Top Ten Reasons Why 2007 Was the Best College Football Season Ever


The Top Ten

1 Chaos in the BCS Standings

West Virginia and Missouri both fell out of potential national title bids in the last week of the season. - tribe95

2 Huge upsets

Appalachian State over Michigan and Stanford over USC, to name just a few. - tribe95

3 Non-traditional powers becoming elite

Kansas, Missouri, and Arizona State were the most notable ones, but Illinois and Hawaii also surprised. - tribe95

4 A down year for some of college football's villains

Michigan and Notre Dame underachieved, and the entire SEC played subpar ball. - tribe95

5 The greatest Border War ever

Missouri and Kansas, long regarded as Big 12 North laughingstocks, entered their late season showdown both in the Top 5. - tribe95

6 Lateralpalooza

Look up Trinity-Millsaps on YouTube and behold. - tribe95

7 The Big East's renaissance

West Virginia, South Florida, and Connecticut led the way in the Big East's final automatic bid-worthy season. - tribe95

8 Two words: Appalachian State

After capturing the hearts of America with a win over Michigan, the Mountaineers rolled to the FCS championship. - tribe95

9 Outstanding individual seasons

Tim Tebow led the way, but Darren McFadden (Arkansas), Colt Brennan (Hawaii), Chase Daniel (Missouri), and Matt Ryan (Boston College) also had seasons to remember. - tribe95

10 Stability

Conference realignment was few in the '07 season, leading to some degree of stability. - tribe95

The Contenders

11 This season was before Alabama got really good and won the championship every single year after that
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