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1948 College Football Rankings

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                                                                  STRENGTH OF
                                     AVERAGE   OVERALL     CONF     SCHEDULE     AP
RANK TEAM                       CONF   SCORE    W- L-T   W- L-T     AVG  RANK   RANK

   1 Michigan                    WES   99.09    9- 0-0   6- 0-0   74.52     5      1
   2 Notre Dame                  IND   96.93    9- 0-1   0- 0-0   62.18    26      2
   3 North Carolina              SOU   95.27    9- 1-1   4- 0-1   69.76    10      3
   4 Southern Methodist          SWC   94.92    9- 1-1   5- 0-1   71.56     8     10
   5 Mississippi                 SEC   94.89    8- 1-0   6- 1-0   65.25    21     15
   6 Oklahoma                    BG7   93.80   10- 1-0   5- 0-0   56.68    39      5
   7 Northwestern                WES   93.25    8- 2-0   5- 1-0   69.02    12      7
   8 Army                        IND   92.71    8- 0-1   0- 0-0   53.30    51      6
   9 California                  PCC   91.76   10- 1-0   6- 0-0   55.49    43      4
  10 Ohio State                  WES   90.54    6- 3-0   3- 3-0   71.71     7       
  11 Vanderbilt                  SEC   90.43    8- 2-1   4- 2-1   55.04    45     12
  12 Minnesota                   WES   90.16    7- 2-0   5- 2-0   60.37    29     16
  13 Tulane                      SEC   88.28    9- 1-0   5- 1-0   55.23    44     13
  14 Texas                       SWC   87.38    7- 3-1   4- 1-1   68.11    14       
  15 Michigan State              IND   86.94    6- 2-2   0- 0-0   54.47    48     14
  16 Georgia                     SEC   86.91    9- 2-0   6- 0-0   54.67    47      8
  17 Cornell                     IND   85.93    8- 1-0   0- 0-0   52.04    54     19
  18 Clemson                     SOU   85.16   11- 0-0   5- 0-0   39.59    79     11
  19 Oregon                      PCC   85.12    9- 2-0   7- 0-0   52.40    53      9
  20 Dartmouth                   IND   84.06    6- 2-0   0- 0-0   57.21    35       
  21 Southern California         PCC   83.17    6- 3-1   4- 2-0   69.19    11       
  22 Georgia Tech                SEC   82.78    7- 3-0   4- 3-0   56.50    41       
  23 Penn State                  IND   82.50    7- 1-1   0- 0-0   44.91    69     18
  24 Missouri                    BG7   82.12    8- 3-0   5- 1-0   50.99    56       
  25 Villanova                   IND   80.44    8- 2-1   0- 0-0   46.15    65       
  26 Santa Clara                 IND   79.31    7- 2-1   0- 0-0   54.67    46       
  27 Baylor                      SWC   79.11    6- 3-2   3- 2-1   65.91    19       
  28 Pennsylvania                IND   78.81    5- 3-0   0- 0-0   65.58    20       
  29 Wake Forest                 SOU   74.83    6- 4-0   5- 2-0   58.36    31     20
  30 Rice                        SWC   73.07    5- 4-1   3- 2-1   63.25    22       
  31 William & Mary              SOU   72.79    7- 2-2   5- 1-1   45.98    66     17
  32 Tennessee                   SEC   72.67    4- 4-2   2- 3-1   67.18    15       
  33 Pittsburgh                  IND   71.02    6- 3-0   0- 0-0   62.58    25       
  34 Utah                        SKY   69.60    8- 1-1   5- 0-0   32.71    93       
  35 Boston College              IND   69.31    5- 2-2   0- 0-0   57.01    37       
  36 Nevada                      IND   68.77    9- 2-0   0- 0-0   24.11   101       
  37 Kentucky                    SEC   68.68    5- 3-2   1- 3-1   54.18    49       
  38 Alabama                     SEC   68.19    6- 4-1   4- 4-1   56.85    38       
  39 Texas Christian             SWC   68.07    4- 5-1   1- 4-1   68.87    13       
  40 Mississippi State           SEC   67.09    4- 4-1   3- 3-0   62.87    23       
  41 Duke                        SOU   66.75    4- 3-2   3- 2-1   56.50    40       
  42 Texas Tech                  BRD   66.67    7- 3-0   5- 0-0   43.82    73       
  43 Brown                       IND   65.93    7- 2-0   0- 0-0   34.29    88       
  44 Purdue                      WES   65.59    3- 6-0   2- 4-0   71.90     6       
  45 Illinois                    WES   65.57    3- 6-0   2- 5-0   70.94     9       
  46 Kansas                      BG7   63.78    7- 3-0   4- 2-0   42.35    74       
  47 Princeton                   IND   63.72    4- 4-0   0- 0-0   60.95    28       
  48 Maryland                    SOU   62.18    6- 4-0   4- 2-0   44.13    72       
  49 Harvard                     IND   60.38    4- 4-0   0- 0-0   65.92    18       
  50 Iowa                        WES   59.69    4- 5-0   2- 4-0   61.43    27       
  51 Arkansas                    SWC   58.57    5- 5-0   2- 4-0   53.32    50       
  52 West Virginia               IND   55.44    9- 3-0   0- 0-0   33.23    90       
  53 Columbia                    IND   54.90    4- 5-0   0- 0-0   58.12    33       
  54 Oregon State                PCC   53.66    5- 4-3   2- 3-2   50.55    59       
  55 Rutgers                     IND   53.04    7- 2-0   0- 0-0   29.22    97       
  56 Louisiana State             SEC   52.04    3- 7-0   1- 5-0   78.82     2       
  57 Oklahoma State              MVC   51.55    6- 4-0   2- 0-0   38.28    82       
