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DAVID WILSON'S American College Football Rankings

Latest Update 15 November 2015

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Before the colon, the systems are labeled with the type of mathematics used ( Adv=advanced, Seq=sequential, Frm=formula, Met=meta--based on other rating systems), the information considered (Win= win/loss only, Scr=plus score--such as margin of victory, Hom=plus home field advantage, Oth=plus other--such as yardage ), intention (Pre=predictive, Ret=retrodictive, Mix=mixture), and divisions of teams ranked. Hom implies Scr. If Hom is used but not Scr, it gets Win+Hom

I-A,I-AA,II,III,NAIA will be a single link to combined rankings or rankings on a single page.

I-A+I-AA+II+III+NAIA will have a link to the ranking of each division.

On this page you will find the ratings or ranking of each person(s) and the NCAA or NAIA ratings page if different. The most important in the development of Internet College Football Ratings Sites are in bold.

After the ratings, you will find a date or green light () if they are up to date.
If the ranking or ratings have not received their first post of the season there will be a YELLOW light ()
If the ranking or ratings have stopped updating or there is a page problem there will be a red light ()
If the ranking has an announced start date, it will show a date.
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Ratings and Rankings

  • Anderson, Jeff's and Hester, Chris' Anderson Sports Ratings BCS Frm/Win/ I-A: Home Page |

  • Anglemyer, Scott's xHPI Rankings: Frm/Oth/Pre/ I-A: Predictions | Home Page | Description |

  • Annar, Jeremy's Annar College Football Computer Rankings Frm/Oth/Ret/ I-A: Yardage Predictor | Best and Worst Teams (2000-2015) | Home Page | Description |

  • Ashburn, Jim's Atomic Football: Adv/Hom/Ret/ I-A,I-AA,II,III,NAIA: BCS-Compliant Ranking | Home Page | Predictions | Blog | Description |

  • Ashby, Ken's Ken Ashby's AccuRatings: Adv/Oth/Mix/ I-A: Home Page | Description |

  • Bassett, Gene's Bassett Current Power Ranking: Adv/Hom/Pre/ I-A,I-AA Earned Ranking: Adv/Hom/Mix/ I-A,I-AA: Home Page | Description |

  • Beck, Todd's PerformanZ Ratings: Adv/Oth/Pre/ I-A: NCAA I-A Prediction Tracker | NCAA I-A Prediction Tracker Results | article: A Brief Review of Football Rating Systems in Statistical Literature | Home Page | Old Home Page | Blog | Description | Interview |

  • Berryman, Clyde's QPRS American College Football Ratings: Frm/Scr/Ret/ I-A(40) 2014: Updated 1/18/15 | Top 100 College Teams Since 1920 | QPRS Champions Since 1920 | Description | (done annually after the bowl games)

  • Bihl, Jeff's Bihl Rankings: Adv/Win/Hom/ I-A: College Football Predictions | Home Page | Description | Interview |

  • Billingsley, Richard's Billingsley Report on Major College Football: BCS Seq/Win/Pre/ I-A: National Champions through 2014 | Top All Time Programs | Top 200 Teams 1869-2014 | Home Page | Description | Interview |

  • Born, Bill's Born Power Index: Seq/Hom/Pre/ I-A,I-AA,II,III,NAIA: Home Page | Description | Interview |

  • Burdorf, Lee's Current Strength Ratings: Seq/Oth/Pre/ I-A: College Football Predictions | Home Page | Description |

  • Catherwood Rating System: Frm/Oth/Ret/ I-A: Predictions | Description |

  • Clower, Montgomery's D1A College Football Team Rankings: Frm/Scr/Ret/ I-A: Home Page |

  • Coffey, John's Coffey Power Ratings: Adv/Scr/Ret/ I-A: Home Page | Description | Interview |

  • Coleman, Jay's Minimum Violations (MinV) College Ranking: Adv/Win/Ret/ I-A: Description |

  • Colley, Wesley's ColleyMatrix Bias Free Rankings: BCS Adv/Win/Ret/ I-A: Home Page | Description | Interview |

  • Congrove, Dave's College Football Seq/Scr/Pre/ I-A: College Football Predictions | Home Page | Site Map | Description |

  • DeSimone, Michael's Mike DeSimone's Top 119 Rankings: Adv/Scr/Pre/ I-A: Description |

  • Dise, Joseph's CPI Ratings: Frm/Win/Ret/ I-A(25): Home Page | Description | Facebook |

