Billingsley Report on Major College Football

Top 200 Teams of All Time

1869-2017

*This list is compiled from all 13,403 teams who have been ranked since 1869, not just National Champions.

Notable teams highlighted in Red, 2017 entries noted in blue.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Annual

Rank

Year

Team

W

L

T

Rating

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

2017

Alabama

13

1

0

339.131

1

56

2012

Alabama

13

1

0

338.231

1

57

2008

Florida

13

1

0

337.305

1

58

1946

Army

9

0

1

336.788

1

59

1971

Oklahoma

11

1

0

336.533

2

60

1970

Nebraska

11

0

1

336.439

1

61

1975

Oklahoma

11

1

0

335.976

1

62

1968

Ohio State

10

0

0

335.665

1

63

1953

Notre Dame

9

0

1

335.106

1

64

1973

Penn State

12

0

0

334.938

3

65

1992

Miami (Fla.)

11

1

0

334.925

2

66

1972

Auburn

10

1

0

334.888

2

67

1982

Penn State

11

1

0

334.374

1

68

1947

Notre Dame

9

0

0

334.336

2

69

2002

Miami (Fla.)

12

1

0

334.265

2

70

1982

Georgia

11

1

0

333.804

2

71

1946

Notre Dame

8

0

1

333.633

2

72

1973

Alabama

11

1

0

333.351

4

73

1989

Miami (Fla.)

11

1

0

333.251

1

74

1966

Michigan State

9

0

1

332.744

3

75

1969

Penn State

11

0

0

332.566

2

76

1958

LSU

11

0

0

332.564

1

77

1930

Notre Dame

10

0

0

332.553

1

78

1989

Notre Dame

12

1

0

332.547

2

79

2011

Oklahoma State

12

1

0

332.499

3

80

1969

Southern Cal

10

0

1

332.475

3

81

1962

Mississippi

10

0

0

332.243

1

82

1971

Alabama

11

1

0

331.882

3

83

2014

Oregon

13

2

0

331.680

2

84

2014

Florida State

13

1

0

331.579

3

85

2009

Florida

13

1

0

330.955

2

86

1996

Florida State

11

1

0

330.939

2

87

1952

Michigan State

9

0

0

330.899

2

88

1988

Miami (Fla.)

11

1

0

330.811

2

89

1995

Florida

12

1

0

330.159

2

90

1964

Arkansas

11

0

0

330.080

1

91

1954

Oklahoma

10

0

0

329.850

2

92

1964

Texas

10

1

0

329.173

2

93

1983

Auburn

11

1

0

328.988

1

94

2009

Boise State

14

0

0

328.882

3

95

1954

UCLA

9

0

0

328.754

3

96

1978

Southern Cal

12

1

0

328.494

1

97

1964

Alabama

10

1

0

328.417

3

98

1987

Oklahoma

11

1

0

328.144

2

99

2012

Oregon

12

1

0

328.105

2

100

1978

Alabama

11

1

0

328.077

2

101

1981

Clemson

12

0

0

327.916

1

102

1984

Brigham Young

13

0

0

327.910

1

103

1980

Georgia

12

0

0

327.454

1

104

1945

Indiana

9

0

1

327.014

2

105

1983

Georgia

10

1

1

326.783

2

106

1992

Florida State

11

1

0

326.568

3

107

1962

Southern Cal

11

0

0

326.497

2

108

1993

Notre Dame

11

1

0

326.463

2

109

2012

Notre Dame

12

1

0

326.139

3

110

1946

Georgia

11

0

0

326.008

3

111

1996

Ohio State

11

1

0

325.654

3

112

1978

Penn State

11

1

0

325.598

3

113

1941

Minnesota

8

0

0

325.430

1

114

1944

Army

9

0

0

325.297

2

115

1972

Oklahoma

11

1

0

325.236

3

116

2017

Georgia

13

2

0

325.106

2

117

1986

Miami (Fla.)

