One of the many requests I get each year is to include a Projected W/L Record for each team in the Magazine. First let me explain why I do not include a W/L projection in my magazine.  My evaluation of each team is based off my nine different sets of power ratings, these nine different sets give me nine different ways to project a season. One set of power ratings is based purely on talent level and may project a team to go 8-4 while another set of ratings is based off of my computer numbers which include rushing and passing offenses, defenses and special teams may project that team to go 10-2. When reading my forecast section for each team in my magazine you will notice that many times I will say that all nine sets of my power ratings call for a 12-0 season or two sets of power ratings call for a DD win season. This is as close to a projected record as I give in my magazine. Today I thought I would give you my computer’s projected stats and scores for each game for each the Preseason AP Top 25 Teams.

Remember these are not my own projections for each team because there is no computer that can figure situational edges and motivation/revenge factors but you can get a good idea on why I projected the teams where I did in my Preseason Poll.

My Computer's Projected Season
Stats/Records for AP Top 25

 

#1 USC 12-0 (9-0)
    OFF OFF OFF DEF DEF Def Total
  FOE RUSH PASS PTS RUSH PASS PTS Yards
  Hawaii 265 387 54 38 187 11 427
AT Syracuse 193 346 41 72 201 13 266
AT Stanford 128 288 31 163 230 25 23
  California 210 326 41 112 202 17 222
AT Utah 180 279 34 128 216 19 115
AT Washington 204 295 41 113 255 23 131
  Colorado 247 357 47 44 165 8 395
AT Arizona 210 321 42 189 214 22 128
  Oregon 187 328 37 258 139 27 118
  Arizona St 231 369 47 100 196 16 304
AT UCLA 200 270 36 145 220 19 105
  Notre Dame 178 359 35 109 237 23 191
  Avg 203 327 40 122 205 19 202
#2 Alabama 11-1 (7-1)
    OFF OFF OFF DEF DEF Def Total
  FOE RUSH PASS PTS RUSH PASS PTS Yards
Michigan 196 240 30 155 182 21 99
  WKU 240 308 41 40 112 2 396
AT Arkansas 197 228 30 118 293 29 14
  Florida Atlantic 272 303 53 -21 90 2 505
  Mississippi 249 267 37 52 117 9 347
AT Missouri 181 219 28 108 269 20 23
AT Tennessee 171 202 24 84 260 19 29
  Mississippi St 205 260 30 27 183 10 255
AT LSU 134 201 22 152 210 26 -27
  Texas A&M 180 289 33 102 206 21 161
  Western Carolina 331 342 50 -48 58 -7 662
  Auburn 216 274 35 63 171 14 256
  Avg 214 261 34 69 179 14 227
#3 LSU 10-2 (6-2)
    OFF OFF OFF DEF DEF Def Total
  FOE RUSH PASS PTS RUSH PASS PTS Yards
  North Texas 263 315 50 -7 182 6 403
  Washington 229 236 39 63 210 17 192
  Idaho 266 293 47 12 130 6 417
AT Auburn 183 193 31 105 236 22 35
  Towson 271 320 51 74 62 10 455
AT Florida 130 150 19 114 265 28 -99
  South Carolina 189 227 32 112 174 17 130
AT Texas A&M 147 208 30 144 271 29 -60
  Alabama 152 210 26 134 201 22 27
  Mississippi St 202 229 30 39 198 13 194
  Mississippi 246 236 37 64 132 11 286
AT Arkansas 195 199 30 130 307 31 -43
  Avg 206 235 35 82 197 18 161
#4 Oklahoma 12-0 (9-0)
    OFF OFF OFF DEF DEF Def Total
  FOE RUSH PASS PTS RUSH PASS PTS Yards
AT UTEP 224 347 45 71 227 15 273
  Florida A&M 290 438 56 -11 61 -4 678
  Kansas St 168 372 41 133 130 17 277
AT Texas Tech 221 313 45 122 346 27 66
