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I-A Winning Percentage 1869-1980 (112 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 0.77406 616 166 39 821
2 Yale 0.76376 710 202 51 963
3 Michigan 0.74244 623 206 31 860
4 Alabama 0.73280 576 197 41 814
5 Texas 0.72387 595 218 29 842
6 Princeton 0.72216 638 231 47 916
7 Southern Cal 0.71575 535 198 48 781
8 Oklahoma 0.71554 547 203 48 798
9 Ohio State 0.70109 553 222 48 823
10 Harvard 0.70021 638 260 46 944

11 Tennessee 0.68064 529 236 46 811
12 Penn State 0.67920 558 253 40 851
13 Nebraska 0.66528 542 263 39 844
14 Miami-Ohio 0.66024 479 238 35 752
15 Dartmouth 0.65945 528 263 40 831
16 Army 0.65812 515 256 48 819
17 Central Michigan 0.65214 398 206 27 631
18 Louisiana State 0.64591 493 261 41 795
19 Minnesota 0.63993 495 270 39 804
20 Arizona State 0.63258 355 202 20 577

21 Michigan State 0.62786 447 257 39 743
22 Pennsylvania 0.62598 616 360 40 1016
23 Georgia 0.61937 484 288 49 821
24 Washington 0.61864 451 269 47 767
25 Colorado 0.61787 472 286 31 789
26 Georgia Tech 0.61595 483 294 38 815
27 Stanford 0.61469 417 253 45 715
28 Bowling Green 0.60708 303 188 46 537
29 Tulsa 0.60593 396 253 26 675
30 Cornell 0.60459 484 311 32 827

31 California 0.60271 467 300 46 813
32 Louisiana Tech 0.60136 382 248 31 661
33 Pittsburgh 0.59953 488 320 36 844
34 Auburn 0.59669 448 296 42 786
35 Navy 0.59661 500 329 56 885
36 Duke 0.59501 355 237 29 621
37 Boston College 0.59489 425 284 34 743
38 Syracuse 0.59375 491 329 44 864
39 Houston 0.59214 213 145 11 369
40 Arkansas 0.59085 454 309 35 798

41 Southern Miss 0.58941 328 225 23 576
42 Hawaii 0.58566 325 227 20 572
43 North Texas 0.58443 341 238 31 610
44 Arizona 0.58384 370 260 26 656
45 Villanova 0.58270 516 363 46 925
46 Mississippi 0.58141 438 311 31 780
47 Utah 0.58031 401 286 29 716
48 North Carolina 0.58028 466 330 51 847
49 West Virginia 0.57892 460 329 41 830
50 Texas A&M 0.57793 441 316 45 802

51 Vanderbilt 0.57596 457 330 49 836
52 Missouri 0.57578 460 333 45 838
53 Virginia Tech 0.57440 434 316 43 793
54 Western Michigan 0.57368 337 248 19 604
55 Purdue 0.57179 424 312 44 780
56 UCLA 0.57155 328 242 31 601
57 Florida State 0.57123 194 144 13 351
58 Fresno State 0.57070 322 239 26 587
59 Florida 0.56780 384 288 36 708
60 Texas Tech 0.56672 321 242 29 592

61 Ball State 0.56624 251 189 28 468
62 Wisconsin 0.56210 415 318 48 781
63 Utah State 0.55940 358 279 28 665
64 Clemson 0.55742 412 323 40 775
65 Ohio 0.55601 386 304 42 732
66 Northern Illinois 0.54828 317 258 36 611
67 Maryland 0.54415 437 363 38 838
68 Illinois 0.53995 410 346 45 801
69 East Carolina 0.53947 220 187 11 418
70 Miami-Florida 0.53925 279 237 19 535

