FBS 2021 Teams RANKINGS

View the latest FBS 2021 Teams Rankings based on the industry leading Dunkel Index rating system. The Dunkel Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for our game predictions.

FOOTBALL: FBS RANKINGS

Sport

League

Season


  • W / L RTG
    Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
  • SEA RTG
    Pure Index rating for season.
  • REC RTG
    Most recent pure Index rating.
  • HI
    Highest pure Index rating for season.
  • LO
    Lowest pure Index rating for season.
  • W/L +/-
    Percentage increase/decrease for pure Index rating over previous season.
  • SEA +/-
    Percentage increase/decrease for pure Index rating over previous season.
  • 20 W/L
    Adjusted Index rating for 2020 season.
  • 20 SEA
    Pure Index rating for 2020 season.

Regular Season

RANK TEAMS RECORD W / L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG HI LO 20 W/L 20 SEA W/L +/- SEA +/-
Rankings not yet available for this season
1 Alabama Crimson Tide 6-1 125.088 121.393 119.972 128.460 115.201 129.244 123.332 -0.03% -0.02%
2 Georgia Bulldogs 7-0 122.808 117.636 121.013 122.423 111.320 105.538 104.060 0.16% 0.13%
3 Ohio State Buckeyes 6-1 116.660 112.965 120.813 120.813 106.729 125.215 120.781 -0.07% -0.06%
4 Iowa Hawkeyes 6-1 113.810 110.115 96.331 113.499 96.331 106.478 103.522 0.07% 0.06%
5 Cincinnati Bearcats 6-0 113.707 109.273 107.535 113.254 105.083 108.740 104.306 0.05% 0.05%
6 Oklahoma Sooners 7-0 111.923 106.750 102.474 110.456 102.474 112.284 107.850 0.00% -0.01%
7 Texas A&M Aggies 6-2 107.426 104.470 103.830 110.721 97.475 109.076 104.643 -0.02% 0.00%
8 Ole Miss Rebels 5-1 107.022 104.067 104.508 105.822 100.925 93.117 93.117 0.15% 0.12%
9 Iowa State Cyclones 4-2 106.795 105.317 105.083 107.819 102.586 103.167 100.950 0.04% 0.04%
10 Penn State Nittany Lions 4-2 105.698 104.220 97.227 108.034 97.227 94.850 95.589 0.11% 0.09%
11 Michigan Wolverines 7-0 105.691 100.518 104.189 104.189 90.571 96.271 97.749 0.10% 0.03%
12 Notre Dame Fighting Irish 6-1 105.233 101.539 102.003 107.250 96.308 109.350 104.916 -0.04% -0.03%
13 Michigan State Spartans 6-0 104.873 100.440 100.637 101.724 98.586 84.940 87.156 0.23% 0.15%
14 Texas Longhorns 4-3 103.488 102.749 98.530 107.621 98.530 104.764 102.547 -0.01% 0.00%
15 Oklahoma State Cowboys 5-1 102.422 99.466 102.639 102.778 96.679 97.316 96.577 0.05% 0.03%
16 Arizona State Sun Devils 4-2 101.965 100.487 98.639 104.526 98.182 94.512 94.512 0.08% 0.06%
17 Oregon Ducks 5-1 101.467 98.512 95.876 104.660 95.070 104.273 102.795 -0.03% -0.04%
18 Arkansas Razorbacks 4-3 101.297 100.558 95.634 105.617 92.399 90.628 92.845 0.12% 0.08%
19 Florida Gators 4-3 100.889 100.150 96.696 104.137 96.696 112.962 110.006 -0.11% -0.09%
20 Auburn Tigers 4-2 100.535 99.057 104.231 104.231 95.992 104.535 103.797 -0.04% -0.05%
21 Clemson Tigers 3-3 99.141 99.141 94.026 108.566 94.026 119.198 115.503 -0.17% -0.14%
22 BYU Cougars 6-2 98.924 95.968 90.642 102.700 89.170 105.706 102.750 -0.06% -0.07%
23 Kentucky Wildcats 5-1 97.438 94.482 100.141 100.141 89.878 94.044 94.783 0.04% 0.00%
24 UCLA Bruins 5-3 97.132 95.655 94.339 100.821 93.092 90.683 91.422 0.07% 0.05%
25 Wake Forest Demon Deacons 6-0 96.924 92.490 94.465 95.839 86.285 90.177 89.438 0.07% 0.03%
