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2018 FEI RATINGS, OFFENSE

2018 Offensive FEI Ratings (final)

Offensive Efficiency (OE) is the value generated per drive by a team's offense adjusted for starting field position. OFEI is offensive efficiency adjusted for the strength of opponent defenses faced. Offensive Drive Success rate (ODS) is the percentage of offensive drives that generate value greater than the starting field position value of the drive. Available Yards percentage (OAY) is the total number of yards earned by the offense divided by the number of yards available to be earned based on starting field position. First Down Rate (OFD) is the percentage of offensive drives that result in a touchdown or at least one first down. Touchdown Rate (OTD) is the percentage of offensive drives that result in a touchdown. Touchdown Rate After First Down (OTF) is the percentage touchdowns scored on offensive drives that earn at least one first down. Ball Control Rate (OBC) is the percentage of offensive drives that last four plays or more. Turnover Rate (OTO) is the percentage of offensive drives that result in a fumble or interception.Ratings and supporting data are calculated from the results of non-garbage possesssions in FBS vs. FBS games.

Rk Team W-L OFEI OE Rk ODS Rk OAY Rk OFD Rk OTD Rk OTF Rk OBC Rk OTO Rk
1 Oklahoma 12-2 4.26 4.27 1 .643 1 .707 1 .860 2 .545 1 .634 1 .727 15 .091 32
2 Alabama 13-1 3.95 3.94 2 .587 2 .685 2 .877 1 .536 2 .612 2 .703 32 .087 22
3 Georgia 10-3 3.62 3.53 4 .525 5 .622 3 .828 4 .443 5 .535 9 .738 9 .074 11
4 Central Florida 11-1 3.53 3.57 3 .515 6 .595 6 .761 28 .463 4 .608 3 .724 18 .075 12
5 Clemson 14-0 3.49 3.32 7 .478 10 .562 11 .758 30 .439 7 .580 4 .643 84 .064 5
6 Ohio 8-4 3.43 3.49 5 .533 3 .618 4 .817 5 .467 3 .571 5 .717 24 .125 88
7 Ohio State 13-1 3.42 3.26 8 .497 7 .594 7 .775 19 .408 10 .527 12 .716 25 .089 28
8 Washington State 10-2 3.30 3.21 9 .488 9 .575 8 .811 6 .409 9 .505 14 .756 4 .094 42
9 Army 9-2 3.18 3.43 6 .527 4 .614 5 .828 3 .441 6 .532 10 .763 2 .054 2
10 Utah State 10-2 3.04 3.15 10 .489 8 .543 21 .752 35 .416 8 .553 7 .650 80 .066 6
11 Buffalo 9-4 2.98 3.00 13 .457 14 .553 14 .729 54 .386 13 .529 11 .679 49 .129 92
12 Mississippi 4-7 2.91 2.68 27 .468 11 .552 15 .782 17 .274 63 .351 85 .734 13 .113 67
13 Missouri 7-5 2.90 2.85 17 .468 12 .551 16 .719 64 .338 24 .470 20 .691 38 .094 39
14 Georgia Tech 6-6 2.90 2.85 18 .438 19 .557 13 .804 9 .375 15 .467 21 .759 3 .098 46
15 West Virginia 7-4 2.89 2.98 14 .419 24 .573 9 .806 7 .380 14 .471 19 .736 10 .109 63
Rk Team W-L OFEI OE Rk ODS Rk OAY Rk OFD Rk OTD Rk OTF Rk OBC Rk OTO Rk
