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I-A Winning Percentage 1917-1966 (50 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 0.76366 352 101 23 476
2 Alabama 0.74131 348 112 29 489
3 Tennessee 0.72881 330 114 28 472
4 Army 0.72138 321 116 26 463
5 Southern Cal 0.69639 333 137 29 499
6 Ohio State 0.69249 282 118 26 426
7 Texas 0.69231 332 142 20 494
8 Michigan 0.68519 288 128 16 432
9 Miami-Ohio 0.68080 294 132 22 448
10 Oklahoma 0.67610 305 137 35 477

11 Princeton 0.66794 252 120 21 393
12 Duke 0.65894 287 143 23 453
13 Georgia Tech 0.65582 321 163 23 507
14 Boston College 0.65324 281 144 22 447
15 Dartmouth 0.64483 272 146 17 435
16 Penn State 0.64143 275 148 26 449
17 Michigan State 0.64138 267 144 24 435
18 Syracuse 0.63933 273 149 23 445
19 Holy Cross 0.63723 286 157 27 470
20 Bowling Green 0.63590 227 121 42 390

21 Louisiana State 0.62757 290 166 30 486
22 Southern Miss 0.62159 241 143 19 403
23 Utah 0.62153 257 152 23 432
24 Georgia 0.62118 291 172 28 491
25 Yale 0.62107 244 144 25 413
26 Central Michigan 0.61881 239 143 22 404
27 Tulsa 0.61870 283 170 23 476
28 Mississippi 0.61378 282 173 24 479
29 Minnesota 0.61229 246 151 26 423
30 Ohio 0.61045 246 153 22 421

31 Fresno State 0.60764 250 157 25 432
32 Navy 0.60746 261 163 32 456
33 Colorado 0.60592 255 162 22 439
34 Texas Christian 0.60547 293 185 34 512
35 Pittsburgh 0.60128 269 174 26 469
36 North Texas 0.59545 249 165 26 440
37 Washington 0.59524 262 174 26 462
38 Northern Illinois 0.59494 221 146 28 395
39 Arizona State 0.58747 215 148 20 383
40 Cornell 0.58696 235 163 16 414

41 Louisiana Tech 0.58353 238 167 20 425
42 Rutgers 0.58353 246 174 11 431
43 California 0.58350 282 198 23 503
44 Arizona 0.57845 237 170 20 427
45 Miami-Florida 0.57833 212 152 19 383
46 Nebraska 0.57826 254 182 24 460
47 Harvard 0.57786 224 160 27 411
48 Stanford 0.57718 246 177 24 447
49 Western Michigan 0.57487 219 160 15 394
50 West Virginia 0.57277 261 191 29 481

51 Hawaii 0.57234 217 160 17 394
52 Villanova 0.57223 241 177 25 443
53 Missouri 0.57189 250 183 33 466
54 Baylor 0.57128 261 193 23 477
55 Clemson 0.57008 260 193 25 478
56 Vanderbilt 0.56838 250 186 32 468
57 Pennsylvania 0.56735 239 180 19 438
58 Colgate 0.56706 226 169 30 425
59 Maryland 0.56455 263 200 25 488
60 Oregon State 0.56084 239 184 29 452

61 Utah State 0.56075 229 177 22 428
62 Purdue 0.56014 223 172 29 424
63 UCLA 0.55915 239 186 23 448
64 Arkansas 0.55864 261 204 21 486
65 Texas Tech 0.55517 230 182 23 435
66 Virginia Tech 0.55423 240 190 31 461
67 North Carolina 0.55376 244 194 27 465
68 Auburn 0.55312 251 200 29 480
69 Texas A&M 0.55295 254 202 35 491
70 Florida 0.55063 248 200 26 474

