Week Five F/+ Rankings

COLLEGE PARK, MD - SEPTEMBER 24: Running back Bernard Pierce #30 of the Temple Owls rushes for a fourth-quarter touchdown against the Maryland Terrapins at Byrd Stadium on September 24, 2011 in College Park, Maryland. Temple defeated Maryland 38-7. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Once again, Wednesday is Rankings Day at Football Outsiders. You get the F/+ Top 25 below, and you get links to everything else: full F/+ rankings, full S&P+, Offensive S&P+, Defensive S&P+ and FEI rankings. In all, we continue to phase out the preseason projections and work in the opponent-adjusted figures.

How dominant was Temple's pasting of Maryland? They rose 43 spots, from 68th to 25th.

RK TEAM RECORD F/+ LAST
WK
CHANGE S&P+ RK FEI RK
1 Alabama 4-0 +32.9% 1 +0 287.4 1 0.265 3
2 Oklahoma 3-0 +25.7% 2 +0 250.5 4 0.301 2
3 LSU 4-0 +25.5% 3 +0 244.2 10 0.327 1
4 Wisconsin 4-0 +23.8% 5 +1 250.7 3 0.262 4
5 Boise State 3-0 +23.3% 4 -1 254.0 2 0.235 7
6 Stanford 3-0 +21.5% 8 +2 249.7 5 0.220 9
7 Oklahoma State 4-0 +19.8% 12 +5 239.6 14 0.236 6
8 Oregon 3-1 +19.5% 9 +1 246.9 8 0.195 11
9 Florida 4-0 +19.4% 10 +1 241.1 12 0.221 8
10 Virginia Tech 4-0 +19.2% 7 -3 249.7 6 0.175 18
11 Georgia Tech 4-0 +18.8% 15 +4 245.3 9 0.187 15
12 Michigan 4-0 +18.0% 16 +4 235.3 15 0.220 10
13 Notre Dame 2-2 +17.7% 11 -2 242.5 11 0.180 17
14 Texas A&M 2-1 +17.6% 13 -1 240.4 13 0.188 14
15 South Carolina 4-0 +15.3% 20 +5 230.0 22 0.192 12
16 Arkansas 3-1 +14.4% 14 -2 234.1 16 0.154 21
17 Clemson 4-0 +14.1% 18 +1 214.2 42 0.244 5
18 Penn State 3-1 +13.9% 28 +10 247.3 7 0.080 34
19 Florida State 2-2 +13.3% 6 -13 227.6 25 0.163 19
20 Arizona State 2-2 +12.5% 32 +12 225.9 26 0.156 20
21 South Florida 4-0 +11.9% 24 +3 217.3 36 0.185 16
22 Illinois 4-0 +11.9% 29 +7 232.9 17 0.109 29
23 West Virginia 3-1 +11.4% 17 -6 214.5 41 0.190 13
24 Tennessee 2-1 +10.7% 34 +10 230.0 21 0.100 31
25 Temple 3-1 +10.4% 68 +43 221.2 30 0.137 23

Dropping out of the Top 25: TCU (25th to 35th), Miami (23rd to 43rd), USC (21st to 40th) and Auburn (19th to 38th).

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