WhatIfSports college football Week 6 power rankings: Huskies are the real deal

BY foxsports • December 24, 2016

WhatIfSports.com utilizes its college football simulation engine to present a 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.

College Football Week 6 Power Rankings
  Team Change Win Pct PS/G PA/G
1. Alabama Crimson Tide - 74.1 30.4 21.8
2. Ohio State Buckeyes +1 71.6 31.2 23.3
3. Michigan Wolverines -1 70.4 31.0 23.5
4. Baylor Bears +6 67.3 31.6 25.8
5. Washington Huskies +7 66.5 30.4 24.8
6. Louisville Cardinals -1 66.2 31.0 24.9
7. Ole Miss Rebels - 65.7 31.2 25.4
8. Clemson Tigers -4 65.7 30.9 25.3
9. Houston Cougars -1 65.5 30.3 25.2
10. Tennessee Volunteers -1 64.9 29.7 24.4
11. Stanford Cardinal -5 64.0 30.5 25.8
12. North Carolina Tar Heels +10 63.9 31.6 27.1
13. Miami (FL) Hurricanes +7 63.7 30.6 26.0
14. Wisconsin Badgers -1 63.6 28.0 23.1
15. Oklahoma Sooners -4 63.2 30.0 25.5
16. TCU Horned Frogs +1 62.8 30.3 26.0
17. Texas A&M Aggies -3 62.7 30.4 26.1
18. Georgia Bulldogs - 62.4 28.6 24.6
19. USC Trojans +19 61.9 30.8 27.1
20. Oklahoma State Cowboys +1 61.9 31.6 27.4
  Team Change Win Pct PS/G PA/G
21. UCLA Bruins -5 61.8 30.9 26.8
22. Auburn Tigers -3 61.5 29.2 25.5
23. Arkansas Razorbacks +11 60.9 28.7 25.1
24. Nebraska Cornhuskers +2 59.9 30.0 26.6
25. Texas Longhorns +11 59.7 29.1 25.9
26. Boise State Broncos +20 59.7 30.7 27.4
27. BYU Cougars +1 59.2 29.0 25.8
28. LSU Tigers +11 58.8 28.4 25.4
29. Michigan State Spartans -5 58.8 28.4 25.4
30. Northwestern Wildcats +29 58.8 26.9 23.9
31. California Golden Bears +10 58.8 32.2 29.0
32. Florida Gators -9 58.8 26.7 23.8
33. West Virginia Mountaineers -8 58.7 28.6 25.4
34. Pittsburgh Panthers +8 58.6 28.3 25.7
35. Texas Tech Red Raiders +10 58.6 32.8 29.5
36. Florida State Seminoles -21 58.5 29.6 26.4
37. Mississippi State Bulldogs -8 58.2 30.3 27.2
38. Arizona State Sun Devils -1 58.0 30.3 27.8
39. Utah Utes -9 57.9 27.6 24.8
40. Virginia Tech Hokies -8 57.3 28.4 25.6
  Team Change Win Pct PS/G PA/G
41. South Florida Bulls -1 57.0 29.0 26.2
42. Western Michigan Broncos -11 56.5 31.1 28.9
43. Toledo Rockets +4 55.7 30.6 28.5
44. Penn State Nittany Lions +5 55.5 28.6 26.4
45. Appalachian State Mountaineers +5 55.4 30.1 28.6
46. Colorado Buffaloes +5 55.4 29.3 27.6
47. Virginia Cavaliers +16 55.4 29.7 27.6
48. Notre Dame Fighting Irish - 55.3 28.8 27.2
49. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets +6 55.0 28.2 26.3
50. Washington State Cougars +6 54.5 32.7 31.1
51. Cincinnati Bearcats +1 54.5 30.0 28.3
52. Iowa Hawkeyes -19 54.2 27.4 25.6
53. San Diego State Aztecs -26 54.0 29.3 28.2
54. Arizona Wildcats -11 54.0 30.0 28.7
55. North Carolina State Wolfpack +11 53.8 27.0 25.8
56. Kansas State Wildcats -3 53.5 27.5 26.1
57. Western Kentucky Hilltoppers +8 53.4 31.4 30.6
58. Minnesota Golden Gophers +11 52.5 27.7 26.6
59. Air Force Falcons -15 52.3 29.3 27.7
60. Memphis Tigers -3 52.3 28.8 28.1
  Team Change Win Pct PS/G PA/G
61. Oregon Ducks -26 52.3 29.8 29.5
62. Navy Midshipmen -8 52.2 29.4 28.5
63. Indiana Hoosiers +10 52.2 29.9 28.7
64. Missouri Tigers -6 51.8 25.2 24.5