26 Coastal Carolina Chanticleers 5-1 96.288 93.332 92.190 95.868 91.657 100.658 94.747 -0.04% -0.01%
27 Utah Utes 3-3 96.030 96.030 96.553 100.864 92.208 95.753 95.014 0.00% 0.01%
28 Baylor Bears 5-1 95.651 92.695 98.247 98.247 84.797 86.803 90.497 0.10% 0.02%
29 Pittsburgh Panthers 5-1 94.362 91.406 99.894 99.894 81.611 83.498 83.498 0.13% 0.09%
30 Wisconsin Badgers 4-3 94.238 93.499 98.440 98.544 87.008 105.980 105.980 -0.11% -0.12%
31 LSU Tigers 3-4 94.223 94.962 94.346 96.814 91.109 99.143 98.404 -0.05% -0.03%
32 Louisiana Ragin Cajuns 5-1 94.180 91.224 90.200 95.005 86.431 91.564 87.869 0.03% 0.04%
33 North Carolina Tar Heels 4-3 94.094 93.355 87.134 101.562 86.161 97.621 96.882 -0.04% -0.04%
34 Houston Cougars 5-1 94.002 91.046 96.904 98.220 77.284 84.915 86.393 0.11% 0.05%
35 Oregon State Beavers 4-2 93.681 92.204 95.930 96.080 85.824 86.758 88.975 0.08% 0.04%
36 NC State Wolfpack 4-2 93.580 92.102 92.752 95.308 87.981 90.017 87.800 0.04% 0.05%
37 Mississippi State Bulldogs 4-3 93.042 92.303 95.053 95.960 88.675 84.736 86.953 0.10% 0.06%
38 Nebraska Cornhuskers 2-5 92.916 95.133 95.285 101.436 86.919 86.727 88.205 0.07% 0.08%
39 Minnesota Golden Gophers 5-2 92.897 90.680 92.649 97.287 80.127 93.122 93.861 0.00% -0.03%
40 SMU Mustangs 6-0 92.888 88.454 92.615 92.615 82.808 85.761 85.761 0.08% 0.03%
41 Kansas State Wildcats 3-3 92.482 92.482 92.195 93.645 90.478 87.467 90.423 0.06% 0.02%
42 Indiana Hoosiers 1-5 92.377 95.332 88.850 101.026 88.850 106.374 102.679 -0.13% -0.07%
43 Stanford Cardinal 3-4 92.177 92.916 91.998 95.643 86.587 87.135 85.657 0.06% 0.08%
44 San Diego State Aztecs 6-0 92.018 87.584 91.642 91.642 82.404 86.252 86.252 0.07% 0.02%
45 TCU Horned Frogs 2-4 91.957 93.434 87.977 97.676 87.977 98.431 96.214 -0.07% -0.03%
46 Liberty Flames 5-2 91.786 89.569 81.883 95.704 81.883 87.959 85.742 0.04% 0.04%
47 Nevada Wolf Pack 4-2 91.753 90.276 90.772 92.097 85.312 84.117 81.161 0.09% 0.11%
48 Virginia Cavaliers 5-2 91.389 89.172 92.349 93.950 82.888 86.639 86.639 0.05% 0.03%
49 West Virginia Mountaineers 2-4 91.318 92.796 93.828 96.237 87.679 98.112 98.112 -0.07% -0.05%
50 UTSA Roadrunners 7-0 91.070 85.898 90.741 90.741 83.583 76.588 75.110 0.19% 0.14%
51 Louisville Cardinals 3-3 91.017 91.017 90.620 92.526 89.453 86.597 87.336 0.05% 0.04%
52 Washington Huskies 3-3 90.673 90.673 88.552 92.707 86.543 50.476 48.998 0.80% 0.85%
53 Appalachian State Mountaineers 4-2 90.624 89.146 87.833 92.728 84.154 90.320 87.364 0.00% 0.02%
54 Purdue Boilermakers 4-3 90.437 89.698 89.816 98.192 83.054 87.741 89.219 0.03% 0.01%
55 Air Force Falcons 5-2 90.268 88.051 89.543 93.444 80.669 86.133 86.872 0.05% 0.01%
56 USC Trojans 3-4 90.100 90.839 87.225 99.756 86.377 101.384 98.428 -0.11% -0.08%
57 Boise State Broncos 3-4 90.091 90.830 90.034 94.114 86.989 94.442 92.225 -0.05% -0.02%
58 Tennessee Volunteers 3-4 89.688 90.427 94.448 95.067 84.083 87.118 90.813 0.03% 0.00%
59 Virginia Tech Hokies 2-4 89.278 90.755 86.396 92.643 86.396 87.495 88.973 0.02% 0.02%
60 Maryland Terrapins 3-3 88.211 88.211 81.958 92.503 81.958 83.835 84.574 0.05% 0.04%
61 Texas Tech Red Raiders 4-3 88.000 87.261 87.357 89.953 85.311 87.267 87.267 0.01% 0.00%
