College Football 1979
Method 3: Chi Square Linear WL - SD

Based on games played between 1979/9/1 and 1980/1/1
Soren Sorensen - Thu Nov 11 03:52:29 1999

 
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Rank Rating Team #G Record Link to team info 1 2.556 Southern California 12 11- 0-1 Southern California 2 2.430 Alabama 12 12- 0-0 Alabama 3 2.362 Houston 12 11- 1-0 Houston 4 2.341 Ohio State 12 11- 1-0 Ohio State 5 2.316 Oklahoma 12 11- 1-0 Oklahoma 6 2.265 Arkansas 12 10- 2-0 Arkansas 7 2.185 Texas 12 9- 3-0 Texas 8 2.169 Pittsburgh 12 11- 1-0 Pittsburgh 9 2.075 Nebraska 12 10- 2-0 Nebraska 10 1.945 Florida A&M 1 1- 0-0 Florida A&M 11 1.936 Florida State 12 11- 1-0 Florida State 12 1.919 Brigham Young 12 11- 1-0 Brigham Young 13 1.793 Purdue 12 10- 2-0 Purdue 14 1.785 Penn State 12 8- 4-0 Penn State 15 1.771 Washington 12 9- 3-0 Washington 16 1.767 Baylor University 12 8- 4-0 Baylor University 17 1.742 Temple 12 10- 2-0 Temple 18 1.732 North Carolina 12 8- 3-1 North Carolina 19 1.667 Texas A&M 11 6- 5-0 Texas A&M 20 1.663 Michigan 12 8- 4-0 Michigan 21 1.581 Clemson 12 8- 4-0 Clemson 22 1.560 South Carolina 12 8- 4-0 South Carolina 23 1.557 North Carolina State 11 7- 4-0 North Carolina State 24 1.541 Notre Dame 11 7- 4-0 Notre Dame 25 1.524 Tulane 12 9- 3-0 Tulane 26 1.472 Auburn 11 8- 3-0 Auburn 27 1.393 LSU 12 7- 5-0 LSU 28 1.354 Indiana 12 8- 4-0 Indiana 29 1.351 UCLA 11 5- 6-0 UCLA 30 1.349 Missouri 12 7- 5-0 Missouri 31 1.299 Maryland 11 7- 4-0 Maryland 32 1.279 Wake Forest 12 8- 4-0 Wake Forest 33 1.246 Syracuse 12 7- 5-0 Syracuse 34 1.193 Tennessee 12 7- 5-0 Tennessee 35 1.181 California 12 6- 6-0 California 36 1.161 Eastern Illinois 2 2- 0-0 Eastern Illinois 37 1.119 Oklahoma State 11 7- 4-0 Oklahoma State 38 1.106 Central Michigan 11 10- 0-1 Central Michigan 39 1.060 San Diego State 11 8- 3-0 San Diego State 40 1.049 Southern Methodist 11 5- 6-0 Southern Methodist 41 1.025 Iowa 11 5- 6-0 Iowa 42 1.014 Texas Tech 11 3- 6-2 Texas Tech 43 1.007 Arizona 12 6- 5-1 Arizona 44 0.991 McNeese State 12 11- 1-0 McNeese State 45 0.991 Arizona State 12 6- 6-0 Arizona State 46 0.978 Presbyterian College 2 2- 0-0 Presbyterian College 47 0.948 Stanford 11 5- 5-1 Stanford 48 0.939 Georgia 11 6- 5-0 Georgia 49 0.870 Minnesota 11 4- 6-1 Minnesota 50 0.870 Michigan State 11 5- 6-0 Michigan State 51 0.866 Utah State 11 7- 3-1 Utah State 52 0.839 East Carolina 11 7- 3-1 East Carolina 53 0.838 Miami (Florida) 11 5- 6-0 Miami (Florida) 54 0.834 Oregon 11 6- 5-0 Oregon 55 0.830 Southern Mississippi 11 6- 4-1 Southern Mississippi 56 0.767 Virginia 11 6- 5-0 Virginia 57 0.728 North Dakota 1 1- 0-0 North Dakota 58 0.710 West Virginia 11 5- 6-0 West Virginia 59 0.692 UNLV 12 9- 1-2 UNLV 60 0.691 Youngstown State 2 2- 0-0 Youngstown State 61 0.681 Navy 11 7- 4-0 Navy 62 0.672 Delaware 4 3- 1-0 Delaware 63 0.642 Rutgers 11 8- 3-0 Rutgers 64 0.597 Wisconsin 11 4- 7-0 Wisconsin 