College Football 1997
Ranking of Teams Globally

Based on games played between 1997/8/23 and 1998/1/2
Chi Square Linear Win - Difference - Ratio
Soren Sorensen - Sun Oct 06 08:54:38 2013

 
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Record Schedule Rank Strength Team Games Total Rank Strength 1 18835 Florida State 12 11 - 1 16 7904 2 18658 Tennessee 13 11 - 2 2 10978 3 18539 Florida 12 10 - 2 6 10087 4 17829 Nebraska 13 13 - 0 48 5020 5 17798 Michigan 12 12 - 0 38 5821 6 16538 Auburn 13 10 - 3 1 10986 7 16319 Georgia 12 10 - 2 15 7926 8 15709 UCLA 12 10 - 2 21 7290 9 14837 North Carolina 12 11 - 1 51 4772 10 13946 Kansas State 12 11 - 1 63 3368 11 13743 LSU 12 9 - 3 22 7244 12 13624 Washington State 12 10 - 2 35 6104 13 13601 Washington 12 8 - 4 11 8329 14 13267 Ohio State 13 10 - 3 44 5558 15 12468 Mississippi 12 8 - 4 8 9270 16 11193 Arizona State 12 9 - 3 47 5181 17 10932 Mississippi State 11 7 - 4 12 8208 18 10387 Penn State 12 9 - 3 49 4913 19 10218 Virginia 11 7 - 4 23 7194 20 9438 Purdue 12 9 - 3 60 3657 21 9427 Clemson 12 7 - 5 29 6954 22 9227 Colorado State 13 11 - 2 100 342 23 9223 Southern California 11 6 - 5 10 8555 24 9050 Oregon 12 7 - 5 24 7163 25 9047 Southern Mississippi 12 9 - 3 68 2926 26 8981 Georgia Tech 12 7 - 5 20 7343 27 8966 South Carolina 11 5 - 6 5 10162 28 8751 Arizona 12 7 - 5 26 7088 29 8670 Michigan State 12 7 - 5 42 5684 30 8033 Texas A&M 13 9 - 4 71 2622 31 7895 Youngstown State 1 1 - 0 127 -4051 32 7549 Marshall 13 10 - 3 103 -24 33 7345 North Carolina State 11 6 - 5 39 5816 34 7334 Syracuse 13 9 - 4 77 1683 35 7261 Notre Dame 13 7 - 6 32 6644 36 6915 Kentucky 11 5 - 6 17 7807 37 6854 Iowa 12 7 - 5 69 2837 38 6804 Alabama 11 4 - 7 9 8923 39 6643 Stanford 11 5 - 6 13 8198 40 6551 Arkansas 11 4 - 7 3 10307 41 6359 Miami (Ohio) 11 8 - 3 106 -317 42 6124 Oklahoma State 12 8 - 4 81 1467 43 6113 Colorado 11 5 - 6 27 7037 44 5932 Missouri 12 7 - 5 55 4376 45 5798 Air Force 13 10 - 3 109 -504 46 5733 Toledo 12 9 - 3 101 321 47 5567 Wisconsin 13 8 - 5 56 4183 48 5468 Ohio University 11 8 - 3 104 -220 49 5402 Texas Tech 11 6 - 5 57 4162 50 5291 Louisiana Tech 11 9 - 2 113 -1074 51 5057 Tulane 11 7 - 4 90 810 52 4911 Central Florida 11 5 - 6 54 4477 53 4408 Wake Forest 11 5 - 6 43 5586 54 4120 Northwestern 12 5 - 7 36 6084 55 3893 New Mexico 13 9 - 4 112 -864 56 3859 West Virginia 12 7 - 5 84 1332 57 3452 Cincinnati 12 8 - 4 108 -408 58 3237 Western Michigan 11 8 - 3 116 -1106 59 3225 Rice 11 7 - 4 96 665 60 3083 Virginia Tech 12 7 - 5 99 431 61 2968 California 11 3 - 8 19 7363 62 2545 Southern Methodist 11 6 - 5 82 1449 63 2296 Wyoming 13 7 - 6 92 768 64 2131 Eastern Washington 1 1 - 0 136 -6431 65 1693 Brigham Young 11 6 - 5 86 1114 66 1635 Vanderbilt 11 3 - 8 28 7017 67 1570 Navy 11 7 - 4 123 -3409 68 1359 East Carolina 11 5 - 6 62 3377 69 1009 Utah 11 6 - 5 107 -355 70 863 Kansas 11 5 - 6 67 3067 71 652 San Diego State 12 5 - 7 66 3152 72 641 Fresno State 12 6 - 6 