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NCAA: SRS ratings through seven weeks

Posted by Chase Stuart on October 18, 2009

Last week, I introduced the first iteration of the 2009 college football simple rating systems. All explanations and limitations of the system are explained in that post and/or the links embedded therein.

After another exciting weekend of college football, the top of the rankings have changed quite a bit:

Gms	MOV	 SOS	RAT	conf	team
6	23.7	 5.4	29.1	SEC	Florida (6-0)
7	20.7	 7.5	28.2	SEC	Alabama (7-0)
6	22.2	 5.8	28.0	B12	Texas (6-0)
6	26.5	 0.1	26.6	BigE	Cincinnati (6-0)
6	17.2	 6.7	23.8	B12	Oklahoma (3-3)
7	10.6	11.5	22.1	ACC	Virginia Tech (5-2)
6	15.1	 6.3	21.4	B12	Nebraska (4-2)
6	16.5	 4.3	20.8	P10	Southern Cal (5-1)
6	13.3	 6.7	19.9	P10	Oregon (5-1)
6	19.8	-0.8	19.0	WAC	Boise St (6-0)
6	19.4	-1.4	18.0	MWC	TCU (6-0)
7	17.9	-0.9	17.0	B12	Texas Tech (5-2)
6	 7.3	 8.6	15.9	SEC	Arkansas (3-3)
6	 8.4	 6.9	15.3	SEC	LSU (5-1)
7	12.4	 2.5	14.9	B10	Ohio State (5-2)
6	 8.5	 5.5	14.0	ACC	Miami FL (5-1)
6	 8.1	 5.9	13.9	SEC	Tennessee (3-3)
6	 9.3	 4.4	13.8	ACC	Clemson (3-3)
6	10.2	 2.9	13.0	P10	California (4-2)
6	15.0	-2.1	12.9	SEC	Mississippi (4-2)
7	18.7	-6.1	12.6	B10	Penn State (6-1)
6	16.9	-4.5	12.5	B12	Kansas (5-1)
6	20.1	-7.6	12.4	BigE	South Florida (5-1)
7	14.0	-1.6	12.4	BigE	Pittsburgh (6-1)
7	 6.7	 5.6	12.4	ACC	Georgia Tech (6-1)
6	 4.2	 8.1	12.2	INDY	Notre Dame (4-2)
7	 9.1	 3.1	12.2	B10	Iowa (7-0)
6	12.3	-0.3	12.1	P10	Arizona St (4-2)
6	10.7	 1.3	11.9	WAC	Fresno St (3-3)
7	 9.4	 1.7	11.2	ACC	Boston College (5-2)
7	 7.3	 3.7	10.9	SEC	Auburn (5-2)
7	 0.4	10.5	10.9	SEC	Georgia (4-3)
7	13.7	-3.0	10.7	MWC	Brigham Young (6-1)
6	13.6	-3.0	10.6	CUSA	Houston (5-1)
7	17.8	-7.4	10.4	MAC	Central Michigan (6-1)
6	13.3	-3.3	10.0	B12	Oklahoma St (5-1)
7	 5.1	 4.4	 9.6	SEC	South Carolina (5-2)
6	-0.3	 9.8	 9.6	SEC	Kentucky (3-3)
7	13.8	-4.4	 9.4	MWC	Air Force (4-3)
6	 5.3	 4.0	 9.4	P10	Arizona (4-2)
6	10.5	-1.2	 9.3	BigE	Connecticut (4-2)
7	 7.4	 1.8	 9.2	P10	Stanford (4-3)
6	 5.2	 3.8	 8.9	P10	Oregon St (4-2)
7	12.1	-3.5	 8.6	B10	Michigan (5-2)
6	11.2	-3.0	 8.2	MWC	Utah (5-1)
6	 8.7	-1.1	 7.6	B12	Missouri (4-2)
7	 2.9	 4.6	 7.5	B10	Wisconsin (5-2)
7	 7.3	 0.2	 7.5	B10	Michigan St (4-3)
7	-3.7	11.2	 7.5	P10	Washington (3-4)
5	 3.8	 3.5	 7.3	SunB	Arkansas St (1-4)
6	10.9	-4.2	 6.7	BigE	Rutgers (4-2)
6	13.8	-7.4	 6.4	CUSA	Tulsa (4-2)
6	 4.7	 1.6	 6.3	SunB	Louisiana-Monroe (4-2)
6	-2.0	 8.3	 6.3	P10	UCLA (3-3)
6	-0.3	 6.1	 5.9	ACC	Florida St (2-4)
7	 8.0	-2.4	 5.6	INDY	Navy (5-2)
7	 3.0  	 2.2	 5.2	SEC	Mississippi St (3-4)
6	 9.2	-4.1	 5.0	MAC	Northern Illinois (3-3)
7	-0.1	 5.1	 5.0	B10	Minnesota (4-3)
6	 4.5	 0.4	 4.9	B12	Baylor (3-3)
7	-1.9	 6.6	 4.8	B10	Purdue (2-5)
6	10.0	-5.3	 4.7	BigE	West Virginia (5-1)
6	 7.7	-5.1	 2.6	ACC	North Carolina (4-2)
7	 1.6	 0.9	 2.4	ACC	Wake Forest (4-3)
7	 3.6	-1.7	 1.9	ACC	North Carolina St (3-4)
6	 0.1	 1.8	 1.9	SunB	Troy (4-2)
7	 8.0	-6.2	 1.8	CUSA	Southern Miss (4-3)
6	 4.4	-2.8	 1.6	ACC	Virginia (3-3)
6	-3.8	 4.7	 0.9	B12	Colorado (2-4)
