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1976 Independent School Ratings

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Record*: 194-198-3, .495 W-L% (10th of 14) (Schedule and Results)
*W-L-T adjusted to 198-194-3 by NCAA.

SRS: -2.15 (8th of 14) ▪ SOS: -1.64 (8th of 14)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Notre Dame, Penn State and Pittsburgh)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Notre Dame, Pittsburgh and Rutgers)

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.

36 Schools

SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
1 Pittsburgh 12.50 10.56 23.06 35.44 7.65
2 Notre Dame 7.15 9.47 16.62 30.98 7.24
3 Penn State 4.80 7.36 12.16 25.59 9.95
4 South Carolina 1.73 8.18 9.92 22.60 8.98
5 Cincinnati -0.53 8.57 8.04 20.68 10.09
6 Miami (FL) 0.06 6.70 6.76 24.94 10.89
7 Boston College -1.10 7.66 6.56 20.90 11.94
8 Rutgers -0.82 6.74 5.93 21.11 14.37
9 Memphis 3.42 2.29 5.71 23.32 15.96
10 Virginia Tech 2.40 2.83 5.24 22.72 16.28
11 Georgia Tech 5.17 -0.76 4.41 26.12 19.60
12 West Virginia 0.82 3.47 4.29 22.17 15.91
13 Navy 0.73 2.45 3.18 21.11 19.78
14 Florida State 3.50 -0.33 3.17 23.09 19.93
15 North Texas -4.66 6.33 1.67 17.52 12.57
16 San Diego State -5.16 5.80 0.64 12.91 13.58
17 Villanova 1.87 -3.50 -1.63 20.67 23.40
18 Army 0.93 -3.89 -2.96 19.22 23.95
19 Louisville -3.49 0.07 -3.42 16.48 19.76
20 Tulane -2.33 -1.19 -3.52 17.79 19.16
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
21 Syracuse -1.96 -1.75 -3.72 17.49 21.38
22 Southern Mississippi -3.29 -0.56 -3.86 16.90 22.19
23 Temple -2.15 -2.74 -4.89 16.39 23.31
24 Colgate -5.63 0.66 -4.97 10.95 20.50
25 Chattanooga -2.91 -2.87 -5.78 15.33 24.72
26 Air Force -3.81 -3.34 -7.15 16.43 23.62
27 Northwestern State -8.26 -2.18 -10.44 12.20 23.46
28 Southern Illinois -6.44 -4.55 -10.99 13.91 27.95
29 Utah State -6.00 -5.18 -11.18 13.46 25.41
30 Holy Cross -2.54 -9.59 -12.13 14.89 34.81
31 Dayton -8.26 -7.36 -15.62 9.88 28.29
32 Illinois State -13.86 -3.89 -17.75 1.75 24.83
33 Marshall -10.65 -7.73 -18.39 7.40 29.62
34 Hawaii -9.33 -9.20 -18.53 8.69 37.81
35 Louisiana-Monroe -4.54 -14.28 -18.82 13.87 33.81
36 Indiana State -9.13 -9.72 -18.85 7.72 30.65