Earlier this week, ESPN published a list of the 150 greatest college football teams of all time. Nebraska’s 1971 took home the honor of the best team of all time.
ESPN’s choice drew heavy criticism from fans all around the country thinking their team should have come in at No. 1. Perhaps the loudest voices came from Miami fans who saw their 2001 national title team sit at No. 7 on he list.
Kirk Herbstreit also disagrees with the top of the list.
Herbie named the Hurricanes as the best team he’s ever seen.
“I would put it between 1995 Nebraska, 2001 Miami and 2009 Alabama and I would probably pull the trigger on 2001 Miami. A lot of great players on that team, great leadership by Ken Dorsey, athletes like Andre Johnson.
They just walked into that national championship and blew out Nebraska. Think of that backfield with Clinton Portis, Willis McGahee and Frank Gore in the backfield alone – Jeremy Shockey…that was a dangerous team,” Herbstreit said.
That Miami team had 17 first round draft picks on the roster and 38 draft picks overall.
It was arguably the best college football team of all time – and likely should have be higher on the list.
Which team do you think was the best of all time?