65 0.580 Utah 12 6- 6-0 Utah 66 0.564 Kentucky 11 5- 6-0 Kentucky 67 0.515 Hawaii 11 6- 5-0 Hawaii 68 0.512 Texas Christian 11 2- 8-1 Texas Christian 69 0.505 Texas Arlington 11 8- 3-0 Texas Arlington 70 0.494 Georgia Tech 11 4- 6-1 Georgia Tech 71 0.431 Virginia Tech 11 5- 6-0 Virginia Tech 72 0.429 Mississippi 11 4- 7-0 Mississippi 73 0.393 Boston College 11 5- 6-0 Boston College 74 0.363 West Texas A&M 11 6- 4-1 West Texas A&M 75 0.361 San Jose State 11 6- 4-1 San Jose State 76 0.357 Nicholls State 2 2- 0-0 Nicholls State 77 0.349 Toledo 11 7- 3-1 Toledo 78 0.330 Lamar 11 6- 3-2 Lamar 79 0.317 Kansas 11 3- 8-0 Kansas 80 0.304 Tennessee Chattanooga 11 9- 2-0 Tennessee Chattanooga 81 0.292 Tulsa 11 6- 5-0 Tulsa 82 0.261 Mississippi State 11 3- 8-0 Mississippi State 83 0.240 Miami (Ohio) 11 6- 5-0 Miami (Ohio) 84 0.226 Washington State 11 3- 8-0 Washington State 85 0.223 Colorado 11 3- 8-0 Colorado 86 0.213 New Mexico 12 6- 6-0 New Mexico 87 0.200 Louisville 11 4- 6-1 Louisville 88 0.184 Southern Illinois 11 8- 3-0 Southern Illinois 89 0.184 Colorado State 12 4- 7-1 Colorado State 90 0.182 Iowa State 11 3- 8-0 Iowa State 91 0.179 Illinois 11 2- 8-1 Illinois 92 0.144 Rice 11 1-10-0 Rice 93 0.142 Western Michigan 11 6- 5-0 Western Michigan 94 0.075 Cal State Long Beach 11 7- 4-0 Cal State Long Beach 95 0.063 Memphis 11 5- 6-0 Memphis 96 0.043 Kansas State 11 3- 8-0 Kansas State 97 0.021 Ohio University 11 6- 5-0 Ohio University 98 0.010 Ball State 11 6- 5-0 Ball State 99 0.005 Duke 11 2- 8-1 Duke 100 -0.017 Indiana State 11 8- 3-0 Indiana State 101 -0.022 North Texas 11 5- 6-0 North Texas 102 -0.070 Boston University 3 3- 0-0 Boston University 103 -0.120 Northern Illinois 11 5- 5-1 Northern Illinois 104 -0.132 Citadel 11 6- 5-0 Citadel 105 -0.158 Villanova 11 5- 6-0 Villanova 106 -0.194 East Tennessee State 11 7- 4-0 East Tennessee State 107 -0.213 Florida 11 0-10-1 Florida 108 -0.232 Wyoming 12 4- 8-0 Wyoming 109 -0.253 Virginia Military 11 6- 4-1 Virginia Military 110 -0.283 Army 11 2- 8-1 Army 111 -0.339 Boise State 2 1- 1-0 Boise State 112 -0.339 Akron 4 2- 2-0 Akron 113 -0.350 Cincinnati 11 2- 9-0 Cincinnati 114 -0.380 Northwestern 11 1-10-0 Northwestern 115 -0.399 Bowling Green State 11 4- 7-0 Bowling Green State 116 -0.416 Southeastern Louisiana 5 2- 3-0 Southeastern Louisiana 117 -0.427 Eastern Kentucky 3 2- 1-0 Eastern Kentucky 118 -0.433 Fresno State 11 4- 7-0 Fresno State 119 -0.441 Furman 11 5- 6-0 Furman 120 -0.446 Weber State College 2 0- 2-0 Weber State College 121 -0.449 Northern Colorado 1 0- 1-0 Northern Colorado 122 -0.451 California Poly State 2 1- 1-0 California Poly State 123 -0.472 Yale 9 8- 1-0 Yale 124 -0.484 Nevada Reno 1 0- 1-0 Nevada Reno 125 -0.501 Oregon State 11 1-10-0 Oregon State 126 -0.559 Vanderbilt 11 1-10-0 Vanderbilt 127 -0.579 Air Force 11 2- 9-0 Air Force 128 -0.584 William & Mary 11 4- 7-0 William & Mary 129 -0.595 Appalachian