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2018 FEI RATINGS, SPECIAL TEAMS

2018 Special Teams FEI Ratings (final)

 

Special Teams Efficiency (SE) is the average value generated per possession by a team's non-offensive and non-defensive units. SFEI is special teams efficiency adjusted for the strength of opponent special teams units faced. Field Goal Efficiency (FGE) and Oppnent Field Goal Efficiency (OFGE) are the average values generated per field goal attempt as compared with national success rates and proximity to the end zone. Kickoff Return Efficiency (KRE) and Kickoff Efficiency (KE) are the average values generated per kickoff based on field position at the conclusion of the play. Punt Return Efficiency (PRE) and Punt Efficiency (PE) are the average values generated per punt based on the field position of the punt team and the field position at the conclusion of the play. Extra Point Efficiency (XPE) and Opponent Extra Point Efficiency (OXPE) are the average values generated on point after attempts following touchdowns. Ratings and supporting data are calculated from the results of non-garbage possesssions in FBS vs. FBS games.

Rk Team Rec SFEI SE Rk FGE Rk OFGE Rk KRE Rk KE Rk PRE Rk PE Rk XPE Rk OXPE Rk
1 Texas A&M 8-4 .29 .08 4 -.02 81 .24 24 .07 18 .15 3 -.13 114 .36 1 .04 21 -.09 127
2 LSU 9-3 .29 .04 21 .46 14 -.23 91 .10 11 .09 19 -.16 123 .12 14 .00 73 -.01 70
3 Alabama 13-1 .24 .09 3 .36 21 .13 35 .25 1 .08 27 .14 18 -.07 90 -.05 108 .00 62
4 Auburn 7-5 .21 .06 10 -.07 92 -.14 76 .08 17 .08 23 .09 28 .16 7 -.01 76 .00 58
5 Florida 8-3 .20 .03 29 .28 34 -.44 114 -.01 44 .09 21 .03 56 .10 22 -.01 77 .03 29
6 Michigan 10-3 .18 .03 27 .19 49 -.70 127 .09 13 .08 24 .16 10 .03 50 .00 70 -.01 67
7 Georgia 10-3 .18 .01 51 .34 23 -.37 108 -.05 77 -.04 98 .20 7 .02 52 -.01 81 -.04 108
8 Ohio State 13-1 .17 .05 16 -.20 101 .14 34 -.04 72 .10 18 .05 44 .15 10 .00 68 .12 3
9 Kentucky 9-3 .17 .03 34 -.58 126 .58 5 -.04 71 .06 40 .06 40 .05 41 -.01 84 .07 9
10 Utah 8-5 .17 .07 7 .61 6 .50 9 -.01 47 .06 41 -.06 85 .08 30 .04 28 -.04 97
11 Oklahoma 12-2 .16 .05 12 .33 25 -.48 115 .02 31 -.01 87 .23 4 .09 26 .03 40 .05 18
12 Penn State 9-4 .15 .03 37 -.16 99 .19 25 .02 32 .00 83 .07 35 .07 36 -.02 91 .02 40
