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CFN 5-Year Program Rankings - No. 2 Texas
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Posted Aug 27, 2009


CFN's 2009 Five-Year Program Rankings and Analysis ... No. 2 Texas


2. Texas 
Program Rankings

- CFN Scoring System
- 2009 CFN Preview
- No. 1 USC
- No. 2 Texas
- No. 3 Oklahoma
- No. 4 Ohio State
- No. 5 Florida
- No. 6 Georgia
- No. 7 LSU
- No. 8 Virginia Tech
- No. 9 Auburn
- No. 10 Michigan
- 11 to 20
- 21 to 40
- 41 to 60
- 61 to 80
- 81 to 100
- 101 to 120
 

Total Five-Year Program Score: 127.76

Always known as the million dollar program without the production in the big games to match, that all ended in 2005 when Texas had, according to the CFN Season Rankings, the greatest campaign in college football history beating nine teams that finished with winning records, beat a great Ohio State team in Columbus, and got by an all-timer of a USC team to win the national championship. The production has kept on rolling as the Longhorns likely would've played for the national title in 2006 had Colt McCoy not been hurt late in the year, and they deserved a shot at the whole ball of wax last year.

With eight straight ten-win seasons, the juggernaut has been consistent, dominant, and efficient when it has to be. Brown has always been able to bring in the talent, and he owns the fertile Texas recruiting grounds, at least as much as possible, and he has more NFL stars waiting in the wings. The APR, for a school as good as Texas, is a bit low, but the rest of the scores are off the charts. The 32 Quality Wins are the most in college football over the last five years by three over Oklahoma and Florida and four over USC. Only USC has more Elite Wins, and only USC and Oklahoma have won more conference games among the BCSers. Can the Longhorns get to another national title game and stay in this spot? The 2009 team is good enough to make it happen.

Attendance Score: 8.76
2004: 83,094, 2005: 83,333, 2006: 88,505, 2007: 85,144, 2008: 98,046

APR Score: 5

Draft: 25
2005: RB Cedric Benson, LB Derrick Johnson, TE Bo Scaife
2006: QB Vince Young, DB Michael Huff, DB Cedric Griffin, TE Davis Thomas, OT Jonathan Scott, DT Rodrique Wright
2007: DB Michael Griffin, DB Aaron Ross, OT Justin Blalock, DE Tim Crowder, DE Brian Robison, DB Tarell Brown, OG Casey Studdard 
2008:
WR Limas Sweed, RB Jamaal Charles, TE Jermichael Finley, OT Tony Hills, DT Frank Okam
2009:
DE Brian Orakpo, DT Roy Miller, DE Henry Melton, RB Chris Ogbonnaya

FBS Wins: 55

Quality Wins: 32
2004: North Texas, at Texas Tech, at Colorado, Oklahoma State, Texas A&M, Michigan (Rose Bowl)
2005:
Louisiana-Lafayette, at Ohio State, at Missouri, Oklahoma, Colorado, Texas Tech, Kansas, Colorado (Big 12 Championship), USC (Rose Bowl)
2006:
Rice, Oklahoma, at Nebraska, at Texas Tech, Oklahoma State,
2007:
TCU, at UCF, Oklahoma, at Oklahoma State, Texas Tech, Arizona State (Holiday Bowl)
2008:
Florida Atlantic, Rice, Oklahoma, Missouri, Oklahoma State, at Kansas, Ohio State (Fiesta Bowl)

Elite Win Score: 7.5
2004: Michigan (Rose Bowl)
2005:
at Ohio State, USC (Rose Bowl)
2006:
Oklahoma
2007:
Arizona State (Holiday Bowl)
2008:
Oklahoma, Ohio State (Fiesta Bowl)

Bad Loss Score: 0

Elite Losses: 3
2004: Oklahoma, 2006: Ohio State, 2008: at Texas Tech

Bad Wins: 8
2004: Rice, Baylor
2005:
Rice
2006:
Sam Houston State
2007:
Rice, at Iowa State, at Baylor
2008:
None

Conf. Score: 8.25
2004: 7-1, 2005: 8-0, 2006: 6-2, 2007: 5-3, 2008: 7-1