31st annual Times-Union college football power rankings

Georgia's Stetson Bennett celebrates after the College Football Playoff championship football game against Alabama Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, in Indianapolis. Georgia won 33-18. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Georgia's Stetson Bennett celebrates after the College Football Playoff championship football game against Alabama Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, in Indianapolis. Georgia won 33-18. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Times-Union Team Power Rankings

Rank;Team;Conf.;Rec.;Rating;

1. Georgia;SEC;14-1;+132;

2. Alabama;SEC;13-2;+109;

3. Oklahoma St.;Big 12;12-2;+94;

4. Cincinnati;AAC;13-1;+85;

5. ;Big 12;12-2;+83;

6. Michigan;Big Ten;12-2;+76;

7. Ohio State;Big Ten;11-2;+72;

8. Notre Dame;Ind.; 11-2;+55;

9. Michigan St.;Big Ten;11-2;+54;

10. Oklahoma;Big 12;11-2;+53;

11. San Diego St.;Mt. West;12-2;+43;

12. Ole Miss;SEC;10-3;+40;

12.Utah;Pac-12;10-4;+40;

12.Houston;AAC;12-2;+40;

15. Clemson;ACC;10-3;+39;

15. BYU;Ind.;10-3;+39;

17. Pittsburgh;ACC;11-3;+38;

18. Louisiana;Sun Belt;13-1;+36;

19. Kentucky;SEC;10-3;+32;

20. Purdue;Big Ten;9-4;+31;

21. N.C. State;ACC;9-3;+30;

22. Iowa;Big Ten;10-4;+28;

23. Oregon;Pac-12;10-4;+25;

24. Wake Forest;ACC;11-3;+23;

24.Fresno St.;Mt. West;10-3;+23;

26. Utah St.;Mt. West;11-3;+22;

26. UTSA;C-USA;12-2;+22;

28, Air Force;Mt. West;10-3;+21;

28. Penn St.;Big Ten;7-6;+21;

30. Arkansas;SEC;9-4;+17;

30. Minnesota;Big Ten;9-4;+17;

32. Wisconsin;Big Ten;9-4;+14;

33. Texas A&M;SEC;8-4;+12;

33. Coastal Car.;Sun Belt;11-2;+12;

35. SMU;AAC;8-4;+11;

35. App. St.;Sun Belt;10-4;+11;

37. UCLA;Pac-12;8-4;+8;

38. Army;Ind.;9-4;+7;

38. Iowa St.;Big 12;7-6;+7;

40. Boise St.;Mt. West;7-5;+6;

40. Kansas St.;Big 12;8-5;+6;

42. Miami;ACC;7-5;-5;

43. Arizona St.;Pac-12;8-5;-8;

43. Liberty;Ind.;8-5;-8;

45. UAB;C-USA;9-4;-10;

45. W. Mich;MAC;8-5;-10;

45. Auburn;SEC;6-7;-10;

48. Tennessee;SEC;7-6;-11;

49. UCF;AAC;9-4;-13;

49. Tulsa;AAC;7-6;13;

51. W. Kentucky;C-USA;9-5;-14;

52. West Va.;Big 12;6-7;-18;

53. Washington St.;Pac-12;7-6;-19;

54. Oregon St.;Pac-12;7-6;-20;

55. Texas Tech;Big 12;7-6;-21;

56. Miss. St.;SEC;7-6;-23;

57. C. Michigan;MAC;9-4;-25;

58. Texas;Big 12;5-7;-27;

59. E. Carolina;AAC;7-5;-28;

60. LSU;SEC;6-7;-30;

60. N. Illinois;MAC;9-5;-30;

62. Florida;SEC;6-7;-31;

62. Louisville;SEC;6-7;-31;

64. Nevada;Mt. West;8-5;-32;

64. Maryland;Big Ten;6-7;-32;

64. Virginia;ACC;6-7;-32;

67. Georgia St.;Sun Belt;8-5;-34;

67. N. Carolina;ACC;6-7;-34;

69. S. Carolina;SEC;7-6;-36;

69. Boston C.;ACC;6-6;-36;

71. FSU;ACC;5-7;-37;

72. Toledo;MAC;7-6;-38;

72. Miami, Oh.;MAC;7-6;-38;

74. Syracuse;ACC;5-7;-42;

75. Hawaii;Mt. West;6-7;-44;

75. TCU;Big 12;5-7;-44;

77. Marshall;C-USA;7-6;-46;

78. Memphis;AAC;6-6;-50;

79. Nebraska;Big Ten;3-9;-53;

79;Missouri;SEC;6-7;-53;

81. Va. Tech;ACC;6-7;-54;

82. San Jose St.;Mt. West;5-7;-58;

82. Miami, O.;MAC;7-6;-58;

84. USC;Pac-12;4-8;-59;

85. Kent St.;MAC;7-7;-60;

86.Middle Tenn.;C-USA;7-6;-62;