Texas 122 291 29 189 243 26 -19
  Kansas 234 400 51 110 153 13 371
  Notre Dame 151 379 35 117 230 23 183
AT Iowa St 201 330 38 136 214 17 181
  Baylor 234 388 49 129 242 22 251
AT West Virginia 181 327 41 122 360 31 26
  Oklahoma St 189 343 38 97 262 24 173
AT TCU 150 327 37 178 245 28 54
  Avg 197 354 42 116 226 20 210
#5 Oregon 11-1 (8-1)
    OFF OFF OFF DEF DEF Def Total
  FOE RUSH PASS PTS RUSH PASS PTS Yards
  Arkansas St 354 260 49 56 213 13 345
  Fresno St 369 245 49 98 197 18 319
  Tennessee Tech 423 261 54 34 64 2 586
  Arizona 340 233 43 160 167 20 246
AT Washington St 349 185 43 37 345 25 152
  Washington 332 204 42 85 210 20 241
AT Arizona St 304 186 39 128 244 23 118
  Colorado 351 225 44 41 162 10 373
AT USC 258 139 27 187 328 37 -118
AT California 282 140 32 141 253 24 28
  Stanford 260 204 33 132 179 22 153
AT Oregon St 303 137 33 85 288 22 67
  Avg 327 202 41 99 221 20 209
#6 Georgia 11-1 (7-1)
    OFF OFF OFF DEF DEF Def Total
  FOE RUSH PASS PTS RUSH PASS PTS Yards
  Buffalo 202 341 42 43 124 7 376
AT Missouri 119 258 25 101 270 22 6
  Florida Atlantic 208 339 50 -26 93 4 480
  Vanderbilt 161 325 32 90 134 15 262
  Tennessee 137 288 26 48 213 17 164
AT South Carolina 98 244 23 124 212 22 6
AT Kentucky 176 306 35 64 149 13 269
Florida 86 244 18 79 226 25 25
  Mississippi 185 303 33 46 120 11 322
AT Auburn 123 261 27 86 223 21 75
  Georgia Southern 214 368 42 133 12 4 437
  Georgia Tech 201 301 36 218 42 16 242
  Avg 159 298 32 84 151 15 222
#7 Florida St 12-0 (8-0)
    OFF OFF OFF DEF DEF Def Total
  FOE RUSH PASS PTS RUSH PASS PTS Yards
  Murray St 267 386 52 -43 161 5 535
  Savannah St 267 402 52 -70 17 -7 722
  Wake Forest 175 332 41 24 136 6 347
  Clemson 168 313 41 78 236 23 167
AT USF 103 293 31 108 210 18 78
AT NC State 140 275 35 69 235 17 111
  Boston College 165 334 36 58 137 9 304
AT Miami, Fl 141 292 31 67 173 13 193
  Duke 183 339 42 31 205 14 286
AT Virginia Tech 76 246 25 89 215 15 18
AT Maryland 150 297 37 83 161 10 203
  Florida 101 275 25 67 206 21 103
  Avg 161 315 37 47 174 12 256
#8 Michigan 8-4 (6-2)
    OFF OFF OFF DEF DEF Def Total
  FOE RUSH PASS PTS RUSH PASS PTS Yards
Alabama 155 182 21 196 240 30 -99
  Air Force 304 280 44 215 46 15 323
  Massachusetts 292 274 42 66 141 9 359
AT Notre Dame 173 216 23 155 288 32 -54
AT Purdue 215 227 33 114 253 22 75
  Illinois 226 207 30 123 141 14 169
  Michigan St 182 217 27 137 159 20 103
AT Nebraska 200 180 25 207 226 31 -53
AT Minnesota 244 218 34 122 174 18 166
  Northwestern 266 291 41 106 209 19 242
  Iowa 244 267 35 90 191 18 230
AT Ohio St 156 166 21 201 206 27 -85
  Avg 222 227 31 144 190 21 115
#9 South Carolina 8-4 (5-3)
    OFF OFF OFF DEF DEF Def Total
  FOE RUSH PASS PTS RUSH PASS PTS Yards
AT Vanderbilt 177 219 27 158 190 23 48
  East Carolina 210 268 36 56 236 18 186
  UAB 273 322 46 57 151 10 387
  Missouri 188 241 28 116 237 21 76
AT Kentucky 216 240 33 108 165 17 183
  Georgia 124 212 22 98 244 23 -6
AT LSU 112 174 17 189 227 32 -130
AT Florida 110 152 14 139 268 32 -145
  Tennessee 177 222 24 92 229 21 78
  Arkansas 206 253 31 123 257 30 79
  Wofford 267 283 44 233 28 8 289
AT Clemson 178 191 29 149 297 34 -77
  Avg 187 231 29 126 211 22 81
#10 Arkansas 9-3 (5-3)
    OFF OFF OFF DEF DEF Def Total
  FOE RUSH PASS PTS RUSH PASS PTS Yards
