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1917 School Ratings

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National Champion: Georgia Tech (HELMS, NCF)

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.

88 Schools

SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
1 Georgia Tech Ind 16.59 12.03 28.62 62.19 -9.55
2 Minnesota Western 18.66 9.53 28.19 47.87 -7.49
3 Ohio State Western 10.22 11.89 22.11 38.46 -6.97
4 Pittsburgh Ind 12.00 7.81 19.81 30.58 -2.09
5 Navy Ind 10.82 8.73 19.56 59.10 -2.36
6 Illinois Western 8.38 11.15 19.53 30.88 -11.38
7 Texas A&M SWC 7.05 11.87 18.92 39.99 -6.13
8 Wisconsin Western 6.66 12.26 18.91 26.74 -9.49
9 Rice SWC 13.55 3.67 17.22 33.45 1.92
10 Chicago Western 4.24 11.21 15.45 28.58 -7.40
11 Mare Island Marines Ind 7.60 6.26 13.86 20.74 3.24
12 Georgetown Ind 8.51 4.79 13.30 22.44 -5.30
13 Nebraska MVIAA 5.55 7.05 12.60 42.00 -1.46
14 Auburn Ind 4.58 7.99 12.57 26.71 -2.47
15 Davidson Ind 9.78 2.71 12.49 35.71 -2.86
16 Notre Dame Ind 2.60 9.79 12.39 21.94 -4.45
17 Pennsylvania Ind 5.90 6.26 12.16 24.68 0.93
18 West Virginia Ind 4.10 7.66 11.76 23.82 -5.08
19 Indiana Western 7.72 3.89 11.60 34.20 0.28
20 Kansas MVIAA 4.89 6.37 11.26 23.49 -6.69
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
21 Army Ind 6.41 4.79 11.20 22.76 1.32
22 Rutgers Ind 6.49 4.67 11.16 29.57 2.91
23 Clemson Ind 6.85 3.76 10.61 26.83 4.41
24 Washington & Lee Ind 7.05 3.35 10.40 45.23 6.90
25 Syracuse Ind 4.47 5.76 10.24 22.02 1.07
26 Kansas State MVIAA 5.21 4.86 10.07 29.72 2.49
27 Michigan Western 5.49 4.10 9.59 28.95 1.82
28 Northwestern Western 6.89 2.60 9.49 27.46 4.02
29 Tulane Ind 4.06 4.72 8.77 21.65 1.65
30 Texas SWC 0.93 7.13 8.06 19.68 -6.60
31 Washington State PCC 1.64 6.05 7.68 14.38 5.08
32 Baylor SWC 1.85 5.72 7.57 29.70 2.11
33 Washington & Jefferson Ind 0.83 6.74 7.57 16.34 -3.83
34 Denver RMC 5.17 1.54 6.71 21.84 7.73
35 Utah State RMC 4.96 1.67 6.62 29.43 8.73
36 Colgate Ind 5.74 0.83 6.57 20.50 8.54
37 Lehigh Ind 3.40 3.17 6.57 24.53 5.61
38 Mississippi State Ind 3.70 2.44 6.14 21.38 5.36
39 Virginia Tech Ind 2.18 3.83 6.01 29.78 3.38
40 North Carolina State Ind 1.74 4.19 5.93 17.19 -1.12
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
41 Iowa State MVIAA -0.76 5.93 5.17 20.55 0.94
42 Texas Christian Ind 2.00 3.13 5.13 18.46 4.04
43 Arkansas SWC 0.71 4.37 5.08 17.06 -0.03
44 Brown Ind 0.85 3.32 4.17 12.62 6.18
45 Penn State Ind 0.74 3.25 3.99 31.79 4.58
46 Oklahoma SWC 1.86 1.93 3.79 46.05 7.45
47 Vanderbilt Ind 2.93 0.58 3.51 26.77 12.07
48 Presbyterian Ind -1.13 3.93 2.80 13.56 5.33
49 Dartmouth Ind -0.19 1.81 1.62 12.18 4.79
50 Alabama Ind -1.84 3.34 1.50 16.39 3.39
51 Wofford Ind 0.51 0.53 1.05 16.09 10.77
52 Oregon State PCC -2.14 3.03 0.89 11.34 7.73
53 Purdue Western 0.35 -0.28 0.07 19.90 7.05
54 Virginia Military Institute Ind 0.30 -0.41 -0.11 20.55 7.71
55 Colorado RMC -3.17 2.84 -0.33 12.39 4.74
56 Oregon PCC -0.65 -0.41 -1.06 11.91 11.57
57 Colorado Mines RMC 3.25 -4.46 -1.21 25.92 17.45
58 Maryland Ind -0.58 -0.91 -1.49 13.44 11.43
59 Louisiana State Ind -0.58 -1.12 -1.70 16.98 6.46
60 Sewanee Ind -3.38 1.31 -2.07 19.09 6.64
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
61 California PCC -1.16 -1.05 -2.20 11.57 10.37
62 Southern Methodist Ind -4.75 1.94 -2.81 6.85 4.56
63 Colorado College RMC -0.56 -2.30 -2.86 13.27 9.74
64 Carlisle Ind -1.65 -1.36 -3.01 21.98 15.85
65 Missouri MVIAA -0.81 -2.21 -3.02 18.10 6.74
66 South Carolina Ind 0.94 -4.07 -3.13 13.99 12.52
67 Iowa Western 0.23 -3.97 -3.75 14.75 10.94
68 Kentucky Ind -6.11 2.18 -3.93 8.30 3.88
69 Oklahoma State SWC -3.99 -0.09 -4.08 11.28 4.47
70 Furman Ind -2.89 -2.77 -5.66 12.19 9.02
71 Citadel Ind -3.32 -2.66 -5.98 8.11 11.49
72 Washington (MO) MVIAA -4.16 -3.04 -7.20 7.20 15.61
73 Southwestern (TX) Ind -2.36 -5.13 -7.49 15.37 11.27
74 Wake Forest Ind -2.57 -5.08 -7.65 14.42 16.54
75 Bucknell Ind -5.68 -2.13 -7.81 6.35 11.85
76 Cornell Ind -4.40 -3.73 -8.13 7.45 14.51
77 Washington PCC -6.82 -1.72 -8.54 6.04 13.40
78 Idaho Ind -4.43 -4.15 -8.58 8.71 15.82
79 Lafayette Ind -4.70 -4.65 -9.35 8.72 22.28
80 Florida Ind -1.59 -8.69 -10.27 14.74 36.92
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
81 Utah RMC -5.11 -7.51 -12.62 8.65 20.91
82 Wyoming RMC -11.31 -2.09 -13.40 0.69 17.31
83 Montana Ind -7.27 -6.60 -13.87 3.18 15.43
84 Colorado State RMC -6.53 -7.68 -14.20 6.74 16.98
85 Mississippi Ind -3.64 -11.73 -15.37 10.96 35.31
86 Tulsa Ind -6.43 -9.59 -16.02 5.96 21.09
87 Drake MVIAA -10.63 -9.68 -20.31 1.10 24.34
88 Newberry Ind -10.36 -14.72 -25.08 4.38 36.68