62 Fresno State Bulldogs 5-2 87.081 84.864 90.122 90.122 78.156 76.626 76.626 0.14% 0.11%
63 Army Black Knights 4-3 86.843 86.104 81.823 92.369 81.680 86.010 83.793 0.01% 0.03%
64 Miami Hurricanes 2-4 86.829 88.307 88.639 93.548 86.082 95.928 92.233 -0.09% -0.04%
65 Rutgers Scarlet Knights 2-4 86.497 87.975 81.142 91.857 81.142 82.058 84.275 0.05% 0.04%
66 UCF Knights 3-3 86.479 86.479 85.658 91.901 82.806 96.015 94.537 -0.10% -0.09%
67 Syracuse Orange 3-4 84.700 85.439 88.844 88.844 83.310 71.891 77.064 0.18% 0.11%
68 Northwestern Wildcats 2-4 84.426 85.904 83.907 92.966 80.434 100.160 97.204 -0.16% -0.12%
69 Tulsa Golden Hurricane 3-3 83.654 83.654 76.717 92.706 75.511 94.398 91.442 -0.11% -0.09%
70 Boston College Eagles 3-3 83.584 83.584 81.288 86.838 81.288 87.306 88.045 -0.04% -0.05%
71 Florida State Seminoles 3-3 83.179 83.179 91.622 91.621 77.812 74.749 75.488 0.11% 0.10%
72 Colorado State Rams 3-3 82.727 82.727 85.294 88.513 73.787 75.475 76.953 0.10% 0.08%
73 East Carolina Pirates 2-4 82.648 84.126 86.619 87.764 79.908 75.940 77.418 0.09% 0.09%
74 Washington State Cougars 3-4 82.563 83.302 90.114 91.586 75.596 89.043 90.521 -0.07% -0.08%
75 Ball State Cardinals 3-4 82.510 83.249 82.333 90.626 74.181 84.538 80.843 -0.02% 0.03%
76 Marshall Thundering Herd 3-3 82.358 82.358 80.280 88.880 77.650 86.868 85.390 -0.05% -0.04%
77 UAB Blazers 4-3 81.976 81.237 74.766 86.433 74.765 82.306 82.306 0.00% -0.01%
78 California Golden Bears 1-5 81.868 84.824 87.531 88.019 79.025 82.006 83.484 0.00% 0.02%
79 Wyoming Cowboys 3-3 81.034 81.034 69.704 90.800 69.704 81.328 82.806 0.00% -0.02%
80 Missouri Tigers 2-4 80.911 82.389 77.458 87.485 76.273 95.896 95.157 -0.16% -0.13%
81 Illinois Fighting Illini 3-5 80.471 81.949 83.849 88.476 77.614 82.056 85.012 -0.02% -0.04%
82 Western Michigan Broncos 4-3 80.466 79.727 77.281 85.016 71.181 79.903 78.426 0.01% 0.02%
83 South Carolina Gamecocks 3-4 79.573 80.312 76.354 83.088 76.354 83.517 87.212 -0.05% -0.08%
84 Utah State Aggies 4-2 79.544 78.066 80.855 80.854 74.683 66.781 69.737 0.19% 0.12%
85 Memphis Tigers 3-4 79.461 80.200 76.539 85.098 75.652 87.609 85.392 -0.09% -0.06%
86 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers 2-4 79.123 80.601 80.783 81.988 77.618 72.957 72.957 0.08% 0.10%
87 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets 2-4 78.730 80.208 79.549 91.274 74.581 74.511 77.467 0.06% 0.04%
88 Hawaii Rainbow Warriors 3-4 78.393 79.132 78.997 80.909 77.619 77.297 77.297 0.01% 0.02%
89 Colorado Buffaloes 1-5 78.190 81.146 76.862 88.033 76.862 89.289 87.072 -0.12% -0.07%
90 Florida Atlantic Owls 3-3 78.190 78.190 80.105 81.891 70.930 82.344 81.605 -0.05% -0.04%
91 Buffalo Bulls 3-4 78.058 78.797 78.838 82.952 74.434 91.699 88.743 -0.15% -0.11%
92 Tulane Green Wave 0-6 77.591 82.025 76.012 90.306 76.012 87.419 86.680 -0.11% -0.05%
93 San José State Spartans 3-4 77.187 77.926 76.265 86.091 74.317 92.220 87.048 -0.16% -0.10%
94 Kent State Golden Flashes 3-4 76.985 77.724 71.931 80.742 71.031 81.877 80.399 -0.06% -0.03%
95 Miami (OH) RedHawks 3-4 76.758 77.497 82.699 82.699 74.851 78.278 77.539 -0.02% 0.00%
96 Toledo Rockets 3-4 76.630 77.369 81.173 81.173 73.174 76.490 75.012 0.00% 0.03%
97 Eastern Michigan Eagles 4-3 75.903 75.164 78.771 78.771 71.083 71.044 72.522 0.07% 0.04%