  Jacksonville St 280 395 54 132 101 11 442
  ULM 221 357 50 94 219 15 265
  Alabama 118 293 29 197 228 30 -14
  Rutgers 159 317 35 114 206 19 156
AT Texas A&M 112 289 31 207 299 36 -105
AT Auburn 148 274 34 168 264 29 -10
  Kentucky 229 366 46 119 144 16 332
  Mississippi 212 319 40 127 159 18 245
  Tulsa 194 337 40 152 210 24 169
AT South Carolina 123 257 30 206 253 31 -79
AT Mississippi St 140 265 29 129 271 25 5
  LSU 130 307 31 195 199 30 43
  Avg 172 314 37 153 212 24 121
#11 West Virginia 9-3 (6-3)
    OFF OFF OFF DEF DEF Def Total
  FOE RUSH PASS PTS RUSH PASS PTS Yards
  Marshall 198 408 47 133 193 22 280
James Madison 183 403 42 168 84 16 334
  Maryland 158 398 43 153 169 21 234
  Baylor 186 405 46 174 284 34 133
AT Texas 63 289 24 245 304 40 -197
AT Texas Tech 176 335 43 164 383 38 -36
  Kansas St 120 389 37 178 172 29 159
  TCU 134 398 39 191 233 35 108
AT Oklahoma St 112 311 30 171 353 41 -101
  Oklahoma 122 360 31 181 327 41 -26
AT Iowa St 156 352 35 178 251 28 79
  Kansas 186 417 48 155 195 25 253
  Avg 150 372 39 174 246 31 102
#12 Wisconsin 11-1 (7-1)
    OFF OFF OFF DEF DEF Def Total
  FOE RUSH PASS PTS RUSH PASS PTS Yards
  Nothern Iowa 352 283 46 80 46 6 509
AT Oregon St 232 153 29 100 309 27 -24
0 Utah St 294 260 45 138 154 19 262
  UTEP 310 256 43 48 206 18 312
AT Nebraska 208 157 26 203 243 34 -81
  Illinois 237 189 31 116 153 17 157
AT Purdue 223 204 34 110 270 25 47
  Minnesota 278 239 40 92 147 17 278
  Michigan St 193 199 28 130 171 22 91
AT Indiana 299 209 44 116 240 25 152
  Ohio St 197 198 27 164 168 25 63
AT Penn St 192 189 26 129 188 16 64
  Avg 251 211 35 119 191 21 153
#13 Michigan St 9-3 (6-2)
    OFF OFF OFF DEF DEF Def Total
  FOE RUSH PASS PTS RUSH PASS PTS Yards
  Boise St 195 226 30 42 195 17 184
AT Cent Michigan 208 220 33 53 236 16 139
  Notre Dame 138 235 21 83 227 23 63
  E Michigan 228 255 36 95 88 9 300
  Ohio St 125 191 20 125 139 18 52
AT Indiana 229 206 37 75 207 18 153
  Iowa 183 242 29 44 174 13 207
AT Michigan 137 159 20 182 217 27 -103
AT Wisconsin 130 171 22 193 199 28 -91
  Nebraska 167 203 24 133 161 22 76
  Northwestern 205 266 35 60 192 15 219
AT Minnesota 182 192 28 77 158 14 139
  Avg 177 214 28 97 183 18 112
#14 Clemson 11-1 (7-1)
    OFF OFF OFF DEF DEF Def Total
  FOE RUSH PASS PTS RUSH PASS PTS Yards
Auburn 158 288 35 156 228 31 62
  Ball St 236 387 50 126 179 22 318
  Furman 254 381 53 54 117 12 464
AT Florida St 78 236 23 168 313 41 -167
AT Boston College 159 286 33 166 206 28 73
  Georgia Tech 222 304 42 302 71 29 153
  Virginia Tech 127 293 31 140 189 24 91
AT Wake Forest 171 287 38 131 203 24 124
AT Duke 182 300 40 134 265 32 83
  Maryland 194 331 43 141 148 20 236
  NC State 187 314 41 124 217 27 160
  South Carolina 149 297 34 178 191 29 77
  Avg 176 309 39 152 194 26 140
#15 Texas 11-1 (8-1)
    OFF OFF OFF DEF DEF Def Total
  FOE RUSH PASS PTS RUSH PASS PTS Yards
  Wyoming 295 311 45 39 144 5 423
  New Mexico 288 341 49 5 125 0 499
AT Mississippi 228 241 33 92 149 14 228
AT Oklahoma St 193 218 28 98 293 27 20
  West Virginia 245 304 40 63 289 24 197
Oklahoma 189 243 26 122 291 29 19
  Baylor 267 312 44 101 224 20 254
AT Kansas 243 283 41 107 177 16 242
AT Texas Tech 257 242 40 91 323 24 85
  Iowa St 262 302 37 80 148 10 336
  TCU 215 305 36 118 173 21 229
