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College football teams with most national championships in AP Top 25 poll era

Counting national championships in college football has always been a difficult and even controversial affair.

For most of the sport's history, there has been no official championship game, leaving the designation to votes, consensuses, and when looking into the distant past, often times just making a good guess.

The 1936 season is often used as a good jumping off point to count meaningful national championships — the first year of the AP Top 25 poll.

That's where we're starting. Which college football programs have won the most titles in the AP Top 25 poll era? Let's look at the numbers, according to the NCAA record books.

earl campbell texas football
bernie bierman minnesota football
lsu-football-billy-cannon
nebraska football tommie frazier
vinny testaverde miami football
woody-hayes-ohio-state
usc trojans football
barry switzer oklahoma football
notre dame football terry hanratty
Alabama coach Nick Saban has built arguably the greatest dynasty in college football history.

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