WhatIfSports 2014 College Football Week 4 Power Rankings

BY foxsports • December 24, 2016

WhatIfSports.com utilizes its NCAA football simulation engine to present the most comprehensive and unbiased ranking of all 128 FBS teams. We simulate thousands of games and use those winning percentages to evaluate every team. All 128 teams are ranked below with their average points for and against from the simulated games. Simulations are based on updated rosters and depth charts.

  Team Change Win Pct PS/G PA/G
1. Florida State Seminoles - 82.5 32.2 18.5
2. Alabama Crimson Tide +1 77.3 28.4 17.8
3. Oregon Ducks -1 76.4 29.9 19.8
4. Baylor Bears +3 75.1 30.0 20.5
5. Oklahoma Sooners -1 74.5 29.0 19.8
6. Auburn Tigers -1 73.9 28.9 19.8
7. UCLA Bruins +2 73.3 28.1 19.9
8. Texas A&M Aggies -2 72.4 30.6 21.7
9. Georgia Bulldogs +1 72.0 28.6 20.1
10. Wisconsin Badgers +3 71.7 26.5 18.5
11. Ole Miss Rebels +3 71.1 26.4 18.5
12. LSU Tigers -4 70.7 26.8 18.7
13. Stanford Cardinal +2 70.5 27.5 19.9
14. Notre Dame Fighting Irish -3 70.3 27.3 19.5
15. Arizona State Sun Devils +3 69.8 27.7 20.5
16. South Carolina Gamecocks - 69.6 26.9 19.2
17. Michigan State Spartans - 68.8 25.5 18.1
18. USC Trojans -6 68.8 27.3 20.3
19. Missouri Tigers +14 68.4 25.9 19.3
20. North Carolina Tar Heels +9 67.2 26.2 20.1
  Team Change Win Pct PS/G PA/G
21. Kansas State Wildcats -2 65.9 26.4 20.9
22. Duke Blue Devils +1 65.7 27.1 21.6
23. Clemson Tigers -3 65.6 26.4 20.3
24. Marshall Thundering Herd +4 65.5 28.9 23.6
25. BYU Cougars - 65.1 25.2 19.5
26. Virginia Tech Hokies -5 63.9 23.4 18.2
27. Ohio State Buckeyes -3 63.8 25.0 19.9
28. Nebraska Cornhuskers -1 63.7 24.7 19.6
29. Oklahoma State Cowboys +2 63.2 27.4 22.5
30. Boise State Broncos +2 62.1 28.6 24.1
31. Cincinnati Bearcats +7 62.0 25.5 21.7
32. Penn State Nittany Lions -2 62.0 25.1 20.6
33. Louisville Cardinals -7 61.5 23.6 19.5
34. Florida Gators -12 61.2 23.7 19.7
35. Miami (FL) Hurricanes +2 60.4 25.6 21.8
36. Arizona Wildcats -1 60.4 25.3 21.3
37. Tennessee Volunteers +7 59.5 23.6 20.5
38. Pittsburgh Panthers +1 59.3 24.9 21.1
39. Mississippi State Bulldogs -5 58.2 23.8 20.6
40. Michigan Wolverines +7 58.1 23.2 20.3
  Team Change Win Pct PS/G PA/G
41. East Carolina Pirates +16 58.0 26.8 23.8
42. UCF Knights +3 57.8 25.5 22.8
43. Texas Longhorns -1 57.2 24.5 21.5
44. Texas Tech Red Raiders -8 57.2 27.5 25.1
45. TCU Horned Frogs -5 56.7 23.1 20.5
46. West Virginia Mountaineers - 56.6 25.2 22.9
47. Northern Illinois Huskies +6 56.2 25.6 23.6
48. Iowa Hawkeyes -7 56.2 21.5 19.5
49. Washington Huskies -6 55.5 23.6 21.1
50. Maryland Terrapins -2 54.1 23.3 21.5
51. Oregon State Beavers +1 53.7 27.1 25.5
52. Bowling Green Falcons -1 53.1 26.0 25.4
53. Utah State Aggies +3 52.7 23.5 22.7
54. Utah Utes - 52.4 23.9 22.8
55. Minnesota Golden Gophers -5 51.9 23.7 22.5
56. North Carolina State Wolfpack +12 50.5 23.6 23.6
57. Houston Cougars +1 50.5 23.8 23.7
58. Navy Midshipmen -3 50.2 24.8 24.6
59. Boston College Eagles +2 50.1 23.2 22.9
60. Arkansas Razorbacks - 49.2 22.2 22.2
  Team Change Win Pct PS/G PA/G
61. San Diego State Aztecs +1 49.1 24.8 25.0
