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I-A Winning Percentage 1869-1968 (100 years)


(Teams not qualifying for the table are listed at the bottom.)

Rank Team name Winning
Percentage
Games
Won
Games
Lost
Games
Tied
Games
Played

1 Notre Dame 0.76861 508 140 37 685
2 Yale 0.76405 628 177 49 854
3 Princeton 0.76146 593 171 43 807
4 Michigan 0.72438 509 185 28 722
5 Texas 0.71449 489 187 28 704
6 Army 0.71418 472 176 43 691
7 Harvard 0.71377 574 217 44 835
8 Alabama 0.71088 457 174 40 671
9 Southern Cal 0.69453 424 175 41 640
10 Tennessee 0.68676 440 189 43 672

11 Oklahoma 0.68617 429 184 45 658
12 Ohio State 0.67951 445 198 45 688
13 Minnesota 0.67459 436 201 36 673
14 Dartmouth 0.65720 456 229 37 722
15 Pennsylvania 0.65380 574 295 38 907
16 Michigan State 0.65171 382 196 35 613
17 Penn State 0.64930 441 229 40 710
18 Miami-Ohio 0.64767 387 203 33 623
19 Duke 0.64592 305 162 23 490
20 Louisiana State 0.63927 401 218 38 657

21 Georgia Tech 0.63824 417 229 34 680
22 Bowling Green 0.63537 239 128 43 410
23 Nebraska 0.63305 425 239 35 699
24 Colorado 0.62940 396 227 30 653
25 Central Michigan 0.62800 302 174 24 500
26 Washington 0.62697 374 213 47 634
27 Cornell 0.62604 435 254 29 718
28 Navy 0.62500 442 254 56 752
29 Syracuse 0.62415 436 254 43 733
30 Tulsa 0.62408 327 192 25 544

31 Vanderbilt 0.62074 414 244 46 704
32 California 0.62041 400 236 45 681
33 Utah 0.61301 344 212 28 584
34 Stanford 0.61034 334 206 40 580
35 Georgia 0.60761 392 245 46 683
36 Southern Miss 0.60722 259 164 20 443
37 North Texas 0.60334 275 176 28 479
38 Villanova 0.60252 457 294 44 795
39 Fresno State 0.60022 260 169 25 454
40 Arizona 0.60019 302 197 25 524

41 Boston College 0.59935 351 229 34 614
42 Holy Cross 0.59896 378 245 49 672
43 Virginia Tech 0.59758 375 246 40 661
44 Pittsburgh 0.59406 403 270 34 707
45 Arizona State 0.59361 250 168 20 438
46 Mississippi 0.59336 369 248 31 648
47 Western Michigan 0.58947 271 186 18 475
48 Wisconsin 0.58909 362 246 43 651
49 Northern Illinois 0.58750 265 181 34 480
50 Auburn 0.58742 363 249 40 652

51 Texas A&M 0.58696 369 253 45 667
52 West Virginia 0.58345 385 269 41 695
53 Louisiana Tech 0.58159 292 206 29 527
54 Oregon State 0.57990 330 233 44 607
55 Missouri 0.57989 384 272 45 701
56 Illinois 0.57973 369 262 40 671
57 Hawaii 0.57937 246 176 19 441
58 Ohio 0.57851 330 235 40 605
59 Miami-Florida 0.57797 224 161 19 404
60 Purdue 0.57562 352 254 42 648

61 Texas Christian 0.57357 358 260 48 666
62 Colgate 0.57210 343 251 44 638
63 Florida 0.56918 309 230 32 571
64 Clemson 0.56864 346 258 37 641
65 North Carolina 0.56780 378 282 48 708
66 Arkansas 0.56667 359 271 30 660
67 Oregon 0.56281 320 244 41 605
68 Kentucky 0.56117 375 289 39 703
69 Kansas 0.55862 371 288 49 708
70 Utah State 0.55794 285 223 27 535

71 UCLA 0.55769 249 195 24 468
72 Texas Tech 0.55714 241 189 25 455
73 Baylor 0.55476 331 262 37 630
74 Virginia 0.55433 381 302 44 727
75 Washington State 0.54497 289 238 40 567
76 Ball State 0.54399 173 143 25 341
77 Texas-El Paso 0.54243 223 186 27 436
78 West Texas A&M 0.54190 189 159 10 358
79 San Jose State 0.54009 228 192 29 449
80 Louisiana-Lafayette 0.53931 283 240 24 547

