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FEI COLLEGE FOOTBALL RATINGS 2018

FEI Ratings (updated 10/18/2018)

The Fremeau Efficiency Index (FEI) is a college football rating system based on opponent-adjusted possession efficiency. Adjusted Possession Advantage (APA) ratings represent the per possession scoring advantage a team would be expected to have on a neutral field against an average opponent, calculated as a function of current FEI overall, offense, defense, and special teams ratings.

Strength of Schedule ratings (RSOS) represent the average number of losses an elite team (two standard deviations better than average) would have against the team's regular season schedule to date. Offensive FEI (OFEI) is scoring value generated per drive adjusted for starting field position and opponent defenses faced. Defensive FEI (DFEI) is scoring value generated per opponent drive adjusted for starting field position and opponent offenses faced. Special Teams FEI (SFEI) is scoring value generated per possession by a team's non-offensive and non-defensive units adjusted for opponent special teams units faced. The team's record to date against opponents ranked in the FEI top 10 (v10), top 20 (v20), top 30 (v30), top 40 (v40), and top 50 (v50) are also provided.

Rk Team Rec FEI APA Rk RSOS Rk OFEI Rk DFEI Rk SFEI Rk v10 v20 v30 v40 v50
1 LSU 5-1 .263 1.99 6 1.15 7 2.68 35 1.5 18 .330 1 1-1 1-1 3-1 3-1 3-1
2 Alabama 7-0 .248 2.78 1 .27 100 4.05 2 .8 1 .012 60 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-0 2-0
3 Oklahoma 5-1 .243 2.16 4 .66 43 4.07 1 2.2 70 .185 12 0-0 1-1 2-1 2-1 2-1
4 Ohio State 7-0 .239 2.22 2 .45 71 3.78 3 1.8 29 .182 13 0-0 1-0 1-0 1-0 1-0
5 Georgia 5-1 .237 2.19 3 .93 20 3.57 4 1.6 21 .200 9 0-1 0-1 0-1 1-1 2-1
6 Clemson 5-0 .237 2.01 5 .36 84 2.90 17 1.1 2 -.003 64 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-0 2-0
7 Kentucky 4-1 .230 1.75 9 .85 24 2.41 50 1.4 8 .283 3 1-0 2-0 2-0 2-1 3-1
8 Florida 5-1 .223 1.75 8 1.04 13 2.60 42 1.4 14 .254 4 1-1 2-1 2-1 2-1 2-1
9 Duke 4-1 .205 1.36 17 .51 66 2.19 63 1.5 16 .074 41 0-0 0-0 2-0 2-0 2-1
10 Michigan State 4-2 .205 1.39 16 .68 40 2.19 64 1.4 11 .052 51 0-0 1-0 1-1 2-1 2-2
11 Washington 4-2 .200 1.61 12 .55 61 2.98 15 1.6 22 .002 62 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-2 2-2
12 Notre Dame 7-0 .198 1.63 11 .50 67 2.74 29 1.4 9 .038 52 0-0 1-0 2-0 2-0 3-0
13 Iowa 4-1 .196 1.57 14 .41 76 2.52 43 1.5 15 .223 6 0-0 1-0 1-0 1-1 1-1
14 Michigan 6-1 .188 1.85 7 .71 36 2.90 18 1.2 3 .178 14 0-0 0-1 1-1 2-1 2-1
15 North Carolina State 4-0 .186 1.73 10 .10 123 3.54 5 1.8 36 -.031 71 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-0
Rk Team Rec FEI APA Rk RSOS Rk OFEI Rk DFEI Rk SFEI Rk v10 v20 v30 v40 v50
16 Texas 6-1 .173 1.33 18 .63 49 2.65 39 1.8 32 .171 16 1-0 1-0 1-0 1-0 2-0
17 Penn State 4-2 .161 1.55 15 .66 44 2.83 22 1.4 7 .125 28 0-2 0-2 0-2 1-2 1-2
18 West Virginia 4-1 .158 1.30 19 .59 53 2.84 21 1.8 34 .067 45 0-0 0-1 1-1 1-1 1-1
19 Iowa State 3-3 .158 1.23 20 1.06 11 2.25 59 1.4 10 .126 27 0-1 1-2 1-2 1-2 1-2
