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College Football's 15 Winningest Programs Of The Last 10 Years

Head coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes shakes hands with head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide in an SEC vs. Big Ten football showdown.

NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 01: (L-R) Head coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes shakes hands with head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide prior to the All State Sugar Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 1, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

We can debate for days and weeks on end about which college football team is the best, or has been the best over a certain period of time. But nothing helps to make an argument quite like cold, hard data.

ESPN college football insider Phil Steele compiled the FBS records and determined the teams with the best win rates over the past decade.

Unsurprisingly, Alabama leads the pack with a record of 127-13. Given that they've won five national titles and eight SEC titles, it shouldn't be much of a surprise.

Coming in second is Ohio State, which despite only winning one national title in that span has been the dominant force in the Big Ten. They've lost more than two games in a season only once in the past 10 years.

Here is the full list from Steele:

15. Michigan State - 91-41

14. Appalachian State - 89-38

13. Georgia - 96-39

12/11 (tie). TCU/Oklahoma State - 94-36

10. Florida State - 97-36

9. Oregon - 99-33

8. LSU - 97-32

7. Wisconsin - 102-33

6. Stanford 102-32

5. Oklahoma - 105-28

4. Clemson - 112-27

3. Boise State - 109-24

2. Ohio State - 115-19

1. Alabama - 127-13

Perhaps the most surprising name to see on the list so high is Boise State. The Group of Five titans haven't been in the national title conversation since their Western Athletic Conference days, but have won at least eight games every year since 1999.

The inclusion of Appalachian State on the list may also seem a bit out of place. Though they now dominate the Sun Belt Conference, the Mountaineers spent half of the previous decade in FCS.

How, if at all, will this ranking change after the 2019 season?