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Week 5 Five Factors college football box scores

NCAA Football: Rutgers at Ohio State Greg Bartram-USA TODAY Sports

Here are your Five Factors numbers for Week 5. As always, embedding is funky, so here’s the direct Google Doc link.

Week 5 Superlatives

Largest Yards Per Play margin (FBS vs. FBS):

  • Southern Miss vs. Rice (+5.1)
  • Maryland vs. Purdue (+5.0)
  • Ohio State vs. Rutgers (+4.8)
  • Auburn vs. UL-Monroe (+4.5)
  • Hawaii vs. Nevada (+4.2)

Largest Points Per Opportunity margin (FBS vs. FBS):

  • Ohio State vs. Rutgers (+5.9)
  • Maryland vs. Purdue (+5.6)
  • Louisiana Tech vs. UTEP (+5.3)
  • Washington vs. Stanford (+4.1)
  • Colorado vs. Oregon State (+3.9)

Largest Field Position margin (FBS vs. FBS):

  • Ohio vs. Miami-Ohio (+21.1)
  • Old Dominion vs. Charlotte (+18.7)
  • Temple vs. SMU (+17.2)
  • Air Force vs. Navy (+17.2)
  • Florida vs. Vanderbilt (+17.1)

Largest Success Rate margin (FBS vs. FBS):

  • Ohio State vs. Rutgers (+37%)
  • Auburn vs. UL-Monroe (+30%)
  • Alabama vs. Kentucky (+29%)
  • Boston College vs. Buffalo (+28%)
  • Washington vs. Stanford (+27%)

Ohio State continues to both a) rank No. 1 in S&P+ and b) exceed expectations. Goodness.