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What are the oldest rivalries in college...
Rivalries are one of the things that make college football worth watching every fall. Here are the longest rivalries in college football for every division.
College Football's National Champions Since 1869
In the very first year college football was played, the national championship was split between two schools -- Rutgers and Princeton. Finding a true national champion has a challenge ever since. Here, we look at all of college football's national champions. There's more than you might think.
Alabama vs. Auburn: Get the Facts on the Iron...
When it comes to good old-fashioned football hatred, there may be no rivalry in college football that can match Alabama versus Auburn.
Heisman Trophy Winners by School
Which schools can claim the most Heisman Trophy winners? Find out here.
Longest Winning Streaks in College Football...
Between 1953 and 1957, the Oklahoma Sooners won a remarkable 47 straight games. More than a half century later, it remains the longest winning streak in college football history.
10 of College Football's Most Succesful Coaches
Just ten coaches have won 300 games in their college football coaching careers. And three of them are still coaching today. Here, we list the top 10 winningest coaches in the game.
Scores of Every Rose Bowl Ever Played
The Rose Bowl Game has been played in Pasadena, California since 1902. The scores of each of the Rose Bowl Games are listed here.
Top 10 Greatest Coaches in College Football...
Top 10 Best Coaches in College Football History
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.
Eddie Robinson
A profile of Eddie Robinson, longtime football coach at Grambling State University and one of the most successful coaches in college football history.
Longest Home Winning Streaks in College...
A list of the top 15 longest home winning streaks in college football history, including Miami, Alabama, and Harvard universities.
Heisman Trophy Winners - The Complete List
The Heisman Trophy has been given each year since 1935 to the “most outstanding college football player” in the country.
War Eagle at Auburn University
While Auburn teams are called the Tigers, the “War Eagle” is one of the most iconic traditions in all of college football.
2015 College Football Preseason Top 25
Can the Ohio State Buckeyes win another national title in 2015?
The Longest Losing Streaks in College Football...
The Northwestern Wildcats own one record that they probably would like stricken from the books: The longest losing streak in college football history.
See the Winningest College Football Teams of...
Here, we take a look at the ebbs and flows of college football's elite teams through the decades.
College Football's All-Time Leading Rushers
Between 1996 and 1999, Wisconsin's Ron Dayne amassed 6,397 rushing yards to break the career college football rushing mark previously held by Texas' Ricky Williams. See the entire list of college's football's all-time leading rushers here.
The Top 20 College Football Coaches in the Nation
The Top 20 College Football Coaches in the Nation
The Orange Bowl winners
The Orange Bowl is an annual bowl game played in Miami, Florida. It has been played annually since 1935, and it is the second oldest bowl game.
SEC Weekly: What we learned from Week 1
The hype for defensive coordinators Will Muschamp and John Chavis was at an all time high going into Saturday
Who Holds the Single-Game Rushing Record in...
Before he became a superstar in the NFL with the San Diego Chargers, LaDainian Tomlinson was a star in the college game, setting the world on fire as the feature back for the TCU Horned Frogs. His greatest moment may have come in 1999, when he rushed for 406 yards in a single game—setting the NCAA record for most rushing yards in a single game.
Texas vs. Oklahoma: The Red River Rivalry
First played in 1900, the annual showdown between the Texas Longhorns and the Oklahoma Sooners—known far and wide as the Red River Rivalry—has become one of college football's best and most bitter rivalries.
All-Time Associated Press National Champions
Because it is not part of the Bowl Championship Series formula, the Associated Press college football poll no longer has any bearing on which team is named national champion. But the long-running AP poll still carries some cache. And with good reason: For decades, the AP poll was the final world on college football rankings. Being named the AP’s No. 1 meant being named national champion.
Program History: Alabama Crimson Tide
The Alabama Crimson Tide are the South's most successful college football program. Find out why here.
College Football's All-Time Career Rushing...
College football's all-time leading rusher may not be a household name. But after what Travis Prentice accomplished in his four years at Miami of Ohio, maybe he should be. Besides, Prentice holds one of college's football's greatest records: Most rushing touchdowns in a career.
Most Consecutive Non-Losing Seasons in College...
Penn State enjoyed a streak of 49 non-losing seasons between 1939 and 1987. Find out which other programs have put together impressive streaks of non-losing seasons here.
Most Career Rushing Yards by a Quarterback
Rich Rodriguez got an awful lot of credit—and justifiably so—for his tremendous success at West Virginia. But one has to wonder if Rodriguez would have won nearly as much in Morgantown without the great Pat White.
