Division I-A Football Conference Standings as of 1/2/97

Perfomance Ratings are from David Wilson's system.

                    The Atlantic Coast Conference

 648 Ave. Rating  /--Conference---\  /---Over-all----\ Perf
                  W  L  T  Pts  Opp  W  L  T  Pts  Opp Rate
                  -  -  -  ---  ---  -  -  -  ---  --- ----
Florida St.       8  0  0  314   71 11  1  0  446  174  858
North Carolina    6  2  0  240   76 10  2  0  357  123  758
Clemson           6  2  0  164  156  7  5  0  245  241  673
Virginia          5  3  0  219  112  7  5  0  341  203  676
Georgia Tech      4  4  0  157  161  5  6  0  220  236  627
Maryland          3  5  0  118  205  5  6  0  187  239  611
N. Carolina St.   3  5  0  199  285  3  8  0  268  401  600
Wake Forest       1  7  0   79  287  3  8  0  144  374  582
Duke              0  8  0  105  242  0 11  0  162  379  450


                    The Big 12 Conference

 653 Ave. Rating  /--Conference---\  /---Over-all----\ Perf
                  W  L  T  Pts  Opp  W  L  T  Pts  Opp Rate
                  -  -  -  ---  ---  -  -  -  ---  --- ----
Nebraska          8  1  0  392  111 11  2  0  553  174  747
Colorado          7  1  0  221  126 10  2  0  352  220  754
Texas             7  2  0  354  196  8  5  0  447  305  694
Kansas St.        6  2  0  197  162  9  3  0  340  191  709
Texas Tech        5  3  0  197  149  7  5  0  323  232  662
Texas A&M         4  4  0  174  174  6  6  0  351  257  634
Missouri          3  5  0  197  307  5  6  0  278  376  649
Oklahoma          3  5  0  193  290  3  8  0  255  392  589
Oklahoma St.      2  6  0  159  281  5  6  0  243  327  608
Kansas            2  6  0  171  286  4  7  0  300  358  615
Baylor            1  7  0  186  281  4  7  0  266  320  599
Iowa St.          1  7  0  221  299  2  9  0  314  401  572


                    The Big 10 Conference

 682 Ave. Rating  /--Conference---\  /---Over-all----\ Perf
                  W  L  T  Pts  Opp  W  L  T  Pts  Opp Rate
                  -  -  -  ---  ---  -  -  -  ---  --- ----
Ohio St.          7  1  0  264   91 11  1  0  455  131  812
Northwestern      7  1  0  215  182  9  3  0  336  278  708
Penn St.          6  2  0  224  174 11  2  0  400  203  764
Iowa              6  2  0  233  183  9  3  0  339  243  722
Michigan          5  3  0  185  131  8  4  0  277  184  719
Michigan St.      5  3  0  277  179  6  6  0  358  303  657
Wisconsin         3  5  0  190  203  8  5  0  377  243  689
Purdue            2  6  0  146  248  3  8  0  194  324  634
Minnesota         1  7  0  145  281  4  7  0  236  340  633
Indiana           1  7  0  181  268  3  8  0  242  291  591
Illinois          1  7  0  149  269  2  9  0  190  372  579


                    The Big East Conference

 643 Ave. Rating  /--Conference---\  /---Over-all----\ Perf
                  W  L  T  Pts  Opp  W  L  T  Pts  Opp Rate
                  -  -  -  ---  ---  -  -  -  ---  --- ----
Virginia Tech     6  1  0  220  111 10  2  0  370  209  735
Miami             6  1  0  233  111  9  3  0  368  210  739
Syracuse          6  1  0  291  105  9  3  0  437  208  727
West Virginia     4  3  0  181  112  8  4  0  271  156  695
Pittsburgh        3  4  0  121  242  4  7  0  214  430  632
Boston College    2  5  0  138  220  5  7  0  264  364  642
Rutgers           1  6  0   78  238  2  9  0  143  380  535
Temple            0  7  0  140  263  1 10  0  218  386  437


                    The Big West Conference

 463 Ave. Rating  /--Conference---\  /---Over-all----\ Perf
                  W  L  T  Pts  Opp  W  L  T  Pts  Opp Rate
                  -  -  -  ---  ---  -  -  -  ---  --- ----
Nevada            4  1  0  238  106  9  3  0  515  278  573
Utah St.          4  1  0  175  130  6  5  0  330  339  579
Idaho             3  2  0  167  112  6  5  0  374  296  465
North Texas       3  2  0   93  105  5  6  0  161  293  498
Boise St.         1  4  0  121  231  2 10  0  240  459  359
New Mexico St.    0  5  0   86  196  1 10  0  166  396  303


                    Conference USA

 658 Ave. Rating  /--Conference---\  /---Over-all----\ Perf
                  W  L  T  Pts  Opp  W  L  T  Pts  Opp Rate
                  -  -  -  ---  ---  -  -  -  ---  --- ----
Southern Miss.    4  1  0  141  108  8  3  0  287  247  724
Houston           4  1  0  171  124  7  5  0  361  341  680
Cincinnati        2  3  0   88  100  6  5  0  228  212  641
Louisville        2  3  0   57  102  5  6  0  182  205  650
Memphis           2  3  0   65   92  4  7  0  141  219  648
Tulane            1  4  0  109  105  2  9  0  213  268  602