13 Purdue 6-7 .13 .03 31 .07 66 .12 37 -.05 78 -.01 88 .02 61 .16 8 -.02 93 .02 39
14 Iowa 8-4 .13 .04 24 .24 41 -.35 103 .15 7 .08 26 .10 27 -.08 98 .00 75 .00 61
15 Mississippi State 7-5 .12 -.02 80 .33 26 -.37 106 -.06 99 .06 39 -.08 97 .01 60 .01 58 -.04 105
Rk Team Rec SFEI SE Rk FGE Rk OFGE Rk KRE Rk KE Rk PRE Rk PE Rk XPE Rk OXPE Rk
16 South Carolina 6-6 .12 .03 30 .27 35 -.20 84 .09 15 .03 61 -.13 115 .11 19 .09 7 -.02 74
17 Pittsburgh 6-7 .11 .00 60 .68 4 -.18 79 -.02 53 .06 42 -.03 76 -.14 118 -.01 80 .00 56
18 Tennessee 4-7 .10 -.02 93 .11 63 .03 49 -.06 95 -.09 118 -.07 93 .08 32 -.08 118 .01 46
19 Northwestern 9-5 .10 -.02 79 -.47 122 .09 42 -.05 79 -.04 103 .00 70 .06 40 .07 18 .03 27
20 Oklahoma State 6-6 .10 .04 23 -.04 83 .49 10 -.01 45 .05 48 .01 64 .04 42 -.01 83 -.02 83
21 Clemson 14-0 .09 -.01 73 -.14 97 -.12 72 -.01 43 .11 12 -.07 95 -.06 84 .02 56 .07 11
22 BYU 6-6 .09 .07 8 -.02 82 .96 1 -.10 116 .13 5 -.06 88 .15 11 .02 55 -.01 72
23 UCLA 3-9 .08 -.03 99 .47 13 .11 39 .00 39 -.07 113 -.10 106 -.16 121 .01 59 -.06 119
24 Notre Dame 12-1 .08 .02 44 .32 28 .35 17 -.04 65 -.05 105 .04 54 -.01 73 -.06 112 -.01 65
25 Nebraska 3-8 .07 -.04 104 .14 59 .02 52 -.05 80 -.04 101 -.14 120 -.09 100 .07 12 .00 53
26 Ohio 8-4 .07 .07 6 .11 62 .05 45 -.06 93 .16 2 .31 2 -.04 81 .03 42 -.01 71
27 North Carolina 1-9 .07 .04 19 .00 78 .12 36 -.11 122 .10 17 .14 15 .00 69 .12 3 .00 55
28 West Virginia 7-4 .07 .02 45 .57 8 -.21 88 -.05 82 .05 43 -.09 102 .08 31 .02 45 -.04 101
29 Vanderbilt 5-7 .07 .01 57 -.24 104 -.21 89 -.06 94 .08 28 -.06 84 .18 5 .04 24 .04 21
30 Maryland 5-7 .06 .02 46 .26 40 -.62 124 .17 6 -.05 107 .06 36 .06 38 -.01 78 -.04 107
Rk Team Rec SFEI SE Rk FGE Rk OFGE Rk KRE Rk KE Rk PRE Rk PE Rk XPE Rk OXPE Rk
31 Toledo 6-6 .06 .13 1 .16 57 .43 14 .23 3 .03 65 .42 1 -.07 96 -.01 86 .00 63
32 Virginia Tech 5-7 .06 .02 40 -.26 106 .29 21 -.03 58 .03 57 .06 38 .00 61 .09 6 -.02 82
33 Washington State 10-2 .06 .00 66 -.10 95 -.49 116 .03 29 .06 34 .02 62 .13 13 -.07 113 -.01 73
34 Stanford 8-4 .06 .03 28 .27 39 -.32 99 -.02 49 -.01 86 .06 37 .15 9 .04 25 -.01 68
35 Arizona State 7-6 .05 -.01 69 .27 36 -.35 102 -.03 63 .02 74 .03 57 -.01 75 .02 47 -.02 75
36 Indiana 5-7 .05 -.02 86 .36 20 -.54 121 -.04 69 -.10 121 .04 53 .01 59 .02 54 .03 37
