Oklahoma football by the numbers in the 2000s and by decade since the 1940s

How does Oklahoma stack up with the top 25 programs of the last decade? Was Oklahoma the best team of the 2000s in the Big 12 Conference? And how does this past decade stack up with past decades in Sooner football history?
BY BERRY TRAMEL, STAFF WRITER, BTRAMEL@OPUBCO.COM Modified: August 29, 2010 at 11:13 pm •  Published: August 29, 2010
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photo - USC, who is No. 1 in the decade's top 25, defeated Oklahoma in the 2005 BCS title game. PHOTO BY BRYAN TERRY, THE OKLAHOMAN ARCHIVE
USC, who is No. 1 in the decade's top 25, defeated Oklahoma in the 2005 BCS title game. PHOTO BY BRYAN TERRY, THE OKLAHOMAN ARCHIVE

The decade's top 25

Team, Record, BCS bowls, All bowls, National Titles, Conference titles

1. USC, 101-27, 7 (6-1), 9 (7-2), 1 1/2, 5 1/2

2. Florida, 100-30, 5 (4-1), 10 (5-5), 2, 3

3. Oklahoma, 110-24, 7 (2-5), 10 (5-5), 1, 6

4. LSU, 99-31, 4 (4-0), 10 (7-3), 1 1/2, 3

5. Texas, 110-19, 4 (3-1), 10 (7-3), 1, 2

6. Ohio State, 102-25, 7 (4-3), 10 (5-5), 1, 4 1/2

7. Miami, 92-33, 4 (3-1). 9 (5-4), 1, 3 1/2

8. Boise State, 112-17, 2 (2-0), 9 (5-4), 0, 6 1/2

9. Georgia, 98-31, 3 (2-1), 10 (8-2), 0, 2

10. Virginia Tech, 99-32, 3 (1-2), 10 (5-5), 0, 3

11. Utah, 86-36, 2 (2-0), 8 (8-0), 0, 3

12. Alabama, 79-48, 2 (1-1), 7 (4-3), 1, 1

13. Florida State, 83-44, 4 (0-4), 10 (5-5), 0, 4

14. Oregon, 87-38, 2 (1-1), 9 (4-5), 0, 2 1/3

15. West Virginia, 86-39, 2 (2-0), 9 (5-4), 0, 2 1/4

16. TCU, 95-29, 1 (0-1), 9 (5-4), 0, 2 1/2

17. Auburn, 88-39, 1 (1-0), 9 (6-3), 0, 1

18. Michigan, 81-43, 3 (0-3), 8 (3-5), 0, 1 5/6

19. Cincinnati, 78-48, 2 (0-2), 8 (3-5), 0, 2

20. Georgia Tech, 81-48, 1 (0-1), 10 (3-7), 0, 1

21. Iowa, 80-45, 2 (1-1), 8 (5-3), 0, 1

22. Boston College, 88-40, 0, 10 (8-2), 0, 3

23. BYU, 81-44, 0, 6 (3-3), 0, 3