Posted July 06, 2012

BCS to be named NCS?

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The Alabama Crimson Tide, the 2012 NCS….or BCS Champions. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

First it was The Bowl Alliance, then the Bowl Championship Series, and coming soon the National Championship Series?

Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby told the San Antonio-Express News that the Big 12 Conference is stable and new members TCU and West Virginia bring winning traditions with them. He also had a name for the new four-team playoff which will start in 2014 and decide a real national champion on the field.

“We’re going to capture back New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. College football will be preeminent on those two days with six great football games,” Bowlsby said. “I’m very excited about what has happened with the BCS, which will be probably known as the national championship series going forward.”

The championship game will rotate among neutral sites. The semifinals will be played on New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day, and the national title game will be played on “Championship Monday,” or the first Monday in January that is six or more days after the final semifinal game is played.