DAVETGC'S Rankings-117 NCAA-Division I Teams
Sunday, October 10, 2004
1-USC 5-0
2-Oklahoma 5-0
3-Miami-Florida 4-0
4-Auburn 6-0
5-Purdue 5-0
6-Texas 4-1; Loss to Oklahoma 0-12
7-Utah 5-0
8-Oklahoma State 5-0
9-Wisconsin 6-0
10-Virginia 5-0
11-Tennessee 4-1; Loss to Auburn 10-34
12-Georgia 4-1, Loss to Tennessee 14-19
13-LSU 3-2, Losses at Auburn 9-10, at Georgia 16-41
14-Florida State 4-1, Loss at Miami-FL 10-16 OT
15-Florida 3-2, Losses at Tennessee 28-30, at LSU 21-24
16-Notre Dame 4-2, Upset at BYU 17-20, Loss to Purdue 16-41
17-Michigan 5-1, Loss at Notre Dame 20-28
18-Minnesota 5-1, Loss at Michigan 24-27
19-Boise State 5-0
20-Louisville 4-0
21-Arizona State 5-0
22-California 3-1, Loss at USC 17-23
23-Texas Tech 3-2, Upset at New Mexico 24-27, Loss at Oklahoma 13-28
24-Arkansas 3-2, Losses to Texas 20-22, at Florida 30-45
25-Texas A&M 4-1; Loss at Utah; beat Wyoming, Clemson, Kansas State
26-UCLA 4-1, Loss to Oklahoma State 20-31
27-North Carolina 3-3; Losses to Virginia, Louisville, Florida State; beat Georgia Tech, North Carolina State
28-North Carolina State 3-2, Losses to Ohio State 14-22, North Carolina 24-30
29-Virginia Tech 4-2, Losses to USC 13-24, North Carolina State 16-17
30-West Virginia 4-1; Loss to Virginia Tech 13-19
31-Maryland 3-1, Losses at West Virginia 16-19 OT, Georgia Tech
32-Stanford 4-2, Losses to USC 28-31, Notre Dame 15-23
33-Southern Mississippi 4-0
34-South Carolina 4-2, Losses to Georgia 16-20, Mississippi 28-31
35-South Florida 2-2; Losses at South Carolina, Southern Mississippi; beat TCU
36-TCU 3-2, Loss to South Florida, at Texas Tech; beat Army, Northwestern, SMU
37-Northwestern 3-3; Losses at TCU, Arizona State, at Minnesota; beat Kansas and Ohio State
38-Ohio State 3-2; Losses at Northwestern 27-33 OT, Wisconsin 13-24
39-Missouri 4-1, Loss to Troy State 14-24; beat Ball State, Arkansas State, Colorado, Baylor
40-Colorado 3-2; Losses to Missouri 9-17, Oklahoma State 14-42
41-Georgia Tech 3-2; Losses at North Carolina, Miami-FL; beat Clemson
42-Wake Forest 3-3, Losses at Clemson 30-37 2OT, at North Carolina State 21-27 OT, Virginia Tech 10-17; beat East Carolina, Boston College
43-Boston College 4-1, Loss at Wake Forest 14-17
44-Navy 5-0
45-Connecticut 4-1, Loss at Boston College 7-27
46-Alabama 4-2, Losses at Arkansas 10-27, South Carolina 3-20; beat Mississippi, Kentucky
47-Alabama-Birmingham 4-1; Loss at Florida State; beat Baylor, Memphis State, Mississippi State
48-Iowa 3-2, Losses at Arizona State 7-44, at Michigan 17-30
49-Oregon State 1-4, Losses at LSU, at Boise State, at Arizona State, California; beat New Mexico
50-Iowa State 2-3; Losses to Iowa, Oklahoma State, Texas A&M; beat Northern Illinois
51-Northern Illinois 4-2, Losses at Maryland, at Iowa State; beat Bowling Green, Central Florida, Akron
52-Clemson 1-4; Losses to Georgia Tech, at Texas A&M, at Florida State, at Virginia; beat Wake Forest
53-Nebraska 3-2, Losses to Southern Mississippi 17-21, Texas Tech 10-70
54-Kansas 3-3; Losses to Northwestern, Texas Tech, Nebraska; beat Tulsa, Toledo, Kansas State
55-Texas-El Paso 3-2; Losses to Arizona State, Boise State; beat New Mexico State, Fresno State
56- Fresno State 3-2; Losses at Louisiana Tech 21-28, Texas-El Paso
57-Kansas State 2-3, Losses to Fresno State 21-45, at Texas A&M 30-42, Kansas
58-Troy State 3-2; Losses at South Carolina, at New Mexico State; upset Missouri, beat Marshall
59-Kentucky 2-3; Losses to Louisville, Florida, Alabama; beat Indiana, Ohio Univ.
60-Syracuse 3-3; Losses to Purdue, Virginia, Florida State; beat Buffalo, Cincinnati, Rutgers
61-Rutgers 4-2; Losses to New Hampshire, Syracuse; beat Michigan State, Kent State, Vanderbilt
62-Michigan State 3-3, Losses at Rutgers, Iowa, Notre Dame; beat Indiana, Central Michigan, Illinois
63-Indiana 2-3, Losses to Kentucky, Michigan State, Michigan
64-Oregon 2-3; Losses to Indiana, Oklahoma, Arizona State; beat Idaho, Washington State
65-Washington State 4-2, Losses to Colorado 12-20, Oregon 38-41
66-Air Force 3-3; Losses to California, Utah, Navy; beat UNLV, New Mexico
67-New Mexico 2-4; Losses to Washington State, Oregon State, Utah, Air Force; upset Texas Tech, beat New Mexico State
68-UNLV 2-4; Losses to Tennessee, Wisconsin, Air Force; beat Nevada, BYU
69-BYU 2-4, Losses at Stanford 10-37, USC 10-42, at Boise State 27-28, UNLV
70-Bowling Green 2-2, Losses to Oklahoma, Northern Illinois; beat Temple
71-Memphis State 4-1, Loss to Alabama-Birmingham 28-35

