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McGuire Metric: Top Performers in 2014

The following is a ranking of the top schools during the 2014 college football season using the McGuire Metric to weigh results relative to strength of schedule. Schools not listed have not recorded any points using the McGuire Metric. This ranking was last updated January 15, 2015.

  1. 80.5 – Ohio State
  2. 73.5 – Oregon
  3. 69.5 – TCU
  4. 56.0 – Alabama
  5. 53.0 – Mississippi State
  6. 51.0 – Ole Miss
  7. 50.0 – UCLA
  8. 48.5 – Baylor
  9. 48.0 – Florida State
  10. 47.0 – Arizona
  11. 46.5 – Georgia Tech
  12. 41.0 – Texas A&M
  13. 40.5 – Arizona State
  14. 38.5 – Auburn
  15. 36.5 – Georgia
  16. 36.0 – LSU
    36.0 – Michigan State
  17. 35.0 – USC
  18. 32.5 – Utah
  19. 32.0 – Missouri
  20. 31.0 – Wisconsin
  21. 26.5 – West Virginia
  22. 25.5 – Boise State
  23. 25.0 – Virginia Tech
  24. 24.0 – Arkansas
  25. 23.5 – Stanford
  26. 21.0 – Kansas State
  27. 20.5 – Boston College
    20.5 – Notre Dame
    20.5 – South Carolina
  28. 20.0 – Northwestern
  29. 18.5 – Florida
  30. 17.5 – Oregon State
  31. 16.5 – Utah State
  32. 16.0 – Duke
    16.0 – Louisville
  33. 15.5 – Marshall
  34. 15.0 – East Carolina
    15.0 – Northern Illinois
    15.0 – Oklahoma State
  35. 13.5 – Oklahoma
  36. 13.0 – Maryland
  37. 12.5 – Clemson
    12.5 – Washington
  38. 12.0 – Minnesota
  39. 11.5 – Louisiana Tech
    11.5 – Memphis
    11.5 – Nebraska
  40. 11.0 – Rutgers
    11.0 – Western Michigan
  41. 10.5 – Colorado State
    10.5 – Indiana
    10.5 – Louisiana Lafayette
    10.5 – Western Kentucky
  42. 10.0 – Air Force
    10.0 – Georgia Southern
    10.0 – Iowa
    10.0 – Nevada
    10.0 – North Carolina State
    10.0 – Temple
    10.0 – Texas
  43. 9.5 – BYU
    9.5 – Bowling Green
    9.5 – Central Michigan
  44. 9.0 – Cincinnati
    9.0 – Houston
    9.0 – Penn State
    9.0 – Pittsburgh
    9.0 – Rice
    9.0 – Texas State
    9.0 – UCF
  45. 8.5 – California
    8.5 – Tennessee
  46. 8.0 – Miami FL
    8.0 – Navy
  47. 7.5 – Appalachian State
    7.5 – North Carolina
    7.5 – South Alabama
  48. 7.0 – UAB
  49. 6.5 – New Mexico
    6.5 – UTEP
  50. 6.0 – Virginia
  51. 5.5 – Fresno State
    5.5 – Illinois
    5.5 – Michigan
    5.5 – Ohio
    5.5 – Old Dominion
  52. 5.0 – Ball State
    5.0 – Washington State
  53. 4.5 – UMass
    4.5 – San Diego State
    4.5 – South Florida
    4.5 – Syracuse
  54. 4.0 – Akron
    4.0 – Louisiana-Monroe
    4.0 – Middle Tennessee
  55. 3.5 – UTSA
  56. 3.0 – Buffalo
    3.0 – Florida International
    3.0 – Hawaii
    3.0 – Iowa State
    3.0 – Kentucky
    3.0 – Purdue
    3.0 – Troy
    3.0 – Wyoming
  57. 2.5 – Colorado
    2.5 – Southern Mississippi
    2.5 – Tulane
  58. 2.0 – Army
    2.0 – New Mexico State
    2.0 – SMU
  59. 1.5 – Florida Atlantic
    1.5 – North Texas
    1.5 – Wake Forest
  60. 1.0 – Kansas
    1.0 – Kent State
    1.0 – Miami OH
    1.0 – San Jose State
    1.0 – Tulsa
    1.0 – Vanderbilt
  61. 0.5 – Connecticut
    0.5 – Eastern Michigan
    0.5 – Idaho
    0.5 – UNLV

Schools with zero points: Georgia State