The RS Top 25: Ranking the Music from College Football's Best Towns

The quest for the National Championship begins, and these artists are in the hunt for the title

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8. Michigan State / The Verve Pipe

East Lansing is a 90-minute drive from Detroit, so it would have been easy to borrow from the Motor City's rich musical heritage here…but this list is serious business, so instead, we're going with the Verve Pipe, founded in East Lansing in the early '90s. In June, they put out their first album in 13 years, but for the purposes of our poll, here's their biggest (and only) hit, "The Freshmen."

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