This is a community-based project with the goal of rating
the best schools of the FBS era (i.e., since 1978). In the matchup below,
choose the school who you believe is the better football school. It is up
to you to determine how much weight to give to head-to-head results,
regular season games versus bowl games, etc.
Note: These ratings are
generated using voting results from fans. These ratings do not represent
the views of the owners of this website.
NC: National championships (major selectors)
… CC: Conference championships … AP: Number of times ranked in final AP poll
… AA: Number of consensus All-America selections
… HT: Number of Heisman Trophy winners
Some school's results have been altered by retroactive NCAA penalties. As a
matter of policy, Sports Reference only reports the results of games as
played on the field. See our list of forfeits and vacated games for more
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