Ohio State's SEC Struggles
Ohio State is one of the proudest and most successful programs in college football. The Buckeyes just seem to have one flaw: They can't beat teams from the SEC.
BCS National Champions
The Bowl Championship Series, or BCS, was a selection system in college football that annually created five separate bowl game matchups.
Script Ohio at Ohio State University
Of all the traditions in Ohio State’s great football history, none is more widely recognized than “Script Ohio,” the formation performed by the Ohio State Marching Band each and every game day.
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.
The About.com College Football Top 25
Each week, About.com college football writer Tim Hyland ranks the nation's teams, from 1 to 25. The rankings are updated each Monday morning.
Florida vs. Georgia: A Guide to the College...
Nicknamed “The World’s Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party,” the century-old competition is one of the SEC’s most bitter rivalries.
The Sugar Bowl - All-Time Scores
The Sugar Bowl has been played each year in New Orleans, Louisiana since 1935.
The Top 20 College Football Coaches in America:...
The Top 20 College Football Coaches in America: No. 2-No. 1.
Les Miles
He might be the most underappreciated and underestimated coach in all of America. But there is no denying this simple fact: Les Miles is a winner.
The Victors: The Fight Song of the University...
The Victors is the fight song of the University of Michigan.
Urban Meyer
With a stunning record of success over the course of a decade, Urban Meyer in the 1990s and 2000s established himself as nothing short of one of the premier coaches in college football history--an innovative thinker, inspiring leader, and perhaps above all, a relentless winner.
Winningest Bowl Teams of All Time
Listed among the top 10 best bowl teams of all time are some of the usual susects--USC and Alabama, Florida State and Oklahoma, Penn State and Auburn. But there's also a surprise or two (Ole Miss? Georgia Tech?), and a few of the teams you might expect to be there (Ohio State, Notre Dame), well, aren't.
Winningest College Football Programs of the 1970s
College football in the 1970s was dominated by the game's blue bloods. Oklahoma, Alabama, Southern California, and Nebraska all enjoyed much success.
Why Does Iowa State's Kinnick Stadium Have a...
Kinnick Stadium is well known for its pink visitors’ locker rooms, a tradition started by emeritus Iowa coach Hayden Fry.
Seattle Isn't the Only Team With a 12th Man...
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History of "The Game" Ohio State vs. Michigan
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Winningest College Football Programs of the 1980s
The Miami Hurricanes dominated college football in the 1980s. The Hurricanes, led by three different coaches in the 1980s, won three national titles.
Howard's Rock at Clemson University
Mounted on a pedestal overlooking Clemson’s Memorial Stadium, Howard’s Rock is one of the most visible traditions in all of college football.
College Football Playoff: Final Rankings,...
College Football Playoff: Final Rankings, Reaction and Analysis
The Cotton Bowl - All-Time Scores
The Cotton Bowl has been played each year in Dallas since 1937.
Winners of the Fiesta Bowl
The Fiesta Bowl is an annual bowl game played that originated in 1971. The game is currently played at the University of Phoenix Stadium.
Most Consecutive Weeks at No. 1 in the AP Poll
Between 2003 and 2005, the USC Trojans held the No. 1 spot in the Associated Press Top 25. Their 33 straight weeks atop the AP poll is the longest streak in college football history—by a wide margin.
The Tiger Walk at Auburn Univeristy
The Tiger Walk at Auburn University is one of the most celebrated and revered traditions in college football.
Minnesota-Iowa Football Rivalry: Floyd of...
The Minnesota Golden Gophers and Iowa Hawkeyes battle for a trophy of a bronzed pig known as Floyd of Rosedale.
2014 College Football Bowl Preview: The New...
2014 College Football Bowl Preview: The New Year's Day Edition
Brian Kelly
Like others who came before him, Brian Kelly arrived at Notre Dame with a high expectations, an impressive resume and a well-earned reputation as a winner. But also like others who came before him, Kelly quickly learned that success elsewhere does not necessarily guarantee success in South Bend.
Longest Winning Streak in a Rivalry Series
For more than four decades, Notre Dame owned Navy. The Irish and the Midshipmen play each other every year, and have done so for years. But between 1964 and 2006, it was awfully hard to call the series a “rivalry.” Besides, the Irish won every year during that span, setting the all-time record for most consecutive wins in an uninterrupted (annual) rivalry series.
