NCAA college football rankings and CFB Playoff forecast: October 31, 2016

Here are our new college football rankings:

1 Alabama
2 Michigan
3 Clemson
4 Louisville
5 Ohio State
6 Washington
7 Texas A+M
8 Nebraska
9 Western Michigan
10 Auburn
11 Wisconsin
12 Tennessee
13 Penn State
14 Boise State
15 Florida
16 Colorado
17 Utah
18 South Florida
19 Oklahoma
20 Washington State
21 Georgia Tech
22 Houston
23 Temple
24 Oklahoma State
25 Virginia Tech

Top teams forecasted to make the College Football Playoff:

1 Alabama
2 Clemson
3 Washington
4 Michigan
5 Ohio State
6 Louisville
7 Nebraska
8 Western Michigan
9 Wisconsin
10 Florida
11 Auburn
12 Texas A+M

NCAA college football rankings and CFB Playoff forecast: October 24, 2016

Here are our new college football rankings:

1 Alabama
2 Michigan
3 Louisville
4 Clemson
5 Ohio State
6 Western Michigan
7 Washington
8 Nebraska
9 Tennessee
10 Boise State
11 Texas A+M
12 Colorado
13 Auburn
14 Penn State
15 West Virginia
16 Utah
17 Wisconsin
18 Baylor
19 Florida
20 North Carolina
21 Washington State
22 Troy
23 Georgia Tech
24 Oklahoma
25 Houston

Top teams forecasted to make the College Football Playoff:

1 Alabama
2 Clemson
3 Washington
4 Michigan
5 Ohio State
6 Nebraska
7 Louisville
8 Boise State
9 Baylor
10 Western Michigan
11 West Virginia
12 Tennessee

NCAA college football rankings: October 17, 2016

Here are our new college football rankings:

1 Alabama
2 Michigan
3 Clemson
4 Ohio State
5 Western Michigan
6 Texas A+M
7 Louisville
8 Washington
9 Nebraska
10 Boise State
11 Tennessee
12 Florida State
13 Houston
14 Baylor
15 Colorado
16 Utah
17 Florida
18 West Virginia
19 South Florida
20 North Carolina
21 Wisconsin
22 Troy
23 Washington State
24 Pittsburgh
25 Southern Cal

 

NCAA college football rankings: October 10, 2016

Here are our new college football rankings. These are current rankings. Another week’s worth of data has helped our rankings look better, and in a week or two we will start to forecast the rest of the season. Stay tuned!

1 Michigan
2 Alabama
3 Texas A+M
4 Ohio State
5 Clemson
6 Washington
7 Tennessee
8 Louisville
9 Western Michigan
10 Nebraska
11 Auburn
12 Boise State
13 Arizona State
14 Florida
15 Wisconsin
16 Penn State
17 Florida State
18 Georgia
19 Wake Forest
20 Houston
21 West Virginia
22 South Florida
23 Colorado
24 Utah
25 Georgia Tech

NCAA college football rankings: October 3, 2016

We are kicking off our college football rankings a bit earlier this year, although we don’t really have enough completed games to use as input to our math model, and therefore some of the teams in our top 25 look like they don’t belong (We’re looking at you, Georgia Tech!). Stay tuned! In future weeks our rankings will improve with more data.

1 Michigan
2 Tennessee
3 Alabama
4 Louisville
5 Clemson
6 Washington
7 Texas A+M
8 Ohio State
9 Nebraska
10 Western Michigan
11 Wisconsin
12 Miami-Florida
13 Florida
14 Houston
15 Georgia Tech
16 Colorado
17 West Virginia
18 Appalachian State
19 Air Force
20 Auburn
21 Baylor
22 U.C.L.A.
23 Troy
24 Maryland
25 Boise State