11

1

0

325.026

2

118

1997

Florida State

11

1

0

324.520

3

119

1994

Colorado

11

1

0

324.482

3

120

1949

Army

9

0

0

324.352

3

121

2008

Southern Cal

12

1

0

324.102

2

122

2009

Texas

13

1

0

323.816

4

123

1938

Tennessee

11

0

0

323.675

1

124

1994

Florida State

10

1

1

323.654

4

125

2008

Utah

13

0

0

323.589

3

126

2015

Ohio State

12

1

0

323.389

3

127

1957

Auburn

10

0

0

323.245

1

128

1973

Ohio State

10

0

1

323.244

5

129

1979

Houston

11

1

0

323.074

3

130

1977

Notre Dame

11

1

0

323.015

1

131

1994

Alabama

12

1

0

322.647

5

132

1961

Ohio State

8

0

1

322.516

2

133

1943

Notre Dame

9

1

0

322.503

1

134

1970

Notre Dame

10

1

0

322.480

2

135

1977

Texas

11

1

0

322.259

2

136

2010

Oregon

12

1

0

322.244

3

137

1978

Oklahoma

11

1

0

322.118

4

138

2005

Southern Cal

12

1

0

321.904

2

139

1968

Penn State

11

0

0

321.755

2

140

1970

Texas

10

1

0

321.724

3

141

1959

Syracuse

11

0

0

321.410

1

142

1945

Navy

7

1

1

321.024

3

143

1940

Stanford

10

0

0

320.957

1

144

1951

Michigan State

9

0

0

320.816

1

145

1983

Texas

11

1

0

320.789

3

146

2017

Central Florida

13

0

0

320.476

3

147

2008

Texas

12

1

0

320.267

4

148

1951

Illinois

9

0

1

319.304

2

149

1967

Southern Cal

10

1

0

319.284

1

150

1951

Maryland

10

0

0

319.249

3

151

2004

Oklahoma

12

1

0

319.221

3

152

1956

Oklahoma

10

0

0

319.055

1

153

1955

Maryland

10

1

0

318.959

2

154

1952

Southern Cal

10

1

0

318.690

3

155

1985

Oklahoma

11

1

0

318.489

1

156

1983

Miami (Fla.)

11

1

0

318.421

4

157

1956

Georgia Tech

10

1

0

318.401

2

158

2017

Wisconsin

13

1

0

318.284

4

159

1974

Alabama

11

1

0

317.829

2

160

1958

Auburn

9

0

1

317.707

2

161

1983

Nebraska

12

1

0

317.665

5

162

1951

Tennessee

10

1

0

317.466

4

163

2014

TCU

12

1

0

317.212

4

164

2017

Ohio State

12

2

0

317.034

5

165

1993

Auburn

11

0

0

316.665

3

166

1965

Michigan State

10

1

0

316.664

1

167

2013

Michigan State

13

1

0

316.598

2

168

2014

Alabama

12

2

0

316.171

5

169

1975

Ohio State

11

1

0

316.018

2

170

1972

Texas

10

1

0

316.003

4

171

1965

Arkansas

10

1

0

315.992

2

172

1959

Mississippi

10

1

0

315.815

2

173

2015

Michigan State

12

2

0

315.774

4

174

2000

Miami (Fla.)

11

1

0

315.611

2

175

1987

Florida State

11

1

0

315.585

3

176

1960

Mississippi

10

0

1

315.555

1

177

1968

Southern Cal

9

1

1

315.511

3

178

1960

Iowa

8

1

0

315.504

2

179

2013

Auburn

12

2

0

315.432

3

180

1987

Syracuse

11

0

1

315.262

4

181

1962

LSU

9

1

1

315.032

3

182

1990

Colorado

11

1

1

314.989

1

183

2002

Georgia

13

1

0

314.830

3

184

1976

Pittsburgh

12

0

0

314.791

1

185

1990

Georgia Tech

11

0

1

314.585

2

186

1979

Oklahoma

11

1

0

314.551

4

187

1986

Oklahoma

11

1

0

314.486

3

188

1947

Texas

10

1

0

314.444

3

189

1997

North Carolina

11

1

0

314.428

4

190

1993

Nebraska

11

1

0

314.004

4

191

1993

Florida

11

2

0

313.970

5

192

1987

Auburn

9

1

2

313.876

5

193

1999

Nebraska

12

1

0

313.732

2

194

1958

Oklahoma

10

1

0

313.683

3

195

1982

SMU

11

0

1

313.514

3

196

1996

Arizona State

11

1

0

313.429

4

197

1993

West Virginia

11

1

0

313.214

6

198

1956

Tennessee

10

1

0

313.208

3

199

2008

Oklahoma

12

2

0

313.191

5

200

1948

Oklahoma

10

1

0

312.938

2