• college football poll - week 11

    We had two big showdowns of unbeatens yesterday. No surprise that LSU maintains its top spot after thwarting the Crimson Tide’s comeback attempt. In the Big Ten, the Golden Gophers handed the Nittany Lions their first loss, dropping Penn State from #2 to #5 and taking the #4 spot themselves. Meanwhile, Ohio State slips into #2 ahead of Clemson.

    1 - LSU (9-0) (52.984375)
    2 - Ohio State (9-0) (44.46484375)
    3 - Clemson (10-0) (44.423828125)
    4 - Minnesota (9-0) (42.265625)
    5 - Penn State (8-1) (42.1015625)
    6 - SMU (9-1) (40.111328125)
    7 - Cincinnati (8-1) (38.5625)
    8 - Baylor (9-0) (37.16015625)
    9 - Auburn (7-2) (36.1552734375)
    10 - Alabama (8-1) (35.7265625)
    11 - Florida (8-2) (35.029296875)
    12 - Michigan (7-2) (33.33203125)
    13 - Oregon (8-1) (32.60498046875)
    14 - Georgia (8-1) (32.49609375)
    15 - Oklahoma (8-1) (32.0712890625)
    16 - Boise State (8-1) (31.0546875)
    17 - Memphis (8-1) (31.02734375)
    18 - Appalachian State (8-1) (30.546875)
    19 - Notre Dame (7-2) (30.46875)
    20 - Utah (8-1) (29.927734375)
    21 - Navy (7-1) (29.462890625)
    22 - Wisconsin (7-2) (28.359375)
    23 - Texas (6-3) (26.779296875)
    24 - Kansas State (6-3) (26.369140625)
    25 - Iowa (6-3) (24.79296875)

  • college football poll - week 10

    No change in the top two, but SMU drops out of the #3 spot after its first loss of the season.

    1 - LSU (8-0) (49.25)
    2 - Penn State (8-0) (42.92578125)
    3 - Clemson (9-0) (41.916015625)
    4 - Ohio State (8-0) (41.02734375)
    5 - Cincinnati (7-1) (37.099609375)
    6 - SMU (8-1) (36.515625)
    7 - Alabama (8-0) (35.57421875)
    8 - Auburn (7-2) (34.335693359375)
    9 - Minnesota (8-0) (34.28125)
    10 - Florida (7-2) (33.51513671875)
    11 - Baylor (8-0) (32.66015625)
    12 - Michigan (7-2) (32.220703125)
    13 - Oregon (8-1) (30.8377685546875)
    14 - Georgia (7-1) (30.0615234375)
    15 - Appalachian State (7-1) (29.416259765625)
    16 - Memphis (8-1) (28.98828125)
    17 - Utah (8-1) (28.517578125)
    18 - Oklahoma (7-1) (28.357177734375)
    19 - Notre Dame (6-2) (28.0576171875)
    20 - Wake Forest (7-1) (27.86474609375)
    21 - UCF (7-2) (27.451171875)
    22 - Iowa (6-2) (27.126953125)
    23 - Navy (7-1) (26.984375)
    24 - Boise State (7-1) (26.771484375)
    25 - Kansas State (6-2) (26.42529296875)

  • college football poll - week 9

    Late poll this week, as CollegeFootballData.com was hacked over the weekend. Everything is back up and running now.

    LSU maintains its commanding lead over the rest of the field, and the Nittany Lions vault upward from last week’s #7 spot after handling Michigan State to bump SMU out of #2.

