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1950 School Ratings

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National Champion: Oklahoma (AP, UPI)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Vic Janowicz (Ohio State)

AP Preseason #1: Notre Dame ▪ AP Final #1: Oklahoma

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.

120 Schools

SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
1 Ohio State Western 12.81 7.05 19.86 42.76 7.38
2 Army Ind 5.35 13.88 19.24 33.12 1.34
3 Oklahoma Big 7 11.81 7.40 19.21 35.69 6.71
4 Texas SWC 10.67 8.25 18.92 32.89 4.06
5 Illinois Western 3.14 15.04 18.18 23.53 -1.66
6 Kentucky SEC 6.78 11.17 17.95 34.02 3.97
7 California PCC 6.04 11.89 17.92 27.72 2.25
8 Pennsylvania Ind 8.14 9.07 17.22 33.04 6.14
9 Washington PCC 13.53 3.68 17.21 34.07 10.75
10 Tennessee SEC 4.71 12.40 17.11 30.88 1.92
11 Michigan State Ind 11.13 5.77 16.91 33.09 8.91
12 Michigan Western 6.34 9.98 16.32 27.65 3.68
13 Wisconsin Western 5.06 10.93 15.99 24.68 2.04
14 Princeton Ind 9.92 5.77 15.69 38.82 11.41
15 Southern Methodist SWC 8.86 6.62 15.47 33.62 5.69
16 Texas A&M SWC 14.38 0.95 15.32 39.01 13.29
17 UCLA PCC 4.64 10.04 14.68 29.73 5.54
18 Baylor SWC 4.49 9.01 13.50 26.51 3.76
19 Tulane SEC 6.73 6.66 13.39 32.78 8.10
20 Alabama SEC 7.45 5.58 13.03 31.75 8.89
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
21 Wyoming Skyline 3.91 9.06 12.97 32.09 7.59
22 Stanford PCC 4.26 8.34 12.59 27.10 5.42
23 Clemson Southern 7.20 5.00 12.20 34.65 12.03
24 San Francisco Ind 7.16 3.66 10.82 30.44 13.49
25 Northwestern Western 5.91 4.49 10.41 27.23 10.26
26 Miami (FL) Ind 3.23 7.06 10.29 23.69 8.00
27 Tulsa MVC 4.81 5.33 10.13 30.32 10.67
28 Cornell Ind 1.88 8.16 10.04 20.56 6.91
29 Loyola Marymount Ind 10.12 -0.17 9.94 31.12 15.17
30 Nebraska Big 7 14.94 -6.18 8.77 34.87 21.21
31 Louisiana State SEC 1.02 7.03 8.04 22.57 5.85
32 Maryland Southern 5.38 2.32 7.70 29.55 13.68
33 Texas Christian SWC 1.72 5.92 7.63 23.57 6.93
34 Kansas Big 7 7.08 0.36 7.44 30.58 14.40
35 Virginia Ind 6.45 0.29 6.73 26.33 15.07
36 Pacific Ind 4.08 2.09 6.17 28.93 13.69
37 Rice SWC 4.09 1.88 5.97 26.19 12.17
38 Indiana Western -2.31 7.96 5.66 18.85 7.01
39 Colorado Big 7 3.86 1.78 5.64 23.56 13.08
40 Georgia SEC -2.75 8.02 5.27 18.23 6.43
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
41 San Jose State Ind -0.19 5.25 5.06 19.56 10.27
42 Washington & Lee Southern 4.48 0.23 4.70 24.51 15.34
43 Iowa Western 2.65 1.93 4.58 23.93 16.71
44 Mississippi State SEC 1.41 3.18 4.58 26.83 11.05
45 Notre Dame Ind 1.73 2.72 4.45 22.27 10.75
46 Navy Ind 1.48 2.86 4.34 21.95 9.63
47 Wake Forest Southern -2.68 6.82 4.14 19.83 8.35
48 West Texas A&M BIAA 8.68 -4.67 4.01 25.30 21.84
49 Arkansas SWC -0.69 4.52 3.83 22.04 8.22
50 Missouri Big 7 1.52 2.26 3.78 21.32 13.44
51 Marquette Ind 1.97 1.60 3.57 26.32 14.48
52 Duke Southern 0.44 3.09 3.53 21.96 12.40
53 Purdue Western 5.31 -2.04 3.27 26.36 16.55
54 Drake MVC 3.49 -0.28 3.21 22.31 15.91
55 Mississippi SEC 2.23 0.95 3.17 25.45 13.97
56 Yale Ind -2.42 5.58 3.16 15.42 12.00
57 Detroit Mercy MVC -0.02 2.89 2.87 20.51 12.97
58 Vanderbilt SEC 3.88 -1.37 2.51 25.63 18.07
59 Minnesota Western -4.56 7.04 2.48 16.68 10.03
