The Best Rivalries in College Football

  • By Daniel Greco
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There is only one week left in the college football regular season, and that means it's rivalry week! Bragging rights and maybe a chance at a National Championship is at stake. Nothing is more intense than a college football rivalry game on Saturday.

These five rivalries are the best that college football has to offer.

Army vs Navy

From the flyovers to the Army paratroopers dropping in, this rivalry is filled with Patriotism. If you want to see our future generals, they might just be on the football field battling it out. Even though most may not make it to the NFL, they leave everything on the field.

Ohio State vs Michigan

Scarlet and gray vs the maize and blue. What are colors more iconic more in college football? The answer is nothing. This rivalry has been alive and well since 1897 and fans take it very seriously. Regardless of what side you are on, this rivalry has always been entertaining.

Alabama vs Auburn

The Iron Bowl has been one of the most intense rivalries in college. Recently, the winner of this game, heads to the SEC Championship, but more importantly they play in the National Championship. The most memorable play in Iron Bowl history is the kick 6. In 2013, Auburn's Chris Davis took a missed field goal all the way back to beat the Crimson Tide.

Oklahoma vs Texas

Occurring in Dallas at the Cotton Bowl, The Red River Rivalry play for the golden hat. Between the two teams, they have 11 national championships. This year it was all Boomer Sooner, with Oklahoma winning 29-24.

USC vs Notre Dame

For the past 85 years, the Trojans have gone to war against the Fighting Irish. This contest has had more Heisman trophy winners than any other rivalry than any other. Even though this is an out of conference game, both teams still want the jeweled shillelagh. So far, Notre Dame holds the series lead 47 to 37 with 5 ties.



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