Ladder 119: Experts' ballots

Originally Published: July 27, 2007
ESPN.com

What are the top programs of the last decade? That's the question ESPN.com has attempted to answer this week. Fifteen college football experts and analysts ranked all 119 Division I-A programs, taking into account record, traditions, recruiting, facilities, coaches, attendance and support, among other criteria.

Experts' ballots
David Albright, ESPN.com senior deputy editor/ college sports Bill Curry, ESPN college football analyst Bob Davie, ESPN college football analyst Jim Donnan, ESPN college football analyst David Duffey, ESPN.com college football editor Brad Edwards, ESPN college football researcher Chris Fallica, ESPN college football researcher
1. USC 1. Texas 1. USC 1. USC 1. USC 1. Ohio State 1. Miami
2. Ohio State 2. Ohio State 2. Ohio State 2. Ohio State 2. Ohio State 2. Miami 2. USC
3. Miami 3. Michigan 3. Oklahoma 3. Texas 3. Oklahoma 3. Florida State 3. Ohio State
4. Texas 4. USC 4. Florida State 4. Florida 4. Texas 4. Texas 4. Florida
5. Oklahoma 5. Florida 5. Florida 5. Oklahoma 5. LSU 5. Michigan 5. Texas
6. Florida State 6. Georgia 6. Michigan 6. Michigan 6. Florida 6. USC 6. Oklahoma
7. Florida 7. Wisconsin 7. Texas 7. Florida State 7. Miami 7. Oklahoma 7. Florida State
8. LSU 8. Oregon 8. LSU 8. Miami 8. Florida State 8. Florida 8. LSU
9. Michigan 9. TCU 9. Georgia 9. Georgia 9. Michigan 9. Tennessee 9. Tennessee
10. Tennessee 10. Virginia Tech 10. Auburn 10. LSU 10. Tennessee 10. Virginia Tech 10. Virginia Tech
11. Georgia 11. Kansas State 11. Virginia Tech 11. Virginia Tech 11. Nebraska 11. Georgia 11. Michigan
12. Virginia Tech 12. LSU 12. West Virginia 12. Tennessee 12. Auburn 12. Boise State 12. Wisconsin
13. Auburn 13. Florida State 13. Wisconsin 13. Auburn 13. Georgia 13. LSU 13. Georgia
14. Boise State 14. Penn State 14. Tennessee 14. Nebraska 14. Wisconsin 14. Nebraska 14. Penn State
15. Wisconsin 15. Boston College 15. Nebraska 15. Wisconsin 15. Virginia Tech 15. Wisconsin 15. Auburn
16. Nebraska 16. Iowa 16. Iowa 16. Oregon 16. Boise State 16. Auburn 16. Boise State
17. Louisville 17. Tennessee 17. Notre Dame 17. Kansas State 17. Louisville 17. Louisville 17. Oregon
18. TCU 18. Miami 18. Penn State 18. Louisville 18. Oregon 18. Kansas State 18. Iowa
19. Oregon 19. Louisville 19. Oregon 19. Boise State 19. West Virginia 19. TCU 19. Kansas State
20. Utah 20. West Virginia 20. Kansas State 20. West Virginia 20. Boston College 20. Utah 20. West Virginia
21. West Virginia 21. Colorado State 21. Texas A&M 21. Penn State 21. Utah 21. Oregon 21. Louisville
22. Kansas State 22. Oklahoma 22. Boston College 22. TCU 22. TCU 22. Marshall 22. Nebraska
23. Boston College 23. California 23. Alabama 23. Notre Dame 23. Penn State 23. West Virginia 23. Boston College
24. Georgia Tech 24. Nebraska 24. Clemson 24. Georgia Tech 24. Kansas State 24. Purdue 24. Purdue
25. Southern Miss 25. Auburn 25. Arkansas 25. Southern Miss 25. Georgia Tech 25. Boston College 25. Alabama

