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               8  0 276  36  0.391       4.830       1.613       1.624      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.582  0.806  2.442
Colby                    7  1 206 114 -0.063       4.253       0.936       0.490      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.180  0.317  0.662
Williams                 6  2 215 153  0.134       4.181       0.813       0.443      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.396  0.561  0.324
Bowdoin                  6  2 131 124 -0.071       4.170       0.792      -0.089      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.833 -0.664  0.486
Amherst                  5  3 201  98  0.383       3.937       0.404       0.950      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.024  0.586  1.313
Middlebury               3  5 153 141  0.150       3.409      -0.231       0.115      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.042 -0.226  0.456
Tufts                    2  6 109 153  0.076       3.133      -0.606      -0.231      0.0000      0.0000           0  0.886 -0.750  0.287
Bates                    2  6 116 224 -0.360       3.006      -0.829      -0.822      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.247 -0.907 -0.736
Hamilton                 1  7  96 295 -0.440       2.800      -1.175      -1.330      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.301 -1.343 -1.317
Wesleyan                 0  8  94 259 -0.410       2.385      -1.734      -1.149      0.0000      0.0000           0  1.156 -1.352 -0.946



Conference Strengths CONFERENCE W L PCT RNK RATING

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.198 points in main ratings
     0.023 points in improved RPI
Average of 6.20 points per score
Predict score:
Team Strength vs. Time Plot:
posted: Mon Dec 31 14:22:20 2007

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