Originally written on College Football Universe  |  Last updated 1/4/13
Margin of points or victory in college football is a deceiving factor in determining the best teams in the nation. Only four of the last ten BCS National Champions had a higher margin of victory than their opponent coming in to the title game. However, many so-called experts blindly insist that it should be a factor that determines the best team, but there is no proof of it in recent national championship history.  Last 10 BCS National Championship Teams' MOP Averages The BCS National Champions are listed first for each season with the loser listed second. In bold are the teams that came into the title game with the higher margin of points average. Listed are the final margin of points average for that season including the championship. In 2007, Ohio State had the higher MOP average coming into the game, but not afterwards. Season, Winner, Loser2011-12, Alabama 26.6, LSU 24.42010-11, Auburn 17.1, Oregon 28.3 2009-10, Alabama 20.4, Texas 22.62008-09, Florida 30.7, Oklahoma 26.62007...
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