Most Rushing Yards in a Season by Quarterback
It should come as no surprise that the record for most rushing yards in a single season by a college quarterback is held by Beau Morgan, an Air Force alum.
The Top 20 College Football Coaches in the...
The Top 20 college football coaches in the country: No. 15-No. 11.
NCAA Career Tackling Leaders
In the early and mid-2000s, the Northwestern defense was anchored by steady linebacker Tim McGarigle. In his four years with the Wildcats, McGarigle racked up 545 career tackles—more than any other defender in college football history.
Who's Chief Osceola? Here's everything to know...
When most college football mascots linked in any way to Native American culture have been tossed aside, Florida State's Chief Osceola endures.
Most Interceptions In A Season
Either college football quarterbacks have gotten better, or defensive backs have gotten worse. How else to explain the list of the top 10 single-season interception performances in college football history?
SEC Hot Seat: Which Coaches are Feeling the Heat?
Bret Bielema and Butch Jones are on the Hot Seat
The Top 20 Coaches in College Football: No....
The Top 20 coaches in college football: No. 10-No. 6.
A Biography of Alabama Head Coach Nick Saban
Nick Saban was born on October 31, 1951 in Fairmount, West Virginia. Saban currently serves as the head football coach at the University of Alabama.
Most Passing Yards in a College Football Game
In the best game of his outstanding career, Houston's David Klinger threw for an incredible 716 yards in a 62-45 win over Arizona State. The 716-yard performance remains the NCAA record for most passing yards in a game.
Heisman Trophy Winner will be a RB not a QB
RBs like Ezekiel Elliott and Nick Chubb could take the Heisman out of the hands of the QBs in 2015.
SEC Quarterback Rankings (2015)
The SEC has a myriad of different QBs in 2015
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 Alabama enjoyed a dominant decade in the SEC.
A Profile of Michigan Stadium, or the 'Big House'
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The Man Who Made Florida State: Bobby Bowden
Bobby Bowden arrived at Florida State when the program was one of the worst in college football. It took him less than two decades to turn the 'Noles into the most dominant team in college football.
The Original Michigan Man: Fielding Yost
Fielding Yost arrived at the University of Michigan in 1901. In each of the next four seasons, he won national championships -- and put Michigan football on the map.
Boomer Sooner
: "Boomer Sooner" is the official fight song of the University of Oklahoma. The song was written in 1905
NCAA Career Interception Leaders
Most college football records tend to favor recent history. The record for career interceptions bucks the trend. The all-time leader in this category played his college ball between 1950 and 1952. His name was Al Brosky, and he played for Illinois.
The Lion King: Joe Paterno
Joe Paterno has been coaching football at Penn State since 1950. He's been the head coach since 1966. And it's not a stretch to say that Paterno is the most important man in the history of the university.
NCAA Career Sack Leaders
In the early 2000s, there was one player that no Pac-10 quarterback wanted to see lined up across the line of scrimmage: Terrell Suggs. In just three years at Arizona State, the defensive end registered an incredible 44 quarterback takedowns, setting the NCAA career sack record in the process.
We Had a Problem Processing Your Nomination for...
Error RCA Awards. College Football.
Three Questions for 2015: The Alabama Edition
2015 Alabama football preview. College Football.
Meet Jim Harbaugh, the Man Who Will Make...
Can Jim Harbaugh save Michigan football?
College Football's All-Time Receptions Leaders
Topping the list of college football's all-time receptions leaders is Purdue's Taylor Stubblefield, who caught 316 balls between 2001 and 2004 while playing for Joe Tiller. The rest of the NCAA's all-time pass-catchers can be seen here.
Most Division I-AA College Football Championships
Since 1978, college football's Football Championship Subdivision has crowned a champion with a playoff. And no school has won more of those championships than Georgia Southern.
College Football's All-Time Passing Leaders
Houston has a long and storied history of turning out top quarterbacks. But none of those signal-callers threw for more yards during their careers than Case Keenum.
Winningest College Football Programs of the 1950s
To say Oklahoma dominated the world of college football in the 1950s would be an understatement. Simply put, the Sooners dominated the decade.
A Biography of Ohio State Head Coach John Cooper
John Cooper, born on July 2, 1937, is a former college football coach, best known for his years as the head coach at the Ohio State University.
College Football Playoff: Poll Week 6 Reaction...
College Football Playoff: Poll Week 6 Reaction and Analysis
College Football Playoff: Poll Week 2 Reaction...
