College Football 1978
Method 3: Chi Square Linear WL - SD

Based on games played between 1978/9/1 and 1979/1/1
Soren Sorensen - Thu Nov 11 03:49:11 1999

 
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Rank Rating Team #G Record Link to team info 1 2.682 Southern California 13 12- 1-0 Southern California 2 2.559 Alabama 12 11- 1-0 Alabama 3 2.452 Oklahoma 12 11- 1-0 Oklahoma 4 2.154 Penn State 12 11- 1-0 Penn State 5 2.055 Michigan 12 10- 2-0 Michigan 6 2.041 Nebraska 12 9- 3-0 Nebraska 7 2.022 Notre Dame 12 9- 3-0 Notre Dame 8 2.013 Texas 12 9- 3-0 Texas 9 1.960 Houston 12 9- 3-0 Houston 10 1.937 Arkansas 12 9- 2-1 Arkansas 11 1.765 Alcorn State 1 1- 0-0 Alcorn State 12 1.737 Clemson 12 11- 1-0 Clemson 13 1.713 Missouri 12 8- 4-0 Missouri 14 1.692 Michigan State 11 8- 3-0 Michigan State 15 1.668 Stanford 12 8- 4-0 Stanford 16 1.665 UCLA 12 8- 3-1 UCLA 17 1.651 Rhode Island 1 1- 0-0 Rhode Island 18 1.650 Washington 11 7- 4-0 Washington 19 1.592 Tennessee State 1 1- 0-0 Tennessee State 20 1.553 Georgia 12 9- 2-1 Georgia 21 1.481 Texas Tech 11 7- 4-0 Texas Tech 22 1.480 Purdue 12 9- 2-1 Purdue 23 1.423 Maryland 12 9- 3-0 Maryland 24 1.419 Florida State 11 8- 3-0 Florida State 25 1.394 Arizona State 12 9- 3-0 Arizona State 26 1.379 Nevada Reno 2 2- 0-0 Nevada Reno 27 1.335 Texas A&M 12 8- 4-0 Texas A&M 28 1.323 LSU 12 8- 4-0 LSU 29 1.266 North Carolina State 12 9- 3-0 North Carolina State 30 1.250 Ohio State 12 7- 4-1 Ohio State 31 1.231 California Davis 1 1- 0-0 California Davis 32 1.140 Southern Methodist 11 4- 6-1 Southern Methodist 33 1.124 Boise State 3 3- 0-0 Boise State 34 1.100 Iowa State 12 8- 4-0 Iowa State 35 1.015 North Texas 11 9- 2-0 North Texas 36 1.014 Auburn 11 6- 4-1 Auburn 37 1.012 Mississippi State 11 6- 5-0 Mississippi State 38 1.012 Pittsburgh 12 8- 4-0 Pittsburgh 39 1.008 California 11 6- 5-0 California 40 0.919 Georgia Tech 12 7- 5-0 Georgia Tech 41 0.917 Arizona 11 5- 6-0 Arizona 42 0.898 Tennessee 11 5- 5-1 Tennessee 43 0.893 Navy 12 9- 3-0 Navy 44 0.873 Brigham Young 13 9- 4-0 Brigham Young 45 0.864 Colorado 11 6- 5-0 Colorado 46 0.842 Tennessee Tech 1 1- 0-0 Tennessee Tech 47 0.829 Florida 11 4- 7-0 Florida 48 0.828 Tulsa 11 9- 2-0 Tulsa 49 0.737 Miami (Florida) 11 6- 5-0 Miami (Florida) 50 0.698 California Poly State 2 2- 0-0 California Poly State 51 0.692 Baylor University 11 3- 8-0 Baylor University 52 0.675 Montana State Bozeman 1 1- 0-0 Montana State Bozeman 53 0.667 Southern Mississippi 11 7- 4-0 Southern Mississippi 54 0.667 South Carolina 11 5- 5-1 South Carolina 55 0.667 Kentucky 11 4- 6-1 Kentucky 56 0.654 Utah 11 8- 3-0 Utah 57 0.604 East Carolina 12 9- 3-0 East Carolina 58 0.581 Wisconsin 11 5- 4-2 Wisconsin 59 0.548 Mississippi 11 5- 6-0 Mississippi 60 0.529 Rutgers 12 9- 3-0 Rutgers 61 0.504 Ball State 11 10- 1-0 Ball State 62 0.487 Central Michigan 11 9- 2-0 Central Michigan 63 0.451 