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2001 School Ratings

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National Champion: Miami (FL) (AP, BCS, FWAA, NFF, USA-ESPN)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Eric Crouch (Nebraska)
Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award: Ralph Friedgen (Maryland)

AP Preseason #1: Florida ▪ AP Final #1: Miami (FL)

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.

117 Schools

SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
1 Miami (FL) Big East 9.65 16.52 26.17 47.54 7.18 8.74 4.79 6.03 2.63 7.70 3.10
2 Florida SEC (East) 11.19 12.19 23.38 48.67 12.16 9.79 4.94 4.94 2.62 8.30 3.29
3 Tennessee SEC (East) 10.03 9.19 19.22 37.80 14.56 8.79 5.87 4.90 1.89 6.98 3.43
4 Texas Big 12 (South) 8.59 10.07 18.67 41.63 14.00 7.83 4.59 4.53 2.57 6.50 3.04
5 Oregon Pac-10 9.08 7.83 16.92 36.46 17.33 8.44 6.22 5.80 3.01 7.30 4.39
6 Nebraska Big 12 (North) 7.72 8.76 16.48 40.41 14.77 8.66 5.14 6.32 2.92 7.23 3.56
7 Oklahoma Big 12 (South) 3.61 11.78 15.39 33.84 11.38 6.58 5.54 4.16 2.20 5.96 3.34
8 Louisiana State SEC (West) 6.86 7.47 14.33 34.70 17.48 9.09 6.59 4.65 3.03 7.17 4.44
9 Syracuse Big East 3.56 9.98 13.54 31.99 15.27 8.32 5.93 4.67 3.94 6.14 4.37
10 Colorado Big 12 (North) 9.95 3.49 13.44 37.22 19.98 8.78 5.91 5.42 3.17 7.02 4.17
11 Florida State ACC 9.71 3.08 12.79 39.28 20.01 9.84 6.22 5.01 3.02 7.48 4.07
12 Illinois Big Ten 9.52 3.19 12.71 36.27 21.63 8.21 5.55 4.20 3.50 6.42 4.07
13 Michigan Big Ten 4.25 8.40 12.65 31.38 15.68 7.06 5.02 4.21 2.23 5.95 3.20
14 South Carolina SEC (East) 3.48 8.88 12.36 29.83 16.21 6.90 5.56 5.33 3.20 6.32 3.71
15 UCLA Pac-10 4.42 7.90 12.32 32.26 16.64 8.88 5.12 4.71 2.92 6.64 3.60
16 Virginia Tech Big East 2.59 9.57 12.16 34.83 14.11 7.19 5.09 4.76 1.84 6.14 2.90
17 Stanford Pac-10 12.28 -0.14 12.13 38.32 24.73 8.84 5.99 5.01 3.06 6.86 4.33
18 Washington State Pac-10 7.50 4.59 12.09 33.78 20.61 8.72 5.89 3.95 3.61 6.54 4.35
19 Georgia SEC (East) 3.46 8.06 11.51 29.98 16.14 8.69 6.18 4.66 2.51 6.94 3.86
20 Maryland ACC 6.15 4.63 10.78 36.19 20.33 7.29 6.26 5.13 2.41 6.46 3.83
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
21 Boston College Big East 4.50 5.78 10.27 31.26 17.83 7.44 6.13 5.86 2.87 6.92 3.82
22 Iowa Big Ten 5.21 4.75 9.96 35.98 18.42 8.87 6.30 4.71 2.52 6.83 3.68
23 Fresno State WAC 9.01 0.90 9.90 37.69 24.49 8.97 6.43 4.23 2.79 7.03 4.14
24 Alabama SEC (West) 3.58 6.07 9.66 30.91 17.38 8.34 7.18 5.83 2.71 7.16 4.47
25 Kansas State Big 12 (North) -0.34 9.97 9.63 32.15 13.34 6.87 5.41 5.09 2.38 6.09 3.36
26 Southern California Pac-10 -0.34 9.25 8.92 27.72 13.81 7.91 5.36 3.43 3.19 5.90 3.74
27 Ohio State Big Ten 2.92 5.64 8.56 29.68 17.93 8.40 6.26 4.67 2.98 6.30 4.01
28 Texas Tech Big 12 (South) 7.13 1.44 8.56 38.14 22.06 7.19 5.78 4.39 3.90 6.81 4.33
29 Louisville CUSA -0.12 8.61 8.49 26.63 16.87 7.61 6.29 3.35 3.23 5.88 4.04
30 Arkansas SEC (West) 5.25 3.16 8.40 30.60 21.13 6.63 6.46 4.80 3.37 5.80 4.30
31 Brigham Young MWC 14.02 -6.06 7.96 42.12 32.11 8.43 7.28 5.81 4.77 7.60 5.35
32 Utah MWC 0.38 7.49 7.86 27.63 16.43 7.09 6.09 5.09 2.86 6.26 3.92
33 North Carolina ACC 0.34 7.18 7.52 29.22 17.22 8.43 4.95 3.93 3.05 6.29 3.50
34 Georgia Tech ACC 3.10 4.00 7.10 32.53 20.06 8.14 6.08 3.80 2.87 6.22 4.03
35 Washington Pac-10 5.66 1.40 7.07 32.60 25.06 8.86 6.44 3.71 3.78 6.52 4.44
36 North Carolina State ACC 2.16 4.22 6.38 28.35 19.94 7.37 6.68 4.06 2.93 6.24 4.14
37 Marshall MAC (East) 11.12 -4.80 6.32 36.09 31.08 8.21 7.35 4.88 4.40 7.30 5.04
38 Pittsburgh Big East 0.97 5.34 6.31 29.36 19.90 7.58 5.76 4.30 2.47 6.29 3.49
39 Michigan State Big Ten 5.84 0.43 6.26 34.44 23.11 9.12 5.87 4.27 3.89 6.85 4.28
40 Notre Dame Ind -1.50 7.50 6.00 25.84 16.02 5.91 6.43 4.89 2.92 5.60 3.95
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
41 Texas A&M Big 12 (South) -1.69 7.65 5.96 24.67 15.85 6.42 5.39 3.90 2.76 5.52 3.44
42 Mississippi SEC (West) 10.03 -4.38 5.64 36.43 29.66 6.78 6.12 4.20 4.43 5.97 4.60
43 Penn State Big Ten 1.95 3.26 5.21 28.62 19.60 7.74 7.08 4.21 3.85 6.34 4.68
44 Auburn SEC (West) -0.29 5.24 4.95 25.57 19.23 8.02 6.01 4.35 3.43 6.25 4.17
45 Bowling Green State MAC (East) 0.77 3.82 4.58 27.30 21.60 6.37 7.69 3.91 2.11 5.48 4.24
46 Hawaii WAC 8.24 -3.77 4.47 34.43 28.96 7.45 6.70 3.18 3.71 6.62 4.59
47 Clemson ACC 6.07 -1.73 4.34 32.32 26.60 7.47 6.90 4.86 3.71 6.44 4.50
48 Indiana Big Ten 3.11 1.04 4.15 32.41 23.05 7.42 6.82 6.18 3.47 7.00 4.61
49 Iowa State Big 12 (North) -1.32 5.44 4.12 28.86 19.76 7.63 6.02 4.83 4.12 6.34 4.52
50 Toledo MAC (West) 5.18 -1.97 3.21 30.52 28.89 7.01 7.28 4.75 2.88 6.21 4.46
51 Oregon State Pac-10 -0.80 3.97 3.16 26.16 20.93 7.82 5.00 3.88 3.56 6.06 3.69
52 Purdue Big Ten -2.66 5.61 2.95 24.35 18.79 6.00 5.92 3.27 2.44 5.06 3.52
53 Wisconsin Big Ten 3.53 -0.62 2.91 30.17 24.75 8.25 6.50 4.71 3.54 6.48 4.28
54 East Carolina CUSA 9.40 -6.82 2.59 34.79 30.92 7.85 7.34 5.57 3.14 7.01 4.43
55 Colorado State MWC -0.68 2.59 1.91 24.87 22.38 6.43 7.09 4.94 4.24 5.87 4.97
56 Mississippi State SEC (West) -4.84 6.49 1.65 21.71 20.48 7.06 6.90 4.03 3.15 5.88 4.16
