The 10 Colleges That Do Football *and* Basketball the Best

The 10 Colleges That Do Football *and* Basketball the Best

Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer, center right, stands on the stage after the Sugar Bowl NCAA college football playoff semifinal game against Alabama, Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, in New Orleans. Ohio State won 42-35.  (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer, center right, stands on the stage after the Sugar Bowl NCAA college football playoff semifinal game against Alabama, Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, in New Orleans. Ohio State won 42-35. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

(SB Nation) – Your school’s athletic program is probably known either for being a football school or a men’s basketball school, sometimes vacillating based on the success of each program. Most fans will funnel most of their energy into one sport in particular, hanging their hat of school pride on the success of that team.

Then there are those schools whose teams seem to be great at everything.

With March Madness now underway a few months after the first College Football Playoff, it’s a reasonable time to rank the strongest combined football and men’s basketball programs. We (Kevin Trahan and Pete Volk contributed rankings) based this in part on regular season win-loss results over the last 10 years and combined KenPom.com and Football Outsiders F/+ ratings over the last five years, with postseason runs and subjective assessments also factored in.

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