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Teams are ranked in the table below by net points scored per drive (NPD), the difference between points scored per offensive drive (OPD) and points allowed per opponent offensive drive (DPD). Points per drive from long starting field position for the offense (OLD) and opponent offenses (DLD) are calculated on possessions that begin inside the offense's own 20-yard line. Points per drive from middle starting field position for the offense (OMD) and opponent offenses (DMD) are calculated on possessions that begin from the offense's own 20-yard line to it's own 40-yard line. Points per drive from short starting field position for the offense (OSD) and opponent offenses (DSD) are calculated on possessions that begin less than 60 yards from the end zone.

Ratings and supporting data are calculated from the results of non-garbage possesssions in FBS vs. FBS games.

 

2018 Points Per Drive (updated 10/8/18)

 

Rk Team Rec NPD   OPD Rk OLD Rk OMD Rk OSD Rk   DPD Rk DLD Rk DMD Rk DSD Rk
1 Alabama 6-0 3.92   4.82 1 3.50 11 4.53 2 5.94 4   0.90 1 0.64 21 1.00 7 0.60 3
2 Central Florida 4-0 3.25   4.66 2 3.50 11 4.83 1 6.20 2   1.41 16 0.00 1 1.27 22 4.67 104
3 Georgia 5-0 2.35   3.71 4 4.22 3 3.28 12 4.86 14   1.36 12 0.00 1 1.26 20 2.67 32
4 Ohio State 6-0 2.04   3.66 5 3.09 18 3.44 7 4.85 15   1.62 26 1.11 41 1.57 30 3.13 52
5 North Carolina State 4-0 1.87   3.26 12 3.33 15 3.23 13 3.33 73   1.39 13 1.00 33 1.62 32 0.60 3
6 Oklahoma 5-1 1.83   4.10 3 5.44 1 3.37 10 6.22 1   2.27 74 3.40 118 2.06 72 2.86 42
7 Michigan 5-1 1.79   3.05 17 1.57 59 2.73 24 5.00 9   1.27 9 1.18 47 1.13 12 2.33 18
8 Appalachian State 2-1 1.74   3.59 6 3.40 14 2.89 21 5.83 5   1.85 39 1.00 33 1.64 34 3.40 68
9 Penn State 4-1 1.71   3.24 13 0.83 93 3.39 9 4.80 16   1.53 22 0.75 27 1.44 27 3.00 45
10 Clemson 5-0 1.66   2.83 26 2.00 39 3.03 15 3.38 72   1.18 4 0.25 12 0.89 6 3.00 45
11 Colorado 4-0 1.64   3.35 9 3.50 11 3.65 3 2.00 119   1.70 34 1.11 42 1.70 40 2.80 37
12 Fresno State 3-1 1.63   2.74 32 0.00 122 2.48 34 4.22 38   1.11 2 0.40 15 1.04 9 4.25 92
13 West Virginia 4-0 1.61   3.19 14 2.13 34 3.44 8 3.44 68   1.58 25 0.38 14 1.90 54 1.67 9
14 Wisconsin 4-1 1.50   3.18 15 2.71 25 2.92 18 4.36 33   1.67 29 1.75 74 1.64 33 1.75 11
15 Utah State 3-1 1.50   3.28 11 2.00 39 3.33 11 4.11 39   1.78 37 3.50 121 1.45 28 2.17 14
 