    1 - LSU (8-0) (46.2578125)
    2 - Penn State (8-0) (40.59375)
    3 - SMU (8-0) (39.66015625)
    4 - Ohio State (8-0) (39.52734375)
    5 - Clemson (8-0) (39.0537109375)
    6 - Florida (7-1) (35.576171875)
    7 - Cincinnati (6-1) (34.0546875)
    8 - Auburn (6-2) (33.564453125)
    9 - Alabama (8-0) (32.8232421875)
    10 - Appalachian State (7-0) (31.60546875)
    11 - Oregon (7-1) (30.29296875)
    12 - Michigan (6-2) (29.30615234375)
    13 - Baylor (7-0) (28.7734375)
    14 - Minnesota (8-0) (28.421875)
    15 - Oklahoma (7-1) (27.1065673828125)
    16 - Iowa (6-2) (25.762451171875)
    17 - Navy (6-1) (25.6416015625)
    18 - Wake Forest (6-1) (25.403564453125)
    19 - Utah (7-1) (24.974609375)
    20 - Boise State (6-1) (24.8310546875)
    21 - Notre Dame (5-2) (24.70947265625)
    22 - Wisconsin (6-2) (23.8779296875)
    23 - UCF (6-2) (23.5869140625)
    24 - Georgia (6-1) (23.23681640625)
    25 - San Diego State (7-1) (23.20947265625)

  • college football poll - week 8

    LSU keeps its spot at the top, while Boise State falls to #20 after losing to BYU, only to be replaced by another G5 school in the #2 spot as former #11 SMU leaps upward after beating Temple.

    1 - LSU (7-0) (39.77734375)
    2 - SMU (7-0) (35.0615234375)
    3 - Clemson (7-0) (33.1953125)
    4 - Florida (7-1) (32.63671875)
    5 - Auburn (6-1) (32.5654296875)
    6 - Ohio State (7-0) (32.2265625)
    7 - Penn State (7-0) (31.53125)
    8 - Alabama (7-0) (29.822265625)
    9 - Oklahoma (7-0) (29.443359375)
    10 - Cincinnati (6-1) (27.873046875)
    11 - Oregon (6-1) (27.5693359375)
    12 - Notre Dame (5-1) (27.4725341796875)
    13 - Baylor (7-0) (26.580078125)
    14 - Appalachian State (6-0) (26.1533203125)
    15 - Minnesota (7-0) (24.3984375)
    16 - Georgia (6-1) (24.300537109375)
    17 - Texas (5-2) (24.177734375)
    18 - Wake Forest (6-1) (22.78076171875)
    19 - Memphis (6-1) (21.39453125)
    20 - Boise State (6-1) (21.33203125)
    21 - Utah (6-1) (20.984375)
    22 - Wisconsin (6-1) (20.9638671875)
    23 - Pittsburgh (5-2) (20.5224609375)
    24 - Navy (5-1) (20.21484375)
    25 - Iowa (5-2) (19.5595703125)

  • college football poll - week 7

    LSU moves up to #1 after defeating the Gators.

    1 - LSU (6-0) (31.33203125)
    2 - Boise State (6-0) (29.220703125)
    3 - Auburn (5-1) (27.8873291015625)
    4 - Florida (6-1) (27.76953125)
    5 - Ohio State (6-0) (27.7275390625)
    6 - Wisconsin (6-0) (27.3134765625)
    7 - Clemson (6-0) (27.16943359375)
    8 - Alabama (6-0) (25.44189453125)
    9 - Penn State (6-0) (25.068359375)
    10 - Notre Dame (5-1) (24.58917236328125)
    11 - SMU (6-0) (23.8408203125)
    12 - Baylor (6-0) (22.365478515625)
    13 - Oregon (5-1) (21.68536376953125)
    14 - Oklahoma (6-0) (21.2611083984375)
    15 - Appalachian State (5-0) (20.65087890625)
    16 - Georgia (5-1) (19.9498291015625)
    17 - Arizona State (5-1) (19.8114013671875)
    18 - Cincinnati (5-1) (19.233154296875)
    19 - Texas (4-2) (18.166748046875)
    20 - Wake Forest (5-1) (15.883636474609375)
    21 - Michigan (5-1) (15.64501953125)
    22 - Missouri (5-1) (15.3975830078125)
    23 - Minnesota (6-0) (15.201934814453125)
    24 - Michigan State (4-3) (14.27178955078125)
    25 - Iowa (4-2) (13.888671875)

  • college football poll - week 6

    Auburn’s loss to Florida isn’t enough to keep them out of 1st place, but it does move the Gators up to #3 after being #16 last week.