2014 College Football Playoff: Poll Week 1 Reaction and Analysis
Profile of Texas Longhorns Mascot Bevo
Bevo is the mascot of the University of Texas. He is a Texas longhorn steer with an orange hue. There have been fourteen Bevos to date.
SEC: Week 13 Rivalry Week Predictions
Rivalry Week in the SEC has plenty of implications
Most Touchdown Passes in a College Football...
In 2006, Hawaii's Colt Brennan threw an incredible 58 touchdown passes, guiding the Warriors to an 11-3 record along the way. Brennan's effort broke the season touchdown pass mark previously held by Houston's David Klinger, who threw 54 in 1990.
The 'Jump Around' at The University of Wisconsin
The Jump Around at Wisconsin is a tradition at football games where the fans dance and literally ‘jump around’ to the song Jump Around by the House of Pain.
The Game
“The Game” is the name given to the Harvard vs. Yale college football rivalry.
Dabo Swinney
Colorful, unabashedly Southern and--so far, at least--fairly successful, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney appears to have a fairly decent chance of establishing himself as one of the rising stars in college football coaching business
College Football Playoff Predictions (2015)
Predictions for the college football playoff and national champion after the 2015 CFB season
Highest Scoring Kickers in College Football...
A list of the top 10 highest scoring kickers in college football history.
Dalvin Cook Runs For The Heisman
Dalvin Cook has the statistics and success to win the Heisman Trophy this year
College Football Playoff: Poll Week 4 Reaction...
Reaction the Poll Week 4 of the 2014 College Football Playoff.
Saban Revives Michigan State
Nick Saban Michigan State. College Football.
Heisman Watch: Who is contending for the...
Alabama seems to have someone in Heisman contention every year and this year is no different with stud RB Derrick Henry
The Notre Dame Victory March
In part because of Notre Dame’s long-standing success, in part because of the program’s massive exposure,
Colleges That Dropped Major College Football
Big-time college football isn’t for everybody.
No. 6: Alabama Crimson Tide
Alabama football - College Football's Best Uniforms. Page 5.
2014 Ohio State Football Preview
2014 Ohio State Football Preview
Three Questions for 2015: Notre Dame Fighting...
2015 Notre Dame football preview - Three Questions for Notre Dame football 2015
College Football Playoff: Poll Week 3 Reaction...
Reaction the Poll Week 3 of the 2014 College Football Playoff.
The Word of Life, or Touchdown Jesus at the...
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College Football 2014: Conference Predictions...
Predictions for the 2014 college football season.
The Bowl Championship Series: Hits and Misses
The Bowl Championship Series, or BCS, is one of the most controversial topics in all of sports. See how this system for choosing a national champion in college football has succeeded -- and failed -- since its 1998 launch.
The Best Uniforms in College Football
At Notre Dame, it's the gold helmets. At Nebraska, it's the understated 'N' logo. At Penn State, it's the simplicity of blue and white, and at Michigan, it's the classic winged helmets. College football is home to some of the most famous uniforms in sports. Here, we run down our picks for the ten best.
Tebow's 'Promise' Plaque
Tim Tebow plaque The Promise. College Football. Page 10.
Texas A&M Can Win the SEC
Texas A&M led by Kyle Allen, Speedy Noil, and Myles Garrett are sleepers to win the SEC in 2015.
Single-Season NCAA Receptions Leaders
In 1989, Houston's Manny Hazard caught a whopping 142 passes to set the all-time NCAA record for catches in a season.
Nick Saban Through the Years
Nick Saban is the new king of college football. After leading Alabama to the 2009 national championship, Saban became the first coach in the modern era to win national titles at two different schools. Here, we look back on Saban's remarkable coaching career, including highlights from his stints at Michigan State, LSU, the Miami Dolphins and Alabama.
No. 5: Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Notre Dame - College Football's Best Uniforms. Page 6.
Most Receiving Yards in a Season
Trevor Insley is one of the most under-appreciated college football players of all time. In his career at the University of Nevada between 1996 and 1999, Insley compiled what might be considered the best resume of any receiver, ever.
1993 Citrus Bowl: Georgia 21, Ohio State 14
Ohio State versus Georgia - 1993 Citrus Bowl
Three Questions for 2015: The SEC Edition, Part I
2015 SEC football preview: Auburn, Arkansas and Georgia.
2014 Wisconsin Football Preview
2014 Wisconsin Badgers Football Preview
Tebow Meets Obama
Tim Tebow Barack Obama. College Football. Page 11.
