Jason Rennie's 2005 College Football Rankings

RankTeamRatingRecordSOSDivision
1Texas2.967412-00.3903NCAA Division I-A
2Southern Cal2.839912-00.5242NCAA Division I-A
3Penn State2.151410-10.7946NCAA Division I-A
4Ohio State1.99149-20.9535NCAA Division I-A
5Oregon1.85499-10.4508NCAA Division I-A
6Notre Dame1.71749-20.4290NCAA Division I-A
7LSU1.56089-20.2126NCAA Division I-A
8UCLA1.50819-20.3649NCAA Division I-A
9Virginia Tech1.433310-20.4043NCAA Division I-A
10Wisconsin1.40059-30.5591NCAA Division I-A
11Auburn1.39168-20.2843NCAA Division I-A
12Michigan1.37187-41.0267NCAA Division I-A
13Miami FL1.31809-20.3811NCAA Division I-A
14Georgia1.315110-20.3117NCAA Division I-A
15Northwestern1.30397-40.9044NCAA Division I-A
16Texas Tech1.29637-20.4430NCAA Division I-A
17West Virginia1.22029-10.0844NCAA Division I-A
18Minnesota1.13497-40.7631NCAA Division I-A
19Alabama1.13219-2-0.0050NCAA Division I-A
20TCU1.115810-1-0.2339NCAA Division I-A
21Iowa1.10046-40.8656NCAA Division I-A
22Georgia Tech0.96877-40.6074NCAA Division I-A
23Boston College0.96688-30.4251NCAA Division I-A
24Oklahoma0.95057-40.8146NCAA Division I-A
25Florida0.94278-30.3649NCAA Division I-A
26Arizona St0.86306-50.7371NCAA Division I-A
27Clemson0.84957-40.3485NCAA Division I-A
28Stanford0.82845-50.9909NCAA Division I-A
29Florida St0.80017-40.4354NCAA Division I-A
30Louisville0.72999-2-0.1559NCAA Division I-A
31California0.72796-40.3936NCAA Division I-A
32Colorado0.72567-50.6139NCAA Division I-A
33South Carolina0.69927-40.3475NCAA Division I-A
34Purdue0.65415-60.8656NCAA Division I-A
35Nebraska0.60866-40.5002NCAA Division I-A
36North Carolina0.59525-60.6544NCAA Division I-A
37Michigan St0.58935-60.6803NCAA Division I-A
38Kansas0.52955-50.5637NCAA Division I-A
39Iowa St0.45056-40.3415NCAA Division I-A
40Virginia0.44976-50.2573NCAA Division I-A
41North Carolina St0.40015-50.4807NCAA Division I-A
42Maryland0.39515-60.5332NCAA Division I-A
43South Florida0.36855-50.3920NCAA Division I-A
44Missouri0.31586-50.2231NCAA Division I-A
45Texas A&M0.28324-60.7213NCAA Division I-A
46Oregon St0.23574-60.6181NCAA Division I-A
47Indiana0.23193-70.8184NCAA Division I-A
48Vanderbilt0.21334-60.2001NCAA Division I-A
49Boise St0.19538-3-0.5495NCAA Division I-A
50Tennessee0.19435-60.4938NCAA Division I-A
51Tulsa0.16808-4-0.4112NCAA Division I-A
52Baylor0.14624-60.6140NCAA Division I-A
53Colorado St0.13046-50.0325NCAA Division I-A
54Fresno St0.12867-4-0.2152NCAA Division I-A
55Rutgers0.10796-4-0.1658NCAA Division I-A
56Northern Illinois0.10246-5-0.1898NCAA Division I-A
57Brigham Young0.07755-50.1211NCAA Division I-A
58Wake Forest0.06134-70.4778NCAA Division I-A
59Kansas St0.05945-60.0999NCAA Division I-A
60Central Michigan-0.02326-5-0.0418NCAA Division I-A
61Washington St-0.02353-70.6830NCAA Division I-A
62Toledo-0.05647-3-0.5338NCAA Division I-A
63Pittsburgh-0.06224-60.2388NCAA Division I-A
64Nevada-0.10848-3-0.7286NCAA Division I-A
