College Football 1997
Method 3: Chi Square Linear WL - SD

Based on games played between 1997/8/23 and 1998/1/2
Soren Sorensen - Sat Nov 13 18:22:06 1999

 
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Rank Rating Team #G Record Link to team info 1 2.513 Florida State 12 11- 1-0 Florida State 2 2.472 Florida 12 10- 2-0 Florida 3 2.472 Tennessee 13 11- 2-0 Tennessee 4 2.470 Nebraska 13 13- 0-0 Nebraska 5 2.337 Michigan 12 12- 0-0 Michigan 6 2.190 Auburn 13 10- 3-0 Auburn 7 2.171 Georgia 12 10- 2-0 Georgia 8 2.116 UCLA 12 10- 2-0 UCLA 9 1.996 North Carolina 12 11- 1-0 North Carolina 10 1.884 Washington State 12 10- 2-0 Washington State 11 1.833 Kansas State 12 11- 1-0 Kansas State 12 1.803 Washington 12 8- 4-0 Washington 13 1.792 LSU 12 9- 3-0 LSU 14 1.738 Ohio State 13 10- 3-0 Ohio State 15 1.637 Mississippi 12 8- 4-0 Mississippi 16 1.548 Arizona State 12 9- 3-0 Arizona State 17 1.436 Mississippi State 11 7- 4-0 Mississippi State 18 1.413 Penn State 12 9- 3-0 Penn State 19 1.345 Virginia 11 7- 4-0 Virginia 20 1.277 Southern California 11 6- 5-0 Southern California 21 1.273 Clemson 12 7- 5-0 Clemson 22 1.228 Georgia Tech 12 7- 5-0 Georgia Tech 23 1.221 Purdue 12 9- 3-0 Purdue 24 1.214 Colorado State 13 11- 2-0 Colorado State 25 1.196 Oregon 12 7- 5-0 Oregon 26 1.179 South Carolina 11 5- 6-0 South Carolina 27 1.178 Southern Mississippi 12 9- 3-0 Southern Mississippi 28 1.166 Arizona 12 7- 5-0 Arizona 29 1.150 Michigan State 12 7- 5-0 Michigan State 30 1.064 Texas A&M 13 9- 4-0 Texas A&M 31 1.062 Youngstown State 1 1- 0-0 Youngstown State 32 1.015 North Carolina State 11 6- 5-0 North Carolina State 33 0.981 Syracuse 13 9- 4-0 Syracuse 34 0.964 Notre Dame 13 7- 6-0 Notre Dame 35 0.946 Marshall 13 10- 3-0 Marshall 36 0.930 Stanford 11 5- 6-0 Stanford 37 0.911 Iowa 12 7- 5-0 Iowa 38 0.890 Kentucky 11 5- 6-0 Kentucky 39 0.864 Alabama 11 4- 7-0 Alabama 40 0.864 Arkansas 11 4- 7-0 Arkansas 41 0.836 Miami (Ohio) 11 8- 3-0 Miami (Ohio) 42 0.824 Missouri 12 7- 5-0 Missouri 43 0.810 Colorado 11 5- 6-0 Colorado 44 0.776 Oklahoma State 12 8- 4-0 Oklahoma State 45 0.769 Texas Tech 11 6- 5-0 Texas Tech 46 0.736 Air Force 13 10- 3-0 Air Force 47 0.734 Wisconsin 13 8- 5-0 Wisconsin 48 0.727 Toledo 12 9- 3-0 Toledo 49 0.722 Louisiana Tech 11 9- 2-0 Louisiana Tech 50 0.654 Ohio University 11 8- 3-0 Ohio University 51 0.650 Central Florida 11 5- 6-0 Central Florida 52 0.640 Tulane 11 7- 4-0 Tulane 53 0.633 Wake Forest 11 5- 6-0 Wake Forest 54 0.533 West Virginia 12 7- 5-0 West Virginia 55 0.530 Northwestern 12 5- 7-0 Northwestern 56 0.507 New Mexico 13 9- 4-0 New Mexico 57 0.441 Cincinnati 12 8- 4-0 Cincinnati 58 0.431 California 11 3- 8-0 California 59 0.417 Rice 11 7- 4-0 Rice 60 0.385 Western Michigan 11 8- 3-0 Western Michigan 61 0.380 Virginia Tech 12 7- 5-0 Virginia Tech 62 0.331 Southern Methodist 11 6- 5-0 Southern Methodist 63 0.323 Wyoming 13 7- 6-0 Wyoming 64 0.228 Navy 11 7- 4-0 Navy 65 0.222 Vanderbilt 11 3- 8-0 Vanderbilt 66 0.211 East Carolina 11 5- 6-0 East Carolina 67 0.195 Eastern Washington 1 1- 0-0 Eastern Washington 68 0.183 Brigham Young 11 6- 5-0 Brigham Young 69 0.120 Utah 11 6- 5-0 Utah 70 0.115 Fresno State 12 6- 6-0 Fresno State 71 0.110 Oregon State 11 3- 8-0 Oregon State 72 0.100 Pittsburgh 12 6- 6-0 Pittsburgh 73 0.098 San Diego State 12 5- 7-0 San Diego State 74 0.083 