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

Perfomance Ratings are from David Wilson's system.

                    The Big Sky Conference

 442 Ave. Rating  /--Conference---\  /---Over-all----\ Perf
                  W  L  T  Pts  Opp  W  L  T  Pts  Opp Rate
                  -  -  -  ---  ---  -  -  -  ---  --- ----
Montana           8  0  0  325  164 14  1  0  638  264  752
N. Arizona        7  1  0  324  229  9  3  0  506  333  521
CS Northridge     5  3  0  291  225  7  4  0  407  313  460
Weber St.         5  3  0  235  208  7  4  0  325  262  453
Montana St.       4  4  0  166  171  6  5  0  247  222  428
E. Washington     4  4  0  213  189  6  5  0  305  254  427
Idaho St.         2  6  0  224  246  4  7  0  320  316  369
Portland St.      1  7  0  117  292  3  8  0  196  359  312
Sacramento St.    0  8  0  190  361  1 10  0  248  466  256


                    The Gateway Athletic Conference

 398 Ave. Rating  /--Conference---\  /---Over-all----\ Perf
                  W  L  T  Pts  Opp  W  L  T  Pts  Opp Rate
                  -  -  -  ---  ---  -  -  -  ---  --- ----
N. Iowa           5  0  0  182   73 12  2  0  457  255  526
W. Illinois       3  2  0   90   87  9  3  0  270  185  416
SW Missouri St.   3  2  0  123  103  7  4  0  285  179  400
Indiana St.       3  2  0   88   88  6  5  0  256  233  379
S. Illinois       1  4  0   94  142  5  6  0  302  302  333
Illinois St.      0  5  0   76  160  3  8  0  226  306  336


                    The Ivy League Conference

 212 Ave. Rating  /--Conference---\  /---Over-all----\ Perf
                  W  L  T  Pts  Opp  W  L  T  Pts  Opp Rate
                  -  -  -  ---  ---  -  -  -  ---  --- ----
Dartmouth         7  0  0  199   76 10  0  0  275  104  550
Columbia          5  2  0  119  133  8  2  0  181  159  228
Brown             4  3  0  171  160  5  5  0  238  246  180
Cornell           4  3  0  157  178  4  6  0  221  280  166
Penn              3  4  0  130  116  5  5  0  222  172  176
Harvard           2  5  0   98  115  4  6  0  163  164  145
Princeton         2  5  0   87  142  3  7  0  144  202  126
Yale              1  6  0  103  144  2  8  0  145  246  124


                    The Metro Atlantic Conference

-228 Ave. Rating  /--Conference---\  /---Over-all----\ Perf
                  W  L  T  Pts  Opp  W  L  T  Pts  Opp Rate
                  -  -  -  ---  ---  -  -  -  ---  --- ----
Duquesne          8  0  0  274   79 10  1  0  392  129   13
Georgetown, D.C.  7  1  0  261   76  7  3  0  303  167  -21
Marist            6  2  0  194  116  7  3  0  254  176  -56
St. John's, NY    5  3  0  227  185  6  4  0  260  209 -164
Canisius          4  4  0  137  108  5  4  0  158  108 -264
Siena             2  6  0  146  213  2  7  0  156  256 -364
St. Peter's       2  6  0  119  229  2  7  0  131  270 -364
Fairfield         1  7  0   93  271  1  8  0  112  313 -414
Iona              1  7  0   63  237  1  9  0   83  290 -414


                    The Mid-Eastern Conference

 284 Ave. Rating  /--Conference---\  /---Over-all----\ Perf
                  W  L  T  Pts  Opp  W  L  T  Pts  Opp Rate
                  -  -  -  ---  ---  -  -  -  ---  --- ----
Florida A&M       7  0  0  295  152  9  3  0  437  238  367
Howard U.         6  1  0  265   78 10  2  0  441  178  394
N. Carolina A&T   4  3  0  209  137  7  4  0  305  201  301
Hampton U.        3  4  0  202  177  5  6  0  266  241  268
S. Carolina St.   3  4  0  137  117  3  7  0  185  210  267
Morgan St.        2  5  0   89  277  4  7  0  172  365  244
Delaware St.      2  5  0  145  223  3  8  0  257  317  228
Bethune-Cookman   1  6  0   97  278  3  8  0  197  382  201