Rk Team Rec NPD   OPD Rk OLD Rk OMD Rk OSD Rk   DPD Rk DLD Rk DMD Rk DSD Rk
16 Notre Dame 6-0 1.45   2.79 28 3.88 8 2.25 49 4.45 29   1.33 11 1.00 33 1.18 16 2.50 24
17 Cincinnati 5-0 1.38   2.59 37 2.00 39 2.35 41 4.00 44   1.21 6 0.77 28 0.84 3 2.83 40
18 North Texas 4-1 1.37   2.56 40 2.38 29 2.26 47 3.33 73   1.19 5 1.33 54 1.00 7 2.50 24
19 Washington 4-1 1.30   2.77 30 1.67 55 2.67 27 4.80 16   1.47 18 1.00 33 1.25 18 3.33 61
20 Washington State 4-1 1.22   3.30 10 1.40 73 3.51 6 4.56 24   2.08 59 0.00 1 2.06 71 4.75 111
21 Memphis 3-2 1.08   3.53 7 2.10 35 3.55 5 4.90 13   2.45 86 1.75 74 2.03 66 5.43 124
22 Mississippi State 3-2 1.07   2.47 44 1.43 66 2.78 23 3.50 61   1.40 14 1.25 49 0.62 1 3.36 64
23 Boise State 3-2 1.03   2.54 42 2.82 24 2.34 42 2.82 93   1.51 21 0.86 31 1.19 17 4.50 96
24 Miami 4-1 0.94   2.44 47 2.83 22 2.12 55 3.45 66   1.50 20 1.70 72 0.89 5 2.80 37
25 Florida 4-1 0.94   2.15 66 0.86 92 1.89 71 4.25 34   1.21 7 1.06 38 1.26 21 1.29 6
26 Syracuse 3-2 0.89   2.74 33 0.75 101 2.50 33 3.86 50   1.84 38 1.33 54 1.77 44 4.60 102
27 Oregon 3-1 0.89   2.83 26 2.55 27 2.92 19 2.92 91   1.94 46 2.25 97 1.69 39 2.50 24
28 Iowa 3-1 0.88   2.17 65 0.70 104 1.54 101 4.46 28   1.29 10 1.27 51 0.71 2 3.11 51
29 Buffalo 4-1 0.87   2.78 29 1.64 57 2.93 17 3.64 58   1.91 43 1.40 56 2.20 80 0.60 3
30 Kentucky 4-1 0.86   2.02 74 1.75 48 1.93 66 2.38 113   1.16 3 0.67 22 1.06 10 3.17 55
 
Rk Team Rec NPD   OPD Rk OLD Rk OMD Rk OSD Rk   DPD Rk DLD Rk DMD Rk DSD Rk
31 Georgia Southern 3-1 0.85   2.75 31 4.00 4 2.04 59 3.50 61   1.90 41 1.17 46 1.93 58 2.60 30
32 Hawaii 5-1 0.76   3.13 16 0.73 103 3.61 4 3.56 60   2.38 81 1.42 58 2.59 99 2.56 29
33 LSU 4-1 0.75   2.31 57 1.55 60 2.11 57 3.33 73   1.56 23 0.23 11 1.65 35 4.20 88
34 Houston 3-1 0.73   2.93 22 1.70 53 2.98 16 4.67 19   2.20 67 2.00 86 1.91 55 3.15 54
35 Duke 3-1 0.72   2.20 63 0.00 122 2.57 31 2.45 105   1.48 19 1.08 39 1.42 26 2.43 21
36 Oklahoma State 3-2 0.70   3.03 19 1.85 45 2.90 20 6.00 3   2.33 77 0.00 1 2.73 109 2.38 19
37 South Florida 4-0 0.66   2.57 38 3.56 10 2.21 51 3.00 87   1.91 42 1.56 71 1.88 52 2.67 32
38 Georgia Tech 2-3 0.65   3.37 8 3.89 5 2.61 29 5.67 6   2.72 103 2.43 103 2.65 105 3.50 71
39 Texas 5-1 0.58   2.52 43 0.88 89 2.26 48 4.93 12   1.95 47 1.50 67 1.71 41 3.00 45
40 Army 3-2 0.57   3.00 20 2.33 30 3.23 14 3.00 87   2.43 84 2.00 86 2.57 97 2.50 24
41 Missouri 2-2 0.55   2.71 34 3.00 19 2.71 25 2.44 106   2.16 65 3.40 118 1.69 38 3.33 61
42 Troy 4-1 0.52   2.56 41 3.89 5 2.34 44 2.10 118   2.04 54 1.44 65 2.00 65 3.40 68
43 Temple 3-2 0.51   2.19 64 1.75 48 2.00 61 3.44 68   1.68 30 1.55 69 0.88 4 5.10 116
44 Arizona State 3-3 0.50   2.60 36 2.06 37 2.45 36 4.38 31   2.11 62 1.80 81 2.33 89 0.00 1
45 Boston College 3-2 0.49   2.46 45 1.82 47 1.97 64 4.58 23   1.97 48 2.18 95 1.85 50 2.18 15
 
