College Football News 2019 Final Season Rankings: Who Had The Best Seasons?

College Football News 2019 Final Season Rankings: Who Had The Best Seasons?

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College Football News 2019 Final Season Rankings: Who Had The Best Seasons?

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2019 Top 50 College Football Seasons

50 Oklahoma State (8-5)

2019 Season Score: 11.11
2019 CFN Preseason Ranking: 24
2018 Final Season Ranking: 45
2017 Final Season Ranking: 20
Key Season Score Element: 422 points scored
Best Win: at Iowa State 34-27
Worst Loss: at Texas Tech 45-35

49 Pitt (8-5)

2019 Season Score: 11.20
2019 CFN Preseason Ranking: 56
2018 Final Season Ranking: 47
2017 Final Season Ranking: 86
Key Season Score Element: Just 275 points scored
Best Win: UCF 35-34
Worst Loss: Boston College 26-19

48 Wyoming (8-5)

2019 Season Score: 11.36
2019 CFN Preseason Ranking: 91
2018 Final Season Ranking: 90
2017 Final Season Ranking: 51
Key Season Score Element: Just 231 points allowed4 one
Best Win: Nevada 31-3
Worst Loss: at Tulsa 24-21

47 Miami University (8-6)

2019 Season Score: 11.51
2019 CFN Preseason Ranking: 107
2018 Final Season Ranking: 70
2017 Final Season Ranking: 92
Key Season Score Element: 4 of the 8 victories were Quality Wins
Best Win: Central Michigan 26-21 (MAC Championship)
Worst Loss: at Ball State 41-27

46 Utah State (7-6)

2019 Season Score: 11.60
2019 CFN Preseason Ranking: 72
2018 Final Season Ranking: 19
2017 Final Season Ranking: 87
Key Season Score Element: Elite Win at San Diego State
Best Win: at San Diego State 23-17
Worst Loss: Kent State 51-41 (Frisco Bowl)

45 Kentucky (8-5)

2019 Season Score: 11.64
2019 CFN Preseason Ranking: 38
2018 Final Season Ranking: 12
2017 Final Season Ranking: 59
Key Season Score Element: Just 251 points allowed
Best Win: Virginia Tech 37-30 (Belk Bowl)
Worst Loss: at Mississippi State 28-13

44 Virginia Tech (8-5)

2019 Season Score: 11.67
2019 CFN Preseason Ranking: 37
2018 Final Season Ranking: 65
2017 Final Season Ranking: 32
Key Season Score Element: 4 of the 8 victories were Bad Wins
Best Win: Pitt 28-0
Worst Loss: at Boston College 35-28

43 Louisiana Tech (10-3)

2019 Season Score: 11.90
2019 CFN Preseason Ranking: 94
2018 Final Season Ranking: 77
2017 Final Season Ranking: 62
Key Season Score Element: 10 wins the most by far by anyone ranked lower than 32
Best Win: Miami 14-0 (Independence Bowl)
Worst Loss: at Marshall 31-10

42 Western Michigan (7-6)

2019 Season Score: 11.97
2019 CFN Preseason Ranking: 96
2018 Final Season Ranking: 76
2017 Final Season Ranking: 80
Key Season Score Element: 4 of the 7 victories were Quality Wins
Best Win: Central Michigan 31-15
Worst Loss: at Northern Illinois 17-14

41 Kansas State (8-5)

2019 Season Score: 12.19
2019 CFN Preseason Ranking: 31
2018 Final Season Ranking: 94
2017 Final Season Ranking: 42
Key Season Score Element: Just 278 points allowed
Best Win: Oklahoma 48-41
Worst Loss: West Virginia 24-20

40 WKU (9-4)

2019 Season Score: 12.38
2019 CFN Preseason Ranking: 102
2018 Final Season Ranking: 111
2017 Final Season Ranking: 89
Key Season Score Element: Bad loss to Central Arkansas kept WKU out of the top 25
Best Win: Western Michigan 23-20 (First Responder Bowl)
Worst Loss: Central Arkansas 35-28

39 Buffalo (8-5)

2019 Season Score: 12.44
2019 CFN Preseason Ranking: 101
2018 Final Season Ranking: 34
2017 Final Season Ranking: 73
Key Season Score Element: Outscored teams by 132 points
Best Win: Temple 38-22
Worst Loss: at Liberty 35-17

