Barton Wants NCAA to Dump the BCS

North Texas Congressman proposes playoff system.

Texas Congressman Joe Barton wants the Bowl Championship Series dropped.

On Thursday, the Ennis Republican proposed legislation to replace the BCS with a playoff system.

The move came just hours before top-ranked Florida (13-1) won its second BCS championship by beating No. 2 Oklahoma (12-2) in Miami.

Several schools -- including the Texas Longhorns (12-1) -- believe their teams are the rightful champions.

Barton is the top Republican on the House Energy and Commerce Committee and argues calling the game a national championship is "patently deceptive."

His legislation would prevent the NCAA from doing so unless the game culminates from a playoff system.

The BCS features a championship game between the two top teams in the BCS standings, based on two human polls and six computer ratings.


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