Rk Team Rec NPD   OPD Rk OLD Rk OMD Rk OSD Rk   DPD Rk DLD Rk DMD Rk DSD Rk
46 UAB 3-1 0.49   2.42 49 1.75 48 2.38 38 3.11 84   1.93 44 1.86 82 1.32 23 5.17 118
47 Purdue 2-3 0.48   2.42 48 3.13 17 2.08 58 2.70 98   1.94 45 0.54 17 1.86 51 4.10 87
48 Michigan State 3-2 0.48   2.22 61 0.91 86 2.00 61 3.92 48   1.75 36 0.62 20 1.94 59 2.45 23
49 Auburn 3-2 0.44   1.68 103 0.00 122 1.47 102 3.07 86   1.24 8 0.60 19 1.13 13 2.86 42
50 Minnesota 3-2 0.40   2.08 70 1.11 84 1.98 63 3.40 71   1.69 31 1.08 39 1.16 15 4.50 96
51 Virginia 2-2 0.38   2.38 52 1.91 42 2.70 26 2.13 117   2.00 50 0.00 1 1.82 48 5.20 121
52 South Carolina 3-2 0.30   2.39 51 0.33 117 2.61 30 3.86 51   2.09 60 1.43 63 2.15 76 2.38 19
53 Southern Mississippi 1-2 0.29   1.72 97 1.18 81 1.76 86 2.43 107   1.43 17 0.00 1 1.38 25 2.67 32
54 Texas Tech 2-2 0.28   2.98 21 3.00 19 2.65 28 4.10 41   2.71 101 1.75 74 2.59 100 4.67 104
55 New Mexico 2-2 0.24   2.45 46 1.40 73 2.13 54 4.08 43   2.21 68 1.27 51 2.20 82 3.18 56
56 California 2-2 0.21   1.61 107 2.33 30 1.70 91 0.70 126   1.40 15 1.50 67 1.62 31 0.00 1
57 Indiana 4-2 0.18   2.32 56 2.33 30 2.29 46 2.42 111   2.14 64 0.00 1 2.66 107 2.00 12
58 Mississippi 3-2 0.14   2.85 25 2.67 26 2.79 22 3.50 61   2.71 102 4.43 129 1.92 57 4.56 99
59 San Diego State 3-1 0.12   1.82 86 1.67 55 1.58 98 2.75 96   1.69 33 1.70 72 1.25 18 2.82 39
60 Northwestern 2-3 0.12   1.76 91 0.00 122 1.55 100 3.50 61   1.65 27 0.59 18 1.95 62 2.43 21
 
