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1996 School Ratings

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National Champion: Florida (AP, FWAA, NFF, USA-CNN)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Danny Wuerffel (Florida)
FWAA Coach of the Year Award: Bruce Snyder (Arizona State)

AP Preseason #1: Nebraska ▪ AP Final #1: Florida

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.

111 Schools

SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
1 Florida SEC (East) 15.69 7.91 23.60 52.02 14.61
2 Ohio State Big Ten 6.61 15.84 22.45 42.63 6.00
3 Nebraska Big 12 (North) 6.35 15.87 22.22 46.13 6.38
4 Florida State ACC 9.20 12.34 21.54 41.16 10.25
5 Arizona State Pac-10 12.70 7.22 19.92 44.35 13.68
6 North Carolina ACC 3.94 13.62 17.55 32.99 9.73
7 Colorado Big 12 (North) 7.66 9.50 17.16 33.89 11.57
8 Syracuse Big East 9.40 7.59 16.99 37.69 16.46
9 Penn State Big Ten 6.51 10.47 16.97 35.41 12.25
10 Tennessee SEC (East) 7.56 8.56 16.12 39.83 14.95
11 Notre Dame Ind 7.59 8.48 16.07 40.61 13.65
12 Washington Pac-10 7.85 7.17 15.02 37.01 15.03
13 Virginia Tech Big East 6.21 7.64 13.84 32.28 16.25
14 Brigham Young WAC (Mountain) 9.43 4.22 13.65 36.77 20.06
15 Iowa Big Ten 6.18 7.48 13.65 32.15 15.03
16 Kansas State Big 12 (North) 1.50 11.63 13.13 30.40 11.28
17 Michigan Big Ten 1.29 11.75 13.03 28.26 9.96
18 Alabama SEC (West) 3.41 9.10 12.51 28.25 13.18
19 Miami (FL) Big East 4.73 6.47 11.20 33.00 17.71
20 Virginia ACC 2.85 8.19 11.03 30.73 14.84
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
21 Texas Big 12 (South) 8.92 1.73 10.65 38.73 18.75
22 Louisiana State SEC (West) 2.78 7.48 10.25 30.33 17.80
23 Auburn SEC (West) 7.73 1.93 9.66 35.70 22.77
24 Texas Tech Big 12 (South) 2.20 7.30 9.50 29.74 14.52
25 Southern Mississippi CUSA 4.75 4.48 9.23 29.38 21.53
26 Wisconsin Big Ten 3.64 5.36 8.99 30.78 17.53
27 West Virginia Big East -1.57 10.45 8.88 23.55 13.12
28 Northwestern Big Ten 7.78 0.97 8.75 31.36 21.63
29 Michigan State Big Ten 7.18 1.48 8.66 36.42 23.11
30 Army Ind 6.54 1.96 8.49 29.97 22.20
31 Southern California Pac-10 2.47 5.76 8.23 31.24 15.53
32 East Carolina Ind 5.19 2.98 8.17 29.40 21.10
33 UCLA Pac-10 7.07 -0.96 6.12 35.41 22.83
34 Stanford Pac-10 -3.77 9.82 6.05 22.27 13.06
35 Wyoming WAC (Pacific) 6.92 -1.00 5.92 33.40 25.13
36 Texas A&M Big 12 (South) 0.61 5.04 5.65 30.28 18.54
37 Air Force WAC (Pacific) 2.17 3.08 5.24 29.05 19.61
38 South Carolina SEC (East) 2.05 3.09 5.14 26.62 19.30
39 Georgia SEC (East) 1.72 3.11 4.83 26.22 20.15
40 Arizona Pac-10 2.32 2.48 4.80 30.23 20.31
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
41 Oregon Pac-10 9.96 -5.51 4.46 36.34 27.42
42 Navy Ind 7.52 -3.35 4.17 31.85 27.75
43 Rice WAC (Mountain) 2.19 1.69 3.88 29.56 28.18
44 San Diego State WAC (Pacific) 7.87 -4.10 3.76 33.10 28.41
45 Houston CUSA 8.76 -5.08 3.68 33.12 28.88
46 Clemson ACC -2.30 5.21 2.90 22.21 19.90
47 Colorado State WAC (Pacific) 4.73 -1.86 2.87 29.34 27.46
48 Georgia Tech ACC -2.35 4.13 1.78 22.03 20.63
49 Nevada Big West 4.16 -2.67 1.49 32.52 28.57
50 Washington State Pac-10 3.96 -2.54 1.41 30.45 25.28
51 California Pac-10 7.99 -6.75 1.23 32.97 28.93
52 Cincinnati CUSA -1.72 2.77 1.05 22.10 22.34
53 Kansas Big 12 (North) 4.10 -3.24 0.87 31.48 28.16
