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1970 School Ratings

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National Champions: Nebraska (AP, FWAA), Texas (NFF, UPI), Ohio State (NFF)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Jim Plunkett (Stanford)
FWAA Coach of the Year Award: Alex Agase (Northwestern)

AP Preseason #1: Ohio State ▪ AP Final #1: Nebraska

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.

123 Schools

SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
1 Texas SWC 17.23 11.06 28.29 47.37 6.05
2 Nebraska Big 8 18.06 9.56 27.63 42.87 8.52
3 Notre Dame Ind 11.63 14.69 26.32 40.88 3.10
4 Tennessee SEC 9.79 14.91 24.70 36.58 3.95
5 Ohio State Big Ten 11.69 12.35 24.04 36.34 5.74
6 Michigan Big Ten 7.25 14.86 22.12 34.57 3.62
7 Auburn SEC 13.44 7.87 21.31 41.50 11.06
8 Arkansas SWC 10.47 10.21 20.68 40.62 9.45
9 Louisiana State SEC 6.15 14.45 20.61 30.95 2.87
10 Stanford Pac-8 9.76 10.68 20.44 35.48 6.28
11 Southern California Pac-8 12.86 6.73 19.60 38.94 9.39
12 Arizona State WAC 11.82 7.15 18.97 36.30 12.72
13 Washington Pac-8 14.60 3.44 18.04 40.80 12.93
14 Dartmouth Ivy 4.27 12.85 17.12 30.14 9.96
15 Oklahoma Big 8 8.63 8.36 16.98 33.71 10.07
16 Colorado Big 8 9.14 6.97 16.11 34.46 10.82
17 UCLA Pac-8 9.01 6.96 15.97 33.24 9.74
18 Houston Ind 7.58 7.90 15.48 29.53 12.13
19 Air Force Ind 12.85 2.34 15.20 35.04 16.64
20 Alabama SEC 11.49 2.96 14.45 34.55 14.68
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
21 Georgia Tech Ind 4.10 9.81 13.91 24.94 8.10
22 Northwestern Big Ten 6.71 7.19 13.90 31.34 9.88
23 Missouri Big 8 6.01 6.92 12.92 29.64 10.37
24 Georgia SEC 5.39 6.85 12.24 28.87 11.06
25 Mississippi SEC 10.05 1.14 11.19 33.10 19.44
26 Texas Tech SWC 2.09 8.94 11.03 24.32 9.34
27 Oregon State Pac-8 3.97 7.00 10.97 26.11 11.84
28 California Pac-8 5.38 5.58 10.95 31.00 13.02
29 Oregon Pac-8 7.96 2.33 10.28 29.97 14.80
30 Tulane Ind 1.16 8.88 10.04 22.46 9.87
31 Kansas State Big 8 1.26 8.52 9.78 23.29 11.27
32 Kansas Big 8 8.47 1.07 9.54 30.09 16.62
33 Penn State Ind 5.54 4.00 9.54 30.68 15.68
34 Wisconsin Big Ten 4.89 4.20 9.09 26.14 13.17
35 Purdue Big Ten 1.24 7.70 8.94 24.43 11.27
36 Toledo MAC 2.39 6.55 8.94 26.25 15.13
37 Florida State Ind 4.75 3.78 8.52 24.77 17.37
38 Iowa State Big 8 6.14 2.19 8.32 28.81 18.27
39 Yale Ivy 0.51 7.46 7.97 20.69 14.17
40 Michigan State Big Ten 3.16 4.39 7.56 26.15 12.96
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
41 North Carolina ACC 7.98 -1.55 6.43 31.46 20.97
42 New Mexico WAC 6.03 0.19 6.22 29.05 20.26
43 Mississippi State SEC 0.35 5.66 6.01 21.51 16.71
44 Southern Methodist SWC 0.32 5.64 5.96 21.60 12.02
45 Rice SWC 0.69 5.14 5.82 22.60 11.75
46 Oklahoma State Big 8 5.69 0.09 5.78 27.54 21.09
47 Florida SEC 3.82 1.95 5.77 24.40 20.22
48 Harvard Ivy 4.91 0.67 5.58 22.95 21.29
49 San Diego State PCAA 2.16 3.21 5.37 26.31 18.38
50 Utah WAC 1.95 3.41 5.36 21.32 15.71
51 Texas Christian SWC 1.31 2.89 4.20 23.56 18.95
52 South Carolina ACC 7.88 -3.75 4.13 29.87 22.45
53 Wake Forest ACC 0.54 3.09 3.64 20.65 18.08
54 Syracuse Ind 3.38 0.13 3.52 25.45 20.25
55 Minnesota Big Ten 1.41 1.83 3.24 25.09 16.44
56 Western Michigan MAC 1.39 1.26 2.65 23.59 19.48
57 Illinois Big Ten 2.83 -0.31 2.53 24.27 22.45
58 Texas A&M SWC 2.39 -0.39 2.01 23.77 20.36
59 Kentucky SEC -3.13 4.26 1.12 18.43 15.14
60 Iowa Big Ten -3.11 4.04 0.93 19.74 21.03
