NCAA Division 1A Football

Copyright 2004-2016, Paul Kislanko

Analysis Breaks down the computer ranknigs listed on Kenneth Massey's College Football Ratings Comparison pageas ranked ballots using a variety of vote-counting methods.
Top 25 Borda Majority Consensus Pairwise Matrix Correlations Conference Ranks
Playoff Approval Opponents' Rank Distribution
David Wilson's Rankings List describes the rating systems in terms of their attributes.
Commentary
The 2016 Schedules (July 4, 2016)
The annual "Things should be better than this" whine from someone who remembers the brief period when they were.
D1A Schedule Topology part 2 (July 10, 2016)
The games that contribute the most to rankings accuracy/connecting the field.
The Ratings Field (July 17, 2016)
Applies "how far" and "how many" metrics to the games graph I will use to determine ISR and ISOV ratings.
Reference
Standings
Index to team and conference schedules
Consolidated Schedules and Results
This is a consolidated and indexed version of Dr. Peter Wolfe's schedules and scores pages.
FBS
D1 Football Championship Subdivision
Division 2
Division 3
NAIA

Scoreboards
FBS FCS D2 D3 NAIA

Interdivisional Results with scoring analysis

Division 1 schedule by week
Interconference results for FBS Conferences
Division and Conference Affiliations
For all teams, based upon Dr. Wolfe's NCAA and NAIA Divisional and Conference Affiliations page.
College Football Data Warehouse
Where to go when you get old enough that your memory fails or you're too young to remember what happened before you were born.
Well, it was before it adopted advertising practices that even disrespectable websites gave up on long ago. You have to be desperate to use it now.
cfbstats.com
Splits and situational stats - inside box scores
Ratings
The ratings I calculate will not be available until the field is connected.
Often people who are not familiar with the nature and limitations of statistical methods tend to expect too much of the rating system. Ratings provide merely a comparison of performances, no more and no less. The measurement of the performance of an individual is always made relative to the performance of his competitors and both the performance of the player and of his opponents are subject to much the same random fluctuations. The measurement of the rating of an individual might well be compared with the measurement of the position of a cork bobbing up and down on the surface of agitated water with a yard stick tied to a rope and which is swaying in the wind.
Arpad Elo in Chess Life, 1962
In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice; In practice, there is. — Chuck Reid

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