The BCS four-team playoff plan will run from 2014 through 2025, no doubt changing the face of college football for good. We can't help but wonder how the past few years would have played out with such a system in place, so we've collected the top four teams from 2007 to 2011 (based on end-of-regular-season records and rankings) and matched them up under the new system. Would the champions have stayed the same?

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2011's playoff?

Champion: Alabama
No. 1 LSU (13-0) vs. No. 4 Stanford(11-1)
No. 2 Alabama (11-1) vs. No. 3 Ok. St. (11-1)

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Which team would have won a 2011 four-team playoff?

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    24%
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    48%
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    19%
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    9%

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2010's playoff?

Champion: Auburn
No. 1 Auburn (13-0) vs. No. 4 Wisconsin (11-1)
No. 2 Oregon (12-0) vs. No. 3 TCU (12-0)

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Which team would have won a 2010 four-team playoff?

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    52%
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    24%
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    17%
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    7%

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2009's playoff?

Champion: Alabama
No. 1 Alabama (13-0) vs. No. 4 Cincinnati (12-0)
No. 2 Texas (13-0) vs. No. 3 TCU (12-0)

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Which team would have won a 2009 four-team playoff?

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    59%
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    25%
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    4%
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    12%

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2008's playoff?

Champion: Florida
No. 1 Florida (12-1) vs. No. 4 Alabama (12-1)
No. 2 Oklahoma (12-1) vs. No. 3 Texas (11-1)

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Which team would have won a 2008 four-team playoff?

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    53%
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    20%
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    16%
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    11%

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2007's playoff?

Champion: LSU
No. 1 Ohio St. (11-1) vs. No. 4 Georgia (10-2)
No. 2 LSU (11-2) vs. No. 3 Oklahoma (11-2)

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Which team would have won a 2007 four-team playoff?

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    32%
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    40%
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    18%
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    10%

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