Kansas 11 5- 6-0 Kansas 75 0.069 Miami (Florida) 11 5- 6-0 Miami (Florida) 76 0.036 Texas 11 4- 7-0 Texas 77 0.001 Oklahoma 12 4- 8-0 Oklahoma 78 -0.044 North Alabama 1 1- 0-0 North Alabama 79 -0.073 Duke 11 2- 9-0 Duke 80 -0.100 Appalachian State 1 0- 1-0 Appalachian State 81 -0.126 Minnesota 12 3- 9-0 Minnesota 82 -0.134 Nevada Reno 11 5- 6-0 Nevada Reno 83 -0.143 Maryland 11 2- 9-0 Maryland 84 -0.143 Louisiana Monroe 12 5- 7-0 Louisiana Monroe 85 -0.187 Utah State 12 6- 6-0 Utah State 86 -0.209 Indiana 11 2- 9-0 Indiana 87 -0.244 Richmond 1 0- 1-0 Richmond 88 -0.264 Memphis 11 4- 7-0 Memphis 89 -0.295 Eastern Michigan 11 4- 7-0 Eastern Michigan 90 -0.297 Ball State 11 5- 6-0 Ball State 91 -0.314 Boston College 11 4- 7-0 Boston College 92 -0.327 Bowling Green State 11 3- 8-0 Bowling Green State 93 -0.391 San Jose State 11 4- 7-0 San Jose State 94 -0.414 Baylor University 11 2- 9-0 Baylor University 95 -0.425 California Poly State 1 1- 0-0 California Poly State 96 -0.457 Houston 11 3- 8-0 Houston 97 -0.476 Texas El Paso 11 4- 7-0 Texas El Paso 98 -0.478 Southern Utah 1 1- 0-0 Southern Utah 99 -0.572 Kent State 11 3- 8-0 Kent State 100 -0.602 Temple 11 3- 8-0 Temple 101 -0.646 Iowa State 11 1-10-0 Iowa State 102 -0.648 Akron 11 2- 9-0 Akron 103 -0.662 Hawaii 12 3- 9-0 Hawaii 104 -0.724 UNLV 11 3- 8-0 UNLV 105 -0.724 Tulsa 11 2- 9-0 Tulsa 106 -0.725 Citadel 1 0- 1-0 Citadel 107 -0.805 Alabama Birmingham 11 5- 6-0 Alabama Birmingham 108 -0.829 Illinois 11 0-11-0 Illinois 109 -0.830 Army 11 4- 7-0 Army 110 -0.891 Sam Houston State 1 0- 1-0 Sam Houston State 111 -0.911 Idaho 11 5- 6-0 Idaho 112 -0.919 Boise State 11 4- 7-0 Boise State 113 -0.929 Western Illinois 1 0- 1-0 Western Illinois 114 -0.946 Louisville 11 1-10-0 Louisville 115 -0.954 Central Michigan 11 2- 9-0 Central Michigan 116 -1.044 North Texas 11 4- 7-0 North Texas 117 -1.070 Northern Iowa 1 0- 1-0 Northern Iowa 118 -1.130 Texas Christian 11 1-10-0 Texas Christian 119 -1.166 Montana 1 0- 1-0 Montana 120 -1.168 Northern Arizona 1 0- 1-0 Northern Arizona 121 -1.255 Louisiana Lafayette 11 1-10-0 Louisiana Lafayette 122 -1.272 Samford 1 0- 1-0 Samford 123 -1.290 Buffalo 1 0- 1-0 Buffalo 124 -1.341 Northern Illinois 11 0-11-0 Northern Illinois 125 -1.346 Cal State Northridge 3 1- 2-0 Cal State Northridge 126 -1.486 Northwestern Louisiana 1 0- 1-0 Northwestern Louisiana 127 -1.532 New Mexico State 11 2- 9-0 New Mexico State 128 -1.581 Rutgers 11 0-11-0 Rutgers 129 -1.619 Virginia Military 1 0- 1-0 Virginia Military 130 -1.821 Arkansas State 11 2- 9-0 Arkansas State 131 -1.845 Colgate 2 0- 2-0 Colgate 132 -1.864 James Madison 1 0- 1-0 James Madison 133 -1.905 Nicholls State 1 0- 1-0 Nicholls State 134 -1.947 Western Kentucky 1 0- 1-0 Western Kentucky 135 -2.287 Portland State 2 0- 2-0 Portland State 136 -2.372 Jacksonville State 1 0- 1-0 Jacksonville State 137 -2.445 Idaho State 2 0- 2-0 Idaho State 138 -2.461 Weber State College 1 0- 1-0 Weber State College 139 -2.500 Tennessee Tech 1 0- 1-0 Tennessee Tech 140 -2.573 Illinois State 1 0- 1-0 Illinois State 141 -2.576 Lafayette College 1 0- 1-0 Lafayette College 142 -2.701 California Davis 1 0- 1-0 California Davis 143 -2.857 Central Arkansas 1 0- 1-0 Central Arkansas 144 -2.892 Indiana State 1 0- 1-0 Indiana State 145 -3.099 Southwest Missouri State 1 0- 1-0 Southwest Missouri State