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2010 CFN Program Rankings - No. 7 Georgia

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Posted Aug 26, 2010


CFN's 2010 Five-Year Program Rankings and Analysis ... No. 7 Georgia

Preview 2010 - No. 7 Georgia CFN Five-Year Program Analysis 2010 CFN Five-Year Program Analysis - Bottom 20 | No. 81 to 100 | No. 61 to 80 - No. 41 to 60 | No. 21 to 40 | No. 11 to 20 - No. 10 Alabama | No. 9 Penn St | No. 8 Virginia Tech - No. 7 Georgia | No. 6 LSU | No. 5 Oklahoma - No. 4 Ohio State | No. 3 Texas | No. 2 Florida | No. 1 USC - Expert Football Predictions from ATS Consultants - Absolutely Free. - Get Tickets For Your Team, Any Game Every new coach realistically needs five years to make a program his. He doesn't always get that much time, often being asked to turn things around right away. Five years allow a coach to go through an entire recruiting cycle, get comfortable in the position, and implement everything he'd like to do. With that in mind, we have created our CFN Five-Year Program Analysis (it used to be three years, but we supersized it) highlighting off-the-field factors like the Academic Progress Report (do the players go to class) and the players drafted by the NFL (a huge selling point to recruits), to attendance (it pays the bills) and wins, wins, wins. On-field success ends up being all that matters, so that's where the focus lies. One note, the totals for each team might not add up because we have listed the total number of wins and losses for the categories, while the Bad Wins and Losses and Elite Wins and Losses might be scored differently (two home losses against 3-9 teams would be scored as a 3). Quick Explanation of Scores - Attendance: Home attendance average over the last five years divided by 10,000. Avg. Score: 4.37 - APR: The most recently released Academic Performance Rate. 90th to 100th percentile (best) gets a 10, 1st to 10th percentile (worst) gets a 1 Avg. Score: 5.84 - Quality Wins: Wins over FBS teams that finished with a winning record. Avg. Score: 9.62 - Total Wins: Wins over FBS teams. Avg. Score: 29.25 - Players Drafted: Number of players drafted. Avg. Score: 9.62 - Conference Win %: Conference winning percentage times 10. Avg. Score: 4.96 - Elite Win Score: Wins over FBS teams that finished with two losses or fewer, or on the road, at a neutral site, or in a bowl over teams that finished with three losses or fewer. Add an additional 0.5 for an Elite Win over a two-loss team on the road. Avg. Number: 1.25 - Bad Loss Score: Losses to teams that finished with three wins or fewer or any loss to a non-FBS team. Subtract each loss from the overall total. Subtract an additional 0.5 for each Bad Loss at home. Avg. Number: 2.03 - Elite Losses: Losses to teams that finished with two wins or fewer. Take 0.25 of the number. Avg. Number: 5.02 - Bad Wins: Wins over teams that finished with three wins or fewer or any win to a non-FBS team Avg. Number: 10.83 - Detailed Explanation of the Scoring System and Categories 7. Georgia 2010 Total Score: 112.27 2009 Ranking: 6 Program Analysis: Georgia might be unable to get over the hump to be a part of the national title fun, but the program is still among the best in America. After hitting the high mark of the No. 3 spot in 2004, this is as low as the Bulldogs have been since the rankings were created. The slide might continue with the 10-3 2005 season not counting next year, but with a loaded team (at least everywhere but quarterback) and with the SEC East a bit down, a double-digit win campaign is possible. The talent level remains high with 27 players drafted over the last five seasons, and the Quality Wins are there with as many as anyone other than Florida, USC, Texas, and Virginia Tech, but the really, really big wins (even with an impressive Elite Win Score of 5.5) haven’t been there to become the SEC’s premier team since 2005, and there haven’t been any conference title appearances since whacking LSU 34-14 five years ago. Last year was scary not just because of the 8-5 record; it was bad because of a 45-19 loss to a mediocre Tennessee, a home loss to Kentucky, and two straight losses to Florida by a combined score of 90 to 27. The APR is fantastic and the Attendance Score is always going to be great, but it’s going to take wins over all the non-Florida East teams on a regular basis, and it’s going to take a big win over the Gators once in a while, to hope for Mark Richt to finally be able to finish the drill and get Georgia to a national title game. Attendance Score: 9.27 2005: 92,701 2006: 92,746 2007: 92,746 2008: 92,746 2009: 92,746 APR Score: 9 Draft: 27 2006: Tim Jennings, Leonard Pope, Max Jean-Gilles, Greg Blue, DeMario Minter, Kedric Golston 2007: Quentin Moses, Charles Johnson, Martrez Milner, Paul Oliver, Ken Shackleford 2008: Marcus Howard, thomas Brown, Chester Adams, Brandon Coutu 2009: Matt Stafford, Knowshon Moreno, Mohammed Massoquoi, Asher Allen, Corvey Irvin, Jairus Wynn 2010: Rennie Curran, Gene Atkins, Reshad Jones, Jeff Owens, Kade Weston FBS Wins: 44 Quality Wins: 26 2005: Boise State, South Carolina, at Georgia Tech, LSU (SEC Championship) 2006: at South Carolina, at Auburn, Georgia Tech, Virginia Tech (Chick-fil-A-Bowl) 2007: Oklahoma State, at Alabama, Florida, Troy, Auburn, Kentucky, at Georgia Tech, Hawaii (Sugar Bowl) 2008: Central Michigan, at South Carolina, Vanderbilt, at LSU, at Kentucky, Michigan State (Capital One Bowl) 2009: South Carolina, at Arkansas, Auburn, at Georgia Tech Elite Wins: 5.5 2005: LSU (SEC Championship) 2006: at Auburn, Virginia Tech (Chick-fil-A Bowl) 2007: Hawaii (Sugar Bowl) 2008: None 2009: at Georgia Tech Bad Losses: 0 Elite Losses: 5 2005: West Virginia (Sugar Bowl) 2006: Florida 2007: None 2008: Alabama, Florida 2009: Florida Bad Wins: 11 2005: at Mississippi State, Kentucky 2006: Western Kentucky, UAB, Colorado, Mississippi State 2007: Western Carolina, Ole Miss 2008: Georgia Southern 2009: at Vanderbilt, Tennessee Tech Conf. Score: 6.50 2005: 6-2 2006: 4-4 2007: 6-2 2008: 6-2 2009: 4-4