Anderson & Hester

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Anderson & Hester is a system for determining the college football national champion. The system was created in 1992 by Jeff Anderson and Chris Hester, roommates at the University of Washington.[1] Anderson & Hester is one of over 40 systems designed by the NCAA as major selectors of college football national championships.[2]:108–110 The rankings are published weekly in The Seattle Times.[2]:110

National champions[edit]

Anderson & Hester selections from the 1997 season to present.[3]

Season Champion Record Coach
1997 Nebraska 13–0 Tom Osborne
1998 Tennessee 13–0 Phillip Fulmer
1999 Florida State 12–0 Bobby Bowden
2000 Oklahoma 13–0 Bob Stoops
2001 Miami (FL) 12–0 Larry Coker
2002 Ohio State 14–0 Jim Tressel
2003 LSU 13–1 Nick Saban
2004 USC 11–0 Pete Carroll
2005 Texas 13–0 Mack Brown
2006 Florida 13–1 Urban Meyer
2007 Missouri 12–2 Gary Pinkel
2008 Utah 13–0 Kyle Whittingham
2009 Alabama 14–0 Nick Saban (2)
2010 Auburn 14–0 Gene Chizik
2011 LSU (2) 13–1 Les Miles
2012 Alabama (2) 13–1 Nick Saban (3)
2013 Florida State (2) 14–0 Jimbo Fisher
2014 Ohio State (2) 14–1 Urban Meyer (2)
2015 Alabama (3) 14–1 Nick Saban (4)
2016 Clemson 14–1 Dabo Swinney
2017 Alabama (4) 13–1 Nick Saban (5)
2018 Clemson (2) 15–0 Dabo Swinney (2)
2019 LSU (3) 15–0 Ed Orgeron

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mark Schlabach (August 21, 2014). "What are the BCS computer guys doing now?". ESPN.
  2. ^ a b 2018 NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision Records (PDF). Indianapolis: National Collegiate Athletic Association. August 2018. Retrieved November 14, 2018.
  3. ^ 2020 NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision Records (PDF). The National Collegiate Athletic Association. 2020. p. 119. Retrieved May 24, 2020.

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