Omni Rankingsô 2015 College football ratings through 1/11/16 games
Big Ten 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 -5
Home field factor = 2.30 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 104.12 3 105.73 97.42 84.53 52 12 1 7 1 W2 4-1 6 1 5 0 1 0 2 1 8 0 2 0 at Michigan 113.64 vs Michigan State 94.83
2 Michigan 98.47 9 104.02 94.16 86.19 35 10 3 6 2 W1 4-1 5 2 4 1 1 0 0 3 7 0 3 0 vs Northwestern 112.11 vs Ohio State 85.02
3 Michigan State 95.13 19 97.77 90.44 87.19 21 12 2 7 1 L1 4-1 7 0 4 1 1 1 2 1 8 1 2 0 vs Penn State 107.84 vs Purdue 84.90
4 Wisconsin 93.21 23 94.96 92.29 83.01 59 10 3 6 2 W2 4-1 5 2 4 0 1 1 1 1 4 2 5 0 vs Rutgers 99.31 vs Northwestern 86.66
5 Iowa 92.26 26 97.28 90.60 84.70 49 12 2 8 0 L2 3-2 7 0 5 0 0 2 1 2 9 0 2 0 at Northwestern 107.03 vs Stanford 84.78
6 Nebraska 89.61 39 91.77 87.79 84.71 48 6 7 3 5 W1 3-2 3 4 2 3 1 0 1 1 3 5 2 1 at Minnesota 97.72 at Purdue 79.29
7 Northwestern 86.29 59 96.33 86.29 86.41 30 10 3 6 2 L1 4-1 6 1 4 1 0 1 2 2 5 1 3 0 at Duke 99.56 vs Tennessee 74.89
8 Penn State 85.29 61 88.59 81.48 84.82 47 7 6 4 4 L4 1-4 6 1 1 4 0 1 0 4 4 2 3 0 vs Illinois 101.98 at Michigan State 75.14
9 Minnesota 85.05 62 85.44 79.18 87.25 20 6 7 2 6 W1 2-3 3 4 2 3 1 0 0 4 4 3 2 0 at Purdue 92.36 vs Nebraska 74.55
10 Indiana 84.56 64 84.56 78.46 84.60 50 6 7 2 6 L1 2-3 3 4 3 2 0 1 1 3 2 3 3 1 at Maryland 89.78 at Penn State 75.00
11 Illinois 83.16 69 94.65 82.41 85.81 39 5 7 2 6 L3 1-4 4 3 1 4 0 0 0 3 2 4 3 0 vs Western Illinois     99.48 at Penn State     69.28
12 Maryland 77.49 95 83.04 75.12 86.33 34 3 9 1 7 W1 1-4 2 5 1 4 0 0 0 5 1 4 2 0 vs Richmond       82.68 vs Bowling Green     68.83
13 Purdue 74.52 104 78.44 74.06 85.37 43 2 10 1 7 L4 1-4 2 5 0 5 0 0 0 2 1 8 1 0 vs Nebraska       86.06 vs Illinois       63.50
14 Rutgers 73.66 108 80.93 73.45 81.25 67 4 8 1 7 L1 1-4 2 5 2 3 0 0 0 4 1 4 3 0 at Indiana 81.12 vs Ohio State 69.71
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 at Michigan W 42 - 13 113.64 1 Penn State vs Illinois W 39 - 0 17.63 1 Michigan State at Michigan W 27 - 23 15.88
2 Michigan vs Northwestern W 38 - 0 112.11 2 Illinois at Purdue W 48 - 14 14.24 2 Purdue vs Nebraska W 55 - 45 13.28
3 Michigan vs Florida W 41 - 7 108.59 3 Ohio State at Michigan W 42 - 13 13.73 3 Michigan State at Ohio State W 17 - 14 10.44
4 Michigan vs BYU W 31 - 0 108.26 4 Iowa at Northwestern W 40 - 10 13.24 4 Northwestern at Wisconsin W 13 - 7 9.14
5 Ohio State vs Notre Dame W 44 - 28 107.86 5 Minnesota at Purdue W 41 - 13 13.18 5 Rutgers at Indiana W 55 - 52 6.96
6 Michigan State vs Penn State W 55 - 16 107.84 6 Michigan vs BYU W 31 - 0 13.15 6 Northwestern at Nebraska W 30 - 28 6.58
7 Iowa at Northwestern W 40 - 10 107.03 7 Michigan State vs Penn State W 55 - 16 13.06 7 Nebraska vs UCLA W 37 - 29 5.25
8 Ohio State at Rutgers W 49 - 7 107.01 8 Michigan vs Florida W 41 - 7 13.00 8 Indiana vs Western Kentucky W 38 - 35 4.37
9 Ohio State vs Hawai'i W 38 - 0 106.67 9 Michigan vs Northwestern W 38 - 0 11.33 9 Iowa at Wisconsin W 10 - 6 4.36
10 Ohio State at Illinois W 28 - 3 105.47 10 Purdue vs Nebraska W 55 - 45 11.18 10 Northwestern at Duke W 19 - 10 3.97
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Big Ten standings
East Division Conference Overall
Rank Team W L W L
1 Ohio State 7 1 12 1
2 Michigan State 7 1 12 2
3 Michigan 6 2 10 3
4 Penn State 4 4 7 6
5 Indiana 2 6 6 7
6 Maryland 1 7 3 9
7 Rutgers 1 7 4 8
West Division Conference Overall
Rank Team W L W L
1 Iowa 8 0 12 2
2 Wisconsin 6 2 10 3
3 Northwestern 6 2 10 3
4 Nebraska 3 5 6 7
5 Minnesota 2 6 6 7
6 Illinois 2 6 5 7
7 Purdue 1 7 2 10