Illinois State Redbirds (5-6)

Normal, Illinois (1-2 record in state)

Association: NCAA (5-6 record in association)

Association Subdivision: FCS (4-5 record in association subdivision)

Conference: Missouri Valley Football Conference (4-4 record in conference)

Competitive Rank (Rating): Football Championship Subdivision #61 (-0.313)

Schedule Strength (Rating): Football Championship Subdivision #17 (0.235)

Point Margin Rank (Rating): Football Championship Subdivision #73 (-0.174)


Scheduled Results
DATE OPPONENT OPP* RESULT GAME RATING
Aug 29, 2013 @ Ball State
(NCAA FBS #43)
9-3 L 51-28 -0.582
Sep 14, 2013 @ Eastern Illinois 11-2 L 57-24 -0.730
Sep 21, 2013 Abilene Christian
(NCAA D2 #62)
6-4 W 31-17 +0.155
Sep 28, 2013 @ Missouri State
(NCAA FCS #72)
4-7 L 37-10 -0.781
Oct 5, 2013 Western Illinois
(NCAA FCS #82)
4-7 W 35-21 +0.234
Oct 12, 2013 @ Youngstown State
(NCAA FCS #22)
7-4 L 59-21 -0.755
Oct 19, 2013 Indiana State
(NCAA FCS #117)
1-10 W 55-14 +0.192
Oct 26, 2013 South Dakota
(NCAA FCS #90)
4-7 W 28-14 +0.198
Nov 2, 2013 Northern Iowa
(NCAA FCS #44)
7-4 W 13-3 +0.203
Nov 9, 2013 @ North Dakota State 14-0 L 28-10 -0.774
Nov 16, 2013 @ Southern Illinois
(NCAA FCS #43)
6-5 L 24-17 -0.800
*minus head-to-head play

Strength Scale
Conference Rankings
MVC Competitive Rankings
RKPROGRAMOVERALLRATING
1NDSU15-00.223
22Youngstown St8-4-0.094
26S DakotaSt9-5-0.131
43S Illinois7-5-0.207
44N Iowa7-5-0.211
61Illinois St5-6-0.313
72Missouri St5-7-0.353
82W Illinois4-8-0.413
90South Dakota4-8-0.462
117Indiana St1-11-0.684

MVC Schedule Strengths
RKPROGRAMOPP*RATING
9Youngstown St78-580.255
17Illinois St73-530.235
19W Illinois59-750.233
24S DakotaSt99-640.225
29NDSU110-670.217
39Missouri St72-650.204
56N Iowa72-640.170
59S Illinois74-630.164
60South Dakota73-640.162
67Indiana St59-760.150
*record minus head-to-head play

MVC Point Margin Rankings
RKPROGRAMOVERALLRATING
1NDSU15-00.137
27N Iowa7-5-0.035
30S Illinois7-5-0.043
31Youngstown St8-4-0.047
41S DakotaSt9-5-0.070
45Missouri St5-7-0.079
73Illinois St5-6-0.174
77W Illinois4-8-0.180
89South Dakota4-8-0.224
113Indiana St1-11-0.365

State Rankings
State of Illinois CFB Competitive Rankings
Top 5
RKPROGRAMOVERALLRATING
1Northern Illinois12-20.532
2Northwestern5-70.205
3Eastern Illinois12-20.147
4Illinois4-80.104
5North Central13-1-0.048

State of Illinois CFB Schedule Strengths
Top 5
RKPROGRAMOPP RECORD*RATING
1Northwestern82-610.804
2Illinois78-620.797
3Northern Illinois75-870.626
4Eastern Illinois101-660.305
5Illinois State73-530.235
*minus head-to-head play

State of Illinois CFB Point Margin Rankings
Top 5
RKPROGRAMOVERALLRATING
1Northern Illinois12-20.229
2Eastern Illinois12-20.129
3Northwestern5-70.065
4Illinois4-80.048
5North Central13-10.013
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