16 Florida International 8-4 2.86 3.04 12 .444 16 .558 12 .761 29 .368 16 .483 15 .735 11 .094 41
17 Texas A&M 8-4 2.83 2.54 34 .397 36 .524 27 .787 13 .291 50 .369 74 .709 28 .106 60
18 North Carolina State 8-4 2.82 2.76 20 .439 18 .567 10 .803 10 .333 26 .415 37 .773 1 .098 47
19 Louisiana Lafayette 6-7 2.81 2.79 19 .407 28 .525 24 .748 39 .356 18 .475 17 .681 45 .089 29
20 Michigan 10-3 2.80 2.64 29 .419 25 .547 18 .767 24 .318 30 .414 38 .705 30 .085 20
21 Oklahoma State 6-6 2.80 2.91 15 .456 15 .524 25 .765 27 .362 17 .474 18 .732 14 .114 69
22 Boise State 10-3 2.79 2.70 25 .432 21 .546 20 .770 21 .345 22 .449 26 .727 17 .079 15
23 Arizona State 7-6 2.76 2.63 30 .408 27 .515 29 .732 51 .303 38 .413 39 .690 39 .077 14
24 Baylor 6-6 2.75 2.71 24 .430 22 .524 26 .789 12 .297 44 .376 67 .742 7 .125 87
25 Notre Dame 12-1 2.74 2.74 23 .406 30 .547 19 .804 8 .336 25 .417 35 .720 22 .119 79
26 Florida 8-3 2.74 2.48 40 .403 32 .492 43 .790 11 .303 39 .383 58 .697 35 .101 50
27 Texas 10-4 2.71 2.75 21 .420 23 .505 36 .783 16 .331 27 .423 32 .752 5 .070 9
28 Mississippi State 7-5 2.68 2.40 50 .390 40 .462 68 .703 76 .288 54 .410 44 .653 79 .085 19
29 Auburn 7-5 2.67 2.33 60 .362 58 .465 64 .723 61 .285 57 .394 54 .631 94 .062 4
30 Fresno State 11-2 2.65 2.74 22 .403 33 .548 17 .784 15 .351 20 .448 27 .709 29 .097 44
Rk Team W-L OFEI OE Rk ODS Rk OAY Rk OFD Rk OTD Rk OTF Rk OBC Rk OTO Rk
31 Houston 7-5 2.65 2.88 16 .437 20 .505 37 .728 56 .392 12 .539 8 .671 56 .082 17
32 Memphis 7-6 2.61 3.09 11 .463 13 .541 22 .713 70 .400 11 .561 6 .594 115 .088 23
33 Air Force 4-7 2.60 2.64 28 .395 38 .512 30 .714 67 .328 28 .459 23 .697 34 .109 64
34 Vanderbilt 5-7 2.60 2.48 41 .395 37 .510 33 .736 46 .295 46 .400 50 .667 58 .093 37
35 Washington 9-4 2.59 2.59 32 .400 34 .539 23 .785 14 .300 40 .382 59 .746 6 .100 49
36 Purdue 6-7 2.58 2.44 45 .359 60 .511 32 .769 22 .288 53 .375 68 .699 33 .122 82
37 South Carolina 6-6 2.58 2.49 38 .367 53 .507 34 .727 58 .297 45 .409 45 .672 54 .141 101
38 LSU 9-3 2.55 2.31 62 .397 35 .501 41 .726 59 .274 64 .377 64 .658 72 .068 8
39 Stanford 8-4 2.53 2.49 39 .390 41 .479 55 .676 99 .309 36 .457 24 .603 112 .088 25
40 Indiana 5-7 2.53 2.32 61 .370 51 .507 35 .768 23 .268 70 .349 89 .739 8 .138 97
41 Toledo 6-6 2.53 2.58 33 .406 31 .519 28 .741 44 .343 23 .462 22 .657 74 .091 35
42 Appalachian State 10-2 2.53 2.69 26 .441 17 .489 46 .677 98 .354 19 .523 13 .591 118 .102 54
43 Nebraska 3-8 2.51 2.34 59 .331 73 .478 56 .757 31 .272 67 .359 82 .684 43 .140 99
44 Penn State 9-4 2.48 2.36 55 .380 46 .466 63 .742 43 .294 47 .397 52 .663 65 .104 56
45 Pittsburgh 6-7 2.46 2.16 77 .322 77 .410 97 .692 91 .252 83 .364 79 .643 83 .077 13
