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Times change, but OU stays on top

Originally Published: January 23, 2009
By Ivan Maisel | ESPN.com

Oklahoma's position atop the Prestige Rankings is a triumph of consistency over flash -- of steak over sizzle.

In the 73 seasons since The Associated Press began polling in 1936, other schools with winning traditions and larger national profiles have ebbed and flowed toward the top. The Sooners arrived there shortly after World War II and signed a long-term lease.

The Prestige Rankings are a snapshot. Although, given the amount of numbers crunched by ESPN researchers, it's ...

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