College Football Elite Loss Rankings 1-130: 2020 CFN Five Year Program Analysis

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College Football Elite Loss Rankings 1-130: 2020 CFN Five Year Program Analysis

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College Football Elite Loss Rankings 1-130: 2020 CFN Five Year Program Analysis

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2020 CFN Five-Year Program Analysis: Elite Loss Rankings

Losses to FBS teams that finished a season with two losses or fewer.  

T7 Florida State

5-Year Elite Loss Total: 9
2019 Elite Loss Total Ranking: T11

2019: Boise State, at Clemson, at Florida
2018: Clemson, at Notre Dame
2017: Alabama, at Clemson
2016: Clemson
2015: Houston (Chick-fil-A Peach)

T7 Iowa State

5-Year Elite Loss Total: 9
2019 Elite Loss Total Ranking: T4

2019: at Oklahoma, Notre Dame (Camping World)
2018: Oklahoma, Washington State (Alamo)
2017: None
2016: Oklahoma
2015: Iowa, at Toledo, TCU, at Oklahoma

T7 Navy

5-Year Elite Loss Total: 9
2019 Elite Loss Total Ranking: T8

2019: at Memphis, at Notre Dame
2018: Notre Dame, at Cincinnati, at UCF, Army
2017: UCF
2016: at USF
2015: at Houuston

T7 Northwestern

5-Year Elite Loss Total: 9
2019 Elite Loss Total Ranking: T11

2019: Ohio State, Minnesota
2018: Notre Dame, Ohio State (Big Ten Championship)
2017: at Wisconsin, Penn State
2016: Western Michigan, at Ohio State
2015: Iowa

T7 SMU

5-Year Elite Loss Total: 9
2019 Elite Loss Total Ranking: T4

2019: at Memphis, at Navy
2018: at UCF, Cincinnati
2017: UCF
2016: USF
2015: at TCU, at Houston, at Navy

T7 Tennessee

5-Year Elite Loss Total: 9
2019 Elite Loss Total Ranking: T11

2019: at Florida, Georgia, at Alabama
2018: Alabama
2017: Georgia, at Alabama
2016: Alabama
2015: Oklahoma, at Alabama

T7 Texas A&M

5-Year Elite Loss Total: 9
2019 Elite Loss Total Ranking: T26

2019: at Clemson, Alabama, at Georgia, at LSU
2018
: Clemson, at Alabama
2017
:Alabama 
2016
: at Alabama
2015
:Alabama

T4 Indiana

5-Year Elite Loss Total: 10
2019 Elite Loss Total Ranking: T2

2019: Ohio State, at Penn State
2018: at Ohio State
2017: Ohio State, at Penn State, Wisconsin
2016: at Ohio State
2015: Ohio State, at Michigan State, Iowa

T4 Rutgers

5-Year Elite Loss Total: 10
2019 Elite Loss Total Ranking: T4

2019: Minnesota, Ohio State, at Penn State
2018: at Ohio State
2017: Ohio State, at Penn State
2016: at Washington, at Ohio State
2015: Michigan State, Ohio State

T4 South Carolina

5-Year Elite Loss Total: 10
2019 Elite Loss Total Ranking: T26

2019: Alabama, Florida, Appalachian State, Clemson
2018: at Clemson
2017: at Georgia, Clemson
2016: at Clemson, USF (Birmingham)
2015: Clemson

3 Michigan

5-Year Elite Loss Total: 11
2019 Elite Loss Total Ranking: T2

2019: at Penn State, Ohio State, Alabama (Florida Citrus)
2018: Notre Dame, at Ohio State
2017: at Penn State, at Wisconsin, Ohio State
2016: at Ohio State
2015: Michigan State, Ohio State

T1 Auburn

5-Year Elite Loss Total: 12
2019 Elite Loss Total Ranking: T4

2019: at Florida, at LSU, Minnesota (Outback)
2018: at Alabama
2017: at Clemson, Georgia (SEC Championship), UCF (Peach)
2016: Clemson, at Alabama, Oklahoma (Sugar)
2015: Alabama

T1 Maryland

5-Year Elite Loss Total: 12
2019 Elite Loss Total Ranking: 1

2019: Penn State, at Minnesota, at Ohio State
2018: Ohio State
2017: UCF, at Ohio State, at Wisconsin, Penn State
2016: Ohio State
2015: at Ohio State, at Iowa, at Michigan State

 

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