Division I-AA College Football Performance Ratings 1/2/98

Villanova's loss to Youngstown St. has upset the apple cart. McNeese State's one loss was to Stephen F. Austin. Youngtown State's losses were to Northern Iowa and W. Illinois.

A team's rating is the average of its opponents' ratings plus 100 for a win or minus 100 for a loss excluding wins that would lower the rating and losses that would raise the rating. Post-season games count double. These ratings are in the public domain and may be freely published.

#=Division I-AA Non-scholarship
                       W  L
                       -  -
  1  Youngstown St.   13  2   652
  2  McNeese St.      13  2   621
  3  Villanova        12  1   612
  4  W. Illinois      11  2   611
  5  Delaware         12  2   585
  6  E. Washington    12  2   569
  7  N. Iowa           7  4   560
  8  Cal Poly-SLO     10  1   556
  9 #Harvard           9  1   547
 10 #Bucknell         10  1   542
 11  Northeastern      8  3   540
 12  William & Mary    7  4   531
 13  Montana           8  4   529
 14  Hampton U.       10  2   524
 15  Hofstra           9  3   521
 16  Richmond          6  5   513
 17 #Dartmouth         8  2   508
 18  Liberty           9  2   507
 19 #Colgate           7  5   501
 20  Southern U.      11  1   499
     NW Louisiana      8  4   499
 22  Stephen F.Austin  8  3   497
 23  W. Kentucky      10  2   488
 24  Connecticut       7  4   486
 25  N. Arizona        6  5   478
 26  CS Northridge     6  6   477
 27  Montana St.       6  5   476
 28  New Hampshire     5  6   475
 29 #Penn              6  4   473
 30  James Madison     5  6   472
     Georgia Southern 10  3   472
 32  Weber St.         6  5   469
 33 #Dayton            9  1   467
 34 #Brown             6  4   460
 35  Maine             5  6   450
    #Cornell           5  5   450
 37  Portland St.      4  7   449
    #Princeton         5  5   449
 39 #Lehigh            4  7   448
 40  Florida A&M       9  3   433
 41 #Fordham           5  6   430
     Appalachian St.   7  4   430
 43  SW Texas St.      5  6   429
     Idaho St.         3  8   429
 45  Nicholls St.      5  6   426
 46  S. Carolina St.   9  3   419
 47  Sam Houston St.   5  6   402
 48 #Lafayette         3  8   399
     Furman            7  4   399
 50  Rhode Island      2  9   398
     Jackson St.       9  3   398
 52  E. Tennessee St.  7  4   397
 53  E. Kentucky       8  4   388
 54  Troy St.          5  6   385
    #Holy Cross        3  8   385
 56 #Columbia          3  7   384
 57  St. Mary's, Cal.  4  6   382
 58  S. Utah           5  6   380
 59 #Robert Morris     8  3   379
 60  Sacramento St.    1 10   378
     Tn.-Chattanooga   7  4   378
 62  Massachusetts     2  9   373
     Boston U.         1 10   373
 64 #Towson St.        3  7   371
     Samford           7  4   371
 66  Citadel           6  5   368
 67  Howard U.         7  4   354
     SW Missouri St.   5  6   354
 69  E. Illinois       8  3   347
 70 #Elon              7  4   340
 71  Murray St.        7  4   333
 72  N. Carolina A&T   7  4   329
 73  Tennessee Tech    6  5   328
 74  W. Carolina       3  8   319
 75 #Georgetown, D.C.  8  3   318
 76  Tennessee St.     4  7   307
 77  Indiana St.       3  8   302
 78  Jacksonville St.  1 10   297
 79  Ark.-Pine Bluff   8  3   291
 80 #Yale              1  9   284
 81  S. Illinois       3  8   283
     Wofford           3  7   283
 83  Middle Tenn.      4  6   274
 84 #Monmouth, N.J.    5  4   271
 85 #Duquesne          7  3   269
 86 #Morehead St.      7  3   267
 87  Illinois St.      2  9   259
 88 #St. John's, NY    8  3   240
    #Fairfield         7  3   240
 90  Buffalo           2  9   237
 91 #Siena             6  3   236
 92  Morgan St.        3  7   232
 93 #San Diego         8  3   231
     Delaware St.      3  8   231
 95  SE Missouri       4  7   230
     Norfolk St.       3  7   230
 97  Bethune-Cookman   4  7   226
 98  South Florida     5  6   222
 99  Alcorn St.        4  7   216
100 #Marist            6  4   211
101  Texas Southern    5  6   204
    #Drake             8  3   204
103 #Butler            6  4   200
104  VMI               0 11   183
105  Miss. Valley St.  4  6   175
106 #Wagner            6  4   169
107  Alabama St.       3  8   168
108 #Central Conn. St. 5  5   166
109  Grambling St.     3  8   141
110  Charleston So.    1  9   133
111 #Valparaiso        3  7   132
112  Tenn.-Martin      1 10   130
113 #Evansville        2  8    54
114  Austin Peay       0 10    30
115 #St. Francis, Pa.  2  9     7
116 #Canisius          3  7   -22
117  Prairie View      0  9  -150
118  LaSalle           1  8  -176
119 #St. Peter's       1  9  -276
120 #Iona              0 10  -376

David L. Wilson / dwilson@engr.wisc.edu