72-Louisiana Tech 3-2; Losses to Miami-FL, Tennessee; beat Nevada, Louisiana-Lafayette, upset Fresno State
73-Wyoming 4-1; Loss to Texas A&M; beat Mississippi, Louisiana-Monroe, San Diego State
74-Mississippi 3-3; Losses to Memphis St., Alabama, Wyoming; beat Vanderbilt, Arkansas State, South Carolina
75-Washington 1-4; Losses to UCLA, Fresno State, Notre Dame, Stanford; beat San Jose State
76-Colorado State 1-4; Losses to Colorado, USC, Minnesota, BYU
77-Penn State 2-4; Losses to Boston College, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Purdue; beat Akron, Central Florida
78-Arizona 1-4; Losses to Utah, Wisconsin, Washington State, UCLA
79-Illinois 2-4; Losses to Purdue, UCLA, Wisconsin, Michigan State; beat Western Michigan
80-San Diego State 2-3; Losses at Michigan, at UCLA, at Wyoming; beat Nevada
81-Toledo 4-2; Losses to Minnesota, Kansas, Western Michigan; beat Eastern Michigan, Temple
82-Pittsburgh 3-2; Losses to Nebraska, Connecticut; beat Ohio Univ., Temple
83-Cincinnati 2-4; Losses to Ohio State, Syracuse, Alabama-Birmingham, Army; beat Miami-OH, East Carolina
84-San Jose State 2-3; Losses to Stanford, SMU, Washington
85-Rice 3-2; Losses to Texas, San Jose State, SMU; beat Houston, Hawaii
86-Baylor 2-3; Losses to Alabama-Birmingham, Texas, Missouri; beat North Texas St.
87-Marshall 2-3; Losses to Troy State, Ohio State, Georgia; beat Miami-OH
88-Miami-Ohio 3-3; Losses to Michigan, Cincinnati, Marshall; beat Ohio Univ., Kent State
89-Vanderbilt 1-4; Losses to South Carolina, Mississippi, Navy, Rutgers; beat Mississippi State
90-Mississippi State 1-4; Losses to Auburn, Maine, LSU, Vanderbilt, Alabama-Birmingham; beat Tulane
91-Duke 1-4; Losses to Navy, Connecticut, Virginia Tech, Maryland
92-Hawaii 2-2; Losses to Florida Atlantic, Rice; beat Tulsa, Nevada
93-Tulsa 1-4; Losses to Kansas, Oklahoma State, Navy, Hawaii
94-Ohio University 2-4; Losses to Pittsburgh, Miami-OH, Kentucky, Marshall; beat Buffalo, VMI
95-Houston 1-5; Losses to Rice, Oklahoma, Miami-FL, Memphis State, Southern Mississippi; beat Army
96-Army 1-4; Losses to Louisville, Houston, Connecticut, TCU; beat Cincinnati
97-SMU 1-4; Losses to Texas Tech, TCU, Oklahoma State, Boise State; beat San Jose St.
98-Temple 1-5; Losses to Virginia, Maryland, Toledo, Bowling Green, Pittsburgh
99-Utah State 2-4; Losses to Alabama, Utah, Troy State, North Texas State; beat Idaho, UNLV
100-Nevada 2-4; Losses to Louisiana Tech, San Diego State, UNLV, Hawaii; beat Buffalo
101-East Carolina 1-4; Losses to West Virginia, Wake Forest, Cincinnati, Louisville
102-Tulane 1-3; Losses to Mississippi State, Southern Mississippi, East Carolina
103-North Texas State 1-4; Losses to Texas, Florida Atlantic, Colorado, Baylor; beat Middle Tennessee State
104-Louisiana-Lafayette 3-3; Losses to Louisiana Tech, Kansas State, New Mexico State; beat Middle Tennessee St.
105-Middle Tennessee State 2-3; Losses to Florida Atlantic, Louisiana-Lafayette; beat Akron, Arkansas State
106-Arkansas State 1-5; Losses to Missouri, LSU, Memphis State, Mississippi, Middle Tennessee State
107-New Mexico State 2-4; Losses to Arkansas, California, New Mexico, Texas-El Paso; upset Troy State
108-Akron 2-4; Losses to Penn State, Middle Tennessee State, Virginia, Northern Illinois; beat Kent State, Buffalo
109-Central Michigan 2-3; Losses to Indiana, Michigan State, Bowling Green; beat Kent State
110-Kent State 0-5; Losses to Iowa, Rutgers, Akron, Central Michigan, Miami-OH
111-Louisiana-Monroe 1-4; Losses to Auburn, Arkansas, Arkansas State, Wyoming; beat Idaho
112-Idaho 1-5; Losses to Boise State, Utah State, Washington State, Oregon, Louisiana-Monroe; beat Eastern Michigan
113-Eastern Michigan 2-3; Losses to Florida, Toledo, Eastern Illinois, Idaho; beat Ball State
114-Ball State 1-5; Losses to Boston College, Purdue, Missouri, Toledo, Eastern Michigan; beat Western Michigan
115-Western Michigan 1-4; Losses to Virginia Tech, Illinois, Ball State, Toledo
116-Buffalo 1-5; Losses to Eastern Michigan, Syracuse, Nevada, Ohio Univ.; beat Central Florida
117-Central Florida 0-5; Losses to Wisconsin, West Virginia, Penn State, Buffalo, Northern Illinois

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Top Teams in NCAA Division I Football-Sorted by BCS Ranking

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NCAA Offensive Leaders

Team Rushing Offense Team Passing Offense Team Total Offense Team Scoring Offense
Rice 361.2 Texas Tech 427.7 Texas Tech 514.83 Boise St. 46.2
Texas 313.6 Purdue 351.2 California 510.25 Louisville 43.25
Minnesota 301 Hawaii 346 Purdue 509 Virginia 42.4
Oklahoma St. 285.2 Middle Tenn. St. 327 Louisville 503.75 Purdue 41.8
Virginia 275 Colorado St. 322.2 Virginia 493.2 Oklahoma St. 41.2
Navy 267.4 Toledo 321.2 Boise St. 491.2 California 40.75
Air Force 256 Bowling Green 306.4 Toledo 490.83 Bowling Green 39.6
Oklahoma 254 Oregon St. 302.2 Minnesota 486.17 Texas Tech 39.17
California 247.75 Rutgers 298 Memphis 476.6 Toledo 38.83
West Virginia 247.6 Boise St. 296.8 Texas 470.8 TCU 38.4
Louisville 246 Memphis 294.6 Bowling Green 467.2 Arkansas 37.8
UCLA 241.4 Brigham Young 288.5 Utah 464 Utah 37.8
Alabama 240.17 Connecticut 282 Arkansas 459.2 Memphis 37.6
Utah 222.4 San Diego St. 280 Oklahoma 458.4 Hawaii 37.25
Wake Forest 221.67 Arizona St. 274.2 Hawaii 449.25 Minnesota 36.17
Arkansas 206 Miami (Ohio) 274.2 UCLA 445.6 West Virginia 35.6
Tennessee 204.8 Washington St. 272.6 Oregon 445.6 Oklahoma 34.8
Fresno St. 204 Nevada 268.8 Northwestern 438.5 Rice 34.2
Florida St. 200.2 Oregon 268 Eastern Mich. 435.83 Arizona St. 34
Nebraska 198.4 TCU 267.4 Auburn 435.17 Auburn 33.83

