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
Trinity CT              7  1 186 110  0.219       4.240       1.075       0.612      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.958  0.208  1.017
Williams                7  1 262 130  0.258       4.211       1.022       0.901      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.439  1.114  0.687
Amherst                 6  2 191 124  0.310       3.994       0.756       0.667      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.141  0.479  0.854
Wesleyan                5  3 148 158  0.021       3.715       0.400      -0.103      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.057 -0.393  0.187
Middlebury              4  4 192 138  0.249       3.511       0.090       0.500      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.306  0.527  0.472
Colby                   4  4 135 120 -0.050       3.394      -0.044      -0.030      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.831 -0.572  0.513
Tufts                   3  5 161 129  0.146       3.182      -0.324       0.147      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.969 -0.245  0.539
Bates                   3  5 128 160 -0.154       3.178      -0.331      -0.342      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.887 -0.825  0.141
Bowdoin                 1  7 140 270 -0.262       2.533      -1.045      -0.846      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.597 -0.394 -1.297
Hamilton                0  8  58 262 -0.350       2.193      -1.421      -1.506      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.891 -1.985 -1.027



Conference Strengths CONFERENCE W L PCT RNK RATING

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.188 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 14:18:49 2007

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