20 Mississippi State 3-2 .153 1.59 13 .89 22 2.82 23 1.2 4 .092 39 0-2 0-2 1-2 1-2 1-2
21 Texas Tech 3-2 .150 1.05 26 .42 73 2.79 25 2.2 65 .058 49 0-0 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-1
22 Fresno State 4-1 .131 1.19 22 .14 115 2.65 40 1.4 13 -.073 80 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0
23 Miami 4-2 .123 .94 30 .65 48 2.07 76 1.2 6 -.101 87 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-2
24 Stanford 3-2 .123 .89 34 .76 28 2.66 38 2.2 72 .201 8 0-0 0-1 0-1 2-1 3-2
25 Colorado 4-1 .121 .96 29 .22 107 2.93 16 2.0 50 -.105 88 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1
26 Northwestern 3-3 .119 .82 37 1.07 10 2.16 68 1.8 37 .166 18 1-1 1-2 2-2 2-2 2-2
27 Army 4-2 .118 1.14 24 1.10 9 3.20 11 2.0 51 -.003 63 0-2 0-2 0-2 0-2 1-2
28 Purdue 3-3 .118 .91 32 .25 102 2.68 36 2.0 47 .021 57 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-2 0-2
29 Cincinnati 5-0 .115 .76 39 .09 125 1.95 89 1.2 5 -.265 122 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0
30 Auburn 3-3 .114 .89 35 .99 17 1.99 84 1.5 17 .197 10 0-1 1-2 1-2 1-2 1-2
Rk Team Rec FEI APA Rk RSOS Rk OFEI Rk DFEI Rk SFEI Rk v10 v20 v30 v40 v50
31 Central Florida 5-0 .112 1.19 21 .06 129 3.47 6 1.8 28 -.390 129 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0
32 Washington State 4-1 .108 .89 33 .22 106 3.35 8 2.5 95 -.039 73 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1
33 Oregon 4-1 .107 .80 38 .36 82 2.90 19 2.2 71 -.064 78 0-0 1-0 1-1 1-1 1-1
34 Syracuse 3-2 .106 .61 44 .57 59 2.14 71 2.0 42 .029 56 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-1
35 Texas A&M 4-2 .105 1.01 27 1.31 1 2.61 41 1.9 41 .289 2 1-2 1-2 1-2 1-2 2-2
36 San Diego State 4-1 .100 .57 45 .39 79 1.73 106 1.6 20 .059 48 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-1 2-1
37 Missouri 2-3 .098 1.09 25 1.20 4 2.70 32 1.7 23 .235 5 0-2 0-2 1-2 1-2 1-3
38 Utah State 4-1 .096 1.00 28 .44 72 3.15 12 2.1 58 .010 61 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-1
39 Wisconsin 4-2 .094 .91 31 .78 27 2.87 20 2.0 52 .103 34 0-0 1-1 1-1 1-1 1-1
40 Appalachian State 3-1 .093 1.15 23 .32 88 3.12 13 1.8 30 .095 37 0-0 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-1
41 Utah 3-2 .090 .75 40 .65 47 2.37 51 1.8 38 .102 35 0-0 0-1 1-1 1-2 1-2
42 North Texas 5-1 .089 .74 41 .08 128 2.48 45 1.8 35 -.043 75 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0
43 Virginia Tech 3-2 .087 .37 55 .68 39 2.19 65 2.4 83 .118 30 1-0 1-1 1-1 1-1 1-1
44 Buffalo 5-1 .085 .71 42 .28 96 3.01 14 2.4 81 -.030 69 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-1 1-1
45 South Carolina 3-3 .081 .84 36 1.00 16 2.51 44 1.7 24 .095 36 0-2 0-2 0-2 1-3 1-3
Rk Team Rec FEI APA Rk RSOS Rk OFEI Rk DFEI Rk SFEI Rk v10 v20 v30 v40 v50
46 USC 4-2 .073 .41 53 .73 34 1.94 91 1.8 31 -.015 67 0-0 0-1 1-2 2-2 2-2
47 Temple 4-2 .071 .68 43 .24 104 2.48 46 1.8 39 .031 54 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1
48 Virginia 3-2 .065 .53 47 .57 57 2.05 79 1.6 19 -.031 70 0-0 0-1 1-1 1-1 1-1
49 Arizona State 3-3 .063 .47 52 1.02 15 2.75 28 2.5 89 .061 46 1-0 1-1 1-2 1-3 1-3