38 USC (8-5)

2019 Season Score: 12.53
2019 CFN Preseason Ranking: 26
2018 Final Season Ranking: 87
2017 Final Season Ranking: 14
Key Season Score Element: 0 Bad Wins
Best Win: Utah 30-23
Worst Loss: at BYU 30-27

37 Louisville (8-5)

2019 Season Score: 12.56
2019 CFN Preseason Ranking: 58
2018 Final Season Ranking: 121
2017 Final Season Ranking: 41
Key Season Score Element: 430 points scored
Best Win: Mississippi State 38-28 (Music City Bowl)
Worst Loss: at Florida State 35-24

36 Marshall (8-5)

2019 Season Score: 13.22
2019 CFN Preseason Ranking: 83
2018 Final Season Ranking: 46
2017 Final Season Ranking: 49
Key Season Score Element: 4 of the 8 victories were Quality Wins, 3 were Bad Wins
Best Win: at Florida Atlantic 36-31
Worst Loss: at Charlotte 24-13

35 Tennessee (8-5)

2019 Season Score: 13.25
2019 CFN Preseason Ranking: 33
2018 Final Season Ranking: 86
2017 Final Season Ranking: 101
Key Season Score Element: Just 282 points allowed
Best Win: at Kentucky 17-13
Worst Loss: Georgia State 38-30

34 BYU (7-6)

2019 Season Score: 13.43
2019 CFN Preseason Ranking: 73
2018 Final Season Ranking: 53
2017 Final Season Ranking: 109
Key Season Score Element: 5 of the 7 victories were Quality Wins
Best Win: Boise State 28-25
Worst Loss: at USF 27-23

33 Arizona State (8-5)

2019 Season Score: 13.68
2019 CFN Preseason Ranking: 30
2018 Final Season Ranking: 63
2017 Final Season Ranking: 46
Key Season Score Element: Elite Win over Oregon
Best Win: Oregon 31-28
Worst Loss: at UCLA 42-32

32 Hawaii (10-5)

2019 Season Score: 14.22
2019 CFN Preseason Ranking: 89
2018 Final Season Ranking: 73
2017 Final Season Ranking: 115
Key Season Score Element: 508 points scored
Best Win: BYU 38-34 (Hawaii Bowl)
Worst Loss: Fresno State 41-38

31 Virginia (9-5)

2019 Season Score: 14.33
2019 CFN Preseason Ranking: 27
2018 Final Season Ranking: 39
2017 Final Season Ranking: 77
Key Season Score Element: Lowest-ranked Power 5 team with 9 wins or more
Best Win: Virginia Tech 39-30
Worst Loss: at Miami 17-9

30 San Diego State (10-3)

2019 Season Score: 14.38
2019 CFN Preseason Ranking: 70
2018 Final Season Ranking: 62
2017 Final Season Ranking: 28
Key Season Score Element: 165 points allowed
Best Win: BYU 13-3
Worst Loss: Utah State 23-17

29 Texas (8-5)

2019 Season Score: 14.63
2019 CFN Preseason Ranking: 9
2018 Final Season Ranking: 13
2017 Final Season Ranking: 48
Key Season Score Element: Elite Win over Utah544 points sc
Best Win: Utah 38-10 (Alamo Bowl)
Worst Loss: at TCU 37-27

28 SMU (10-3)

2019 Season Score: 15.12
2019 CFN Preseason Ranking: 84
2018 Final Season Ranking: 85
2017 Final Season Ranking: 64
Key Season Score Element: 544 points scored
Best Win: Tulane 37-20
Worst Loss: Florida Atlantic 52-28 (Boca Raton)

27 Washington (8-5)

2019 Season Score: 15.26
2019 CFN Preseason Ranking: 23
2018 Final Season Ranking: 14
2017 Final Season Ranking: 16
Key Season Score Element: 164 point differential
Best Win: Boise State 38-7 (Las Vegas Bowl)
Worst Loss: at Stanford 23-13

26 Michigan (9-4)

2019 Season Score: 15.37
2019 CFN Preseason Ranking: 8
2018 Final Season Ranking: 15
2017 Final Season Ranking: 45
Key Season Score Element: 150 point differential
Best Win: Notre Dame 45-14
Worst Loss: at Wisconsin 35-14

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