The BCS system is going away after this season, a move many seem to be greeting with a certain amount of glee. Though responsible for some exciting matchups over the years, the BCS has had its share of screwups and inexplicable decisions. Which was the worst?

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BCS's worst moments

1999 Kansas State

1999 Kansas State

Despite being ranked No. 3 and losing only one game, No. 3 Kansas State was inexplicably left out of the BCS bowls in 1999.

2002 Rose Bowl

2002 Rose Bowl

Nebraska lost the last game of the 2001 regular season in grand fashion, but were matched up against Miami in the BCS National Championship regardless. They lost 37-14.

2003 Fiesta Bowl

2003 Fiesta Bowl

Ohio State trailed in the first overtime and appeared to lose on a fourth-and-3 incompletion. But officials gave the Buckeyes a late pass interference, and they went on to beat Miami.

2004 Sugar Bowl

2004 Sugar Bowl

Despite being the No. 1-ranked team in the nation, USC found itself out of the BCS National Championship as the computers chose LSU and Oklahoma instead.

2005 Orange Bowl

2005 Orange Bowl

Bowl games are supposed to match teams evenly, but USC's 55-19 throttling of Oklahoma was anything but.

2005 Fiesta Bowl

2005 Fiesta Bowl

Despite three losses, Pittsburgh made the 2005 Fiesta Bowl by winning the Big East. Pitt lost 35-7 to undefeated Utah.

2007 Missouri

2007 Missouri

After being ranked No. 1, Missouri dropped to No. 6 in the standings following a close loss in the Big 12 championship game. The Tigers beat Arkansas 38-7 in the 2007 Cotton Bowl.

2010 Rose Bowl

2010 Rose Bowl

Texas might have been able to put up a fight against Alabama, but after QB Colt McCoy was injured, the Tide put the game away early.

2011 Sugar Bowl

2011 Sugar Bowl

Ohio State beat Arkansas using several players who were technically suspended, although said suspensions didn't start until the next season.

2012 Orange Bowl

2012 Orange Bowl

West Virginia's offense last season was explosive, but a 70-33 plastering of Clemson was just ridiculous.

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