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2009 School Ratings

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

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Mark Ingram (Alabama)
Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award: Gary Patterson (Texas Christian)

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

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 Alabama SEC (West) 7.09 16.60 23.69 37.15 5.95 7.27 5.58 5.10 2.65 6.19 3.93
2 Florida SEC (East) 5.61 15.54 21.15 40.09 7.94 8.45 6.00 5.63 3.15 7.00 4.12
3 Texas Big 12 (South) 11.08 9.12 20.21 44.12 13.47 6.75 6.21 4.21 2.72 5.84 3.99
4 Virginia Tech ACC (Coastal) 8.01 10.56 18.57 37.97 12.39 9.51 6.36 4.78 4.19 6.39 4.93
5 Texas Christian MWC 5.91 11.14 17.05 38.36 13.28 7.98 6.30 4.71 3.46 6.22 4.48
6 Oregon Pac-10 12.09 3.39 15.48 41.02 19.80 6.64 6.55 5.55 3.41 6.16 4.60
7 Ohio State Big Ten 1.58 13.13 14.71 31.21 11.06 6.58 5.98 4.35 2.96 5.41 4.30
8 Cincinnati Big East 11.76 2.47 14.23 41.02 21.69 7.56 7.75 4.83 3.88 6.79 5.38
9 Penn State Big Ten 2.04 11.82 13.86 30.31 12.59 6.91 6.91 4.75 3.46 6.04 4.85
10 Georgia Tech ACC (Coastal) 11.79 1.75 13.54 39.07 21.95 10.40 7.92 5.13 5.36 6.29 6.31
11 Boise State WAC 7.15 6.36 13.50 38.62 18.44 6.85 6.70 4.11 4.48 5.80 5.16
12 Oklahoma Big 12 (South) 1.15 12.06 13.21 34.95 8.97 6.71 5.77 3.59 3.21 5.56 4.08
13 Arkansas SEC (West) 11.43 1.71 13.14 40.41 21.09 8.35 8.61 4.42 3.90 6.82 5.74
14 Pittsburgh Big East 7.59 5.16 12.75 34.73 18.32 7.14 7.23 4.81 3.68 6.03 5.24
15 Louisiana State SEC (West) 2.28 10.42 12.70 30.37 11.93 6.52 6.48 3.86 3.29 5.30 4.49
16 Miami (FL) ACC (Coastal) 8.37 3.82 12.20 35.35 18.99 7.82 7.27 3.74 4.10 5.92 5.40
17 Clemson ACC (Atlantic) 5.49 6.24 11.73 34.20 16.47 6.27 6.42 4.43 3.88 5.53 4.71
18 Mississippi SEC (West) 3.89 7.61 11.50 32.61 15.87 6.78 6.56 4.83 3.89 5.95 4.85
19 Nebraska Big 12 (North) -3.40 14.81 11.41 28.81 6.85 6.14 5.74 3.89 3.25 5.13 4.08
20 Stanford Pac-10 12.23 -1.35 10.88 39.97 24.19 8.29 8.28 5.22 4.58 6.55 6.09
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
21 Texas Tech Big 12 (South) 8.70 2.09 10.79 38.55 19.37 6.79 7.27 3.29 3.92 6.17 5.07
22 Auburn SEC (West) 11.13 -0.87 10.26 38.19 24.28 7.36 7.07 5.19 4.19 6.30 5.28
23 Iowa Big Ten 0.25 10.01 10.26 25.71 13.73 6.44 5.68 3.20 3.75 4.99 4.44
24 Brigham Young MWC 5.62 4.05 9.67 35.98 21.26 7.86 7.09 3.48 4.03 5.94 5.26
25 Southern California Pac-10 2.21 6.90 9.11 30.60 17.06 7.08 6.63 4.95 3.91 6.15 4.96
26 Georgia SEC (East) 7.16 1.89 9.06 34.58 20.86 7.31 7.51 4.76 3.30 6.18 5.01
27 Tennessee SEC (East) 5.30 3.64 8.94 35.46 18.90 7.08 6.18 4.39 4.03 5.94 4.82