98 Georgia State Panthers 3-4 74.401 75.140 77.258 77.258 72.115 74.713 73.974 0.00% 0.02%
99 Northern Illinois Huskies 5-2 73.893 71.676 72.765 74.542 67.007 63.314 67.748 0.17% 0.06%
100 Troy Trojans 3-3 73.395 73.395 71.315 78.849 67.806 74.412 76.629 -0.01% -0.04%
101 Duke Blue Devils 2-4 72.344 73.822 68.899 77.945 68.899 78.034 80.990 -0.07% -0.09%
102 UTEP Miners 5-1 72.240 69.284 75.685 75.685 64.719 62.811 65.028 0.15% 0.07%
103 Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders 2-4 71.060 72.538 74.866 74.866 68.386 62.486 62.486 0.14% 0.16%
104 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 1-5 70.970 73.926 68.866 77.018 68.866 75.797 76.536 -0.06% -0.03%
105 South Alabama Jaguars 3-3 70.857 70.857 71.213 76.660 67.233 66.922 68.400 0.06% 0.04%
106 Central Michigan Chippewas 3-4 70.823 71.562 72.196 72.664 70.201 76.052 76.052 -0.07% -0.06%
107 Georgia Southern Eagles 1-5 69.827 72.783 65.942 76.755 65.941 75.490 74.752 -0.08% -0.03%
108 Charlotte 49ers 3-3 68.943 68.943 65.548 70.363 65.548 74.057 74.796 -0.07% -0.08%
109 Vanderbilt Commodores 2-5 68.133 70.350 65.784 75.813 65.784 70.401 74.835 -0.03% -0.06%
110 Arizona Wildcats 0-6 67.511 71.945 71.814 74.257 68.879 75.857 79.552 -0.11% -0.10%
111 South Florida Bulls 1-5 67.510 70.466 74.839 74.839 64.601 63.560 67.255 0.06% 0.05%
112 New Mexico Lobos 2-5 66.757 68.974 72.707 72.707 64.711 65.013 67.230 0.03% 0.03%
113 Texas State Bobcats 2-4 65.738 67.216 66.359 70.257 64.061 64.447 68.142 0.02% -0.01%
114 Navy Midshipmen 1-6 65.578 69.273 77.658 77.658 60.940 73.472 76.428 -0.11% -0.09%
115 Ohio Bobcats 1-6 64.575 68.270 67.630 71.830 66.790 79.928 79.189 -0.19% -0.14%
116 Rice Owls 2-4 64.446 65.924 70.100 78.253 59.434 73.199 73.938 -0.12% -0.11%
117 UNLV Rebels 0-6 64.329 68.763 70.656 71.119 65.483 63.157 67.591 0.02% 0.02%
118 Temple Owls 2-4 63.365 64.843 64.797 68.384 61.773 69.551 72.506 -0.09% -0.11%
119 Arkansas State Red Wolves 0-6 63.342 67.776 69.978 71.083 65.172 69.454 71.671 -0.09% -0.05%
120 Kansas Jayhawks 0-6 58.796 63.230 66.190 67.245 60.118 62.498 66.932 -0.06% -0.06%
121 UL Monroe Warhawks 3-3 58.177 58.177 70.317 70.317 50.796 49.537 53.232 0.17% 0.09%
122 Florida International Panthers 0-6 58.055 62.489 60.964 65.712 59.760 65.902 67.380 -0.12% -0.07%
123 North Texas Mean Green 0-6 57.913 62.347 62.714 64.791 60.172 69.266 68.527 -0.16% -0.09%
124 Old Dominion Monarchs 0-6 57.303 61.736 63.006 64.345 57.943 0.000 0.000 0% 0%
125 Southern Miss Golden Eagles 0-6 56.974 61.408 58.592 64.279 58.592 61.423 63.640 -0.07% -0.04%
126 Bowling Green Falcons 1-6 53.440 57.135 56.086 67.952 46.200 43.469 47.164 0.23% 0.21%
127 New Mexico State Aggies 0-7 53.312 58.485 62.749 62.749 54.644 0.000 0.000 0% 0%
128 Akron Zips 1-6 50.005 53.700 57.052 61.457 48.336 45.325 48.281 0.10% 0.11%
129 UConn Huskies 0-7 47.836 53.009 49.824 59.789 49.438 0.000 0.000 0% 0%
130 UMass Minutemen 1-6 38.088 41.782 47.005 49.851 32.093 6.857 9.813 4.55% 3.26%

Postseason

RANK TEAMS RECORD W / L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG HI LO 20 W/L 20 SEA W/L +/- SEA +/-
Rankings not yet available for this season

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