College Football Quality Win Rankings 1-130: 2020 CFN Five Year Program Analysis

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College Football Quality Win Rankings 1-130: 2020 CFN Five Year Program Analysis

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College Football Quality Win Rankings 1-130: 2020 CFN Five Year Program Analysis


2020 CFN Five-Year Program Analysis: Quality Win Rankings

In the CFN Five-Year Program Analysis, a Quality Win is a victory over an FBS team that finished the season with a winning record. Who had the most of those over the last five years?

10 Stanford

5-Year Quality Win Total: 22
2019 Quality Win Total Ranking: 8

2019: Washington: 1

2018: San Diego State, at Oregon, at Arizona State, at Cal: 4

2017: Arizona State, at Utah, Oregon, Washington, Notre Dame: 5

2016: Kansas State, USC, North Carolina (Sun): 3

2015: at USC, Arizona, UCLA, Washington, at Washington State, California, Notre Dame, USC (Pac-12 Championship), Iowa (Rose): 9

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9 Washington

5-Year Quality Win Total: 23
2019 Quality Win Total Ranking: T14

2019: Hawaii, at BYU, USC, Boise State (Las Vegas Bowl): 4

2018: at Utah, Arizona State, BYU, Stanford, at Washington State, Utah (Pac-12 Championship): 6

2017: Fresno State, Oregon, Utah, Washington State: 4

2016: Idaho, Stanford, at Utah, at Washington State, Colorado (Pac-12 Championship): 5

2015: at USC, Arizona, Washington State, Southern Miss (Heart of Dallas Bowl): 4

8 Boise State

5-Year Quality Win Total: 24
2019 Quality Win Total Ranking: 7

2019: Marshall, Air Force, Hawaii, Wyoming, at Utah State, Hawaii (Mountain West Championship): 6

2018: at Troy, at Nevada, BYU, Fresno State, Utah State: 5

2017: Troy, at San Diego State, Wyoming, at Colorado State, Fresno State (Mountain West Championship), Oregon (Las Vegas Bowl): 6

2016: Washington State, at New Mexico, Colorado State, BYU: 4

2015: Washington, at Colorado State, Northern Illinois (Poinsettia Bowl): 3

7 Notre Dame

5-Year Quality Win Total: 25
2019 Quality Win Total Ranking: 9

2019: at Louisville, Virginia, USC, Virginia Tech, Navy, Iowa State (Camping World Bowl): 6

2018: Michigan, at Wake Forest, Stanford, at Northwestern, Syracuse: 5

2017: Temple, at Boston College, at Michigan State, USC, NC State, Wake Forest, Navy, LSU (Citrus Bowl): 8

2016: Miami, Army: 2

2015: Navy, USC, at Temple, at Pitt: 4

T5 Georgia

5-Year Quality Win Total: 28
2019 Quality Win Total Ranking: 5

2019: Arkansas State, Notre Dame, at Tennessee, Kentucky, Florida, at Auburn, Texas A&M, Baylor (Sugar Bowl): 8

2018: at South Carolina, Middle Tennessee, at Missouri, Florida, at Kentucky, Auburn, Georgia Tech:7

2017: Appalachian State, at Notre Dame, Mississippi State, Missouri, South Carolina, Kentucky, Auburn (SEC Championship), Oklahoma (Rose Bowl): 8

2016: North Carolina, at Kentucky, Auburn: 3

2015: at Auburn, Georgia Southern, Penn State (TaxSlayer Bowl): 3

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5-Year Quality Win Total: 28
2019 Quality Win Total Ranking: T10

2019: Georgia Southern, at Texas, Utah State, Florida, Auburn, at Alabama, Texas A&M, Georgia (SEC Championship), Oklahoma (Peach Bowl), Clemson (College Football Playoff National Championship): 10

2018: Miami, at Auburn, Louisiana Tech, Georgia, Mississippi State, UCF (Fiesta Bowl): 6