                    The Northeast Conference

 -48 Ave. Rating  /--Conference---\  /---Over-all----\ Perf
                  W  L  T  Pts  Opp  W  L  T  Pts  Opp Rate
                  -  -  -  ---  ---  -  -  -  ---  --- ----
Robert Morris     3  1  0  129   72  9  2  0  318  142   65
Monmouth, N.J.    3  1  0  108   97  7  3  0  247  170   10
Wagner            2  2  0  113  113  5  5  0  252  232  -57
Central Conn. St. 2  2  0  117  123  3  7  0  230  344  -70
St. Francis, Pa.  0  4  0   52  114  3  7  0  165  261 -190


                    The Ohio Valley Conference

 324 Ave. Rating  /--Conference---\  /---Over-all----\ Perf
                  W  L  T  Pts  Opp  W  L  T  Pts  Opp Rate
                  -  -  -  ---  ---  -  -  -  ---  --- ----
Murray St.        8  0  0  272   87 10  2  0  398  206  435
E. Kentucky       6  2  0  227  109  6  5  0  286  184  366
E. Illinois       5  2  0  253  142  8  4  0  378  240  394
Middle Tenn.      4  4  0  174  154  6  5  0  220  206  345
Tennessee Tech    4  4  0  142  190  5  6  0  180  242  326
Tennessee St.     3  4  0  163  167  4  7  0  258  268  294
SE Missouri       3  5  0  104  186  3  8  0  130  287  284
Tenn.-Martin      1  7  0   92  260  1 10  0  125  357  234
Austin Peay       1  7  0  137  269  1 10  0  149  339  234


                    The Patriot League Conference

 144 Ave. Rating  /--Conference---\  /---Over-all----\ Perf
                  W  L  T  Pts  Opp  W  L  T  Pts  Opp Rate
                  -  -  -  ---  ---  -  -  -  ---  --- ----
Bucknell          4  1  0  131   80  6  5  0  234  223  153
Colgate           3  2  0  152  111  6  5  0  285  256  176
Lehigh            3  2  0   92   80  5  6  0  208  264  184
Lafayette         2  2  0   89   91  5  5  0  192  214  176
Fordham           1  3  0   72  105  2  8  0  172  248   94
Holy Cross        1  4  0   76  145  2  9  0  209  351   79


                    The Pioneer League Conference

  64 Ave. Rating  /--Conference---\  /---Over-all----\ Perf
                  W  L  T  Pts  Opp  W  L  T  Pts  Opp Rate
                  -  -  -  ---  ---  -  -  -  ---  --- ----
Dayton            5  0  0  168   95 11  0  0  411  186  550
Drake             4  1  0  183   79  8  3  0  361  188  172
Evansville        2  3  0  130  188  5  5  0  270  330  -59
Butler            2  3  0  113  165  3  7  0  164  307  -59
Valparaiso        1  4  0  139  144  4  6  0  275  258 -109
San Diego         1  4  0   77  139  4  6  0  197  257 -109


                    The Southern Conference

 482 Ave. Rating  /--Conference---\  /---Over-all----\ Perf
                  W  L  T  Pts  Opp  W  L  T  Pts  Opp Rate
                  -  -  -  ---  ---  -  -  -  ---  --- ----
Marshall          9  0  0  385  116 15  0  0  658  210  852
E. Tennessee St.  7  1  0  235  131 10  3  0  378  286  652
Furman            6  3  0  230  235  9  4  0  335  301  592
Appalachian St.   5  3  0  173  160  7  4  0  223  196  482
Citadel           3  5  0  196  247  4  7  0  236  335  364
Georgia Southern  2  6  0  168  205  4  7  0  255  295  360
VMI               2  6  0  141  218  3  8  0  189  296  356
Tn.-Chattanooga   2  6  0  121  206  3  8  0  175  290  345
W. Carolina       1  7  0  143  274  4  7  0  232  318  338


