Billingsley Report on Major College Football

Top 200 Teams of All Time

1869-2012

*This list is compiled from all 12,764 teams who have been ranked since 1869, not just National Champions. Notable teams highlighted in Red, 2012 entries noted in blue.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Annual

Rk

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

1999

Florida State

12

0

0

365.976

1

6

1992

Alabama

13

0

0

365.227

1

7

1988

Notre Dame

12

0

0

364.512

1

8

1987

Miami (Fla.)

12

0

0

364.477

1

9

1991

Miami (Fla.)

12

0

0

364.326

1

10

1997

Michigan

12

0

0

363.070

1

11

1995

Nebraska

12

0

0

360.210

1

12

1973

Notre Dame

11

0

0

359.587

1

13

1963

Texas

11

0

0

359.321

1

14

1973

Oklahoma

10

0

1

358.883

2

15

1974

Oklahoma

11

0

0

356.710

1

16

1994

Penn State

12

0

0

356.628

2

17

1997

Nebraska

13

0

0

356.611

2

18

1972

Southern Cal

12

0

0

356.384

1

19

2005

Texas

13

0

0

356.118

1

20

2001

Miami (Fla.)

12

0

0

355.294

1

21

2010

Auburn

14

0

0

354.620

1

22

1952

Georgia Tech

12

0

0

354.492

1

23

1986

Penn State

12

0

0

352.601

1

24

1949

Notre Dame

10

0

0

351.727

1

25

2000

Oklahoma

13

0

0

350.992

1

26

1947

Michigan

10

0

0

350.659

1

27

1945

Army

9

0

0

350.375

1

28

2004

Southern Cal

13

0

0

349.250

1

29

2011

Alabama

12

1

0

349.232

1

30

2002

Ohio State

14

0

0

349.108

1

31

1993

Florida State

12

1

0

349.003

1

32

2011

LSU

13

1

0

348.476

2

33

1979

Alabama

12

0

0

347.658

1

34

1954

Ohio State

10

0

0

346.983

1

35

1969

Texas

11

0

0

344.276

1

36

1991

Washington

12

0

0

343.128

2

37

1932

Southern Cal

10

0

0

342.842

1

38

1948

Michigan

9

0

0

342.694

1

39

1996

Florida

12

1

0

342.498

1

40

1966

Notre Dame

9

0

1

342.138

1

41

1966

Alabama

11

0

0

341.993

2

42

2004

Auburn

13

0

0

341.209

2

43

2010

TCU

13

0

0

341.103

2

44

1979

Southern Cal

11

0

1

340.220

2

45

1944

Ohio State

9

0

0

339.660

1

46

1955

Oklahoma

11

0

0

339.483

1

47

1961

Alabama

11

0

0

339.196

1

48

1949

Oklahoma

11

0

0

339.195

2

49

2012

Alabama

13

1

0

338.231

1

50

2008

Florida

13

1

0

337.305

1

51

1946

Army

9

0

1

336.788

1

52

1971

Oklahoma

11

1

0

336.533

2

53

1970

Nebraska

11

0

1

336.439

1

54

1975

Oklahoma

11

1

0

335.976

1

55

1968

Ohio State

10

0

0

335.665

1

56

1953

Notre Dame

9

0

1

335.106

1

57

1973

Penn State

12

0

0

334.938

3

58

1992

Miami (Fla.)

11

1

0

334.925

2

59

1972

Auburn

10

1

0

334.888

2

60

1982

Penn State

11

1

0

334.374

1

61

1947

Notre Dame

9

0

0

334.336

2

62

2002

Miami (Fla.)

12

1

0

334.265

2

63

1982

Georgia

11

1

0

333.804

2

64

1946

Notre Dame

8

0

1

333.633

2

65

1973

Alabama

11

1

0

333.351

4

66

1989

Miami (Fla.)

11

1

0

333.251

1

67

1966

Michigan State

9

0

1

332.744

3

68

1969

Penn State

11

0

0

332.566

2

69

1958

LSU

11

0

0

332.564

1

70

1930

Notre Dame

10

0

0

332.553

1

71

1989

Notre Dame

12

1

0

332.547

2

72

2011

Oklahoma State

12

1

0

332.499

3

73

1969

Southern Cal

10

0

1

332.475

3

74

1962

Mississippi

10

0

0

332.243

1

75

1971

Alabama

11

1

0

331.882

3

76

2009

Florida

13

1

0

330.955

2

77

1996

Florida State

11

1

0

330.939

2

78

1952

Michigan State

9

0

0

330.899

2

79

1988

Miami (Fla.)

11

1

0

330.811

2

80

1995

Florida

12

1

0

330.159

2

81

1964

Arkansas

11

0

0

330.080

1

82

1954

Oklahoma

10

0

0

329.850

2

83

1964

Texas

10

1

0

329.173

2

84

1983

Auburn

11

1

0

328.988

1

85

2009

Boise State

14

0

0

328.882

3

86

1954

UCLA

9

0

0

328.754

3

87

1978

Southern Cal

12

1

0

328.494

1

88

1964

Alabama

10

1

0

328.417

3

89

1987

Oklahoma

11

1

0

328.144

2

90

2012

Oregon

12

1

0

328.105

2

91

1978

Alabama

11

1

0

328.077

2

92

1981

Clemson

12

0

0

327.916

1

93

1984

Brigham Young

13

0

0

327.910

1

94

1980

Georgia

12

0

0

327.454

1

95

1945

Indiana

9

0

1

327.014

2

96

1983

Georgia

10

1

1

326.783

2

97

1992

Florida State

11

1

0

326.568

3

98

1962

Southern Cal

11

0

0

326.497

2

99

1993

Notre Dame

11

1

0

326.463

2

100

2012

Notre Dame

12

1

0

326.139

3

101

1946

Georgia

11

0

0

326.008

3

102

1996

Ohio State

11

1

0

325.654

3

103

1978

Penn State

11

1

0

325.598

3

104

1941

Minnesota

8

0

0

325.430

1

105

1944

Army

9

0

0

325.297

2

106

1972

Oklahoma

11

1

0

325.236

3

107

1986

Miami (Fla.)