2017: Auburn, Texas A&M: 2

2016: Southern Miss, at Arkansas, at Texas A&M, Louisville: 4

2015: at Mississippi State, Auburn, Florida, WKU, Texas A&M, Texas Tech (Texas Bowl): 6

4 Oklahoma

5-Year Quality Win Total: 31
2019 Quality Win Total Ranking: 4

2019: Texas, Iowa State, at Baylor, at Oklahoma State, Baylor (Big 12 Championship): 5

2018: at Iowa State, Army, Baylor, at TCU, Oklahoma State, at West Virginia, Texas (Big 12 Championship): 7

2017: at Ohio State, Texas, at Kansas State, at Oklahoma State, TCU, West Virginia, TCU (Big 12 Championship: 7

2016: Kansas State, Baylor, at West Virginia, Oklahoma State, Auburn (Sugar): 5

2015: Akron, at Tennessee, West Virginia, at Kansas State, Texas Tech, at Baylor, TCU, at Oklahoma State: 8

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3 Ohio State

5-Year Quality Win Total: 35
2019 Quality Win Total Ranking: 3

2019: Florida Atlantic, Cincinnati, at Indiana, Miami University, Michigan State, Wisconsin, Penn State, at Michigan, Wisconsin (Big Ten Championship): 9

2018: TCU, Tulane, at Penn State, Minnesota, at Michigan State, Michigan, Northwestern (Big Ten Championship), Washington (Rose Bowl): 8

2017: Army, Penn State, Michigan State, at Michigan, Wisconsin (Big Ten Championship), USC (Cotton Bowl): 6

2016: Tulsa, at Oklahoma, at Wisconsin, Northwestern, Nebraska, Michigan: 6

2015: at Virginia Tech, Northern Illinois, Western Michigan, Penn State, at Michigan, Notre Dame (Fiesta): 6

2 Alabama

5-Year Quality Win Total: 42
2019 Quality Win Total Ranking: 1

2019: Southern Miss, at Texas A&M, Tennessee, Michigan (Citrus Bowl): 4

2018: Arkansas State, Texas A&M, Missouri, at LSU, Mississippi State, Auburn, Georgia (SEC Championship), Oklahoma (Orange Bowl): 8

2017: Florida State, Fresno State, Colorado State, at Texas A&M, LSU, at Mississippi State, Clemson (Sugar Bowl), Georgia (College Football Playoff National Championship): 8

2016: USC, WKU, Kentucky, at Arkansas, at Tennessee, Texas A&M, at LSU, Auburn, Florida (SEC Championship), Washington (Peach): 10

2015: Wisconsin, Middle Tennessee, at Georgia, Arkansas, at Texas A&M, Tennessee, LSU, at Mississippi State, at Auburn, Florida (SEC Championship), Michigan State (Cotton), Clemson (CFP Championship): 12

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1 Clemson

5-Year Quality Win Total: 46
2019 Quality Win Total Ranking: 2

2019: Texas A&M, Charlotte, at North Carolina, at Louisville, Wake Forest, Virginia (ACC Championship), Ohio State (Fiesta Bowl): 7

2018: at Texas A&M, Georgia Southern, at Georgia Tech, Syracuse, at Wake Forest, NC State, at Boston College, Duke, South Carolina, Notre Dame (Cotton Bowl), Alabama (College Football Playoff National Championship): 11

2017: Auburn, at Louisville, Boston College, at Virginia Tech, Wake Forest, at NC State, Florida State, at South Carolina, Miami (ACC Championship): 9

2016: at Auburn, Troy, at Georgia Tech, Louisville, at Boston College, NC State, at Florida State, at Wake Forest, Virginia Tech (ACC Championship), Ohio State (Fiesta), Alabama (SEC Championship): 11

2015: Appalachian State, at Louisville, Notre Dame, at Miami, at NC State, Florida State, North Carolina (ACC Championship), Oklahoma (Orange): 8

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