2005 NCAA Division I-A Football Z-Ratings

Data courtesy Peter Wolfe. Ratings current through 3 December 2005 (636 games).

Weight of tied games = .05

Conference ratings

RkTeamConf.Z-RatingBSWPRecordPctRatioSOSRk
1Southern California PT 3,073,449.997512-01.000 481.0006389.72
2Texas BT958,285.992112-01.000 481.0001992.36
3Oregon PT68021.97219-1.900 8.8057725.41
4Penn State TN21102.949310-1.909 9.7802157.54
5Ohio State TN18930.94629-2.818 4.4574247.53
6Notre Dame IN4060.4.87529-2.818 4.457911.0711
7Virginia Tech AC3921.2.872910-2.833 4.951792.0715
8Michigan TN3606.1.86727-4.636 1.7452066.15
9UCLA PT3235.2.85969-2.818 4.457725.9118
10Louisiana State SE3207.5.85899-2.818 4.457719.6920
11Wisconsin TN3129.0.85729-3.750 2.9831048.810
12Georgia SE3024.0.854710-2.833 4.951610.8325
13Auburn SE2936.7.85258-2.800 3.963741.0317
14West Virginia BE2885.3.85129-1.900 8.805327.7042
15Miami (FL) AC2870.1.85089-2.818 4.457643.9723
16Northwestern TN2599.5.84337-4.636 1.7451489.47
17Minnesota TN2226.3.83107-4.636 1.7451275.58
18Alabama SE2068.6.82509-2.818 4.457464.1431
19Texas Tech BT1968.0.82087-2.778 3.469567.2926
20Iowa TN1687.8.80776-4.600 1.4971127.69
21Georgia Tech AC1453.9.79447-4.636 1.745833.0214
22Florida SE1429.4.79298-3.727 2.653538.8127
23Boston College AC1227.1.77888-3.727 2.653462.5632
24Florida State AC1129.7.77107-4.636 1.745647.2622
25Oklahoma BT1068.8.76577-4.636 1.745612.4024
26Arizona State PT1061.0.76496-5.545 1.199884.8713
27Clemson AC896.81.74857-4.636 1.745513.8328
28Stanford PT896.54.74855-5.500 1.000896.5412
29Texas Christian MW845.61.742610-1.909 9.78086.45962
30South Carolina SE757.45.73157-4.636 1.745433.9835
31Louisville BE683.00.72099-2.818 4.457153.2553
32California PT666.07.71836-4.600 1.497444.9734
33Michigan State TN654.33.71655-6.455 0.834784.5516
34Colorado BT630.70.71267-5.583 1.398451.1433
35Purdue TN605.02.70835-6.455 0.834725.4219
36North Carolina AC545.45.69735-6.455 0.834654.0021
37Nebraska BT520.49.69236-4.600 1.497347.7141
38North Carolina State AC494.40.68685-5.500 1.000494.4030
39Virginia AC469.81.68136-5.545 1.199391.8337
40Maryland AC416.08.66815-6.455 0.834498.8829
41Kansas BT403.91.66485-5.500 1.000403.9136
42Iowa State BT396.51.66276-4.600 1.497264.8946
43Oregon State PT241.56.60654-6.400 0.668361.5939
44Texas A&M BT233.75.60274-6.400 0.668349.9040
45Missouri BT224.28.59786-5.545 1.199187.0651
46Tennessee SE218.44.59475-6.455 0.834261.9147
47Wake Forest AC179.53.57154-7.364 0.573313.3544
48Kansas State BT165.12.56155-6.455 0.834197.9850
49Indiana TN164.43.56093-7.300 0.431381.8538
50Baylor BT161.12.55854-6.400 0.668241.1748
51South Florida BE149.69.54965-5.500 1.000149.6954
52Boise State WA147.36.54778-3.727 2.65355.54769
53Fresno State WA105.42.50657-4.636 1.74560.39966
54Washington State PT101.16.50143-7.300 0.431234.9249
55Rutgers BE101.11.50146-4.600 1.49767.54465
56Colorado State MW97.891.49746-5.545 1.19981.64463
57Tulsa US86.840.48248-4.667 1.99443.55578
58Nevada WA85.281.48028-3.727 2.65332.14686
59Vanderbilt SE82.645.47634-6.400 0.668123.7156
60Arizona PT80.313.47272-8.200 0.252318.2843
61Brigham Young MW77.993.46905-5.500 1.00077.99364
62Oklahoma State BT67.376.45073-7.300 0.431156.4752
63Louisiana Tech WA67.076.45027-4.636 1.74538.43182
64Navy IN64.412.44517-4.636 1.74536.90583
65Central Florida US63.829.44408-4.667 1.99432.01487
66Illinois TN63.638.44362-9.182 0.224283.6245