  • Dokter, Jon's Entropy Ratings: Adv/Hom/Pre/ I-A: Predictions | Article: Cracking the BCS Egg | Home Page |

  • Dolphin, Andy's Dolphin Ratings: Adv/Win+Hom/Ret+Pre/ I-A,I-AA,II,III,NAIA: Home Page | Description |

  • Donchess, Jeff's Donchess Inference Ratings: Adv/Hom/Ret/ I-A: I-AA: Home Page | Description | Twitter |

  • Dunkel Sports Research Service's Dunkel Index: Seq/Scr/Pre/: I-A+ I-AA: College Football Predictions | Home Page | Description |

  • Eldredge, George's GBE College Football Ratings: Frm/Win+Hom/Ret/: I-A: Description |

  • Fremeau, Brian's Fremeau Efficiency Index: Adv/Oth/Ret/ I-A: Home Page | Description |

  • Gindin, Jim's Football Frontier Ratings: Adv/Oth/Pre/ I-A: Home Page | Description |

  • Greenfield, Mike's Power Rankings: Adv/Hom/Mix/ I-A: Predictions | Home Page | Description |

  • Hatch, Ben's Hatch Mathematical Rankings: Adv/Hom/Ret/ I-A: Lineal Annual College Football Champions | Home Page | Description |

  • Hawley, Gary's Pigskin Index Ratings and Predictions: Seq/Scr/Pre/ I-A(30): Home Page | Description |

  • Heileson, Enoch's Junky's College Football Rankings: Frm/Scr/Ret/ I-A: Home Page | Description |

  • Henderson, Russell's College Football Ratings: Frm/Scr/Mix/ I-A: Home Page | Description |

  • Howell, James' NCAA Division IA Football Power Ratings: Adv/Hom/Pre/ I-A: College Football Historical Scores | Historical Scores 1869-present | Predictions | Home Page | Interview |

  • Huckaby, Stewart's ARGH Power Ratings: Adv/Hom/Pre/ I-A: Predictions | Home Page | Description |

  • Kambour, Edward's The Dr. Edward Kambour NCAA Football Ratings: Adv/Hom/Pre/ I-A: Predictions | Home Page | Description |

  • Kislanko, Paul's Iterative Strength of Victory Rankings: Adv/Hom/Mix/ I-A and ISR: Schedule | Home Page | Descriptions |

  • Kislanko, Paul's Bucklin Majority: Met/ I-A: Description |

  • Knight, David's RoundTable Ratings: Frm/Scr/Ret/ I-A: BCS Rankings | Predictions | Home Page | Description |

  • Laffaye, Pat's Xpected Winning Percentage: Adv/Oth/Pre/ I-A,I-AA: Home Page | Description |

  • Laffaye, Pat's Round-Robin Winning Percentage: Adv/Win/Ret/ I-A,I-AA: Home Page | Description |

  • Lansdale, William's D1A Football Poll: Seq/Scr/Ret/ I-A: Schedule | Home Page | Awards | Description | RSS Feed |

  • LaStarza, Larry's Laz Power Index: Frm/Scr/Pre/ I-A,I-AA,II,III,NAIA: Home Page |

  • Loest, Craig's CSL Ratings: Frm/Win/Ret/ I-A+ I-AA+ II+ III+ NAIA: Home Page | Description |

  • NEW Lynch, James's FBS Football Rankings: Frm/Win/Pre/ I-A: Home | Description |

  • Maas, Martien's USA College Football Ranking Table: Adv/Win/Ret/: ALL+ I-A+ I-AA+ II+ III+ NAIA+ Other: Home Page | Description |

  • Mark, Matt's Matt's College Football Team Rankings: Frm/Win/Ret/ I-A: Home Page |

  • Marsee, Darryl's Marsee Division I-A College Football System: Seq/Hom/Pre/ I-A: Predictions | Home Page | Description |

  • Massey, Kenneth's Massey Ratings: BCS Adv/Win/Ret/ I-A,I-AA,II,III,NAIA: College Football Ranking Comparison | CSV Data | Game Graph Connecting Paths | I-AA Comparison | Home Page | Description | Theory | Data Links | Links |

  • Massey, Kenneth's College Football Ranking Consensus: Met/ I-A |

  • McCormack, James' Pointshare Ratings: Adv/Hom/Pre/ I-A,I-AA,II: Home Page and Description |

