Here is your complete breakdown of every College Football teams returning starters from the Phil Steele’s 2021 College Football Preview.
Teams that bring back 16 or more total returning starters have around a 80% change to better their record from the previous year. On the other end teams that bring back 11 or fewer returning starts have around a 35% chance of a better record than the previous year. Here are the numbers listed below provide a good window into what to expect from your team in 2021. Teams are broke down first by overall ranking Toledo, Nevada and Rutgers are looking good and Northwestern and New Mexico St are not, and then by conference.
Note: A (1) in the QB Column denotes that teams starting QB is back.
Here is the Breakdown by Conference.