You don't need me to tell you this has been the most thrilling, unpredictable and absurd college football season ever. The season to end all seasons. The season that thoroughly mutilated the flimsy principles propping up the Bowl Championship Series. Those of us with working neurons have known as much for a long time. But let me begin by stating the obvious, with a little bit of a hedge: Most years, college football needs some sort of playoff system.