86. Washington;Pac-12;4-8;-62;

88. Wyoming;Mt. West;7-6;-63;

89. UTEP;C-USA;7-6;-64;

89. E. Michigan;MAC;7-6;-64;

91. Navy;AAC;4-8;-67;

92. California;Pac-12;5-7;-69;

92. Rutgers;Big Ten;5-8;-69;

94. Texas St.;Sun Belt;4-8;-70;

95. Illinois;Big Ten;5-7;-71;

96. Old Dom.;C-USA;6-7;-73;

97. S. Alabama;Sun Belt;5-7;-74;

98. Colorado;Pac-12;4-8;-75;

99. Troy;Sun Belt; 5-7;-79;

100. N. Texas;C-USA;6-7;-81;

101. FAU;C-USA;5-7;-82;

102. Ga. Tech;ACC;3-9;-86;

103. UL Monroe;Sun Belt;4-8;-88;

103. Colorado St.;Mt. West;3-9;-88;

105. Ball St.;MAC;6-7;-91;

106. Charlotte;C-USA;5-7;-92;

106. Tulane;AAC;2-10;-92’

108. Stanford;Pac-12;3-9;-97;

108. Indiana;Big Ten;2-10;-97;

108. Ga. Southern;Sun Belt;3-9;-97;

111. Rice;C-USA;4-8;-98;

112. Northwestern;Big Ten;3-9;-99;

113. La. Tech;C-USA;3-9;-103;

114. Buffalo;MAC;4-8;-104;

115. N. Mexico;Mt. West;3-9;-110;

115. S. Florida;AAC;2-10;-110;

117. Ohio;MAC;3-9;-111;

118. Bowling Gr.;MAC;4-8;-114;

119. Arizona;Pac-12;1-11;-117;

120. Vanderbilt;SEC;2-10;-118;

120. New Mexico St.;Ind.;2-10;-118;

122. Duke;ACC;3-9;-122;

123. Kansas;Big 12;2-10;-127;

124. Temple;AAC;3-9;-129;

125. UNLV;Mt. West;2-10;-140;

125. Ark. St.;Sun Belt;2-10;-140;

127. S. Miss;C-USA;3-9;-151;

128. Akron;MAC;2-10;-162;

128. UConn;Ind.;1-11;-162;

130. FIU;C-USA;1-11;-175;

131. UMass;Ind.;1-11;-183;

CONFERENCE RANKINGS

Conf.;Teams;Avg. Rating;

SEC;14;+2.85;

Big 12;10;0;

Big Ten;14;-7.71;

ACC;14;-24.9;

Pac-12;12;-29.41;

Mt. West;12;-35;

Sun Belt;10;-52.3;

MAC;12;-70.58;

C-USA;14;-74.21;

Points system

+22 – Road win over final AP top-5 team;

+20 – Neutral-site win over top-5 team;

+18 – Home win over top-5 team;

+16 – Road win over top 6-10 team;

+14 – Neutral-site win over top 6-10 team;

+12 – Home win over top 6-10 team;

+10 – Road win over top 11-25 team;

+9 – Neutral-site win over top 11-25 team;

+8 – Home win over top 11-25 team;

+7 – Road win over unranked team;

+6 – Neutral-site win over unranked team;

+5 – Home win over unranked team;

0 – Win over non-FBS team;

-1 – Road loss to top-5 team;

-2 – Neutral-site loss to top-5 team;

-3 – Home loss to top-5 team;

-4 – Road loss to top 6-10 team;

-5 – Neutral-site loss to top 6-10 team;

-6 – Home loss to top 6-10 team;

-7 – Road loss to top 11-25 team;

-8 – Neutral-site loss to top 11-25 team;

-9 – Home loss to top 11-25 team;

-10 – Road loss to unranked team;

-11 – Neutral-site loss to unranked team;

-12 – Home loss to unranked team;

-15 – Loss to non-FBS team;

BONUS POINTS

+15 – Three wins over top-5 teams;

+12 – Four wins over top-10 teams or six wins over top-25;

+10 – Two wins over top-5 teams;

+10 – Schedule has six or more top-25 teams;

+9 – Three wins over top-10 teams over 5 wins over top-25;

+8 – Schedule has five top-25 teams;

+7 – Four wins over top-25 teams;

+6 – Two wins over top-10 teams;

+5 – Schedule has four top-25 teams;

+5 – Three wins over top-25 teams;

+3 – Two wins over top-25 teams;

PENALTIES

-25 – Regular-season schedule with no top-25 teams;

-15 – Regular-season schedule with one top-25 team;

-10 – Loss by 35+ at home, 40+ neutral site, +45 on road;

-5 – Loss by 20+ at home, 22+ neutral site, 25+ on road;

This article originally appeared on Florida Times-Union: Rankings, points system for annual Times-Union college football rankings

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