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Podcast: Saying good-bye to the BCS


This may have been the final crystal ball run, but how much is really changing in 2014? Photo: USA Today Sports

The 2013 college football season provided plenty of drama from start to finish, so it may be fitting that the season's final minutes delivered some intense moments with the championship on the line. As you know by now, Florida State snapped the SEC's winning streak in the BCS championship game, but the fall of the SEC may be a tad exaggerated.

In our first podcast of 2014, Crystal Ball Run's managing editors Kevin McGuire and Aaron Torres debate whether or not the SEC is still a clear number one in the conference power rankings overall and for the 2013 season. Listen to what we have to say and then share your thoughts with a comment below.

Among the other topics discussed in this episode…

* Florida State answers questions for BCS championship

* How are Florida State and Auburn built for the future?

* Was the BCS a success?

* Why was the BCS system criticized more than other postseason formats in sports?

* Will the College Football Playoff era be any different than the BCS era?

* Surprises, disappointments and more from the 2013 season in brief

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Kevin McGuire

About Kevin McGuire

Managing editor of Crystal Ball Run and contributor to College Football Talk on NBCSports.com. Member of the FWAA and National Football Foundation. College Football Hall of Fame voter. Also managing Bloguin's NittanyLionsDen.com and Macho-Row.com.

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