50 Boise State 4-2 .059 .37 56 .21 109 2.41 49 2.0 49 -.196 111 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-1
51 Houston 4-1 .057 .56 46 .30 91 2.70 31 2.1 55 -.061 77 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-1 0-1
52 TCU 2-3 .056 .50 49 1.03 14 1.75 104 1.4 12 .139 23 0-1 1-2 1-3 1-3 1-3
53 Indiana 4-3 .048 .48 50 1.05 12 2.69 34 2.3 79 .118 31 0-2 0-3 0-3 0-3 1-3
54 Oklahoma State 3-3 .040 .29 58 .39 80 2.69 33 2.6 101 .144 21 0-0 0-1 0-2 0-2 1-2
55 Maryland 4-2 .037 .51 48 .70 38 2.34 53 1.8 40 .169 17 0-0 1-1 1-1 1-1 1-2
56 Minnesota 3-3 .036 .48 51 .95 19 2.15 69 1.7 26 .186 11 0-1 0-2 1-2 1-2 1-2
57 Georgia Tech 2-4 .033 .37 57 .62 52 3.21 10 2.6 99 -.169 103 0-2 0-2 0-2 0-2 0-2
58 Eastern Michigan 2-4 .027 -.01 63 .56 60 1.81 99 2.0 48 -.080 81 0-0 0-0 1-0 1-1 1-2
59 Baylor 3-3 .018 .25 60 1.11 8 2.73 30 2.5 94 .129 25 0-2 0-3 0-3 0-3 0-3
60 Boston College 4-2 .014 .27 59 .63 51 2.20 62 1.8 33 -.018 68 0-0 0-1 0-2 0-2 1-2
Rk Team Rec FEI APA Rk RSOS Rk OFEI Rk DFEI Rk SFEI Rk v10 v20 v30 v40 v50
61 Mississippi 4-2 .014 .40 54 1.18 5 3.35 9 2.6 97 -.126 93 0-2 0-2 1-2 1-2 1-2
62 Louisiana Tech 3-2 .006 -.08 65 .78 26 1.89 94 2.2 66 .060 47 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-1 1-1
63 Tennessee 2-3 .002 .02 62 1.20 3 2.21 61 2.3 77 .105 33 0-2 0-3 1-3 1-3 1-3
64 Miami (OH) 3-4 -.013 -.13 66 .25 103 2.15 70 2.2 68 -.086 82 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-1 0-1
65 Tulsa 0-5 -.019 -.14 67 .57 58 1.83 97 2.1 57 .129 26 0-0 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-2
66 Vanderbilt 2-4 -.022 .04 61 1.25 2 2.30 56 2.1 62 .132 24 0-2 0-3 0-3 0-3 0-4
67 Florida State 2-3 -.023 -.25 70 .47 70 1.60 113 2.0 45 .093 38 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-2 0-3
68 Akron 1-3 -.024 -.55 84 .63 50 1.13 125 2.1 60 .119 29 0-0 0-1 1-1 1-1 1-2
69 Ohio 2-3 -.024 -.32 74 .35 85 2.81 24 3.2 118 -.033 72 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-1 0-2
70 Kansas State 2-4 -.027 -.05 64 .71 37 2.34 52 2.3 73 .072 43 0-0 0-3 0-3 0-3 0-3
71 South Florida 5-0 -.028 -.16 68 .09 127 2.16 67 2.0 54 -.177 106 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0
72 UAB 4-1 -.029 -.25 71 .09 124 2.06 78 2.1 59 -.187 108 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0
73 Western Michigan 4-2 -.033 -.27 72 .52 64 2.76 27 2.8 107 -.151 98 0-0 0-1 0-1 0-2 0-2
74 Nebraska 0-6 -.034 -.28 73 .92 21 2.22 60 2.5 90 .020 58 0-0 0-1 0-4 0-5 0-5
75 New Mexico 2-3 -.038 -.41 79 .20 111 1.87 96 2.2 69 -.116 89 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-1
Rk Team Rec FEI APA Rk RSOS Rk OFEI Rk DFEI Rk SFEI Rk v10 v20 v30 v40 v50
76 Memphis 3-3 -.039 -.43 80 .14 116 2.43 47 2.6 100 -.316 125 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-1
77 UCLA 1-5 -.040 -.22 69 1.18 6 2.06 77 2.3 80 .223 7 0-1 0-2 0-5 0-5 0-5
78 Marshall 3-2 -.042 -.40 77 .27 99 2.03 81 2.3 75 -.160 101 0-0 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-1
79 Air Force 1-4 -.043 -.37 76 .36 83 1.79 100 2.2 64 .031 55 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-2 0-2
