CFB Talent Ratings (2017)

The SSA Talent Ratings are a combination of recruit quality and player development. The model captures both the raw talent of players coming out of high school along with their progression as they become upper classmen.

SchoolConferenceRatingNat RankConf Rank
AlabamaSEC42.9811
Ohio StateBig1042.3221
GeorgiaSEC39.6132
Florida StateACC39.4041
USCPac1238.8951
ClemsonACC38.3462
LSUSEC38.0473
StanfordPac1236.5582
TennesseeSEC35.1094
OklahomaBig1234.55101
AuburnSEC34.10115
Penn StateBig1031.96122
UCLAPac1231.95133
Notre DameInd31.94141
Texas A&MSEC31.73156
FloridaSEC31.71167
Miami FLACC31.63173
TexasBig1231.62182
MichiganBig1029.96193
NebraskaBig1029.85204
WashingtonPac1229.76214
OregonPac1228.99225
South CarolinaSEC28.59238
Ole MissSEC27.59249
Mississippi StateSEC27.382510
KentuckySEC27.192611
North CarolinaACC26.75274
Michigan StateBig1026.64285
Virginia TechACC26.29295
Oklahoma StateBig1225.98303
ArkansasSEC25.973112
WisconsinBig1025.64326
UtahPac1225.46336
MissouriSEC25.233413
LouisvilleACC25.07356
NC StateACC24.83367
MarylandBig1024.78377
ArizonaPac1223.84387
Texas TechBig1223.74394
BaylorBig1223.74405
PittsburghACC23.25418
TCUBig1223.07426
Arizona StatePac1223.04438
Oregon StatePac1222.96449
ColoradoPac1222.744510
CaliforniaPac1222.594611
Iowa StateBig1222.24477
DukeACC21.90489
IowaBig1021.88498
NorthwesternBig1021.64509
Georgia TechACC21.485110
West VirginiaBig1221.35528
RutgersBig1021.015310
Washington StatePac1220.995412
MinnesotaBig1020.785511
VanderbiltSEC20.565614
IndianaBig1020.285712
IllinoisBig1020.085813
CincinnatiAAC19.46591
Kansas StateBig1219.33609
SyracuseACC19.256111
Wake ForestACC18.986212
Boston CollegeACC18.626313
Boise StateMW18.24641
VirginiaACC17.076514
UCFAAC16.82662
KansasBig1215.996710
South FloridaAAC15.96683
HoustonAAC15.92694
San Diego StateMW15.81702
Brigham YoungInd14.86712
MemphisAAC14.13725
PurdueBig1013.957314
MarshallCUSA13.78741
Western MichiganMAC13.39751
ToledoMAC13.02762
Florida AtlanticCUSA12.71772
SMUAAC12.37786
East CarolinaAAC12.28797
Colorado StateMW12.02803
Southern MissCUSA11.90813
Fresno StateMW11.30824
Miami OHMAC10.69833
Florida InternationalCUSA10.24844
San Jose StateMW9.67855
TempleAAC9.61868
Northern IllinoisMAC9.60874
TulsaAAC9.56889
NevadaMW9.39896
UTSACUSA9.27905
Louisiana TechCUSA9.23916
Appalachian StateSunBelt8.96921
Western KentuckyCUSA8.65937
Utah StateMW8.55947
Texas StateSunBelt8.25952
Middle TennesseeCUSA7.56968
HawaiiMW7.55978
Arkansas StateSunBelt7.50983
New MexicoMW7.45999
Old DominionCUSA7.251009
Bowling GreenMAC7.241015
Georgia SouthernSunBelt7.061024
ConnecticutAAC6.9810310
WyomingMW6.8610410
UABCUSA6.7910510
UNLVMW6.7510611
Georgia StateSunBelt6.571075
Louisiana-MonroeSunBelt6.551086
Central MichiganMAC6.391096
NavyAAC6.3511011
Ball StateMAC6.171117
North TexasCUSA6.0911211
OhioMAC5.681138
Louisiana-LafayetteSunBelt5.531147
TulaneAAC5.5311512
RiceCUSA5.2811612
South AlabamaSunBelt5.211178
TroySunBelt4.771189
MassachusettsInd4.501193
Coastal CarolinaSunBelt3.7412010
Kent StateMAC3.691219
CharlotteCUSA3.4612213
ArmyInd3.451234
BuffaloMAC3.0912410
New Mexico StateSunBelt2.8412511
IdahoSunBelt2.8112612
Air ForceMW2.2412712
Eastern MichiganMAC1.9212811
UTEPCUSA0.6612914
AkronMAC0.0013012