57 Boise State WAC -0.83 2.44 1.61 28.31 24.18 8.51 6.76 3.84 3.18 6.32 4.36
58 South Florida Ind 2.16 -0.60 1.56 29.65 27.13 5.67 6.99 4.13 3.13 5.63 4.47
59 Arizona State Pac-10 6.94 -5.68 1.25 35.90 31.21 8.84 6.72 4.85 3.43 7.01 4.56
60 Central Florida Ind -4.33 5.44 1.11 27.16 20.63 8.13 6.59 3.54 3.43 6.62 4.35
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
61 Southern Mississippi CUSA -6.39 7.23 0.84 24.41 17.75 6.92 5.95 3.04 2.83 5.41 3.80
62 Wake Forest ACC 2.25 -2.02 0.24 26.85 26.35 7.51 7.57 4.52 3.40 5.80 4.75
63 Oklahoma State Big 12 (South) -0.33 0.20 -0.13 25.67 22.87 7.06 6.67 3.25 3.20 5.54 4.24
64 New Mexico MWC -1.82 1.21 -0.60 24.99 23.15 6.11 6.90 4.08 2.01 5.37 3.88
65 Minnesota Big Ten -0.65 -0.05 -0.70 29.37 25.27 7.66 6.94 5.80 4.45 6.99 5.03
66 West Virginia Big East -3.34 2.51 -0.82 26.83 22.90 5.69 6.20 4.99 3.32 5.74 3.99
67 Louisiana Tech WAC 7.46 -8.41 -0.95 32.17 34.30 7.03 6.64 3.85 4.25 6.27 4.87
68 Northwestern Big Ten 4.82 -5.83 -1.01 32.50 31.52 6.86 7.13 4.70 3.93 6.14 4.90
69 Kentucky SEC (East) 2.41 -3.56 -1.15 29.07 28.94 7.30 7.83 4.86 3.85 6.79 5.15
70 Miami (OH) MAC (East) 0.45 -1.61 -1.16 25.75 26.65 7.85 6.65 3.88 3.63 6.27 4.41
71 Nevada-Las Vegas MWC -2.08 0.84 -1.23 23.99 24.07 6.53 5.62 4.83 3.15 5.76 3.82
72 Arizona Pac-10 3.74 -5.08 -1.33 29.55 32.28 7.95 6.28 4.59 3.21 6.57 4.22
73 Missouri Big 12 (North) -0.86 -1.00 -1.86 25.58 27.05 5.76 7.50 5.24 3.91 5.90 4.81
74 Virginia ACC -1.97 0.07 -1.91 23.23 24.81 6.74 7.21 4.03 3.95 5.97 4.75
75 Alabama-Birmingham CUSA -5.88 3.72 -2.15 21.95 20.46 5.68 5.87 3.98 1.93 5.04 3.44
76 Cincinnati CUSA -0.07 -2.17 -2.24 24.44 27.62 7.68 7.34 3.96 4.65 6.13 5.23
77 Middle Tennessee State Sun Belt 2.90 -5.22 -2.32 29.72 32.32 7.74 7.79 5.48 4.12 6.91 5.31
78 Memphis CUSA 0.04 -3.14 -3.09 26.99 27.47 6.49 6.65 4.25 3.80 5.68 4.57
79 Northern Illinois MAC (West) -0.79 -2.89 -3.67 23.74 28.92 5.98 7.61 3.47 3.55 5.04 4.77
80 Texas Christian CUSA -2.07 -1.72 -3.79 23.31 26.42 7.34 8.04 3.54 2.58 5.62 4.64
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
81 Western Michigan MAC (West) -3.73 -0.46 -4.19 23.02 26.86 6.44 7.30 3.60 4.06 5.70 4.82
82 Troy Ind -3.59 -0.73 -4.32 20.43 28.02 6.67 7.73 3.12 3.60 5.21 4.73
83 Rice WAC -1.79 -2.56 -4.35 22.12 29.33 7.17 7.91 4.37 3.62 5.43 5.15
84 Temple Big East -6.22 1.59 -4.63 21.05 26.51 5.69 6.57 3.81 2.97 5.14 4.15
85 Kent State MAC (East) -5.12 -0.30 -5.42 20.13 28.15 5.43 6.86 5.60 4.05 6.04 4.72
86 Kansas Big 12 (North) -4.62 -1.27 -5.89 21.96 31.62 6.56 6.37 3.53 4.22 5.16 4.59
