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I-A Winning Percentage 1869-1998 (130 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 0.75652 762 231 42 1035
2 Michigan 0.74513 786 257 36 1079
3 Alabama 0.72238 724 265 43 1032
4 Ohio State 0.70845 711 277 53 1041
5 Texas 0.70513 726 294 33 1053
6 Nebraska 0.70384 731 296 40 1067
7 Oklahoma 0.70288 682 273 53 1008
8 Penn State 0.69757 724 302 42 1068
9 Southern Cal 0.69679 667 275 54 996
10 Tennessee 0.69660 691 286 53 1030

11 Florida State 0.66344 369 183 17 569
12 Washington 0.63878 601 329 50 980
13 Miami-Ohio 0.63722 584 323 44 951
14 Central Michigan 0.63209 506 287 36 829
15 Georgia 0.63117 625 354 54 1033
16 Louisiana State 0.62924 607 348 47 1002
17 Arizona State 0.62740 478 279 24 781
18 Army 0.62635 614 356 51 1021
19 Auburn 0.62074 596 355 47 998
20 Colorado 0.61900 601 363 36 1000

21 Miami-Florida 0.61698 452 277 19 748
22 Florida 0.61081 545 340 40 925
23 Texas A&M 0.60648 594 377 48 1019
24 Syracuse 0.60419 625 401 49 1075
25 Michigan State 0.59769 547 361 44 952
26 Bowling Green 0.59756 415 271 52 738
27 UCLA 0.59667 466 309 37 812
28 Arizona 0.59433 497 334 33 864
29 Arkansas 0.59316 579 391 39 1009
30 Georgia Tech 0.59274 583 394 42 1019

31 Fresno State 0.59211 458 311 29 798
32 Louisiana Tech 0.59197 440 298 34 772
33 Southern Miss 0.59114 448 306 25 779
34 West Virginia 0.59030 592 404 45 1041
35 Clemson 0.58731 556 384 45 985
36 Minnesota 0.58598 569 396 41 1006
37 North Carolina 0.58467 591 412 54 1057
38 Virginia Tech 0.58158 558 395 46 999
39 Stanford 0.57835 507 363 49 919
40 Pittsburgh 0.57674 584 423 42 1049

41 Tulsa 0.57543 490 358 27 875
42 Boston College 0.57526 528 385 37 950
43 Utah 0.57089 512 381 31 924
44 Western Michigan 0.57036 446 333 24 803
45 Mississippi 0.57005 544 406 35 985
46 California 0.56841 552 413 51 1016
47 North Texas 0.56651 355 268 31 654
48 Brigham Young 0.55859 416 326 26 768
49 Hawaii 0.55669 424 335 26 785
50 Navy 0.55535 573 453 58 1084

51 Wisconsin 0.54899 517 420 53 990
52 Ball State 0.54709 350 287 32 669
53 Texas Tech 0.54705 420 345 32 797
54 Duke 0.54263 430 360 31 821
55 Air Force 0.54046 254 215 13 482
56 Missouri 0.53987 536 453 52 1041
57 Purdue 0.53513 501 432 49 982
58 Houston 0.53503 298 258 15 571
59 Toledo 0.53414 387 336 24 747
60 Illinois 0.53274 512 446 50 1008

61 Virginia 0.52996 542 478 48 1068
62 Baylor 0.52847 489 434 43 966
63 Oregon 0.52595 473 424 47 944
64 San Jose State 0.52475 395 356 37 788
65 Maryland 0.52450 525 474 42 1041
66 Utah State 0.52370 438 397 30 865
67 Vanderbilt 0.52367 517 468 50 1035
68 East Carolina 0.52342 318 289 12 619
69 Iowa 0.52115 498 456 39 993
70 Kentucky 0.51398 511 482 44 1037

71 Akron 0.51386 427 403 36 866
72 Rutgers 0.51264 547 519 42 1108
73 Kansas 0.51245 506 480 58 1044
74 Southern Methodist 0.51054 409 391 54 854
75 Northern Illinois 0.51051 394 377 38 809
76 Louisiana-Lafayette 0.50743 429 416 30 875
77 Washington State 0.50444 432 424 45 901
78 Wyoming 0.50392 436 429 28 893
79 Arkansas State 0.50166 285 283 33 601
80 Ohio 0.50161 443 440 48 931

81t South Carolina 0.50000 467 467 44 978
81t North Carolina State 0.50000 462 462 55 979
83 Nevada-Reno 0.49844 304 306 30 640
84 Texas Christian 0.49448 465 476 56 997
85 Memphis 0.49176 372 385 32 789
86 Mississippi State 0.49035 438 456 39 933
87 Oklahoma State 0.48778 435 458 48 941
88 Cincinnati 0.48746 461 486 50 997
89 Eastern Michigan 0.48497 396 422 47 865
90 Louisville 0.48061 351 380 17 748

91 Tulane 0.47314 439 491 38 968
92 Colorado State 0.47122 401 452 33 886
93 New Mexico 0.46379 388 451 31 870
94 Oregon State 0.46269 409 479 50 938
95 Iowa State 0.46173 430 505 45 980
96 Temple 0.46012 372 441 52 865
97 Marshall 0.45385 303 369 43 715
98 New Mexico State 0.44812 377 468 32 877
99 Rice 0.44710 377 470 32 879
100 Louisiana-Monroe 0.44203 204 260 19 483

101 Indiana 0.43608 401 525 44 970
102 Northwestern 0.42137 397 553 42 992
103 Idaho 0.41705 261 370 26 657
104 Texas-El Paso 0.41226 305 441 29 775
105 Kansas State 0.41107 377 549 41 967
106 Kent 0.39914 265 406 28 699
107 Wake Forest 0.39634 341 528 33 902

Teams not qualifying for the Win % table

Team Reason
disqualified
Team Reason
disqualified

Boise State 10% years Boston University 1964 last
Brown 1981 last Bucknell 1949 last
Buffalo 7% years Carlisle 1917 last
Carnegie Tech 1940 last Centenary 1941 last
Central Florida 2% years Centre 1926 last

Chicago 1939 last Colgate 1977 last
Colorado College 1937 last Colorado Mines 1937 last
Columbia 1981 last Cornell 1981 last
Creighton 1942 last Dartmouth 1981 last
Davidson 1977 last Dayton 1977 last

Denver 1960 last Detroit 1964 last
Drake 1958 last Duquesne 1950 last
Fordham 1954 last Fullerton State 1992 last
Furman 1977 last George Washington 1966 last
Georgetown 1950 last Gonzaga 1941 last

Grinnell 1938 last Hardin-Simmons 1963 last
Harvard 1981 last Haskell 1946 last
Holy Cross 1977 last Lafayette 1949 last
Long Beach State 1991 last Loyola 1939 last
Loyola-Los Angeles 1951 last Manhattan 1942 last

Marquette 1960 last Montana 1963 last
Montana State 1937 last Nevada-Las Vegas 24% years
New York U 1951 last Northern Colorado 1937 last
Pacific 1995 last Pennsylvania 1981 last
Phillips 1920 last Princeton 1981 last

Richmond 1977 last Saint Louis 1949 last
Saint Marys 1950 last San Diego State 23% years
San Francisco 1951 last Santa Clara 1952 last
Sewanee 1941 last Southwestern 1927 last
Tampa 1974 last The Citadel 1977 last

UAB 2% years VMI 1977 last
Villanova 1980 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 1986 last

William & Mary 1983 last Xavier 1973 last
Yale 1981 last

What the "reason disqualified" values mean:
  • "n last" - Team's last data was in year n, before the end of the range (1998).
  • "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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