11

1

0

325.026

2

108

1997

Florida State

11

1

0

324.520

3

109

1994

Colorado

11

1

0

324.482

3

110

1949

Army

9

0

0

324.352

3

111

2008

Southern Cal

12

1

0

324.102

2

112

2009

Texas

13

1

0

323.816

4

113

1938

Tennessee

11

0

0

323.675

1

114

1994

Florida State

10

1

1

323.654

4

115

2008

Utah

13

0

0

323.589

3

116

1957

Auburn

10

0

0

323.245

1

117

1973

Ohio State

10

0

1

323.244

5

118

1979

Houston

11

1

0

323.074

3

119

1977

Notre Dame

11

1

0

323.015

1

120

1994

Alabama

12

1

0

322.647

5

121

1961

Ohio State

8

0

1

322.516

2

122

1943

Notre Dame

9

1

0

322.503

1

123

1970

Notre Dame

10

1

0

322.480

2

124

1977

Texas

11

1

0

322.259

2

125

2010

Oregon

12

1

0

322.244

3

126

1978

Oklahoma

11

1

0

322.118

4

127

2005

Southern Cal

12

1

0

321.904

2

128

1968

Penn State

11

0

0

321.755

2

129

1970

Texas

10

1

0

321.724

3

130

1959

Syracuse

11

0

0

321.410

1

131

1945

Navy

7

1

1

321.024

3

132

1940

Stanford

10

0

0

320.957

1

133

1951

Michigan State

9

0

0

320.816

1

134

1983

Texas

11

1

0

320.789

3

135

2008

Texas

12

1

0

320.267

4

136

1951

Illinois

9

0

1

319.304

2

137

1967

Southern Cal

10

1

0

319.284

1

138

1951

Maryland

10

0

0

319.249

3

139

2004

Oklahoma

12

1

0

319.221

3

140

1956

Oklahoma

10

0

0

319.055

1

141

1955

Maryland

10

1

0

318.959

2

142

1952

Southern Cal

10

1

0

318.690

3

143

1985

Oklahoma

11

1

0

318.489

1

144

1983

Miami (Fla.)

11

1

0

318.421

4

145

1956

Georgia Tech

10

1

0

318.401

2

146

1974

Alabama

11

1

0

317.829

2

147

1958

Auburn

9

0

1

317.707

2

148

1983

Nebraska

12

1

0

317.665

5

149

1951

Tennessee

10

1

0

317.466

4

150

1993

Auburn

11

0

0

316.665

3

151

1965

Michigan State

10

1

0

316.664

1

152

1975

Ohio State

11

1

0

316.018

2

153

1972

Texas

10

1

0

316.003

4

154

1965

Arkansas

10

1

0

315.992

2

155

1959

Mississippi

10

1

0

315.815

2

156

2000

Miami (Fla.)

11

1

0

315.611

2

157

1987

Florida State

11

1

0

315.585

3

158

1960

Mississippi

10

0

1

315.555

1

159

1968

Southern Cal

9

1

1

315.511

3

160

1960

Iowa

8

1

0

315.504

2

161

1987

Syracuse

11

0

1

315.262

4

162

1962

LSU

9

1

1

315.032

3

163

1990

Colorado

11

1

1

314.989

1

164

2002

Georgia

13

1

0

314.830

3

165

1976

Pittsburgh

12

0

0

314.791

1

166

1990

Georgia Tech

11

0

1

314.585

2

167

1979

Oklahoma

11

1

0

314.551

4

168

1986

Oklahoma

11

1

0

314.486

3

169

1947

Texas

10

1

0

314.444

3

170

1997

North Carolina

11

1

0

314.428

4

171

1993

Nebraska

11

1

0

314.004

4

172

1993

Florida

11

2

0

313.970

5

173

1987

Auburn

9

1

2

313.876

5

174

1999

Nebraska

12

1

0

313.732

2

175

1958

Oklahoma

10

1

0

313.683

3

176

1982

SMU

11

0

1

313.514

3

177

1996

Arizona State

11

1

0

313.429

4

178

1993

West Virginia

11

1

0

313.214

6

179

1956

Tennessee

10

1

0

313.208

3

180

2008

Oklahoma

12

2

0

313.191

5

181

1948

Oklahoma

10

1

0

312.938

2

182

2006

Florida

13

1

0

312.897

1

183

1973

Michigan

10

0

1

312.745

6

184

1939

Texas A&M

11

0

0

312.403

1

185

1948

North Carolina

9

1

1

312.182

3

186

1956

Texas A&M

9

0

1

312.102

4

187

1930

Alabama

10

0

0

311.997

2

188

1991

Florida State

11

2

0

311.984

3

189

1989

Colorado

11

1

0

311.680

3

190

1994

Florida

10

2

1

311.609

6

191

1938

TCU

11

0

0

311.532

2

192

1988

Florida State

11

1

0

311.521

3

193

1952

UCLA

8

1

0

311.412

4

194

2009

Cincinnati

12

1

0

311.395

5

195

1966

Georgia

10

1

0

311.077

4

196

1948

Notre Dame

9

0

1

310.952

4

197

1984

Florida

9

1

1

310.800

2

198

1979

Ohio State

11

1

0

310.767

5

199

1945

Oklahoma State

9

0

0

310.635

4

200

1985

Penn State

11

1

0

310.544

2