Found May 10, 2013 on College Football Universe:
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The College Football Universe composite rankings takes into account three important factors in college football: recruiting, returning starters, and end of last season's polls. The composite rankings consist of the recruiting and returning starters rankings for 2013 and the final human polls for the 2012-13 season (AP & Coaches); 41 teams received votes in the final polls.In each of the three categories, teams are rated with a maximum of 126 points and a minimum of zero. For example in the recruiting rankings, Alabama has 472 points at No. 1 and Ohio State has 469 points at No. 2 so when converted to the composite rankings, the Tide receives 126 points and the Buckeyes receives 125.199 points (469/472 times 126). For teams not included in the Coaches Poll due to sanctions, their AP rank was duplicated. This is another interesting look at ranking teams, but it is not exactly perfect. Some ratings are skewed. Northern Illinois appears drastically underrated, but that is mostly...
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