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NCAA football week 5 power rankings

By Jake Westrich - WhatIfSports.com
Sept. 26, 2011

WhatIfSports.com utilizes its NCAA football simulation to present the most comprehensive and unbiased ranking of all 120 FBS teams. We simulated thousands of games and used those winning percentages to evaluate every team. All 120 teams are ranked below with their average points for and against from the simulated games. Simulations are based on updated rosters and depth charts so significant week-to-week changes may occur once the regular season kicks off.

Teams Ranked by Winning Percentage
(everyone plays everyone 100 times)

 TeamChangeWin PctPS/GPA/G
1.Oregon Ducks+290.641.619.6
2.Alabama Crimson Tide-89.436.714.9
3.Stanford Cardinal-288.840.619.5
4.Boise State Broncos-87.641.220.7
5.LSU Tigers+387.334.916.5
6.Wisconsin Badgers-86.637.517.6
7.Oklahoma Sooners-286.038.820.2
8.Oklahoma State Cowboys-185.140.723.5
9.TCU Horned Frogs-82.036.320.6
10.Texas A&M Aggies-79.736.322.4
11.Georgia Bulldogs+379.034.720.5
12.Florida State Seminoles-177.133.820.4
13.Nebraska Cornhuskers+477.028.716.6
14.Arkansas Razorbacks-277.034.321.8
15.Virginia Tech Hokies+576.832.420.1
16.South Carolina Gamecocks-75.733.820.6
17.Clemson Tigers+975.131.919.9
18.West Virginia Mountaineers-574.332.220.4
19.Florida Gators+373.729.618.4
20.Michigan State Spartans-173.533.522.6
 TeamChangeWin PctPS/GPA/G
21.Utah Utes+373.032.622.7
22.USC Trojans-772.433.222.9
23.Pittsburgh Panthers-572.030.920.9
24.Notre Dame Fighting Irish-171.330.921.7
25.Arizona State Sun Devils-70.130.721.2
26.Arizona Wildcats-569.529.921.6
27.South Florida Bulls+469.030.322.2
28.Texas Longhorns-68.229.321.1
29.Iowa Hawkeyes+767.930.022.1
30.Penn State Nittany Lions+267.929.521.0
31.Missouri Tigers-167.829.021.0
32.Mississippi State Bulldogs-567.230.321.8
33.Ohio State Buckeyes-466.927.419.3
34.Miami (FL) Hurricanes-66.729.121.4
35.Baylor Bears-65.033.527.1
36.Tennessee Volunteers+365.028.121.8
37.Michigan Wolverines+564.431.825.6
38.Southern Methodist Mustangs+263.632.827.1
39.North Carolina Tar Heels-263.528.522.1
40.Auburn Tigers-263.329.423.6
 TeamChangeWin PctPS/GPA/G
41.Cincinnati Bearcats+462.331.426.0
42.Northern Illinois Huskies+259.731.727.3
43.San Diego State Aztecs-259.329.324.7
44.Maryland Terrapins-1158.826.922.7
45.North Carolina State Wolfpack-257.929.726.4
46.California Golden Bears+157.725.221.7
47.Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets+557.527.223.6
48.Hawaii Warriors+257.532.029.1
49.Syracuse Orange-357.326.923.2
50.Washington Huskies+154.726.824.6
51.Northwestern Wildcats+554.327.225.5
52.UCF Knights-354.229.527.0
53.Temple Owls+553.826.525.1
54.Texas Tech Red Raiders-653.627.625.6
55.Illinois Fighting Illini-153.225.923.8
56.Brigham Young Cougars-153.226.724.8
57.Kansas State Wildcats+252.326.525.1
58.Oregon State Beavers-551.425.424.7
59.Boston College Eagles+151.223.722.9
60.UCLA Bruins+951.126.325.2
 TeamChangeWin PctPS/GPA/G
61.Colorado Buffaloes-450.927.626.6
62.Toledo Rockets-150.928.727.6
63.Southern Miss Golden Eagles-150.830.129.4
64.Houston Cougars+349.630.630.9
65.Air Force Falcons-149.324.224.6
66.East Carolina Pirates+648.628.829.1
67.Tulsa Golden Hurricane+148.030.531.3
68.Navy Midshipmen-347.625.025.5
69.Fresno State Bulldogs+246.527.429.2
70.Purdue Boilermakers+346.423.725.4
71.Kentucky Wildcats-545.821.923.7
72.Ohio Bobcats-945.324.325.9
73.Louisville Cardinals-344.422.925.1
74.Duke Blue Devils+444.326.029.0
75.Mississippi Rebels+144.025.828.5
76.Troy Trojans-142.926.929.8
77.Connecticut Huskies-342.621.624.5
78.Nevada Wolf Pack+741.625.329.5
79.Wake Forest Demon Deacons-241.424.328.0
80.Vanderbilt Commodores+240.620.725.2
 TeamChangeWin PctPS/GPA/G
81.Iowa State Cyclones-139.522.126.6
82.Western Michigan Broncos-138.925.730.2
83.Rutgers Scarlet Knights+438.523.127.7
84.Virginia Cavaliers-538.421.325.6
85.Louisiana Tech Bulldogs+138.225.330.5
86.Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks-337.823.228.9
87.FIU Golden Panthers-337.523.928.9
88.Central Michigan Chippewas+134.722.128.7
89.Washington State Cougars-134.024.230.7
90.Tulane Green Wave+131.321.930.5
91.Army Black Knights+129.718.127.1
92.Arkansas State Red Wolves+429.722.932.1
93.Marshall Thundering Herd+529.219.528.9
94.Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders+329.020.429.1
95.Kent State Golden Flashes-229.017.326.7
96.Indiana Hoosiers-228.822.432.0
97.Miami (OH) RedHawks-727.619.529.7
98.Utah State Aggies-327.321.131.3
99.North Texas Mean Green+824.421.333.2
100.Bowling Green Falcons+1124.419.231.1
 TeamChangeWin PctPS/GPA/G
101.Rice Owls-124.421.633.7
102.Colorado State Rams-123.919.631.7
103.Buffalo Bulls+223.617.529.6
104.Kansas Jayhawks-223.319.732.1
105.Minnesota Golden Gophers-622.116.929.9
106.Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns+321.819.031.7
107.Idaho Vandals-421.618.431.7
108.UTEP Miners-221.418.032.2
109.UAB Blazers-520.820.034.0
110.Western Kentucky Hilltoppers-18.618.434.5
111.Wyoming Cowboys-318.015.130.6
112.Ball State Cardinals+417.717.032.1
113.San Jose State Spartans-116.316.533.0
114.Florida Atlantic Owls-114.516.234.4
115.UNLV Rebels-112.915.634.4
116.New Mexico Lobos+111.513.234.5
117.Akron Zips-211.313.034.7
118.Eastern Michigan Eagles-7.512.137.8
119.New Mexico State Aggies-5.611.837.7
120.Memphis Tigers-5.210.738.4

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