Northern Iowa Panthers (7-5)

Cedar Falls, Iowa

Association: NCAA (7-5 record in association)

Association Subdivision: FCS (6-5 record in association subdivision)

Conference: Missouri Valley Football Conference (3-5 record in conference)

Competitive Rank (Rating): Football Championship Subdivision #44 (-0.211)

Schedule Strength (Rating): Football Championship Subdivision #56 (0.170)

Point Margin Rank (Rating): Football Championship Subdivision #27 (-0.035)


Scheduled Results
DATE OPPONENT OPP* RESULT GAME RATING
Aug 31, 2013 @ Iowa State
(NCAA FBS #98)
3-8 W 28-20 +0.486
Sep 7, 2013 Drake
(NCAA FCS #69)
6-4 W 45-14 +0.144
Sep 21, 2013 @ Northern Colorado
(NCAA FCS #122)
1-10 W 26-7 +0.158
Sep 28, 2013 McNeese State
(NCAA FCS #13)
10-2 W 41-6 +0.156
Oct 5, 2013 @ North Dakota State 14-0 L 24-23 -0.806
Oct 12, 2013 Southern Illinois
(NCAA FCS #43)
6-5 L 24-17 -0.833
Oct 19, 2013 South Dakota
(NCAA FCS #90)
3-8 L 38-31 -0.834
Oct 26, 2013 @ South Dakota State
(NCAA FCS #26)
8-5 L 37-34 -0.802
Nov 2, 2013 @ Illinois State
(NCAA FCS #61)
4-6 L 13-3 -0.797
Nov 9, 2013 Youngstown State
(NCAA FCS #22)
8-3 W 22-20 +0.213
Nov 16, 2013 @ Missouri State
(NCAA FCS #72)
5-6 W 17-10 +0.187
Nov 23, 2013 Western Illinois
(NCAA FCS #82)
4-7 W 28-13 +0.202
*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 Iowa CFB Competitive Rankings
Top 5
RKPROGRAMOVERALLRATING
1Iowa8-50.426
2Iowa State3-90.046
3Grand View14-00.023
4Morningside College11-2-0.142
5Northern Iowa7-5-0.211

State of Iowa CFB Schedule Strengths
Top 5
RKPROGRAMOPP RECORD*RATING
1Iowa90-640.862
2Iowa State76-630.801
3Northern Iowa72-640.170
4Drake69-500.117
5Upper Iowa59-550.049
*minus head-to-head play

State of Iowa CFB Point Margin Rankings
Top 5
RKPROGRAMOVERALLRATING
1Iowa8-50.227
2Iowa State3-90.045
3Grand View14-00.011
4Northern Iowa7-5-0.035
5Simpson College7-3-0.056
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