Texas lawmaker wants college football playoffs
WASHINGTON -- President-elect Barack Obama and Texas congressman Joe Barton don't have much in common, but they do agree on one thing: the Bowl Championship Series must go.
Just hours before the national title game between top-ranked Florida (12-1) and No. 2 Oklahoma (12-1) in Miami, Barton proposed legislation to replace the BCS with a playoff system.
After all, several schools -- including Barton's home-state Texas Longhorns (12-1) -- believe their teams are the rightful champions.
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