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About the Data

  • Power is the strength of a team
  • Rank is a combination of power and win-loss record that determines the order in which teams are ranked
  • W=Win, L=Loss, CW=Conference Win, CL=Conference Loss
  • SOS is strength of schedule ranking, determined by averaging the power ratings of every opponent on a team's schedule
  • Pos. Chg. is the change from last week, except for 2015 and earlier when it's season cumulative.
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Congrove Computer Rankings (FBS)

Updated January 5th, 1998

Pos. Team Power Power Chg. Rank W L SOS
1 NebraskaBig 12-N 119.59 0.00 119.59 13 0 0
2 MichiganBig 10 117.47 0.00 117.47 12 0 0
3 Florida StateACC 115.02 0.00 105.44 11 1 0
4 FloridaSEC-E 123.08 0.00 102.57 10 2 0
5 TennesseeBig 12-S 114.38 0.00 96.78 4 7 0
6 North CarolinaACC 105.12 0.00 96.36 11 1 0
7 Kansas StateBig 12-N 105.08 0.00 96.32 11 1 0
8 Ohio stateBig 10 112.98 0.00 86.91 10 3 0
9 Penn StateBig 10 113.61 0.00 85.21 9 3 0
10 UCLAPAC 10 101.21 0.00 84.34 10 2 0
11 Colorado StateWAC-P 99.31 0.00 84.03 11 2 0
12 AuburnSEC-W 108.16 0.00 83.20 9 3 0
13 Arizona StatePAC 10 110.71 0.00 83.03 9 3 0
14 Louisiana StateSEC-W 108.43 0.00 81.32 10 3 0
15 GeorgiaSEC-E 94.01 0.00 78.34 10 2 0
16 Washington StatePAC 10 92.54 0.00 77.12 10 2 0
17 Southern MississippiCUSA 102.38 0.00 76.79 9 3 0
18 WashingtonPAC 10 114.42 0.00 76.28 8 4 0
19 SyracuseBig East 102.25 0.00 70.79 9 4 0
20 Texas A & MWAC-M 100.05 0.00 69.27 1 10 0
21 Louisiana TechInd. 81.78 0.00 66.91 9 2 0
22 PurdueBig 10 88.18 0.00 66.14 9 3 0
23 Air ForceWAC-P 84.50 0.00 65.00 10 3 0
24 Miami (O)MAC-E 87.67 0.00 63.76 8 3 0
25 MarshallMAC-E 80.17 0.00 61.67 10 3 0
26 ToledoMAC-W 81.32 0.00 60.99 9 3 0
27 IowaBig 10 104.52 0.00 60.97 7 5 0
28 WisconsinBig 10 98.64 0.00 60.70 8 5 0
29 Brigham YoungWAC-M 110.43 0.00 60.23 6 5 0
30 VirginiaACC 94.55 0.00 60.17 7 4 0
31 Virginia TechBig East 103.04 0.00 60.11 7 5 0
32 New MexicoWAC-M 85.72 0.00 59.34 9 4 0
33 Oklahoma StateBig 12-S 88.89 0.00 59.26 8 4 0
34 Michigan StateBig 10 100.66 0.00 58.72 7 5 0
35 MississippiSEC-W 87.78 0.00 58.52 8 4 0
36 RiceWAC-M 91.84 0.00 58.44 7 4 0
37 CincinnatiCUSA 87.51 0.00 58.34 8 4 0
38 Mississippi StateSEC-W 91.67 0.00 58.34 7 4 0
39 OhioMAC-E 78.95 0.00 57.42 8 3 0
40 West VirginiaBig East 98.19 0.00 57.28 7 5 0
41 ArizonaPAC 10 97.24 0.00 56.72 7 5 0
42 Texas TechBig 12-S 100.95 0.00 55.06 6 5 0
43 MissouriBig 12-N 94.29 0.00 55.00 7 5 0
44 Notre DameInd. 101.71 0.00 54.77 7 6 0
45 OregonPAC 10 93.70 0.00 54.66 7 5 0
46 ClemsonACC 93.58 0.00 54.59 7 5 0
47 Southern CaliforniaPAC 10 99.58 0.00 54.32 6 5 0
48 ColoradoBig 12-N 116.94 0.00 53.15 5 6 0
