SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- Quick, name the college football team that has won the most national championships. Alabama? Notre Dame? Princeton?
If you gave any of those answers, and maybe a few others, you might be right. Because over the years there have been a lot of organizations using different methods to determine who they think is national champion.
No wonder "mythical" is the word that often precedes national title.
"There is no official standard because there is no official national champion," said Kent Stephens, historian at the College Football Hall of Fame in South Bend. "It all depends on the standard the school wishes to utilize. The national champion is in the eye of the beholder."