What if someone asked you, “What are the greatest College Football Programs of All Time?” Could you answer them? Sure, we all know that Notre Dame would be on the list somewhere. But how about the University of Nebraska? Fear not. A new book will tell you the 50 Greatest College Football Programs of All Time.

To get it out of the way, these are the top ten best college programs ever:

1. University of Notre Dame
2. University of Southern California
3. University of Oklahoma
4. University of Alabama
5. University of Nebraska
6. University of Michigan
7. Yale University
8. Ohio State University
9. University of Texas
10. Princeton University

Ok, quit laughing. It really does say Princeton University.

The book is put out by Street and Smiths, the time honored sports publication company. You can see copies of the book here.

The ratings are devised by using a formula that looks at these areas among others:

  • national championships
  • undefeated seasons
  • major bowl wins
  • conference championships
  • all-time winning percentage
  • NCAA infractions
  • mascot ferocity