Bad Wins Rankings By Conference: 2019 CFN Five-Year Program Analysis

Bad Wins Rankings By Conference: 2019 CFN Five-Year Program Analysis

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Bad Wins Rankings By Conference: 2019 CFN Five-Year Program Analysis

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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 wins 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, so you might as well win them.

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

What’s a Bad Win? It’s a victory over 1) an FCS team or 2) an FBS team that finished its season with three wins or fewer.

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ACC

1 Duke 18

T2 Boston College 13

T2 Clemson 13

T2 Louisville 13

T2 Virginia Tech 13

T6 NC State 12

T6 Georgia Tech 12

T8 Florida State 11

T8 Syracuse 11

T8 Miami 11

T8 North Carolina 11

T12 Wake Forest 10

T12 Virginia 10

14 Pitt 9

American Athletic

1 Memphis 21

T2 Houston 19

T2 USF 19

T4 Cincinnati 17

T4 Temple 17

6 Tulane 15

T7 East Carolina 13

T7 UCF 13

T9 Navy 12

T9 Tulsa 12

T11 Connecticut 10

T11 SMU 10

Big 12

1 Kansas State 18

T2 Baylor 16

T2 Oklahoma State 16

T2 West Virginia 16

5 TCU 15

6 Texas Tech 13

7 Oklahoma 12

8 Texas 9

9 Iowa State 7

10 Kansas 6

Big Ten

1 Wisconsin 14

T2 Indiana 13

T2 Iowa 13

4 Northwestern 12

T5 Illinois 11

T5 Minnesota 11

T7 Michigan State 10

T7 Rutgers 10

T9 Maryland 9

T9 Penn State 9

T11 Michigan 8

T11 Ohio State 8

T11 Nebraska 8

14 Purdue 5

Conference USA

T1 Marshall 17

T1 Southern Miss 17

T3 Middle Tennessee 16

T3 Old Dominion 16

T5 FIU 15

T5 Louisiana Tech 15

T5 North Texas 15

T8 WKU 12

T8 UAB 12*

T8 UTSA 12

T11 Rice 9

T11 UTEP 9

13 Florida Atlantic 8

14 Charlotte 6**

*UAB didn’t play in 2015 and 2016
**Charlotte not in FBS in 2014

Independents

1 BYU 15

2 Army 14

3 New Mexico State 9

T4 Massachusetts 8

T4 Notre Dame 8

6 Liberty 4*

*2018 was Liberty’s first season in the FBS

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