62. Kentucky Wildcats +30 48.8 22.8 23.1
63. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets -14 48.7 21.7 22.1
64. Toledo Rockets +1 48.5 24.4 24.8
65. Nevada Wolf Pack +1 48.3 25.1 25.7
66. Washington State Cougars -3 47.8 26.5 27.1
67. Iowa State Cyclones +17 47.1 22.0 23.1
68. Northwestern Wildcats +3 47.1 21.6 22.4
69. Western Kentucky Hilltoppers -10 46.8 26.7 27.9
70. UTSA Roadrunners +9 46.8 24.0 24.9
71. Colorado State Rams +10 46.5 24.9 26.3
72. Indiana Hoosiers -8 46.4 25.4 26.8
73. Rice Owls +3 46.3 23.2 24.2
74. California Golden Bears +4 46.2 24.7 26.4
75. Illinois Fighting Illini -5 46.2 24.9 26.3
76. Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders +1 45.7 23.0 24.3
77. Louisiana Tech Bulldogs +13 45.6 22.3 23.9
78. Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns +7 45.5 24.1 26.2
79. Fresno State Bulldogs +3 45.5 23.6 25.7
80. South Alabama Jaguars -6 45.3 22.5 24.1
  Team Change Win Pct PS/G PA/G
81. Syracuse Orange -6 45.1 20.6 22.3
82. Rutgers Scarlet Knights -9 45.0 21.9 23.4
83. Vanderbilt Commodores +6 44.9 19.1 20.8
84. Virginia Cavaliers -4 44.4 20.0 21.8
85. Arkansas State Red Wolves +2 44.1 23.5 25.4
86. Connecticut Huskies +5 43.6 22.0 24.5
87. Memphis Tigers -1 42.3 21.6 24.0
88. North Texas Mean Green -21 42.3 21.9 24.5
89. Ball State Cardinals -17 41.2 22.8 26.0
90. San Jose State Spartans +12 41.2 24.1 27.8
91. Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks +7 41.1 22.7 25.7
92. Tulsa Golden Hurricane -4 41.1 21.1 24.4
93. Purdue Boilermakers +8 40.9 22.2 25.7
94. Akron Zips -1 39.9 21.6 25.3
95. Wyoming Cowboys - 39.8 23.7 27.3
96. Air Force Falcons +4 39.6 22.6 26.2
97. Florida Atlantic Owls +7 39.5 20.7 24.9
98. Texas State Bobcats -2 39.3 21.5 25.2
99. Wake Forest Demon Deacons +6 39.3 18.4 22.2
100. South Florida Bulls -31 39.1 20.6 24.7
  Team Change Win Pct PS/G PA/G
101. Tulane Green Wave -7 39.0 19.6 23.4
102. Temple Owls +1 38.7 21.6 25.7
103. Colorado Buffaloes +3 38.5 21.8 26.3
104. Central Michigan Chippewas -5 38.3 22.2 26.0
105. New Mexico Lobos +2 38.2 23.9 28.5
106. Ohio Bobcats -9 37.3 21.5 26.0
107. UNLV Rebels +1 37.2 21.8 26.7
108. Kent State Golden Flashes +5 36.9 21.9 26.6
109. Old Dominion Monarchs +1 35.1 24.1 29.3
110. Buffalo Bulls -1 34.8 20.9 26.3
111. Georgia Southern Eagles +5 33.9 21.7 27.8
112. Kansas Jayhawks -29 33.3 18.5 24.7
113. UAB Blazers -1 31.6 22.2 28.6
114. Hawaii Rainbow Warriors - 30.5 20.1 27.2
115. Troy Trojans -4 30.4 21.8 30.1
116. SMU Mustangs +3 30.4 19.3 27.2
117. UTEP Miners - 30.0 21.6 28.5
118. Army Black Knights -3 29.8 19.9 27.4
119. Western Michigan Broncos +4 29.2 19.2 27.4
120. Southern Miss Golden Eagles -2 28.1 19.4 28.1
  Team Change Win Pct PS/G PA/G
121. New Mexico State Aggies -1 25.3 19.8 29.5
122. Georgia State Panthers - 24.7 19.0 28.8
123. Appalachian State Mountaineers -2 24.7 19.2 28.8
124. Eastern Michigan Eagles +3 23.2 18.7 29.6
125. Idaho Vandals -1 23.1 19.1 29.0
126. Miami (OH) RedHawks -1 21.0 16.1 27.9
127. Massachusetts Minutemen -1 20.8 16.8 28.3
128. FIU Golden Panthers - 12.9 13.9 29.1



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