FCS College Football Rankings

We’ve come to the end of the FCS regular season. The 24 team playoff is set. How do the playoff teams fare in my top 25? Teams in bold have qualified for the playoffs.

  1. Illinois State (9-2, 118.932, #2 seed)
  2. Jacksonville State (10-1, 118.477, #1 seed)
  3. North Dakota State (9-2, 117.991, #3 seed)
  4. Dartmouth (9-1, 117.394)
  5. Harvard (9-1, 117.359)
  6. South Dakota State (8-3, 117.078)
  7. Northern Iowa (7-4, 116.140)
  8. Portland State (9-2, 116.039, #6 seed)
  9. Charleston Southern (9-2, 115.927, #8 seed)
  10. James Madison (9-2, 115.841, #5 seed)
  11. The Citadel (8-3, 115.598)
  12. McNeese State (10-0, 115.499, #4 seed)
  13. William & Mary (8-3, 115.189)
  14. Western Illinois (6-5, 115.084)
  15. Chattanooga (8-3, 115.048)
  16. Southern Utah (8-3, 114.845)
  17. Pennsylvania (7-3, 114.272)
  18. Richmond (8-3, 113.889, #7 seed)
  19. Coastal Carolina (9-2, 113.679)
  20. Youngstown State (5-6, 113.151)
  21. Fordham (9-2, 113.056)
  22. Western Carolina (7-4, 112.991)
  23. Villanova (6-5, 112.924)
  24. Montana (7-4, 112.851)
  25. Eastern Illinois (7-4, 112.735)

Other schools making the playoffs:

28. Sam Houston State (8-3, 111.970)
37. New Hampshire (7-4, 110.919)
40. Colgate (7-4, 110.721)
45. Dayton (10-1, 110.042)
61. Duquesne (8-3, 107.729)

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FBS College Football Rankings Week 12

Another week, another shakeup. Two more teams fall from the undefeated ranks. Here’s my top 25:

  1. Alabama (10-1, 130.310)
  2. Clemson (11-0, 129.421)
  3. Oklahoma (10-1, 129.251)
  4. Iowa (11-0, 128.761)
  5. Baylor (9-1, 128.224)
  6. Notre Dame (10-1, 128.220)
  7. Oklahoma State (10-1, 127.516)
  8. Ohio State (10-1, 127.492)
  9. Florida (10-1, 127.146)
  10. Michigan (9-2, 127.083)
  11. Michigan State (10-1, 127.056)
  12. Navy (9-1, 126.758)
  13. TCU (9-2, 126.607)
  14. Ole Miss (8-3, 126.182)
  15. Northwestern (9-2, 126.157)
  16. Stanford (9-2, 125.953)
  17. North Carolina (10-1, 125.533)
  18. LSU (7-3, 125.176)
  19. Florida State (9-2, 124.882)
  20. Tennessee (7-4, 124.801)
  21. West Virginia (6-4, 124.583)
  22. Wisconsin (8-3, 124.514)
  23. Mississippi State (8-3, 124.393)
  24. Toledo (9-1, 124.392)
  25. Utah (8-3, 124.210)

You can find my complete rankings here.

There’s a new conference at the top of my conference rankings. The Big 12 sneaks past the SEC for the highest average rating.

  1. Big 12 (123.335)
  2. SEC (123.241)
  3. Big 10 (122.709)
  4. Pac-12 (121.453)
  5. ACC (121.141)
  6. AAC (118.402)
  7. MAC (115.755)
  8. Mountain West (114.411)
  9. CUSA (113.815)
  10. Sun Belt (113.764)

FBS College Football Rankings for Week 11

There’s a new number 1 team in my college rankings this week. Alabama has passed Clemson after their thumping of Mississippi State and Clemson’s struggles against Syracuse. Alabama is on a roll right now. Iowa continues to impress in my ratings and Ohio State is making its move now into 4th. Here is my top 25 for this week:

 

  1. Alabama (9-1)
  2. Clemson (10-0)
  3. Iowa (10-0)
  4. Ohio State (10-0)
  5. Notre Dame (9-1)
  6. Oklahoma (9-1)
  7. Oklahoma State (10-0)
  8. Florida (9-1)
  9. TCU (9-1)
  10. Navy (8-1)
  11. Houston (10-0)
  12. Baylor (8-1)
  13. LSU (7-2)
  14. Michigan (8-2)
  15. Mississippi (7-3)
  16. North Carolina (9-1)
  17. Wisconsin (8-2)
  18. Memphis (8-2)
  19. Michigan State (9-1)
  20. Northwestern (8-2)
  21. Stanford (8-2)
  22. Tennessee (6-4)
  23. Florida State (8-2)
  24. Utah (8-2)
  25. Arkansas (6-4)

 

You can find my entire rankings for all 759 schools here.