Rk Team W-L OFEI OE Rk ODS Rk OAY Rk OFD Rk OTD Rk OTF Rk OBC Rk OTO Rk
46 Wisconsin 8-5 2.45 2.39 51 .390 39 .503 39 .781 18 .315 32 .404 49 .678 50 .158 116
47 Cincinnati 10-2 2.45 2.61 31 .407 29 .490 45 .729 55 .350 21 .480 16 .657 76 .107 61
48 Iowa 8-4 2.41 2.23 67 .318 80 .457 70 .720 63 .280 58 .389 56 .659 69 .091 34
49 North Texas 8-4 2.41 2.46 42 .375 48 .511 31 .736 47 .299 42 .406 47 .660 68 .097 45
50 UAB 10-3 2.41 2.43 47 .343 63 .476 58 .693 87 .292 48 .421 33 .613 108 .117 75
51 Georgia Southern 9-3 2.40 2.52 37 .383 45 .479 54 .733 49 .317 31 .432 29 .625 97 .025 1
52 Hawaii 7-6 2.37 2.42 48 .385 44 .478 57 .757 32 .297 43 .393 55 .723 19 .115 71
53 Duke 7-5 2.35 2.24 65 .342 65 .450 74 .712 71 .288 55 .404 48 .644 82 .116 73
54 Oregon 8-4 2.34 2.38 52 .359 59 .472 60 .754 34 .310 35 .411 42 .711 26 .099 48
55 Syracuse 9-3 2.33 2.52 36 .412 26 .487 47 .745 41 .321 29 .431 30 .667 57 .091 33
56 Virginia Tech 5-7 2.33 2.22 68 .299 93 .446 77 .748 38 .259 78 .345 94 .735 12 .088 26
57 Western Michigan 6-6 2.32 2.46 43 .366 54 .484 50 .731 53 .313 33 .429 31 .664 63 .127 90
58 Florida Atlantic 4-7 2.31 2.44 46 .376 47 .490 44 .699 79 .286 56 .409 46 .677 52 .135 96
59 Iowa State 7-5 2.29 2.35 56 .338 67 .481 52 .774 20 .271 68 .350 87 .722 21 .113 66
60 UCLA 3-9 2.28 2.02 87 .279 103 .429 87 .735 48 .228 99 .310 106 .691 37 .103 55
Rk Team W-L OFEI OE Rk ODS Rk OAY Rk OFD Rk OTD Rk OTF Rk OBC Rk OTO Rk
61 Oregon State 1-10 2.28 2.17 71 .297 94 .431 85 .750 37 .250 85 .333 95 .711 27 .094 40
62 Arizona 4-7 2.28 2.37 53 .364 56 .504 38 .765 26 .265 73 .347 92 .727 16 .114 68
63 Utah 8-5 2.27 2.10 83 .336 70 .456 71 .732 52 .242 90 .330 96 .671 55 .121 80
64 Kentucky 9-3 2.26 2.12 81 .318 81 .433 83 .667 107 .256 80 .384 57 .636 89 .124 86
65 Wake Forest 6-6 2.26 2.17 75 .362 57 .441 79 .698 81 .248 86 .356 83 .664 61 .107 62
66 Miami (OH) 6-6 2.24 2.35 57 .343 64 .461 69 .693 88 .307 37 .442 28 .679 48 .058 3
67 BYU 6-6 2.24 2.24 66 .346 62 .439 81 .709 72 .291 49 .411 43 .677 51 .102 53
68 Arkansas State 7-5 2.22 2.37 54 .331 71 .503 40 .718 65 .275 62 .382 60 .634 91 .085 18
69 Louisiana Monroe 5-6 2.21 2.53 35 .368 52 .481 51 .702 77 .289 51 .413 41 .632 93 .149 112
70 Maryland 5-7 2.20 2.15 78 .320 78 .440 80 .695 85 .266 72 .382 61 .617 104 .102 52
71 Middle Tennessee 7-6 2.20 2.17 72 .371 50 .485 49 .713 68 .259 77 .363 80 .692 36 .126 89
72 Illinois 3-8 2.19 2.02 88 .320 79 .443 78 .713 69 .230 98 .322 100 .607 111 .131 93
73 Temple 8-4 2.19 2.40 49 .366 55 .479 53 .690 94 .310 34 .450 25 .641 86 .145 106
74 Texas Tech 4-7 2.16 2.45 44 .387 42 .492 42 .752 36 .299 41 .398 51 .723 20 .146 109
75 UNLV 3-8 2.16 2.16 76 .293 95 .397 105 .669 106 .278 61 .416 36 .624 98 .105 58