    1 - Auburn (5-1) (24.435302734375)
    2 - Ohio State (6-0) (23.861083984375)
    3 - Florida (6-0) (23.0711669921875)
    4 - SMU (6-0) (19.830002069473267)
    5 - Boise State (5-0) (18.7088623046875)
    6 - Penn State (5-0) (18.5902099609375)
    7 - LSU (5-0) (17.931304931640625)
    8 - Clemson (5-0) (17.109291076660156)
    9 - Wisconsin (5-0) (16.69287109375)
    10 - Georgia (5-0) (16.69232177734375)
    11 - Alabama (5-0) (16.691940307617188)
    12 - Texas (4-1) (16.30865478515625)
    13 - Arizona State (4-1) (15.9609375)
    14 - Notre Dame (4-1) (15.30712890625)
    15 - Oklahoma (5-0) (15.214752197265625)
    16 - Virginia (4-1) (15.2109375)
    17 - Baylor (5-0) (15.033348083496094)
    18 - Wake Forest (5-0) (14.538228034973145)
    19 - Cincinnati (4-1) (14.5059814453125)
    20 - Arizona (4-1) (13.638671875)
    21 - Pittsburgh (4-2) (13.531982421875)
    22 - Memphis (5-0) (13.455455780029297)
    23 - Oregon (4-1) (13.01043701171875)
    24 - Hawai’i (4-1) (11.75341796875)
    25 - Michigan (4-1) (11.64453125)

  • college football poll - week 5

    Auburn takes a commanding lead after beating last week’s #5 Mississippi State. Wait, why is 2-loss Mississippi State still at #18? Let’s take a look at their graph. Their 3 wins each give them a pretty expansive network of indirect “wins”, and their their 2 losses were to excellent teams. Auburn is still undefeated, and K-State has lost only to Okie State, who’s lost only to Texas, who’s lost only to LSU.

    1 - Auburn (5-0) (21.158203125)
    2 - Arizona State (4-1) (16.125)
    3 - Clemson (5-0) (16.10205078125)
    4 - Ohio State (5-0) (15.25390625)
    5 - Boise State (4-0) (14.86767578125)
    6 - Alabama (5-0) (14.0869140625)
    7 - SMU (5-0) (13.78125)
    8 - Wake Forest (5-0) (13.310546875)
    9 - Colorado (3-1) (13.15625)
    10 - Georgia (4-0) (12.734375)
    11 - Penn State (4-0) (12.1875)
    12 - Oklahoma State (4-1) (11.99951171875)
    13 - California (4-1) (11.640625)
    14 - Washington (4-1) (11.484375)
    15 - Michigan State (4-1) (11.2857666015625)
    16 - Florida (5-0) (11.080078125)
    17 - LSU (4-0) (10.8875732421875)
    18 - Mississippi State (3-2) (10.716796875)
    19 - Virginia (4-1) (10.53125)
    20 - Air Force (3-1) (10.390625)
    21 - Texas (3-1) (10.374755859375)
    22 - Appalachian State (4-0) (10.22314453125)
    23 - Notre Dame (3-1) (10.171875)
    24 - Iowa (4-0) (9.18359375)
    25 - Wisconsin (4-0) (9.125)

  • college football poll - week 4

    Auburn remains at the top, while Cal moves into #2 after beating Ole Miss and BSU into #3 after winning against Air Force.

    1 - Auburn (4-0) (11.75)
    2 - California (4-0) (11.203125)
    3 - Boise State (4-0) (10.782470703125)
    4 - Clemson (4-0) (9.46875)
    5 - Mississippi State (3-1) (9.412109375)
    6 - Florida (4-0) (9.1875)
    7 - SMU (4-0) (9.125)
    8 - Virginia (4-0) (8.96875)
    9 - Colorado (3-1) (8.9111328125)
    10 - LSU (4-0) (8.8095703125)
    11 - Kansas State (3-0) (8.7060546875)
    12 - Wake Forest (4-0) (8.03125)
    13 - Ohio State (4-0) (7.9375)
    14 - Georgia (4-0) (7.6875)
    15 - Washington (3-1) (7.65625)
    16 - Texas (3-1) (7.619140625)
    17 - Penn State (3-0) (7.5390625)
    18 - Alabama (4-0) (7.25)
    19 - Michigan State (3-1) (6.95703125)
    20 - Arizona State (3-1) (6.916015625)
    21 - Wisconsin (3-0) (6.625)
    22 - Air Force (2-1) (6.20556640625)
    23 - Appalachian State (3-0) (6.0)
    24 - Oklahoma State (3-1) (5.73828125)
    25 - Iowa (3-0) (5.25)

