It's a pretty simple formula. If you want to win a national championship, have Nick Saban or Urban Meyer coach your team.
Teams coached by Saban and Meyer have won national championships in eight of the last 13 years.
After Meyer's Ohio State team took the top spot in last year's final Associated Press Top 25, Saban's Alabama team finished No. 1 this season.
What's in store for next year?
A look at the final Top 25, where those teams are headed and where they might be ranked in the 2016 preseason poll.
No. 1 Alabama (14-1)
The Tide will lose several juniors to the draft and must break in a new starting quarterback, but Alabama has won three...