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2008 School Ratings

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National Champion: Florida (AP, BCS, FWAA, NFF, USA)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Sam Bradford (Oklahoma)
Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award: Nick Saban (Alabama)

AP Preseason #1: Georgia ▪ 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.

120 Schools

SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
1 Florida SEC (East) 11.01 14.36 25.37 47.79 8.88 8.36 6.34 5.74 4.11 7.15 4.72
2 Oklahoma Big 12 (South) 19.85 4.94 24.79 54.77 16.73 8.71 6.76 4.21 4.06 6.79 4.94
3 Texas Big 12 (South) 11.93 12.05 23.98 44.33 10.54 8.26 7.01 3.51 3.62 6.22 5.00
4 Southern California Pac-10 5.49 16.76 22.24 42.08 5.28 8.48 5.26 4.57 3.37 6.78 3.73
5 Penn State Big Ten 8.19 9.62 17.82 42.91 12.63 7.72 6.97 4.85 3.36 6.56 4.65
6 Alabama SEC (West) 5.57 10.57 16.15 34.46 13.14 6.55 6.63 4.18 3.31 5.50 4.62
7 Texas Tech Big 12 (South) 12.60 2.86 15.46 43.32 21.58 6.75 7.37 4.15 4.87 6.53 5.50
8 Ohio State Big Ten 1.50 12.44 13.94 32.29 10.17 6.76 6.04 4.43 4.22 5.61 4.66
9 Utah MWC 8.13 5.65 13.79 37.05 18.41 6.46 7.33 3.44 4.00 5.38 5.12
10 Texas Christian MWC 0.40 13.07 13.47 33.18 10.35 5.67 6.70 3.58 2.70 4.91 4.14
11 Missouri Big 12 (North) 9.73 3.39 13.11 43.59 20.77 7.18 7.14 4.55 4.08 6.56 5.21
12 Oklahoma State Big 12 (South) 11.55 1.54 13.09 41.14 20.90 8.80 7.16 4.87 4.97 6.73 5.53
13 Boise State WAC 2.11 10.72 12.83 34.12 13.86 7.40 6.84 3.45 4.34 5.95 4.89
14 Oregon Pac-10 14.70 -2.32 12.39 45.98 24.72 6.96 7.06 5.56 3.82 6.69 4.98
15 Mississippi SEC (West) 6.42 5.69 12.11 35.73 17.66 7.73 7.84 4.07 3.46 5.97 5.17
16 Georgia SEC (East) 10.25 1.35 11.60 37.15 23.60 8.43 7.60 4.32 4.45 6.77 5.46
17 Iowa Big Ten 0.60 10.51 11.11 31.98 12.03 6.45 6.42 4.37 4.03 5.60 4.81
18 Nebraska Big 12 (North) 10.43 0.49 10.92 38.02 24.44 7.79 8.61 3.86 4.68 6.22 5.86
19 Florida State ACC (Atlantic) 6.11 4.56 10.67 36.98 19.87 5.64 7.39 4.31 4.60 5.35 5.40
20 California Pac-10 4.33 6.10 10.43 35.90 16.86 5.79 6.42 4.91 3.97 5.85 4.57
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
21 Oregon State Pac-10 5.93 4.33 10.26 34.83 18.03 6.97 7.15 3.88 4.45 5.86 5.08
22 Kansas Big 12 (North) 8.38 0.85 9.23 34.79 23.16 6.81 7.27 3.21 4.88 5.62 5.64
23 Arizona Pac-10 7.42 1.79 9.21 37.93 19.88 7.19 6.78 3.34 4.83 5.64 5.20
24 Pittsburgh Big East 4.79 4.08 8.87 31.05 19.70 5.98 7.33 3.20 4.03 4.91 5.09
25 Virginia Tech ACC (Coastal) 0.49 7.66 8.14 25.16 16.44 5.20 8.51 3.39 4.10 4.33 5.52
26 Michigan State Big Ten 2.23 5.70 7.92 28.94 18.56 6.41 7.37 2.95 4.40 4.92 5.34
