Billingsley Report on Major College Football

Top 200 Teams of All Time

1869-2016

*This list is compiled from all 13,273 teams who have been ranked since 1869, not just National Champions. Notable teams highlighted in Red, 2016 entries noted in blue.

RK

Year

Team

W

L

T

Rating

Annual

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rank

1

2009

Alabama

14

0

0

378.293

1

2

1971

Nebraska

13

0

0

375.979

1

3

1998

Tennessee

13

0

0

372.852

1

4

1994

Nebraska

13

0

0

369.783

1

5

2016

Clemson

14

1

0

369.269

1

6

2016

Alabama

14

1

0

368.513

2

7

1999

Florida State

12

0

0

365.976

1

8

1992

Alabama

13

0

0

365.227

1

9

1988

Notre Dame

12

0

0

364.512

1

10

1987

Miami (Fla.)

12

0

0

364.477

1

11

1991

Miami (Fla.)

12

0

0

364.326

1

12

1997

Michigan

12

0

0

363.070

1

13

2015

Alabama

14

1

0

360.816

1

14

1995

Nebraska

12

0

0

360.210

1

15

1973

Notre Dame

11

0

0

359.587

1

16

1963

Texas

11

0

0

359.321

1

17

1973

Oklahoma

10

0

1

358.883

2

18

1974

Oklahoma

11

0

0

356.710

1

19

1994

Penn State

12

0

0

356.628

2

20

1997

Nebraska

13

0

0

356.611

2

21

1972

Southern Cal

12

0

0

356.384

1

22

2005

Texas

13

0

0

356.118

1

23

2001

Miami (Fla.)

12

0

0

355.294

1

24

2010

Auburn

14

0

0

354.620

1

25

1952

Georgia Tech

12

0

0

354.492

1

26

1986

Penn State

12

0

0

352.601

1

27

2013

Florida State

14

0

0

352.091

1

28

1949

Notre Dame

10

0

0

351.727

1

29

2000

Oklahoma

13

0

0

350.992

1

30

1947

Michigan

10

0

0

350.659

1

31

1945

Army

9

0

0

350.375

1

32

2004

Southern Cal

13

0

0

349.250

1

33

2011

Alabama

12

1

0

349.232

1

34

2002

Ohio State

14

0

0

349.108

1

35

1993

Florida State

12

1

0

349.003

1

36

2011

LSU

13

1

0

348.476

2

37

1979

Alabama

12

0

0

347.658

1

38

1954

Ohio State

10

0

0

346.983

1

39

2014

Ohio State

14

1

0

344.763

1

40

1969

Texas

11

0

0

344.276

1

41

1991

Washington

12

0

0

343.128

2

42

1932

Southern Cal

10

0

0

342.842

1

43

1948

Michigan

9

0

0

342.694

1

44

1996

Florida

12

1

0

342.498

1

45

1966

Notre Dame

9

0

1

342.138

1

46

1966

Alabama

11

0

0

341.993

2

47

2004

Auburn

13

0

0

341.209

2

48

2010

TCU

13

0

0

341.103

2

49

1979

Southern Cal

11

0

1

340.220

2

50

1944

Ohio State

9

0

0

339.660

1

51

2015

Clemson

14

1

0

339.567

2

52

1955

Oklahoma

11

0

0

339.483

1

53

1961

Alabama

11

0

0

339.196

1

54

1949

Oklahoma

11

0

0

339.195

2

55

2012

Alabama

13

1

0

338.231

1

56

2008

Florida

13

1

0

337.305

1

57

1946

Army

9

0

1

336.788

1

58

1971

Oklahoma

11

1

0

336.533

2

59

1970

Nebraska

11

0

1

336.439

1

60

1975

Oklahoma

11

1

0

335.976

1

61

1968

Ohio State

10

0

0

335.665

1

62

1953

Notre Dame

9

0

1

335.106

1

63

1973

Penn State

12

0

0

334.938

3

64

1992

Miami (Fla.)

