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BCS selects 'piggyback' plan as working model

The BCS announced the adoption of the piggyback as its working model on Thursday, and publicly bade farewell to any notion of more than one round of postseason play.

Originally Published: June 9, 2004
By Ivan Maisel | ESPN.com

The BCS announced the adoption of the piggyback as its working model on Thursday, and publicly bade farewell to any notion of more than one round of postseason play.

The best way to look at the new system, Big 12 Conference commissioner Kevin Weiberg said in a teleconference Thursday, is that "The fifth game is the national championship game. We really have the four traditional bowls, and then a championship game that is separate and distinct."

And rotated among the sites of the current ...

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