102 26 73 587 Oregon State 11 3 - 8 37 5943 74 445 Pittsburgh 12 6 - 6 91 781 75 387 Miami (Florida) 11 5 - 6 89 874 76 -7 Oklahoma 12 4 - 8 52 4725 77 -34 Texas 11 4 - 7 64 3318 78 -234 North Alabama 1 1 - 0 141 -9204 79 -529 Duke 11 2 - 9 34 6549 80 -814 Nevada Reno 11 5 - 6 105 -255 81 -1105 Louisiana Monroe 12 5 - 7 80 1502 82 -1251 Maryland 11 2 - 9 25 7108 83 -1282 Minnesota 12 3 - 9 53 4590 84 -1320 Utah State 12 6 - 6 119 -2573 85 -1520 Appalachian State 1 0 - 1 7 9427 86 -1727 Indiana 11 2 - 9 31 6750 87 -1747 Ball State 11 5 - 6 110 -605 88 -1820 Memphis 11 4 - 7 94 693 89 -1996 Eastern Michigan 11 4 - 7 97 569 90 -2307 Bowling Green State 11 3 - 8 59 3869 91 -2530 Richmond 1 0 - 1 4 10218 92 -2603 Boston College 11 4 - 7 88 1072 93 -2814 California Poly State 1 1 - 0 142 -11208 94 -2853 Southern Utah 1 1 - 0 143 -12979 95 -2999 Baylor University 11 2 - 9 46 5227 96 -3022 San Jose State 11 4 - 7 78 1594 97 -3379 Texas El Paso 11 4 - 7 93 720 98 -3617 Houston 11 3 - 8 65 3168 99 -4051 Kent State 11 3 - 8 76 1959 100 -4588 Akron 11 2 - 9 61 3640 101 -4600 Iowa State 11 1 - 10 41 5791 102 -4657 Temple 11 3 - 8 85 1322 103 -5134 Hawaii 12 3 - 9 98 553 104 -5218 Tulsa 11 2 - 9 72 2390 105 -5364 UNLV 11 3 - 8 111 -806 106 -6067 Illinois 11 0 - 11 33 6578 107 -6128 Alabama Birmingham 11 5 - 6 129 -4963 108 -6416 Boise State 11 4 - 7 124 -3482 109 -6431 Idaho 11 5 - 6 134 -6352 110 -6447 Army 11 4 - 7 120 -2659 111 -6531 Western Illinois 1 0 - 1 18 7549 112 -6539 Central Michigan 11 2 - 9 87 1082 113 -6762 Sam Houston State 1 0 - 1 14 8033 114 -6815 Citadel 1 0 - 1 40 5798 115 -6881 Louisville 11 1 - 10 73 2337 116 -7422 North Texas 11 4 - 7 125 -3510 117 -8159 Texas Christian 11 1 - 10 83 1430 118 -8436 Northern Iowa 1 0 - 1 30 6854 119 -9054 Northern Arizona 1 0 - 1 58 3893 120 -9204 Louisiana Lafayette 11 1 - 10 75 2139 121 -9315 Montana 1 0 - 1 74 2296 122 -9630 Samford 1 0 - 1 50 4911 123 -9642 Northern Illinois 11 0 - 11 70 2830 124 -9676 Buffalo 1 0 - 1 45 5468 125 -10156 Cal State Northridge 3 1 - 2 140 -7586 126 -11208 New Mexico State 11 2 - 9 122 -3331 127 -11896 Rutgers 11 0 - 11 95 667 128 -12360 Northwestern Louisiana 1 0 - 1 114 -1105 129 -12564 Virginia Military 1 0 - 1 79 1570 130 -12979 Arkansas State 11 2 - 9 128 -4513 131 -13616 Colgate 2 0 - 2 118 -2438 132 -14484 James Madison 1 0 - 1 117 -1747 133 -15121 Western Kentucky 1 0 - 1 132 -6128 134 -15551 Nicholls State 1 0 - 1 115 -1105 135 -17318 Portland State 2 0 - 2 121 -2895 136 -18017 Jacksonville State 1 0 - 1 131 -6128 137 -18451 Idaho State 2 0 - 2 126 -3875 138 -18900 Weber State College 1 0 - 1 135 -6416 139 -18900 Tennessee Tech 1 0 - 1 133 -6128 140 -19522 Lafayette College 1 0 - 1 138 -6447 141 -19580 Illinois State 1 0 - 1 130 -5364 142 -19764 California Davis 1 0 - 1 137 -6431 143 -20904 Central Arkansas 1 0 - 1 144 -12979 144 -21638 Indiana State 1 0 - 1 139 -7422 145 -22606 Southwest Missouri State 1 0 - 1 145 -12979