71 Kentucky 0.53832 429 365 41 835
72 Rutgers 0.53622 470 404 37 911
73 Akron 0.53598 341 293 33 667
74 Arkansas State 0.53537 264 227 32 523
75 Memphis 0.53469 303 262 26 591
76 San Jose State 0.53345 294 255 34 583
77 Kansas 0.53092 420 368 53 841
78 Baylor 0.53080 385 338 40 763
79 Oregon 0.52985 368 324 45 737
80 Louisiana-Lafayette 0.52729 344 307 27 678

81 Oregon State 0.52436 365 329 45 739
82 Brown 0.52381 433 392 36 861
83 Eastern Michigan 0.52249 328 298 41 667
84 Southern Methodist 0.52226 327 297 50 674
85 Texas Christian 0.52008 389 357 51 797
86 Temple 0.51647 319 297 52 668
87 Virginia 0.51573 420 393 45 858
88 Cincinnati 0.51126 385 367 47 799
89 New Mexico State 0.51105 331 316 32 679
90 Tulane 0.50914 371 357 38 766

91 Pacific 0.50756 290 281 24 595
92 Washington State 0.50645 333 324 41 698
93 South Carolina 0.50194 370 367 38 775
94 Toledo 0.49908 262 263 19 544
95 Mississippi State 0.49658 344 349 37 730
96 North Carolina State 0.49546 356 363 52 771
97 New Mexico 0.49545 312 318 30 660
98 Louisville 0.49269 262 270 15 547
99 Iowa State 0.49233 366 378 38 782
100 Iowa 0.48970 364 380 33 777

101 Brigham Young 0.48417 248 265 24 537
102 Rice 0.48164 313 338 30 681
103 Oklahoma State 0.48095 332 360 43 735
104 Nevada-Reno 0.47679 252 278 30 560
105 William & Mary 0.47664 196 216 16 428
106 Wyoming 0.47644 310 342 27 679
107 Colorado State 0.47407 304 339 32 675
108 Kent 0.47300 223 250 27 500
109 Texas-El Paso 0.46567 251 290 27 568
110 Louisiana-Monroe 0.45316 184 224 19 427

111 Northwestern 0.45253 338 413 39 790
112 Marshall 0.43904 281 365 43 689
113 Indiana 0.43799 315 410 41 766
114 Columbia 0.43767 300 391 39 730
115 Idaho 0.40770 241 356 26 623
116 Wake Forest 0.40469 269 403 31 703
117 Kansas State 0.39619 283 441 37 761

Teams not qualifying for the Win % table

Team Reason
disqualified
Team Reason
disqualified

Air Force 22% years Boise State 9% years
Boston University 1964 last Bucknell 1949 last
Buffalo 8% years Carlisle 1917 last
Carnegie Tech 1940 last Centenary 1941 last
Centre 1926 last Chicago 1939 last

Colgate 1977 last Colorado College 1937 last
Colorado Mines 1937 last Creighton 1942 last
Davidson 1977 last Dayton 1977 last
Denver 1960 last Detroit 1964 last
Drake 1958 last Duquesne 1950 last

Fordham 1954 last Fullerton State 10% years
Furman 1977 last George Washington 1966 last
Georgetown 1950 last Gonzaga 1941 last
Grinnell 1938 last Hardin-Simmons 1963 last
Haskell 1946 last Holy Cross 1977 last

Lafayette 1949 last Long Beach State 23% 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 12% years New York U 1951 last

Northern Colorado 1937 last Phillips 1920 last
Richmond 1977 last Saint Louis 1949 last
Saint Marys 1950 last San Diego State 11% years
San Francisco 1951 last Santa Clara 1952 last
Sewanee 1941 last Southwestern 1927 last

Tampa 1974 last The Citadel 1977 last
VMI 1977 last Washington-Missouri 1942 last
Washington & Jefferson 1934 last Washington & Lee 1953 last
West Texas A&M 1970 last Western State 1937 last
Whitman 1914 last Wichita 28% years

Xavier 1973 last

What the "reason disqualified" values mean:
  • "n last" - Team's last data was in year n, before the end of the range (1980).
  • "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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