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Ranking Every College Football National Champion Over the Last 50 Years

Let's take a walk down memory lane
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Ranking Every College Football National Champion Over the Last 50 Years

Clemson’s 2018 national title run was exceptional, but where do the Tigers rank with other college football champions? Every national championship team was great, but I have attempted to rank every title-winning squad over the past 50 years by asking the following questions:

 

How strong was their schedule?

What was their record?

How dominant were their wins?

Did they win their conference?

Did they win their bowl game?

How many elite players did they have?

5 Most Chaotic Weekends in College Football History

One weekend can turn the college football season on its ear
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5 Most Chaotic Weekends in College Football History

This past weekend reminded us why we love college football, as eight of the teams in the Associated Press Top 25 poll lost. Among the victims were four in the top 10 — No. 2 Georgia, No. 6 West Virginia, No. 7 Washington and No. 8 Penn State.

 

Top 10 Tight Ends of the BCS Era

Who are the greatest tight ends of the BCS Era?
<p> College Football's Top 30 Tight Ends of the BCS Era</p>

Athlon Sports continues its series looking back the best players of the BCS Era (1998-2013). Today, the staff ranks the 10 best tight ends to play at least one season during the BCS Era.

Note: Florida's Aaron Hernandez was No. 5 initially but has been removed from the rankings by choice.

College Football's Top 50 Offensive Linemen of the BCS Era

Who are the greatest blockers of the BCS Era?
<p> College Football's Top 50 Offensive Linemen of the BCS Era</p>

Greatness is defined in so many different ways. Statistical production, individual awards, team success, longevity, supporting cast, level of competition, raw talent and athletic ability all factor heavily in determining overall greatness. Sometimes, you simply know greatness when you see it.

So all factors were considered when trying to determine who the greatest offensive linemen of the BCS era have been. Here are the Top 50 tackles, guards and centers since the BCS was implemented in 1998:

College Football's Top 30 Tight Ends of the BCS Era

Who are the greatest tight ends of the BCS Era?
<p> College Football's Top 30 Tight Ends of the BCS Era</p>

Greatness is defined in so many different ways. Statistical production, individual awards, team success, longevity, supporting cast, level of competition, raw talent and athletic ability all factor heavily in determining overall greatness. Sometimes, you simply know greatness when you see it.

So all factors were considered when trying to determine who the greatest tight ends of the BCS era have been. Here are the Top 30 tight ends since the BCS was implemented in 1998:

College Football's Top 50 Running Backs of the BCS Era

Who are the greatest college running backs of the BCS era?
<p> College Football's Top 50 Running Backs of the BCS Era</p>

Greatness is defined in so many different ways. Statistical production, individual awards, team success, longevity, supporting cast, level of competition, raw talent and athletic ability all factor heavily in determining overall greatness. Sometimes, you simply know greatness when you see it.

So all factors were considered when trying to determine who the greatest running backs of the BCS era have been. Here are the Top 50 ball carriers since the BCS was implemented in 1998:

College Football's Top 50 Quarterbacks of the BCS Era

Who are the greatest college quarterbacks of the BCS era?
<p> College Football's Top 50 Quarterbacks of the BCS Era</p>

Greatness is defined in so many different ways. Statistical production, individual awards, team success, longevity, supporting cast, raw talent and athletic ability all factor heavily in determining overall greatness. Sometimes, you simply know greatness when you see it.

So all factors were considered when trying to determine who the greatest quarterbacks of the BCS era have been. Here are the Top 50 signal callers since the BCS was implemented in 1998:

* - active, ** - not all seasons played in BCS era

Recruiting: Ranking the Most Talented States in the Country

Athlon Sports analyzes where the best high school football players in the nation are coming from
<p> Recruiting: Rankings the Most Talented States in the Country</p>

The phrase “SEC Speed” instantly conjures images of glory, victory and pride for one region in the country and thoughts of depression, agony and exasperation for every other part of the nation. But after claiming their seventh national championship in a row, the SEC has a right to claim the best programs, players and coaches.

But why is that?

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