37 Duke 7-5 .05 -.01 70 -.35 112 .45 12 -.03 64 .11 13 -.04 80 -.12 114 .02 49 .00 51
38 Kansas State 4-7 .05 .01 53 .21 47 .16 29 -.13 127 .02 69 .08 31 .00 68 -.02 95 -.01 69
39 Arkansas 1-10 .04 -.04 110 .39 19 .15 31 -.09 114 -.13 123 -.11 107 -.11 109 .04 37 -.02 79
40 Iowa State 7-5 .04 .00 65 -.05 87 .04 47 .03 30 .04 53 -.06 83 -.04 82 .07 14 -.04 95
41 Oregon State 1-10 .04 .00 61 -.28 108 .33 19 -.07 104 .12 11 -.06 87 .03 48 -.02 92 .00 52
42 Louisville 1-10 .04 -.02 88 .16 56 -.10 67 -.10 118 -.04 100 .08 30 -.06 85 -.01 82 -.03 92
43 Florida State 4-7 .04 -.02 83 .31 30 .11 40 -.09 113 -.06 110 .01 65 -.10 105 -.03 99 .03 32
44 Boston College 6-5 .03 .03 33 -.40 117 .55 6 -.05 83 -.03 97 .28 3 -.07 93 -.03 97 .04 26
45 Texas Tech 4-7 .03 .05 13 .46 15 -.19 82 .01 35 .04 56 .04 48 .17 6 .00 72 -.02 80
Rk Team Rec SFEI SE Rk FGE Rk OFGE Rk KRE Rk KE Rk PRE Rk PE Rk XPE Rk OXPE Rk
46 Minnesota 7-6 .03 .05 15 .23 42 -.56 123 .03 28 .05 51 .22 5 .14 12 .07 17 -.10 128
47 Texas 10-4 .02 -.01 71 .18 50 .09 43 -.08 107 .02 73 .04 50 -.07 94 .03 44 -.07 123
48 Syracuse 9-3 .02 .05 14 .50 11 -.30 97 .01 34 .12 8 .05 43 .04 44 .03 43 .01 47
49 Georgia Southern 9-3 .02 .08 5 .81 1 -.03 56 .00 40 .05 52 .12 20 .02 53 .09 5 -.04 94
50 Missouri 7-5 .02 -.05 115 -.04 84 -.30 96 -.06 89 .00 84 .02 60 -.14 116 -.06 111 .04 25
51 Boise State 10-3 .02 -.03 102 -.36 114 -.09 65 .00 41 .09 20 .05 45 -.22 126 -.01 89 .05 14
52 Baylor 6-6 .02 .01 58 -.37 115 .11 38 -.08 108 .06 35 .10 25 .08 28 -.06 110 .00 57
53 North Carolina State 8-4 .01 .00 68 .42 18 -.04 58 -.13 124 .05 44 -.07 90 .00 66 .04 31 -.04 99
54 Wake Forest 6-6 .01 .00 67 .16 53 .02 51 -.07 101 -.08 116 .06 42 .01 57 .02 50 .01 45
55 Georgia Tech 6-6 .01 .01 56 .45 16 -.24 92 .09 14 -.15 127 -.12 112 .18 4 .04 23 -.07 121
56 Washington 9-4 .01 -.04 109 -.10 94 -.25 93 -.19 129 .05 46 -.04 78 -.11 107 .02 53 .20 1
57 Michigan State 7-6 .00 -.03 101 .31 31 -.08 63 -.06 90 .02 71 -.15 121 -.02 78 .04 34 -.13 130
58 Utah State 10-2 .00 .04 20 .07 67 -.10 68 .22 4 .08 25 .04 49 -.11 111 .03 41 -.04 100
59 Air Force 4-7 .00 .01 52 .14 60 .07 44 -.05 76 .20 1 .01 67 -.22 125 .04 39 .03 35
60 Miami (OH) 6-6 .00 .07 9 .19 48 .44 13 .24 2 .10 14 -.11 109 -.07 95 -.02 94 .03 30
Rk Team Rec SFEI SE Rk FGE Rk OFGE Rk KRE Rk KE Rk PRE Rk PE Rk XPE Rk OXPE Rk
