If Boise State is fortunate enough to defeat Oregon State in it's 2010 home opener, the Broncos will tie Nebraska for #9 all-time and the second best 75-game home record in modern college football history.
is just one win away from moving into the top 10 of all-time for the best
75-game home record in college football history.
Broncos are 72-3 from the
game of 1998 (their third year in Division I-A football) through the 2009
season. They are tied for 14th
, which achieved their record from 1910 through 1933.
, which achieved their record from 1989 through 2001, Miami of Florida
's run from 1903-1927.
is one of just ten schools since 1930 that have lost 5 or less home games out
tops modern schools with a 74-1 record from 1957-1982.
's best home record was 73-2; the Cornhuskers achieved that from 1991-2002.
is next of the modern schools with a mark of 72-2-1 (1987-1999).
Florida amd Miami of Florida are tied for sixth with 71-4 records.
and Alabama are tied for eighth among teams from 1930-2009 with 70-5 records while Florida State was 69-5-1 from 1993-2005.
Army (68-6-1) from 1936-1950 and
(66-7-2) from 1943-1959 are the other modern schools.
, which put together an amazing streak of 75 straight wins from 1887-1900 is the
(1869-1893) are tied for second with sparkling 74-0-1 records.
was also 73-0-2 from 1893-1904 and from 1897-1907 and Yale is the other
unbeaten team for 75 games with the same 73-0-2 record from 1886-1898.
during a tremendous run of winning home games, a school would be listed multiple
times from one point in the streak to another with the same record.
This list shows only multiple entries that overlap no more than five
years. Further, in deciding when a
school's streak begins when multiple records are attained, it is when the home
record first started; the earliest date in which they compiled their record.
the Broncos are fortunate enough to keep winning, they could tie
for the second-best modern record and ninth all-time with one more home
victory. That would remove a 1998
loss and move their 75-game home record to 73-2.
The next step is a ways away.
would have to win 16 straight home games to tie
at 74-1 for the best modern record in college football.
That would take the Broncos into 2012.
might look at the list and wonder why USC, with one of the best records this
decade, does not appear. The Trojans
have over 10 losses in any 75-game period. USC
was 53-10 mark from the Arizona State game of 1999 through the UCLA win last
season (12 wins shy of qualifying) but then turned around and lost in the home
finale to Arizona.
is another team that has been tremendously successful this decade.
But the Gators are 64-11 from the
game of 1998 through last season.
needs five more wins to remove a loss from its home-game 75-game record to
achieve a mark of 65-10.
should be noted that legendary
did not make this list because they didn't play 75 home games in their
history. The school which featured
all-time athlete Jim Thorpe had a record of 65-3-3 from 1896-1917.
type indicates teams who compiled their streaks from 1930 to the present.
The list only includes streaks in which no more than five years overlap.
75-0-0 (1887-Syracuse game of 1900)
74-0-1 (Albion game of 1894-1904)
74-0-1 (1869-Lafayette game of 1893)
Yale 73-0 2 (M.I.T. game of 1886-Chicago A.C. game of 1898)
74-1 (Southern Mississippi game of
1957-Cincinnati game of 1982)
Yale 74-1 (Bates game of 1900-Massachusetts game of 1908)
74-1 (Rutgers game of 1889-Virginia game of 1897)
Harvard 74-1 (Wesleyan game of 1887-Michigan game of 1895)
73-2 (Washington game of 1991-Missouri
game of 2002)
Notre Dame 72-1-2 (1902-DePauw game of 1921)
72-2-1 (Louisville game of 1987-1999)
Army 72-2-1 (Bates game of 1922-Harvard game of 1935)
71-2-2 (Beloit game of 1898-Case game of 1910)
72-3 (1910-Mississippi State game of 1933)
72-3 (Weber State game of 1998-Nevada
game of 2009)
Notre Dame 70-2-3 (1899-1914)
70-3-2 (Cornell game of 1892-Ohio Northern game of 1904)
71-4 (Louisiana Tech game of
1989-Florida State game of 2001)
71-4 (Pittsburgh game of 1984-Pittsburgh
game of 1996)
game of 1927)
Colgate 69-3-3 (Rochester game of 1912-Rutgers game of 1933)
70-5 (Houston game of 1963-LSU game of
70-5 (Oklahoma State game of 1968-Utah
game of 1982)
69-5-1 (Georgia Tech game of
1993-Maryland game of 2005)
69-6 (Texas A & M game of 1997-2009)
67-5-3 (Maryville game of 1925-Virginia Tech game of 1937)
67-5-3 (Lafayette game of 1898-Syracuse game of 1908)
Army 68-6-1 (Colgate game of 1936-1950)
Colgate 66-5-4 (Brown game of 1919-Akron game of 1940)
67-6-2 (Georgia game of 1925-Sewanee game of 1937)
68-7 (1991-Tennessee game of 2003)
66-7-2 (Iowa State game of 1943-1959)
Yale 63-6-6 (Army game of 1905-Washington & Jefferson game of 1914)
67-8 (Colorado game of 1997-2009)
Army 66-8-1 (1931-Brown game of 1943)
65-8-2 (Ohio Northern game of 1905-Michigan State game of 1919)