College Strength of Wins Pain of Losses thru Week 7

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. Tennessee took over the in in the #1 spot with 19 wins. Tennessee has wins over Ball St, Pittsburgh, Akron, Florida, LSU and Alabama and those teams have a total of 19 wins. My chart now grades 6 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 10/15/22

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. Nevada and New Mexico St are on top of this list with a combined 19 foe losses. Lets look at who Nevada faced this year so far. Nevada’s foe losses include Incarnate Word, Iowa, Air Force, Colorado St and Hawaii. 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 10/15/22

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 Tennessee, Michigan, Alabama and UCLA. Also i highlighted Akron in red at the bottom of this list. They have 1 win vs St Francis but have not won a game vs an FBS foe so they are credited with 0 wins.

Here is the Overall Wins and Losses Chart with %:  Games Played thru 10/15/22


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