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Teams With the Most College Football National Championships

Posted on 11 Jan, 2016, by in Featured

In the poll-era which began in 1936 and includes teams finishing the college football season at #1 on the AP Poll or Coaches poll, later including the BCS championship and now the College Football Playoff, there are only seven programs with five national titles or more: Alabama, Miami, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Ohio State and USC. More

College Football – Preseason Coaches Rankings

Posted on 31 Jul, 2015, by in College Football

The first coaches poll of the season, the preseason one, means that the 2015 College Football season is just around the corner, with national champions Ohio State looking like the on-paper favorites at the moment, although TCU & Alabama also get mentioned. More

College Basketball: Final Rankings of the 2013-2014 Season

Posted on 9 Apr, 2014, by in NBA

The end to the 2014 NCAA Tournament means the end of the College Basketball season as well, and final rankings being handed out. Traditionally, the national champions, UConn, get the number one spot with the losers in the final, Kentucky, taking the runner-up position, although it’s probably clear to most they weren’t the best teams in the country. More

College Football Preseason Rankings Mean Nothing – 2013 Edition

Posted on 4 Dec, 2013, by in Featured, NFL

Every season there’s another example of how preseason polls are quite terrible at predicting who are actually the best teams in college football. Florida State, undefeated and number one heading into the conference championship game, were outside the top 10. Florida, who finish the season at 4-8 were the number 10 team in the nation when the polls came out. More

BCS National Championship Game – Ohio State Deserve it More Than Auburn or Missouri

Posted on 1 Dec, 2013, by in NFL

Even if the BCS isn’t a fair system, you at least expect it to be consistent. However, the mayhem of rivalry week suddenly means that Ohio State, who have gone 12-0 for a second consecutive season might be hurt by the prejudice against the Big Ten and the infatuation with the SEC, which will allow Missouri or Auburn, the surprising division champions in the conference, a ticket to the BCS national championship game, probably against Florida State. More

2013 College Football Season – Preseason Coaches Rankings

Posted on 2 Aug, 2013, by in NFL

Preseason polls mean nothing, as last year taught us. And yet it’s no surprise that Alabama are close to consensus number one preseason pick to win the national title, leading five teams in the top 13 from the SEC according to the coaches around the league. More

College Basketball – Final Rankings of the 2013 Season

Posted on 11 Apr, 2013, by in NBA

Making the final rankings of the 2012-2013 college basketball season is rather easy than making a top 25 during the season itself, as Louisville made it quite simple by beating Michigan in the NCAA Tournament final, claiming their third national championship, leading a group of four teams from the Big East in the final standings. More

2013 College Basketball Season – Preseason Rankings

Posted on 18 Oct, 2012, by in NBA

The 2012-2013 College Basketball season is about to begin, and the Indiana Hoosiers take the meaningless title of preseason champions, ranked first on the coaches poll, thanks to returning everyone, including Cody Zeller. The national champions, Kentucky, are third, while the finalists, Kansas, are 7th. More

2012 College Basketball Rankings – Final Coaches Poll

Posted on 4 Apr, 2012, by in NBA

Kentucky won the national title for the 8th time and the first since 1998, and the coaches found just enough time to squeeze in another final poll to determine who were the top 25 teams in the nation with the tournament as another way to gauge the field. More