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Florida's win exposes BCS flaws

Updated: December 3, 2006, 12:23 AM ET
ATLANTA -- The confetti was falling and Florida football players were gallivanting around the turf at the Georgia Dome, wielding gigantic SEC cardboard signs in celebration of the school's first conference championship in six years.

And off to the side was Florida president Bernie Machen, a man smart enough to realize that finishing 12-1 in the best conference in America does not guarantee a spot in the BCS national championship game in Glendale, Ariz.

Machen is a man -- a powerful man -- who will help spearhead the charge for a playoff.

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