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 seasons would have played out with such a system in place, so we've collected the top four teams from 2000 to 2006 (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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2006's playoff?

BCS Champion: Florida
No. 1 Ohio State (12-0) vs. No. 4 LSU (10-2)
No. 2 Florida (11-1) vs. No. 3 Michigan (11-1)

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2005's playoff?

BCS Champion: Texas
No. 1 USC (12-0) vs. No. 4 Ohio State (9-2)
No. 2 Texas (12-0) vs. No. 3 Penn State (10-1)

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2004's playoff?

BCS Champion: USC
No. 1 USC (11-0) vs. No. 4 Texas (10-1)
No. 2 Oklahoma (12-0) vs. No. 3 Auburn (12-0)

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2003's playoff?

BCS Champion: LSU
No. 1 Oklahoma (12-1) vs. No. 4 Michigan (10-2)
No. 2 LSU (12-1) vs. No. 3 USC (11-1)

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2002's playoff?

BCS Champion: Ohio State
No. 1 Miami (12-0) vs. No. 4 USC (10-2)
No. 2 Ohio State (13-0) vs. No. 3 Georgia (12-1)

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2001's playoff?

BCS Champion: Miami
No. 1 Miami (11-0) vs. No. 4 Oregon (10-1)
No. 2 Nebraska (11-1) vs. No. 3 Colorado (10-2)

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2000's playoff?

BCS Champion: Oklahoma
No. 1 Oklahoma (12-0) vs. No. 4 Wash. (10-1)
No. 2 Florida State (10-1) vs. No. 3 Miami (10-1)

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