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NCAA Power Rankings: Luck of the Irish

NCAA football Week 13 power rankings

By Jake Westrich - WhatIfSports.com
November 19, 2012

WhatIfSports.com utilizes its NCAA football simulation to present the most comprehensive and unbiased ranking of all 124 FBS teams. We simulated thousands of games and used those winning percentages to evaluate every team. All 124 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.Notre Dame Fighting Irish+281.230.317.6
2.Alabama Crimson Tide-81.030.317.2
3.Florida State Seminoles+677.928.618.0
4.LSU Tigers+277.827.116.0
5.Georgia Bulldogs-77.729.218.2
6.Texas A&M Aggies+675.230.019.7
7.Oregon Ducks-675.129.719.2
8.Ohio State Buckeyes-174.228.818.4
9.Oklahoma Sooners+273.330.621.3
10.Clemson Tigers+373.130.521.3
11.Texas Longhorns+372.326.918.2
12.Kansas State Wildcats-872.227.819.0
13.Florida Gators-371.925.116.9
14.South Carolina Gamecocks+371.025.317.4
15.Stanford Cardinal+569.426.119.0
16.Nebraska Cornhuskers-69.328.520.8
17.UCLA Bruins+567.727.020.0
18.Oregon State Beavers-367.627.620.9
19.Michigan Wolverines+867.426.219.9
20.TCU Horned Frogs-266.927.921.1
 TeamChangeWin PctPS/GPA/G
21.Rutgers Scarlet Knights+566.625.419.3
22.Penn State Nittany Lions-165.926.620.3
23.USC Trojans-1565.828.322.1
24.Mississippi State Bulldogs+165.326.120.3
25.Texas Tech Red Raiders-665.329.423.6
26.Boise State Broncos+464.927.722.4
27.Northwestern Wildcats+
28.Louisville Cardinals-463.826.621.3
29.Arizona Wildcats+263.328.524.3
30.Oklahoma State Cowboys-763.127.321.9
31.West Virginia Mountaineers-363.128.924.0
32.Iowa State Cyclones-62.826.921.8
33.Vanderbilt Commodores+461.623.519.1
34.North Carolina Tar Heels+161.427.623.3
35.Baylor Bears+1561.027.223.3
36.Miami (FL) Hurricanes+660.927.323.1
37.Wisconsin Badgers+260.124.420.4
38.Cincinnati Bearcats-559.725.121.5
39.North Carolina State Wolfpack+1359.524.421.3
40.Arizona State Sun Devils-
 TeamChangeWin PctPS/GPA/G
41.Washington Huskies-58.926.122.7
42.Mississippi Rebels+358.525.021.2
43.Syracuse Orange+558.526.423.2
44.Virginia Tech Hokies+258.125.622.3
45.Louisiana Tech Bulldogs-257.728.625.8
46.Missouri Tigers+757.523.120.2
47.Michigan State Spartans-1157.124.421.2
48.Purdue Boilermakers+356.824.822.6
49.Indiana Hoosiers+656.326.724.7
50.Utah Utes+1256.023.321.3
51.Arkansas Razorbacks-755.325.423.6
52.Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets-355.226.424.3
53.Brigham Young Cougars-1954.824.422.4
54.Virginia Cavaliers-
55.Utah State Aggies+2054.026.624.3
56.UCF Knights+253.625.624.2
57.Duke Blue Devils-1953.526.925.6
58.Tulsa Golden Hurricane+252.926.825.3
59.San Diego State Aztecs+552.524.623.8
60.Tennessee Volunteers-1352.423.622.9
 TeamChangeWin PctPS/GPA/G
61.Iowa Hawkeyes-552.224.123.1
62.Pittsburgh Panthers-151.824.824.1
63.Connecticut Huskies+851.821.721.1
64.Wake Forest Demon Deacons+151.523.022.3
65.Minnesota Golden Gophers-251.223.723.2
66.San Jose State Spartans+2851.027.226.9
67.Maryland Terrapins-150.724.423.9
68.Kent State Golden Flashes+950.122.222.2
69.Northern Illinois Huskies-49.623.923.6
70.Temple Owls+249.622.622.6
71.Fresno State Bulldogs+349.526.125.8
72.Ball State Cardinals+448.725.726.1
73.Toledo Rockets-348.325.625.7
74.Arkansas State Red Wolves-747.625.826.2
75.California Golden Bears-1647.322.423.2
76.Nevada Wolf Pack+246.823.925.3
77.Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks+1445.223.825.6
78.Kansas Jayhawks+344.723.925.9
79.Auburn Tigers+444.620.422.6
80.Ohio Bobcats-744.623.824.9
 TeamChangeWin PctPS/GPA/G
81.East Carolina Pirates-144.524.026.2
82.Bowling Green Falcons+444.523.425.2
83.Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns-444.425.427.5
84.Troy Trojans-43.726.629.2
85.Boston College Eagles-343.322.324.6
86.Washington State Cougars-1842.823.525.7
87.Houston Cougars+
88.South Florida Bulls-3141.722.525.4
89.Illinois Fighting Illini+641.219.522.9
90.Kentucky Wildcats-40.218.522.3
91.Navy Midshipmen+138.721.725.9
92.Central Michigan Chippewas+738.423.527.8
93.Marshall Thundering Herd-438.322.226.5
94.Western Michigan Broncos-737.723.028.1
95.Colorado Buffaloes-237.521.625.5
96.Western Kentucky Hilltoppers-
97.Wyoming Cowboys+336.221.326.5
98.Rice Owls+636.122.228.1
99.Miami (OH) RedHawks-236.021.327.0
100.Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders-235.723.629.0
 TeamChangeWin PctPS/GPA/G
101.Air Force Falcons+135.120.525.9
102.Southern Methodist Mustangs-1733.921.927.7
103.Buffalo Bulls-233.820.626.5
104.FIU Golden Panthers+130.020.427.4
105.UTEP Miners+129.619.327.1
106.North Texas Mean Green-328.120.328.8
107.Colorado State Rams-28.017.926.0
108.Memphis Tigers+927.819.728.6
109.Army Black Knights-27.319.428.6
110.UNLV Rebels-226.419.128.2
111.Southern Miss Golden Eagles+224.618.628.7
112.Tulane Green Wave-224.518.227.9
113.New Mexico Lobos+123.118.529.1
114.Florida Atlantic Owls+222.917.728.7
115.Eastern Michigan Eagles-422.416.127.0
116.New Mexico State Aggies-
117.Idaho Vandals+221.418.130.0
118.Texas State Bobcats+320.817.829.7
119.Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners-120.519.131.2
120.UAB Blazers-818.817.530.3
 TeamChangeWin PctPS/GPA/G
121.Akron Zips+118.516.229.7
122.Hawaii Warriors-218.315.628.9
123.South Alabama Jaguars-16.515.930.2
124.Massachusetts Minutemen-16.015.429.7

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