87 Air Force MWC 0.64 -6.94 -6.30 27.19 34.36 5.80 8.38 5.25 4.86 5.76 5.86
88 Baylor Big 12 (South) -5.35 -1.50 -6.84 22.72 31.33 5.97 7.77 3.25 3.62 5.13 4.91
89 Vanderbilt SEC (East) -3.05 -4.05 -7.10 22.87 32.95 7.33 8.81 4.53 4.07 6.35 5.49
90 California Pac-10 -4.69 -3.68 -8.37 21.07 34.09 6.81 8.10 3.81 3.39 5.66 5.08
91 Utah State Ind 3.41 -11.80 -8.39 27.42 38.19 6.68 7.62 4.43 4.53 6.16 5.41
92 Southern Methodist WAC -7.98 -0.94 -8.92 16.95 27.59 5.34 6.10 3.88 3.28 4.92 3.95
93 Akron MAC (East) 0.61 -9.68 -9.08 25.57 36.11 6.82 9.24 4.35 4.53 5.78 6.01
94 North Texas Sun Belt -7.10 -2.02 -9.11 18.78 27.93 6.35 7.35 3.95 3.74 5.15 4.83
95 Ball State MAC (West) -3.70 -5.55 -9.24 20.20 32.20 5.90 7.22 3.67 4.35 5.01 5.11
96 Tulane CUSA 1.87 -11.51 -9.64 28.55 42.41 6.44 7.64 4.34 5.13 6.09 5.56
97 San Diego State MWC -11.42 1.65 -9.77 15.33 25.82 5.78 6.92 4.07 2.89 5.24 4.16
98 Nevada WAC -2.09 -7.83 -9.92 23.12 38.26 6.92 9.18 4.90 5.15 6.27 6.24
99 New Mexico State Sun Belt -3.70 -6.48 -10.18 21.56 37.50 6.52 7.67 4.86 4.48 5.88 5.37
100 San Jose State WAC -3.84 -6.82 -10.66 22.49 36.43 7.84 8.54 4.35 4.87 6.49 5.95
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
101 Rutgers Big East -11.96 -1.07 -13.02 13.37 36.73 5.50 7.73 3.25 5.00 4.61 5.65
102 Ohio MAC (East) -9.39 -3.83 -13.22 17.11 30.41 5.42 8.43 4.96 4.09 5.43 5.33
103 Wyoming MWC -4.95 -8.80 -13.75 19.89 35.25 7.17 7.95 3.16 4.80 5.79 5.65
104 Central Michigan MAC (West) -5.80 -9.20 -15.00 19.00 35.24 5.03 8.18 4.33 4.73 5.15 5.57
105 Army CUSA -8.69 -6.71 -15.40 16.94 35.45 5.50 8.45 4.39 3.60 5.48 5.15
106 Navy Ind -8.20 -7.48 -15.68 16.14 36.06 5.86 10.48 4.24 4.32 5.15 5.91
107 Duke ACC -5.40 -11.17 -16.57 21.40 41.65 6.36 7.57 3.61 5.03 5.42 5.64
108 Buffalo MAC (East) -13.26 -4.27 -17.53 12.68 32.04 4.57 7.64 3.18 3.96 4.52 4.89
109 Houston CUSA -6.15 -11.67 -17.81 20.36 39.69 6.27 8.33 4.00 4.76 5.80 5.63
110 Texas-El Paso WAC -9.02 -8.83 -17.85 17.53 40.43 6.11 7.18 3.91 4.81 5.34 5.11
111 Tulsa WAC -13.14 -5.80 -18.94 13.65 36.34 5.42 8.05 3.97 5.34 5.21 5.82
112 Louisiana-Lafayette Sun Belt -8.20 -10.88 -19.08 15.60 38.01 5.38 7.97 2.98 4.24 4.91 5.06
113 Connecticut Ind -10.68 -8.98 -19.66 12.80 38.59 4.64 8.47 2.39 4.36 4.05 5.54
114 Idaho Sun Belt -0.38 -20.46 -20.84 23.20 49.85 7.30 9.42 3.54 4.95 6.25 6.33
115 Louisiana-Monroe Sun Belt -15.52 -5.61 -21.13 8.16 35.71 4.72 7.99 2.48 3.54 4.27 4.94
116 Eastern Michigan MAC (West) -11.69 -10.12 -21.81 12.07 38.13 4.40 7.80 3.21 4.25 4.44 5.17
117 Arkansas State Sun Belt -14.52 -7.56 -22.08 8.51 38.00 4.74 8.72 3.70 4.32 4.60 5.42