100 numbers to know 100 days out

The college football season kicks off in 100 days. Can't wait? Neither can we. Here's a look at 100 numbers to know while we count down the days till college football returns.

1. Preseason No. 1: The last preseason No. 1 team to win the AP national championship was USC in 2004.

2. Two losses and you're done: Only two teams have won the FBS national championship with two or more losses: the 1960 Minnesota Golden Gophers and 2007 LSU Tigers.

3. FSU national championships: Florida State defeated Auburn in the BCS National Championship to win its third national title in program history. Will the Seminoles repeat? They have never won back-to-back championships.

4. College Football Playoff: The selection committee will pick four teams this season for the first College Football Playoff.

5. Bama's recruiting dominance: Alabama signed five of the 15 five-star recruits in the Class of 2014, according to ESPN's rankings, most of any FBS school.

6. Bear Bryant's national titles: No coach in the poll era (since 1936) has won more national championships than the six of Alabama's Bear Bryant. In fact, no other coach had more than four. (Nick Saban is the only active coach with four.)

7. Speed returns: Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon and Miami's Duke Johnson both have seven rushes of 50 yards or longer in the past two seasons, the most by any returning FBS player.

8. Eight-game conference schedule: The SEC announced this spring that it will maintain an eight-game conference schedule and the ACC followed suit. The Pac-12 and Big 12 already play nine conference games and the Big Ten is scheduled to start a nine-game slate in 2016.

9. Consistent winners: Oregon, Alabama, Nebraska and LSU are the only teams that have won at least nine games in each of the past five seasons.

10. Alabama's national championships: The Tide have won 10 national titles during the poll era (since 1936), the most of any FBS team.

11. Top RB in the nation? Nebraska's Ameer Abdullah had 11 100-yard rushing games last season, the most for any returning FBS player and second most in the nation behind Arizona's Ka'Deem Carey (12).

12. Defensive dominance: Florida State allowed an FBS-low 12.1 points per game last season. The leader in scoring defense has won each of the last three national championships.

13. Members of the College Football Playoff selection committee: This group has the task of choosing the four best teams in the country.

14. OU streak free: Oklahoma has gone 14 seasons without losing consecutive regular-season games. That's right, the last time the Sooners lost back-to-back regular-season games was in Bob Stoops' first season in Norman in 1999 (to Notre Dame and Texas).

15. BCS parity: Fifteen different teams played in the BCS Championship Game. Of those 15 teams, 11 won at least one BCS title, and four won it more than once, including Alabama, which led all schools with three championships.

16. FSU win streak: Florida State has won 16 games in a row, the longest active streak in the nation.

17. Seconds per Baylor snap: The average seconds per play for Baylor in the first half last season was 17, the quickest pace for any FBS team in the past 10 seasons.

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