Rk Team W-L OFEI OE Rk ODS Rk OAY Rk OFD Rk OTD Rk OTF Rk OBC Rk OTO Rk
76 Colorado 4-7 2.15 2.19 69 .323 76 .453 72 .699 80 .263 75 .376 66 .684 42 .105 57
77 Minnesota 7-6 2.12 2.10 82 .331 72 .468 62 .697 82 .261 76 .374 69 .634 92 .162 121
78 Virginia 7-5 2.11 2.35 58 .375 49 .486 48 .766 25 .289 52 .378 63 .680 47 .102 51
79 Coastal Carolina 4-7 2.11 2.29 63 .342 66 .462 67 .739 45 .270 69 .366 78 .685 40 .144 105
80 Kansas State 4-7 2.10 2.15 79 .336 69 .465 66 .755 33 .264 74 .349 88 .718 23 .082 16
81 Boston College 6-5 2.06 2.07 84 .301 92 .420 95 .676 100 .279 59 .413 40 .640 87 .096 43
82 Navy 2-10 2.06 2.01 89 .292 97 .420 93 .675 101 .267 71 .395 53 .658 70 .117 74
83 Northwestern 9-5 2.02 1.82 105 .285 101 .408 98 .670 105 .235 94 .350 86 .642 85 .106 59
84 Tennessee 4-7 2.00 1.81 107 .279 104 .403 101 .667 109 .207 107 .311 105 .613 109 .117 77
85 Georgia State 1-10 1.98 2.17 73 .314 83 .449 76 .686 95 .248 87 .361 81 .629 95 .133 94
86 Ball State 3-8 1.97 1.93 96 .293 96 .427 88 .715 66 .228 100 .318 101 .667 59 .138 98
87 USC 5-7 1.94 2.02 86 .317 82 .435 82 .690 93 .239 91 .347 91 .620 102 .134 95
88 Troy 9-3 1.92 2.18 70 .338 68 .450 75 .655 113 .273 65 .418 34 .590 119 .115 72
89 Old Dominion 3-8 1.92 2.17 74 .357 61 .473 59 .700 78 .257 79 .367 77 .664 62 .121 81
90 Colorado State 3-8 1.91 2.00 90 .287 100 .407 99 .705 74 .217 101 .308 108 .636 90 .155 115
Rk Team W-L OFEI OE Rk ODS Rk OAY Rk OFD Rk OTD Rk OTF Rk OBC Rk OTO Rk
91 North Carolina 1-9 1.90 1.88 100 .305 87 .423 91 .641 119 .198 110 .310 107 .618 103 .145 107
92 South Florida 6-6 1.87 2.15 80 .329 74 .452 73 .677 97 .252 84 .371 72 .594 116 .123 84
93 Marshall 8-4 1.86 2.00 91 .329 75 .465 65 .727 57 .252 82 .346 93 .657 75 .140 100
94 Tulane 6-6 1.80 1.94 95 .288 99 .420 94 .693 90 .242 89 .349 90 .588 121 .118 78
95 Massachusetts 3-8 1.79 2.25 64 .385 43 .469 61 .746 40 .279 60 .374 70 .656 77 .115 70
96 Eastern Michigan 6-6 1.78 1.88 98 .313 84 .427 90 .646 116 .245 88 .379 62 .592 117 .088 27
97 Louisiana Tech 7-5 1.78 1.86 101 .288 98 .430 86 .705 75 .216 103 .306 109 .647 81 .122 83
98 Kansas 3-8 1.76 1.80 108 .225 120 .403 100 .667 108 .208 105 .313 103 .658 71 .067 7
99 Nevada 7-5 1.76 2.06 85 .304 89 .427 89 .671 104 .253 81 .377 65 .614 107 .146 108
100 Florida State 4-7 1.75 1.59 116 .234 118 .329 123 .582 128 .177 119 .305 110 .546 127 .149 111
101 Bowling Green 2-9 1.74 1.95 94 .272 105 .379 114 .656 112 .232 95 .354 84 .616 106 .160 119
102 Charlotte 4-7 1.74 1.78 109 .271 106 .388 111 .720 62 .195 111 .271 116 .703 31 .093 38
103 Liberty 4-6 1.72 1.96 93 .311 85 .415 96 .742 42 .273 66 .367 76 .682 44 .144 104