State 11 3- 8-0 Appalachian State 130 -0.603 Western Carolina 11 6- 5-0 Western Carolina 131 -0.609 Louisiana Lafayette 11 4- 7-0 Louisiana Lafayette 132 -0.622 Arkansas State 11 4- 7-0 Arkansas State 133 -0.690 New Hampshire 3 1- 0-2 New Hampshire 134 -0.741 Tennessee State 2 0- 2-0 Tennessee State 135 -0.741 Northwestern Louisiana 9 3- 6-0 Northwestern Louisiana 136 -0.795 Texas El Paso 11 2- 9-0 Texas El Paso 137 -0.815 Pacific 10 3- 7-0 Pacific 138 -0.827 Idaho 2 1- 1-0 Idaho 139 -0.880 Drake 11 3- 8-0 Drake 140 -0.883 Louisiana Tech 11 2- 9-0 Louisiana Tech 141 -0.884 Illinois State 11 3- 8-0 Illinois State 142 -0.895 Louisiana Monroe 11 3- 8-0 Louisiana Monroe 143 -0.902 Holy Cross College 11 5- 6-0 Holy Cross College 144 -0.976 Wichita State 11 1-10-0 Wichita State 145 -0.989 New Mexico State 11 2- 9-0 New Mexico State 146 -0.991 Colgate 10 5- 4-1 Colgate 147 -1.025 Bucknell University 3 1- 2-0 Bucknell University 148 -1.091 Wofford College 3 1- 2-0 Wofford College 149 -1.113 Brown University 9 6- 3-0 Brown University 150 -1.117 Connecticut 11 3- 6-2 Connecticut 151 -1.184 Santa Clara 2 0- 2-0 Santa Clara 152 -1.205 Eastern Michigan 11 2- 8-1 Eastern Michigan 153 -1.216 Cal State Fullerton 11 3- 8-0 Cal State Fullerton 154 -1.225 Princeton 9 5- 4-0 Princeton 155 -1.241 Northern Michigan 2 1- 1-0 Northern Michigan 156 -1.263 Cornell 9 5- 4-0 Cornell 157 -1.300 Western Kentucky 2 0- 2-0 Western Kentucky 158 -1.353 Kent State 11 1-10-0 Kent State 159 -1.387 Montana 1 0- 1-0 Montana 160 -1.414 Lafayette College 3 2- 0-1 Lafayette College 161 -1.428 Marshall 11 1-10-0 Marshall 162 -1.433 Dartmouth College 9 4- 4-1 Dartmouth College 163 -1.450 Richmond 11 0-11-0 Richmond 164 -1.465 Prairie View 1 0- 1-0 Prairie View 165 -1.504 Montana State Bozeman 1 0- 1-0 Montana State Bozeman 166 -1.701 Massachusetts 5 1- 4-0 Massachusetts 167 -1.719 Davidson College 1 0- 1-0 Davidson College 168 -1.724 Grand Valley State 1 0- 1-0 Grand Valley State 169 -1.781 Lehigh 2 1- 1-0 Lehigh 170 -1.808 North Alabama 1 0- 1-0 North Alabama 171 -1.849 Middle Tennessee State 2 0- 2-0 Middle Tennessee State 172 -1.860 Harvard 9 3- 6-0 Harvard 173 -1.910 James Madison 3 0- 3-0 James Madison 174 -1.934 Western Illinois 2 0- 2-0 Western Illinois 175 -1.952 Stephen F Austin 1 0- 1-0 Stephen F Austin 176 -1.965 Texas A&M Commerce 1 0- 1-0 Texas A&M Commerce 177 -2.036 Elon College 1 0- 1-0 Elon College 178 -2.145 Tennessee Tech 1 0- 1-0 Tennessee Tech 179 -2.265 California Poly Ponoma 1 0- 1-0 California Poly Ponoma 180 -2.345 Idaho State 2 0- 2-0 Idaho State 181 -2.461 Lenoir-Rhyne College 1 0- 1-0 Lenoir-Rhyne College 182 -2.502 Rhode Island 3 0- 3-0 Rhode Island 183 -2.521 Maine 1 0- 1-0 Maine 184 -2.646 Fort Hays State 1 0- 1-0 Fort Hays State 185 -2.656 Columbia 9 1- 8-0 Columbia 186 -2.988 Pennsylvania 9 0- 9-0 Pennsylvania 187 -3.144 Cal State Northridge 1 0- 1-0 Cal State Northridge