Billingsley Report on Major College Football

Top 200 Teams of All Time

1869-2018

*This list is compiled from all 13,533 teams who have been ranked since 1869, not just National Champions.

Notable teams highlighted in Red, 2018 entries noted in blue.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Annual

Rank

Year

Team

W

L

T

Rating

Rank

1

2018

Clemson

15

0

0

391.426

1

2

2009

Alabama

14

0

0

378.293

1

3

1971

Nebraska

13

0

0

375.979

1

4

1998

Tennessee

13

0

0

372.852

1

5

1994

Nebraska

13

0

0

369.783

1

6

2016

Clemson

14

1

0

369.269

1

7

2016

Alabama

14

1

0

368.513

2

8

1999

Florida State

12

0

0

365.976

1

9

1992

Alabama

13

0

0

365.227

1

10

1988

Notre Dame

12

0

0

364.512

1

11

1987

Miami (Fla.)

12

0

0

364.477

1

12

1991

Miami (Fla.)

12

0

0

364.326

1

13

2018

Alabama

14

1

0

363.145

2

14

1997

Michigan

12

0

0

363.070

1

15

2015

Alabama

14

1

0

360.816

1

16

1995

Nebraska

12

0

0

360.210

1

17

1973

Notre Dame

11

0

0

359.587

1

18

1963

Texas

11

0

0

359.321

1

19

1973

Oklahoma

10

0

1

358.883

2

20

1974

Oklahoma

11

0

0

356.710

1

21

1994

Penn State

12

0

0

356.628

2

22

1997

Nebraska

13

0

0

356.611

2

23

1972

Southern Cal

12

0

0

356.384

1

24

2005

Texas

13

0

0

356.118

1

25

2001

Miami (Fla.)

12

0

0

355.294

1

26

2010

Auburn

14

0

0

354.620

1

27

1952

Georgia Tech

12

0

0

354.492

1

28

1986

Penn State

12

0

0

352.601

1

29

2013

Florida State

14

0

0

352.091

1

30

1949

Notre Dame

10

0

0

351.727

1

31

2000

Oklahoma

13

0

0

350.992

1

32

1947

Michigan

10

0

0

350.659

1

33

1945

Army

9

0

0

350.375

1

34

2004

Southern Cal

13

0

0

349.250

1

35

2011

Alabama

12

1

0

349.232

1

36

2002

Ohio State

14

0

0

349.108

1

37

1993

Florida State

12

1

0

349.003

1

38

2011

LSU

13

1

0

348.476

2

39

1979

Alabama

12

0

0

347.658

1

40

1954

Ohio State

10

0

0

346.983

1

41

2014

Ohio State

14

1

0

344.763

1

42

1969

Texas

11

0

0

344.276

1

43

1991

Washington

12

0

0

343.128

2

44

1932

Southern Cal

10

0

0

342.842

1

45

1948

Michigan

9

0

0

342.694

1

46

1996

Florida

12

1

0

342.498

1

47

1966

Notre Dame

9

0

1

342.138

1

48

1966

Alabama

11

0

0

341.993

2

49

2004

Auburn

13

0

0

341.209

2

50

2010

TCU

13

0

0

341.103

2

51

1979

Southern Cal

11

0

1

340.220

2

52

1944

Ohio State

9

0

0

339.660

1

53

2015

Clemson

14

1

0

339.567

2

54

1955

Oklahoma

11

0

0

339.483

1

55

1961

Alabama

11

0

0

339.196

1

56

1949

Oklahoma

11

0

0

339.195

2

57

2017

Alabama

13

1

0

339.131

1

58

2012

Alabama

13

1

0

338.231

1

59

2008

Florida

13

1

0

337.305

1

60

1946

Army

9

0

1

336.788

1

61

1971

Oklahoma

11

1

0

336.533

2

62

1970

Nebraska

11

0

1

336.439

1

63

1975

Oklahoma

11

1

0

335.976

1

64

1968

Ohio State

10

0

0

335.665

1

65

1953

Notre Dame

9

0

1

335.106

1

66

1973

Penn State

12

0

0

334.938

3

67

1992

Miami (Fla.)