27 North Carolina ACC (Coastal) 5.54 2.36 7.90 31.73 21.66 6.95 7.74 3.11 4.45 5.16 5.55
28 Wake Forest ACC (Atlantic) -0.27 7.71 7.45 25.99 15.85 5.52 6.93 2.69 4.01 4.34 5.02
29 West Virginia Big East 1.67 5.42 7.09 26.83 18.71 5.34 7.45 4.85 4.54 5.47 5.40
30 Tulsa CUSA (West) 12.09 -5.03 7.06 42.89 30.84 8.22 9.35 4.29 5.09 6.39 6.40
31 Clemson ACC (Atlantic) 0.67 6.30 6.97 28.14 17.18 5.99 6.51 2.93 4.65 4.88 5.07
32 Georgia Tech ACC (Coastal) 1.72 5.06 6.78 26.42 19.90 6.71 7.43 5.09 4.67 5.73 5.50
33 Boston College ACC (Atlantic) 1.70 5.02 6.72 28.83 19.29 4.54 7.14 3.35 3.71 4.39 4.98
34 Rutgers Big East 1.02 5.33 6.35 29.84 19.77 7.16 9.17 3.21 4.29 5.70 5.89
35 Ball State MAC (West) 3.12 3.14 6.26 29.88 22.18 6.97 7.68 3.67 5.45 5.72 5.97
36 Cincinnati Big East 1.18 4.85 6.03 26.46 19.75 6.14 7.38 3.03 4.06 5.19 5.15
37 Louisiana State SEC (West) 6.00 -0.09 5.91 33.03 23.75 5.88 7.51 3.82 4.04 5.19 5.30
38 South Carolina SEC (East) -1.89 7.10 5.21 25.03 18.37 5.52 7.12 2.55 4.17 4.58 4.91
39 Brigham Young MWC 4.87 0.09 4.96 33.41 24.10 7.06 8.22 3.26 5.02 5.93 5.97
40 Miami (FL) ACC (Coastal) 4.45 0.40 4.85 31.34 22.55 5.28 7.61 3.51 4.77 4.89 5.51
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
41 Northwestern Big Ten 0.48 4.33 4.82 26.28 19.30 5.21 7.03 3.23 4.31 4.67 5.17
42 Connecticut Big East 0.48 4.20 4.67 26.78 19.99 4.32 7.09 4.58 4.27 4.92 5.05
43 Vanderbilt SEC (East) -1.32 5.79 4.48 24.02 17.47 4.22 7.38 3.37 4.70 4.16 5.33
44 South Florida Big East 0.22 4.23 4.45 28.30 21.05 6.48 8.16 3.53 3.72 5.31 5.22
45 Rice CUSA (West) 10.87 -6.95 3.92 39.19 33.46 6.52 8.78 3.02 6.11 5.54 6.69
46 Kentucky SEC (East) -0.85 4.40 3.55 25.63 22.03 4.51 8.18 3.33 4.70 4.40 5.69
47 Navy Ind 3.48 0.05 3.53 30.07 24.57 7.21 9.46 4.72 5.19 5.31 6.43
48 Notre Dame Ind 0.16 2.83 2.99 26.81 20.82 6.23 7.06 2.65 4.81 5.02 5.47
49 Illinois Big Ten 4.23 -1.28 2.96 31.23 23.85 7.37 7.78 4.02 4.37 6.01 5.34
50 Maryland ACC (Atlantic) -1.22 4.18 2.96 23.84 21.26 5.61 7.99 3.84 4.78 5.16 5.76
51 Baylor Big 12 (South) 1.92 0.67 2.59 29.74 22.04 6.54 7.45 4.26 4.25 5.55 5.20
52 Air Force MWC 0.48 2.08 2.55 25.70 22.52 6.21 8.27 3.62 4.47 4.40 5.47
53 Nevada WAC 8.96 -6.72 2.25 34.77 33.45 6.00 9.08 4.92 4.29 5.95 6.32
54 Houston CUSA (West) 8.88 -6.67 2.21 37.36 30.83 6.67 8.21 3.92 5.19 6.32 5.97
55 Wisconsin Big Ten 2.63 -0.81 1.82 29.45 24.54 6.39 7.25 4.32 4.36 5.54 5.26
56 Tennessee SEC (East) -4.20 5.84 1.64 22.49 17.16 5.07 7.12 3.19 3.46 4.49 4.57
57 Arizona State Pac-10 -2.27 3.89 1.62 24.02 18.81 6.09 6.71 2.15 4.16 4.74 4.86
58 East Carolina CUSA (East) -1.53 3.12 1.58 23.18 21.39 5.60 7.84 2.47 4.50 4.45 5.47
