2017 CFN Five-Year Program Analysis Rankings: ACC

2017 CFN Five-Year Program Analysis Rankings: ACC

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2017 CFN Five-Year Program Analysis Rankings: ACC

2017 CFN Five-Year Program Analysis Rankings: ACC


Which college programs have been the strongest lately and which struggled? Welcome to the 2017 CFN Five-Year Analysis of the ACC programs. 


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CFN Five-Year Program Analysis: Rankings No. 1 to 130

How are the rankings determined?

FBS Wins: Victories over FBS teams – no credit given for scheduling an FCS program.
Ranking Programs 1-130 By FBS Wins | By Conference

Attendance Score: This is what funds everything else. It’s the average of the attendance divided by 1,000 for the score – average 21,698 fans per game over five years, get a score of 2.17.
Ranking Programs 1-130 By Attendance | By Conference

Quality Wins: Wins over FBS teams that finished with winning records.
Ranking Programs 1-130 By Quality Wins | By Conference

Elite Wins: Wins over FBS teams that finished with two losses or fewer, or on the road over teams that finished with three losses or fewer. An extra 0.5 added for a win over a two-loss team on the road. Bowls count, too.
Ranking Programs 1-130 By Elite Wins | By Conference

Bad Losses: Losses to FCS teams or to FBS teams that finished with three losses or fewer. An extra 0.5 taken away from a Bad Loss at home.
Ranking Programs 1-130 By Bad Losses | By Conference

Bad Wins Score: Wins over FCS teams or to FBS teams that finished with three losses or fewer. Score is -0.25 per Bad Win.
Ranking Programs 1-130 By Bad Wins | By Conference

Elite Loss Score: Losses to teams that finished a season with two losses or fewer. Score is +0.25 per Elite Loss.
Ranking Programs 1-130 By Elite Losses | By Conference

Conference Win %: Self-explanatory. Total records are taken from independent teams.
Ranking Programs 1-130 By League Win % | By Conference

Draft Score: How many players were drafted by the NFL? Score is half the number of players drafted.
Ranking Programs 1-130 By Draft | By Conference

APR Score: The Academic Progress Rate. Score determined by an average of the last five years devised by 100.
Ranking Programs 1-130 By APR | By Conference

CFN Preview 2017: Team Previews, Rankings, Features

CFN ACC Five-Year Program Analysis Rankings

14. Wake Forest

FBS Wins: 17
Attendance Score: 2.75
Quality Wins: 5
Elite Wins: 0
Bad Losses: 1.5
Bad Wins Score: 3
Elite Losses Score: 2
Conference Win %: 0.250
Drafted Score: 2
APR Score: 9.692
Five-Year Program Analysis Score: 34.20
2017 Wake Forest Preview

13. Virginia

FBS Wins: 131
Attendance Score: 4.31
Quality Wins: 7
Elite Wins: 0
Bad Losses: 2.5
Bad Wins Score: 1.5
Elite Losses Score: 0.75
Conference Win %: 0.225
Drafted Score: 3.5
APR Score: 9.648
Five-Year Program Analysis Score: 34.43
2017 Virginia Preview

12. Boston College

FBS Wins: 20
Attendance Score: 3.33
Quality Wins: 8
Elite Wins: 0
Bad Losses: 2.5
Bad Wins Score: 3.75
Elite Loss Score: 2
Conference Win %: 0.275
Draft Score: 5.5
APR Score: 9.804
Five-Year Program Analysis Score: 42.66
2017 Boston College Preview

11. Syracuse

FBS Wins: 21
Attendance Score: 3.63
Quality Wins: 9
Elite Wins: 1
Bad Losses: 0
Bad Wins Score: 2.75
Elite Loss Score: 1.5
Conference Win %: 0.359
Draft Score: 3
APR Score: 9.664
Five-Year Program Analysis Score: 46.40
2017 Syracuse Preview

