OSU Killed the BCS, And it Might’ve Been the Catalyst to Killing the RPI, Too

In 2011, when an 11-1 Oklahoma State team that captured the Big 12 in dominant fashion was left out of the BCS National Championship game by the narrowest margin in the history of the formula, it catalyzed a review of the title-inclusion process for the sport’s most prestigious game.

Sure, moving towards a playoff format made more sense for anyone with two eyes and a heart that had any remote