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Want to learn about the colleges and universities that play college football? You've come to the right place. This category offers quick, comprehensive histories of some of college football's most successful programs, as well as previews of some of the top teams for 2008.
  1. 2008 Team Previews (4)
  2. 2012 Team Previews (9)
  3. Recruiting Recaps (2)

Winningest College Football Programs of the 2000s
Who was college footballs "team of the decade" for the 2000s? If youre looking at winning percentage alone, then the answer to that question is Boise State.

2012 College Football Preseason Top 25
Readers share their opinions on the Top 10 teams in college football heading into the 2011 season.

Winningest College Football Programs of the 1990s
It was the last true dynasty in college football: Florida State in the 1990s. Coach Bobby Bowden’s Seminoles were the unquestioned kings of college football that decade, dominating the ACC, claiming two national championships and posting a better winning percentage (.890) than any other team in the nation.

Winningest College Football Programs of the 1980s
It is often said that the Miami Hurricanes owned college football in the 1980s. But here’s the thing: The ‘Canes weren’t the winnignest team of the decade. No, instead, that honor goes to the Nebraska Cornhuskers.

Winningest College Football Programs of the 1970s
College football in the 1970s was dominated by the bluebloods. From Oklahoma and Nebraska in the Big 8 to Ohio State and Michigan in the Big Ten, Southern Cal out West and Penn State out East, the 1970s was an era of dominance for the game's traditional powers.

Winningest College Football Programs of the 1960s
The 1960s marked the start of a golden era at Alabama. Under the leadership of the legendary Bear Bryant, who arrived in Tuscaloosa in 1958, the Crimson Tide enjoyed a dominant decade in the SEC.

2010 Preseason College Football Rankings
As we look into the college football crystal ball for 2010, just two teams stand out as potential preseason No. 1’s: The defending national champion Alabama Crimson Tide, and defending Fiesta Bowl champion Boise State Broncos.

Winningest College Football Programs of the 1950s
To say Oklahoma dominated college football in the 1950s would be an understatement. Because in reality, no other program in the nation was even anywhere near as good as the Sooners were during their remarkable run from 1950-1959.

2010 College Football Spring Games
The complete schedule of spring college football games being played at Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) schools in 2010.

College Football 2012 Preseason Top 10
Readers share their opinions on the Top 10 teams in college football heading into the 2010 season.

College Football Preseason Top 10
Readers share their opinions on the Top 10 teams in college football heading into the 2009 season.

Ten Biggest Questions for College Football in 2009
What are the biggest questions in college football for the 2009 season? Find out here.

2009 Spring Football Games
The following is a comprehensive schedule of the spring football games being hosted by Division I programs in 2009.

The About.com College Football Top 25
Each week, About.com college football writer Tim Hyland ranks the nation's top teams, from 1 to 25. The rankings are updated each Monday morning.

Top 10 Winningest College Football Programs
They are the elite of the elite -- the 10 winningest college football programs of all time. Here, we list the Top 10 programs in college football history, ranked by total wins through the 2007 season.

Ohio State's SEC Struggles
Ohio State is one of the proudest and most successful programs in college football. The Buckeyes just have one flaw: They're winless against the SEC in bowl games.

Program history: Alabama Crimson Tide
The Alabama Crimson Tide are the South's most successful college football program. Find out why here.

Notre Dame Fighting Irish
No college football program is more loved -- and more hated -- than Notre Dame. They are, simply, the New York Yankees of college football.

Michigan Wolverines
The winningest program in college football history isn't Notre Dame -- it's Michigan.

Ohio State Buckeyes
With a big stadium, big tradition, and a big fan base, Ohio State is one of college football's most successful and consistent programs.

USC Trojans
Probably the most glamorous program in college football, USC boasts a tradition of national championships, Heisman winners and sun-bathed success.