61 USC 5-7 .00 .04 22 .31 32 -.08 62 -.02 52 .02 70 .14 16 -.09 99 .07 15 .08 7
62 Northern Illinois 8-6 -.01 .02 41 .06 68 -.13 73 -.05 75 .02 72 .09 29 .07 37 -.07 116 .10 5
63 Mississippi 4-7 -.01 -.06 122 .04 73 -.13 75 -.01 48 -.19 128 -.11 108 .00 64 .02 57 -.04 104
64 Central Florida 11-1 -.01 .03 36 .54 9 -.06 59 -.03 59 -.01 94 -.16 124 .12 16 .06 19 .09 6
65 Akron 3-8 -.01 .01 50 .34 24 .31 20 .01 38 -.01 91 .04 46 -.11 108 -.11 125 .01 49
66 Wisconsin 8-5 -.01 -.05 113 -.49 123 -.15 77 -.05 85 .07 30 -.02 75 -.07 88 .02 46 -.04 102
67 Hawaii 7-6 -.02 .04 18 .29 33 .50 8 -.05 87 -.15 125 .04 51 .07 33 .11 4 .02 38
68 Illinois 3-8 -.02 -.01 72 .43 17 .47 11 -.03 56 .00 85 -.17 126 -.15 120 .04 38 -.03 85
69 TCU 6-6 -.02 -.03 96 -.43 121 -.20 85 -.04 73 .01 77 .04 52 .02 56 .01 61 .04 19
70 UAB 10-3 -.02 .03 35 -.04 86 -.08 64 -.06 91 .05 45 .18 8 -.02 77 .02 51 .07 10
71 Fresno State 11-2 -.02 -.01 76 -.05 90 -.37 107 -.03 57 .07 31 -.02 74 .09 23 -.04 102 -.04 111
72 Navy 2-10 -.02 .03 25 .27 37 .84 2 -.06 92 -.08 115 .07 34 -.07 87 .01 60 -.03 87
73 Marshall 8-4 -.03 .05 11 -.28 107 -.04 57 .04 27 .13 7 .21 6 .07 34 .02 52 -.04 103
74 San Jose State 1-10 -.03 .02 43 .17 52 .34 18 .05 24 -.04 102 .08 33 .00 63 -.16 129 -.04 118
75 Miami 6-6 -.03 -.01 77 .05 71 -.13 74 -.04 67 .03 59 .10 24 -.10 104 -.03 101 -.04 110
Rk Team Rec SFEI SE Rk FGE Rk OFGE Rk KRE Rk KE Rk PRE Rk PE Rk XPE Rk OXPE Rk
76 Kansas 3-8 -.03 -.05 116 -.06 91 -.67 126 -.02 50 .07 32 -.17 127 .00 70 .04 32 .01 50
77 Troy 9-3 -.03 .12 2 .22 43 .60 3 .10 10 .09 22 .06 41 .19 3 .04 22 .01 44
78 San Diego State 6-6 -.03 .01 54 .32 27 -.22 90 -.02 51 .00 79 -.09 103 .11 20 .01 64 .02 42
79 Oregon 8-4 -.05 -.04 107 -.63 128 -.37 109 .04 26 -.01 93 -.01 71 -.02 76 .04 33 .07 8
80 New Mexico 2-9 -.06 .05 17 .59 7 .17 28 -.11 119 .07 29 .15 11 .04 43 -.09 120 -.06 120
81 Rutgers 1-11 -.06 -.02 89 .16 54 -.02 55 -.10 115 .04 55 -.20 128 .08 27 .04 27 -.07 122
82 SMU 4-7 -.06 .00 64 .13 61 .18 26 .09 16 -.05 104 -.06 82 -.07 92 -.04 107 .02 41
83 Temple 8-4 -.06 .02 42 -.39 116 .17 27 .09 12 .04 54 .15 14 -.11 110 .01 65 .00 54
84 Connecticut 0-11 -.06 -.06 118 .27 38 -.11 71 -.03 62 -.26 130 -.10 105 .04 47 -.04 105 .02 43
85 Southern Mississippi 5-5 -.06 .00 63 .49 12 .15 30 -.04 66 .00 82 -.08 100 -.05 83 -.04 103 .00 59
