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1977 Independent School Ratings

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Record*: 212-180-9, .540 W-L% (2nd of 15) (Schedule and Results)
*W-L-T adjusted to 213-179-9 by NCAA.

SRS: 1.81 (7th of 15) ▪ SOS: 0.24 (8th of 15)

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

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 Notre Dame 13.78 12.39 26.18 42.49 4.55
2 Pittsburgh 8.84 13.47 22.30 39.81 4.58
3 Penn State 14.65 7.46 22.11 38.33 10.12
4 Florida State 9.03 7.20 16.23 30.57 11.34
5 San Diego State 6.89 4.24 11.13 28.03 15.66
6 North Texas 7.21 3.12 10.33 28.40 16.37
7 Georgia Tech 4.61 4.27 8.88 26.34 16.19
8 Syracuse 4.71 3.88 8.60 25.17 15.12
9 Navy 4.83 1.70 6.52 25.88 16.27
10 Memphis 3.33 2.23 5.56 23.98 15.23
11 South Carolina 0.88 3.68 4.56 21.84 14.73
12 East Carolina 3.55 0.87 4.42 23.77 18.64
13 West Virginia 5.10 -1.06 4.04 26.56 20.38
14 Army 5.79 -1.83 3.95 27.83 21.01
15 Tennessee State -1.50 5.08 3.58 19.60 13.93
16 Boston College 3.87 -0.64 3.23 24.05 21.59
17 Miami (FL) -3.24 6.35 3.11 17.78 14.03
18 Rutgers 0.77 2.04 2.81 23.07 19.33
19 Colgate 9.57 -7.45 2.13 28.56 27.96
20 Cincinnati -5.48 6.41 0.93 19.25 12.68
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
21 William & Mary 0.88 -0.59 0.29 20.24 18.91
22 Southern Mississippi 0.09 0.13 0.22 20.67 19.74
23 Virginia Tech -1.48 1.66 0.18 19.49 17.05
24 Louisville -3.83 2.93 -0.89 20.28 18.68
25 Hawaii 1.83 -2.83 -1.00 21.72 22.89
26 Tulane 0.54 -1.63 -1.10 21.10 21.33
27 Temple -0.18 -1.22 -1.40 21.28 24.43
28 Utah State -3.71 0.63 -3.08 15.33 21.20
29 Villanova -0.68 -4.22 -4.89 18.27 22.71
30 Air Force -5.81 -0.43 -6.24 14.87 21.21
31 Northwestern State -5.92 -2.48 -8.40 14.21 24.33
32 Richmond -6.31 -3.69 -10.00 14.20 25.86
33 Illinois State -5.28 -7.23 -12.51 13.49 27.34
34 Holy Cross -11.43 -6.56 -17.99 7.43 28.57
35 Indiana State -8.53 -9.59 -18.12 9.87 29.25
36 Louisiana-Monroe -11.61 -9.03 -20.63 6.95 32.75