80 Arkansas 0-6 -.045 -.35 75 .75 29 2.05 80 2.4 85 .071 44 0-1 0-1 0-2 0-3 0-4
81 Northern Illinois 4-3 -.047 -.46 82 .58 55 1.31 121 1.7 25 -.067 79 0-0 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-2
82 Nevada 2-4 -.061 -.77 94 .23 105 1.42 118 2.2 63 -.232 117 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-1 0-2
83 Pittsburgh 2-4 -.063 -.40 78 .85 23 2.03 82 2.3 76 .057 50 0-0 0-2 0-2 1-3 1-3
84 Central Michigan 0-6 -.064 -.81 95 .99 18 1.53 115 2.5 93 -.005 66 0-2 0-2 0-2 0-2 0-3
85 Kansas 2-3 -.064 -.59 86 .40 78 1.66 110 2.0 53 -.195 110 0-0 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-1
86 Arizona 2-4 -.069 -.64 89 .34 86 2.00 83 2.4 86 -.221 115 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-2
87 Hawaii 5-2 -.072 -.62 88 .26 101 2.66 37 3.2 119 -.039 74 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-1 0-1
88 Liberty 3-3 -.072 -.57 85 .32 87 2.07 75 2.4 84 -.156 99 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-1 0-2
89 Florida International 3-2 -.073 -.52 83 .27 98 2.32 54 2.5 96 -.125 91 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-1 0-1
90 California 2-3 -.077 -.73 91 .13 119 1.23 122 1.7 27 -.218 114 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-1
Rk Team Rec FEI APA Rk RSOS Rk OFEI Rk DFEI Rk SFEI Rk v10 v20 v30 v40 v50
91 Southern Mississippi 1-3 -.080 -.87 99 .36 81 1.14 124 2.0 43 -.170 104 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-1 0-2
92 Tulane 1-4 -.086 -.59 87 .75 30 1.96 87 2.5 87 .113 32 0-1 0-1 0-2 0-2 0-2
93 Troy 4-2 -.086 -.68 90 .11 121 1.71 108 2.1 61 -.124 90 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1
94 North Carolina 1-4 -.087 -.84 98 .30 92 1.90 92 2.9 110 .149 20 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-1 0-2
95 Ball State 2-4 -.090 -.95 103 .52 65 1.95 88 2.9 109 -.143 94 0-0 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-1
96 Georgia Southern 4-1 -.098 -.44 81 .54 62 2.18 66 2.0 46 -.157 100 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-1
97 BYU 3-3 -.107 -.73 92 .65 45 2.11 73 2.6 102 .078 40 0-0 0-1 0-1 1-2 1-2
98 Navy 1-4 -.108 -1.24 108 .11 122 1.62 111 2.8 108 -.236 118 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1
99 UNLV 1-4 -.109 -.95 102 .32 89 1.96 85 2.7 104 -.087 84 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-2
100 Colorado State 3-3 -.112 -.91 100 .65 46 1.94 90 2.5 92 -.194 109 0-1 0-1 0-2 0-2 0-2
101 East Carolina 2-3 -.114 -.82 97 .21 108 1.74 105 2.1 56 -.244 119 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1
102 Old Dominion 1-6 -.117 -1.20 107 .13 120 2.08 74 3.2 122 -.144 95 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-0
103 UTEP 0-5 -.125 -1.46 113 .15 114 1.49 116 2.9 111 -.323 126 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1
104 Arkansas State 2-3 -.126 -.76 93 .67 41 1.77 103 2.3 74 .163 19 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-2 0-2
105 Wyoming 1-5 -.128 -1.14 106 .54 63 .98 127 2.0 44 -.087 83 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-3 0-4