86 California 6-6 -.07 -.02 91 -.11 96 .00 53 -.04 68 .05 50 -.15 122 .10 21 -.07 115 -.04 112
87 Buffalo 9-4 -.07 -.07 125 -.33 110 -.18 80 -.08 109 -.01 90 .06 39 -.12 113 -.08 119 -.04 114
88 Middle Tennessee 7-6 -.07 -.04 105 .02 76 -.20 86 -.07 105 .00 81 .03 55 -.07 86 -.01 79 -.07 125
89 Wyoming 5-6 -.08 .03 38 .70 3 -.11 69 .01 36 .03 68 -.08 98 -.07 91 .04 36 .06 12
90 Tulane 6-6 -.08 .02 39 .04 72 -.07 61 .06 19 -.01 92 .00 69 .04 45 .04 29 .03 34
Rk Team Rec SFEI SE Rk FGE Rk OFGE Rk KRE Rk KE Rk PRE Rk PE Rk XPE Rk OXPE Rk
91 Florida International 8-4 -.09 .03 26 .02 75 .39 16 -.05 81 .06 37 .15 13 -.09 102 .09 8 -.07 124
92 Charlotte 4-7 -.09 -.03 100 .78 2 .52 7 -.07 102 -.06 111 -.13 117 -.35 130 .00 69 .01 48
93 Virginia 7-5 -.10 -.02 78 -.10 93 -.36 105 .05 23 .00 80 -.01 72 .02 55 .07 13 -.08 126
94 Appalachian State 10-2 -.11 .03 32 .03 74 -.54 122 .14 8 -.06 109 .14 17 .11 17 .04 26 -.04 96
95 North Texas 8-4 -.11 -.01 74 .31 29 -.10 66 -.06 96 .01 76 .02 58 .00 65 -.09 122 -.04 115
96 UTSA 3-9 -.11 .00 62 .35 22 .03 48 -.18 128 .10 16 -.07 89 .04 46 .04 30 -.04 98
97 Louisiana Tech 7-5 -.11 -.02 92 -.21 102 .09 41 -.08 111 -.07 114 .02 59 .00 67 .01 62 .04 22
98 Cincinnati 10-2 -.11 -.02 87 -.80 129 -.01 54 -.06 97 -.05 106 .01 66 .25 2 -.03 100 .03 31
99 Louisiana Lafayette 6-7 -.11 -.04 108 .51 10 -.49 119 .06 22 -.09 120 -.05 81 -.12 112 -.04 106 -.03 90
100 Old Dominion 3-8 -.12 .01 49 .16 55 -.15 78 -.02 54 -.02 95 .04 47 .09 25 -.04 104 .05 17
101 Arizona 4-7 -.12 -.04 111 .08 65 -.19 83 -.10 117 .03 60 -.07 94 .06 39 -.15 128 -.04 117
102 UNLV 3-8 -.12 -.08 127 -.41 120 -.38 111 -.13 126 .03 64 -.13 116 -.03 79 -.01 85 .04 23
103 Houston 7-5 -.12 -.03 97 .00 79 -.30 98 -.01 46 .03 66 -.12 113 .02 54 .06 20 -.03 84
104 New Mexico State 2-9 -.13 -.06 117 -.19 100 -.50 120 .06 20 -.09 119 .12 21 -.24 127 .08 10 -.03 89
105 Eastern Michigan 6-6 -.13 -.02 84 -.55 125 -.21 87 -.05 88 -.06 112 .13 19 -.01 74 .07 11 .12 2
Rk Team Rec SFEI SE Rk FGE Rk OFGE Rk KRE Rk KE Rk PRE Rk PE Rk XPE Rk OXPE Rk
106 Rice 1-11 -.14 .01 48 .01 77 -.41 113 .05 25 .14 4 -.14 119 .08 29 .13 1 -.03 86
107 Army 9-2 -.14 .01 59 -.33 111 .15 32 -.02 55 .01 75 .15 12 -.07 89 .04 35 -.01 64