10. NC State

FBS Wins: 27
Attendance Score: 5.52
Quality Wins: 6
Elite Wins: 1
Bad Losses: 1
Bad Wins Score: 2.75
Elite Loss Score: 1.5
Conference Win %: 0.325
Draft Score: 5
APR Score: 9.566
Five-Year Program Analysis Score: 52.16
2017 NC State Preview

9. Duke

FBS Wins: 36
Attendance Score: 2.76
Quality Wins: 9
Elite Wins: 0
Bad Losses: 1.5
Bad Wins Score: 4.75
Elite Loss Score: 1
Conference Win %: 0.475
Draft Score: 2
APR Score: 9.920
Five-Year Program Analysis Score: 54.90
2017 Duke Preview

8. Pitt

FBS Wins: 31
Attendance Score: 4.54
Quality Wins: 17
Elite Wins: 1.5
Bad Losses: 1
Bad Wins Score: 2.5
Elite Loss Score: 1.25
Conference Win %: 0.538
Draft Score: 5
APR Score: 9.662
Five-Year Program Analysis Score: 66.99
2017 Pitt Preview

7. Georgia Tech

FBS Wins: 31
Attendance Score: 4.80
Quality Wins: 17
Elite Wins: 2
Bad Losses: 0
Bad Wins Score: 2.75
Elite Loss Score: 1.75
Conference Win %: 0.525
Draft Score: 4.5
APR Score: 9.828
Five-Year Program Analysis Score: 68.65
2017 Georgia Tech Preview

CFN Five-Year Program Analysis: Rankings No. 1 to 130

6. Virginia Tech

FBS Wins: 34
Attendance Score: 6.29
Quality Wins: 18
Elite Wins: 2.5
Bad Losses: 1
Bad Wins Score: 3
Elite Loss Score: 1.25
Conference Win %: 0.550
Draft Score: 6.5
APR Score: 9.720
Five-Year Program Analysis Score: 74.81
2017 Virginia Tech Preview

5. North Carolina

FBS Wins: 36
Attendance Score: 5.13
Quality Wins: 21
Elite Wins: 1
Bad Losses: 1
Bad Wins Score: 3.25
Elite Loss Score: 0.5
Conference Win %: 0.650
Draft Score: 8
APR Score: 9.440
Five-Year Program Analysis Score: 77.47
2017 North Carolina Preview

4. Miami

FBS Wins: 34
Attendance Score: 5.20
Quality Wins: 17
Elite Wins: 2
Bad Losses: 0
Bad Wins Score: 3.25
Elite Loss Score: 1.75
Conference Win %: 0.575
Draft Score: 11
APR Score: 9.692
Five-Year Program Analysis Score: 77.97
2017 Miami Preview

3. Louisville

FBS Wins: 45
Attendance Score: 5.18
Quality Wins: 17
Elite Wins: 1.5
Bad Losses: 0
Bad Wins Score: 5
Elite Loss Score: 1.25
Conference Win %: 0.744
Draft Score: 8.5
APR Score: 9.636
Five-Year Program Analysis Score: 83.81
2017 Louisville Preview

2. Florida State

FBS Wins: 53
Attendance Score: 7.67
Quality Wins: 32
Elite Wins: 9
Bad Losses: 1
Bad Wins Score: 3.75
Elite Loss Score: 1.25
Conference Win %: 0.850
Draft Score: 17.5
APR Score: 9.502
Five-Year Program Analysis Score: 126.02
2017 Florida State Preview

1. Clemson

FBS Wins: 55
Attendance Score: 8.20
Quality Wins: 34
Elite Wins: 10
Bad Losses: 0
Bad Wins Score: 4
Elite Loss Score: 1.5
Conference Win %: 0.875
Draft Score: 15
APR Score: 9.830
Five-Year Program Analysis Score: 130.41
2017 Clemson Preview

CFN Five-Year Program Analysis: Rankings No. 1 to 130

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