Omni Rankingsô 2016 College football ratings through 1/9/17 games
Big Ten 2017 2016 2015 2014 -5
Home field factor = 1.48 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 Michigan 102.46 6 108.03 102.08 84.78 49 10 3 7 2 L2 2-3 8 0 2 2 0 1 3 2 4 1 3 0 vs Penn State 110.57 at Iowa 96.31
2 Ohio State 102.28 7 116.54 102.28 87.18 14 11 2 8 1 L1 4-1 7 0 4 1 0 1 3 2 6 0 2 0 at Oklahoma 117.54 vs Clemson 89.96
3 Penn State 98.70 10 98.70 83.51 87.34 12 11 3 8 1 L1 4-1 7 0 3 2 1 1 2 2 6 1 3 0 vs Michigan State 105.06 at Michigan 80.85
4 Wisconsin 98.58 12 99.64 92.41 88.35 10 11 3 7 2 W1 4-1 6 1 4 1 1 1 2 3 5 0 4 0 vs Ohio State 104.68 vs Georgia State 83.66
5 Iowa 89.80 36 95.82 86.15 84.12 53 8 5 6 3 L1 3-2 4 3 4 1 0 1 1 3 4 2 3 0 vs Nebraska 102.57 at Penn State 78.91
6 Northwestern 89.23 38 90.08 81.60 86.18 30 7 6 5 4 W2 3-2 3 4 3 2 1 0 0 3 5 2 2 1 at Ohio State 96.76 vs Illinois State 77.32
7 Minnesota 87.91 41 87.91 80.86 80.71 72 9 4 5 4 W1 3-2 6 1 2 3 1 0 1 2 4 2 4 0 vs Northwestern 93.93 vs Rutgers 78.17
8 Nebraska 85.97 52 94.59 85.97 83.00 60 9 4 6 3 L2 2-3 7 0 2 3 0 1 0 2 6 2 3 0 vs Fresno State 96.27 at Iowa 77.31
9 Michigan State 84.41 57 89.62 79.70 87.08 16 3 9 1 8 L2 1-4 2 5 1 4 0 0 0 4 1 4 2 1 vs Ohio State 95.32 at Maryland 75.92
10 Indiana 83.51 63 84.36 80.54 85.31 43 6 7 4 5 L1 2-3 4 3 2 3 0 1 0 3 2 4 4 0 at Ohio State 90.12 vs Purdue 77.43
11 Maryland 78.01 83 85.46 77.65 79.52 76 6 7 3 6 L1 1-4 4 2 2 4 0 1 0 3 2 4 4 0 vs Purdue       93.81 vs Minnesota       71.47
12 Illinois 72.59 112 80.78 72.59 84.04 55 3 9 2 7 L3 1-4 2 5 1 4 0 0 0 4 1 4 2 1 at Rutgers       82.17 vs Iowa       68.12
13 Purdue 71.80 117 73.77 68.74 83.31 58 3 9 1 8 L7 0-5 2 5 1 4 0 0 0 2 0 7 3 0 at Indiana       77.13 at Maryland       60.29
14 Rutgers 68.95 130 74.98 68.95 84.78 48 2 10 0 9 L9 0-5 2 5 0 5 0 0 0 4 1 5 1 1 vs Iowa 79.17 at Michigan State 60.60
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 Oklahoma W 45 - 24 117.54 1 Michigan State vs Rutgers W 49 - 0 13.30 1 Penn State vs Ohio State W 24 - 21 23.50
2 Ohio State vs Bowling Green W 77 - 10 116.63 2 Maryland vs Purdue W 50 - 7 13.23 2 Iowa vs Michigan W 14 - 13 18.26
3 Ohio State vs Tulsa W 48 - 3 116.13 3 Penn State vs Ohio State W 24 - 21 13.09 3 Northwestern at Iowa W 38 - 31 9.76
4 Ohio State vs Rutgers W 58 - 0 115.96 4 Iowa vs Nebraska W 40 - 10 12.74 4 Purdue at Illinois W 34 - 31 7.66
5 Ohio State vs Nebraska W 62 - 3 115.52 5 Michigan State vs Ohio State L 16 - 17 11.33 5 Minnesota vs Washington State W 17 - 12 7.58
6 Ohio State at Maryland W 62 - 3 111.93 6 Penn State vs Maryland W 38 - 14 10.93 6 Michigan State at Notre Dame W 36 - 28 7.03
7 Michigan vs Penn State W 49 - 10 110.57 7 Minnesota at Maryland W 31 - 10 10.71 7 Illinois vs Michigan State W 31 - 27 6.14
8 Michigan vs Maryland W 59 - 3 109.34 8 Wisconsin at Michigan State W 30 - 6 10.05 8 Minnesota vs Northwestern W 29 - 12 4.49
9 Michigan at Rutgers W 78 - 0 109.20 9 Minnesota vs Northwestern W 29 - 12 9.82 9 Northwestern vs Pittsburgh W 31 - 24 4.06
10 Michigan vs Hawai'i W 63 - 3 108.05 10 Ohio State vs Nebraska W 62 - 3 9.74 10 Indiana vs Michigan State W 24 - 21 OT 3.28
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Big Ten standings
East Division Conference Overall
Rank Team W L W L
1 Ohio State 8 1 11 2
2 Penn State 8 1 11 3
3 Michigan 7 2 10 3
4 Indiana 4 5 6 7
5 Maryland 3 6 6 7
6 Michigan State 1 8 3 9
7 Rutgers 0 9 2 10
West Division Conference Overall
Rank Team W L W L
1 Wisconsin 7 2 11 3
2 Iowa 6 3 8 5
3 Nebraska 6 3 9 4
4 Northwestern 5 4 7 6
5 Minnesota 5 4 9 4
6 Illinois 2 7 3 9
7 Purdue 1 8 3 9