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New Niche Best College Football Programs

Sparkeye7Sparkeye7 Registered User Posts: 2,466 Senior Member
Best College Football Programs ranks 654 colleges based on game attendance, student ratings, bowl appearances, NCAA Championships, and NFL alumni. A high college football ranking indicates that the program has a rabid fan base, quality bowl game appearances, and a strong NFL alumni presence.

#1 THE Ohio State University

https://colleges.****/rankings/best-college-football-programs/

Go Bucks!! :)

Replies to: New Niche Best College Football Programs

  • Sparkeye7Sparkeye7 Registered User Posts: 2,466 Senior Member
    Oops!! Mods, I meant to post this at Ohio State's school sub-forum.. Please remove or relocate this thread for me!! Sorry.. :(
  • rjkofnovirjkofnovi Registered User Posts: 10,442 Senior Member
    It's ok Sparkeye7. When tOSU moves up into the top 50 at USNWR, I will expect you to post it here. That was supposed to happen like three years ago, right? ;-)
  • Sparkeye7Sparkeye7 Registered User Posts: 2,466 Senior Member
    edited January 2015
    ^^ What do you mean, rjk? It's currently ranked #34 not only in the nation but the whole world!!! :p

    Source: http://www.usnews.com/education/best-global-universities/rankings?page=4

    Seriously though, due to the "fluid" nature of the USNWR methodology, I expect tOSU to move into the Top-50 in the next year or two. And you can take my word to the bank! Go Bucks!! :)
  • OSUmom2018OSUmom2018 Registered User Posts: 203 Junior Member
    1. I am surprised, I thought Alabama or Florida would have ranked No 1.
    But Go Bucks!

    2. Where is the tOSU sub forum??

    3. I will join the betting pool. In the next two years tOSU is going to move into top 50. There is no doubt about it.
    Sucker bet. :)
  • ChardoChardo Registered User Posts: 3,092 Senior Member
    OSU certainly deserves a high ranking on a list like this, but based on those criteria, I don't see how any school could rank higher than Alabama. Aside from filling a stadium 4x the size of their student body, having the most bowl appearances and wins of any school, and (of course) the most national championships, Bama football is a way of life down there. The salute to their team is literally part of the language across the state. Roll Tide is used as a greeting, farewell, praise, apology, etc. Pretty meaningless list, but how can Bama not be at the top?
  • rjkofnovirjkofnovi Registered User Posts: 10,442 Senior Member
    "Seriously though, due to the "fluid" nature of the USNWR methodology, I expect tOSU to move into the Top-50 in the next year or two. And you can take my word to the bank! "

    Oh oh. Going the wrong way!

    http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/09/10/ohio-state-crows-about-ranking-of-colleges.htmlhttp://www.dispatch.com/content/sections/contacts/index.html?cmpid=tplnnv
  • rjkofnovirjkofnovi Registered User Posts: 10,442 Senior Member
    "What do you mean, rjk? It's currently ranked #34 not only in the nation but the whole world!!!"

    Actually, it's not #34 in the nation, it's #54. Michigan State is #75 in the world.
  • rjkofnovirjkofnovi Registered User Posts: 10,442 Senior Member
    " I will join the betting pool. In the next two years tOSU is going to move into top 50. There is no doubt about it.
    Sucker bet."

    Sucker bet for whom? OSU was #52 last year, and is now #54. I expect a continued slide, but I won't make any bets. :-)
  • Sparkeye7Sparkeye7 Registered User Posts: 2,466 Senior Member
    edited January 2015
    2. Where is the tOSU sub forum??

    My bad, OSUmom2018! I accidentally posted the thread at our General Forum earlier and asked the Mods to relocate the thread here. :p
    Oh oh. Going the wrong way!

    @rjk,

    Unfortunately, same can be said about Michigan's last few years in terms of USNWR ranking.. That's why I stated that due to the ever 'fluid' nature of its recent ranking methodology, it will take tOSU another year or two at most to be recognized by the magazine. In short, the topic of this thread is about tOSU's #1 rank by the Niche in terms of football program. Let's try to get back to the topic, should we? :p

  • OSUmom2018OSUmom2018 Registered User Posts: 203 Junior Member
    LOL

    OK, got it. This is the subforum.
    Got it on the topic at hand, betting on academic ranking goes to another thread. :)

    I go off topic at the drop of a hat. :(
    Mods always try to make me a linear thinker. :)
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