Middle Tennessee State 1 0- 0-1 Middle Tennessee State 64 0.451 Tennessee Chattanooga 11 7- 3-1 Tennessee Chattanooga 65 0.427 Indiana 11 4- 7-0 Indiana 66 0.423 Hawaii 11 6- 5-0 Hawaii 67 0.423 New Mexico 12 7- 5-0 New Mexico 68 0.404 Oklahoma State 11 3- 8-0 Oklahoma State 69 0.399 North Carolina 11 5- 6-0 North Carolina 70 0.399 Kansas State 11 4- 7-0 Kansas State 71 0.392 Oregon State 11 3- 7-1 Oregon State 72 0.353 Louisville 11 7- 4-0 Louisville 73 0.312 Temple 11 7- 3-1 Temple 74 0.310 Utah State 11 7- 4-0 Utah State 75 0.307 Rice 11 2- 9-0 Rice 76 0.288 Boston University 3 2- 1-0 Boston University 77 0.278 Duke 11 4- 7-0 Duke 78 0.272 Minnesota 11 5- 6-0 Minnesota 79 0.271 UNLV 11 7- 4-0 UNLV 80 0.269 Dayton 1 0- 0-1 Dayton 81 0.269 Miami (Ohio) 11 8- 2-1 Miami (Ohio) 82 0.236 Oregon 11 2- 9-0 Oregon 83 0.227 Northern Michigan 1 1- 0-0 Northern Michigan 84 0.221 Furman 11 8- 3-0 Furman 85 0.189 Brown University 9 6- 3-0 Brown University 86 0.181 Tulane 11 4- 7-0 Tulane 87 0.176 Yale 9 5- 2-2 Yale 88 0.158 East Tennessee State 3 2- 1-0 East Tennessee State 89 0.153 Washington State 11 3- 7-1 Washington State 90 0.125 Texas Christian 11 2- 9-0 Texas Christian 91 0.123 Dartmouth College 9 6- 3-0 Dartmouth College 92 0.116 Wyoming 12 5- 7-0 Wyoming 93 0.104 Cincinnati 11 5- 6-0 Cincinnati 94 0.071 Virginia Tech 11 4- 7-0 Virginia Tech 95 0.057 Syracuse 11 3- 8-0 Syracuse 96 0.025 Memphis 11 4- 7-0 Memphis 97 0.024 Eastern Illinois 1 1- 0-0 Eastern Illinois 98 0.023 Louisiana Tech 11 6- 5-0 Louisiana Tech 99 -0.046 San Jose State 12 7- 5-0 San Jose State 100 -0.074 Arkansas State 11 7- 4-0 Arkansas State 101 -0.078 Appalachian State 11 7- 4-0 Appalachian State 102 -0.091 Kansas 11 1-10-0 Kansas 103 -0.113 Illinois 11 1- 8-2 Illinois 104 -0.148 Colorado State 11 5- 6-0 Colorado State 105 -0.149 Holy Cross College 11 7- 4-0 Holy Cross College 106 -0.163 Iowa 11 2- 9-0 Iowa 107 -0.216 McNeese State 11 7- 4-0 McNeese State 108 -0.229 Western Carolina 11 6- 5-0 Western Carolina 109 -0.232 San Diego State 11 4- 7-0 San Diego State 110 -0.262 Cornell 9 5- 3-1 Cornell 111 -0.303 New Mexico State 11 6- 5-0 New Mexico State 112 -0.310 Pacific 12 4- 8-0 Pacific 113 -0.330 William & Mary 11 5- 5-1 William & Mary 114 -0.333 Louisiana Monroe 11 6- 4-1 Louisiana Monroe 115 -0.396 Texas Arlington 11 5- 6-0 Texas Arlington 116 -0.408 Wake Forest 11 1-10-0 Wake Forest 117 -0.411 Western Michigan 11 7- 4-0 Western Michigan 118 -0.437 Vanderbilt 11 2- 9-0 Vanderbilt 119 -0.458 Harvard 9 4- 4-1 Harvard 120 -0.483 West Virginia 11 2- 9-0 West Virginia 121 -0.490 Richmond 11 3- 8-0 Richmond 122 -0.513 Massachusetts 5 2- 3-0 Massachusetts 123 -0.525 Cal State Fullerton 12 5- 7-0 Cal State Fullerton 124 -0.547 Lehigh 3 2- 1-0 Lehigh 125 -0.566 Army 11 4- 6-1 Army 126 -0.570 Cal State Long Beach 11 5- 6-0 Cal State Long Beach 127 -0.591 Citadel 11 5- 