Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

2010 FEI COLLEGE FOOTBALL RATINGS, OFFENSE

through games of 1/10/2011

The Fremeau Efficiency Index (FEI) considers each of the nearly 20,000 possessions every season in major college football. All drives are filtered to eliminate first-half clock-kills and end-of-game garbage drives and scores. A scoring rate analysis of the remaining possessions then determines the baseline possession efficiency expectations against which each team is measured. A team is rewarded for playing well against good teams, win or lose, and is punished more severely for playing poorly against bad teams than it is rewarded for playing well against bad teams.

  • OFEI: Offensive FEI, the opponent-adjusted efficiency of the given team's offense.
  • OE: Offensive Efficiency, the raw unadjusted efficiency of the given team's offense, a measure of its actual drive success against expected drive success based on field position.
  • FD: First Down rate, the percentage of offensive drives that result in at least one first down or touchdown.
  • AY: Available Yards, yards earned by the offense divided by the total number of yards available based on starting field position.
  • Ex: Explosive Drives, the percentage of each offense's drives that average at least 10 yards per play.
  • Me: Methodical Drives, the percentage of each offense's drives that run 10 or more plays.
  • Va: Value Drives, the percentage of each offense's drives beginning on its own side of the field that reach at least the opponent's 30-yard line.
  • OSOS: Offensive Strength of Schedule, the likelihood that an elite offense (two standard deviations better than average) would have an above-average OE rating against each of the defenses faced by the given team.

Overall FEI ratings and FEI splits for Offense, Defense and Special Teams can be found using the drop-down menus provided above. Program FEI (five-year weighted) ratings and other supplemental drive-based data can be found here.