104 Miami 6-6 1.71 1.84 103 .302 91 .395 107 .640 120 .237 92 .371 73 .590 120 .158 118
105 South Alabama 2-9 1.71 1.88 99 .304 88 .395 106 .624 125 .232 96 .372 71 .552 124 .152 113
Rk Team W-L OFEI OE Rk ODS Rk OAY Rk OFD Rk OTD Rk OTF Rk OBC Rk OTO Rk
106 Connecticut 0-11 1.70 1.86 102 .234 117 .400 103 .685 96 .216 102 .316 102 .667 60 .153 114
107 SMU 4-7 1.68 1.92 97 .304 90 .399 104 .644 118 .237 93 .368 75 .600 114 .089 31
108 East Carolina 3-8 1.68 1.81 106 .241 115 .393 109 .645 117 .191 114 .297 112 .610 110 .128 91
109 Wyoming 5-6 1.65 1.70 112 .258 109 .381 113 .694 86 .194 112 .279 114 .653 78 .073 10
110 Michigan State 7-6 1.63 1.49 121 .221 122 .375 115 .693 89 .160 124 .230 124 .681 46 .123 85
111 San Diego State 6-6 1.63 1.74 110 .244 114 .384 112 .696 83 .200 109 .287 113 .637 88 .089 30
112 Northern Illinois 8-6 1.62 1.53 120 .251 112 .362 118 .673 103 .181 116 .270 117 .661 67 .117 76
113 Tulsa 2-9 1.62 1.96 92 .308 86 .421 92 .708 73 .231 97 .326 99 .685 41 .162 120
114 Southern Mississippi 5-5 1.60 1.62 115 .258 108 .390 110 .725 60 .192 113 .264 119 .675 53 .167 124
115 Arkansas 1-10 1.57 1.42 122 .250 113 .342 120 .648 114 .141 126 .217 127 .602 113 .188 130
116 Western Kentucky 3-8 1.56 1.83 104 .280 102 .432 84 .696 84 .208 106 .299 111 .664 64 .088 24
117 TCU 6-6 1.56 1.62 114 .253 111 .403 102 .733 50 .178 117 .243 123 .658 73 .158 117
118 New Mexico State 2-9 1.54 1.55 118 .241 116 .371 117 .657 110 .168 120 .256 121 .628 96 .146 110
119 Louisville 1-10 1.53 1.38 124 .222 121 .328 124 .607 126 .162 122 .268 118 .581 122 .162 122
120 New Mexico 2-9 1.46 1.53 119 .229 119 .318 126 .626 124 .206 108 .329 98 .550 125 .168 126
Rk Team W-L OFEI OE Rk ODS Rk OAY Rk OFD Rk OTD Rk OTF Rk OBC Rk OTO Rk
121 UTEP 1-10 1.41 1.58 117 .220 123 .327 125 .583 127 .182 115 .312 104 .545 128 .174 127
122 Kent State 1-10 1.39 1.72 111 .259 107 .371 116 .637 121 .178 118 .279 115 .622 99 .111 65
123 San Jose State 1-10 1.34 1.35 126 .212 124 .335 121 .674 102 .167 121 .247 122 .621 100 .091 36
124 California 6-6 1.32 1.42 123 .209 126 .395 108 .691 92 .158 125 .229 125 .662 66 .187 129
125 Texas State 2-9 1.24 1.62 113 .254 110 .357 119 .634 122 .209 104 .329 97 .560 123 .142 103
126 Rutgers 1-11 1.24 1.16 127 .155 127 .282 128 .535 130 .116 127 .217 126 .527 129 .178 128
127 Rice 1-11 1.15 1.36 125 .211 125 .335 122 .627 123 .162 123 .258 120 .549 126 .141 102
128 Akron 3-8 .99 1.04 129 .153 128 .290 127 .657 111 .109 128 .167 129 .620 101 .168 125
129 UTSA 3-9 .93 1.05 128 .148 129 .282 129 .648 115 .102 129 .157 130 .617 105 .086 21
130 Central Michigan 0-11 .79 .92 130 .114 130 .250 130 .536 129 .093 130 .173 128 .507 130 .164 123