"The king is dead. Long live the king!"
That's what people in nations ruled by royalty are purported to exclaim when a sovereign passes away, only to be succeeded by his son/brother/nephew.
The declaration could be adapted for college football:
"The BCS is dead. Long live the BCS."
Monday night marked the expiration of the much-derided Bowl Championship Series. We've been told the system will be replaced by a much better one.