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Week 1 college football Five Factors box scores

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Virginia Tech’s big win came with help.

NCAA Football: Virginia Tech at Florida State Tallahasse Democrat-USA TODAY NETWORK

This week’s Five Factors box scores are up! Check out all the results here. Week 6’s superior performances in each category are below.

Top 5 success rate margins (vs. FBS)

  1. Oklahoma (+44.3% vs. FAU)
  2. North Texas (+36.1% vs. SMU)
  3. Boise State (+35.6% vs. Troy)
  4. Colorado (+32.8% vs. Colorado State)
  5. Ohio State (+32.1% vs. Oregon State)

A massive statement in Norman by your national team of the week.

Top 5 yards per play margins (vs. FBS)

  1. Oklahoma (+6.1 vs. FAU)
  2. Colorado (+5.4 vs. Colorado State)
  3. Arizona State (+4.6 vs. UTSA)
  4. UCF (+4.0 vs. UConn)
  5. WVU (+4.0 vs. Tennessee)

A hell of a performance by Colorado, too, albeit against a CSU team that has looked like half-garbage out of the gates.

Top 5 field position margins (vs. FBS)

  1. Syracuse (+22.6 vs. WMU)
  2. Virginia Tech (+20.8 vs. Florida State)
  3. Stanford (+15.1 vs. SDSU)
  4. Rutgers (+14.2 vs. Texas State)
  5. LSU (+13.8 vs. Miami)

All of these teams won by double digits.

Top 5 points per scoring opportunity margins (vs. FBS)

  1. UCF (+5.6 vs. UConn)
  2. Vanderbilt (+5.3 vs. MTSU)
  3. NC A&T (+4.4 vs. ECU)
  4. Wisconsin (+4.1 vs. WKU)
  5. Liberty (+3.5 vs. ODU)

A&T went to Logan and walked out with a win and a paycheck.

Top 5 turnovers luck margins (vs. FBS)

  1. Virginia Tech (+5.5 vs. FSU)
  2. Arizona State (+3.6 vs. UTSA)
  3. UCF (+3.6 vs. UConn)
  4. Cal (+3.3 vs. UNC)
  5. Boise State (+3.3 vs. Troy)

Translation: Virginia Tech had a turnover margin that was +5.5 ahead of where national averages suggest it should have been. (That’s what happens when you recover all six fumbles in a given game.) As each turnover is worth approximately five points, that means FSU suffered about 27.5 points’ worth of bad turnovers luck. In a 21-point loss. Tech got a blocked punt score, too. The Noles looked like crap, and Tech’s D-line was amazing, but ... better luck could have still flipped this result.