11

1

0

334.925

2

65

1972

Auburn

10

1

0

334.888

2

66

1982

Penn State

11

1

0

334.374

1

67

1947

Notre Dame

9

0

0

334.336

2

68

2002

Miami (Fla.)

12

1

0

334.265

2

69

1982

Georgia

11

1

0

333.804

2

70

1946

Notre Dame

8

0

1

333.633

2

71

1973

Alabama

11

1

0

333.351

4

72

1989

Miami (Fla.)

11

1

0

333.251

1

73

1966

Michigan State

9

0

1

332.744

3

74

1969

Penn State

11

0

0

332.566

2

75

1958

LSU

11

0

0

332.564

1

76

1930

Notre Dame

10

0

0

332.553

1

77

1989

Notre Dame

12

1

0

332.547

2

78

2011

Oklahoma State

12

1

0

332.499

3

79

1969

Southern Cal

10

0

1

332.475

3

80

1962

Mississippi

10

0

0

332.243

1

81

1971

Alabama

11

1

0

331.882

3

82

2014

Oregon

13

2

0

331.680

2

83

2014

Florida State

13

1

0

331.579

3

84

2009

Florida

13

1

0

330.955

2

85

1996

Florida State

11

1

0

330.939

2

86

1952

Michigan State

9

0

0

330.899

2

87

1988

Miami (Fla.)

11

1

0

330.811

2

88

1995

Florida

12

1

0

330.159

2

89

1964

Arkansas

11

0

0

330.080

1

90

1954

Oklahoma

10

0

0

329.850

2

91

1964

Texas

10

1

0

329.173

2

92

1983

Auburn

11

1

0

328.988

1

93

2009

Boise State

14

0

0

328.882

3

94

1954

UCLA

9

0

0

328.754

3

95

1978

Southern Cal

12

1

0

328.494

1

96

1964

Alabama

10

1

0

328.417

3

97

1987

Oklahoma

11

1

0

328.144

2

98

2012

Oregon

12

1

0

328.105

2

99

1978

Alabama

11

1

0

328.077

2

100

1981

Clemson

12

0

0

327.916

1

101

1984

Brigham Young

13

0

0

327.910

1

102

1980

Georgia

12

0

0

327.454

1

103

1945

Indiana

9

0

1

327.014

2

104

1983

Georgia

10

1

1

326.783

2

105

1992

Florida State

11

1

0

326.568

3

106

1962

Southern Cal

11

0

0

326.497

2

107

1993

Notre Dame

11

1

0

326.463

2

108

2012

Notre Dame

12

1

0

326.139

3

109

1946

Georgia

11

0

0

326.008

3

110

1996

Ohio State

11

1

0

325.654

3

111

1978

Penn State

11

1

0

325.598

3

112

1941

Minnesota

8

0

0

325.430

1

113

1944

Army

9

0

0

325.297

2

114

1972

Oklahoma

11

1

0

325.236

3

115

1986

Miami (Fla.)