6-0 Citadel 128 -0.615 Virginia 11 2- 9-0 Virginia 129 -0.622 Villanova 11 5- 6-0 Villanova 130 -0.645 Southeastern Louisiana 2 1- 1-0 Southeastern Louisiana 131 -0.656 Drake 11 4- 7-0 Drake 132 -0.705 Southern Illinois 11 7- 4-0 Southern Illinois 133 -0.713 Delaware 4 2- 2-0 Delaware 134 -0.727 Western Kentucky 2 1- 1-0 Western Kentucky 135 -0.732 Weber State College 3 1- 2-0 Weber State College 136 -0.783 Wichita State 11 4- 7-0 Wichita State 137 -0.793 Jacksonville State 1 0- 1-0 Jacksonville State 138 -0.833 Princeton 9 2- 5-2 Princeton 139 -0.851 Columbia 9 3- 5-1 Columbia 140 -0.853 Air Force 11 3- 8-0 Air Force 141 -0.873 Northwestern 11 0-10-1 Northwestern 142 -0.903 Virginia Military 11 3- 8-0 Virginia Military 143 -0.922 West Texas A&M 11 3- 8-0 West Texas A&M 144 -0.960 Fresno State 11 3- 8-0 Fresno State 145 -0.980 Bowling Green State 11 4- 7-0 Bowling Green State 146 -1.003 Louisiana Lafayette 11 3- 8-0 Louisiana Lafayette 147 -1.006 Northern Illinois 11 5- 6-0 Northern Illinois 148 -1.081 Pennsylvania 9 2- 6-1 Pennsylvania 149 -1.089 Northwestern Louisiana 11 5- 6-0 Northwestern Louisiana 150 -1.116 Texas El Paso 12 1-11-0 Texas El Paso 151 -1.167 Idaho State 2 0- 2-0 Idaho State 152 -1.168 Ohio University 11 3- 8-0 Ohio University 153 -1.223 Kent State 11 4- 7-0 Kent State 154 -1.285 Connecticut 5 0- 5-0 Connecticut 155 -1.290 Bucknell University 4 1- 3-0 Bucknell University 156 -1.313 Colgate 11 3- 8-0 Colgate 157 -1.320 Carson Newman 1 0- 1-0 Carson Newman 158 -1.326 New Hampshire 1 0- 1-0 New Hampshire 159 -1.348 Boston College 11 0-11-0 Boston College 160 -1.433 Montana 2 0- 2-0 Montana 161 -1.433 Indiana State 11 3- 8-0 Indiana State 162 -1.474 South Dakota 1 0- 1-0 South Dakota 163 -1.509 Lamar 11 2- 8-1 Lamar 164 -1.518 Eastern Michigan 10 3- 7-0 Eastern Michigan 165 -1.523 Marshall 11 1-10-0 Marshall 166 -1.554 Toledo 11 2- 9-0 Toledo 167 -1.571 Elon College 1 0- 1-0 Elon College 168 -1.579 South Dakota State 1 0- 1-0 South Dakota State 169 -1.683 Davidson College 1 0- 1-0 Davidson College 170 -1.713 Santa Clara 2 0- 2-0 Santa Clara 171 -1.714 Lenoir-Rhyne College 1 0- 1-0 Lenoir-Rhyne College 172 -1.773 Lafayette College 4 1- 3-0 Lafayette College 173 -1.776 Wofford College 4 0- 4-0 Wofford College 174 -1.799 Youngstown State 1 0- 1-0 Youngstown State 175 -1.803 California Poly Ponoma 1 0- 1-0 California Poly Ponoma 176 -1.821 Western Illinois 3 1- 2-0 Western Illinois 177 -1.823 Illinois State 11 2- 9-0 Illinois State 178 -1.899 Cal State Northridge 1 0- 1-0 Cal State Northridge 179 -1.953 Nicholls State 3 0- 3-0 Nicholls State 180 -1.956 Idaho 5 0- 5-0 Idaho 181 -1.964 Presbyterian College 1 0- 1-0 Presbyterian College 182 -2.043 James Madison 1 0- 1-0 James Madison 183 -2.305 Akron 2 0- 2-0 Akron 184 -2.550 Stephen F Austin 2 0- 2-0 Stephen F Austin 185 -2.908 Grand Valley State 1 0- 1-0 Grand Valley State