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1942 School Ratings

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National Champion: Ohio State (AP)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Frank Sinkwich (Georgia)

AP First #1: Ohio State ▪ AP Final #1: Ohio 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.

121 Schools

SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
1 Ohio State Western 17.33 3.90 21.22 38.95 4.68
2 Georgia SEC 11.36 8.07 19.42 34.42 2.64
3 Notre Dame Ind 9.24 8.64 17.88 26.59 -0.41
4 Georgia Pre-Flight Ind 11.58 6.14 17.72 27.02 5.11
5 Tennessee SEC 9.02 8.44 17.46 25.56 0.45
6 Michigan Western 13.43 3.78 17.21 30.87 3.74
7 Alabama SEC 9.16 8.00 17.16 26.65 0.96
8 Georgia Tech SEC 8.86 8.23 17.09 25.85 1.85
9 Tulsa MVC 9.56 7.31 16.87 38.19 3.97
10 Great Lakes Navy Ind 4.04 11.57 15.61 23.58 -1.97
11 Wisconsin Western 5.23 10.31 15.54 20.88 -1.35
12 Mississippi State SEC 7.61 7.39 15.00 23.68 2.84
13 Boston College Ind 10.90 3.93 14.82 32.31 9.34
14 Louisiana State SEC 7.43 5.53 12.96 25.09 5.25
15 Rice SWC 6.61 5.91 12.51 22.37 3.82
16 Texas SWC 4.42 7.86 12.27 25.03 2.11
17 Pennsylvania Ind 6.19 5.89 12.07 22.99 5.40
18 North Carolina Pre-Flight Ind 2.54 8.94 11.48 16.95 1.33
19 Minnesota Western 5.40 5.52 10.92 23.47 2.51
20 Auburn SEC 6.13 4.47 10.60 20.52 5.90
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
21 UCLA PCC 5.89 4.71 10.60 21.27 4.23
22 Duke Southern 5.10 5.15 10.25 24.89 6.24
23 Tulane SEC 5.92 4.28 10.20 21.56 6.44
24 Santa Clara Ind 1.29 8.86 10.15 15.25 1.75
25 Iowa Pre-Flight Ind 4.57 5.46 10.03 25.31 4.47
26 Missouri Big 6 7.22 2.78 10.00 24.45 7.57
27 William & Mary Southern 5.10 4.58 9.68 23.53 6.99
28 Stanford PCC 7.40 2.18 9.58 26.88 8.26
29 Colorado MSAC 6.63 2.76 9.38 26.62 9.63
30 Illinois Western 4.77 3.63 8.40 25.96 5.70
31 Wake Forest Southern 2.55 5.83 8.38 16.43 5.10
32 Army Ind 2.99 5.16 8.16 19.26 6.10
33 Marquette Ind 5.78 1.90 7.68 22.30 10.08
34 Indiana Western 3.47 4.11 7.58 25.23 5.34
35 Southern California PCC 3.43 3.99 7.41 21.70 5.43
36 Vanderbilt SEC 4.01 2.97 6.98 24.78 8.44
37 Navy Ind -2.86 9.82 6.96 13.09 0.07
38 Miami (FL) Ind 4.27 2.60 6.87 20.19 8.80
39 Jacksonville Naval Air Station Ind 1.29 5.17 6.46 16.04 5.45
40 Oklahoma State MVC 5.83 0.42 6.26 25.36 10.41
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
41 North Carolina Southern 4.84 1.33 6.17 19.31 10.38
42 Saint Mary's (CA) Pre-Flight Ind 3.75 2.31 6.06 22.52 8.25
43 Fordham Ind 3.44 2.55 5.99 18.50 10.75
44 Texas A&M SWC 0.82 5.15 5.97 17.52 4.39
45 Texas Christian SWC 1.31 4.42 5.72 16.12 5.64
46 Iowa Western 5.28 0.32 5.60 20.37 8.91
47 Saint Mary's (CA) Ind -0.52 5.57 5.05 13.29 6.77
48 Colgate Ind 2.63 2.23 4.86 20.00 8.92
49 Utah MSAC 2.65 2.06 4.71 17.06 9.73
50 Holy Cross Ind 1.98 2.42 4.40 22.26 8.65
51 Duquesne Ind -1.03 4.87 3.83 11.51 6.18
52 Yale Ind 1.64 1.93 3.56 16.80 9.75
53 Baylor SWC -0.41 3.92 3.51 17.81 5.04
54 Hardin-Simmons BIAA 2.43 1.08 3.50 16.99 10.93
55 West Virginia Ind -0.21 3.70 3.48 13.26 8.03
56 Washington PCC -3.28 6.45 3.18 12.36 3.00
57 Michigan State Ind 0.59 2.29 2.89 17.20 7.92
58 Northwestern Western 3.48 -0.73 2.75 20.28 9.40
59 Syracuse Ind -0.39 3.08 2.70 14.68 8.02
