NCAA Football Week 3 Power Rankings by From image

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NCAA football power rankings for Week 3

By Ryan Fowler,
September 13th, 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-93.740.211.5
2.Ohio State Buckeyes-92.239.413.0
3.Texas Longhorns+187.834.612.4
4.Oregon Ducks-187.037.915.8
5.TCU Horned Frogs-86.640.418.7
6.Boise State Broncos+286.244.923.6
7.Florida Gators-84.637.217.8
8.Iowa Hawkeyes+482.331.814.3
9.Arkansas Razorbacks+781.944.027.5
10.Pittsburgh Panthers+381.638.921.4
11.Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets-281.139.723.0
12.Virginia Tech Hokies-680.938.421.5
13.Auburn Tigers+180.838.721.0
14.Penn State Nittany Lions-380.634.117.5
15.Oklahoma Sooners+379.638.121.8
16.Arizona Wildcats+378.734.719.2
17.Clemson Tigers-78.432.417.2
18.Wisconsin Badgers+377.638.023.1
19.Nebraska Cornhuskers+876.130.616.8
20.LSU Tigers+276.030.717.3
 TeamChangeWin PctPS/GPA/G
21.Miami (FL) Hurricanes-1175.634.921.6
22.Utah Utes+275.634.621.1
23.California Golden Bears+675.336.723.6
24.Stanford Cardinal+275.338.925.3
25.Oregon State Beavers-75.335.522.2
26.West Virginia Mountaineers-674.834.820.8
27.Georgia Bulldogs+374.335.622.0
28.Texas Tech Red Raiders+374.235.424.0
29.South Carolina Gamecocks-673.832.120.0
30.Florida State Seminoles-1572.838.226.5
31.Cincinnati Bearcats-372.437.225.1
32.Connecticut Huskies-
33.Houston Cougars+171.741.731.4
34.USC Trojans-170.534.724.1
35.Texas A&M Aggies-70.436.526.0
36.Michigan State Spartans+467.737.228.8
37.Notre Dame Fighting Irish-165.834.126.2
38.Temple Owls+164.930.923.7
39.Air Force Falcons+864.430.022.6
40.Idaho Vandals+
 TeamChangeWin PctPS/GPA/G
41.UCLA Bruins+
42.Fresno State Bulldogs-562.934.126.8
43.North Carolina Tar Heels-562.726.519.0
44.Missouri Tigers-361.532.325.9
45.Mississippi Rebels-61.530.224.1
46.Nevada Wolf Pack-260.436.531.2
47.Syracuse Orange+158.828.824.1
48.Northwestern Wildcats+158.528.824.0
49.Tennessee Volunteers+255.925.823.0
50.South Florida Bulls-454.029.727.1
51.Brigham Young Cougars-153.727.425.1
52.Purdue Boilermakers+153.727.825.7
53.Michigan Wolverines+1053.231.729.9
54.Southern Miss Golden Eagles+152.132.430.7
55.Boston College Eagles-152.023.422.5
56.Hawaii Warriors+551.231.631.0
57.Oklahoma State Cowboys-551.027.625.6
58.North Carolina State Wolfpack+250.429.128.9
59.Ohio Bobcats-350.224.824.3
60.Kentucky Wildcats+1050.226.625.5
 TeamChangeWin PctPS/GPA/G
61.Southern Methodist Mustangs-350.029.629.5
62.Mississippi State Bulldogs+449.527.127.2
63.Troy Trojans-449.329.429.3
64.Kansas State Wildcats+1148.325.726.0
65.Rutgers Scarlet Knights-847.423.824.8
66.Marshall Thundering Herd+546.825.527.0
67.Colorado Buffaloes-346.725.826.4
68.Virginia Cavaliers-646.022.524.0
69.Baylor Bears+544.426.628.9
70.Northern Illinois Huskies-344.325.227.4
71.UCF Knights+144.025.327.8
72.Arizona State Sun Devils+843.821.224.0
73.Louisville Cardinals-543.824.426.9
74.Illinois Fighting Illini-143.325.027.7
75.Duke Blue Devils-642.825.028.3
76.Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks-1142.425.328.6
77.Utah State Aggies+241.526.530.4
78.Central Michigan Chippewas-241.322.326.5
79.Louisiana Tech Bulldogs-
80.Navy Midshipmen+240.923.127.6
 TeamChangeWin PctPS/GPA/G
81.Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders-340.824.527.9
82.Wyoming Cowboys+239.924.028.6
83.Washington Huskies-39.625.930.5
84.Maryland Terrapins-339.124.929.6
85.Wake Forest Demon Deacons-37.322.328.4
86.Iowa State Cyclones+234.122.530.2
87.Indiana Hoosiers+333.722.831.5
88.East Carolina Pirates-133.322.430.6
89.San Diego State Aztecs+531.319.929.3
90.Florida Atlantic Owls-430.926.336.0
91.Buffalo Bulls-230.420.028.7
92.Kansas Jayhawks-29.323.233.6
93.Toledo Rockets-
94.UAB Blazers+
95.Minnesota Golden Gophers-425.918.130.6
96.Kent State Golden Flashes-125.416.728.9
97.Vanderbilt Commodores+124.416.829.7
98.UTEP Miners+124.421.135.0
99.Army Black Knights-223.715.729.9
100.Arkansas State Red Wolves+223.018.733.4
 TeamChangeWin PctPS/GPA/G
101.UNLV Rebels-122.019.734.1
102.Tulane Green Wave-120.219.835.2
103.Bowling Green Falcons-18.615.632.8
104.Colorado State Rams+118.614.532.3
105.Rice Owls+118.318.536.3
106.Akron Zips+
107.North Texas Mean Green+116.917.835.4
108.Tulsa Golden Hurricane-416.920.038.4
109.Washington State Cougars+116.515.333.6
110.San Jose State Spartans+116.415.633.5
111.Western Michigan Broncos-215.014.934.9
112.New Mexico Lobos-14.814.734.3
113.Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns-14.813.934.2
114.Memphis Tigers+111.414.639.1
115.Ball State Cardinals-
116.Miami (OH) RedHawks+37.69.437.7
117.Eastern Michigan Eagles-16.710.840.6
118.Florida International Golden Panthers-16.110.538.8
119.Western Kentucky Hilltoppers-15.010.841.2
120.New Mexico State Aggies-

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