What's frustrating about rooting for a team that has championship potential is that so many things beyond a team's control must be in it's favor in order for the dream to be realized. The difference between a national championship and a non-BCS bowl can literally be a couple of tipped passes, funky ball bounces, or missed referee calls, even if a team plays up to its potential. Even if you have the best talent, a team must execute and have chemistry to reach that potential. A team's schedule must also be favorable. I won't even mention injuries. So, any given season could realistically have a wide gamut of end possibilities. There is usually more than one championship-caliber team, but only one is called BCS Champion.