2018 CFN Five-Year Program Analysis: Bad Wins Rankings By Conference

2018 CFN Five-Year Program Analysis: Bad Wins Rankings By Conference

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2018 CFN Five-Year Program Analysis: Bad Wins Rankings By Conference


Who had the most bad wins over the last five years? Here are the conference rankings of the teams with the most – and least – wins over the bad teams in each college football season.


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They’re the empty calorie wins.

They’re the ones that don’t really do much for college football as a whole, but they’re also the ones you have to use as the tune-ups and help the overall record. They’re on the schedule, you might as well win them.

What does this generally mean? The more Bad Wins means easier schedules and easier paths.

They’re the bad wins. They’re the ones over the FCS teams, along with the teams that finished with three wins or fewer.

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ACC

1 Duke 20

2 Louisville 18

T3 Boston College 15

T3 Clemson 15

5 Virginia Tech 13

T6 Florida State 12

T6 Miami 12

T6 North Carolina 12

9 Georgia Tech 11

T10 NC State 10

T10 Syracuse 10

T10 Wake Forest 10

T10 Pitt 10

14 Virginia 8

American Athletic

1 Temple 19

T2 Cincinnati 18

T2 Houston 18

T4 Memphis 17

T4 USF 17

6 East Carolina 16

T7 UCF 14

T7 Navy 14

T7 Tulane 14

10 SMU 12

T11 Connecticut 11

T11 Tulsa 11

Big 12

1 Kansas State 18

2 TCU 17

T3 Baylor 16

T3 Oklahoma State 16

T3 West Virginia 16

T6 Oklahoma 13

T6 Texas Tech 13

8 Texas 10

9 Iowa State 7

10 Kansas 5

Big Ten

1 Iowa 16

T2 Indiana 14

T2 Rutgers 14

T2 Northwestern 14

T2 Wisconsin 14

T6 Michigan State 12

T6 Minnesota 12

8 Illinois 11

9 Nebraska 10

T10 Ohio State 9

T10 Penn State 9

12 Michigan 8

13 Maryland 7

14 Purdue 6

Conference USA

1 Old Dominion 22

2 Marshall 20

3 Middle Tennessee 19

4 WKU 15

T5 Louisiana Tech 14

T5 North Texas 14

T5 Southern Miss 14

T8 Rice 13

T8 UTSA 13

10 FIU 12

11 Florida Atlantic 11

T12 UAB 10*

T12 UTEP 10

14 Charlotte 4**

*UAB didn’t play for two years
**Only in FBS for three years

Independents

1 BYU 14

2 Army 12

T3 New Mexico State 10

T3 Notre Dame 10

5 UMass 7

6 Liberty 0*

*2018 is first season in FBS

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