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2011 Season Preview: Oregon Ducks
An outstanding 2010 season ended with something a thud for the Oregon Ducks. But the Ducks figure to challenge for the national title again in 2011.

2011 Stanford Football Preview
How will Stanford fare without head coach Jim Harbaugh? Find out here in our 2011 Stanford football preview.

2011 Oklahoma Sooners Preview
Texas is struggling. Nebraska is off to the Big Ten. So the question, of course, is simple: How in the world can Oklahoma not win the Big 12 in 2011?

2011 Preview: Ohio State Buckeyes
Looking ahead to the 2011 season, there is no more difficult team to figure out than the Ohio State Buckeyes.

2011 Preview: Alabama Crimson Tide
A dominant bowl win over Michigan State hinted at better things to come for the Alabama Crimson Tide in 2011. How much better? Find out here, in our 2011 Alabama season preview.

2011 Preview: LSU Tigers
What can LSU fans expect in 2011? Find out here, in our 2011 LSU football preview.

2011 Preview: Boise State Broncos
Boise State is the most consistent program in all of college football. And the Broncos figure to just keep on winning in 2011.

2011 Preview: South Carolina Gamecocks
2010 was a breakout season for Steve Spurrier and the South Carolina Gamecocks. Can the 'Cocks build on that success and remain a contender in 2011? Find out here, in our 2011 South Carolina preview.

2011 Preview: Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Notre Dame 2011 Football Preview - Notre Dame Football Preview 2011

2011 Preview: Missouri Tigers
After years of mediocrity, the Missouri program can now be counted to to win more than it loses, to earn decent-to-good bowl bids and to throw a scare into the big boys. But now? Well, now the Tigers have the opportunity to take the next step.

2011 Preview: Wisconsin Badgers
Let's start with this: No team in the nation will boast a better running game than Wisconsin next season.

2011 Season Preview: Nebraska Cornhuskers
There's simply no question: Adding Nebraska was a home run for Jim Delany. But how will the change affect Nebraska?

2011 Preview: TCU Horned Frogs
Can it really get any better for TCU than it got in 2010? Only time will tell.

2011 Preview: Michigan State
Will the Michigan State Spartans use their Capital One Bowl misery as motivation toward an ever bigger and better season in the new year? Or will this team return to its historic mean at the middle of the Big Ten pack?

2011 Preview: Texas A&M Aggies
An unexpectedly successful run in 2010 has raised the hopes of the Texas A&M faithful heading into 2011. With a boatload of talent returning, coach Mike Sherman appears to have a shot to not only replicate his 2010 success, but maybe even trump it.

2011 Preview: Oklahoma State
Like Missouri, Texas A&M and Texas Tech, Oklahoma State may be on the precipice of bigger things. Much bigger things, in fact.

2011 Preview: Mississippi State Bulldogs
Dan Mullen is one of the hottest names in coaching right now, and it's not hard to understand why: He's turned Mississippi State into a contender.

2011 Season Preview: Auburn Tigers
Cam Newton is gone. Nick Fairley is gone. A whole bunch of other star players from Auburn's 2010 national championship squad are gone, too. So, suffice to say, it's a rebuilding year for the Tigers.

2011 Preview: Virginia Tech Hokies
With a strong nucleus of playmakers back on both offense and defense, the Virginia Tech Hokies enter 2011 with just one major question mark: Quarterback.

2011 Preview: Florida State Seminoles
In his first season as Florida State's head coach, Jimbo Fisher went 10-4, capping a successful season with a 26-17 win over South Carolina in the Chick-fil-A Bowl. Can Fisher and Florida State improve in 2011? Find out here, in our 2011 Florida State preview.

2011 Preview: Miami Hurricanes
There is a new sense of hope down in Coral Gables. Al Golden is the reason why.

Notre Dame Football 2011 Predictions - Predictions for Notre Dame Football 2011
Is this the year that Notre Dame finally reclaims its place among the college football elite? Give your take here!

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