59 North Carolina State ACC (Atlantic) 1.81 -0.40 1.41 28.03 25.47 5.86 8.42 3.36 5.31 5.02 6.35
60 Virginia ACC (Coastal) -4.68 6.08 1.40 21.90 20.95 4.82 7.72 3.12 4.49 4.60 5.40
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
61 Auburn SEC (West) -5.96 7.22 1.26 19.90 17.30 4.92 6.93 3.07 4.72 4.28 5.28
62 Troy Sun Belt -0.29 1.35 1.06 29.73 23.05 4.84 6.89 3.76 4.31 4.86 5.00
63 Southern Mississippi CUSA (East) 1.79 -1.33 0.46 29.76 25.09 5.43 8.02 3.71 5.23 5.11 5.96
64 Minnesota Big Ten -1.34 1.35 0.01 25.55 24.38 6.18 8.65 2.53 4.72 4.80 6.09
65 Stanford Pac-10 2.75 -2.79 -0.04 31.47 24.55 6.36 7.82 4.55 5.25 5.77 5.90
66 Arkansas SEC (West) 2.26 -2.62 -0.36 26.25 27.21 6.16 7.75 3.24 5.09 5.29 5.80
67 Duke ACC (Coastal) -1.56 1.18 -0.39 24.54 23.54 4.82 9.05 2.54 4.65 4.16 6.09
68 Buffalo MAC (East) 4.00 -4.41 -0.41 29.45 28.40 5.72 8.44 2.88 5.85 4.86 6.41
69 Purdue Big Ten -1.12 0.58 -0.54 28.02 22.13 5.18 6.92 3.54 5.16 4.92 5.45
70 Western Michigan MAC (West) -0.40 -0.48 -0.87 24.63 25.27 5.55 8.37 2.95 5.00 5.16 6.00
71 Colorado Big 12 (North) -3.95 2.89 -1.07 21.15 22.86 4.63 7.05 2.57 4.98 4.03 5.33
72 Bowling Green State MAC (East) -0.70 -1.30 -2.00 25.78 25.03 5.20 7.56 2.88 5.18 4.68 5.61
73 Northern Illinois MAC (West) -6.89 4.15 -2.73 21.40 20.50 5.02 7.54 3.37 5.12 4.54 5.62
74 Central Michigan MAC (West) 3.88 -6.63 -2.75 27.35 31.82 6.50 9.06 2.48 5.15 5.07 6.56
75 Temple MAC (East) -4.65 1.27 -3.38 21.54 23.47 5.47 7.86 1.72 4.76 4.01 5.61
76 Kansas State Big 12 (North) 3.41 -6.80 -3.39 32.40 30.81 6.22 8.06 2.91 5.93 5.11 6.22
77 Fresno State WAC 3.74 -7.26 -3.53 27.26 33.59 6.03 7.88 4.01 6.81 5.45 6.60
78 Louisiana Tech WAC -2.30 -1.27 -3.56 21.55 27.69 4.73 9.03 3.46 4.45 4.54 6.13
79 Louisville Big East -0.93 -2.90 -3.83 25.82 30.43 5.23 8.93 3.74 5.00 4.98 6.41
80 Colorado State MWC 1.01 -4.98 -3.96 25.14 30.04 6.47 8.57 3.47 6.07 5.52 6.63
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
81 UCLA Pac-10 -4.86 0.88 -3.98 21.13 24.43 5.23 6.58 2.03 4.94 4.26 5.08
82 Hawaii WAC -1.04 -3.02 -4.06 22.87 29.84 6.23 8.47 2.18 4.97 4.91 5.89
83 New Mexico MWC -8.54 4.37 -4.18 20.24 20.63 4.20 7.69 3.76 4.43 4.48 5.30
84 Michigan Big Ten -2.11 -2.55 -4.66 24.70 26.27 4.52 8.16 3.48 4.25 4.38 5.49
85 Texas-El Paso CUSA (West) 3.94 -8.89 -4.95 30.62 34.79 6.21 9.24 2.78 6.41 5.28 6.92
86 Mississippi State SEC (West) -6.41 1.42 -5.00 18.84 25.63 4.50 7.84 2.80 4.89 4.11 5.73
87 Texas A&M Big 12 (South) 1.92 -7.30 -5.38 28.75 32.21 6.54 8.71 2.35 5.70 5.09 6.42
88 Louisiana-Lafayette Sun Belt 2.75 -8.32 -5.57 28.78 34.82 6.27 8.64 4.76 6.24 5.83 6.65
89 Memphis CUSA (East) -0.14 -5.47 -5.62 25.26 29.71 4.91 8.95 3.83 5.83 4.87 6.59