28 Oregon State Pac-10 7.16 1.31 8.47 33.50 21.46 6.58 7.52 3.95 3.88 5.63 5.44
29 Wisconsin Big Ten 5.11 3.08 8.19 32.97 21.09 7.36 8.02 4.22 3.43 5.65 5.32
30 North Carolina ACC (Coastal) -0.80 8.84 8.04 25.33 13.78 5.29 5.90 3.18 3.41 4.36 4.43
31 Connecticut Big East 8.16 -0.13 8.03 35.36 22.89 6.86 8.32 4.25 4.27 5.60 5.84
32 Oklahoma State Big 12 (South) 2.24 5.76 8.01 30.16 17.04 6.24 6.96 4.27 3.45 5.33 4.80
33 West Virginia Big East 2.71 4.76 7.48 28.08 19.38 6.09 7.14 4.64 4.04 5.46 5.26
34 Utah MWC 3.34 3.94 7.28 29.81 20.43 6.42 6.56 3.83 4.36 5.37 5.05
35 South Carolina SEC (East) -0.52 7.62 7.10 25.41 14.62 6.22 6.48 3.62 3.61 5.26 4.55
36 Arizona Pac-10 5.35 1.64 6.98 31.96 21.55 5.54 6.97 4.87 4.10 5.52 5.25
37 Air Force MWC -0.78 7.35 6.57 28.91 16.71 6.44 7.02 3.99 4.50 4.60 5.25
38 Notre Dame Ind 5.71 0.78 6.49 32.46 21.30 7.76 8.22 3.66 4.57 6.10 6.07
39 Rutgers Big East 0.71 5.63 6.34 28.61 19.38 6.19 8.08 3.46 3.66 4.82 5.44
40 Florida State ACC (Atlantic) 9.19 -3.11 6.08 34.93 26.01 7.77 8.83 4.54 5.79 6.46 6.87
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
41 Kentucky SEC (East) 3.14 2.89 6.03 31.03 20.43 5.28 7.53 4.72 4.72 5.20 5.59
42 Mississippi State SEC (West) 3.33 2.42 5.76 31.23 20.21 6.15 8.20 4.92 3.67 5.58 5.44
43 Boston College ACC (Atlantic) -1.02 6.50 5.47 27.90 17.86 6.38 7.03 3.42 3.64 4.97 5.03
44 Navy Ind 1.34 3.53 4.87 27.24 20.73 8.52 8.24 4.40 4.58 4.93 6.05
45 Central Michigan MAC (West) 1.58 3.18 4.76 30.45 21.85 6.28 8.05 3.75 4.42 5.35 5.75
46 Missouri Big 12 (North) 4.13 0.19 4.33 31.75 23.54 7.10 7.74 3.46 3.61 5.71 5.39
47 California Pac-10 1.78 2.50 4.28 31.58 23.56 6.71 8.50 4.56 3.63 5.81 5.79
48 Houston CUSA (West) 10.70 -6.49 4.21 40.52 30.92 6.66 8.60 4.22 5.76 6.39 6.59
49 UCLA Pac-10 -2.20 5.99 3.80 24.71 17.47 6.01 7.44 3.58 4.02 5.06 5.24
50 South Florida Big East -2.47 6.11 3.64 26.23 18.74 7.06 7.09 4.03 4.25 5.38 5.28
51 Washington Pac-10 2.34 1.27 3.61 29.86 22.25 6.58 8.33 4.34 4.56 5.71 6.06
52 East Carolina CUSA (East) 0.57 3.00 3.58 26.14 21.21 5.38 7.63 3.75 4.17 4.80 5.68
53 Texas A&M Big 12 (South) 5.96 -2.59 3.37 36.21 29.65 6.45 7.96 4.45 4.86 5.77 5.90
54 Troy Sun Belt 5.56 -2.84 2.73 30.88 29.83 6.73 8.35 3.78 4.39 5.82 6.09
55 Michigan State Big Ten 3.86 -1.33 2.52 32.05 24.67 7.48 7.98 4.09 3.96 6.14 5.63
56 Nevada WAC 4.38 -2.19 2.19 35.39 29.65 6.03 9.72 6.33 4.39 6.56 6.70
57 Wake Forest ACC (Atlantic) 1.20 0.65 1.85 27.85 22.21 6.85 7.04 3.19 5.03 5.31 5.85
58 Fresno State WAC 5.11 -3.77 1.34 30.94 29.35 6.85 8.10 4.58 6.50 5.71 6.82
59 Middle Tennessee State Sun Belt 1.21 -0.11 1.10 27.72 25.10 5.32 7.80 4.12 3.83 5.01 5.33
