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I-A Winning Percentage 1869-2002 (134 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 0.74977 791 250 42 1083
2 Michigan 0.74557 823 269 36 1128
3 Alabama 0.71739 754 284 43 1081
4 Oklahoma 0.70896 725 282 53 1060
5 Texas 0.70814 766 306 33 1105
6 Ohio State 0.70807 746 292 53 1091
7 Nebraska 0.70688 771 308 40 1119
8 Tennessee 0.69769 727 300 53 1080
9 Penn State 0.69293 753 322 42 1117
10 Southern Cal 0.69091 695 296 54 1045

11 Florida State 0.67339 409 194 17 620
12 Washington 0.64043 634 345 50 1029
13 Georgia 0.63620 662 367 54 1083
14 Miami-Ohio 0.63490 611 342 44 997
15 Miami-Florida 0.63346 496 283 19 798
16 Louisiana State 0.62750 636 368 47 1051
17 Auburn 0.62034 626 374 47 1047
18 Arizona State 0.61928 502 304 24 830
19 Colorado 0.61714 630 384 36 1050
20 Florida 0.61680 582 354 40 976

21 Central Michigan 0.61442 519 319 36 874
22 Army 0.60741 622 393 51 1066
23 Texas A&M 0.60637 623 396 48 1067
24 Syracuse 0.60240 652 422 49 1123
25 Fresno State 0.59636 493 329 29 851
26 Michigan State 0.59560 573 382 44 999
27 Georgia Tech 0.59495 615 412 42 1069
28 Bowling Green 0.59387 439 292 52 783
29 Arkansas 0.59348 609 411 39 1059
30 UCLA 0.59313 491 331 37 859

31 Southern Miss 0.59311 478 324 25 827
32 Virginia Tech 0.59199 598 405 46 1049
33 Clemson 0.58752 585 404 45 1034
34 Arizona 0.58626 517 360 33 910
35 West Virginia 0.58594 615 428 45 1088
36 Louisiana Tech 0.58486 462 323 34 819
37 Minnesota 0.58397 595 418 41 1054
38 Boston College 0.57908 560 402 37 999
39 North Carolina 0.57790 611 439 54 1104
40 Pittsburgh 0.57703 612 443 42 1097

41 Stanford 0.57565 531 385 49 965
42 Mississippi 0.57164 573 425 35 1033
43 Utah 0.57062 538 401 31 970
44 Western Michigan 0.56824 471 355 24 850
45 Brigham Young 0.56235 447 345 26 818
46 Hawaii 0.55981 455 355 26 836
47 California 0.55749 566 444 51 1061
48 Tulsa 0.55646 499 395 27 921
49 North Texas 0.55421 373 297 31 701
50 Wisconsin 0.55283 549 439 53 1041

51 Texas Tech 0.54900 449 366 32 847
52 Air Force 0.54623 283 234 13 530
53 Toledo 0.54591 422 349 24 795
54 Navy 0.54030 581 490 58 1129
55 Oregon 0.53726 510 436 47 993
56 Purdue 0.53686 529 453 49 1031
57 Illinois 0.53555 540 465 50 1055
58 Ball State 0.53501 366 316 32 714
59 Missouri 0.53223 552 482 52 1086
60 Virginia 0.53041 569 501 48 1118

61 Maryland 0.52984 556 491 42 1089
62 East Carolina 0.52624 345 310 12 667
63 Houston 0.52029 313 288 15 616
64 Duke 0.52021 435 400 31 866
65 Iowa 0.51825 520 482 39 1041
66 San Jose State 0.51796 414 384 37 835
67 Utah State 0.51595 454 425 30 909
68 Baylor 0.51385 498 470 43 1011
69 Vanderbilt 0.51296 529 501 50 1080
70 Northern Illinois 0.51288 419 397 38 854

71 Akron 0.51153 448 427 36 911
72 Kentucky 0.50785 528 511 44 1083
73 Washington State 0.50738 459 445 45 949
74 North Carolina State 0.50680 494 480 55 1029
75 Texas Christian 0.50431 499 490 56 1045
76 Kansas 0.50367 520 512 58 1090
77 Southern Methodist 0.50056 423 422 54 899
78 Rutgers 0.49870 554 557 42 1153
79 South Carolina 0.49854 489 492 44 1025
80 Ohio 0.49590 460 468 48 976

81 Louisville 0.49311 385 396 17 798
82 Wyoming 0.49254 448 462 28 938
83 Louisiana-Lafayette 0.49239 438 452 30 920
84 Mississippi State 0.49133 462 479 39 980
85 Cincinnati 0.48757 485 511 50 1046
86 Arkansas State 0.48609 298 316 33 647
87 Memphis 0.48561 389 413 32 834
88 Oklahoma State 0.48531 455 484 48 987
89 Nevada-Reno 0.48397 317 339 30 686
90 Colorado State 0.48344 436 467 33 936

91 Marshall 0.47914 346 378 43 767
92 Eastern Michigan 0.47418 408 455 47 910
93 Oregon State 0.47160 440 496 50 986
94 Tulane 0.47094 459 518 38 1015
95 Iowa State 0.46599 457 527 45 1029
96 New Mexico 0.46351 410 477 31 918
97 Temple 0.45275 386 472 52 910
98 New Mexico State 0.44854 398 493 32 923
99 Rice 0.44697 397 495 32 924
100 Indiana 0.43153 416 555 44 1015

101 Kansas State 0.42878 416 561 41 1018
102 Louisiana-Monroe 0.42519 215 294 19 528
103 Northwestern 0.42004 415 581 42 1038
104 Idaho 0.41168 276 400 26 702
105 Texas-El Paso 0.40937 322 471 29 822
106 Wake Forest 0.39989 363 553 33 949
107 Kent 0.39113 277 439 28 744

Teams not qualifying for the Win % table

Team Reason
disqualified
Team Reason
disqualified

Boise State 13% years Boston University 1964 last
Brown 1981 last Bucknell 1949 last
Buffalo 10% years Carlisle 1917 last
Carnegie Tech 1940 last Centenary 1941 last
Central Florida 5% years Centre 1926 last

Chicago 1939 last Colgate 1977 last
Colorado College 1937 last Colorado Mines 1937 last
Columbia 1981 last Connecticut 2% years
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
Middle Tennessee State 3% years Montana 1963 last
Montana State 1937 last Nevada-Las Vegas 26% 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 25% years
San Francisco 1951 last Santa Clara 1952 last
Sewanee 1941 last South Florida 1% years

Southwestern 1927 last Tampa 1974 last
The Citadel 1977 last Troy 1% years
UAB 5% 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 (2002).
  • "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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