NCAA Defensive Leaders

Team Rushing Defense Team Passing Defense Team Total Defense Team Scoring Defense
Nebraska 60.2 North Carolina St. 112.2 Wisconsin 198.33 Miami (Fla.) 6.5
Boise St. 63.2 Miami (Fla.) 115 Miami (Fla.) 215.75 Wisconsin 6.5
Florida St. 65.6 Alabama 116.33 North Carolina St. 226.2 Louisville 7
Michigan 70.8 Wisconsin 126.33 Alabama 234.67 Auburn 7.2
Wisconsin 72 San Jose St. 135.8 California 247.5 Boston College 9.8
Purdue 76 Houston 146.33 Virginia 248.6 Oklahoma 11.4
Louisville 82.3 Texas 148 Auburn 250.33 Virginia 11.6
Boston College 84 Auburn 149.83 Missouri 259.4 South Carolina 11.7
Iowa 85.2 Virginia Tech 153.83 Louisville 261.25 Texas 11.8
Memphis 85.2 Georgia 154.8 Florida St. 261.8 Missouri 12.6
Virginia 85.4 Washington 157.8 LSU 268.83 Arizona St. 12.8
Notre Dame 86.8 California 159.75 Boston College 269 Purdue 13.2
California 87.8 Missouri 161.4 Connecticut 269 Virginia Tech 13.5
TCU 91.4 Tulsa 161.8 Georgia 274.4 Southern California 13.6
Oklahoma 92.4 Fresno St. 162.8 Virginia Tech 276.5 Oklahoma St. 13.8
Troy 94.8 Virginia 163.2 Michigan 281.33 California 14.5
Marshall 97 Baylor 163.6 South Carolina 282.5 Alabama 14.7
Missouri 98 Kansas St. 164 Ohio 285.17 Florida St. 14.8
Stanford 98.2 LSU 164.83 Fresno St. 299 Utah 15
Arizona St. 98.6 UCLA 165.4 Texas 299.2 Penn St./Stanford/Texas A&M 16

Possible Bowl Scenario

Bowl

Team 1

Team 2
New Orleans North Texas State/Troy State Alabama-Birmingham
Tangerine North Carolina St./Wake Forest/Georgia Tech Kansas State
GMAC Memphis State Marshall
Fort Worth Southern Mississippi Nebraska
Las Vegas Wyoming Oregon
Hawaii Bowl South Florida Fresno State/Rice
Motor City Northern Illinois Iowa
MPC Computer Boise State Virginia Tech
Insight.com Bowl UCLA Connecticut
Independence Alabama Texas Tech
Alamo Minnesota Texas A&M
Silicon Valley Louisiana Tech Stanford
Continental Tire Boston College Maryland
Houston South Carolina Kansas
Holiday California Oklahoma State
Emerald Bowl Air Force Washington State
Music City Ohio State Florida
Liberty Louisville Utah
Sun Northwestern Arizona State
Peach North Carolina Arkansas
Rose Michigan Florida State/Miami-FL
Outback Wisconsin LSU
Capital One Purdue Tennessee
Gator Virginia Notre Dame
Cotton Missouri Georgia
Fiesta West Virginia Texas
Sugar Auburn Miami-FL/Florida State
Orange USC Oklahoma

