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NCAA football power rankings for Week 8

By Ryan Fowler,
October 18th, 2010 utilizes its NCAA football simulation to present the most comprehensive and unbiased ranking of all 120 FBS teams. We simulated thousands of games and used those winning percentages to evaluate every team. All 120 teams are ranked below with their average points for and against from the simulated games. Simulations are based on updated rosters and depth charts so significant week-to-week changes may occur once the regular season kicks off.

Teams Ranked by Winning Percentage
(everyone plays everyone 100 times)

 TeamChangeWin PctPS/GPA/G
1.Alabama Crimson Tide+291.839.114.0
2.Ohio State Buckeyes-191.738.614.1
3.TCU Horned Frogs-
4.Iowa Hawkeyes+590.037.514.6
5.Oregon Ducks-187.939.916.9
6.Boise State Broncos-
7.Utah Utes+384.036.819.1
8.Stanford Cardinal-83.942.323.8
9.Virginia Tech Hokies+583.237.820.3
10.Auburn Tigers-382.840.421.8
11.Arizona Wildcats-582.635.518.4
12.Wisconsin Badgers+581.538.120.6
13.South Carolina Gamecocks-
14.Penn State Nittany Lions+481.034.317.7
15.LSU Tigers-380.632.817.0
16.Oklahoma Sooners-80.538.522.4
17.Texas Longhorns+479.432.117.2
18.Arkansas Razorbacks-779.243.027.8
19.Michigan State Spartans-78.538.524.0
20.Missouri Tigers+977.934.620.7
 TeamChangeWin PctPS/GPA/G
21.Miami (FL) Hurricanes+577.535.221.5
22.Oklahoma State Cowboys+275.939.826.1
23.Florida Gators+475.831.418.8
24.Florida State Seminoles-175.838.925.8
25.West Virginia Mountaineers-373.631.519.7
26.Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets+473.233.922.7
27.Nebraska Cornhuskers-1271.828.917.0
28.Georgia Bulldogs-71.433.922.5
29.Texas A&M Aggies-471.034.724.4
30.Pittsburgh Panthers+470.031.721.8
31.Arizona State Sun Devils-69.632.622.9
32.Cincinnati Bearcats-69.634.124.2
33.North Carolina Tar Heels-68.428.418.8
34.Texas Tech Red Raiders+166.033.825.7
35.California Golden Bears+
36.USC Trojans+262.831.024.7
37.Northwestern Wildcats+362.129.523.5
38.Temple Owls+660.830.124.4
39.Mississippi State Bulldogs+860.330.625.3
40.Southern Miss Golden Eagles+659.635.030.2
 TeamChangeWin PctPS/GPA/G
41.Mississippi Rebels+259.330.325.7
42.Nevada Wolf Pack-559.235.830.9
43.Oregon State Beavers-459.129.324.6
44.Northern Illinois Huskies+
45.Clemson Tigers-2558.931.327.1
46.Notre Dame Fighting Irish-458.730.225.8
47.North Carolina State Wolfpack-658.132.328.4
48.Baylor Bears+756.830.927.9
49.San Diego State Aztecs+1356.728.124.5
50.Connecticut Huskies-156.327.524.0
51.Hawaii Warriors+1055.932.228.9
52.Kentucky Wildcats+1255.527.124.7
53.Fresno State Bulldogs-355.030.127.9
54.Troy Trojans-54.731.129.0
55.Michigan Wolverines+353.931.929.8
56.Southern Methodist Mustangs-553.929.527.8
57.Syracuse Orange-552.724.823.7
58.Tennessee Volunteers-552.225.623.9
59.Houston Cougars-250.631.731.6
60.UCF Knights-150.428.427.3
 TeamChangeWin PctPS/GPA/G
61.Purdue Boilermakers+250.225.825.2
62.Ohio Bobcats-249.824.824.5
63.Idaho Vandals-749.432.131.9
64.UTEP Miners+348.829.029.8
65.Louisville Cardinals+346.625.026.6
66.Air Force Falcons-46.424.125.7
67.Duke Blue Devils+344.925.327.7
68.Central Michigan Chippewas+344.523.525.8
69.Washington Huskies+1144.227.729.9
70.Boston College Eagles+344.223.025.4
71.Illinois Fighting Illini-243.824.827.1
72.Indiana Hoosiers+243.528.530.7
73.South Florida Bulls-2542.822.425.0
74.Louisiana Tech Bulldogs+142.224.528.1
75.Virginia Cavaliers-1042.221.625.5
76.UCLA Bruins-442.221.525.1
77.Utah State Aggies-141.926.030.1
78.Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders-141.624.028.1
79.Maryland Terrapins-41.325.129.4
80.Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks-240.624.829.4
 TeamChangeWin PctPS/GPA/G
81.Kansas State Wildcats+138.721.027.1
82.Rutgers Scarlet Knights+238.118.324.2
83.Wake Forest Demon Deacons-37.822.228.2
84.Colorado Buffaloes-337.120.526.9
85.East Carolina Pirates+535.823.930.3
86.Arkansas State Red Wolves+335.024.631.7
87.Brigham Young Cougars-134.919.726.9
88.Navy Midshipmen-134.620.227.5
89.Toledo Rockets+432.623.632.0
90.Florida Atlantic Owls+132.423.232.0
91.Tulsa Golden Hurricane+1430.425.334.8
92.Buffalo Bulls-429.819.829.4
93.Iowa State Cyclones-829.420.931.1
94.Washington State Cougars-28.421.832.3
95.Kent State Golden Flashes+426.917.428.8
96.Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns+526.519.931.4
97.Minnesota Golden Gophers-
98.Army Black Knights-225.716.428.6
99.Tulane Green Wave-
100.UAB Blazers-
 TeamChangeWin PctPS/GPA/G
101.Colorado State Rams+124.118.732.1
102.Marshall Thundering Herd-723.618.631.6
103.Wyoming Cowboys-22.916.129.0
104.Florida International Golden Panthers+1022.118.832.8
105.Vanderbilt Commodores-121.416.430.9
106.Kansas Jayhawks-1421.018.834.1
107.Rice Owls+217.918.936.4
108.Bowling Green Falcons-117.415.632.4
109.Akron Zips+116.416.134.5
110.San Jose State Spartans-216.315.733.3
111.UNLV Rebels-515.315.734.9
112.Miami (OH) RedHawks-
113.North Texas Mean Green-213.915.536.1
114.Western Michigan Broncos-113.414.934.9
115.Ball State Cardinals+110.112.635.9
116.New Mexico Lobos-110.011.835.1
117.Memphis Tigers-8.213.339.5
118.Eastern Michigan Eagles+16.210.638.2
119.Western Kentucky Hilltoppers-15.711.340.1
120.New Mexico State Aggies-

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