Rank 'Em: College Football Rivalries

Created: July 1, 2009, 11:48 AM

Is Florida-Georgia the best rivalry in all of college football?

The battle to be No. 1 usually goes through that one conference foe you just don't want to see but can't seem to avoid. From the SEC to the ACC to the Pac-10, rivalries and bad blood die hard.

With the college football season just around the corner, ESPN.com senior writer Pat Forde came up with his red-hot gridiron rivalries for '09. The SEC is well-represented with Florida-Tennessee and Georgia-Florida. The Red River Rivalry between Texas and Oklahoma is always at the top of the list. And Ohio State-Michigan never seems to disappoint. But with all these rivalries sure to come correct, which one tops your list as the best?

More: Rank Pat Forde's Top 10 college basketball rivalries

How are the points calculated?
On a poll with 10 options, a No.1 ranking equals 10 points, a No.2 ranking equals 9 points, etc. The item with the most points will be ranked first.
  • All-time record:
    Texas leads rivalry
  • All-time record:
    Rivalry tied 19-19
  • All-time record:
    Georgia leads rivalry
  • All-time record:
    USC leads rivalry 43-28-7
  • All-time record:
    Alabama leads rivalry
  • All-time record:
    Texas A&M leads rivalry 34-32-1
  • All-time record:
    Michigan leads rivalry
  • All-time record:
    Washington leads rivalry 56-29-4
  • All-time record:
    Arkansas leads rivalry
  • All-time record:
    Virginia Tech leads rivalry 11-6