Welcome to the House of Pain

Our college football team has put together an excellent series called "House of Pain," chronicling some of the most torturous losses in history.

Read what Pat Forde has to say about why crushing losses stay with players and fans. Watch Pat and Ivan Maisel in this highlight montage.

Then check out the first games in our countdown, Nos. 41-50. The list features some of the biggest rivalries in college football: Nebraska vs. Oklahoma; Alabama vs. Auburn; USC vs. Notre Dame. And that is only the beginning!

Stay tuned all week as we continue the countdown.

What are some of the most painful games you have endured? Make sure to tell us about them.

Pac-10 fans

Big Ten fans

ACC fans

SEC fans

Big 12 fans

Big East fans

Other conference fans