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
61 Duke ACC 3.31 -2.69 0.62 23.29 22.01
62 Princeton Ivy 1.02 -0.46 0.56 19.33 23.30
63 Baylor SWC -1.78 2.09 0.31 20.27 17.23
64 Boston College Ind -2.38 2.38 0.00 24.56 18.94
65 Cornell Ivy 1.40 -1.53 -0.13 18.98 23.75
66 Vanderbilt SEC -2.89 2.76 -0.13 20.77 16.71
67 Arizona WAC -1.01 0.84 -0.17 19.01 17.79
68 Texas-El Paso WAC 3.59 -4.24 -0.65 24.59 25.14
69 West Virginia Ind 1.01 -1.70 -0.69 23.44 23.21
70 Memphis MVC -1.33 0.58 -0.75 19.31 21.58
71 Long Beach State PCAA -1.95 1.08 -0.87 17.87 20.82
72 Pittsburgh Ind 0.94 -2.10 -1.15 20.28 21.45
73 Cincinnati Ind -6.15 4.83 -1.32 15.50 16.15
74 Tulsa MVC -2.77 1.33 -1.44 15.71 20.58
75 Washington State Pac-8 4.75 -7.12 -2.36 28.17 31.79
76 Colorado State WAC -1.95 -1.18 -3.12 17.90 21.11
77 Miami (OH) MAC -6.70 3.45 -3.25 13.96 16.98
78 Utah State Ind 0.52 -3.82 -3.30 20.58 25.94
79 Pennsylvania Ivy -0.06 -3.25 -3.31 18.50 24.96
80 Army Ind -3.17 -0.76 -3.93 17.91 20.53
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
81 Louisville MVC -1.18 -2.95 -4.14 16.51 24.04
82 West Texas A&M Ind -3.27 -1.36 -4.62 16.67 22.06
83 Villanova Ind 0.19 -5.18 -4.99 17.80 27.16
84 Columbia Ivy -1.97 -3.35 -5.32 16.70 28.04
85 San Jose State PCAA -1.28 -4.68 -5.95 20.27 24.96
86 Clemson ACC -3.85 -2.13 -5.98 17.36 25.55
87 Virginia ACC -4.18 -1.89 -6.07 17.35 22.61
88 Navy Ind -6.24 0.12 -6.13 15.06 24.49
89 Virginia Tech Ind -4.61 -1.60 -6.22 14.07 23.44
90 Ohio MAC 1.83 -8.07 -6.24 21.76 31.15
91 New Mexico State Ind 1.94 -9.31 -7.38 24.83 31.43
92 Dayton Ind -6.21 -1.36 -7.57 13.63 22.13
93 Southern Mississippi Ind -1.14 -6.45 -7.59 17.81 28.87
94 Miami (FL) Ind -3.26 -4.62 -7.87 17.13 27.77
95 Brigham Young WAC -7.33 -1.07 -8.40 12.88 22.28
96 Indiana Big Ten -5.77 -2.78 -8.55 15.96 24.59
97 Pacific PCAA -7.54 -1.37 -8.91 10.95 24.05
98 North Carolina State ACC -12.30 3.06 -9.24 8.14 17.92
99 Fresno State PCAA -4.60 -4.85 -9.45 15.85 31.69
100 Maryland ACC -10.90 -0.25 -11.15 9.05 21.11
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
101 Brown Ivy -7.95 -3.38 -11.33 10.27 26.34
102 Wyoming WAC -7.90 -3.54 -11.44 13.22 27.47
103 Furman Southern -5.35 -6.66 -12.01 11.77 29.32
104 North Texas MVC -6.94 -5.32 -12.27 11.14 25.40
105 Rutgers Ind -7.74 -5.02 -12.76 10.50 29.58
106 Bowling Green State MAC -10.36 -2.54 -12.90 10.97 23.28
107 Idaho Ind -3.84 -9.41 -13.26 15.38 33.87
108 Kent State MAC -7.40 -6.08 -13.47 11.69 27.67
109 Marshall Ind -7.90 -6.36 -14.25 11.10 29.54
110 Richmond Southern -5.98 -8.41 -14.39 11.99 31.07
111 Colgate Ind -5.99 -8.84 -14.83 12.34 33.74
112 Citadel Southern -8.32 -6.98 -15.30 13.33 31.35
113 Northern Illinois Ind -6.28 -9.44 -15.72 12.84 33.76
114 William & Mary Southern -5.70 -11.63 -17.33 11.19 34.26
115 East Carolina Southern -12.48 -7.32 -19.80 6.08 30.03
116 California-Santa Barbara PCAA -10.03 -10.34 -20.37 8.44 37.40
117 Buffalo Ind -12.36 -8.40 -20.76 6.07 33.96
118 Wichita State MVC -9.25 -12.70 -21.94 10.99 44.61
119 Davidson Southern -7.43 -17.50 -24.92 11.04 40.24
120 Holy Cross Ind -13.75 -11.59 -25.34 4.67 37.51
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
121 Virginia Military Institute Southern -13.73 -12.06 -25.79 6.00 44.67
122 Xavier Ind -12.37 -16.28 -28.65 6.79 41.03
123 Cal State Los Angeles PCAA -20.35 -10.38 -30.72 -2.97 40.23