FCS College Football Rankings for Week 9

Here are my top 25 schools in the FCS division of college football for Week 9.

  1. Harvard
  2. Illinois St
  3. Dartmouth
  4. Jacksonville St
  5. Portland St
  6. South Dakota St
  7. James Madison
  8. Charleston Southern
  9. Richmond
  10. Chattanooga
  11. North Dakota St
  12. William & Mary
  13. Northern Iowa
  14. Coastal Carolina
  15. The Citadel
  16. Southern Utah
  17. North Carolina A&T
  18. McNeese St
  19. Western Illinois
  20. Youngstown St
  21. Pennsylvania
  22. Fordham
  23. Towson
  24. Princeton
  25. Eastern Washington

You can find my complete rankings for all 759 teams here.

Conference Rankings through Week 8

Eight weeks are complete in this year’s college football season. How does your favorite conference stack up against the competition? Here are my rankings for each level of the NCAA along with their average rating.

FBS Division

  1. Southeastern (124.683)
  2. Big 12 (124.454)

  3. Big 10 (124.071)

  4. Pac-12 (122.905)

  5. Atlantic Coast (122.738)

  6. American Athletic (120.213)

  7. Midwest Athletic (116.555)

  8. Mountain West (114.898)

  9. Sun Belt (114.498)

  10. Conference USA (114.474)

FCS Division

  1. Ivy League (114.534)
  2. Missouri Valley (114.272)
  3. Colonial Athletic (111.662)
  4. Southern (111.185)
  5. Big South (110.193)
  6. Big Sky (110.052)
  7. Ohio Valley (108.645)
  8. Patriot (108.594)
  9. Southland (105.301)
  10. Northeast (105.244)
  11. Pioneer (103.781)
  12. Mid-Eastern Athletic (103.453)
  13. Southwestern Athletic (100.806)

Division II

  1. Lone Star (105.927)
  2. Gulf South (105.323)
  3. South Atlantic (103.126)
  4. Great Northwest Athletic (102.246)
  5. Rocky Mountain Athletic (100.798)
  6. Northern Sun Intercollegiate (100.000)
  7. Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic (100.000)
  8. Great American (100.000)
  9. Mountain East (99.204)
  10. Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic (98.804)
  11. Northeast-10 (98.060)
  12. Pennsylvania State Athletic (96.210)
  13. Great Lakes Valley (95.954)
  14. Central Intercollegiate Athletic (94.521)
  15. Heartland of America (90.272)
  16. Southern Intercollegiate Athletic (90.030)

Division III

  1. New England Small College Athletic (100.000)
  2. Empire 8 (97.550)
  3. Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic (96.238)
  4. College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (96.079)
  5. Northwest (94.749)
  6. Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic (94.446)
  7. Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic (94.237)
  8. Centennial (93.794)
  9. Southern Collegiate Athletic (93.429)
  10. Southern Athletic (92.646)
  11. Ohio Athletic (92.410)
  12. Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic (92.402)
  13. American Southwest (92.298)
  14. Middle Atlantic (91.853)
  15. Old Dominion Athletic (91.438)
  16. New Jersey Athletic (91.229)
  17. Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic (90.468)
  18. Presidents’ Athletic (90.047)
  19. Liberty League (89.862)
  20. North Coast Athletic (87.581)
  21. USA South Athletic (87.364)
  22. Northern Athletics Collegiate (86.319)
  23. Heartland Collegiate Athletic (86.305)
  24. Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic (85.043)
  25. Midwest (82.612)
  26. New England Football (82.581)
  27. Eastern Collegiate Football (79.838)
  28. Upper Midwest Athletic (77.986)

 

Weekly Top 25 in College Football

My first official rankings of the 2015 season! Here you go:

1. Northwestern (5-0)
2. Florida (5-0)
3. Utah (5-0)
4. Oklahoma (4-0)
5. Iowa (5-0)
6. LSU (4-0)
7. Michigan (4-1)
8. Stanford (4-1)
9. Navy (4-0)
10. Texas A&M (5-0)
11. Clemson (4-0)
12. Toledo (4-0)
13. Southern Cal (3-1)
14. Alabama (4-1)
15. Ole Miss (4-1)
16. Ohio State (5-0)
17. TCU (5-0)
18. West Virginia (3-1)
19. Pittsburgh (3-1)
20. Baylor (4-0)
21. Temple (4-0)
22. Houston (4-0)
23. Florida State (4-0)
24. Oklahoma State (5-0)
25. Mississippi State (3-2)

Other unbeatens:
26. Michigan State (5-0)
37. Memphis (5-0)
41. California (5-0)

Complete rankings can be found at Jeff Self 2015 College Football Rankings