60 Kansas Big 12 (North) 3.89 -3.01 0.88 32.74 25.46 6.70 7.81 3.54 4.74 5.76 5.76
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
61 Purdue Big Ten 2.55 -1.77 0.79 29.30 25.73 5.95 7.00 4.18 4.60 5.47 5.36
62 Arizona State Pac-10 -3.52 4.23 0.71 24.25 18.06 5.34 6.85 3.75 3.38 4.87 4.79
63 Minnesota Big Ten -0.81 0.70 -0.10 24.71 22.56 6.28 7.74 3.13 4.10 4.89 5.48
64 Northwestern Big Ten 0.73 -1.12 -0.39 25.71 25.00 6.04 8.03 2.78 4.31 4.84 5.73
65 Southern Mississippi CUSA (East) 3.01 -3.68 -0.67 30.74 27.81 6.25 8.37 4.15 4.26 5.38 5.91
66 Central Florida CUSA (East) -2.97 2.22 -0.75 23.84 22.58 5.76 8.84 3.10 3.06 4.59 5.66
67 Iowa State Big 12 (North) -2.18 1.22 -0.96 23.31 22.65 5.74 8.64 4.43 5.13 5.32 6.37
68 North Carolina State ACC (Atlantic) 4.61 -5.66 -1.06 33.36 30.06 7.19 8.55 3.20 4.67 5.50 6.08
69 Kansas State Big 12 (North) -3.67 2.59 -1.08 24.80 22.41 5.94 8.23 4.06 4.28 5.09 5.81
70 Michigan Big Ten 2.51 -4.02 -1.51 30.71 27.45 6.34 8.13 4.24 4.77 5.36 5.88
71 Ohio MAC (East) -2.06 0.17 -1.89 22.22 24.45 5.74 7.55 2.75 4.68 4.54 5.56
72 Baylor Big 12 (South) -3.42 1.12 -2.30 25.75 23.26 6.36 7.07 3.57 5.04 5.48 5.55
73 Bowling Green State MAC (East) 1.39 -3.72 -2.34 25.93 29.25 5.87 7.84 2.54 6.23 5.03 6.47
74 Temple MAC (East) 1.07 -3.43 -2.36 27.01 28.56 5.58 8.53 3.66 4.13 4.68 5.99
75 Duke ACC (Coastal) -0.24 -2.21 -2.45 26.19 27.81 6.51 8.17 1.76 4.81 4.96 6.09
76 Louisiana Tech WAC -0.47 -2.50 -2.97 26.82 26.10 5.86 7.40 3.48 4.61 4.74 5.63
77 Virginia ACC (Coastal) -4.67 1.67 -3.00 23.09 22.57 5.08 6.43 2.80 4.69 4.16 5.25
78 Southern Methodist CUSA (West) 2.24 -5.33 -3.09 25.34 28.64 6.04 7.89 3.04 4.75 5.16 5.96
79 Marshall CUSA (East) -4.17 0.82 -3.35 19.93 25.79 5.28 7.94 3.42 4.89 4.62 6.13
80 Illinois Big Ten -0.38 -3.30 -3.67 25.85 27.35 6.21 8.55 4.70 4.56 5.56 6.02
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
81 Colorado Big 12 (North) -0.66 -3.20 -3.86 25.37 26.17 5.22 8.00 2.71 4.38 4.45 5.55
82 Louisville Big East -4.49 0.48 -4.01 20.74 23.75 5.98 8.96 3.58 4.46 4.98 6.02
83 Northern Illinois MAC (West) -3.32 -0.92 -4.24 24.15 25.07 5.80 8.43 3.94 4.74 4.93 6.07
84 Tulsa CUSA (West) -1.73 -2.52 -4.25 25.47 27.85 6.53 9.02 3.16 4.60 5.07 6.14
85 Syracuse Big East -1.32 -3.09 -4.41 24.32 26.77 6.05 8.97 3.60 3.45 5.02 5.70
86 Wyoming MWC -6.04 1.50 -4.53 17.83 25.89 4.60 7.94 2.99 5.04 4.11 5.97
87 Idaho WAC 6.95 -11.68 -4.73 30.22 37.61 8.24 9.26 3.66 5.33 6.16 6.86
88 Vanderbilt SEC (East) -7.14 2.03 -5.11 20.74 20.71 4.45 7.15 4.29 4.39 4.69 5.33
89 Nevada-Las Vegas MWC -0.35 -5.27 -5.61 24.66 32.44 5.46 8.76 3.57 6.22 4.93 6.95