7	 5.7	-5.0	 0.7	B12	Kansas St (4-3)
7	 6.7	-6.0	 0.7	MAC	Ohio U. (5-2)
7	 3.2	-2.7	 0.5	B12	Iowa St (4-3)
6	 4.8	-4.5	 0.3	ACC	Duke (3-3)
7	 5.1	-5.9	-0.7	WAC	Idaho (6-1)
6	 0.3	-1.1	-0.8	WAC	Nevada (3-3)
6	 3.9	-6.8	-2.9	WAC	Louisiana Tech (3-3)
7	-4.9	 1.8	-3.2	MWC	Colorado St (3-4)
6	-0.8	-2.5	-3.2	B12	Texas A&M (3-3)
7	-0.9	-2.4	-3.3	SEC	Vanderbilt (2-5)
7	-2.4	-1.2	-3.6	MAC	Bowling Green (3-4)
6	-6.5	 2.9	-3.6	BigE	Louisville (2-4)
7	 3.6	-7.4	-3.8	B10	Northwestern (4-3)
7	-1.2	-3.4	-4.6	B10	Indiana (4-3)
6	-7.5	 2.3	-5.2	SunB	Florida Int'l (1-5)
7	-1.5	-3.8	-5.3	MAC	Western Michigan (3-4)
7	 2.8	-8.3	-5.5	CUSA	East Carolina (4-3)
6	-1.3	-4.5	-5.9	CUSA	SMU (3-3)
6	-7.8	 1.6	-6.1	CUSA	UTEP (2-4)
7	-1.1	-5.6	-6.6	CUSA	Marshall (4-3)
6	-4.2	-2.5	-6.7	SunB	Middle Tennessee St (3-3)
7	-3.1	-3.7	-6.8	MWC	Wyoming (4-3)
7	-2.1	-4.7	-6.8	MAC	Buffalo (3-4)
6	-1.3	-5.5	-6.9	CUSA	Central Florida (3-3)
7	-6.1	-0.8	-6.9	MAC	Toledo (4-3)
6	-3.7	-3.4	-7.0	MWC	San Diego St (2-4)
6	-8.7	 1.1	-7.5	BigE	Syracuse (2-4)
6	-4.1	-3.6	-7.7	SunB	Louisiana-Lafayette (4-2)
5      -11.9	 3.6	-8.3	SunB	Florida Atlantic (1-4)
6	 4.2   -12.7	-8.5	MAC	Temple (4-2)
6      -11.8	 2.3	-9.4	B10	Illinois (1-5)
6	-4.7	-5.2	-9.8	WAC	Utah St (1-5)
7	-2.9	-6.9	-9.9	MAC	Kent St (3-4)
6	-8.2	-2.0   -10.1	MAC	Akron (1-5)
6	-7.8	-2.4   -10.2	CUSA	Alabama-Birmingham (2-4)
7	-8.4	-2.1   -10.4	MWC	UNLV (2-5)
6      -14.8	 4.2   -10.6	WAC	San José St (1-5)
7      -11.7	 1.0   -10.7	ACC	Maryland (2-5)
6	-4.7	-6.2   -10.9	WAC	Hawai`i (2-4)
6      -18.7	 7.5   -11.1	P10	Washington St (1-5)
6      -10.1	-2.4   -12.5	SunB	North Texas (1-5)
7	-7.6	-5.1   -12.7	CUSA	Memphis (2-5)
7	-4.6   -10.6   -15.1	INDY	Army (3-4)
7      -20.6	 5.3   -15.3	MAC	Miami OH (0-7)
6      -17.0	-3.0   -20.0	CUSA	Tulane (2-4)
7      -12.1	-8.5   -20.7	MAC	Ball St (0-7)
6      -21.5	 0.2   -21.3	MWC	New Mexico (0-6)
7      -24.6	 2.9   -21.8	CUSA	Rice (0-7)
7      -11.6   -10.3   -21.9	WAC	New Mexico St (3-4)
6      -19.1	-3.1   -22.1	MAC	Eastern Michigan (0-6)
6      -21.8	-0.8   -22.7	SunB	Western Kentucky (0-6)
85     -26.7	 2.6   -24.1	FCS	FCSTEAM (5-80)

Conference ratings through seven weeks (simple averages):

SEC	 13.2
B12	 10.3
P10	  9.6
BigE	  7.6
ACC	  6.4
B10	  5.0
MWC	 -0.3
WAC	 -3.0
SunB	 -5.3
CUSA	 -6.4
MAC	 -7.2

Worst teams in a BCS conference: Washington State, Maryland, Illinois

Best teams in a non-BCS conference: Boise State, TCU, Fresno State, BYU, Houston, Central Michigan

Best (worst) 0-loss teams: Florida, Alabama, Texas; (Iowa, TCU, Boise State)

Best (worst) 1-loss teams: USC, Oregon, LSU; (Idaho, West Virginia, Utah)

Best (worst) 2-loss teams: Virginia Tech, Nebraska, Texas Tech; (Temple, Louisiana-Lafayette, Ohio)

Biggest risers this week: Texas Tech (+6.1); Colorado (+5.8); Kansas State (+5.8); Clemson (+4.6); Georgia Tech (+4.2)

Biggest fallers this week: Nebraska (-9.0); Texas A&M (-6.7); Missouri (-5.2); Virginia Tech (-4.9); Arkansas State (-4.4)

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