  • Moore, Justin's Tempo-Free Gridiron: Adv/Oth/Pre/ I-A: Home Page | Description | RSS Feed |

  • Moore, Sonny's Sonny Moore's Computer Power Ratings: Frm/Scr/Pre/ I-A: Home Page | Description |

  • Morgan, Brian's NCAA I-A Super Rankings: Frm/Oth/Ret/ I-A: Home Page |

  • Payne, Bruce's College Football Power Ratings: Adv/Oth/Pre/ I-A: Predictions | Description |

  • Peiser, Howell's Pi-Rate Ratings: Seq/Oth/Pre/ I-A: Home | Predictions | Description |

  • Perron, Ted's Knights' Ratings: Frm/Win+Hom/Ret/ I-A: Home Page | Description |

  • Pettis, Eddie's RBA NCAA Football Ratings: Adv/Oth/Pre/ I-A: Home Page | Description |

  • Phelan, Scott's Power Principle Ratings: Frm/Oth/Mix/ I-A (25): Home Page | Description |

  • Pugh, Steve's Compughter Ratings: Adv/Win/Ret/ I-A+I-AA+II+III+NAIA: Home Page | Description (PDF) | Site Map |

  • Real Time RPI: Frm/Win/Ret/ I-A,I-AA: Home Page | Description |

  • Rhamey, Patrick's Win-Lose Rankings Adv/Win/Ret/ I-A : Home | Description | Article: College Football by the Numbers |

  • Rothman, David's FACT Standings: Adv/Scr/Ret/ I-A,I-AA,II,III,NAIA: Description | Program Code | Commentary |

  • Rudacille, Mike's College Football Ratings: Adv/Hom/Mix/ I-A,I-AA: Description |

  • Sabin, Mike's MJS College Football Standings: Adv/Win/Ret/ I-A: Interactive MJS College Standings | Football Rooting Guide | Description (PDF) |

  • Sagarin, Jeff's Jeff Sagarin's Computer Ratings: BCS Adv/Hom/Mix/ I-A,I-AA: Home Page |

  • Sorensen, Soren's Rankings: Adv/Hom/Ret/ I-A,I-AA,II,III,NAIA: Ranking Index | Historical Ratings from 1869 | articles: Theory of Rankings | An Overview of Some Methods for Ranking Sports Teams | Home Page | Description |

  • SporTrends' SporTrends Power Ratings: Frm/Oth/Pre/ I-A(86): Home Page | Description |

  • StatFox Power Ratings: Frm/Oth/Pre/ I-A: Home Page | Description |

  • Waits, Ray's Nutshell Sports Retrodictive Ratings: Frm/Oth/Ret/ I-A,I-AA,II,III,NAIA: Home Page | Description |

  • Waits, Ray's Nutshell Sports Ratings: Seq/Scr/Pre/ I-A: articles: How to be a Real Football Fan | Sports Rating for Dumb Sportscasters | Three Solution to the BCS Debacle | Why is the Line Better than the Computers? | Home Page | Description | About Gambling |

  • Waits, Ray's and Wilson, David's NCAA Football Superlist: Met/ I-A: Description | Has 'Update' button |

  • Watson, Glenn's OSCAR iPad/iPhone App Adv/Hom/Mix/ I-A: Home Page | Description |

  • Welch, Matt's Matthew Welch's College Football Ratings: Frm/Win/Ret/ I-A: Previous Results and Data | Home Page | Description |

  • Whitlock, Steve's Whitlock College Football Rankings: Adv/Hom/Ret/ I-A: Description |

  • Wilson, David's Performance Ratings: Adv/Win/Ret/ I-A,I-AA,II,III,NAIA: Performance Rating Source Code | List of College Ranking Sites | WWW Virtual Library Home Page | RSFC Home Page | Introduction to American College Football Rules | Home Page | Description |

  • Wobus, John's Wobus Rankings: Adv/Win/Ret/ I-A: KRACH | College Football Ranking Correlations | Home Page | Description | KRACH Ratings Description |

  • Wolfe, Peter's Rating of NCAA and NAIA Teams: BCS Adv/Win/Ret/ I-A,I-AA,II,III,NAIA: Scores | Team Home Pages | NCAA and NAIA Schedule by Date | Bibliography on College Football Ranking Systems | Home | Description |

  • Wrathell, Steve's CPA Rankings and Retrodictive Rankings: Adv/Hom/Pre/ I-A,I-AA,II,III,NAIA: Home Page | Description |

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