Experts' ballots
Bruce Feldman, ESPN The Magazine Pat Forde, ESPN.com senior writer Brian Kelly, ESPN.com college sports editor Todd McShay, Scouts Inc. Ivan Maisel, ESPN.com senior writer Lauren Reynolds, ESPN.com college sports editor Joe Schad, ESPN college football reporter Mark Schlabach, ESPN.com college sports writer
1. USC 1. Florida State 1. Ohio State 1. USC 1. USC 1. USC 1. Texas 1. USC
2. Ohio State 2. USC 2. Miami 2. Oklahoma 2. Oklahoma 2. Texas 2. USC 2. Texas
3. Miami 3. Ohio State 3. Texas 3. Ohio State 3. Ohio State 3. Ohio State 3. Ohio State 3. Ohio State
4. Texas 4. Miami 4. Michigan 4. Texas 4. Texas 4. Miami 4. Michigan 4. Oklahoma
5. Florida 5. Florida 5. Florida 5. Miami 5. Florida 5. Florida State 5. Oklahoma 5. Florida
6. Oklahoma 6. Texas 6. LSU 6. Florida State 6. LSU 6. LSU 6. LSU 6. Michigan
7. Michigan 7. Michigan 7. USC 7. Florida 7. Michigan 7. Florida 7. Florida State 7. LSU
8. LSU 8. Oklahoma 8. Tennessee 8. Michigan 8. Florida State 8. Oklahoma 8. Miami 8. Florida State
9. Tennessee 9. Tennessee 9. Oklahoma 9. Tennesse 9. Tennessee 9. Michigan 9. Florida 9. Miami
10. Nebraska 10. Nebraska 10. Florida State 10. LSU 10. Miami 10. Georgia 10. Tennessee 10. Georgia
11. Florida State 11. LSU 11. Nebraska 11. Georgia 11. Nebraska 11. Tennessee 11. Nebraska 11. Virginia Tech
12. Virginia Tech 12. Virginia Tech 12. Georgia 12. Virginia Tech 12. Virginia Tech 12. Nebraska 12. Georgia 12. Tennessee
13. Boise State 13. Auburn 13. Virginia Tech 13. Nebraska 13. Georgia 13. Virginia Tech 13. Virginia Tech 13. Wisconsin
14. Georgia 14. Georgia 14. Wisconsin 14. Auburn 14. Auburn 14. Boise State 14. Wisconsin 14. Auburn
15. Wisconsin 15. Wisconsin 15. Auburn 15. Boise State 15. Wisconsin 15. Wisconsin 15. Auburn 15. Nebraska
16. Auburn 16. Kansas State 16. Boston College 16. Wisconsin 16. Notre Dame 16. Kansas State 16. Louisville 16. Louisville
17. Kansas State 17. Oregon 17. Kansas State 17. Oregon 17. Penn State 17. Louisville 17. Boise State 17. Boise State
18. Louisville 18. Louisville 18. Louisville 18. Notre Dame 18. Alabama 18. Oregon 18. West Virginia 18. Kansas State
19. Oregon 19. Boise State 19. Notre Dame 19. Penn State 19. Iowa 19. Auburn 19. Notre Dame 19. Oregon
20. West Virginia 20. West Virginia 20. Oregon 20. Alabama 20. Clemson 20. West Virginia 20. Penn State 20. West Virginia
21. UCLA 21. Penn State 21. Penn State 21. Louisville 21. Arkansas 21. Clemson 21. UCLA 21. TCU
22. TCU 22. Georgia Tech 22. Boise State 22. Kansas State 22. West Virginia 22. Notre Dame 22. TCU 22. Utah
23. Utah 23. Boston College 23. West Virginia 23. West Virginia 23. Louisville 23. Iowa 23. Boston College 23. Penn State
24. Boston College 24. Notre Dame 24. Iowa 24. Boston College 24. Texas A&M 24. Penn State 24. Utah 24. Georgia Tech
25. Georgia Tech 25. Texas Tech 25. TCU 25. Georgia Tech 25. Oregon 25. TCU 25. Marshall 25. Notre Dame

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