Power Ranking the Longest Running Rivalries in CFB History

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Power Ranking the Longest Running Rivalries in CFB History
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There is no question that some of the longest running rivalries in all of sports are found in college football.

That got us to thinking. What are the longest of those rivalries? There are some that have been around for well over 125 years.

Why not rank those long running rivalries? The criteria here is pretty simple. The rivalry must be between FBS schools, have started by 1900 and the two teams must have played more than 75 games between each other over that span.

They also must still be playing on a yearly basis right now. Sorry to rivalries like Kansas-Missouri, Nebraska-Kansas and Texas-Texas A&M because those rivalries are now virtually extinct.

Even though Notre Dame-Michigan is the oldest rivalry, there have been too many breaks and the teams have not played enough times over that span for them to be considered.

There were 29 rivalries that met the criteria. Here is a power ranking of those 29.

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