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I-A Winning Percentage 1918-1966 (49 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 0.76282 346 100 22 468
2 Alabama 0.74220 343 110 28 481
3 Tennessee 0.72881 330 114 28 472
4 Army 0.71868 314 115 26 455
5 Southern Cal 0.69715 329 135 28 492
6 Texas 0.69547 328 138 20 486
7 Ohio State 0.68705 274 118 25 417
8 Michigan 0.68246 280 126 16 422
9 Oklahoma 0.67811 299 133 34 466
10 Miami-Ohio 0.67727 288 132 20 440

11 Princeton 0.66538 249 120 21 390
12 Duke 0.65894 287 143 23 453
13 Michigan State 0.65493 267 135 24 426
14 Boston College 0.65148 275 142 22 439
15 Georgia Tech 0.64960 312 163 23 498
16 Dartmouth 0.64520 267 143 17 427
17 Penn State 0.64318 270 144 26 440
18 Holy Cross 0.64039 283 153 27 463
19 Bowling Green 0.63590 227 121 42 390
20 Syracuse 0.63448 265 148 22 435

21 Louisiana State 0.63180 287 161 30 478
22 Tulsa 0.62821 283 163 22 468
23 Utah 0.62559 255 148 23 426
24 Southern Miss 0.62159 241 143 19 403
25 Georgia 0.62118 291 172 28 491
26 Central Michigan 0.62095 238 141 22 401
27 Mississippi 0.61839 281 169 23 473
28 Yale 0.61829 241 144 25 410
29 Ohio 0.61501 243 148 22 413
30 Minnesota 0.61005 242 150 26 418

31 Fresno State 0.60764 250 157 25 432
32 Colorado 0.60325 249 160 22 431
33 Navy 0.60268 254 162 32 448
34 Texas Christian 0.60159 285 183 34 502
35 Washington 0.59716 261 172 25 458
36 Northern Illinois 0.59494 221 146 28 395
37t Cornell 0.59259 232 157 16 405
37t Pittsburgh 0.59259 259 174 26 459
39 North Texas 0.59122 243 164 26 433
40 Arizona State 0.58747 215 148 20 383

41 Louisiana Tech 0.58571 236 164 20 420
42 California 0.58537 277 193 22 492
43 Miami-Florida 0.57833 212 152 19 383
44t Arizona 0.57820 234 168 20 422
44t Rutgers 0.57820 239 173 10 422
46 Stanford 0.57718 246 177 24 447
47 Harvard 0.57673 221 159 24 404
48 Villanova 0.57648 241 174 23 438
49 Nebraska 0.57616 249 180 24 453
50 Missouri 0.57533 247 178 33 458

51 Western Michigan 0.57494 215 157 15 387
52 West Virginia 0.57113 255 188 28 471
53 Baylor 0.56838 255 191 22 468
54 Hawaii 0.56812 213 160 16 389
55 Vanderbilt 0.56739 245 183 32 460
56 Clemson 0.56702 254 191 25 470
57 Maryland 0.56667 260 196 24 480
58 Colgate 0.56563 222 167 30 419
59 Purdue 0.56235 220 168 29 417
60 Pennsylvania 0.56089 230 178 19 427

61 Oregon State 0.55955 235 182 28 445
62 UCLA 0.55915 239 186 23 448
63 Arkansas 0.55532 256 203 20 479
64 Texas Tech 0.55517 230 182 23 435
65 North Carolina 0.55376 244 194 27 465
66 Utah State 0.55357 222 177 21 420
67 Florida 0.55342 246 196 26 468
68 Virginia Tech 0.55088 234 188 30 452
69 Southern Methodist 0.55040 252 202 42 496
70 Auburn 0.54989 245 198 28 471

71 San Jose State 0.54768 212 173 24 409
72 Illinois 0.54751 221 181 19 421
73 Eastern Michigan 0.54658 187 153 25 365
74 Wisconsin 0.54621 216 177 29 422
75 Texas A&M 0.54555 246 202 35 483
76 Oregon 0.54452 225 186 27 438
77 Texas-El Paso 0.54332 208 173 23 404
78 Kentucky 0.53939 233 197 27 457
79 Ball State 0.53882 161 136 25 322
80 Cincinnati 0.53620 225 193 24 442

81 Tulane 0.53448 234 202 28 464
82 Memphis 0.53163 207 181 23 411
83 Akron 0.53046 198 174 22 394
84 Furman 0.52828 223 198 21 442
85 West Texas A&M 0.52819 173 154 10 337
86 Mississippi State 0.52703 222 198 24 444
87 Washington State 0.52118 206 188 31 425
88 Rice 0.51840 243 225 21 489
89 Colorado State 0.51449 203 191 20 414
90 New Mexico 0.51279 210 199 21 430

91 William & Mary 0.51087 134 128 14 276
92 Louisiana-Lafayette 0.51002 219 210 20 449
93 Iowa 0.50481 199 195 22 416
94 VMI 0.50426 224 220 26 470
95t Wyoming 0.50000 195 195 23 413
95t East Carolina 0.50000 129 129 10 268
97 South Carolina 0.49573 218 222 28 468
98 Marshall 0.49531 198 202 26 426
99 New Mexico State 0.49523 199 203 17 419
100 Brown 0.49203 207 214 18 439

101 Kent 0.49138 158 164 26 348
102 Arkansas State 0.48518 167 178 26 371
103 Temple 0.48473 174 186 33 393
104 Northwestern 0.48430 192 205 17 414
105 Louisville 0.48098 173 187 8 368
106 Oklahoma State 0.47979 211 230 29 470
107 Louisiana-Monroe 0.47930 143 156 15 314
108 Kansas 0.47444 196 219 35 450
109 Toledo 0.47158 174 196 17 387
110 Columbia 0.46860 191 218 21 430

111 Nevada-Reno 0.46547 169 196 26 391
112 George Washington 0.46320 172 201 21 394
113 Virginia 0.45344 190 232 29 451
114 Wake Forest 0.44589 193 243 26 462
115 The Citadel 0.43927 106 136 5 247
116 North Carolina State 0.43460 192 254 28 474
117 Davidson 0.43140 171 230 29 430
118 Iowa State 0.43007 170 230 29 429
119 Brigham Young 0.42876 151 205 23 379
120 Richmond 0.41516 108 155 14 277

121 Indiana 0.39784 153 238 25 416
122 Idaho 0.38471 146 238 15 399
123 Kansas State 0.35714 147 275 26 448

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
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 41% years Fordham 1954 last
Georgetown 1950 last Gonzaga 1941 last

Grinnell 1938 last Hardin-Simmons 1963 last
Haskell 1946 last Houston 43% 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 (1918).
  • "n% years" - Team had data for only n% of years in the range, below the required 50%.


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