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NCAA.com | January 8, 2019

Teams with the most wins in a single season in college football history

Clemson rolls Alabama for the CFP national title

Clemson became only the second team in college football history and the first team since 1897 to go 15-0 in a season when it beat Alabama in the 2019 College Football Playoff national championship game.

Only one team has done better than Clemson and Penn: Yale in 1894.

The 2018 Clemson Tigers will still be remembered as one of the best teams in college football history because of its 15-0 record. The same goes for Alabama, which became the seventh team in history to finish 14-1.

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Here are the most wins by a college football team in a single season in the sport’s history.

Year School Record
1894 Yale 16-0
2018 Clemson 15-0
1897 Penn 15-0
1892 Penn 15-1
1889 Yale 15-1
2013 Florida State 14-0
2010 Auburn 14-0
2009 Boise State 14-0
2009 Alabama 14-0
2002 Ohio State 14-0
2016 Clemson 14-1
2016 Alabama 14-1
2015 Alabama 14-1
2015 Clemson 14-1
2014 Ohio State 14-1
1996 BYU 14-1
1896 Penn 14-1

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