The Matchup Zone

2019 TAPE Index

Since 2013, each season's TAPE and PAPER ratings are normalized to an index of the 100 teams with the best performance over the previous five seasons. For earlier seasons, the TAPE index consisted of the teams in the six BCS Conferences. The teams in the 2019 index are listed below.

Alabama (SEC) Arizona (Pac12) Arizona St. (Pac12) Arkansas (SEC)
Auburn (SEC) Baylor (Big12) Boise St. (MWC) