Some numbers of interest

By: Old Hickory Trojan



from WeareSC:

247 Sports has a nice summary of the Power 5 Conference for this season. They don't actually give their conclusion, but my take away really is "Why is the SEC seen as the top" ... the data says otherwise.

Percentage of Teams in Bowl Game
ACC: 71.4%
Big 12: 80%
Big Ten: 57.1%
Pac-12: 75%
SEC: 64.3%

Top 25 Teams in Final Ranking
ACC: 4
Big 12: 3
Big Ten: 5
Pac-12: 4
SEC: 5

Number of Teams With Winning Records
ACC: 7 (50%)
Big 12: 6 (60%)
Big Ten: 7 (50%)
Pac-12: 7 (58.3%)
SEC: 9 (64.3%)

Non-Conference Record vs. FBS Teams
ACC: 26-15 (63.4%)
Big 12: 19-10 (65.5%)
Big Ten: 25-8 (75.8%)
Pac-12: 19-8 (70.4 %)
SEC: 32-10 (76.2%)

Non-Conference Record vs. Power Five Teams
ACC: 9-13 (40.9%)
Big 12: 4-7 (36.4%)
Big Ten: 6-5 (54.5%)
Pac-12: 7-3 (70%)
SEC: 7-8 (46.7%)

Non-Conference Top 25 Record (At Time of Game)
ACC: 4-9 (30.8%)
Big 12: 1-2 (33.3%)
Big Ten: 2-4 (33.3%)
Pac-12: 1-1 (50%)
SEC: 3-4 (42.9%)

Non-Conference Top 25 Wins (Final Ranking)
ACC: 4
Big 12: 1
Big Ten: 0
Pac-12: 2
SEC: 1

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