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Roy Kramer to be Honored at BCS Game

Updated: January 6, 2014, 5:47 PM ET
Bowl Championship Series -- January 6, 2014

In a special pregame ceremony at tonight's 16th and final BCS Championship Game, Bill Hancock, Executive Director of the Bowl Championship Series, will commemorate Roy Kramer's vision for a definitive national championship game and his service to college football.

In 1997, Kramer, while serving as commissioner of Southeastern Conference, joined others who recognized the significant benefits of a matchup between the No. 1 and No. 2 teams at the end of the season. The first BCS game, which ...

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