Go, USC Gators!: Ranking the Best NCAA Teams With Similar Programs Since 1990

Brian ScottContributor IAugust 12, 2009

Go, USC Gators!: Ranking the Best NCAA Teams With Similar Programs Since 1990

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    MIAMI - JANUARY 08:  Head coach Urban Meyer of the Florida Gators celebrates with the National Championship trophy after therir 24-14 win against the Oklahoma Sooners during the FedEx BCS National Championship game at Dolphin Stadium on January 8, 2009 in

Honorable Mentions: Nebraska/Cal or Colorado/UCLA

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    15 Nov 1997: Head coach Tom Osborne of Nebraska during the Cornhuskers 77-14 win over Iowa State at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Nebraska.

No. 10: West Virginia/Utah

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    BOULDER, CO - SEPTEMBER 18:  Quarterback Pat White #5 of the West Virginia Mountaineers rushes against the Colorado Buffaloes at Folsom Field on September 18, 2008 in Boulder, Colorado. Colorado defeated West Virginia 17-14 in overtime.  (Photo by Doug Pe

No. 9: Alabama/Notre Dame

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    NEW ORLEANS - JANUARY 02:  Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide walks off the field after the Utah Utes defeated the Crimson Tide 31-17 in the 75th Allstate Sugar Bowl at the Louisiana Superdome on January 2, 2009 in New Orleans, Louisiana. T

No. 8: Auburn/Clemson

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    TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 29:  Tight end Brad Smelley #17 of the Alabama Crimson Tide is brought down by safety Zac Etheridge #4 of the Auburn Tigers at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 29, 2008 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Alabama defeated Auburn 36-0.  (Phot

No. 7: Michigan/Tennessee

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    ORLANDO, FL - JANUARY 01:  Head coach Lloyd Carr of the Michigan Wolverines is carried off the field after ending his coaching career with a victory over the Florida Gators in the Capital One Bowl at Florida Citrus Bowl on January 1, 2008 in Orlando, Flor

No. 6 Penn State/Oregon

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    STATE COLLEGE, PA - SEPTEMBER 06:  Head coach Joe Paterno of the Penn State Nittany Lions during play against the Oregon State Beavers at Beaver Stadium on September 6, 2008 in State College, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

No. 5 Georgia/Virginia Tech

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    ATHENS, GA - NOVEMBER 29:  Georgia Bulldogs mascot UGA VII sits on the field before the game against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Sanford Stadium on November 29, 2008 in Athens, Georgia.  The Yellow Jackets defeated the Bulldogs 45-42.  (Photo by Mi

No. 4 Miami/Florida State

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    14 Oct 1995: Head coach Bobby Bowden of Florida State during the Seminoles 72-13 win over Wake Forest at Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee, Florida.

No. 3 LSU/Texas

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    BATON ROUGE, LA - OCTOBER 25:  Les Miles of the LSU Tigers watches from the sidelines during their football game against the Georgia Bulldogs at Tiger Stadium on October 25, 2008 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  (Photo by Dave Martin/Getty Images)

No. 2 Ohio State/Oklahoma

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    LOS ANGELES - SEPTEMBER 13:  Ohio State mascot Brutus Buckeye looks on during the game against the USC Trojans on September 13, 2008 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California.  USC won 35-3.  (Photo by Jeff Golden/Getty Images)

No. 1 Florida/USC

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    MIAMI - JANUARY 08:  Brandon Spikes #51 of the Florida Gators holds up the winning trophy after the FedEx BCS National Championship Game against the Oklahoma Sooners at Dolphin Stadium on January 8, 2009 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Eliot J. Schechter/Ge

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