65. Georgia Southern Eagles -3 51.7 28.7 28.2
66. Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders -2 51.4 29.9 29.5
67. Syracuse Orange +7 50.8 27.5 27.1
68. Wake Forest Demon Deacons -8 50.8 26.8 26.4
69. Duke Blue Devils -8 50.4 27.5 27.5
70. Kentucky Wildcats +5 49.8 28.2 28.7
71. South Carolina Gamecocks +1 49.0 27.1 28.1
72. Maryland Terrapins -5 48.6 27.0 27.5
73. Central Michigan Chippewas -2 48.2 28.3 29.1
74. Louisiana Tech Bulldogs +4 47.8 29.6 29.9
75. Akron Zips +1 47.5 27.2 27.9
76. Troy Trojans -6 47.4 27.6 28.5
77. Vanderbilt Commodores +10 47.2 24.9 25.9
78. Tulsa Golden Hurricane +2 46.6 28.5 29.5
79. Illinois Fighting Illini - 46.4 27.2 28.5
80. Northern Illinois Huskies +2 46.2 27.8 29.4
  Team Change Win Pct PS/G PA/G
81. Connecticut Huskies +3 46.1 25.7 27.0
82. Temple Owls +1 46.1 26.8 28.1
83. Utah State Aggies -2 45.6 28.6 29.8
84. Iowa State Cyclones +1 45.4 26.6 28.1
85. Purdue Boilermakers +1 44.3 27.3 29.5
86. Boston College Eagles -9 44.3 22.8 24.4
87. Rutgers Scarlet Knights +1 44.2 27.5 29.3
88. East Carolina Pirates -20 43.1 27.3 29.5
89. Marshall Thundering Herd - 42.6 26.6 29.3
90. South Alabama Jaguars +3 42.5 27.6 30.3
91. Ohio Bobcats -1 42.1 27.8 30.4
92. Oregon State Beavers +3 41.9 26.0 28.8
93. Southern Miss Golden Eagles +6 41.6 27.9 30.9
94. Arkansas State Red Wolves -3 41.4 26.0 28.8
95. New Mexico State Aggies +15 40.5 29.3 32.9
96. San Jose State Spartans -2 40.1 27.4 30.5
97. UCF Knights +9 39.2 26.4 30.1
98. New Mexico Lobos +9 39.2 25.8 29.4
99. Texas State Bobcats +2 39.1 29.2 32.9
100. Georgia State Panthers +5 39.1 27.7 31.6
  Team Change Win Pct PS/G PA/G
101. Ball State Cardinals -1 39.0 28.6 32.3
102. Old Dominion Monarchs -6 38.8 27.4 31.0
103. Wyoming Cowboys +14 38.6 26.8 30.3
104. UTEP Miners +4 38.6 26.8 31.1
105. Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns -8 38.5 27.5 31.6
106. Eastern Michigan Eagles +9 38.3 28.6 32.4
107. Bowling Green Falcons -9 38.1 27.1 31.3
108. Hawaii Rainbow Warriors +14 37.2 26.3 31.0
109. SMU Mustangs +4 36.9 25.9 30.2
110. FIU Golden Panthers -8 36.9 26.2 30.6
111. Colorado State Rams -8 36.1 25.8 30.8
112. Nevada Wolf Pack -20 36.0 26.5 31.5
113. Fresno State Bulldogs -4 35.9 26.2 31.1
114. Miami (OH) RedHawks +10 35.8 25.7 30.9
115. Buffalo Bulls +5 35.7 25.1 30.5
116. UNLV Rebels -4 35.6 25.7 30.7
117. Army West Point Black Knights +8 35.0 25.2 30.4
118. Rice Owls - 35.0 26.5 31.7
119. Kent State Golden Flashes +2 34.4 23.2 28.4
120. Kansas Jayhawks -9 34.3 23.7 29.0
  Team Change Win Pct PS/G PA/G
121. Tulane Green Wave -7 34.3 24.2 29.7
122. Florida Atlantic Owls -18 34.0 23.6 28.7
123. UTSA Roadrunners -7 32.7 24.2 30.0
124. Idaho Vandals -5 32.6 26.4 32.5
125. Massachusetts Minutemen -2 32.4 26.0 32.2
126. Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks - 30.6 25.4 32.2
127. North Texas Mean Green - 26.9 24.2 33.2
128. Charlotte 49ers - 24.0 20.7 30.0

In addition, view our Week 6 predictions or visit our college football archive for power rankings from past weeks. 


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