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1997 Western Athletic Conference School Ratings

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Record*: 90-97, .481 W-L% (6th of 11) (Schedule and Results)
*W-L-T adjusted to 92-95 by NCAA.

SRS: -4.03 (7th of 11) ▪ SOS: -2.89 (7th of 11)

Division Champions: Colorado State (Mountain) and New Mexico (Pacific)
Conference Champion: Colorado State (Won Championship Game 41-13)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Brigham Young)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Colorado 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.

16 Schools

SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
1 Colorado State 2.57 8.74 11.31 34.61 15.57
2 Air Force -4.61 7.46 2.85 18.69 16.23
3 Wyoming -2.92 4.97 2.06 23.13 18.30
4 New Mexico 1.73 0.19 1.92 27.99 24.29
5 Southern Methodist -0.67 0.35 -0.33 22.50 23.80
6 Rice 3.01 -4.03 -1.02 27.25 28.96
7 Fresno State 0.08 -1.35 -1.27 26.10 26.39
8 Brigham Young -1.50 -0.45 -1.95 22.48 24.29
9 Utah -7.66 5.00 -2.66 19.29 19.07
10 San Diego State -1.20 -2.67 -3.88 23.37 26.54
11 Nevada-Las Vegas 0.32 -9.92 -9.60 25.11 33.10
12 Hawaii -9.28 -1.16 -10.44 15.39 28.60
13 San Jose State -2.10 -8.73 -10.83 22.24 37.44
14 Texas-El Paso -11.82 -0.09 -11.91 12.60 30.11
15 Tulsa -0.01 -12.67 -12.69 24.97 39.22
16 Texas Christian -7.87 -8.17 -16.04 16.34 32.78