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Study Names The Most "Unbalanced" Rivalry In College Football

Here's the most "unbalanced" rivalry in college football.

College football rivalries don't always go both ways.

Often, one school hates the other a lot more than they're hated by that school.

A study has ranked the most "unbalanced" rivalries in college football, based on how much the opposing fan bases dislike each other.

Here's the methodology, per Reddit CFB:

"In 2015-16, we surveyed fans (n=5,145) across the five major professional leagues in the United States and Canada. To do so, we posted links to our surveys on fan message boards for every team in Major League Baseball (MLB), Major League Soccer (MLS), the National Basketball Association (NBA), the National Football League (NFL), and the National Hockey League (NHL). In August 2013, we surveyed college football fans (n=5,317) from 122 Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS, or Division I-A) teams using on an online questionnaire posted on 194 fan message boards. In the KnowRivalry survey, we ask sports fans about ‘rivalry points,’ as well as respondent identification with the team, feelings and schadenfreude toward opponents and/or their fans, behavioral measures of bias, and basic demographic questions."

The most-unbalanced rivalry in college football: Boston College-Notre Dame.

Boston College fans allocated 74.17 of their 100 "hate" points to Notre Dame, while Fighting Irish fans only allocated 1.71 of their "hate" points to the Golden Eagles.

You can see the full list here.