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Strength of Wins/ Pain of Losses thru Week #14.

Strength of Wins

I find this chart to be very interesting every year. How it’s devised is if you beat an FBS opponent you get credit for all their wins over their FBS opponents.

In this first chart below you can see Strength of Wins. Clemson took over the #1 spot on this list. Clemson has wins over Kent St, Auburn, Louisville, Boston College, Virginia
Tech, Wake Forest, Georgia Tech, NC State, Florida St, South Carolina and Miami, Fl and those teams have a total of 80 wins. At the bottom you will see the winless team UTEP. While there are only 1 winless team, my chart grades 4 teams as having credit with a win but their foes have not won a single game vs a FBS foe.

Here is the Complete list of Strength of Wins with rank:Games Played Thru 12/3/17

Pain of Losses

This next chart we will go over is the Pain of Losses. Here if you lose to an opponent you get credit for all their losses. While there are 2 teams unbeaten, there is 1 team who has only lost to an unbeaten foe. San Jose St is at the top of this list with a combined 65 foe losses. Their foe losses include USF, Texas, Utah, Utah St, UNLV, Fresno St, Hawaii, BYU, San Diego St, Nevada, Colorado St and Wyoming. Unlike the Strength of Wins chart, the Pain of Losses chart does include a loss to an FCS foe. I count that loss a 4 towards the combined foe loss record due to the weakness of the opponent.

Here is your complete Pain of Losses Chart with rank: Games Played Thru 12/3/17

 

Overall Wins and Losses

In this last chart below you can see the overall wins and losses. As you can see the top teams are UCF and Memphis. At the bottom is the winless team.

Here is the Overall Wins and Losses Chart with %:Games Played Thru 12/3/17