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1940 Independent School Ratings

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Record: 188-152-22, .550 W-L% (4th of 10) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 2.11 (6th of 10) ▪ SOS: -0.10 (6th of 10)

Ranked in First AP Poll:(Boston College, Cornell, Fordham, Notre Dame and Pennsylvania)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Boston College, Cornell, Fordham, Georgetown, Hardin-Simmons, Pennsylvania and Santa Clara)

The SRS columns are SRS broken up into offensive and defensive components.
The Scoring columns are points per game adjusted for strength of opposition.
The Passing, Rushing, and Total columns are yards per attempt adjusted for strength of opposition.

41 Schools

SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
1 Cornell 10.13 9.38 19.51 29.66 -1.09
2 Pennsylvania 13.58 3.85 17.43 37.01 6.35
3 Santa Clara 8.35 8.42 16.77 23.53 2.85
4 Boston College 9.88 6.77 16.65 30.67 2.99
5 Fordham 7.67 6.55 14.21 23.42 2.94
6 Georgetown 6.50 5.32 11.82 28.31 4.98
7 Notre Dame 4.25 5.90 10.15 22.59 4.84
8 Michigan State 2.48 6.10 8.58 19.92 2.16
9 Pittsburgh 3.60 4.29 7.89 18.41 5.15
10 Navy -0.85 7.82 6.97 13.12 1.63
11 Duquesne 0.86 5.89 6.75 13.69 5.48
12 Columbia -0.62 7.02 6.40 13.37 3.03
13 Colgate 1.84 4.50 6.34 18.81 6.69
14 Penn State 0.75 5.38 6.13 15.81 5.45
15 Detroit Mercy -3.17 9.04 5.87 13.43 2.29
16 Hardin-Simmons 6.78 -1.44 5.33 20.13 14.37
17 Harvard -3.06 8.36 5.30 11.88 0.88
18 Saint Mary's (CA) 2.04 3.04 5.08 15.53 8.13
19 Temple 3.07 0.65 3.73 20.83 8.53
20 Syracuse 3.40 -0.05 3.35 20.40 11.11
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
21 Villanova 1.70 1.41 3.11 18.58 9.07
22 Dartmouth 1.61 1.41 3.03 16.39 8.77
23 Princeton 5.18 -2.25 2.93 18.36 12.48
24 Holy Cross -1.45 0.95 -0.50 13.14 9.32
25 Brown -1.18 0.17 -1.01 12.54 11.22
26 Virginia -0.67 -0.77 -1.44 13.99 10.68
27 Marquette 7.91 -9.39 -1.48 22.26 19.09
28 Manhattan 3.84 -5.81 -1.97 20.23 15.94
29 West Virginia -2.02 -0.29 -2.31 14.44 10.98
30 Gonzaga -2.43 -0.38 -2.81 9.19 11.93
31 George Washington -5.84 2.20 -3.64 6.91 7.20
32 San Francisco -2.71 -1.31 -4.02 10.72 12.51
33 Carnegie Mellon -6.01 -0.32 -6.33 6.64 15.66
34 Yale -3.75 -2.66 -6.41 12.33 14.45
35 Army -4.01 -3.01 -7.02 10.03 17.66
36 Miami (FL) -3.79 -5.64 -9.43 8.82 20.30
37 Loyola Marymount -5.91 -4.11 -10.01 6.42 17.32
38 New York University -5.73 -5.27 -11.00 8.09 17.64
39 Sewanee -3.84 -7.17 -11.01 12.08 19.10
40 Centenary (LA) -6.48 -5.60 -12.07 6.13 18.14
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
41 Hampden-Sydney -7.87 -6.54 -14.41 4.81 20.41