67Toledo MA61.884.44017-3.700 2.32226.64895
68Utah MW60.932.43826-5.545 1.19950.81871
69Northern Illinois MA59.334.43496-5.545 1.19949.48672
70Pittsburgh BE58.823.43384-6.400 0.66888.05161
71Central Michigan MA57.005.42996-5.545 1.19947.54375
72New Mexico MW52.893.42066-5.545 1.19944.11477
73Arkansas SE47.934.40853-7.300 0.431111.3257
74Texas - El Paso US43.514.39667-3.700 2.32218.737101
75Southern Mississippi US40.464.38785-5.500 1.00040.46480
76Miami - Ohio MA38.961.38327-4.636 1.74522.32398
77Akron MA37.407.37837-5.583 1.39826.75794
78Memphis US35.170.37105-5.500 1.00035.17084
79Western Michigan MA35.011.37046-4.600 1.49723.38997
80San Diego State MW32.670.36225-7.417 0.71545.67376
81Ball State MA32.665.36224-7.364 0.57357.01268
82Connecticut BE32.544.36184-6.400 0.66848.71474
83Bowling Green MA31.170.35676-5.545 1.19925.99696
84Houston US29.681.35105-5.500 1.00029.68191
85Kentucky SE27.622.34272-8.200 0.252109.4658
86Southern Methodist US25.441.33335-6.455 0.83430.50489
87Army IN24.679.32993-7.300 0.43157.31367
88East Carolina US23.232.32315-6.455 0.83427.85593
89Washington PT22.416.31922-9.182 0.22499.90359
90Air Force MW22.147.31784-7.364 0.57338.65481
91Hawaii WA22.042.31735-7.417 0.71530.81588
92Cincinnati BE21.210.31313-7.300 0.43149.25573
93Wyoming MW19.661.30494-7.364 0.57334.31585
94Ohio University MA17.332.29164-7.364 0.57330.25090
95Alabama - Birmingham US13.790.26854-6.400 0.66820.64399
96Mississippi SE13.589.26712-8.200 0.25253.85470
97Marshall US12.769.26113-7.300 0.43129.65392
98Mississippi State SE10.426.24222-8.200 0.25241.31979
99Eastern Michigan MA9.3179.23234-7.364 0.57316.263102
100Arkansas State SB4.6785.17835-5.500 1.0004.6785108
101Louisiana - Monroe SB4.5858.17695-5.500 1.0004.5858110
102Louisiana - Lafayette SB4.3158.17275-5.500 1.0004.3158112
103UNLV MW3.5015.15892-9.182 0.22415.605104
104Middle Tennessee State SB2.8468.14614-7.364 0.5734.9686107
105Utah State WA2.3187.13423-8.273 0.3776.1512105
106Rice US2.0937.12851-10.091 0.10220.477100
107Tulane US1.8254.12121-9.100 0.11416.073103
108Florida International SB1.7332.11863-6.333 0.5023.4521117
109Troy SB1.6352.11563-7.300 0.4313.7975116
110San Jose State WA1.1204.09782-8.200 0.2524.4402111
111Florida Atlantic SB.96036.09122-9.182 0.2244.2801113
112North Texas SB.95273.09092-9.182 0.2244.2461114
113Idaho WA.87694.08752-9.182 0.2243.9084115
114Syracuse BE.57783.07211-10.091 0.1025.6515106
115Duke AC.35137.05700-10.000 0.002140.9055
116Temple IN.19976.04390-11.000 0.00288.09360
117Buffalo MA.02498.01821-10.091 0.102.24430119
118New Mexico State WA.00971.01190-12.000 0.0024.6683109
119Kent State MA.00064.00080-10.000 0.002.25474118

Conference ratings

RkConferenceBSWPTmsTop Team
1Big Ten Conference (TN).801111Penn State (4)
2Pacific-10 Conference (PT).712310Southern California (1)
3Atlantic Coast Conference (AC).700212Virginia Tech (7)
4Big XII Conference (BT).691412Texas (2)
5Southeastern Conference (SE).614612Louisiana State (10)
6Big East Conference (BE).47398West Virginia (14)
7Independent (IN).42154Notre Dame (6)
8Mountain West Conference (MW).40609Texas Christian (29)
9Conference USA (US).304112Tulsa (57)
10Mid-American Conference (MA).288512Toledo (67)
11Western Athletic Conference (WA).27759Boise State (52)
12Sun Belt Conference (SB).11348Arkansas State (100)

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