Rk Team Rec FEI APA Rk RSOS Rk OFEI Rk DFEI Rk SFEI Rk v10 v20 v30 v40 v50
106 Western Kentucky 1-4 -.129 -1.38 110 .20 112 1.32 120 2.5 91 -.380 128 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-1
107 Middle Tennessee 2-3 -.131 -1.00 104 .59 54 1.96 86 2.6 98 -.151 97 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-1
108 Toledo 2-3 -.131 -.94 101 .42 74 2.78 26 3.6 127 .177 15 0-0 0-0 0-2 0-2 0-2
109 Wake Forest 2-3 -.134 -.81 96 .57 56 2.31 55 2.7 103 -.005 65 0-1 0-2 0-2 0-2 0-2
110 Florida Atlantic 2-3 -.144 -1.00 105 .74 32 2.28 57 2.8 106 -.148 96 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-2 0-2
111 Texas State 0-5 -.148 -1.61 117 .05 130 .88 128 2.3 78 -.395 130 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0
112 SMU 1-4 -.167 -1.33 109 .75 31 1.53 114 2.8 105 .143 22 0-0 0-1 0-1 0-2 0-3
113 Rutgers 1-6 -.168 -1.46 112 .72 35 1.21 123 2.5 88 -.089 85 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-2
114 Illinois 2-3 -.169 -1.38 111 .29 95 1.88 95 3.1 115 .013 59 0-0 0-1 0-2 0-2 0-2
115 Bowling Green 0-6 -.171 -1.76 122 .32 90 1.72 107 3.3 123 -.285 123 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-1
116 South Alabama 1-5 -.172 -1.52 114 .30 93 1.78 102 3.1 116 -.056 76 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-1
117 Kent State 0-6 -.176 -1.85 125 .42 75 1.33 119 3.2 121 -.172 105 0-0 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-1
118 San Jose State 0-5 -.177 -1.59 116 .48 69 .86 129 2.2 67 -.197 112 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-3 0-3
119 Oregon State 0-5 -.177 -1.73 121 .73 33 2.43 48 4.1 128 -.126 92 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-2 0-3
120 Louisville 1-5 -.181 -1.52 115 .66 42 1.60 112 3.0 113 .074 42 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-2
Rk Team Rec FEI APA Rk RSOS Rk OFEI Rk DFEI Rk SFEI Rk v10 v20 v30 v40 v50
121 Massachusetts 1-5 -.191 -1.70 118 .14 117 2.13 72 3.6 125 -.168 102 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0
122 Charlotte 2-3 -.200 -1.72 119 .13 118 1.69 109 3.0 112 -.254 120 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-1
123 New Mexico State 2-5 -.204 -1.85 124 .29 94 1.46 117 3.0 114 -.218 113 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-1
124 Georgia State 1-4 -.205 -1.72 120 .41 77 1.90 93 3.2 120 -.225 116 0-0 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-1
125 Coastal Carolina 2-3 -.209 -1.78 123 .18 113 2.28 58 3.6 126 -.308 124 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1
126 UTSA 3-4 -.235 -2.01 127 .21 110 .75 130 2.4 82 -.181 107 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1
127 Rice 0-6 -.236 -2.20 129 .09 126 1.09 126 3.2 117 -.096 86 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0
128 Louisiana Monroe 2-4 -.238 -2.04 128 .28 97 1.78 101 3.4 124 -.262 121 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-1
129 Louisiana Lafayette 2-3 -.297 -1.99 126 .84 25 3.36 7 4.2 129 -.332 127 0-1 0-2 0-2 0-2 0-2
130 Connecticut 0-5 -.358 -3.30 130 .49 68 1.82 98 5.1 130 .032 53 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-3 0-4