  58 Stanford                    PCC   50.50    4- 6-0   3- 4-0   57.13    36       
  59 Indiana                     WES   49.80    2- 7-0   2- 4-0   75.87     3       
  60 North Carolina State        SOU   49.60    3- 6-1   1- 4-1   58.20    32       
  61 Virginia Military Institute SOU   48.77    6- 3-0   5- 1-0   32.70    94       
  62 Virginia                    IND   48.35    5- 3-1   0- 0-0   40.36    78       
  63 Washington State            PCC   47.91    4- 5-1   4- 3-1   56.01    42       
  64 Texas-El Paso               BRD   47.29    8- 2-1   4- 1-1   22.78   103       
  65 Florida                     SEC   46.82    5- 5-0   1- 5-0   48.50    62       
  66 Navy                        IND   43.69    0- 8-1   0- 0-0   83.22     1       
  67 Washington                  PCC   43.14    2- 7-1   2- 5-1   66.10    17       
  68 Yale                        IND   42.13    4- 5-0   0- 0-0   52.53    52       
  69 Wisconsin                   WES   41.71    2- 7-0   1- 5-0   67.17    16       
  70 Hardin-Simmons              BRD   39.46    6- 2-3   3- 2-1   20.83   107       
  71 Holy Cross                  IND   37.99    5- 5-0   0- 0-0   38.66    81       
  72 UCLA                        PCC   37.58    3- 7-0   2- 6-0   59.82    30       
  73 Texas A&M                   SWC   36.73    0- 9-1   0- 5-1   75.41     4       
  74 St. Marys                   IND   36.47    4- 6-0   0- 0-0   44.94    68       
  75 Miami (Florida)             IND   36.37    4- 6-0   0- 0-0   51.51    55       
  76 Colorado State              SKY   36.13    8- 3-0   4- 1-0   19.75   111       
  77 Detroit Mercy               IND   36.05    6- 3-0   0- 0-0   22.54   104       
  78 South Carolina              SOU   33.90    3- 5-0   1- 3-0   49.17    60       
  79 Colgate                     IND   33.82    3- 6-0   0- 0-0   50.83    57       
  80 Tennessee-Chattanooga       IND   31.92    4- 5-0   0- 0-0   40.42    77       
  81 Boston University           IND   30.90    6- 2-0   0- 0-0   18.68   112       
  82 Richmond                    SOU   29.87    5- 3-2   3- 3-1   25.27   100       
  83 Arizona                     BRD   29.76    6- 5-0   3- 2-0   38.12    83       
  84 Iowa State                  BG7   28.03    4- 6-0   2- 4-0   44.55    71       
  85 Drake                       MVC   28.01    7- 3-0   1- 1-0   15.22   115       
  86 Denver                      SKY   25.74    4- 5-1   2- 2-0   36.32    87       
  87 Nebraska                    BG7   25.51    2- 8-0   2- 4-0   57.58    34       
  88 Wyoming                     SKY   25.30    4- 5-0   0- 5-0   19.99   109       
  89 Georgetown                  IND   24.73    3- 4-1   0- 0-0   32.71    92       
  90 Idaho                       PCC   24.17    3- 6-0   1- 5-0   39.27    80       
  91 Colorado                    BG7   24.05    3- 6-0   2- 3-0   37.27    84       
  92 Marquette                   IND   21.62    2- 8-0   0- 0-0   47.10    64       
  93 Auburn                      SEC   19.68    1- 8-1   0- 7-0   62.73    24       
  94 George Washington           SOU   18.91    4- 6-0   2- 4-0   41.19    75       
  95 Wichita State               MVC   18.49    5- 4-1   2- 1-1   23.42   102       
  96 West Texas A&M              BRD   17.68    6- 5-0   2- 3-0   18.45   113       
  97 Washington & Lee            SOU   17.11    4- 6-0   2- 2-0   34.13    89       
  98 Arizona State               BRD   15.08    5- 5-0   3- 2-0   12.83   117       
  99 Utah State                  SKY   13.80    5- 6-0   2- 3-0   22.01   105       
 100 Davidson                    SOU   13.62    3- 5-1   2- 5-0   27.79    98       
 101 Temple                      IND   13.11    2- 6-1   0- 0-0   37.16    85       
 102 Duquesne                    IND   12.83    2- 7-0   0- 0-0   45.97    67       
 103 Furman                      SOU   12.18    2- 6-1   2- 4-0   36.37    86       
 104 San Francisco               IND   11.86    2- 7-0   0- 0-0   41.12    76       
 105 Syracuse                    IND   11.30    1- 8-0   0- 0-0   48.69    61       
 106 Brigham Young               SKY   11.27    5- 6-0   1- 3-0   21.39   106       
 107 Fordham                     IND   11.12    3- 6-0   0- 0-0   19.86   110       
 108 New Mexico                  BRD   10.76    2- 9-0   1- 6-0   33.02    91       
 109 Tulsa                       MVC    9.44    0- 9-1   0- 1-1   48.47    63       
 110 New York University         IND    8.74    3- 6-0   0- 0-0   25.45    99       
 111 Virginia Tech               SOU    8.55    0- 8-1   0- 6-1   50.83    58       
 112 Citadel                     SOU    8.13    2- 7-0   0- 5-0   30.99    96       
 113 Minor Teams                        5.84   29-**-9   0- 0-0   32.08    95       
 114 Kansas State                BG7    5.71    1- 9-0   0- 6-0   44.59    70       
 115 St. Louis                   MVC    5.69    4- 7-0   0- 2-0   20.11   108       
 116 Montana                     PCC    4.72    3- 7-0   0- 3-0   17.68   114       
 117 Northern Arizona            BRD    3.74    4- 5-0   1- 2-0    7.75   118       
 118 New Mexico State            BRD    1.98    3- 7-0   0- 4-0   14.22   116       

