Explanation: Each team is listed with its record, overall score differential, and six ratings. Brief explanations of the ratings follow.
Because these ratings contain no prejudices regarding team or conference strengths, they tend to be quite inaccurate early in the seasons. College football appears to take at least 5 games per team before even remotely reasonable ratings are produced; acceptable ratings are produced with 8 games per team; excellent ratings unfortunately require 14 games per team.

Rankings by division: Overall I-A I-AA II III NAIA NESCAC


Full Ranking


Unconnected teams:
                                            STANDARD   MED LIKELY  PREDICTIVE  IMPRVD RPI     RPI         POLL   
TEAM               W  L  T  PF  PA  SCHED  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF
Williams           7  0  1 249  45  0.226       4.138       1.013       1.465      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.678  0.862  2.068
Trinity (Conn.)    6  2  0 173 100  0.246       3.832       0.643       0.797      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.895  0.417  1.177
Amherst            5  2  1 155 105  0.075       3.776       0.546       0.437      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.812 -0.032  0.906
Hamilton           5  3  0 172 150 -0.071       3.502       0.210       0.078      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.165  0.017  0.139
Colby              5  3  0 161 122 -0.149       3.463       0.142       0.159      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.976 -0.131  0.448
Tufts              4  4  0 137 202 -0.021       3.440       0.107      -0.465      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.235 -0.436 -0.494
Wesleyan (CT)      3  5  0  87 193 -0.146       3.166      -0.222      -0.863      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.817 -1.326 -0.400
Middlebury         2  6  0 144 194 -0.098       2.881      -0.611      -0.388      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.341 -0.216 -0.559
Bowdoin            1  7  0 152 195 -0.039       2.694      -0.928      -0.234      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.422  0.052 -0.520
Bates              1  7  0 125 249 -0.284       2.659      -0.983      -0.985      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.395 -0.738 -1.232



Conference Strengths CONFERENCE W L T PCT RNK RATING

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.191 points in main ratings
     0.026 points in improved RPI
Average of 6.20 points per score
Predict score:
Team Strength vs. Time Plot:
posted: Mon Dec 31 14:17:21 2007

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