Omni Rankingsô 2014 College football ratings through 01/12/15 games
Big Ten 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 -5
Home field factor = 1.87 Record vs D-I teams
Season range Schedule strength Overall Conference Home Road Neutral vs 1-25 vs 26-100 vs 100+
Rank Team Rating D-I rank Max Min Rating D-I rank W L W L Streak Last 5 W L W L W L W L W L W L Highest single-game rating Lowest single-game rating
1 Ohio State 107.61 3 107.61 91.37 88.41 21 14 1 8 0 W13 5-0 6 1 4 0 4 0 4 0 9 1 1 0 vs Oregon 118.61 vs Virginia Tech 86.01
2 Michigan State 103.26 6 103.31 97.95 85.08 51 11 2 7 1 W4 4-1 6 1 4 1 1 0 1 2 7 0 3 0 at Indiana 110.61 vs Ohio State 94.98
3 Wisconsin 96.31 18 101.59 91.49 84.91 54 11 3 7 1 W1 4-1 8 0 3 1 0 2 1 2 7 1 3 0 vs Nebraska 112.96 vs Ohio State 82.39
4 Nebraska 93.51 26 98.86 93.13 85.47 49 9 4 5 3 L1 2-3 6 1 3 2 0 1 0 3 7 1 2 0 at Northwestern 102.74 at Wisconsin 83.28
5 Minnesota 89.95 36 91.12 83.21 86.44 40 8 5 5 3 L2 2-3 6 1 2 3 0 1 0 4 5 1 3 0 vs Iowa 102.76 at TCU 80.36
6 Iowa 87.68 45 91.13 82.43 85.54 47 7 6 4 4 L3 1-4 4 3 3 2 0 1 0 1 6 5 1 0 vs Northwestern 103.01 at Minnesota 73.08
7 Penn State 84.93 57 90.54 84.62 83.27 62 7 6 2 6 W1 3-2 4 4 2 2 1 0 0 2 5 4 2 0 vs Massachusetts 93.83 vs Northwestern 74.25
8 Michigan 84.25 59 88.16 80.68 85.35 50 5 7 3 5 L2 2-3 4 3 1 4 0 0 0 3 3 4 2 0 vs Indiana 92.12 vs Minnesota 75.48
9 Maryland 83.75 62 92.69 83.75 86.25 41 7 6 4 4 L2 2-3 2 4 5 1 0 1 0 4 5 2 2 0 at Indiana 100.28 at Wisconsin 73.86
10 Northwestern 83.02 64 88.05 80.56 85.56 46 5 7 3 5 L1 2-3 2 5 3 2 0 0 1 0 3 7 1 0 at Penn State 96.86 at Iowa 69.88
11 Rutgers 82.86 65 83.22 77.23 85.07 52 8 5 3 5 W2 3-2 4 2 3 3 1 0 0 3 6 2 2 0 vs North Carolina     90.35 vs Wisconsin       71.55
12 Indiana 79.26 80 89.42 77.40 86.22 42 4 8 1 7 W1 1-4 3 3 1 5 0 0 1 2 1 5 2 1 at Missouri       96.47 at Rutgers       70.20
13 Illinois 79.10 82 81.16 74.96 85.49 48 6 7 3 5 L1 2-3 5 2 1 4 0 1 0 2 4 5 2 0 at Northwestern     88.59 vs Purdue       70.63
14 Purdue 77.55 90 80.35 68.84 85.92 45 3 9 1 7 L6 0-5 2 5 1 3 0 1 0 2 2 6 1 1 vs Southern Illinois 85.72 vs Central Michigan 62.75
Big Ten top performances Big Ten surprise performances Big Ten upset wins
Rank Team Opponent Result Rating Rank Team Opponent Result Rating Rank Team Opponent Result Rating
1 Ohio State vs Oregon W 42 - 20 118.61 1 Minnesota vs Iowa W 51 - 14 18.05 1 Indiana at Missouri W 31 - 27 20.48
2 Ohio State vs Wisconsin W 59 - 0 117.39 2 Ohio State vs Wisconsin W 59 - 0 17.74 2 Northwestern at Notre Dame W 43 - 40 OT 13.51
3 Wisconsin vs Nebraska W 59 - 24 112.96 3 Northwestern at Penn State W 29 - 6 16.29 3 Northwestern at Penn State W 29 - 6 11.85
4 Michigan State at Indiana W 56 - 17 110.61 4 Iowa vs Northwestern W 48 - 7 15.94 4 Illinois at Northwestern W 47 - 33 10.56
5 Ohio State vs Alabama W 42 - 35 107.99 5 Wisconsin vs Maryland W 52 - 7 15.49 5 Illinois vs Penn State W 16 - 14 9.06
6 Ohio State at Michigan State W 49 - 37 107.66 6 Wisconsin vs Nebraska W 59 - 24 14.94 6 Ohio State vs Oregon W 42 - 20 8.27
7 Michigan State vs Rutgers W 45 - 3 107.59 7 Ohio State vs Oregon W 42 - 20 14.05 7 Rutgers at Maryland W 41 - 38 8.17
8 Wisconsin vs Maryland W 52 - 7 106.99 8 Purdue vs Southern Illinois W 35 - 13 13.17 8 Illinois vs Minnesota W 28 - 24 7.91
9 Ohio State vs Rutgers W 56 - 17 106.80 9 Ohio State at Maryland W 52 - 24 13.05 9 Iowa at Pittsburgh W 24 - 20 7.79
10 Ohio State at Maryland W 52 - 24 106.76 10 Indiana at Missouri W 31 - 27 12.04 10 Maryland at Syracuse W 34 - 20 7.71
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Big Ten projected standings
East Division Conference Overall
Rank Team W L W L
1 Ohio State 8 0 14 1
2 Michigan State 7 1 11 2
3 Maryland 4 4 7 6
4 Michigan 3 5 5 7
5 Rutgers 3 5 8 5
6 Penn State 2 6 7 6
7 Indiana 1 7 4 8
West Division Conference Overall
Rank Team W L W L
1 Wisconsin 7 1 11 3
2 Nebraska 5 3 9 4
3 Minnesota 5 3 8 5
4 Iowa 4 4 7 6
5 Northwestern 3 5 5 7
6 Illinois 3 5 6 7
7 Purdue 1 7 3 9