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The metric makes no sense.  In the 1960's, college teams were playing ten game seasons, and there were far fewer bowl games.  So 9+ wins really meant something.  By the mid-1970's, teams had eleven game seasons and there were a few more bowl games.  There were twelve games in the 1980's, and by the 1990's, thirteen for teams playing in their conference championship or having a game in Hawaii ... and we were moving toward the current total of 40 bowl games. 

You can't compare nine wins in the 1960's to nine wins today.  At a minimum back then you would have had to show a 9-2 record after a bowl.  Today the record could be 9-4 or even 9-5.

this is the same bad logic that talks about 20-win basketball seasons, comparing years when teams played only 25 games with now, when there are more than 30.

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