90 Alabama-Birmingham CUSA (East) -0.24 -5.51 -5.75 24.80 32.08 6.68 9.54 5.50 4.64 6.15 6.73
91 Indiana Big Ten 0.04 -5.80 -5.75 25.51 30.07 6.21 9.11 3.64 4.59 5.38 6.24
92 Maryland ACC (Atlantic) -1.45 -5.15 -6.60 23.88 28.41 5.76 8.74 2.87 4.59 4.56 6.11
93 Buffalo MAC (East) -3.72 -3.03 -6.75 21.57 27.08 5.98 7.68 3.89 5.18 5.28 5.95
94 Utah State WAC 3.19 -10.04 -6.85 26.18 33.78 6.79 8.56 3.71 5.81 5.38 6.66
95 Texas-El Paso CUSA (West) 1.03 -8.24 -7.21 26.21 35.04 6.43 8.73 3.83 5.62 5.59 6.56
96 San Diego State MWC -1.55 -6.25 -7.79 22.70 32.48 6.14 8.51 2.24 4.69 4.91 5.98
97 Louisiana-Monroe Sun Belt -5.20 -2.96 -8.15 21.96 28.48 6.14 8.33 3.97 3.79 5.16 5.68
98 Hawaii WAC -4.69 -3.51 -8.20 19.01 30.81 6.31 8.80 3.36 5.44 5.72 6.57
99 Colorado State MWC -3.81 -5.33 -9.14 20.26 29.23 6.52 8.29 3.67 4.84 5.28 6.10
100 Arkansas State Sun Belt -7.78 -1.85 -9.63 19.49 26.21 5.62 8.62 3.21 4.07 4.60 5.83
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
101 Louisiana-Lafayette Sun Belt -3.91 -5.77 -9.68 19.78 32.59 5.28 9.37 3.13 5.07 4.49 6.56
102 Florida Atlantic Sun Belt 0.40 -10.13 -9.74 25.49 36.60 6.26 9.57 3.89 6.53 5.46 7.56
103 Western Michigan MAC (West) -5.20 -5.33 -10.53 20.09 31.43 4.78 8.84 3.08 5.51 4.63 6.61
104 Kent State MAC (East) -8.52 -2.18 -10.69 16.21 27.28 5.34 7.99 2.49 4.71 4.35 5.78
105 Florida International Sun Belt -3.87 -7.28 -11.15 21.30 34.78 4.81 9.21 2.66 5.47 4.09 6.75
106 Toledo MAC (West) 2.40 -13.69 -11.29 27.57 40.57 6.34 8.47 3.95 5.68 5.62 6.59
107 Memphis CUSA (East) -4.53 -7.54 -12.06 21.07 33.66 5.18 9.88 4.05 4.72 4.90 6.67
108 Army Ind -11.06 -1.53 -12.59 12.78 26.12 3.83 8.65 3.38 4.54 3.68 5.93
109 North Texas Sun Belt -1.25 -13.13 -14.38 24.21 39.18 5.03 8.85 4.88 5.43 5.33 6.59
110 San Jose State WAC -12.92 -1.71 -14.63 11.60 33.20 5.08 8.31 1.74 6.30 3.87 6.76
111 Akron MAC (East) -9.02 -5.63 -14.65 17.63 31.85 5.11 8.00 2.99 5.11 4.37 5.94
112 Washington State Pac-10 -11.12 -3.75 -14.87 15.96 34.28 5.14 8.98 2.44 5.92 4.06 6.91
113 Ball State MAC (West) -9.79 -5.59 -15.38 14.40 30.86 3.74 9.21 3.43 4.61 3.95 6.27
114 New Mexico MWC -7.69 -8.11 -15.80 17.39 34.87 4.82 9.21 2.83 4.59 4.35 6.14
115 Tulane CUSA (West) -10.35 -5.88 -16.23 13.89 37.49 5.29 9.89 2.80 5.69 4.37 6.88
116 Rice CUSA (West) -7.47 -8.86 -16.33 18.25 42.31 3.94 9.89 2.90 5.14 3.83 6.84
117 Miami (OH) MAC (East) -11.15 -5.82 -16.98 15.12 33.54 5.26 8.28 1.76 5.54 4.27 6.20
118 New Mexico State WAC -15.89 -2.08 -17.97 7.44 32.32 2.91 8.09 2.78 6.23 3.14 6.57
119 Western Kentucky Sun Belt -7.49 -13.39 -20.88 17.32 41.22 4.28 10.12 4.13 6.09 4.48 7.43
120 Eastern Michigan MAC (West) -11.74 -11.16 -22.89 14.46 40.46 4.24 9.43 3.12 7.04 3.97 7.47