Rk Team Rec NPD   OPD Rk OLD Rk OMD Rk OSD Rk   DPD Rk DLD Rk DMD Rk DSD Rk
61 Texas A&M 3-2 0.11   1.98 77 1.17 82 1.83 78 3.50 61   1.88 40 0.70 24 2.20 80 1.67 9
62 Florida International 2-2 0.10   2.40 50 1.91 42 2.15 52 4.80 16   2.30 75 2.00 86 2.71 108 1.56 8
63 Ohio 2-2 0.06   3.04 18 3.64 9 2.56 32 3.78 53   2.98 114 3.33 117 2.56 96 4.67 104
64 Virginia Tech 2-2 0.04   2.08 71 2.55 27 1.79 81 2.36 114   2.04 55 0.70 24 2.18 79 4.67 104
65 TCU 2-2 0.02   1.67 104 1.50 63 0.77 129 4.56 24   1.65 28 0.00 1 1.67 36 5.17 118
66 Iowa State 2-3 0.02   2.04 73 0.33 117 1.89 70 3.91 49   2.02 53 2.00 86 1.91 56 2.50 24
67 Maryland 3-2 0.00   1.98 78 1.55 60 2.03 60 2.43 107   1.98 49 2.23 96 1.49 29 3.67 75
68 Utah 2-2 -0.01   1.68 102 0.00 122 2.29 45 0.50 127   1.69 32 0.78 29 1.79 46 3.33 61
69 USC 3-2 -0.02   2.05 72 1.42 71 1.84 75 3.45 66   2.07 57 1.55 69 1.84 49 3.36 64
70 Miami (OH) 2-4 -0.07   2.00 75 1.43 66 1.65 95 3.64 58   2.07 58 0.93 32 2.04 70 3.73 77
71 Stanford 3-2 -0.08   2.13 68 2.22 33 1.76 85 4.00 44   2.21 68 2.55 106 1.94 61 3.40 68
72 Baylor 3-2 -0.15   2.61 35 1.43 66 2.38 40 5.00 9   2.75 106 1.91 84 2.46 93 5.00 113
73 Illinois 2-2 -0.21   2.24 59 0.00 122 1.81 80 4.50 26   2.45 85 0.80 30 2.86 114 3.50 71
74 East Carolina 2-2 -0.24   1.90 80 2.06 37 1.59 97 3.20 81   2.14 63 4.00 126 1.11 11 4.90 112
75 Liberty 2-3 -0.24   2.34 55 1.85 45 2.11 56 4.38 31   2.58 94 1.27 51 2.23 85 5.08 115
 
Rk Team Rec NPD   OPD Rk OLD Rk OMD Rk OSD Rk   DPD Rk DLD Rk DMD Rk DSD Rk
76 Arizona 2-3 -0.25   1.76 90 1.50 63 1.73 89 2.80 94   2.02 51 2.15 94 1.68 37 3.10 50
77 Kansas 2-3 -0.28   1.73 96 0.78 96 1.83 77 2.18 116   2.02 52 1.13 45 1.94 59 3.78 78
78 Air Force 1-3 -0.34   2.00 75 0.88 89 2.34 42 1.75 124   2.34 79 0.67 22 2.77 110 2.63 31
79 Vanderbilt 2-3 -0.35   1.84 84 0.91 86 1.23 118 5.00 9   2.19 66 2.45 104 1.76 43 3.86 81
80 Northern Illinois 3-3 -0.35   1.22 125 0.00 122 0.87 127 3.29 79   1.58 24 0.40 15 1.37 24 3.00 45
81 Eastern Michigan 1-4 -0.35   1.74 95 1.70 53 1.38 107 2.59 99   2.10 61 1.27 50 1.97 64 3.29 60
82 Florida State 2-3 -0.36   1.38 118 0.39 115 1.24 116 3.70 57   1.74 35 2.80 110 1.14 14 2.84 41
83 Western Michigan 3-2 -0.36   2.57 39 3.23 16 2.14 53 4.25 34   2.93 112 2.56 107 2.04 68 4.37 93
84 Kansas State 1-4 -0.41   2.14 67 1.55 60 1.91 68 4.50 26   2.55 92 2.25 97 1.96 63 4.67 104
85 Ball State 1-4 -0.41   1.84 83 1.13 83 1.24 117 4.25 34   2.26 72 1.11 42 2.22 84 5.25 123
86 Toledo 2-2 -0.42   2.91 23 2.83 22 2.46 35 4.09 42   3.33 121 2.63 109 3.17 122 5.17 118
87 Marshall 2-2 -0.42   1.80 87 1.75 48 1.78 83 1.92 121   2.22 70 0.00 1 2.46 92 2.30 17
88 Western Kentucky 1-3 -0.60   1.44 116 0.25 120 1.73 87 2.43 107   2.04 56 1.42 58 2.47 94 2.00 12
89 Florida Atlantic 2-3 -0.62   2.28 58 2.89 21 1.85 73 3.75 55   2.89 109 1.40 56 2.95 118 4.50 96
90 Louisiana Tech 2-2 -0.63   1.71 100 0.30 119 1.82 79 3.00 87   2.33 78 1.75 74 2.17 78 3.00 45
 