Conference Rankings
1-SEC-Southeastern: Bowl Record: 5-2

SEC-East

Bowl Commit

Tennessee

Capital One

Georgia

Cotton

Florida

Music City

South Carolina

Houston

Kentucky

Vanderbilt

SEC-West

Auburn

BCS-Sugar

LSU

Outback

Arkansas

Peach

Alabama

Independence

Mississippi

Mississippi State

2-Big Twelve: Bowl Record: 2-6

Big 12-North

Bowl Commit

Missouri

Cotton

Colorado

Tangerine

Nebraska

Fort Worth

Kansas

Houston

Kansas State

Iowa State

Big 12-South

Oklahoma

BCS-Orange

Texas

BCS-Fiesta

Oklahoma State

Holiday

Texas Tech

Independence

Texas A&M

Baylor

3-Big Ten: Bowl Record: 3-5

Big 10

Bowl Commit

Michigan

BCS-Rose

Purdue

Capital One

Wisconsin

Outback

Minnesota

Alamo Bowl

Northwestern

Sun

Ohio State

Music City

Iowa

Motor City Bowl

Michigan State

Indiana

Illinois

Penn State


4-ACC-Atlantic Coast: Bowl Record: 5-1

ACC Bowl Commit
Miami-Florida BCS-Sugar
Florida State BCS-Rose
Virginia Gator
North Carolina Peach
North Carolina State Tangerine
Virginia Tech MPC Computer
Maryland Continental Tire
Wake Forest
Georgia Tech
Clemson
Duke

5-Big East: Bowl Record: 2-3

Big East

Bowl Commit

West Virginia

BCS-Fiesta

Boston College

Continental Tire

Connecticut

Insight

Syracuse

Emerald

Pittsburgh

Rutgers

Temple

6-PAC 10-Pacific Athletic Conference: Bowl Record: 4-2

PAC-10

Bowl Commit

USC

BCS-Orange Bowl

California

Holiday Bowl

Arizona State

Sun Bowl

Oregon

Las Vegas Bowl

UCLA

Insight.com Bowl

Stanford

Silicon Valley Bowl

Washington State

Emerald

Oregon State

Washington

Arizona

7-Mountain West: Bowl Record: 1-2

Mountain West

Bowl Commit

Utah

Liberty

Wyoming

Las Vegas

Air Force

Emerald

UNLV

San Diego State

Colorado State

BYU

New Mexico

8-Conference USA: Bowl Record: 1-4

Conference USA

Bowl Commit

Louisville

Liberty

Southern Mississippi

Fort Worth

Memphis State

New Orleans

Texas Christian

GMAC

South Florida

Hawaii

Alabama-Birmingham

Houston

Tulane

Cincinnati

East Carolina

Army

9-MAC-Mid-American: Bowl Record 2-0

MAC-West

Bowl Commit

Northern Illinois

Motor City

Toledo

Bowling Green

Ball State

Western Michigan

Central Michigan

Eastern Michigan

MAC-East

Marshall

GMAC

Miami-Ohio

Akron

Kent State

Buffalo

Ohio University

Central Florida

10-WAC-Western Athletic Conference: Bowl Record: 3-1

WAC

Bowl Commit

Boise State

MPC Computer

Louisiana Tech

Silicon Valley

Texas El-Paso

Hawaii

Rice

Fresno State

Hawaii

San Jose State

Tulsa

Nevada

SMU

11-Sun Belt Conference: Bowl Record: 0-1

Sun Belt

Bowl Commit

North Texas State

New Orleans

Troy State

New Mexico State

Louisiana-Lafayette

Arkansas State

Middle Tennessee State

Louisiana-Monroe

Idaho

Utah State

Independents

Notre Dame (Gator Bowl)