60 Dartmouth Ind 5.00 -2.44 2.56 22.36 12.15
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
61 Villanova Ind 0.27 1.88 2.15 14.85 10.63
62 Georgetown Ind -0.09 2.23 2.14 13.54 11.56
63 Texas Tech BIAA -2.45 4.45 2.00 13.93 6.70
64 Penn State Ind -1.11 3.08 1.97 11.29 8.23
65 Kentucky SEC 1.64 0.21 1.85 18.25 10.55
66 Washington State PCC -0.46 1.65 1.19 16.00 8.49
67 California PCC -0.67 1.82 1.15 13.86 7.31
68 Oklahoma Big 6 -4.17 5.25 1.07 14.31 3.84
69 Denver MSAC 0.45 0.40 0.84 13.99 11.63
70 Detroit Mercy Ind -4.03 4.48 0.45 8.72 6.58
71 Oregon State PCC 1.11 -1.08 0.03 18.68 13.06
72 Virginia Tech Southern 1.20 -1.23 -0.03 13.29 13.14
73 Florida SEC -2.03 1.79 -0.24 13.63 13.75
74 San Francisco Ind 2.12 -2.74 -0.62 17.11 14.84
75 North Carolina State Southern -2.34 1.54 -0.80 11.09 12.48
76 Southern Methodist SWC -0.53 -0.56 -1.09 13.52 10.46
77 Harvard Ind -4.04 2.82 -1.21 11.37 7.61
78 Creighton MVC 3.43 -4.90 -1.47 14.86 13.92
79 Furman Southern -1.45 -0.58 -2.04 12.92 14.08
80 Citadel Southern 0.06 -2.19 -2.13 13.53 14.33
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
81 Mississippi SEC 0.06 -2.19 -2.13 17.14 12.22
82 Princeton Ind 0.12 -2.53 -2.40 14.05 14.12
83 Pittsburgh Ind 0.27 -2.69 -2.41 15.51 15.32
84 Maryland Southern 0.02 -2.53 -2.51 14.20 16.71
85 Arizona BIAA 0.65 -3.39 -2.75 14.87 16.81
86 South Carolina Southern -4.67 1.59 -3.08 10.45 10.39
87 Clemson Southern -1.48 -1.64 -3.12 11.48 12.71
88 Cornell Ind -0.76 -2.74 -3.50 12.61 12.84
89 Columbia Ind 4.87 -8.49 -3.62 20.78 20.07
90 Utah State MSAC -0.01 -3.66 -3.67 15.60 16.09
91 Colorado State MSAC -1.82 -1.87 -3.69 11.28 13.79
92 Oregon PCC -3.04 -1.24 -4.28 13.23 14.27
93 Purdue Western -4.81 0.27 -4.54 10.86 10.23
94 Arkansas SWC -0.56 -4.11 -4.67 14.56 18.10
95 Temple Ind -5.73 0.78 -4.95 7.87 10.67
96 Brown Ind -3.12 -2.12 -5.24 10.59 12.96
97 Loyola Marymount Ind -3.53 -1.73 -5.26 8.44 14.16
98 Virginia Military Institute Southern -1.83 -3.82 -5.65 12.73 16.33
99 Saint Louis MVC -1.62 -4.84 -6.46 12.00 20.61
100 Wyoming MSAC -3.07 -3.59 -6.66 10.51 15.10
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
101 Manhattan Ind -1.86 -5.21 -7.08 11.44 17.49
102 George Washington Southern -6.09 -1.03 -7.12 7.82 17.00
103 Nebraska Big 6 -7.36 -0.06 -7.42 6.90 12.11
104 Washington (MO) MVC -4.07 -4.50 -8.57 7.53 17.82
105 West Texas A&M BIAA -4.68 -4.53 -9.20 6.05 21.50
106 New Mexico BIAA -6.63 -3.39 -10.01 4.57 15.76
107 Richmond Southern -9.08 -1.03 -10.11 2.05 13.50
108 Davidson Southern -6.35 -4.10 -10.45 6.62 17.31
109 Iowa State Big 6 -3.28 -7.39 -10.68 9.33 20.16
110 Virginia Ind -2.15 -9.61 -11.76 10.39 23.19
111 Idaho PCC -5.63 -6.24 -11.86 6.65 20.57
112 Kansas Big 6 -4.73 -7.42 -12.15 8.95 23.78
113 Brigham Young MSAC -7.47 -4.87 -12.34 4.54 18.92
114 Texas-El Paso BIAA -6.11 -6.47 -12.58 8.49 21.55
115 Kansas State Big 6 -6.72 -6.44 -13.15 6.46 30.64
116 Drake MVC -5.79 -8.31 -14.10 6.19 22.57
117 Washington & Lee Southern -6.28 -12.94 -19.22 6.23 30.83
118 Montana PCC -8.99 -12.26 -21.25 5.22 30.91
119 Arizona State BIAA -13.27 -13.13 -26.40 -2.29 32.47
120 New Mexico State BIAA -16.29 -12.61 -28.90 -6.16 33.46
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
121 Northern Arizona BIAA -16.92 -12.05 -28.97 -8.42 26.18