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.8571Auburn13-01.6654.78310.5939.2326.12376.5459.0182
.6522Michigan6-655.42013.70837.54816.19716.19012.48717.04612
.6183Alabama9-33.6116.8112.6028.2433.13555.5734.04411
.5784Arkansas9-37.30621.71832.53121.21810.12078.45526.0234
.5565Stanford11-12.8432.7947.6602.18719.2153.6263.15567
.5526Wisconsin10-212.6037.76714.6057.17224.1989.5715.10646
.5347Navy8-432.6515.7889.6076.17721.2212.5588.29486
.4608Virginia Tech11-25.44112.70441.53719.17820.11193.47421.04814
.4559Florida State9-418.09239.68749.48436.12267.13067.43631.0131
.44410South Carolina8-516.29424.77712.52523.17722.11583.46024.04310
.42911Oklahoma12-29.29523.70540.51726.13651.19311.46723.06121
.42512Nevada12-129.8541.7956.6563.2209.2125.6322.28185
.42413San Diego State8-440.38016.66966.51627.2257.092105.47620.18874
.42114TCU12-010.5669.7984.6205.2375.14048.5597.34396
.40915Oregon11-14.55510.7993.59210.2248.17916.51311.16671
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.36516Ohio State12-18.47411.75616.58611.21313.16522.54510.10948
.34017Boise State12-111.7883.8691.6851.3111.16426.6461.478110
.31018Arizona6-644.16333.72430.52224.11073.14247.46922.09339
.30719Iowa7-521.34818.74822.51030.19317.15138.42137.13661
.30720LSU10-26-.15484.66965.45956.10580.12872.37564.0213
.30721Oklahoma State11-217.40515.75019.54317.21811.14740.50712.11149
.29422Missouri9-315.09737.71334.47344.11072.13259.41242.07427
.28223East Carolina6-775.23031.67557.48138.12761.14642.45725.11752
.28124Kansas State6-648.23228.67460.46550.12957.13652.40246.10344
.26125North Carolina State8-413-.01460.73325.47740.075108.16424.41341.0419
.25826USC8-526.23230.75518.53320.13750.16521.45527.13660
.25127Northern Illinois10-341.5718.7975.6224.2424.13358.5716.552116
.22828Houston4-774.34819.77113.55114.15336.19510.49515.32491
.22029Kentucky5-745.20032.70739.52025.13552.17318.43233.09138
.20230Pittsburgh7-520.08144.72529.50033.15039.2007.49016.06019
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.19131Michigan State10-239.23827.68550.48337.16131.11389.41739.13862
.18832Baylor6-673.23229.68948.51128.19318.15633.44230.06224
.18533Air Force8-442.32320.77811.53818.13749.2144.44428.17372
.17134Minnesota3-876-.00759.73724.44459.079105.18414.35671.08737
.16035Georgia5-734.25425.71433.52822.20214.13456.48518.08535
.14336Notre Dame8-523-.05066.65575.44066.15237.13164.38658.07629
.13937North Carolina7-533-.02262.68154.45557.14842.15634.37563.06222
.13738Tulsa9-353.35417.76415.55813.20015.12971.50014.383102
.13239Texas A&M8-428-.04565.68453.42475.13848.13261.33184.0286
.12940Arizona State4-637.05149.67558.44758.15435.11488.40445.16470
.12341Georgia Tech5-752.03652.75617.51029.11074.18115.41440.08434
.11342Troy8-564.09040.65376.47245.16825.13851.39452.30487
.11143Oregon State5-746-.01761.62287.43272.11076.094103.31589.05917
.10244Northwestern6-671.06547.73126.47742.10481.2311.41838.20675
.09645Nebraska9-419.07045.61889.43668.16726.11194.36468.10343
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.07446Arkansas State4-860.06048.70343.46155.13553.14246.40247.33995
.07247Maryland8-424.03153.67263.44462.15732.090109.37662.04916
.06948Louisville6-631.08443.67756.46649.11075.15729.39453.13559
.06249Southern Mississippi7-551.14534.75020.50032.13947.15337.44429.402103
.06150Hawaii9-462.41014.72927.55912.2712.11487.50413.490111
.06151Indiana4-789.11636.72628.48435.08598.2056.42335.13156
.06052Cincinnati3-854.01356.67559.46354.21412.11192.43034.04713
.05953UAB4-884.11835.68552.49534.16427.15139.43432.30688
.05854Miami6-622-.21988.71035.44067.11769.12475.35769.0327
.05555SMU7-768.24626.74821.50431.16330.14345.40149.32090
.05356Clemson5-725-.20886.67264.41286.09093.13457.34280.0265
.05057West Virginia8-414-.09877.67462.44363.14544.10996.35372.06223
.04658Texas Tech7-565.09041.67855.47246.09986.15828.40248.09641
.03859Tennessee5-759-.06770.66469.41784.15733.067119.34578.06325
.03060Illinois6-635.08642.65077.46353.12958.13654.39750.15668
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.01961Florida International7-657-.05368.64878.44460.15138.13260.37065.21176
.00262Central Florida10-338.29722.7898.54915.14841.15630.48019.35097
