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Florida State-Auburn to put BCS to rest for good

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Auburn running back Corey Grant, right, runs with the ball behind wide receiver Ricardo Louis during practice on Thursday.

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NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — There will be a funeral amid the celebration after the BCS championship game on Monday night.
No. 1 Florida State or No. 2 Auburn will be the last team to hoist the $30,000 Waterford crystal football that goes to college football’s champion and has become emblematic of the Bowl Championship Series. Then the BCS will be buried in the Rose Bowl after 16 years of revolutionizing the sport — and frustrating so many of its fans and participants.
“We wouldn’t have a playoff if we didn’t have the BCS,” BCS executive director Bill Hancock ...

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