Found September 27, 2013 on The Roosevelts:

To determine how to rank the biggest college football rivalries in 2013, we looked across fan sites and discussion boards, identifying different things fans and sports experts say make top rivalries- such as history, notoriety, competition and popularity. Our goal was to produce an unbiased ranking that focuses on measurable metrics- such as attendance, ticket demand, and total games played (to name a few). In addition to historical data, we also measured recent performance and game demand to reflect current trends and events. Metrics Recent Popularity (30 points) Metrics: Attendance , Stadium Capacity Filled, Ticket Demand Notoriety (25 points) Metrics: In-State Rivalry, Intra-Conference Rivalry, Trophy Awarded, Claimed National Championships (both teams), Conference Championships (both teams), Heisman Trophy Recipients (both teams) History (20 points) Metrics: Date of First Meeting, Total Games Played Competition (15 points) Metrics: (Historical) Date of First Meeting, (Past Decade) Average Point Difference, Appearance in AP Regular Season Poll Criteria The rivalry must have a game scheduled or announced in the 2013 season. The teams involved in the rivalry must have met at least once in the last 5 years. The teams involved in the rivalry must currently be associated with Division 1 school. The Results Via: TicketCity.com

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