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411901 Michigan Wolverines

This is the obvious choice for number 1. Kids these days only care about what happened in their lifetime, or what they can remember. Just because it happened before they were born or before T.V. coverage, doesn't mean it didn't happen or isn't relevant anymore. Yes, the game was different back then, but it as different equally for all teams. Michigan did something in 1901 that no other team could do, and all other teams were playing the same game with the same rules back then. This is something that will NEVER happen again.

Why is this team not ranked as the greatest ever? It is because there are way too many young folks with no concept of college football's traditions and TOO MUCH ESPN brain-washing. They actually think that college football began with video coverage and tend to rate only relatively recent teams as great, as evidenced by the voting results... Just look at the dates.

outscored their opponents 550-0.

Would actually punt the ball on first down in the second half because they were up by so much.

550-0? Come on. What? Not number one?

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421978 Alabama Crimson Tide
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442008 Oklahoma Sooners

Awesome great defense!

451993 Florida State Seminoles

Lost to Notre Dame. Ranked number 1 because writers felt sorry for coach.

The defense outscored the first 7 teams of the season destroyed all competion

Best 1 loss team of all time

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Ould beat our 99 team all day. That one loss is whats stopping this from being the greatest ever.

461947 Michigan Wolverines

Michigan punter is really good

471997 Tennessee Volunteers

Splitting national title with Michigan instead of Nebraska.. Pathetic Michigan

If Manning doesn't have a blown out knee, the Vols beat Nebraska in the Orange Bowl

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482013 Duke Blue Devils
491934 Alabama Crimson Tide
502007 Kansas Jayhawks

Hey dude you have one less than three camels in the last three years I think you are done

Dumb auto correct you have won less than three games in the last three years

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511924 Notre Dame Fighting Irish

They had 4 payers rush for 1000 yards. This was also the year that ND went to its first bowl game, the rose bowl were they beat a powerful stanford team that was coached by Pop Warner himself.

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532006 Kentucky Wildcats
542001 Oregon Ducks
551981 Clemson Tigers

They were the best team back then and they are still good today

Started the season strong and kept rolling all year. Great team. should be top 25 at least.

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571969 Penn State Nittany Lions

Richard Nixon said Texas was #1 in 1969, so it must have been true! Laugh out loud Whatever! Penn State had a great offense led by future NFL all pros, Franco Harris and Lydell Mitchell. #1 Defense in the country, giving up only 8 points a game led by Jack Ham, Dennis Onkotz and Mike Reid. Held #6 Missouri to 3 points in the Orange Bowl and finished 11-0. Also, these Nittany Lions hadn't lost a game in 30 games! BEST IN THE COUNTRY!

Agree. Would have been to much speed for Texas to handle! Too much color on the field for Texas at the time. Lets play!

Bush-White, Marroney-Barber, Williams-Brown, McFadden-Jones, blah blah blah! The orginial dual backfield was the best, Franco Harris and Lydell Mitchell! We are...

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581984 BYU Cougars

Not the best team in the country that year. A very undervalued team indeed. The 83,84, and 85 BYU teams put several players in the NFL. Many of those players went on to have good careers in the league. The 84 season was a weird one. Washington, Oklahoma, or maybe USC were the 3 best that year. BYU was probably number 4. Still, the Cougars were really good that year. Playing in the WAC never did anyone favors. This Cougar team gets overlooked.

BYU should at least be top twenty five

592015 Clemson Tigers

Magical season. Everyone stepped up and did what they had to do. Did it all without their best WR the entire season. Deshaun was unreal and so was Shaq. A team of mostly underclassman really showed the nation what they are capable of in the next few years. Would've been nice to have a National Championship to show for it but all in all this is one of the most underrated teams in history.

Season is not over but looks to go undefeated and likely to win college football playoff #dabosweenygotdancemoves

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601899 Sewanee Tigers

Have you even done any analysis and overlooked this team? 12-0/ 322-10/ 5 shutouts in 6 days

Sewanee hm sounds like a junior college

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