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Thor Nystrom’s College Football Power Rankings for Every Team: Week 1 (2022)

by September 5, 2022
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Check out my College Football Power Ratings for every team ahead of Week 2 of the 2022 NCAAF season.

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College Football Power Rankings for Every Team: Week 2

Rank Team ATL Previous Change
1 Alabama 58.2 1 0
2 Ohio St. 56.5 2 0
3 Georgia 55.9 3 0
4 Clemson 48.2 4 0
5 Notre Dame 45.6 7 2
6 Michigan 44.9 5 -1
7 Texas A&M 41.9 8 1
8 Miami (FL) 41.8 9 1
9 Texas 41.3 10 1
10 Tennessee 41.2 14 4
11 Oklahoma 41.0 11 0
12 Utah 40.9 6 -6
13 Penn St. 40.7 13 0
14 Mississippi St. 40.3 32 18
15 Ole Miss 40.0 17 2
16 Michigan St. 39.9 16 0
17 LSU 39.8 15 -2
18 Arkansas 39.7 28 10
19 Florida 39.6 26 7
20 Wisconsin 39.5 20 0
21 Kentucky 39.4 30 9
22 USC 39.3 31 9
23 Pittsburgh 39.1 19 -4
24 Brigham Young 39.0 27 3
25 Baylor 38.6 23 -2
26 North Carolina St. 38.4 12 -14
27 Auburn 38.3 21 -6
28 Florida St. 38.0 25 -3
29 Cincinnati 37.9 29 0
30 Oregon 37.1 18 -12
31 Oklahoma St. 36.9 34 3
32 TCU 36.8 36 4
33 Iowa 35.9 22 -11
34 UCLA 35.6 38 4
35 North Carolina 35.0 35 0
36 Minnesota 34.9 37 1
37 SMU 34.8 47 10
38 Purdue 34.6 39 1
39 UCF 34.2 40 1
40 Washington 34.0 41 1
41 Nebraska 33.6 33 -8
42 Houston 33.3 42 0
43 Kansas St. 33.2 44 1
44 South Carolina 32.9 48 4
45 Syracuse 32.5 50 5
46 Louisville 32.4 24 -22
47 Iowa St. 31.8 46 -1
48 Arizona St. 31.4 43 -5
49 Maryland 31.3 45 -4
50 Oregon St. 30.3 56 6
51 Texas Tech 30.1 55 4
52 Wake Forest 29.9 49 -3
53 Air Force 29.8 62 9
54 West Virginia 29.7 64 10
55 Boise St. 29.6 53 -2
56 Appalachian St. 29.5 57 1
57 Fresno St. 29.4 59 2
58 Missouri 29.2 69 11
59 Toledo 29.0 52 -7
60 UAB 28.9 60 0
61 Marshall 28.6 58 -3
62 Virginia 28.4 54 -8
63 East Carolina 28.1 71 8
64 Tulane 27.1 63 -1
65 Virginia Tech 26.8 51 -14
66 Coastal Carolina 26.5 68 2
67 UTSA 26.4 81 14
68 Boston College 26.2 61 -7
69 Northwestern 25.8 67 -2
70 Western Kentucky 25.7 73 3
71 Memphis 25.6 65 -6
72 Illinois 25.4 72 0
73 Rutgers 25.2 77 4
74 Stanford 25.0 70 -4
75 Army 24.5 74 -1
76 California 24.3 79 3
77 Liberty 24.2 75 -2
78 Arizona 23.9 86 8
79 Washington St. 23.8 66 -13
80 Louisiana 23.7 76 -4
81 Georgia St. 23.4 82 1
82 Georgia Tech 23.3 80 -2
83 Troy 23.2 78 -5
84 Indiana 23.1 85 1
85 San Diego St. 21.9 83 -2
86 Central Michigan 21.2 87 1
87 Miami (OH) 20.1 84 -3
88 Tulsa 20.0 88 0
89 South Florida 19.9 93 4
90 Kansas 19.8 92 2
91 James Madison 19.5 103 12
92 San Jose St. 19.4 94 2
93 Vanderbilt 19.0 110 17
94 North Texas 18.9 91 -3
95 Old Dominion 18.8 102 7
96 Northern Illinois 18.2 90 -6
97 Colorado 18.1 89 -8
98 Southern Miss 17.9 98 0
99 Florida Atlantic 17.6 97 -2
100 South Alabama 17.2 106 6
101 Wyoming 17.1 99 -2
102 Eastern Michigan 17.0 96 -6
103 Utah St. 16.5 101 -2
104 Western Michigan 16.0 107 3
105 Duke 15.0 112 7
106 Colorado St. 14.9 105 -1
107 Georgia Southern 14.7 114 7
108 Louisiana Tech 14.6 104 -4
109 UNLV 14.5 109 0
110 Arkansas St. 14.4 111 1
111 Middle Tennessee 14.0 95 -16
112 Nevada 13.9 116 4
113 Navy 13.7 100 -13
114 Buffalo 13.4 108 -6
115 Ohio 12.8 121 6
116 Kent St. 12.3 117 1
117 UTEP 11.8 113 -4
118 Texas St. 10.7 115 -3
119 Bowling Green 10.6 120 1
120 Ball St. 9.8 122 2
121 Charlotte 9.0 119 -2
122 Rice 7.0 123 1
123 New Mexico 6.0 129 6
124 Connecticut 5.8 126 2
125 Akron 5.6 125 0
126 Temple 5.4 124 -2
127 Louisiana-Monroe 4.8 127 0
128 Hawai’i 3.9 118 -10
129 Massachusetts 2.1 128 -1
130 Florida International 0.4 130 0
131 New Mexico St. 0.0 131 0

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