Rk Team Rec NPD   OPD Rk OLD Rk OMD Rk OSD Rk   DPD Rk DLD Rk DMD Rk DSD Rk
91 UNLV 1-3 -0.66   1.94 79 0.88 89 1.91 67 3.29 79   2.60 96 2.40 102 1.81 47 4.21 91
92 Old Dominion 1-5 -0.67   2.23 60 0.70 104 2.38 38 2.73 97   2.90 110 2.35 101 2.89 116 4.56 99
93 Tulsa 0-4 -0.67   1.58 109 1.08 85 1.71 90 1.89 122   2.26 71 0.33 13 1.71 41 5.50 125
94 Tulane 1-4 -0.70   1.80 88 1.43 66 1.67 93 2.38 112   2.50 89 2.33 99 2.04 69 3.62 74
95 Nevada 2-3 -0.73   1.69 101 0.44 114 1.79 82 3.30 78   2.42 83 1.11 42 1.89 53 4.05 84
96 Coastal Carolina 2-2 -0.78   2.89 24 5.00 2 2.41 37 4.67 19   3.67 125 4.00 126 4.04 128 1.40 7
97 Tennessee 1-3 -0.80   1.58 111 1.25 79 1.37 110 3.20 81   2.37 80 1.42 58 2.44 91 4.00 82
98 Navy 1-3 -0.82   2.09 69 0.70 104 1.85 74 4.63 22   2.91 111 1.43 63 2.81 112 4.20 88
99 Arkansas State 2-2 -0.82   1.60 108 0.78 96 1.17 121 3.78 53   2.41 82 2.33 99 2.16 77 3.67 75
100 Middle Tennessee 2-2 -0.82   1.78 89 1.75 48 1.41 106 3.13 83   2.60 96 2.92 113 2.10 74 3.38 67
101 Colorado State 2-3 -0.85   1.89 82 1.59 58 1.66 94 3.75 55   2.74 105 3.50 121 2.66 106 2.67 32
102 North Carolina 1-3 -0.85   1.75 93 2.09 36 1.47 103 2.43 107   2.60 98 2.92 113 2.35 90 2.73 36
103 UTSA 3-3 -0.89   1.43 117 0.21 121 0.63 130 4.25 34   2.32 76 1.48 66 2.03 67 5.10 116
104 San Jose State 0-4 -0.93   1.57 112 1.20 80 1.21 120 2.32 115   2.50 89 1.24 48 2.61 102 3.56 73
105 Texas State 0-4 -0.98   1.52 114 0.58 109 1.35 112 3.33 73   2.50 89 2.00 86 2.30 87 3.36 64
 