No. 4: Texas Longhorns
Texas Longhorns - College Football's Best Uniforms. Page 7.
USA Today College Football National Champions
The USA Today Coaches Poll wasn't always a coaches poll. In fact, upon its launch in 1982, the poll was a partnership of USA Today and ESPN, and like the Associated Press poll, was based on the votes of sportswriters.
SEC: Week 12 Predictions
SEC Week 12 Predictions and Picks by Fred Perdue
Tebow Wills Gators Past 'Bama for SEC...
Tim Tebow SEC Championship. College Football. Page 8.
Big 12 Football and the College Football...
The College Football Playoff Committee seems to be locking out the Big 12
Florida Quarterback Tim Tebow
Tim Tebow already has a national championship and a Heisman Trophy. So the question is: What does the Florida quarterback have in store for his junior season?
No. 7: Auburn Tigers
Auburn football - College Football's Best Uniforms. Page 4.
1995 Citrus Bowl: Alabama 24, Ohio State 17
Ohio State versus Alabama - 1995 Citrus Bowl. Page 2.
Spurrier Responds to Swinney, Heats Up...
Steve Spurrier took some time out of his busy schedule to poke some fun at his in-state rivals over at Clemson.
Chad Morris & Ground Zero: The SMU Mustangs...
Clemson Offensive Coordinator Chad Morris takes over a growing SMU program that will compete for the American Conference Title
Notre Dame Recruiting Update
Notre Dame recruiting update showing that their recruiting class is weaker than in year's past.
College Football Questions & Answers: The...
How will teams be selected for the college football playoff field?
Three Questions for 2015: The Pac-12 Edition,...
2015 Pac-12 football preview, Part I
Top QBs will battle it out to be the first...
Quarterbacks like Christian Hackenberg and Connor Cook battle to be the first QB selected in the 2016 NFL Draft
No. 3: Ohio State Buckeyes
Ohio State - College Football's Best Uniforms. Page 8.
Saban Wins His First National Title
LSU national championship. College Football. Page 4.
Sunday Morning Observations, Week 7
A complete recap of all the action from college football 2012's Week 7.
Three Questions for 2015: Ohio State Buckeyes
2015 Ohio State football preview
John Gagliardi
The simplest way to describe John Gagliardi? Try this: He is the winningest coach in college football history.
Five Coaches With The Most to Gain or Lose in...
Coaches like Kirk Ferentz, Bret Bielema, Steve Sarkisian, Brian Kelly, Dabo Swinney could be on the hot seat or poised to be the next big thing.
Largest Stadiums in College Football
Penn State's Beaver Stadium is the largest stadium in all of college football, with a capacity of 107,282.
2014 Michigan State Football Preview
2014 Michigan State football preview.
The College Football Association
The College Football Association, or CFA for short, may not have lasted for long. But the organization did make an important impact on the college game--an impact that is still being felt to this day.
The History of "The Iron Bowl," Auburn vs....
History of the college football rivalry Auburn vs. Alabama in The Iron Bowl
Most Played Division I College Footabll Rivalries
The old-school Big Ten football between Wisconsin and Minnesota is the longest-running rivalry in Division I college football history.
The Little Brown Jug
Each year, the Minnesota Golden Gophers and Michigan Wolverines take the field and play for the right to take home maybe the most famous trophy in college football: The Little Brown Jug.
Oversigning in College Football: Should It Be...
Oversigning has long been one of the controversial topics in college football. Recently, it's become one of the most talked about, too. Page 2.
Saban Wins His First SEC Title
Nick Saban LSU. College Football. Page 3.
Woody Hayes
Woody Hayes is one of the greatest coaching legends in college football history, not to mention the enduring face of Ohio State football.
Tebow Wins His Second National Championship
Tim Tebow Oklahoma. College Football. Page 9.
Saban Wins His Second National Title
Nick Saban National Championship. Page 9.
What is a National Letter of Intent?
Before getting a scholarship, top football recruits must sign a National Letter of Intent. Here are the basic facts behind the document.
College Football In Focus 2013: Bill O'Brien
A look at how Bill O'Brien will fare in his second season at Penn State.
No. 10: LSU Tigers
LSU Tigers Best Uniforms in College Football
Most Tackles in a Season
Lawrence Flugence started his college football career as a defensive end. Then, during his sophomore season at Texas Tech, he moved to linebacker. It's safe to say this was a good move.

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