Thursday, January 02, 2014

Sorry Alabama, 1993-97 Nebraska Still Reigns As The Greatest Five Year Run in College Football

Last year, we heard the claim from Alabama that the modern Nick Saban era is the greatest in college football, with three national championships in four years. Nebraska fans countered by pointing out that Nebraska played for four in five seasons, and almost played for five straight in the mid 90's.

Well, now let's look at the tale of the tape.  Nebraska went 60-3 from 1993 through 1997.

Alabama's record?  60-7 after tonight's loss to Oklahoma.

Close, to be sure.  Impressive, most definitely.  But Nebraska's five year run still reigns supreme.

Oh...and I couldn't resist this:

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