Team Rankings | Conference Rankings


                        # OF AVERAGE AVERAGE      OVERALL     NON-CONF                                   
CONFERENCE      ABBREV TEAMS   SCORE    RANK     W-  L- T     W-  L- T  BEST TEAM            RANK   SCORE

Western            WES     9   72.82   33.00    44- 38- 0    16- 10- 0  Michigan                1   99.09
Southwest          SWC     7   71.12   34.00    36- 30- 7    18- 12- 1  Southern Methodist      4   94.92
Southeastern       SEC    12   69.87   35.67    69- 44- 8    32-  7- 4  Mississippi             5   94.89
Pacific Coast      PCC    10   52.17   56.90    49- 48- 6    18- 17- 2  California              9   91.76
Independent        IND    36   50.64   58.61   178-141-13   178-141-13  Notre Dame              2   96.93
Big 7              BG7     7   46.14   64.57    35- 36- 0    15- 16- 0  Oklahoma                6   93.80
Southern           SOU    16   43.60   66.75    75- 69-11    31- 25- 5  North Carolina          3   95.27
Skyline            SKY     6   30.31   81.50    34- 26- 2    20- 12- 2  Utah                   34   69.60
Border             BRD     9   25.82   88.44    47- 43- 4    25- 21- 2  Texas Tech             42   66.67
Missouri Valley    MVC     5   22.64   92.20    22- 27- 2    17- 22- 0  Oklahoma State         57   51.55

The database used to produce the above rankings was constructed from data listed on James Howell's website.
Click here for criteria used for determining what scores to use and which team was the home team.

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