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National Titles and Polls

When attempting to look up national title winners, the biggest problem faced is determining just who won national titles in which years. Because the history of college football is filled with a great lot of people giving out national titles -- sometimes retroactively -- there is a great deal of debate as to who actually won the national title in any given year.

RSFC National Football Champions
The most exclusive, selective and difficult list to enter. For that reason, some consider it an excellent list and others consider it a disgrace.
College Football Data Warehouse National Championships
Another excellent list of national championships. With a few clicks you can find a remarkably complete list of national championships, including some particularly obscure titles.
NationalChamps.net National Champions
The national title list from a site dedicated to national championships. Another excellent list that takes yet another set of criteria for their list.
Final AP College Football Polls
A collection of the final AP polls for every year since its inception in 1936.
Final Coaches' Polls
The final coaches' polls for every year since its inception in 1950. This is the UPI poll from 1950-1990, then the CNN/USA Today poll starting in 1991.
Early Football Championships
National championships from the days when there were rugby-style football teams and soccer-style football teams. Includes both American and Canadian teams.
Lower Division National Championships
A complete list of NCAA Division I-AA, II, and III championships, as well as NAIA Division I and II champions, Black College national champions and NCCAA national champions.

Columns

Week 12 Preview

There's only one big game and the national race is clear only insofar as the top 5 teams keep winning. That's the gist of the article. Wish I had more to say on a weekend without a lot of hype.

Week 11 Recap

It may have been the biggest weekend of the year so far. Tons of big games... that didn't quite live up to the billing. But some of the teams did.

Week 11 Preview

It's another big weekend and we have a lot of games to talk about. So let's start talking.

Week 10 Recap

Things in the national race just got a lot clearer thanks to one small upset and one huge one.

Week 10 Preview

After last weekend's insanity, we are back into the games for more. I have learned not to sleep on any weekend this year, so hold onto your hats, folks.

Week 9 Recap

This week lived up to billing and then some. Yeah, there was a big game, but there were a lot of other games that kept everybody glued to their seats. A truly epic weekend.