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Ranking College Football's 10 Best Teams All-Time

These are the schools that have dominated college football history, past and present
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The more than 150 year history of college football has produced its share of genius and accomplishment, with a few schools sticking out from the pack right away. And while it's hard to stay on top of your game for that long, some schools have almost gone the distance, with most starting dynasties in the last century.

How can you calculate which are the most successful programs? Winsipedia set out to answer that question, creating an "Unweighted Average Ranking" of all 131 schools, taking the following accomplishments into account.

  • Winning percentage
  • National championships
  • Conference championships
  • Bowl games
  • Total wins
  • Bowl record
  • All-Americans
  • Heisman Trophy winners
  • NFL Draft picks
  • First-round draft picks
  • Weeks at No. 1 in AP poll
  • Total AP Top 25 appearances

What college football programs are the most successful all-time? Let's find out by taking the average of the 10 best when considering those categories.

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