90 Florida Atlantic Sun Belt -1.97 -3.73 -5.70 22.70 30.11 5.77 8.25 3.38 5.42 5.14 6.10
91 Arkansas State Sun Belt -5.61 -0.64 -6.24 22.56 25.60 6.12 8.03 3.82 4.76 5.23 5.76
92 Florida International Sun Belt -2.83 -3.76 -6.58 22.49 30.39 6.22 7.61 1.85 4.62 4.36 5.45
93 Akron MAC (East) 2.72 -9.59 -6.87 28.59 33.63 5.56 8.69 3.50 5.32 5.10 6.14
94 San Jose State WAC -9.55 2.34 -7.22 13.15 22.83 4.58 6.74 1.43 5.10 3.60 5.16
95 Nevada-Las Vegas MWC 1.26 -8.67 -7.41 25.87 32.78 5.77 9.26 3.07 5.86 4.93 6.61
96 Marshall CUSA (East) -5.86 -1.81 -7.66 19.10 26.32 4.40 8.36 3.60 4.72 4.51 5.79
97 Iowa State Big 12 (North) -1.26 -6.54 -7.80 25.29 31.66 5.71 9.42 3.25 5.52 5.08 6.77
98 Central Florida CUSA (East) -10.87 2.47 -8.39 14.56 24.09 2.70 7.59 2.09 4.40 2.88 5.24
99 Middle Tennessee State Sun Belt -5.13 -3.44 -8.58 19.53 28.48 5.65 8.67 2.04 4.85 4.38 6.04
100 Indiana Big Ten -4.11 -4.62 -8.73 23.27 33.93 5.23 8.68 3.98 4.88 4.97 6.06
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
101 Ohio MAC (East) -3.18 -5.62 -8.80 22.46 29.77 5.93 7.94 2.92 5.27 4.98 5.81
102 Syracuse Big East -4.14 -4.86 -9.00 21.34 31.08 3.87 8.06 4.29 5.68 4.56 6.21
103 Utah State WAC -5.11 -4.09 -9.20 21.77 33.36 5.77 8.05 2.85 5.48 4.66 6.05
104 Alabama-Birmingham CUSA (East) -3.99 -5.79 -9.78 21.79 33.26 5.37 10.33 3.84 5.85 5.12 7.30
105 Louisiana-Monroe Sun Belt -3.16 -7.42 -10.58 20.44 34.68 5.07 8.79 3.33 6.83 4.65 7.17
106 Kent State MAC (East) -2.48 -8.62 -11.10 23.24 33.37 5.38 9.18 4.05 5.67 5.10 6.52
107 Wyoming MWC -11.79 0.35 -11.44 13.03 28.59 3.84 7.58 3.59 4.79 4.22 5.45
108 New Mexico State WAC -5.47 -6.53 -11.99 18.46 35.75 5.89 7.55 0.94 6.29 4.58 6.13
109 Washington Pac-10 -8.74 -3.34 -12.08 18.38 31.14 5.29 8.30 2.48 6.27 4.27 6.42
110 Toledo MAC (West) -6.10 -6.12 -12.22 20.13 31.53 4.62 8.19 3.51 5.52 4.66 6.00
111 Army Ind -14.11 1.42 -12.69 11.25 24.18 2.36 9.11 3.36 5.20 3.61 6.26
112 Western Kentucky Sun Belt -10.07 -3.71 -13.78 14.87 30.23 3.89 8.09 3.24 5.52 4.02 6.18
113 Washington State Pac-10 -11.65 -2.17 -13.82 16.13 39.34 4.86 8.11 2.25 6.38 3.95 6.48
114 Eastern Michigan MAC (West) -1.78 -12.11 -13.89 25.54 38.69 5.12 10.08 3.32 6.42 4.90 7.27
115 Southern Methodist CUSA (West) -5.77 -8.73 -14.50 19.42 34.85 5.31 10.02 1.21 5.77 4.75 6.80
116 San Diego State MWC -6.10 -8.88 -14.97 19.17 39.74 4.76 9.61 2.29 6.25 4.48 6.90
117 Tulane CUSA (West) -11.51 -4.27 -15.77 14.18 32.52 4.67 8.34 2.44 6.51 4.19 6.53
118 Miami (OH) MAC (East) -7.79 -9.45 -17.24 18.18 35.30 4.49 9.11 2.52 6.58 4.22 7.02
119 Idaho WAC -7.71 -12.16 -19.87 16.22 44.83 4.67 8.98 2.66 7.00 4.19 7.19
120 North Texas Sun Belt -8.89 -13.31 -22.21 16.57 46.46 4.19 9.91 3.04 6.47 4.28 7.50