2017 CFN Five-Year Program Analysis: FBS Quality Wins Rankings No. 1-130

2017 CFN Five-Year Program Analysis: FBS Quality Wins Rankings No. 1-130

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2017 CFN Five-Year Program Analysis: FBS Quality Wins Rankings No. 1-130

2017 CFN Five-Year Program Analysis: FBS Quality Wins Rankings No. 1-130


How many quality wins did you get? Who came up with the good victories? Here are the 1-130 rankings of the teams with FBS wins over teams with winning record.


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Did you beat the good teams? It’s easy to come up with good records when facing a slew of weak and sad squads, but coming up with quality wins matters more.

In the CFN Five-Year Program Analysis, a Quality Win is a victory over an FBS team that finished with a winning record. Who had the most of those over the last five years?

Alabama not only won the category, it did it by a massive margin.

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Wins over teams that finished with winning records

1. Alabama

2016: USC, WKU, Kentucky, at Arkansas, at Tennessee, Texas A&M, at LSU, Auburn, Florida (SEC Championship), Washington (Peach): 10

2015: Wisconsin, Middle Tennessee, at Georgia, Arkansas, at Texas A&M, Tennessee, LSU, at Mississippi State, at Auburn, Florida (SEC Championship), Michigan State (Cotton), Clemson (CFP Championship): 12

2014: West Virginia, Florida, at Arkansas, Texas A&M, at Tennessee, at LSU, Mississippi State, Auburn, Missouri (SEC Championship): 9

2013: Virginia Tech, at Texas A&M, Colorado State, Ole Miss, LSU, at Mississippi State: 6

2012: Michigan, WKU, Ole Miss, Mississippi State, at LSU, Georgia (SEC Championship), Notre Dame (BCS Championship): 7

5-Year FBS Quality Win Total: 44

T2. Clemson

2016: at Auburn, Troy, at Georgia Tech, Louisville, at Boston College, NC State, at Florida State, at Wake Forest, Virginia Tech (ACC Championship), Ohio State (Fiesta), Alabama (SEC Championship): 11

2015: Appalachian State, at Louisville, Notre Dame, at Miami, at NC State, Florida State, North Carolina (ACC Championship), Oklahoma (Orange): 8

2014: NC State, Louisville, at Boston College, South Carolina, Oklahoma (Russell Athletic): 5

2013: Georgia, at Syracuse, Boston College, at Maryland, Georgia Tech, Ohio State (Orange): 6

2012: Ball State, Virginia Tech, NC State, LSU (Chick-fil-A): 4

5-Year FBS Quality Win Total: 34

T2. Ohio State

2016: Tulsa, at Oklahoma, at Wisconsin, Northwestern, Nebraska, Michigan: 6

2015: at Virginia Tech, Northern Illinois, Western Michigan, Penn State, at Michigan, Notre Dame (Fiesta): 6

2014: Navy, Cincinnati, at Maryland, Rutgers, at Penn State, at Michigan State, at Minnesota, Wisconsin (Big Ten Championship), Alabama (Sugar), Oregon (CFP Championship): 10

2013: Buffalo, San Diego State, Wisconsin, Iowa, Penn State, at Michigan: 6

2012: UCF, at Michigan State, Nebraska, at Penn State, at Wisconsin, Michigan: 6

5-Year FBS Quality Win Total: 34

4. Florida State

2016: at South Florida, at Miami, Wake Forest, at NC State, Boston College, Florida, Michigan (Orange): 7

2015: South Florida, Miami, Louisville, NC State, at Florida: 5

2014: Oklahoma State, Clemson, NC State, Notre Dame, at Louisville, Boston College, Florida, Georgia Tech (ACC Championship): 8

2013: at Pitt, at Boston College, Maryland, at Clemson, Miami, Syracuse, Duke (ACC Championship), Auburn (BCS Championship): 8

2012: Clemson, at Miami, at Virginia Tech, Northern Illinois (Orange): 4

5-Year FBS Quality Win Total: 32

CFN Five-Year Program Analysis: Quality Wins by Conference

5. Stanford

2016: Kansas State, USC, North Carolina (Sun): 3

2015: at USC, Arizona, UCLA, Washington, at Washington State, California, Notre Dame, USC (Pac-12 Championship), Iowa (Rose): 9

2014: at Washington, at UCLA, Maryland (Foster Farms): 3

2013: Arizona State, Washington, UCLA, at Oregon State, Oregon, Notre Dame, Arizona State (Pac-12 Championship): 7

2012: San Jose State, USC, Arizona, Oregon State, at Oregon, at UCLA, UCLA (Pac-12 Championship): Wisconsin (Rose): 8

5-Year FBS Quality Win Total: 30

6. Oklahoma

2016: Kansas State, Baylor, at West Virginia, Oklahoma State, Auburn (Sugar): 5

2015: Akron, at Tennessee, West Virginia, at Kansas State, Texas Tech, at Baylor, TCU, at Oklahoma State: 8

2014: Louisiana Tech, Tennessee, at West Virginia: 3

2013: at Notre Dame, Texas Tech, at Oklahoma State, Alabama (Sugar): 4

2012: at Texas Tech, Texas, Baylor, at West Virginia, Oklahoma State, at TCU: 6

5-Year FBS Quality Win Total: 26

7. Oregon

2016: at Utah: 1

2015: at Washington, California, at Stanford, USC: 4

2014: Michigan State, at UCLA, Washington, Stanford, at Utah, Arizona (Pac-12 Championship), Florida State (Rose Bowl): 7