108 Ball State 3-8 -.14 -.03 103 .17 51 -.38 110 -.09 112 .03 67 .08 32 -.10 103 -.03 98 -.04 109
109 Central Michigan 0-11 -.14 -.03 95 .15 58 .27 23 -.03 60 .03 62 -.08 96 -.14 119 -.09 123 -.02 76
110 Memphis 7-6 -.15 .01 55 .06 70 -.74 128 .13 9 .05 47 .02 63 .02 51 .00 71 .05 16
111 Nevada 7-5 -.15 .01 47 .21 46 .59 4 .06 21 -.04 99 -.21 130 .07 35 -.10 124 .03 36
112 Bowling Green 2-9 -.15 -.02 94 -.41 119 -.29 94 -.11 123 .03 63 .11 22 .00 62 .08 9 -.01 66
113 Arkansas State 7-5 -.16 -.01 75 -.40 118 -.34 101 -.01 42 .05 49 -.08 99 .11 18 .02 48 .11 4
114 Colorado State 3-8 -.17 -.10 128 -.05 88 -.49 117 -.11 121 -.03 96 -.07 92 -.18 122 -.02 96 -.02 81
115 Florida Atlantic 4-7 -.17 -.06 119 -.53 124 .02 50 .02 33 .12 10 -.09 101 -.22 124 -.14 127 .05 15
116 Georgia State 1-10 -.17 -.02 82 -.05 89 .05 46 -.08 110 -.10 122 .11 23 .12 15 -.22 130 .03 28
117 South Alabama 2-9 -.17 -.05 114 -.15 98 -.11 70 -.05 74 -.15 126 -.03 77 .09 24 -.06 109 -.03 91
118 Coastal Carolina 4-7 -.18 -.02 81 .21 44 .28 22 -.03 61 -.13 124 -.06 86 .03 49 -.09 121 .00 60
119 Colorado 4-7 -.19 -.04 112 -.01 80 -.77 129 -.07 103 .10 15 -.09 104 .01 58 -.01 87 .04 24
120 South Florida 6-6 -.19 -.02 90 .06 69 -.33 100 .20 5 .01 78 -.17 125 -.03 80 -.08 117 -.04 113
Rk Team Rec SFEI SE Rk FGE Rk OFGE Rk KRE Rk KE Rk PRE Rk PE Rk XPE Rk OXPE Rk
121 Tulsa 2-9 -.21 -.02 85 -.60 127 -.29 95 -.04 70 .07 33 .16 9 -.07 97 .01 63 .06 13
122 Liberty 4-6 -.22 -.06 120 .10 64 -.40 112 -.07 100 -.24 129 .10 26 -.13 115 .07 16 .04 20
123 UTEP 1-10 -.22 -.04 106 -.35 113 -.49 118 -.05 84 .13 6 -.11 111 -.01 72 .13 2 -.02 78
124 Western Michigan 6-6 -.22 -.13 129 -.32 109 -.06 60 -.19 130 -.09 117 -.11 110 -.30 129 .00 74 .03 33
125 Louisiana Monroe 5-6 -.23 -.06 121 -.24 105 .14 33 -.05 86 .12 9 -.20 129 -.21 123 -.01 90 -.02 77
126 East Carolina 3-8 -.24 -.06 123 .62 5 -.82 130 -.13 125 .06 36 -.14 118 -.09 101 .01 66 -.04 106
127 Kent State 1-10 -.25 -.03 98 .21 45 .40 15 .01 37 -.06 108 -.07 91 -.25 128 .00 67 -.03 88
128 Massachusetts 3-8 -.31 -.06 124 -.04 85 -.35 104 -.06 98 -.01 89 -.02 73 -.14 117 -.01 88 -.03 93
129 Texas State 2-9 -.32 -.15 130 -1.78 130 -.66 125 -.07 106 .06 38 .01 68 -.01 71 -.13 126 -.04 116
130 Western Kentucky 3-8 -.34 -.08 126 -.21 103 -.19 81 -.11 120 .03 58 -.04 79 -.11 106 -.07 114 -.11 129