65Central Florida-0.11928-4-0.4777NCAA Division I-A
66Illinois-0.13042-90.8553NCAA Division I-A
67Utah-0.16886-5-0.1907NCAA Division I-A
68Navy-0.20747-4-0.5846NCAA Division I-A
69Louisiana Tech-0.20977-4-0.6653NCAA Division I-A
70New Mexico-0.21936-5-0.3365NCAA Division I-A
71Miami OH-0.24667-4-0.6020NCAA Division I-A
72Western Michigan-0.25506-4-0.7008NCAA Division I-A
73Arizona-0.26802-80.9108NCAA Division I-A
74Memphis-0.27895-5-0.3700NCAA Division I-A
75Southern Miss-0.28575-5-0.2675NCAA Division I-A
76UTEP-0.29877-3-0.8445NCAA Division I-A
77Arkansas-0.33573-70.6602NCAA Division I-A
78Akron-0.37057-5-0.6261NCAA Division I-A
79Oklahoma St-0.38243-70.4505NCAA Division I-A
80Ball St-0.41354-70.1358NCAA Division I-A
81Connecticut-0.43824-6-0.0438NCAA Division I-A
82Cincinnati-0.44943-70.2334NCAA Division I-A
83SMU-0.51065-6-0.3715NCAA Division I-A
84San Diego St-0.51395-70.0525NCAA Division I-A
85Bowling Green-0.52356-5-0.5579NCAA Division I-A
86Kentucky-0.56542-80.4332NCAA Division I-A
87East Carolina-0.57025-6-0.3212NCAA Division I-A
88Houston-0.58925-5-0.2999NCAA Division I-A
89Hawai`i-0.60835-7-0.1737NCAA Division I-A
90Air Force-0.62324-7-0.2161NCAA Division I-A
91Army-0.63263-70.0443NCAA Division I-A
92Wyoming-0.63444-7-0.1707NCAA Division I-A
93Ohio U.-0.80624-7-0.2890NCAA Division I-A
94Marshall-0.89443-7-0.2626NCAA Division I-A
95Washington-0.89602-90.6979NCAA Division I-A
96Alabama-Birmingham-0.93974-6-0.5087NCAA Division I-A
97Eastern Michigan-0.95824-7-0.4870NCAA Division I-A
98Mississippi St-1.02082-80.2710NCAA Division I-A
99Mississippi-1.02612-80.2318NCAA Division I-A
100Louisiana-Monroe-1.16435-5-1.0379NCAA Division I-A
101Louisiana-Lafayette-1.16735-5-0.8831NCAA Division I-A
102Utah St-1.19783-8-0.5397NCAA Division I-A
103UNLV-1.22132-9-0.2757NCAA Division I-A
104Arkansas St-1.23495-5-1.1353NCAA Division I-A
105Syracuse-1.33211-100.2807NCAA Division I-A
106Duke-1.35550-100.6359NCAA Division I-A
107Temple-1.36510-110.4346NCAA Division I-A
108Rice-1.39171-100.0386NCAA Division I-A
109Middle Tennessee St-1.50604-7-0.8189NCAA Division I-A
110San Josť St-1.51162-8-0.6009NCAA Division I-A
111Idaho-1.68422-9-0.6547NCAA Division I-A
112Florida Int'l-1.70433-6-0.9810NCAA Division I-A
113Troy-1.72473-7-1.0089NCAA Division I-A
114Tulane-1.77691-9-0.4489NCAA Division I-A
115Buffalo-2.01771-10-0.6437NCAA Division I-A
116Florida Atlantic-2.05652-9-0.6989NCAA Division I-A
117North Texas-2.12382-9-0.7442NCAA Division I-A
118New Mexico St-2.67380-12-0.2723NCAA Division I-A
119Kent St-2.99540-10-0.3900NCAA Division I-A

Scores and division information taken from Peter R. Wolfe. All teams are used to calculate ratings, only Division I-A teams are shown. Bowl games are not used to calculate rankings. This model correctly predicts 19 of the 28 bowl games. Bassett correctly predicts 17 of 29.

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