2013: at Washington, UCLA, Oregon State, Texas (Alamo): 4

2012: Arkansas State, Fresno State, Arizona, Washington, at Arizona State, at USC, at Oregon State, Kansas State (Fiesta): 8

5-Year FBS Quality Win Total: 24

T8. LSU

2016: Southern Miss, at Arkansas, at Texas A&M, Louisville: 4

2015: at Mississippi State, Auburn, Florida, WKU, Texas A&M, Texas Tech (Texas): 6

2014: Wisconsin, at Florida, Ole Miss, at Texas A&M: 4

2013: Auburn, at Mississippi State, Texas A&M, Iowa (Outback): 4

2012: Washington, South Carolina, at Texas A&M, Mississippi State, Ole Miss: 5

5-Year FBS Quality Win Total: 23

T8. Michigan State

2016: 0

2015: at Western Michigan, Oregon, Air Force, Central Michigan, at Michigan, at Ohio State, Penn State, Iowa (Big Ten Championship): 8

2014: Nebraska, at Maryland, Rutgers, at Penn State, Baylor (Cotton): 5

2013: at Iowa, Michigan, at Nebraska, Minnesota, Ohio State (Big Ten Championship), Stanford (Rose Bowl): 6

2012: Boise State, at Central Michigan, at Wisconsin, TCU (Buffalo Wild Wings): 4

5-Year FBS Quality Win Total: 23

T8. Notre Dame

2016: Miami, Army: 2

2015: Navy, USC, at Temple, at Pitt: 4

2014: Rice, Stanford, Navy, LSU (Music City): 4

2013: Michigan State, Arizona State, USC, Navy, BYU: 5

2012: Navy, at Michigan State, Michigan, Miami, Stanford, BYU, at Oklahoma, at USC: 8

5-Year FBS Quality Win Total: 23

CFN Five-Year Program Analysis: Quality Wins by Conference

11 Texas A&M 22
T12 Missouri 21
T12 North Carolina 21
T12 UCLA 21
T12 USC 21

T16 Auburn 20
T16 Baylor 20
T16 Boise State 20
T16 Georgia 20
T16 Oklahoma State 20
T16 Ole Miss 20

T22 Arizona State 18
T22 Virginia Tech 18
T22 Wisconsin 18

T25 Arizona 17
T25 Florida 17
T25 Georgia Tech 17
T25 Kansas State 17
T25 Louisville 17
T25 Miami 17
T25 Nebraska 17
T25 Pitt 17
T25 South Carolina 17
T25 Toledo 17
T25 Western Kentucky 17

T36 Tennessee 16
T36 Washington 16

38 TCU 15

T39 Mississippi State 14
T39 Navy 14
T39 Northwestern 14
T39 Penn State 14
T39 Utah 14
T39 Utah State 14

T45 BYU 13
T45 Houston 13
T45 Michigan 13
T45 Northern Illinois 13
T45 Texas 13

50 Minnesota 12

T51 Air Force 11
T51 Arkansas 11
T51 Iowa 11
T51 San Diego State 11
T51 West Virginia 11
T51 Western Michigan 11

T57 Louisiana 10
T57 Louisiana Tech 10
T57 Memphis 10
T57 San Jose State 10
T57 UCF 10
T57 Washington State 10

T63 Duke 9
T63 Marshall 9
T63 Oregon State 9
T63 Syracuse 9

T67 Arkansas State 8
T67 Boston College 8
T67 Fresno State 8
T67 Ohio 8
T67 Vanderbilt 8

T72 Appalachian State 7
T72 Bowling Green 7
T72 Central Michigan 7
T72 Cincinnati 7
T72 Colorado State 7
T72 East Carolina 7
T72 North Texas 7
T72 South Alabama 7
T72 Texas Tech 7
T72 Tulsa 7
T72 Virginia 7

T83 Ball State 6
T83 California 6
T83 Illinois 6
T83 NC State 6
T83 Rice 6
T83 Temple 6
T83 Troy 6
T83 USF 6
T83 Wyoming 6

T92 Colorado 5
T92 Georgia State 5
T92 Iowa State 5
T92 Kent State 5
T925 Middle Tennessee 5
T92 Rutgers 5
T92 UTSA 5
T92 Wake Forest 5

T100 Indiana 4
T100 Maryland 4
T100 New Mexico 4
T100 Old Dominion 4
T100 Southern Miss 4
T100 Tulane 4

T106 Army 3
T106 Buffalo 3
T106 Connecticut 3
T106 Florida Atlantic 3
T106 Kentucky 3
T106 SMU 3
T106 ULM 3
T106 UNLV 3

T114 Eastern Michigan 2
T114 Georgia Southern 2
T114 Hawaii 2
T114 Miami Univ. 2
T114 Nevada 2
T114 Texas State 2

T120 Akron 1
T120 Charlotte 1
T120 Idaho 1
T120 Kansas 1
T120 New Mexico State 1
T120 Purdue 1
T120 UAB 1

T127 Coastal Carolina 0
T127 FIU 0
T127 Massachusetts 0
T127 UTEP 0

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