81 New Mexico State 0.53825 281 239 29 549
82 Southern Methodist 0.53782 268 227 47 542
83 Maryland 0.53571 357 307 36 700
84 Eastern Michigan 0.53493 273 235 36 544
85 VMI 0.53083 334 293 38 665
86 Memphis 0.53037 232 204 25 461
87 Brown 0.52722 380 339 34 753
88 Iowa 0.52628 325 291 31 647
89 Mississippi State 0.52513 296 266 35 597
90 Rice 0.52359 275 249 27 551

91 Cincinnati 0.52171 326 297 45 668
92 Pacific 0.52052 230 211 22 463
93 Akron 0.51855 265 245 29 539
94 Tulane 0.51823 308 285 38 631
95 Furman 0.51346 254 240 26 520
96 Rutgers 0.51344 383 362 36 781
97 East Carolina 0.50694 141 137 10 288
98 William & Mary 0.50507 142 139 15 296
99 New Mexico 0.50380 252 248 27 527
100 Arkansas State 0.50350 201 198 30 429

101 Wyoming 0.49817 259 261 26 546
102 South Carolina 0.49609 299 304 36 639
103 Northwestern 0.49394 307 315 38 660
104 Iowa State 0.49382 301 309 37 647
105 Temple 0.49265 244 252 48 544
106 Louisiana-Monroe 0.48952 156 163 15 334
107 Marshall 0.48429 256 274 43 573
108 Colorado State 0.48155 247 267 28 542
109 Kent 0.48098 164 178 26 368
110 Louisville 0.48077 195 211 10 416

111 Toledo 0.48049 188 204 18 410
112 North Carolina State 0.47950 281 307 46 634
113 Oklahoma State 0.47757 268 295 39 602
114 Columbia 0.46860 273 312 36 621
115 Davidson 0.46225 255 300 41 596
116 Nevada-Reno 0.46013 199 236 29 464
117 Indiana 0.45433 269 327 39 635
118 Richmond 0.42953 121 163 14 298
119 Brigham Young 0.42732 159 217 23 399
120 Wake Forest 0.42382 227 314 30 571

121 Idaho 0.41048 204 298 23 525
122 Kansas State 0.40714 238 355 37 630

Teams not qualifying for the Win % table

Team Reason
disqualified
Team Reason
disqualified

Air Force 13% years Boise State 1% years
Boston University 1964 last Bucknell 1949 last
Buffalo 7% years Carlisle 1917 last
Carnegie Tech 1940 last Centenary 1941 last
Centre 1926 last Chicago 1939 last

Colorado College 1937 last Colorado Mines 1937 last
Creighton 1942 last Dayton 14% years
Denver 1960 last Detroit 1964 last
Drake 1958 last Duquesne 1950 last
Florida State 22% years Fordham 1954 last

George Washington 1966 last Georgetown 1950 last
Gonzaga 1941 last Grinnell 1938 last
Hardin-Simmons 1963 last Haskell 1946 last
Houston 23% years Lafayette 1949 last
Long Beach State 14% years Loyola 1939 last

Loyola-Los Angeles 1951 last Manhattan 1942 last
Marquette 1960 last Montana 1963 last
Montana State 1937 last Nevada-Las Vegas 1% years
New York U 1951 last Northern Colorado 1937 last
Phillips 1920 last Saint Louis 1949 last

Saint Marys 1950 last San Francisco 1951 last
Santa Clara 1952 last Sewanee 1941 last
Southwestern 1927 last The Citadel 28% years
Washington-Missouri 1942 last Washington & Jefferson 1934 last
Washington & Lee 1953 last Western State 1937 last

Whitman 1914 last Wichita 19% years
Xavier 5% years

What the "reason disqualified" values mean:
  • "n last" - Team's last data was in year n, before the end of the range (1968).
  • "n% years" - Team had data for only n% of years in the range, below the required 30%.
  • "n games" - Team had only n games in the specified range of years, below the required 5.


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