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Opponent Ranking and Review - Week 9

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Bowl Eligible and Unanimously New York's Team. I'm going to cryogenically freeze myself in August 2014. Feel free to thaw me out in August 2018 for UB's bi-decade MAC Football romp.

Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Spor

The Rankings

FBS Schools Only (Billingsly, Colley, Anderson & Hester):
Average UB Rank: 61 (+10)
Average MAC Rank: 83
Average Opponent Rank: 81 (-1)
Average Opponent Faced: 84 (-3)
Average Opponent Yet to be Played: 77 (+3)

MAC Standings:

MAC Rank Division Rank Team National Rank
#1 West #1 Northern Illinois #14
#2 West #2 Ball State #33 (+3)
#3 (+2) West #3 Toledo #54 (+10)
#4 (-1) East #1 Ohio #58 (-1)
#5 (+1) East #2 (+1) Buffalo #61 (+10)
#6 (-2) East # 3 (-1) Bowling Green #70 (-12)
#7 West #4 Central Mich #97
#8 (-1) East #4 Kent State #100 (-3)
#9 East #5 Akron #110
#10 West #5 Eastern Mich #114
#11 (+1) West #6 Western Mich #118 (+3)
#12 (-1) East #6 UMass #121 (-3)
#13 East #7 Miami #124

UB's NEW YORK Rank: #1
Average Syracuse Rank: 67 (+1)
Average New York Bulls Rank: 61 (+10)
Average Army Rank: 102

The Road to a Bowl: Eligible!
Winnable games (teams ranked below or within 20 of UB): 10 (Stony Brook, UConn, EMU, WMU, UMass, Kent, Toledo, Ohio, Miami, BGSU)
Winnable games record: (6-0)

Team A&H Billingsly CM Avg
Buffalo 56 (+6) 79 (+9) 47 (+16) 61 (+10)
Ohio State 4 3 3 3
Baylor 10 11 7 9
Stony Brook n/a n/a n/a n/a
UConn 122 114 121 119
EMU 113 115 114 114
WMU 116 123 115 118
UMass 120 124 119 121
Kent St 108 85 108 100
Toledo 54 62 45 54
Ohio 58 61 56 58
Miami 125 121 125 124
BGSU 75 64 72 70

All D-1 Rankings (Massey, Sagarin & Wolfe):
Average UB Rank: 61 (+10)
Average MAC Rank: 112 (+2)
Average Opponent Rank: 116 (+3)
Average Opponent Faced: 123 (+3)
Average Opponent Yet to be Played: 102 (+6)

MAC Standings:

MAC Rank Division Rank Team National Rank
#1 West #1 Northern Illinois #36 (-9)
#2 West #2 Ball State #45 (+3)
#3 West #3 Toledo #50 (+3)
#4 (+1) East #1 (+1) Buffalo #61 (+10)
#5 (-1) East #2 (-1) Bowling Green #73 (-6)
#6 East #3 Ohio #74 (-2)
#7 West #4 Central Mich #116 (-5)
#8 East #4 Kent State #126 (+3)
#9 (-1) East #5 (-1) Akron #130 (-1)
#10 (+1) West #5 Eastern Mich #173 (-3)
#11 (+1) West #6 Western Mich #175 (-3)
#12 (-2) East #6 UMass #184 (-14)
#13 East #7 Miami #210 (+11)

NEW YORK Rank:

NY Rank Team National Rank
#1 New York Bulls #61 (+10)
#2 Syracuse #73 (+3)
#3 Fordham #100 (-18)
#4 Army #123  (+12)
#5 Stony Brook #148 (-11)
#6 (+1) Cornell #222 (+10)
#7 (-1) Albany #224 (+7)

The Road to a Bowl: Attained
Winnable games (teams ranked below or within 20 of UB): 10 (Stony Brook, UConn, EMU, WMU, UMass, Kent, Toledo, Ohio, Miami, BGSU)
Winnable games record: (6-0)

Team Massey Sagarin Wolfe Avg
Buffalo 65 (+12) 67 (+8) 50 (+10) 61 (+10)
Ohio State 7 5 4 5
Baylor 4 4 10 6
Stony Brook 141 139 164 148
UConn 153 132 208 164
EMU 186 183 149 173
WMU 166 176 183 175
UMass 171 173 207 184
Toledo 48 62 39 50
Ohio 86 80 57 74
Kent St 129 131 118 126
Miami 200 193 236 210
BGSU 73 64 82 73