One of the best aspects of a two-team championship system like college football’s is when there are two clear-cut title-worthy teams, especially if they’re both undefeated. And indeed, we have a scenario just like that this year, with Notre Dame and Ohio State running the table.
Of course, Ohio State is out of the running for the BCS Championship or anything else thanks to NCAA sanctions, so Notre Dame is going to be facing whoever wins the SEC Championship between Alabama and Georgia. And to be clear: Whoever wins that game will be a deserving participant in the BCS Championship and will have accomplished a great season without running afoul of the NCAA (as far as we know).
But come on. If Ohio State were eligible to win the Big Ten Championship and could win the rematch against Nebraska in the conference title game, there’d be absolutely no doubt that it would be Notre Dame and Ohio State facing each other in Miami for the national championship. None.
So let’s think about that. Who…
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