Every Ranking this week is a concept within Classical Mechanics:
|Power is the rate at which work is performed or energy is converted. Jerry Kill's rate of work is one bowl per year.
|A body's mass also determines how its affected by a gravitational field. Temples Mass these past two years may draw it into The Big East's orbit
|momentum is the product of the mass and velocity of an object. Ohio's chances of winning the MAC East have been growing every week.
|Oscillation is a system which, when displaced from its equilibrium position, experiences a restoring force. Toledo has been up and down all year.
|Acceleration is the rate of change of velocity over time. Coach Haywood has taken Miami from zero to Bowl in just his second season.
|Space is the a three-dimensional in which objects and events occur. Doug Martin has to wonder how much space he has left at Kent.
|Conservation law states that some property of an isolated system does not change. Bill Cubit is hoping a run will conserve his job.
|A wave is a disturbance that travels through space and time. Central Michigan's collapse this season, and in the 3rd quarter today qualifies as a disturbance.
|Length is to the longest physical dimension of an object. Bowling Green has lost by only a hairs breadth four times this year.
|Work is the amount of energy used by a force through a distance. Ball State is miles away from 2008, but they are showing some energy and force
|Time is a one-dimensional quantity used to sequence events, it's also what coach English is going to need a lot of to turn things around.
|Torque is the tendency of a force to rotate an object about an axis. Akron has been going in circles all season.
|Gravity is the mutual force of attraction between two bodies, in this case Buffalo and the Bottom of the MAC.