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  PF  PA  SCHED  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF
Amherst               7  1 158  70  0.253       4.389       1.031       0.663      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.670 -0.015  1.340
Colby                 7  1 187 104  0.256       4.384       1.042       0.634      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.213  0.566  0.701
Middlebury            7  1 171  48  0.296       4.342       0.968       1.058      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.478  0.209  1.908
Williams              5  3 149  95  0.216       3.865       0.381       0.501      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.965  0.131  0.870
Wesleyan              5  3 147 113 -0.077       3.757       0.207       0.129      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.907 -0.305  0.563
Trinity(CT)           4  4 146 173 -0.159       3.590      -0.058      -0.295      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.391 -0.122 -0.469
Hamilton              2  6  49 131 -0.113       3.045      -0.554      -0.526      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.201 -1.588  0.537
Tufts                 2  6  90 160 -0.071       3.039      -0.564      -0.484      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.820 -1.011  0.043
Bates                 1  7 121 170 -0.223       2.665      -1.048      -0.546      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.188 -0.646 -0.445
Bowdoin               0  8  81 235 -0.364       2.321      -1.420      -1.134      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.218 -1.194 -1.073



Conference Strengths CONFERENCE W L PCT RNK RATING

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.231 points in main ratings
     0.025 points in improved RPI
Average of 6.20 points per score
Predict score:
Team Strength vs. Time Plot:
posted: Mon Dec 31 14:18:23 2007

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