The 7 longest winning streaks in college football history

UCF started the 2018 season with 13 straight wins — what was the record for the longest active FBS win streak at the time.

But even if the Knights had another perfect season in 2018, they still wouldn't crack the Top 10 longest win streaks.

In the history of the sport, only 11 teams have managed to win at least 30 games in a row. At the bottom of that list is Texas, which strung together 30 from 1968-1970.

Then there is Pennsylvania (1896-98), Pittsburgh (1914-18), and Oklahoma (1948-50), all with 31 wins.

T6. Penn — 34 (1894-96) T6. Miami — 34 (2000-03) 5. Toledo — 35 (1969-71)

T3. Yale — 37 (1887-89) and Yale — 37 (1890-93) 2. Washington — 40 (1908-14)

1. Oklahoma — 47 (1953-57) Three years after the 31-game winning streak, Oklahoma was at it again. 

The Sooners started the season with a 28-21 loss to No. 1 Notre Dame, then tied 7-7 with unranked Pitt.

Over the next 1,505 days, Oklahoma would not lose or tie another game.

The Sooners would win national championships in 1955 and 1956 before the streak came to an end in the eighth game of the 1957 season against — you guessed it — Notre Dame.

After the 1963 season, Bud Wilkinson, who coached Oklahoma through both the 31- and 47-game winning streaks, would retire with a 145-29-4 record (.826 win percentage) through 17 years in Norman.

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