Fans sometimes get lost in the honest statistics when emotion fuels thought, especially when it comes to rivalry games. It's important to keep perspective and see things for what they really are.
The media is responsible for pumping up certain rivalries (Jets-Patriots), but there's no doubt about the purity of these games when the following teams match up against one another.
Rivalries on the list are discussed more in the historical sense and less about what's happening right now, as Oklahoma has been better than Texas in the past five years but the Longhorns have been greater in their existence.
Let's get to the countdown.