60 Southern California PCC 0.34 1.72 2.06 20.68 14.21
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
61 Georgia Tech SEC 1.97 0.06 2.03 22.67 15.02
62 Fordham Ind 2.57 -0.75 1.82 17.60 17.25
63 Arizona State BIAA 3.33 -1.58 1.75 26.74 20.55
64 North Carolina Southern -4.20 5.41 1.22 17.18 10.03
65 Colorado State Skyline 0.46 0.56 1.02 19.02 16.39
66 Columbia Ind 0.60 0.28 0.88 20.77 17.25
67 Colgate Ind 4.66 -4.14 0.52 23.64 21.27
68 Washington State PCC 0.03 0.22 0.25 21.64 18.06
69 Syracuse Ind -1.70 1.88 0.17 17.72 15.30
70 Oregon State PCC -1.41 1.55 0.14 19.32 14.11
71 South Carolina Southern -3.14 3.08 -0.06 16.59 11.25
72 Texas Tech BIAA -0.19 -0.05 -0.24 23.31 15.29
73 Dartmouth Ind -1.67 1.28 -0.39 17.22 13.33
74 Hardin-Simmons BIAA 2.04 -2.44 -0.40 22.95 18.06
75 Iowa State Big 7 -0.50 0.04 -0.45 18.65 14.85
76 Florida SEC 0.11 -1.03 -0.92 19.14 16.84
77 Holy Cross Ind 6.15 -7.12 -0.96 24.58 22.34
78 Oklahoma State MVC -1.68 0.59 -1.08 19.77 17.88
79 Penn State Ind -2.01 0.86 -1.15 16.50 15.95
80 Santa Clara Ind -1.06 -0.39 -1.45 21.17 14.39
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
81 Villanova Ind -0.01 -1.47 -1.48 19.49 16.30
82 Temple Ind -3.94 1.01 -2.93 14.12 17.84
83 George Washington Southern -2.60 -0.52 -3.12 15.60 16.60
84 Virginia Military Institute Southern -3.40 -0.08 -3.48 13.77 18.11
85 Texas-El Paso BIAA 0.74 -4.51 -3.76 20.87 26.05
86 Rutgers Ind 2.25 -6.06 -3.81 20.06 21.75
87 Pittsburgh Ind -3.29 -1.05 -4.34 17.29 16.05
88 Houston Ind 1.03 -5.51 -4.49 18.51 20.96
89 Montana Ind -3.19 -1.97 -5.17 17.41 19.08
90 Idaho PCC 1.35 -7.01 -5.66 19.55 21.33
91 North Carolina State Southern -9.38 3.52 -5.86 5.91 12.65
92 Utah Skyline 1.26 -7.25 -5.99 21.58 24.99
93 Arizona BIAA 0.97 -7.13 -6.16 19.47 23.00
94 Wichita State MVC -1.13 -5.65 -6.78 15.62 26.30
95 Georgetown Ind -4.27 -2.63 -6.89 15.65 18.42
96 Saint Mary's (CA) Ind -5.92 -1.06 -6.98 13.94 20.10
97 Citadel Southern -9.03 1.68 -7.35 11.98 14.88
98 Denver Skyline -5.12 -2.24 -7.37 19.52 20.16
99 Oregon PCC -5.51 -1.98 -7.49 14.59 17.41
100 William & Mary Southern -3.56 -4.28 -7.83 17.80 24.04
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
101 Boston University Ind -2.84 -5.75 -8.59 14.66 24.87
102 West Virginia Southern -4.45 -5.85 -10.30 14.77 26.22
103 Davidson Southern -3.95 -6.88 -10.83 16.44 28.49
104 Bradley MVC -1.89 -9.09 -10.99 15.77 31.25
105 Kansas State Big 7 -9.14 -2.57 -11.71 13.14 26.37
106 Harvard Ind -4.77 -7.00 -11.77 14.10 26.42
107 Brown Ind -4.16 -7.64 -11.80 16.29 26.50
108 Boston College Ind -7.78 -4.48 -12.27 12.76 23.00
109 Furman Southern -7.04 -5.72 -12.75 11.49 25.51
110 Brigham Young Skyline -3.24 -10.27 -13.52 11.07 31.10
111 Duquesne Ind -1.74 -12.75 -14.48 14.74 31.29
112 Auburn SEC -13.02 -2.70 -15.71 6.10 20.91
113 New Mexico BIAA -9.37 -7.44 -16.81 12.13 31.86
114 Nevada Ind -7.41 -10.13 -17.54 10.44 33.62
115 New York University Ind -15.03 -4.25 -19.28 4.76 27.46
116 Richmond Southern -11.25 -8.27 -19.52 5.27 36.22
117 Utah State Skyline -10.69 -10.44 -21.13 5.89 34.03
118 New Mexico State BIAA -13.13 -8.72 -21.85 -0.22 32.08
119 Northern Arizona BIAA -11.09 -13.95 -25.05 2.65 47.13
120 Virginia Tech Southern -11.18 -14.95 -26.12 6.48 44.60