AT Kansas St 174 250 30 133 159 20 132
  Avg 238 279 37 87 208 17 222
#16 Virginia Tech 9-3 (5-3)
    OFF OFF OFF DEF DEF Def Total
  FOE RUSH PASS PTS RUSH PASS PTS Yards
  Georgia Tech 205 237 29 238 50 17 154
  Austin Peay 271 305 40 -44 29 -4 591
  Pittsburgh 153 212 27 134 216 26 15
  Bowling Green 206 248 29 37 170 11 247
  Cincinnati 144 227 23 71 205 17 95
  North Carolina 136 217 22 130 265 26 -42
  Duke 187 269 30 48 208 16 200
  Clemson 140 189 24 127 293 31 -91
  Miami, Fl 141 214 19 88 184 16 83
  Florida St 89 215 15 76 246 25 -18
  Boston College 140 215 19 104 189 17 62
  Virginia 167 279 27 90 179 14 177
  Avg 165 235 25 91 186 18 123
#17 Nebraska 10-2 (6-2)
    OFF OFF OFF DEF DEF Def Total
  FOE RUSH PASS PTS RUSH PASS PTS Yards
  Southern Miss 241 251 36 160 152 17 180
AT UCLA 201 164 28 166 222 22 -23
  Arkansas St 251 286 44 80 218 14 239
  Idaho St 328 269 49 -9 135 -1 471
  Wisconsin 203 243 34 208 157 26 81
AT Ohio St 136 159 21 202 201 26 -108
AT Northwestern 222 244 37 131 244 22 91
  Michigan 207 226 31 200 180 25 53
AT Michigan St 133 161 22 167 203 24 -76
  Penn St 194 255 31 104 116 7 229
  Minnesota 247 250 39 100 130 13 267
AT Iowa 195 211 30 120 235 21 51
  Avg 213 226 33 136 183 18 121
#18 Ohio St 10-2 (6-2)
    OFF OFF OFF DEF DEF Def Total
  FOE RUSH PASS PTS RUSH PASS PTS Yards
  Miami, Oh 226 243 33 -8 228 8 249
  UCF 204 205 28 95 174 14 140
  California 175 150 24 119 240 21 -34
  UAB 288 295 46 33 138 6 412
AT Michigan St 125 139 18 125 191 20 -52
  Nebraska 202 201 26 136 159 21 108
AT Indiana 263 203 39 79 206 17 181
  Purdue 213 241 33 46 192 13 216
AT Penn St 156 183 22 92 154 8 93
  Illinois 200 180 26 80 122 9 178
AT Wisconsin 164 168 25 197 198 27 -63
  Michigan 201 206 27 156 166 21 85
  Avg 201 201 29 96 181 15 126
#19 Oklahoma St 10-2 (7-2)
    OFF OFF OFF DEF DEF Def Total
  FOE RUSH PASS PTS RUSH PASS PTS Yards
  Savannah St 259 422 51 -1 24 0 658
AT Arizona 141 313 36 219 212 26 23
  Louisiana 201 384 49 104 186 20 295
  Texas 98 293 27 193 218 28 -20
AT Kansas 168 331 42 157 200 22 142
  Iowa St 188 351 37 129 170 16 240
  TCU 141 354 37 167 195 26 133
AT Kansas St 99 298 30 183 182 26 32
  West Virginia 171 353 41 112 311 30 101
  Texas Tech 210 337 45 112 298 26 137
AT Oklahoma 97 262 24 189 343 38 -173
AT Baylor 168 319 40 176 289 30 22
  Avg 162 335 38 145 219 24 133
#20 TCU 8-4 (5-4)
    OFF OFF OFF DEF DEF Def Total
  FOE RUSH PASS PTS RUSH PASS PTS Yards
  Grambling St 308 351 49 7 76 5 576
AT Kansas 217 260 40 150 238 25 89
  Virginia 204 298 37 135 221 22 146
AT SMU 175 245 32 60 313 24 47
  Iowa St 237 280 36 122 208 20 187
AT Baylor 217 248 38 169 327 34 -31
  Texas Tech 259 266 44 105 336 30 84
AT Oklahoma St 167 195 26 141 354 37 -133
AT West Virginia 191 233 35 134 398 39 -108
  Kansas St 176 274 34 147 172 25 131
AT Texas 118 173 21 215 305 36 -229
  Oklahoma 178 245 28 150 327 37 -54
  Avg 204 256 35 128 273 28 59
#21 Stanford 9-3 (7-2)
    OFF OFF OFF DEF DEF Def Total
  FOE RUSH PASS PTS RUSH PASS PTS Yards
  San Jose St 245 281 43 11 193 9 322
  Duke 220 271 38 41 226 18 224
  USC 163 230 25 128 288 31 -23
AT Washington 181 200 31 83 266 23 32
  Arizona 213 270 37 133 181 19 169
AT Notre Dame 129 220 22 105 292 28 -48
AT California 159 183 26 110 261 23 -29
