On Jan. 6 in Pasadena, CA inside the Rose Bowl, the top-ranked Florida State Seminoles of the ACC will take on the second-ranked Auburn Tigers of the SEC.
Both of these schools have enjoyed magical journeys in 2013 which have led them to the peak of the college football landscape. One of these two powers will walk away from the field on that night with the crystal ball, and who knows, this may be just the first of a few titles to come in the near future for both of these developing programs.
Were that to happen–a few more titles after this upcoming first one–that would be considered a dynasty. Throughout the long, glorious history of the sport of college football in America, there have been some great dynasties that we–or our elders, depending on your age–have had the pleasure of watching.
Which one of those dynasties is the greatest of all time is probably a debate that will never see a clear-cut winner, but for the sake of the bowl season, I’m going to take my best stab at it, given the years that I have put into watching and studying the game of college football.
Here we go: