Oklahoma State Football

2011 College Football Week 12 Power Rankings: Oklahoma State Surges

STILLWATER, OK - OCTOBER 8:  Wide receiver Justin Blackmon #81 of Oklahoma State celebrates with fans after the game against Kansas University on October 8, 2011 at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater, Oklahoma.  Oklahoma State defeated Kansas 70-28.  (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)
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Jake WestrichSenior Writer INovember 14, 2011

WhatIfSports.com utilizes its NCAA football simulation to present the most comprehensive and unbiased ranking of all 120 FBS teams. We simulated thousands of games and used those winning percentages to evaluate every team. All 120 teams are ranked below with their average points for and against from the simulated games. Simulations are based on updated rosters and depth charts so significant week-to-week changes may occur once the regular season kicks off.

Teams Ranked by Winning Percentage
(everyone plays everyone 100 times)

  Team Change Win Pct PS/G PA/G
1. LSU Tigers - 91.5 37.6 15.1
2. Oklahoma State Cowboys +5 88.2 41.0 22.1
3. Alabama Crimson Tide +1 87.7 34.1 15.9
4. Boise State Broncos -2 86.9 40.8 21.9
5. Oklahoma Sooners +1 86.5 36.6 19.4
6. Wisconsin Badgers -1 85.8 37.0 19.1
7. Oregon Ducks +1 84.6 37.7 19.7
8. Stanford Cardinal -5 84.1 37.9 21.6
9. Georgia Bulldogs +1 81.0 34.2 20.2
10. USC Trojans -1 80.2 35.7 21.6
11. Arkansas Razorbacks - 78.5 34.7 21.8
12. TCU Horned Frogs - 78.1 35.8 22.3
13. Florida State Seminoles +2 76.7 32.9 20.7
14. Clemson Tigers -1 76.1 32.3 20.9
15. Michigan State Spartans -1 75.8 33.1 21.1
16. Nebraska Cornhuskers +7 74.8 29.4 18.1
17. Virginia Tech Hokies +2 73.7 31.1 20.6
18. Texas A&M Aggies +3 73.5 33.0 22.8
19. South Carolina Gamecocks -2 73.0 29.6 19.7
20. West Virginia Mountaineers -2 71.8 32.6 22.9
  Team Change Win Pct PS/G PA/G
21. Ohio State Buckeyes -5 69.7 27.5 19.2
22. Florida Gators +8 69.1 27.4 19.2
23. Kansas State Wildcats +5 68.9 31.5 23.3
24. Miami (FL) Hurricanes +2 68.5 30.2 22.3
25. Auburn Tigers - 67.4 29.2 22.1
26. Michigan Wolverines +15 67.2 31.3 24.1
27. Houston Cougars +2 66.5 37.6 30.4
28. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets +4 66.1 27.0 20.0
29. Missouri Tigers +5 66.0 29.3 22.3
30. Baylor Bears +1 65.6 34.2 27.0
31. Penn State Nittany Lions +4 65.6 26.5 20.1
32. Notre Dame Fighting Irish -8 65.3 29.3 22.3
33. Arizona State Sun Devils -13 65.0 29.1 22.1
34. Washington Huskies -1 64.8 30.1 23.8
35. Iowa Hawkeyes +1 63.2 28.5 22.3
36. Texas Longhorns -14 62.6 26.4 20.9
37. Cincinnati Bearcats +8 62.2 30.6 25.5
38. UCLA Bruins +1 61.6 30.2 25.1
39. California Golden Bears +1 60.9 25.7 21.4
40. Mississippi State Bulldogs -13 59.8 27.0 22.7
  Team Change Win Pct PS/G PA/G
41. Pittsburgh Panthers +2 59.7 26.3 22.0
42. Utah Utes +5 58.8 27.1 23.9
43. Texas Tech Red Raiders -6 58.4 29.8 26.6
44. Louisville Cardinals +2 58.1 26.9 23.6
45. Purdue Boilermakers +16 57.2 27.8 24.4
46. Tulsa Golden Hurricane +19 57.0 33.1 30.4
47. Tennessee Volunteers -9 56.9 26.9 23.7
48. Brigham Young Cougars - 56.4 27.3 24.2
49. Illinois Fighting Illini -5 56.1 25.7 23.3
50. Northern Illinois Huskies -1 56.0 30.4 27.7
51. Syracuse Orange +2 55.5 25.9 24.0
52. Toledo Rockets +5 54.8 29.5 27.2
53. Northwestern Wildcats +5 54.6 26.8 24.8
54. North Carolina Tar Heels -2 54.3 26.3 24.0
55. South Florida Bulls -1 54.0 25.3 23.5
56. Virginia Cavaliers -1 53.9 26.5 25.2
57. Arizona Wildcats -15 53.3 27.0 26.0
58. Boston College Eagles +4 52.1 24.1 23.4
59. Connecticut Huskies +7 51.9 24.3 23.7
60. Southern Miss Golden Eagles -4 51.8 30.3 29.2
  Team Change Win Pct PS/G PA/G
61. Oregon State Beavers -11 50.9 26.1 25.6
62. Wake Forest Demon Deacons +5 49.8 27.2 27.0
63. Rutgers Scarlet Knights +9 49.7 23.5 24.0
64. Vanderbilt Commodores - 47.7 23.5 24.4
65. San Diego State Aztecs -14 47.7 25.8 26.9
66. North Carolina State Wolfpack -6 47.4 23.7 24.7
67. Ohio Bobcats +2 47.1 25.3 26.2
68. UCF Knights +6 46.9 26.9 28.5
69. Navy Midshipmen +9 46.5 24.7 26.3
70. Washington State Cougars +6 46.5 26.3 27.4
71. Nevada Wolf Pack +13 46.2 27.0 28.5
72. Maryland Terrapins -2 46.0 23.3 25.2
73. Temple Owls +2 45.4 24.6 26.3
74. Kentucky Wildcats -3 45.1 22.3 23.9
75. Duke Blue Devils +2 44.1 26.2 28.5
76. Colorado Buffaloes +4 43.9 25.3 27.6
77. Iowa State Cyclones +2 42.4 22.9 25.8
78. Louisiana Tech Bulldogs +3 42.3 26.0 28.6
79. Air Force Falcons -20 42.1 22.5 26.0
80. Western Michigan Broncos +14 39.2 25.2 29.7
  Team Change Win Pct PS/G PA/G
81. Mississippi Rebels -8 39.1 23.6 28.3
82. Fresno State Bulldogs +1 37.7 25.0 30.0
83. Arkansas State Red Wolves +2 36.5 24.3 29.4
84. Southern Methodist Mustangs -2 36.5 23.4 29.2
85. East Carolina Pirates -17 35.1 23.1 29.4
86. Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns - 34.8 23.6 30.0
87. Marshall Thundering Herd +1 34.2 21.8 27.8
88. Wyoming Cowboys +1 33.4 21.4 28.9
89. Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks +2 33.1 22.2 29.9
90. Army Black Knights - 32.1 20.3 27.5
91. Miami (OH) RedHawks +1 31.4 20.7 28.7
92. Kent State Golden Flashes -5 31.0 18.3 26.5
93. Central Michigan Chippewas +3 30.9 21.0 29.2
94. Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders -1 30.8 20.8 29.3
95. Troy Trojans +7 29.8 21.6 30.6
96. Western Kentucky Hilltoppers +5 29.8 20.6 29.8
97. Bowling Green Falcons - 29.6 20.7 30.0
98. North Texas Mean Green +6 29.6 23.4 31.9
99. Utah State Aggies -1 29.5 22.0 31.0
100. Tulane Green Wave - 28.9 21.9 30.8
  Team Change Win Pct PS/G PA/G
101. Indiana Hoosiers -2 28.8 22.7 31.9
102. Kansas Jayhawks -7 28.7 22.1 31.6
103. Minnesota Golden Gophers +2 28.2 18.7 28.8
104. FIU Golden Panthers -1 26.8 20.0 30.1
105. UTEP Miners +2 26.1 18.9 29.5
106. Rice Owls +3 25.3 21.8 32.5
107. Hawaii Warriors -44 23.9 19.5 32.0
108. Ball State Cardinals - 23.7 19.5 31.3
109. Buffalo Bulls -3 23.6 17.7 30.0
110. Colorado State Rams +2 23.3 19.3 31.0
111. UAB Blazers - 23.0 20.6 33.1
112. San Jose State Spartans -2 22.5 19.3 31.8
113. Idaho Vandals - 21.0 18.2 31.7
114. Eastern Michigan Eagles - 16.7 16.9 32.4
115. New Mexico State Aggies +1 16.5 18.0 34.2
116. UNLV Rebels -1 10.2 14.3 34.1
117. Akron Zips +1 9.5 13.3 33.9
118. Florida Atlantic Owls -1 8.5 13.5 36.5
119. New Mexico Lobos +1 8.4 12.9 35.3
120. Memphis Tigers -1 7.9 12.4 35.6

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