54 Mississippi State SEC (West) -1.55 2.31 0.76 24.81 22.58
55 Louisville CUSA -4.71 4.97 0.27 19.08 18.52
56 Utah WAC (Mountain) 1.31 -1.14 0.17 25.21 26.90
57 Minnesota Big Ten 2.66 -2.70 -0.04 26.86 27.30
58 Purdue Big Ten -1.26 1.17 -0.09 24.52 22.83
59 Indiana Big Ten 1.78 -2.28 -0.50 27.55 23.92
60 Arkansas SEC (West) -5.22 4.44 -0.78 18.72 20.75
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
61 Missouri Big 12 (North) 5.10 -6.22 -1.12 30.57 30.75
62 Boston College Big East 2.18 -4.25 -2.07 24.50 29.42
63 Baylor Big 12 (South) -0.67 -1.43 -2.10 25.38 25.17
64 New Mexico WAC (Mountain) 2.71 -4.90 -2.19 25.94 29.37
65 Tulane CUSA -2.58 0.20 -2.38 22.24 23.14
66 Southern Methodist WAC (Mountain) -3.66 1.19 -2.48 20.62 24.16
67 Memphis CUSA -8.94 6.09 -2.85 14.95 17.08
68 Mississippi SEC (West) -3.66 0.73 -2.93 20.22 26.34
69 Miami (OH) MAC -6.79 3.77 -3.03 20.24 21.52
70 Kentucky SEC (East) -6.02 2.71 -3.31 19.33 26.32
71 Iowa State Big 12 (North) 7.18 -10.54 -3.36 32.58 32.24
72 Ball State MAC -5.54 2.13 -3.41 18.46 22.07
73 Vanderbilt SEC (East) -8.72 5.30 -3.42 15.96 18.35
74 Oklahoma State Big 12 (South) -3.08 -0.41 -3.50 21.70 27.30
75 Maryland ACC -7.28 3.57 -3.71 18.53 23.03
76 Pittsburgh Big East -3.51 -0.43 -3.94 21.20 35.30
77 North Carolina State ACC 4.84 -9.09 -4.25 29.78 36.13
78 Illinois Big Ten -3.13 -1.38 -4.52 23.51 29.60
79 Utah State Big West 2.52 -7.44 -4.92 26.10 34.16
80 Oklahoma Big 12 (South) 2.10 -7.19 -5.10 27.11 31.66
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
81 Louisiana-Lafayette Ind 3.90 -9.24 -5.34 27.82 35.31
82 Ohio MAC -4.11 -1.99 -6.09 21.31 26.97
83 Louisiana Tech Ind 2.36 -8.60 -6.24 26.37 36.00
84 Fresno State WAC (Pacific) -4.85 -3.00 -7.85 18.95 31.00
85 Tulsa WAC (Mountain) -2.50 -5.41 -7.92 21.38 30.62
86 Central Florida Ind -2.62 -5.34 -7.97 21.80 31.02
87 Idaho Big West 0.77 -8.86 -8.09 25.28 34.05
88 Alabama-Birmingham Ind -4.89 -5.30 -10.19 19.14 30.82
89 Texas Christian WAC (Mountain) -7.92 -2.40 -10.32 15.71 27.93
90 Rutgers Big East -9.48 -0.98 -10.47 14.50 32.04
91 Wake Forest ACC -7.85 -2.87 -10.72 15.61 33.09
92 Temple Big East -1.24 -9.63 -10.87 22.02 35.38
93 Toledo MAC -7.94 -3.15 -11.08 14.39 30.97
94 Central Michigan MAC 2.79 -14.40 -11.61 25.92 40.46
95 Oregon State Pac-10 -6.23 -5.81 -12.04 21.14 32.42
96 Arkansas State Ind -4.92 -7.50 -12.42 18.32 37.19
97 North Texas Big West -12.45 -0.22 -12.67 9.84 29.58
98 Duke ACC -6.08 -6.69 -12.77 18.46 32.10
99 Bowling Green State MAC -11.62 -1.68 -13.30 10.57 27.89
100 Louisiana-Monroe Ind -7.36 -6.62 -13.98 14.22 36.64
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
101 Eastern Michigan MAC -10.25 -3.86 -14.11 13.98 30.33
102 Nevada-Las Vegas WAC (Pacific) -0.95 -13.34 -14.29 22.36 44.24
103 San Jose State WAC (Pacific) -6.57 -8.03 -14.59 16.73 36.90
104 Akron MAC -12.62 -4.07 -16.69 9.22 31.36
105 Hawaii WAC (Pacific) -13.68 -3.09 -16.77 9.66 35.84
106 Texas-El Paso WAC (Mountain) -11.03 -6.68 -17.71 12.36 32.03
107 Western Michigan MAC -10.95 -8.09 -19.04 13.75 34.92
108 Kent State MAC -4.41 -17.65 -22.06 18.12 52.17
109 New Mexico State Big West -14.30 -7.95 -22.25 9.52 40.03
110 Boise State Big West -9.00 -13.78 -22.78 12.39 44.08
111 Northern Illinois Ind -12.03 -13.56 -25.59 10.28 42.82