Navy

Football Playoff System including Bowl games
Alternate quarterfinal, semi-final and championship final games so Rose, Sugar, Orange and Fiesta rotate every year; Outback and Capital One will alternate as quarterfinal events
Sugar Bowl 2004-Championship-January 17-8:00 p.m. Michigan-Big Ten vs. Oklahoma-Big Twelve
Rose Bowl-Semi-Final #1-January 10 4:30 p.m. Capital One winner-Michigan-Big Ten vs. Orange Bowl winner-USC-PAC-10
Fiesta Bowl-Semi-Final #2-January 10 1:00 p.m. Gator Bowl winner-ACC-Florida State vs. Cotton Bowl winner-Big Twelve-Oklahoma
Orange Bowl-Quarter-Final #1-January 3 8:00 p.m. PAC 10-USC vs. At Large-Miami-FL
Capital One or Outback Bowl-Quarter-Final #2-January 2-Big Ten-Michigan vs. SEC-LSU
Cotton Bowl-Quarter-Final #2-Big Twelve-Oklahoma (highest seed) vs. Holiday Bowl winner-TCU or At Large-Texas, Georgia or Washington State (lowest seed)
Gator Bowl-Quarter-Final #4-January 1-Big East-Pittsburgh vs. ACC-Florida State
Holiday Bowl-December 27-Motor City Bowl winner-Boise St. vs. Liberty Bowl winner-TCU; winner gets at large bid if high enough BCS ranking to Orange Bowl
Motor City Bowl-December 20-MAC Champ-Miami-OH vs. WAC Champ-Boise State
Liberty Bowl-December 20-Conference USA Champ-TCU vs. Mountain West Champ-Utah
Conference Championship games-December 13-SEC (Atlanta)-LSU, Big 12(Kansas City)-Oklahoma, Big 10 (Chicago)-Michigan, PAC 10 (Los Angeles)-USC, ACC (Baltimore or Washington-DC)-Florida State, Big East (New York or Philadelphia)-Virginia Tech, MAC-Miami-OH, Conference USA (Memphis, Houston, Louisville, Cincinnati)-TCU, WAC (Reno, Boise, Fresno, Houston)-Boise State, Mountain West (Albuquerque, Denver, Las Vegas, San Diego or Salt Lake City)-Utah, etc.
Outback or Capital One-Big Ten #2/3/4 vs. SEC #2/3
Sun Bowl-Big Ten #2/3/4/5 vs. PAC 10 #2/3
Alamo Bowl-Big Ten #2/3/4/5 vs. Big Twelve #2/3
Music City-SEC #3/4 vs. Big 10 #3/4/5/6
Independence-SEC #4/5 vs. Big 12 #2/3
Tangerine-ACC #2/3 vs. Big Twelve #2/3
Insight-Big East #2/3 vs. PAC 10 #2/3
San Francisco-Mountain West #2 vs. Big East #2/3
Continental Tire-Big East #2/3 vs. ACC #2/3
Las Vegas-PAC 10 #4 vs. WAC #2/3
GMAC-MAC #2 vs. Conference USA #2/3
Hawaii-WAC #2/3 vs. Conference USA #2/3
Silicon Valley-ACC #4/5 vs. Big Ten #5
Humanitarian-ACC #4/5 vs. WAC #4
Fort Worth-Big 12 #4/5 vs. ACC #4
Houston-Big 12 #4/5 vs. SEC #5/6
New Orleans-Sunbelt #1 (if Sun Belt disbands, MAC #3) vs. Conference USA #4

Conference Realignment for 2004-2005 and future years

Big 10-East
Michigan
Michigan State
Penn State
Purdue
Ohio State
add one
Big Ten-West
Iowa
Northwestern
Wisconsin
Illinois
Indiana
Minnesota
Possibilities:
Notre Dame
Syracuse
Pittsburgh
Iowa State

ACC-North
Boston College
Virginia Tech
Duke
North Carolina
Virginia
Wake Forest
ACC-South
Clemson
Maryland
North Carolina State
Miami-FL
Florida State
Georgia Tech

PAC-10-North
Washington
Washington State
Oregon State
Oregon
California
Stanford
PAC-10-South
Southern Cal
Arizona State
Arizona
UCLA
add two
Possibilities:
UNLV
Nevada
San Jose State
Fresno State

WAC-North
Boise State
Nevada
Fresno State
Hawaii
Idaho
San Jose State
Utah State
WAC-South
New Mexico State
Texas-El Paso
North Texas State
Louisiana Tech
Louisiana-Lafayette
Louisiana-Monroe
Arkansas State
Possibilities:
Montana
Northern Arizona
Idaho State
Northern Colorado
Weber State
Montana State
Cal Poly

Mountain West
Utah
Colorado State
Air Force
New Mexico
Wyoming
BYU
UNLV
San Diego State
add four
Possibilities:
Nevada
Utah State
Boise State
Idaho
New Mexico St.
San Jose State
Fresno State