                    The Mid-America Conference

 461 Ave. Rating  /--Conference---\  /---Over-all----\ Perf
                  W  L  T  Pts  Opp  W  L  T  Pts  Opp Rate
                  -  -  -  ---  ---  -  -  -  ---  --- ----
Ball St.          7  1  0  217  121  8  4  0  296  210  533
Toledo            6  2  0  153  134  7  4  0  210  259  511
Miami, Ohio       6  2  0  229   90  6  5  0  273  168  512
Ohio U.           5  3  0  209  107  6  6  0  302  237  492
Cent. Michigan    4  4  0  251  239  5  6  0  351  353  457
Bowling Green     3  5  0  130  176  4  7  0  176  240  448
Akron             3  5  0  116  193  4  7  0  175  269  437
E. Michigan       3  5  0  183  185  3  8  0  210  284  429
W. Michigan       2  6  0  151  200  2  9  0  208  304  393
Kent              1  7  0  171  365  2  9  0  255  492  394


                    The Pacific Ten Conference

 666 Ave. Rating  /--Conference---\  /---Over-all----\ Perf
                  W  L  T  Pts  Opp  W  L  T  Pts  Opp Rate
                  -  -  -  ---  ---  -  -  -  ---  --- ----
Arizona St.       8  0  0  344  182 11  1  0  488  216  776
Washington        7  1  0  268  140  9  3  0  391  254  728
Stanford          5  3  0  174  196  7  5  0  248  229  683
UCLA              4  4  0  257  245  5  6  0  330  318  669
Oregon            3  5  0  269  271  6  5  0  378  356  651
Southern Cal      3  5  0  210  211  6  6  0  325  267  672
California        3  5  0  224  288  6  6  0  382  407  634
Arizona           3  5  0  226  256  5  6  0  310  280  640
Washington St.    3  5  0  205  230  5  6  0  314  317  632
Oregon St.        1  7  0  125  283  2  9  0  216  388  573


                    The Southeastern Conference

 702 Ave. Rating  /--Conference---\  /---Over-all----\ Perf
                  W  L  T  Pts  Opp  W  L  T  Pts  Opp Rate
                  -  -  -  ---  ---  -  -  -  ---  --- ----
Florida           9  0  0  421  142 12  1  0  611  221  891
Tennessee         7  1  0  275  113 10  2  0  437  185  765
Louisiana St.     6  2  0  192  145 10  2  0  335  210  762
Alabama           6  3  0  234  145 10  3  0  316  195  766
Auburn            4  4  0  247  224  8  4  0  398  277  720
South Carolina    4  4  0  171  170  6  5  0  245  238  687
Georgia           3  5  0  189  224  5  6  0  230  257  670
Mississippi St.   3  5  0  136  181  5  6  0  249  229  654
Kentucky          3  5  0  118  260  4  7  0  138  322  653
Mississippi       2  6  0   96  228  5  6  0  203  270  633
Arkansas          2  6  0   88  202  4  7  0  174  267  648
Vanderbilt        0  8  0   65  198  2  9  0  122  234  575


                    The Western Athletic Conference

 596 Ave. Rating  /--Conference---\  /---Over-all----\ Perf
                  W  L  T  Pts  Opp  W  L  T  Pts  Opp Rate
                  -  -  -  ---  ---  -  -  -  ---  --- ----
Brigham Young    10  0  0  410  170 14  1  0  590  277  760
Wyoming           7  2  0  341  180 10  2  0  464  284  671
San Diego St.     6  2  0  300  209  8  3  0  428  303  625
Utah              6  2  0  224  199  8  4  0  313  309  652
Rice              6  2  0  261  194  7  4  0  296  312  671
Colorado St.      6  2  0  248  169  7  5  0  380  336  624
Air Force         5  3  0  316  171  6  5  0  360  231  628
Southern Meth.    4  4  0  180  211  5  6  0  246  267  626
New Mexico        3  5  0  237  233  6  5  0  331  280  598
Texas Christian   3  5  0  167  208  4  7  0  211  302  571
Fresno St.        3  5  0  199  245  4  7  0  267  344  559
San Jose St.      3  5  0  168  273  3  9  0  221  448  536
Tulsa             2  6  0  178  259  4  7  0  245  333  596
Hawaii            1  7  0  100  315  2 10  0  161  433  469
Nevada LV         1  8  0  239  383  1 11  0  276  551  489
Texas-El Paso     0  8  0  129  278  2  9  0  183  314  465


                    The I-A Independents

 582 Ave. Rating  /--Conference---\  /---Over-all----\ Perf
                  W  L  T  Pts  Opp  W  L  T  Pts  Opp Rate
                  -  -  -  ---  ---  -  -  -  ---  --- ----
East Carolina     2  0  0   62   23  8  3  0  316  214  711
Army              1  0  0   28   24 10  2  0  379  224  679
Notre Dame        1  0  0   54   27  8  3  0  407  181  713
NE Louisiana      1  0  0   39   38  5  6  0  192  353  559
SW Louisiana      3  1  0  153  132  5  6  0  304  404  617
Louisiana Tech    2  2  0  144  137  6  5  0  351  342  555
Ala.-Birmingham   2  2  0  125  116  5  6  0  266  279  522
Cent. Florida     1  2  0   80   80  5  6  0  277  261  519
N. Illinois       1  2  0   76  115  1 10  0  157  400  394
Arkansas St.      1  4  0  149  187  4  7  0  272  365  457
Navy              0  2  0   51   82  9  3  0  392  309  677