Western Illinois Leathernecks (4-8)

Macomb, Illinois (1-2 record in state)

Association: NCAA (4-8 record in association)

Association Subdivision: FCS (3-6 record in association subdivision)

Conference: Missouri Valley Football Conference (2-6 record in conference)

Competitive Rank (Rating): Football Championship Subdivision #82 (-0.413)

Schedule Strength (Rating): Football Championship Subdivision #19 (0.233)

Point Margin Rank (Rating): Football Championship Subdivision #77 (-0.180)


Scheduled Results
DATE OPPONENT OPP* RESULT GAME RATING
Aug 29, 2013 Hampton
(NCAA FCS #94)
4-7 W 42-9 +0.186
Sep 7, 2013 Quincy
(NCAA D2 #150)
2-8 W 34-6 +0.133
Sep 14, 2013 @ Minnesota
(NCAA FBS #42)
7-5 L 29-12 -0.464
Sep 21, 2013 @ UNLV
(NCAA FBS #74)
6-6 L 38-7 -0.521
Sep 28, 2013 South Dakota
(NCAA FCS #90)
4-7 W 24-10 +0.197
Oct 5, 2013 @ Illinois State
(NCAA FCS #61)
4-6 L 35-21 -0.766
Oct 12, 2013 South Dakota State
(NCAA FCS #26)
8-5 L 38-14 -0.771
Oct 19, 2013 @ Youngstown State
(NCAA FCS #22)
7-4 L 24-14 -0.756
Oct 26, 2013 Missouri State
(NCAA FCS #72)
4-7 L 38-27 -0.782
Nov 2, 2013 Southern Illinois
(NCAA FCS #43)
6-5 L 34-28 -0.801
Nov 16, 2013 @ Indiana State
(NCAA FCS #117)
1-10 W 21-14 +0.191
Nov 23, 2013 @ Northern Iowa
(NCAA FCS #44)
6-5 L 28-13 -0.798
*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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