11

1

0

334.925

2

68

1972

Auburn

10

1

0

334.888

2

69

1982

Penn State

11

1

0

334.374

1

70

1947

Notre Dame

9

0

0

334.336

2

71

2002

Miami (Fla.)

12

1

0

334.265

2

72

1982

Georgia

11

1

0

333.804

2

73

1946

Notre Dame

8

0

1

333.633

2

74

1973

Alabama

11

1

0

333.351

4

75

1989

Miami (Fla.)

11

1

0

333.251

1

76

2018

Notre Dame

12

1

0

333.042

3

77

1966

Michigan State

9

0

1

332.744

3

78

1969

Penn State

11

0

0

332.566

2

79

1958

LSU

11

0

0

332.564

1

80

1930

Notre Dame

10

0

0

332.553

1

81

1989

Notre Dame

12

1

0

332.547

2

82

2011

Oklahoma State

12

1

0

332.499

3

83

1969

Southern Cal

10

0

1

332.475

3

84

1962

Mississippi

10

0

0

332.243

1

85

1971

Alabama

11

1

0

331.882

3

86

2014

Oregon

13

2

0

331.680

2

87

2014

Florida State

13

1

0

331.579

3

88

2009

Florida

13

1

0

330.955

2

89

1996

Florida State

11

1

0

330.939

2

90

1952

Michigan State

9

0

0

330.899

2

91

1988

Miami (Fla.)

11

1

0

330.811

2

92

1995

Florida

12

1

0

330.159

2

93

1964

Arkansas

11

0

0

330.080

1

94

1954

Oklahoma

10

0

0

329.850

2

95

1964

Texas

10

1

0

329.173

2

96

1983

Auburn

11

1

0

328.988

1

97

2009

Boise State

14

0

0

328.882

3

98

1954

UCLA

9

0

0

328.754

3

99

1978

Southern Cal

12

1

0

328.494

1

100

1964

Alabama

10

1

0

328.417

3

101

1987

Oklahoma

11

1

0

328.144

2

102

2012

Oregon

12

1

0

328.105

2

103

1978

Alabama

11

1

0

328.077

2

104

1981

Clemson

12

0

0

327.916

1

105

1984

Brigham Young

13

0

0

327.910

1

106

1980

Georgia

12

0

0

327.454

1

107

1945

Indiana

9

0

1

327.014

2

108

1983

Georgia

10

1

1

326.783

2

109

1992

Florida State

11

1

0

326.568

3

110

1962

Southern Cal

11

0

0

326.497

2

111

1993

Notre Dame

11

1

0

326.463

2

112

2012

Notre Dame

12

1

0

326.139

3

113

1946

Georgia

11

0

0

326.008

3

114

1996

Ohio State

11

1

0

325.654

3

115

1978

Penn State

11

1

0

325.598

3

116

1941

Minnesota

8

0

0

325.430

1

117

1944

Army

9

0

0

325.297

2

118

1972

Oklahoma

11

1

0

325.236

3

119

2017

Georgia

13

2

0

325.106

2

120

1986

Miami (Fla.)

