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Who created the BCS?
If you would have told me when we first got the call from [BCS creator] Roy Kramer in 1998 that it would have lasted 16 years, I would have fallen over in shock.”
When was the BCS created?
BCS National Championship Game/First event date
Who created the Sugar Bowl?
James M. Thomson
The first Sugar Bowl was played in 1935, eight years after it had been conceived by Col. James M. Thomson, publisher of the New Orleans Item, and by Fred J. Digby, a columnist for that newspaper.
Why did they get rid of the BCS?
The cause of death included several factors: lower television ratings for bowl games, undesirable matchups, the Fiesta Bowl scandal and the title game rematch in 2012 between Alabama and Louisiana State. But mostly, the B.C.S. died because of money. More was available in a playoff.
What does BCS stand for?
|BCS||Bachelor of Computer Science|
|BCS||Breast Cancer Surveillance|
|BCS||Business Classification Scheme (various locations)|
|BCS||Biopharmaceutics Classification System|
Who won the BCS?
The University of Tennessee would win the first ever BCS championship with a 23-16 wins over Florida State. This season’s matchup between LSU and Alabama will mark the 8th time that an SEC team has won the BCS championship game in the 13 year history.
Where is the Cotton Bowl?
AT Stadium2019, 2018, 2017.
The Cotton Bowl Stadium2005, 2004, 2003.
Cotton Bowl Classic/Event locations
When did BCS end?
In the 2014 season, the BCS was discontinued and replaced by the College Football Playoff, which organizes a four-team playoff and national championship game.
How was the national championship decided before the BCS?
Before the BCS, polls in which coaches and/or sportswriters voted, such as the AP, UPI, and USA Today polls, awarded championships. This led to seasons in which two or even more teams could claim to have won the national championship. Traditionally, each top team played a single postseason bowl game per season.