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The Top 5 FBS Coaches Without a National Title
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The 5 Best College Football Head Coaches Without a National Title

Don't let Nick Saban fool you: building a championship college football program is not an easy task. Between recruiting, budget restrictions and the yearly loss of star players to the pros, head coaches face a constant series of challenges. Surprising stat: Out of the 124 active FBS football head coaches, only eight have managed to win a national championship.

That isn't to say that the other 116 gainfully employed men are incompetent. In fact, many of these coaches are frequently on the brink of securing a piece of college football immortality. Let's take a look at some of the best FBS coaches that have yet to win a title:

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Can a Successful College Coach Win in the NFL? — Sports Survey of the Day

Coaches moving from the college ranks to the NFL tend not to work out. For every Jimmy Johnson success story, there are the disappointments of Barry Switzer (Johnson's successor in Dallas), Steve Spurrier, Lou Holtz and Nick Saban—all extremely successful NCAA coaches who, for whatever reason, couldn't find the same level of achievement in the pros.

This weekend's end-of-game incident between veteran Giants head coach Tom Coughlin and rookie, fresh-from-Rutgers Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano got us thinking ...

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5 Insanely Intense Game Winning Moments
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5 Insanely Intense Game-Winning Moments That Made Us Cheer

Will they go down in history as heroes, or choke when it matters most? Many of the most rewarding moments in professional sports are borne from last-second heroics.

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NFL Films President Steve Sabol Dead at 69

Steve Sabol, the president of NFL Films who helped document pro football as it became the most popular sport in America, died Tuesday at age 69 after an 18-month fight against brain cancer.

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Watch David Akers Kick a History Making Field Goal

There aren't too many times that a NFL team will attempt a 63-yard field goal, since missing the difficult kick will result in great field position for the opposing team.

But with only seconds left in the first half in their game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, the San Francisco 49ers didn't have to worry about that when they sent kicker David Akers out to try what would tie the record for the longest kick in league history.

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The NFL Was Born Today, 92 Years Ago!

Not far from my hometown in Ohio sits the Pro Football Hall of Fame where you can check out the history of the sport from it's inception till now, and speaking of inception as you're watching Monday Night Football tonight keep in mind that the NFL was actually born today almost a century ago, but back then it was known as the American Professional Football Conference...

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Buffalo Bills Week 2 Preview – Will The Injuries Hurt?

Even without Freddy Jackson and David Nelson, there is plenty to get excited about in Buffalo.
Heading into Week 2, the Buffalo Bills boast the NFL's No. 1 ranked rushing offense. Buffalo ran for 195 yards on just 26 carries in Week 1 in their losing effort to the NY Jets, averaging a tremendous 7.5 yards per carry.

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New York Jets Week 2 Preview- What We Need To Work On

Mark Sanchez was at his best in Sunday's win over Buffalo. Sanchez put up big numbers but we need to see him do this more consistently this season. New York's success doesn't fall on him alone, but beating the Pittsburgh Steelers would do wonders for our Jets.

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