Clemson behind Louisville in ESPN's FPI


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Clemson is ranked 4th in the nation behind only Michigan, Alabama, and Louisville in the latest ESPN 2016 Football Power Index.

ESPN's Football Power Index (FPI) is a measure of team strength that is meant to be the best predictor of a team's performance for a season. FPI represents how many points above or below average a team is, and projected results are based on 10,000 simulations of the rest of the season using FPI, results to date, and the remaining schedule.

The top ten schools were Michigan, Alabama, Louisville, Clemson, Ohio State, Washington, Texas A&M, Florida State, LSU, and Ole Miss according to the FPI.

Clemson has a projected win-loss record of 12.1 wins and 0.9 losses, 36.5% chance to win out, 74.5% chance to win the ACC, and a remaining strength of schedule of 43 overall.

ACC schools rankings according in ESPN's FPI were Louisville (#3), Clemson (#4), Florida State (#8), Miami (#14), North Carolina (#26), Virginia Tech (#28), Pittsburgh (#33), North Carolina State (#46), Georgia Tech (#50), Wake Forest (#56), Duke (#69), Virginia (#75), Boston College (#77), and Syracuse (#80).

In case you were wondering, rival in-state school South Carolina was ranked a mediocre #65 overall and projected to win 4.6 games with 7.4 losses, 0% chance to win out, 0% to win the SEC conference, and a remaining strength of schedule of 58 overall.


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FB Update: Clemson behind Louisville in ESPN's FPI
TigerNet News
That's cool, I'll take the W, they can have the FPI ranking***
tiger_thom®
Re: That's cool, I'll take the W, they can have the FPI ranking***
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Re: FB Update: Clemson behind Louisville in ESPN's FPI
MyfavOrange®
Re: FB Update: Clemson behind Louisville in ESPN's FPI
allorangeallthetime52®
Re: FB Update: Clemson behind Louisville in ESPN's FPI
limabeanriot
Just like they had Oklahoma still ahead of us last year
tigersuper
Re: Just like they had Oklahoma still ahead of us last year
Dugatiger®
Re: Just like they had Oklahoma still ahead of us last year
MyfavOrange®
Lewisville has one thing we don't: a quality loss...
cutigerbob®
Re: Lewisville has one thing we don't: a quality loss...
MyfavOrange®
LOL... Unfortunately, FSU isn't a "quality" loss this year!***
rdwebbii
The ACC "quality loss" has officially arrived
CTiger423®
Re: Lewisville has one thing we don't: a quality loss...
Bronco24
We may be behind on ESPN's FPI but...
JayDyches
What does a FPI trophy look like?
BentZero
This?
Spud
THIS...
hufferbilly®
Well lets break this thing down.
CUAllTheWay®
SC State would hang with UNC-C.
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He11, SC State would hang with Usuc!!***
longtallsam®
you're telling me we are 4th in one of espn's fictitious
Amater®
It says projected W-L of 12.1 - 0.9
klemsontigers7
It doesn't count bowls. The full extra game means it's giving us nearly a 100%
TigersAndCubs
Well, it's not impossible, but let's don't go there!***
longtallsam®
Guess that makes Coach Coro's pick pointless huh
ObiWan
Re: FB Update: Clemson behind Louisville in ESPN's FPI
98CU
Chris Fowler, Block Hurd, and Joe Tessitore approve this
AThomas®
Classic participation trophy***
ColaTownTiger
ESPN, Herbie and the guys are on a quest to
tigerrag®
Fortunately none of them are on the committee.***
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Re: ESPN, Herbie and the guys are on a quest to
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Re: ESPN, Herbie and the guys are on a quest to
clemson7024
So, Virginia Tech just woodsheded the UNeduCated ones..
under11par®
ESPN's FPI had us losing most big games in '15
OneJedi
Re: ESPN's FPI had us losing most big games in '15
CLEMPZENtygurs®
Oh look....
BigCUFan®
FPI will always be skewed against Clemson......
TigerAidan
42-36. How bout that index?***
NorthwestPurple®
1 Head to head win > 10,000 simulations***
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Re: FB Update: Clemson behind Louisville in ESPN's FPI
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Re: FB Update: Clemson behind Louisville in ESPN's FPI
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ESPN's FPI= Click Bait
CreoleTiger
"We can't change the results so let's change the math"
Tickled Orange
Likely because we played them & they played us
Tiger_Fan_007®
Ronald Reagan was behind Jimmy Carter in the FPI also...
TonyTiger®

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