  • college football poll - week 3

    The number of ties is settling down substantially after three weeks, and we actually have a top 25! Auburn stays at the top.

    1 - Auburn (3-0) (6.375)
    2 - Florida (3-0) (6.03125)
    3 - Kansas State (3-0) (5.8125)
    4 - Arizona State (3-0) (5.6875)
    5 - Clemson (3-0) (5.625)
    6 - California (3-0) (5.53125)
    7 - Ohio State (3-0) (5.5)
    8 - Utah (3-0) (5.46875)
    9 - LSU (3-0) (5.125)
       - Memphis (3-0) (5.125)
    11 - Boise State (3-0) (5.0)
       - Wake Forest (3-0) (5.0)
    13 - Wyoming (3-0) (4.8125)
    14 - Alabama (3-0) (4.75)
    15 - UCF (3-0) (4.625)
    16 - Iowa (3-0) (4.5)
       - Virginia (3-0) (4.5)
    18 - SMU (3-0) (4.25)
       - Penn State (3-0) (4.25)
       - Oklahoma State (3-0) (4.25)
    21 - Kentucky (2-1) (4.0625)
    22 - Air Force (2-0) (4.0)
    23 - Notre Dame (2-0) (3.875)
    24 - Michigan (2-0) (3.75)
       - Georgia (3-0) (3.75)

  • college football poll - week 2

    Top 35 this week. It turns out there was a bug in my code, so last week’s poll may have been off. Oh well.

    Let’s explore how our #1 team got their 3.375 wins. Auburn has beaten 2 teams head-to-head: Oregon and Tulane. That’s 2 of their wins. Oregon beat Nevada and Tulane beat Florida International, adding a half a win each for Auburn and bringing their total up to 3. Finally, Nevada beat Purdue, giving Auburn a quarter win, and Purdue beat Vandy, giving them that last eighth of a win.

    1 - Auburn (2-0) (3.375)
    2 - LSU (2-0) (3.25)
       - SMU (2-0) (3.25)
       - Boise State (2-0) (3.25)
       - Colorado (2-0) (3.25)
       - Michigan State (2-0) (3.25)
    7 - Iowa (2-0) (3.0)
       - Michigan (2-0) (3.0)
       - Mississippi State (2-0) (3.0)
       - Utah (2-0) (3.0)
       - Clemson (2-0) (3.0)
    12 - Kentucky (2-0) (2.875)
    13 - Virginia (2-0) (2.75)
       - Wyoming (2-0) (2.75)
       - Boston College (2-0) (2.75)
       - Memphis (2-0) (2.75)
    17 - Oklahoma (2-0) (2.5)
       - USC (2-0) (2.5)
       - Baylor (2-0) (2.5)
       - Kansas State (2-0) (2.5)
       - California (2-0) (2.5)
       - Texas Tech (2-0) (2.5)
       - Appalachian State (2-0) (2.5)
       - Penn State (2-0) (2.5)
       - North Carolina (2-0) (2.5)
       - Alabama (2-0) (2.5)
       - NC State (2-0) (2.5)
       - Maryland (2-0) (2.5)
       - Ohio State (2-0) (2.5)
       - Illinois (2-0) (2.5)
       - Indiana (2-0) (2.5)
       - Wake Forest (2-0) (2.5)
       - Wisconsin (2-0) (2.5)
       - Arizona State (2-0) (2.5)
       - Hawai’i (2-0) (2.5)

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