11

1

0

325.026

2

121

1997

Florida State

11

1

0

324.520

3

122

1994

Colorado

11

1

0

324.482

3

123

1949

Army

9

0

0

324.352

3

124

2008

Southern Cal

12

1

0

324.102

2

125

2009

Texas

13

1

0

323.816

4

126

1938

Tennessee

11

0

0

323.675

1

127

1994

Florida State

10

1

1

323.654

4

128

2008

Utah

13

0

0

323.589

3

129

2015

Ohio State

12

1

0

323.389

3

130

1957

Auburn

10

0

0

323.245

1

131

1973

Ohio State

10

0

1

323.244

5

132

2018

Ohio State

13

1

0

323.241

4

133

1979

Houston

11

1

0

323.074

3

134

1977

Notre Dame

11

1

0

323.015

1

135

1994

Alabama

12

1

0

322.647

5

136

1961

Ohio State

8

0

1

322.516

2

137

1943

Notre Dame

9

1

0

322.503

1

138

1970

Notre Dame

10

1

0

322.480

2

139

1977

Texas

11

1

0

322.259

2

140

2010

Oregon

12

1

0

322.244

3

141

1978

Oklahoma

11

1

0

322.118

4

142

2005

Southern Cal

12

1

0

321.904

2

143

1968

Penn State

11

0

0

321.755

2

144

1970

Texas

10

1

0

321.724

3

145

1959

Syracuse

11

0

0

321.410

1

146

1945

Navy

7

1

1

321.024

3

147

1940

Stanford

10

0

0

320.957

1

148

1951

Michigan State

9

0

0

320.816

1

149

1983

Texas

11

1

0

320.789

3

150

2017

Central Florida

13

0

0

320.476

3

151

2008

Texas

12

1

0

320.267

4

152

1951

Illinois

9

0

1

319.304

2

153

1967

Southern Cal

10

1

0

319.284

1

154

1951

Maryland

10

0

0

319.249

3

155

2004

Oklahoma

12

1

0

319.221

3

156

1956

Oklahoma

10

0

0

319.055

1

157

1955

Maryland

10

1

0

318.959

2

158

1952

Southern Cal

10

1

0

318.690

3

159

1985

Oklahoma

11

1

0

318.489

1

160

1983

Miami (Fla.)

11

1

0

318.421

4

161

1956

Georgia Tech

10

1

0

318.401

2

162

2017

Wisconsin

13

1

0

318.284

4

163

1974

Alabama

11

1

0

317.829

2

164

1958

Auburn

9

0

1

317.707

2

165

1983

Nebraska

12

1

0

317.665

5

166

1951

Tennessee

10

1

0

317.466

4

167

2014

TCU

12

1

0

317.212

4

168

2017

Ohio State

12

2

0

317.034

5

169

1993

Auburn

11

0

0

316.665

3

170

1965

Michigan State

10

1

0

316.664

1

171

2013

Michigan State

13

1

0

316.598

2

172

2014

Alabama

12

2

0

316.171

5

173

1975

Ohio State

11

1

0

316.018

2

174

1972

Texas

10

1

0

316.003

4

175

1965

Arkansas

10

1

0

315.992

2

176

1959

Mississippi

10

1

0

315.815

2

177

2015

Michigan State

12

2

0

315.774

4

178

2000

Miami (Fla.)

11

1

0

315.611

2

179

1987

Florida State

11

1

0

315.585

3

180

1960

Mississippi

10

0

1

315.555

1

181

1968

Southern Cal

9

1

1

315.511

3

182

1960

Iowa

8

1

0

315.504

2

183

2013

Auburn

12

2

0

315.432

3

184

1987

Syracuse

11

0

1

315.262

4

185

1962

LSU

9

1

1

315.032

3

186

1990

Colorado

11

1

1

314.989

1

187

2002

Georgia

13

1

0

314.830

3

188

1976

Pittsburgh

12

0

0

314.791

1

189

1990

Georgia Tech

11

0

1

314.585

2

190

1979

Oklahoma

11

1

0

314.551

4

191

1986

Oklahoma

11

1

0

314.486

3

192

1947

Texas

10

1

0

314.444

3

193

1997

North Carolina

11

1

0

314.428

4

194

1993

Nebraska

11

1

0

314.004

4

195

1993

Florida

11

2

0

313.970

5

196

1987

Auburn

9

1

2

313.876

5

197

1999

Nebraska

12

1

0

313.732

2

198

1958

Oklahoma

10

1

0

313.683

3

199

1982

SMU

11

0

1

313.514

3

200

1996

Arizona State

11

1

0

313.429

4