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I-A Winning Percentage 1945-1985 (41 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 Oklahoma 0.78761 351 91 10 452
2 Penn State 0.75520 323 102 8 433
3 Ohio State 0.74578 302 98 15 415
4 Texas 0.74226 331 112 9 452
5 Alabama 0.73268 329 114 19 462
6 Miami-Ohio 0.71256 289 113 12 414
7 Notre Dame 0.71212 299 117 13 429
8 Michigan 0.70735 293 118 11 422
9 Arizona State 0.70513 299 123 7 429
10 Southern Cal 0.70337 304 123 18 445

11 Tennessee 0.66889 291 139 20 450
12 Central Michigan 0.66337 264 132 8 404
13 Louisiana Tech 0.65470 233 121 8 362
14 Nebraska 0.65402 289 151 8 448
15 San Diego State 0.64844 122 65 5 192
16 Arkansas 0.64653 283 152 12 447
17 Georgia 0.64570 282 150 21 453
18 UCLA 0.64535 269 144 17 430
19 Louisiana State 0.64365 278 149 22 449
20 Southern Miss 0.63636 263 149 6 418

21 Bowling Green 0.63275 248 141 14 403
22 Mississippi 0.62756 268 156 15 439
23 Auburn 0.60845 261 166 11 438
24 Georgia Tech 0.60491 264 170 14 448
25 Michigan State 0.60437 243 157 12 412
26 Arkansas State 0.60285 183 118 15 316
27 Rutgers 0.59572 235 159 3 397
28 Clemson 0.59281 248 168 15 431
29 Maryland 0.59060 253 174 9 436
30 Florida State 0.58659 233 162 15 410

31 Florida 0.58656 248 172 19 439
32 Nevada-Las Vegas 0.58291 114 81 4 199
33 Houston 0.57864 240 173 13 426
34 Washington 0.57506 244 179 10 433
35 West Virginia 0.57471 245 180 10 435
36 North Texas 0.57240 203 150 13 366
37 Boston College 0.57090 229 171 9 409
38 Wyoming 0.56888 234 176 11 421
39 Missouri 0.56803 243 183 15 441
40 Ball State 0.56499 205 156 16 377

41 Miami-Florida 0.56452 241 185 8 434
42 Army 0.56448 223 170 18 411
43 Memphis 0.56045 217 169 11 397
44 Fresno State 0.55936 240 188 10 438
45 Hawaii 0.55819 229 180 12 421
46 Long Beach State 0.55660 175 139 4 318
47 East Carolina 0.55515 222 177 9 408
48 Tulsa 0.55081 235 191 7 433
49 Akron 0.54780 206 169 12 387
50 Purdue 0.54512 215 178 17 410

51 North Carolina 0.54442 234 195 10 439
52 Syracuse 0.53253 219 192 4 415
53 Brigham Young 0.53111 226 199 9 434
54 Utah State 0.53030 223 197 9 429
55 Colorado 0.52784 222 198 11 431
56 Arizona 0.52347 216 196 14 426
57 Pittsburgh 0.51981 216 199 14 429
58 Cincinnati 0.51878 215 199 12 426
59 Toledo 0.51825 208 193 10 411
60 Utah 0.51736 218 203 11 432

61 Southern Methodist 0.51720 217 202 17 436
62 Virginia Tech 0.51529 212 199 14 425
63 Duke 0.51418 208 196 19 423
64 Louisville 0.51247 202 192 7 401
65 San Jose State 0.51185 210 200 12 422
66 Stanford 0.50950 208 200 13 421
67 Texas Tech 0.50901 218 210 16 444
68 Ohio University 0.50613 201 196 11 408
69 South Carolina 0.49882 205 206 13 424
70 Nevada-Reno 0.49829 143 144 5 292

71 Baylor 0.49771 211 213 13 437
72 Louisiana-Lafayette 0.49758 200 202 11 413
73 Western Michigan 0.49747 191 193 11 395
74 Air Force 0.49689 154 156 12 322
75 Minnesota 0.49511 196 200 13 409
76 Wisconsin 0.49392 193 198 20 411
77 Northern Illinois 0.49261 196 202 8 406
78 Navy 0.49167 197 204 19 420
79 Kentucky 0.48741 205 216 16 437
80 Oklahoma State 0.48730 203 214 16 433

81 Temple 0.48333 182 195 13 390
82 California 0.47912 201 219 11 431
83 North Carolina State 0.47691 199 219 15 433
84 Pacific 0.47564 199 220 12 431
85 Kansas 0.47460 196 218 19 433
86 Texas A&M 0.47356 198 221 16 435
87 Fullerton State 0.46667 83 95 2 180
88 Kent 0.46599 181 208 8 397
89 Illinois 0.46594 183 211 17 411
90 New Mexico 0.45727 193 230 10 433

91 Iowa 0.45631 181 217 14 412
92 Oregon 0.44406 183 231 15 429
93 Eastern Michigan 0.42744 154 209 16 379
94 Iowa State 0.42482 170 233 16 419
95 Mississippi State 0.42363 171 235 13 419
96 Oregon State 0.42235 174 240 11 425
97 Colorado State 0.42173 176 243 9 428
98 Washington State 0.41706 168 238 16 422
99 Texas Christian 0.40438 165 248 21 434
100 New Mexico State 0.40268 162 242 7 411

101 Rice 0.40046 167 253 12 432
102 Louisiana-Monroe 0.40000 122 185 8 315
103 Virginia 0.39881 164 249 7 420
104 Vanderbilt 0.39860 161 248 20 429
105 Wichita 0.38919 139 221 10 370
106 Texas-El Paso 0.38452 156 253 11 420
107 Tulane 0.38407 157 256 14 427
108 Wake Forest 0.37264 152 260 12 424
109 Idaho 0.36321 112 199 7 318
110 Indiana 0.35539 141 259 8 408

111 Northwestern 0.33374 132 267 7 406
112 Marshall 0.31341 102 230 11 343
113 Kansas State 0.26005 107 310 6 423

Teams not qualifying for the Win % table

Team Reason
disqualified
Team Reason
disqualified

Boise State 24% years Boston University 1964 last
Brown 1981 last Bucknell 1949 last
Buffalo 22% years Colgate 1977 last
Columbia 1981 last Cornell 1981 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
Furman 1977 last George Washington 1966 last
Georgetown 1950 last Hardin-Simmons 1963 last

Harvard 1981 last Haskell 1946 last
Holy Cross 1977 last Lafayette 1949 last
Loyola-Los Angeles 1951 last Marquette 1960 last
Montana 1963 last New York U 1951 last
Pennsylvania 1981 last Princeton 1981 last

Richmond 1977 last Saint Louis 1949 last
Saint Marys 1950 last San Francisco 1951 last
Santa Clara 1952 last Tampa 1974 last
The Citadel 1977 last VMI 1977 last
Villanova 1980 last Washington & Lee 1953 last

West Texas A&M 1970 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 (1985).
  • "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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