Conference USA-East
East Carolina
Memphis State
Central Florida
Marshall
Alabama-Birmingham
Troy State
Middle Tennessee St.
Conference USA-West
Texas Christian
Tulane
Houston
Rice
SMU
Tulsa
Southern Mississippi
Possibilities:
McNeese State
Wofford
Grambling
North Carolina AT&T
Furman
Hampton
Florida A&M
Tennessee State
Samford
The Citadel

MAC-West
Northern Illinois
Ball State
Toledo
Western Michigan
Central Michigan
Eastern Michigan
MAC-East
Miami-Ohio
Kent State
Akron
Ohio Univ.
Buffalo
Bowling Green
Possibilities:
Western Illinois
Northern Iowa
Dayton
Southern Illinois
Western Kentucky
Eastern Illinois
Illinois State

Big East-East
Army
Navy
Syracuse
Rutgers
Temple
Connecticut
Big East-West
Cincinnati
Louisville
South Florida
West Virginia
Pittsburgh
Notre Dame
Possibilities:
Delaware
Massachusetts
Villanova
Colgate
Northeastern
Fordham

Sun Belt

North Texas State
Florida Atlantic
Middle Tennessee State
Louisiana-Lafayette
Arkansas State
Florida International
Louisiana-Monroe
Idaho

Big Twelve and SEC stay the same!

Top Football Programs by State

Texas (10)
Texas
Texas A&M
Texas Christian
Texas Tech
Houston
Rice
North Texas State
Baylor
SMU
Texas El-Paso

California (7)
USC
Stanford
UCLA
Fresno State
California
San Jose State
San Diego State

Ohio (8)
Ohio State
Bowling Green
Toledo
Miami-OH
Cincinnati
Kent State
Ohio Univ.
Akron

Michigan (5)
Michigan
Michigan State
Western Michigan
Central Michigan
Eastern Michigan

North Carolina (5)
Wake Forest
No.Carolina State
Duke
North Carolina
East Carolina

Florida (5)
Miami-Florida
Florida State
Florida
Central Florida
South Florida

Louisiana (5)
LSU
Tulane
Louisiana Tech
Louisiana-Lafayette
Louisiana-Monroe

Alabama (4)
Alabama
Auburn
Troy State
Alabama-Birmingham

Tennessee (4)
Tennessee
Vanderbilt
Middle Tennessee State
Memphis State

New York/New Jersey (4)
Syracuse
Rutgers
Army
Buffalo

Virginia/West Virginia (4)
Virginia Tech
Virginia
Marshall
West Virginia

Indiana (4)
Purdue
Notre Dame
Ball State
Indiana

Pennsylvania (3)
Penn State
Pittsburgh
Temple

Mississippi (3)
Southern Mississippi
Mississippi
Mississippi State

Illinois (3)
Northern Illinois
Illinois
Northwestern

Oklahoma (3)
Oklahoma
Oklahoma State
Tulsa

Colorado (3)
Colorado
Colorado State
Air Force
Utah (3)
Utah
BYU
Utah State
Idaho (3)
Boise State
Idaho
Utah State

Arkansas (2)
Arkansas
Arkansas State
Georgia (2)
Georgia
Georgia Tech

Kentucky (2)
Louisville
Kentucky

Nevada (2)
UNLV
Nevada
New Mexico (2)
New Mexico
New Mexico State

Washington (2)
Washington State
Washington

Arizona (2)
Arizona State
Arizona

Oregon (2)
Oregon
Oregon State

Maryland/District of Columbia (2)
Maryland
Navy
South Carolina (2)
South Carolina
Clemson

Iowa (2)
Iowa
Iowa State
Kansas (2)
Kansas State
Kansas

1 each from:

Minnesota, Wisconsin, Missouri, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Wyoming and Hawaii

None from Maine, Rhode Island, Delaware, Vermont, North Dakota, South Dakota, Alaska or Montana

Parity in NCAA Division I football has resulted from:

1)Reduction in Scholarships--95 to 85 (may go to 72 soon)

2)Strength & Conditioning Coaches/Methods influencing high school and college programs

3)Excellent coaches and coaching staffs, methods and techniques including national recruiting of athletes