11

1

0

325.026

2

116

1997

Florida State

11

1

0

324.520

3

117

1994

Colorado

11

1

0

324.482

3

118

1949

Army

9

0

0

324.352

3

119

2008

Southern Cal

12

1

0

324.102

2

120

2009

Texas

13

1

0

323.816

4

121

1938

Tennessee

11

0

0

323.675

1

122

1994

Florida State

10

1

1

323.654

4

123

2008

Utah

13

0

0

323.589

3

124

2015

Ohio State

12

1

0

323.389

3

125

1957

Auburn

10

0

0

323.245

1

126

1973

Ohio State

10

0

1

323.244

5

127

1979

Houston

11

1

0

323.074

3

128

1977

Notre Dame

11

1

0

323.015

1

129

1994

Alabama

12

1

0

322.647

5

130

1961

Ohio State

8

0

1

322.516

2

131

1943

Notre Dame

9

1

0

322.503

1

132

1970

Notre Dame

10

1

0

322.480

2

133

1977

Texas

11

1

0

322.259

2

134

2010

Oregon

12

1

0

322.244

3

135

1978

Oklahoma

11

1

0

322.118

4

136

2005

Southern Cal

12

1

0

321.904

2

137

1968

Penn State

11

0

0

321.755

2

138

1970

Texas

10

1

0

321.724

3

139

1959

Syracuse

11

0

0

321.410

1

140

1945

Navy

7

1

1

321.024

3

141

1940

Stanford

10

0

0

320.957

1

142

1951

Michigan State

9

0

0

320.816

1

143

1983

Texas

11

1

0

320.789

3

144

2008

Texas

12

1

0

320.267

4

145

1951

Illinois

9

0

1

319.304

2

146

1967

Southern Cal

10

1

0

319.284

1

147

1951

Maryland

10

0

0

319.249

3

148

2004

Oklahoma

12

1

0

319.221

3

149

1956

Oklahoma

10

0

0

319.055

1

150

1955

Maryland

10

1

0

318.959

2

151

1952

Southern Cal

10

1

0

318.690

3

152

1985

Oklahoma

11

1

0

318.489

1

153

1983

Miami (Fla.)

11

1

0

318.421

4

154

1956

Georgia Tech

10

1

0

318.401

2

155

1974

Alabama

11

1

0

317.829

2

156

1958

Auburn

9

0

1

317.707

2

157

1983

Nebraska

12

1

0

317.665

5

158

1951

Tennessee

10

1

0

317.466

4

159

2014

TCU

12

1

0

317.212

4

160

1993

Auburn

11

0

0

316.665

3

161

1965

Michigan State

10

1

0

316.664

1

162

2013

Michigan State

13

1

0

316.598

2

163

2014

Alabama

12

2

0

316.171

5

164

1975

Ohio State

11

1

0

316.018

2

165

1972

Texas

10

1

0

316.003

4

166

1965

Arkansas

10

1

0

315.992

2

167

1959

Mississippi

10

1

0

315.815

2

168

2015

Michigan State

12

2

0

315.774

4

169

2000

Miami (Fla.)

11

1

0

315.611

2

170

1987

Florida State

11

1

0

315.585

3

171

1960

Mississippi

10

0

1

315.555

1

172

1968

Southern Cal

9

1

1

315.511

3

173

1960

Iowa

8

1

0

315.504

2

174

2013

Auburn

12

2

0

315.432

3

175

1987

Syracuse

11

0

1

315.262

4

176

1962

LSU

9

1

1

315.032

3

177

1990

Colorado

11

1

1

314.989

1

178

2002

Georgia

13

1

0

314.830

3

179

1976

Pittsburgh

12

0

0

314.791

1

180

1990

Georgia Tech

11

0

1

314.585

2

181

1979

Oklahoma

11

1

0

314.551

4

182

1986

Oklahoma

11

1

0

314.486

3

183

1947

Texas

10

1

0

314.444

3

184

1997

North Carolina

11

1

0

314.428

4

185

1993

Nebraska

11

1

0

314.004

4

186

1993

Florida

11

2

0

313.970

5

187

1987

Auburn

9

1

2

313.876

5

188

1999

Nebraska

12

1

0

313.732

2

189

1958

Oklahoma

10

1

0

313.683

3

190

1982

SMU

11

0

1

313.514

3

191

1996

Arizona State

11

1

0

313.429

4

192

1993

West Virginia

11

1

0

313.214

6

193

1956

Tennessee

10

1

0

313.208

3

194

2008

Oklahoma

12

2

0

313.191

5

195

1948

Oklahoma

10

1

0

312.938

2

196

2006

Florida

13

1

0

312.897

1

197

1973

Michigan

10

0

1

312.745

6

198

1939

Texas A&M

11

0

0

312.403

1

199

1948

North Carolina

9

1

1

312.182

3

200

1956

Texas A&M

9

0

1

312.102

4