  Washington St 249 267 41 -17 314 20 219
AT Colorado 199 219 34 39 219 13 160
  Oregon St 207 226 32 26 249 16 158
AT Oregon 132 179 22 260 204 33 -153
AT UCLA 177 175 27 115 231 20 6
  Avg 190 227 31 86 244 21 86
#22 Kansas St 7-5 (4-5)
    OFF OFF OFF DEF DEF Def Total
  FOE RUSH PASS PTS RUSH PASS PTS Yards
  Missouri St 238 272 41 61 60 6 389
  Miami, Fl 191 216 28 93 173 19 141
  North Texas 229 274 44 28 214 14 261
AT Oklahoma 133 130 17 168 372 41 -277
  Kansas 228 239 39 112 189 20 166
AT Iowa St 198 175 26 134 243 23 -4
AT West Virginia 178 172 29 120 389 37 -159
  Texas Tech 245 203 38 93 330 28 25
  Oklahoma St 183 182 26 99 298 30 -32
AT TCU 147 172 25 176 274 34 -131
AT Baylor 204 187 34 155 318 33 -82
  Texas 133 159 20 174 250 30 -132
  Avg 192 198 31 117 259 26 14
#23 Florida 11-1 (7-1)
    OFF OFF OFF DEF DEF Def Total
  FOE RUSH PASS PTS RUSH PASS PTS Yards
  Bowling Green 213 286 39 33 152 7 314
AT Texas A&M 97 249 28 142 249 25 -45
AT Tennessee 119 214 25 94 252 18 -13
  Kentucky 213 324 43 54 95 5 388
  LSU 114 265 28 130 150 19 99
AT Vanderbilt 147 258 32 131 165 16 109
  South Carolina 139 268 32 110 152 14 145
Georgia 79 226 25 86 244 18 -25
  Missouri 159 281 33 88 211 14 141
  Louisiana 220 332 49 48 164 11 340
  Jacksonville St 264 353 51 67 52 0 498
AT Florida St 67 206 21 101 275 25 -103
  Avg 152 272 34 90 180 14 154
#24 Louisville 7-5 (4-3)
    OFF OFF OFF DEF DEF Def Total
  FOE RUSH PASS PTS RUSH PASS PTS Yards
  Kentucky 178 275 31 113 164 16 176
  Missouri St 187 305 36 83 75 7 334
  North Carolina 138 256 26 155 266 28 -27
AT FIU 114 208 23 143 194 17 -15
AT Southern Miss 132 209 22 195 234 24 -88
AT Pittsburgh 131 212 25 182 255 32 -94
  USF 104 253 22 155 223 24 -21
  Cincinnati 146 267 27 95 204 19 114
  Temple 169 262 28 126 134 14 171
AT Syracuse 109 240 24 102 241 20 6
  Connecticut 115 274 27 98 189 18 102
AT Rutgers 87 191 17 129 261 24 -112
  Avg 134 246 26 131 203 20 46
#25 Boise St 10-2 (8-0)
    OFF OFF OFF DEF DEF Def Total
  FOE RUSH PASS PTS RUSH PASS PTS Yards
AT Michigan St 42 195 17 195 226 30 -184
  Miami, Oh 145 303 32 60 259 18 129
  BYU 110 272 27 123 243 26 16
AT New Mexico 171 290 38 95 210 15 156
AT Southern Miss 123 239 25 216 222 28 -76
  Fresno St 179 311 39 146 219 25 125
  UNLV 182 323 44 115 101 13 289
AT Wyoming 176 256 34 131 233 21 68
  San Diego St 162 312 36 98 221 18 155
AT Hawaii 146 266 35 116 261 25 35
  Colorado St 213 296 40 131 147 15 231
AT Nevada 145 234 30 203 262 27 -86
  Avg 149 275 33 136 217 22 72

You can see now why I projected Florida St to win the national title as they are projected by my computer to outgain their foes by 256 ypg and also allow only 12 ppg on defense which are both best in the country. Naturally the Oklahoma Sooners who are my other pick to play in the title game have the nation's best offense according to my computer as they are projected to avergage more than 550 ypg. USC which has added Penn St RB Silas Redd since my magazine projection and is also projected to go 12-0 according to my computer. Teams like Michigan, South Carolina, Louisville and Kansas St are all projected to have at least four losses according to my computer and that is one of the main reasons why I am not as high on those teams as the other preseason polls.