The 50 Most Badass College Football Teams

(tie) 1987 Miami Hurricanes and Florida State Seminoles

Coach: Jimmy Johnson (UM), Bobby Bowden (FSU)
Best Player: : Michael Irvin (UM), Deion Sanders (FSU)

Sometime in the mid-1980s, the center of the football universe packed its bags and left places like Ohio and Oklahoma and South Bend and moved to Florida for the next decade and half. These were the teams it used to officially announce its arrival. They finished 1 (Miami) and 2 (Florida State) in the final rankings (with FSU's only loss coming to the 'Canes), and their game featured 10 first round picks and more than 60 players who would go on to NFL training camps. "How many wins would [INSERT COLLEGE JUGGERNAUT HERE] win in the NFL?" is a favorite barroom conversation topic, and while the answer to that question is almost always "none," it's safe to say an NFL squad consisting of the best of these two teams would've notched a couple W's in the pros.

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