USC emerges as program of the 2000s
The list of the 10 best programs of the decade reflects the power shift to the South. Only two teams come from schools not considered part of the Sun Belt (the geography, not the conference). The Southeastern Conference led with three schools, none of which is the current national champion. Two schools play in non-AQ conferences, reflecting their rise in status. And three of the schools finished the decade in different conferences than they started it.
1. USC. It's easy to ...
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