49 NavyInd. 83.01 0.00 52.82 7 4 0
50 Georgia TechACC 88.17 0.00 51.43 7 5 0
51 UtahWAC-M 92.01 0.00 50.19 6 5 0
52 TulaneCUSA 76.51 0.00 48.69 7 4 0
53 North Carolina StateACC 88.35 0.00 48.19 6 5 0
54 Western MichiganMAC-W 65.22 0.00 47.43 8 3 0
55 WyomingWAC-P 87.35 0.00 47.03 7 6 0
56 Miami (FLA)Big East 103.14 0.00 46.88 5 6 0
57 Southern MethodistWAC-M 80.14 0.00 43.71 6 5 0
58 StanfordPAC 10 95.55 0.00 43.43 5 6 0
59 South CarolinaSEC-E 94.89 0.00 43.13 5 6 0
60 East CarolinaCUSA 92.93 0.00 42.24 5 6 0
61 NorthwesternBig 10 99.41 0.00 41.42 5 7 0
62 NevadaBig West 89.66 0.00 40.75 5 6 0
63 PittsburghBig East 80.69 0.00 40.35 6 6 0
64 San Diego StateWAC-P 95.61 0.00 39.84 5 7 0
65 KansasBig 12-N 85.40 0.00 38.82 5 6 0
66 Utah StateBig West 77.42 0.00 38.71 6 6 0
67 TexasBig 12-S 105.04 0.00 38.20 9 4 0
68 KentuckySEC-E 80.47 0.00 36.58 5 6 0
69 Fresno StateWAC-P 72.89 0.00 36.45 6 6 0
70 AlabamaSEC-W 100.21 0.00 36.44 4 7 0
71 Wake ForestACC 79.16 0.00 35.98 5 6 0
72 Ball StateMAC-W 75.89 0.00 34.50 5 6 0
73 ArkansasSEC-W 93.53 0.00 34.01 4 7 0
74 Central FloridaInd. 72.45 0.00 32.93 5 6 0
75 Boston CollegeBig East 86.41 0.00 31.42 4 7 0
76 MemphisCUSA 81.77 0.00 29.73 4 7 0
77 OklahomaBig 12-S 87.01 0.00 29.00 4 8 0
78 Ala.-BirminghamInd. 63.29 0.00 28.77 5 6 0
79 Eastern MichiganMAC-W 74.38 0.00 27.05 4 7 0
80 ArmyCUSA 72.86 0.00 26.49 4 7 0
81 Louisiana-MonroeInd. 62.01 0.00 25.84 5 7 0
82 HoustonCUSA 93.42 0.00 25.48 3 8 0
83 Texas-El PasoWAC-M 70.06 0.00 25.48 3 7 0
84 IdahoBig West 54.71 0.00 24.87 5 6 0
85 CaliforniaPAC 10 87.10 0.00 23.75 3 8 0
86 San Jose StateWAC-P 64.44 0.00 23.43 4 7 0
87 North TexasBig West 63.71 0.00 23.17 4 7 0
88 HawaiiWAC-P 68.17 0.00 22.72 3 9 0
89 VanderbiltSEC-E 78.25 0.00 21.34 3 8 0
90 TempleSEC-E 78.00 0.00 21.27 11 2 0
91 MinnesotaBig 10 85.03 0.00 21.26 3 9 0
92 Bowling GreenMAC-E 73.05 0.00 19.92 3 8 0
93 Oregon StatePAC 10 70.78 0.00 19.30 3 8 0
94 Nevada-Las VegasWAC-P 70.53 0.00 19.24 3 8 0
95 Kent StateMAC-E 62.25 0.00 16.98 3 8 0
96 Boise StateBig West 44.12 0.00 16.04 4 7 0
97 BaylorBig 12-S 85.74 0.00 15.59 2 9 0
98 TulsaWAC-M 81.07 0.00 14.74 2 9 0
99 IndianaBig 10 80.07 0.00 14.56 2 9 0
100 MarylandACC 78.52 0.00 14.28 2 9 0
101 DukeACC 78.02 0.00 14.19 2 9 0
102 Central MichiganMAC-W 75.22 0.00 13.68 2 9 0
103 AkronMAC-E 73.54 0.00 13.37 2 9 0
104 Arkansas StateInd. 55.98 0.00 10.18 2 9 0
105 New Mexico StateBig West 44.44 0.00 8.08 2 9 0
106 LouisvilleCUSA 86.88 0.00 7.90 1 10 0
107 Louisiana-LafayetteInd. 75.61 0.00 7.56 1 10 0
108 Iowa StateBig 12-N 82.80 0.00 7.53 1 10 0
109 Texas ChristianBig East 80.37 0.00 7.31 3 8 0
110 IllinoisBig 10 79.86 0.00 0.00 0 11 0
111 RutgersBig East 70.72 0.00 0.00 0 11 0
112 Northern IllinoisMAC-W 60.54 0.00 0.00 0 11 0