-.00763Washington7-658-.13080.66768.41980.12763.10797.33383.0388
-.01564Western Kentucky2-1087-.14483.70442.41187.09688.12674.32887.23477
-.01765Colorado5-779.03154.67461.43273.10678.14444.34577.12353
-.02366Mississippi4-763-.09776.60396.41981.14940.099101.33185.07830
-.03167Army6-661.06646.69446.46948.066110.1988.40644.417105
-.03168Florida7-536-.18285.68551.41979.063113.16523.33382.06926
-.04769Mississippi State8-427.04750.69047.47741.12464.15535.41143.08536
-.05170South Florida7-530-.29396.61395.36996.09589.102100.274103.06018
-.05471Virginia2-880-.13482.71036.43569.09390.18713.34379.09340
-.07372North Texas3-985-.07771.61790.41783.12860.15632.34181.378101
-.08773Penn State6-656-.08874.65774.44265.10482.16425.35770.07931
-.09874Syracuse6-543-.314100.61791.37194.075109.11781.28797.10445
-.12075Utah10-347.09538.72331.47047.17723.12377.38755.13157
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-.12076Connecticut7-549-.358104.580105.354106.056116.14741.30392.08232
-.12077UTEP5-7101.04651.70244.46451.12955.12968.38160.413104
-.12778Tulane3-8100-.04564.69745.43371.09191.13653.34774.442108
-.13479Iowa State4-782-.23391.64780.39290.084100.16819.279101.06020
-.13880Utah State3-8107-.08975.63485.37693.081102.13066.28798.24779
-.14381Washington State1-1096-.25694.59399.363100.059115.11980.257107.10947
-.14682Western Michigan5-667.00957.66767.47443.14445.12969.42136.433106
-.15283Eastern Michigan2-10114-.13481.583103.40888.083101.12970.29495.36299
-.15684Temple7-470-.08373.64879.42277.16428.13163.34675.543114
-.15985Fresno State7-586-.05067.60097.43570.15634.11195.39651.33594
-.16286Rice4-8112-.00458.66470.44264.10284.15631.38657.460109
-.16987Louisiana Lafayette3-997-.21987.61692.38192.14446.13065.28896.35198
-.17288Toledo8-593-.06269.61694.41978.14643.11390.36467.33593
-.17589Central Michigan2-978-.10878.70838.46452.12365.13850.39354.569118
-.18990Duke2-977-.24893.65972.42376.061114.16720.36766.08333
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-.19191Rutgers3-869-.418108.519118.306115.09092.090107.243112.10242
-.19492Louisiana Tech4-791-.12079.64282.44461.10977.13949.38756.367100
-.22293Idaho5-7102-.04063.63684.43074.13254.17817.38559.31789
-.25494BYU7-666.01455.73823.48139.077107.15436.37961.26581
-.25495Louisiana Monroe4-795-.22490.61988.37195.063112.11979.32886.15769
-.25996Boston College6-650-.478113.542114.331110.10679.092106.244111.07528
-.26097Ohio7-594-.08072.560109.39489.12859.10499.34576.32992
-.27198San Jose State0-11113-.30798.581104.354105.12956.048120.30791.24478
-.27699Wake Forest2-9105-.30899.496120.324111.08895.11586.252108.04915
-.290100Wyoming2-9111-.24292.591101.36797.16429.082111.32388.14666
-.323101UCLA4-881-.316101.555110.356104.10283.13162.274104.12655
-.336102Florida Atlantic4-899-.388107.515119.339109.11271.097102.28699.26080
-.375103California4-783-.22389.64581.360101.10085.082112.276102.18073
-.381104Kansas3-8110-.328102.580106.36598.09887.16127.29793.13358
-.398105Texas5-772-.369106.66271.41585.08599.10698.31190.11551
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-.411106Middle Tennessee5-790-.362105.592100.357103.12266.082113.29694.644119
-.419107Miami (OH)10-4104-.26595.63783.41782.12762.12773.35373.27282
-.430108Bowling Green2-10103-.468112.527115.318113.055117.11682.236116.666120
-.445109Ball State3-7109-.348103.588102.357102.079106.070118.286100.438107
-.446110Marshall5-7106-.29597.61693.36499.08797.094104.265105.14464
-.462111Akron1-10115-.531115.545113.290118.066111.074116.236115.567117
-.476112Purdue3-888-.445111.524116.348108.08994.14543.264106.14465
-.485113Vanderbilt2-1098-.516114.563108.310114.12068.085110.242113.12654
-.531114Kent State4-792-.437110.62786.350107.079104.079115.248110.492112
-.550115Colorado State3-9119-.436109.65873.38391.11470.070117.252109.27984
-.584116New Mexico State2-10120-.582117.60098.320112.054118.11584.242114.503113
-.600117Memphis1-11118-.737120.524117.275119.081103.081114.195118.27683
-.618118New Mexico1-11117-.643118.579107.271120.053119.090108.160120.13963
-.622119UNLV2-11116-.555116.552112.301116.08896.11291.191119.11250
-.741120Buffalo1-10108-.695119.554111.293117.036120.11585.202117.544115