71 Southern Methodist 0.55060 255 204 45 504
72 Illinois 0.55012 226 183 20 429
73 Wisconsin 0.54779 220 179 30 429
74 San Jose State 0.54768 212 173 24 409
75 Oregon 0.54494 229 189 27 445
76 Eastern Michigan 0.54435 190 157 25 372
77 Texas-El Paso 0.54321 208 173 24 405
78 Ball State 0.53882 161 136 25 322
79 Kentucky 0.53648 236 202 28 466
80 Tulane 0.53602 239 205 28 472

81 Mississippi State 0.53319 229 199 24 452
82 Memphis 0.53245 210 183 23 416
83 Akron 0.53234 203 177 22 402
84 Cincinnati 0.52902 225 199 24 448
85 West Texas A&M 0.52819 173 154 10 337
86 Washington State 0.52778 212 188 32 432
87 Furman 0.52556 226 203 21 450
88 Rice 0.52414 250 226 21 497
89 Louisiana-Lafayette 0.51634 227 212 20 459
90 New Mexico 0.51155 211 201 21 433

91 William & Mary 0.51087 134 128 14 276
92 Colorado State 0.50592 203 198 21 422
93 VMI 0.50418 228 224 27 479
94 Iowa 0.50236 202 200 22 424
95 East Carolina 0.50000 129 129 10 268
96 Brown 0.49889 215 216 18 449
97 Wyoming 0.49881 198 199 23 420
98 New Mexico State 0.49765 203 205 17 425
99 South Carolina 0.49370 221 227 28 476
100 Kent 0.49138 158 164 26 348

101 Marshall 0.48851 199 209 27 435
102 Northwestern 0.48812 197 207 17 421
103 Arkansas State 0.48810 171 180 27 378
104 Louisville 0.48098 173 187 8 368
105 Louisiana-Monroe 0.47930 143 156 15 314
106 Kansas 0.47926 202 221 35 458
107 Oklahoma State 0.47912 215 235 29 479
108 Temple 0.47750 174 192 34 400
109 Toledo 0.46795 174 199 17 390
110 Columbia 0.46674 193 222 21 436

111 Nevada-Reno 0.46429 169 197 26 392
112 George Washington 0.46320 172 201 21 394
113 Virginia 0.45344 190 232 29 451
114 Wake Forest 0.44149 194 249 27 470
115 North Carolina State 0.43996 198 256 29 483
116 The Citadel 0.43927 106 136 5 247
117 Davidson 0.43523 177 234 29 440
118 Iowa State 0.43463 175 232 29 436
119 Brigham Young 0.42876 151 205 23 379
120 Richmond 0.41516 108 155 14 277

121 Indiana 0.40307 158 240 25 423
122 Idaho 0.38490 148 241 15 404
123 Kansas State 0.36404 153 277 26 456

Teams not qualifying for the Win % table

Team Reason
disqualified
Team Reason
disqualified

Air Force 22% years Boston University 1964 last
Bucknell 1949 last Buffalo 10% 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 24% years Denver 1960 last
Detroit 1964 last Drake 1958 last
Duquesne 1950 last Florida State 40% years
Fordham 1954 last Georgetown 1950 last

Gonzaga 1941 last Grinnell 1938 last
Hardin-Simmons 1963 last Haskell 1946 last
Houston 42% years Lafayette 1949 last
Long Beach State 1955 first Loyola 1939 last
Loyola-Los Angeles 1951 last Manhattan 1942 last

Marquette 1960 last Montana 1963 last
Montana State 1937 last New York U 1951 last
Northern Colorado 1937 last Pacific 1919 first
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 Washington-Missouri 1942 last
Washington & Jefferson 1934 last Washington & Lee 1953 last
Western State 1937 last Wichita 1950 first
Xavier 1964 first

What the "reason disqualified" values mean:
  • "n last" - Team's last data was in year n, before the end of the range (1966).
  • "n first" - Team's first data was in year n, after the start of the range (1917).
  • "n% years" - Team had data for only n% of years in the range, below the required 50%.


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