2017 CFN Five-Year Program Analysis: Elite Loss Rankings By Conference

2017 CFN Five-Year Program Analysis: Elite Loss Rankings By Conference

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2017 CFN Five-Year Program Analysis: Elite Loss Rankings By Conference

2017 CFN Five-Year Program Analysis: Elite Ross Rankings By Conference


Who had the most elite losses over the last five years? Here are the rankings of the teams by conference, and their losses to the stars.


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Some losses are forgivable.

If you’re dealing with a top team in a year – or in the case of Tennessee and the SEC West, Alabama every year – you’re going to get tagged with a tough defeat that’s hard to get too angry over.

So who, over the last five years, had the most Elite Losses – the ones over the teams that finished a season with two losses or fewer?

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Losses to teams that finished a season with two losses or fewer. 

ACC

T1. Boston College 8

T1. Wake Forest 8

T3. Georgia Tech 7

T3. Miami 7

T5. Clemson 6

T5. NC State 6

T5. Syracuse 6

T8. Florida State 5

T8. Louisville 5

T8. Pitt 5

T8. Virginia Tech 5

12. Duke 4

13. Virginia 3

14. North Carolina 2

American Athletic

1. SMU 8

2. USF 7

T3. Cincinnati 5

T3. Connecticut 5

T3. Memphis 5

T3. Navy 5

T3. Temple 5

T3. Tulsa 5

T3. UCF 5

10. East Carolina 3

T11. Houston 2

T11. Tulane 2

Big Ten

1. Michigan 11

T2. Indiana 10

T2. Maryland 10

T2. Rutgers 10

T5. Purdue 8

T5. Wisconsin 8

T7. Illinois 7

T7. Penn State 7

T9. Michigan State 6

T9. Minnesota 6

T9. Nebraska 6

T12. Iowa 5

T12. Northwestern 5

14. Ohio State 3

Big 12

1. Iowa State 10

2. Kansas 9

T3. Kansas State 8

T3. Oklahoma 8

T3. Oklahoma State 8

T3. Texas Tech 8

T3. West Virginia 8

8. Texas 7

9. TCU 6

10. Baylor 5

Conference USA

1. Florida Atlantic 6

T2. FIU 5

T2. Louisiana Tech 5

T2. Southern Miss 5

T5. Middle Tennessee 3

T5. North Texas 3

T5. Old Dominion 3

T5. UAB 3

T9. Rice 2

T9. UTSA 2

T9. Western Kentucky 2

12. Marshall 1

T13. Charlotte 0

T13. UTEP 0

Independents

1. Notre Dame 6

2. BYU 4

3. Massachusetts 3

4. Army 2

MAC

1. Toledo 7

T2. Akron 6

T2. Bowling Green 6

T2. Buffalo 6

T2. Kent State 6

T6. Ball State 5

T6. Central Michigan 5

T6. Eastern Michigan 5

T6. Northern Illinois 5

T6. Western Michigan 5

T11. Miami Univ. 4

T11. Ohio 4

Mountain West

1. Wyoming 6

2. Colorado State 5

T3. Fresno State 4

T3. Nevada 4

T3. San Diego State 4

T6. Hawaii 3

T6. New Mexico 3

T6. UNLV 3

T9. Air Force 2

T9. San Jose State 2

T9. Utah State 2

12. Boise State 1

Pac-12

1. California 8

2. Washington State 7

T3. Arizona 6

T3. Colorado 6

T3. Oregon State 6

T3. USC 6

T7. Oregon 5

T7. UCLA 5

T7. Washington 5

T10. Stanford 4

T10. Utah 4

12. Arizona State 2

SEC

1. Tennessee 12

2. Auburn 10

T3. Florida 9

T3. Kentucky 9

T3. Ole Miss 9

T6. Mississippi State 8

T6. Missouri 8

T8. LSU 7

T8. Texas A&M 7

T8. Vanderbilt 7

11. Georgia 6

12. Alabama 5

13. South Carolina 4

14. Arkansas 0

Sun Belt

1. Idaho 7

2. ULM 5

3. Arkansas State 4

T4. Louisiana 3

T4. Texas State 3

T6. Georgia Southern 2

T6. Georgia State 2

T6. Troy 2

T9. Appalachian State 1

T9. New Mexico State 1

T9. South Alabama 1

12. Coastal Carolina 0

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