Kansas State and Oregon are now on course to play for the BCS national championship.
Alabama and Florida are at the top of the season's first BCS standings, making it yet another all-SEC top two, with Oregon and Kansas State close behind the Gators.