                    The Southland Conference

 384 Ave. Rating  /--Conference---\  /---Over-all----\ Perf
                  W  L  T  Pts  Opp  W  L  T  Pts  Opp Rate
                  -  -  -  ---  ---  -  -  -  ---  --- ----
Troy St.          6  1  0  179   93 12  2  0  434  252  479
Nicholls St.      5  2  0  144  151  8  4  0  212  235  427
Stephen F.Austin  4  3  0  159  130  7  4  0  310  211  401
NW Louisiana      3  3  0  137   96  6  5  0  241  166  395
Sam Houston St.   3  3  0  118  145  4  7  0  238  309  371
SW Texas St.      2  4  0  113  183  5  6  0  221  310  363
McNeese St.       1  5  0  123  120  3  8  0  236  225  319
Jacksonville St.  0  3  0   39   94  1  9  0  177  290  315


                    The Southwestern Athletic Conference

 277 Ave. Rating  /--Conference---\  /---Over-all----\ Perf
                  W  L  T  Pts  Opp  W  L  T  Pts  Opp Rate
                  -  -  -  ---  ---  -  -  -  ---  --- ----
Jackson St.       6  1  0  281   91 10  2  0  396  183  377
Texas Southern    5  2  0  165  135  7  4  0  261  199  314
Miss. Valley St.  5  2  0  116  119  7  4  0  180  203  309
Southern U.       5  2  0  196   92  7  5  0  270  195  335
Alcorn St.        3  4  0  143  105  4  7  0  199  216  279
Grambling St.     2  5  0   96  151  3  8  0  161  218  242
Alabama St.       2  5  0   77  142  3  8  0  135  248  229
Prairie View      0  7  0   71  310  0 10  0  117  419  129


                    The Atlantic Ten Conference

 361 Ave. Rating  /--Conference---\  /---Over-all----\ Perf
                  W  L  T  Pts  Opp  W  L  T  Pts  Opp Rate
                  -  -  -  ---  ---  -  -  -  ---  --- ----
William & Mary    7  1  0  194  110 10  3  0  394  214  453
Villanova         7  2  0  272  178  8  4  0  378  261  430
Delaware          6  2  0  192  131  8  4  0  293  244  421
New Hampshire     7  3  0  269  186  8  3  0  311  213  399
Maine             5  3  0  221  157  7  4  0  285  212  369
James Madison     5  4  0  205  205  7  4  0  259  215  385
Northeastern      5  5  0  212  198  6  5  0  248  204  367
Massachusetts     4  5  0  188  264  6  5  0  257  294  353
Connecticut       2  5  0  166  158  4  6  0  244  191  321
Rhode Island      2  5  0  183  221  4  6  0  260  258  314
Richmond          1  7  0  127  164  2  9  0  157  197  276
Boston U.         0  9  0   80  337  1 10  0  119  373  239


                    I-AA Independents

 273 Ave. Rating  /--Conference---\  /---Over-all----\ Perf
                  W  L  T  Pts  Opp  W  L  T  Pts  Opp Rate
                  -  -  -  ---  ---  -  -  -  ---  --- ----
Youngstown St.    3  0  0   59    9  8  3  0  261  131  399
Cal Poly-SLO      2  0  0   79   67  5  6  0  308  356  336
Samford           1  0  0   20   14  6  5  0  175  240  343
Liberty           2  1  0   81   50  5  6  0  251  261  289
Buffalo           1  1  0   20   27  8  3  0  271  241  348
St. Mary's, Cal.  1  1  0   71   54  7  3  0  312  224  272
W. Kentucky       1  1  0   45   49  7  4  0  304  251  386
Towson St.        0  0  0    0    0  6  4  0  234  204   41
Wofford           2  2  0   98   77  6  5  0  264  220  311
Hofstra           2  2  0   87   48  5  6  0  203  138  311
Morehead St.      1  2  0   70   99  6  4  0  308  252  179
S. Utah           0  2  0   54   83  3  7  0  251  347  248
Charleston So.    0  4  0   49  156  2  8  0  164  359   79