Tale of the Tape: BCS vs. Monopoly

Tale of the Tape
SI.com's Cory McCartney sizes up Monopoly and a entity that's being branded one.
Founded In
1998 1904
Pay Day
$18 million to each BCS conference $200 as you pass "Go"
Winner Gets
AFCA national championship trophy Play money
Orrin Hatch Anti-Monopoly
Most Popular Playing Piece
USC (record six BCS wins) Scottie dog
Get(s) Out Of
Giving every team a shot at the title Jail free card
Major Beef
It's not a playoff Takes three hours to play
Auburn, 2004 "Marvin" Gardens
BCS coordinator John Swofford Rich Uncle Pennybags

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