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.
Strength of Wins
In this first chart below you can see Strength of Wins. BYU holds the #1 spot after going undefeted so far this season 5-0. BYU has wins over Navy, Troy, Louisiana Tech, UTSA and Houston and those teams have a total of 10 wins. My chart this week now grades 14 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 10/20/20.
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. Middle Tennessee is on top of this list with a combined 12 foe losses. Middle tennessee foe losses include Army, Troy, UTSA, WKU, and North Texas. 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 10/11/20.
Overall Wins and Losses
In this last chart below you can see the overall wins and losses. As you can see the top four teams are BYU, Clemson, Alabama and Miami, FL. LSU (in red) is one of the teams at the bottom of the list their 1 win will not count as it was against a win less Vanderbilt team.
Here is the Overall Wins and Losses Chart with %: Games Played thru 10/21/20.