Rk Team Rec NPD   OPD Rk OLD Rk OMD Rk OSD Rk   DPD Rk DLD Rk DMD Rk DSD Rk
106 Pittsburgh 2-3 -1.01   1.82 85 0.58 109 1.84 75 3.86 51   2.83 108 1.75 74 2.58 98 4.00 82
107 Wake Forest 2-3 -1.01   1.71 98 0.83 93 1.45 104 4.11 39   2.73 104 2.09 93 2.61 103 3.82 80
108 Wyoming 1-4 -1.06   1.20 126 0.38 116 1.05 124 3.00 87   2.26 73 2.58 108 2.13 75 2.25 16
109 UTEP 0-5 -1.21   1.46 115 1.31 78 1.42 105 2.50 102   2.67 100 1.89 83 2.22 83 4.64 103
110 BYU 2-3 -1.23   1.58 110 1.42 71 1.07 123 4.00 44   2.81 107 3.50 121 2.32 88 4.67 104
111 New Mexico State 2-4 -1.27   1.32 122 1.38 77 1.02 125 2.58 100   2.59 95 0.70 24 2.53 95 4.07 85
112 Nebraska 0-5 -1.29   1.65 106 0.47 112 1.90 69 2.83 92   2.93 113 3.14 116 2.77 111 3.19 57
113 Akron 1-2 -1.33   1.13 129 0.00 122 1.22 119 2.50 102   2.46 88 1.75 74 2.10 73 3.13 52
114 Rutgers 1-5 -1.33   1.31 123 0.47 112 1.26 115 3.43 70   2.64 99 1.00 33 3.06 120 3.20 58
115 Central Michigan 0-5 -1.36   1.10 130 0.00 122 1.38 107 1.50 125   2.46 87 0.00 1 1.77 45 4.37 93
116 Arkansas 0-5 -1.38   1.17 127 0.77 100 1.36 111 0.00 128   2.56 93 2.00 86 2.29 86 3.20 58
117 Georgia State 1-4 -1.41   1.89 81 1.90 44 1.88 72 2.00 119   3.31 120 2.82 112 3.32 124 3.80 79
118 Massachusetts 1-5 -1.42   2.37 53 0.78 96 1.95 65 5.60 7   3.79 126 3.09 115 3.74 126 4.58 101
119 South Alabama 1-5 -1.54   1.75 92 0.78 96 1.73 87 2.58 100   3.29 119 1.42 58 3.23 123 4.48 95
120 Rice 0-5 -1.68   1.55 113 0.70 104 1.34 114 3.09 85   3.23 118 2.00 86 2.82 113 5.90 126
 
Rk Team Rec NPD   OPD Rk OLD Rk OMD Rk OSD Rk   DPD Rk DLD Rk DMD Rk DSD Rk
121 Kent State 0-5 -1.68   1.71 99 1.43 66 1.69 92 2.50 102   3.40 122 2.50 105 2.61 101 4.73 110
122 Charlotte 1-3 -1.76   1.74 94 0.60 108 1.77 84 3.33 73   3.50 123 1.75 74 2.96 119 6.00 127
123 Louisville 1-4 -1.78   1.37 120 0.75 101 1.37 109 1.89 122   3.14 115 1.42 58 2.93 117 6.11 128
124 Oregon State 0-5 -1.81   2.35 54 1.40 73 2.21 50 4.44 30   4.16 128 3.50 121 4.00 127 5.00 113
125 UCLA 0-5 -1.84   1.37 119 0.83 93 0.95 126 5.17 8   3.20 117 3.43 120 2.89 115 4.09 86
126 SMU 1-4 -1.89   1.26 124 0.90 88 0.83 128 4.00 44   3.15 116 1.94 85 2.62 104 7.00 130
127 Louisiana Lafayette 1-3 -2.14   2.21 62 3.89 5 1.58 98 - -   4.35 129 2.80 110 4.38 129 6.67 129
128 Bowling Green 0-5 -2.19   1.67 105 1.47 65 1.61 96 2.80 94   3.85 127 4.38 128 3.15 121 5.21 122
129 Louisiana Monroe 1-4 -2.25   1.36 121 0.58 109 1.34 113 4.67 19   3.61 124 3.92 125 3.65 125 2.86 42
130 Connecticut 0-5 -4.06   1.16 128 1.40 73 1.15 122 0.00 128   5.22 130 5.83 130 5.27 130 4.20 88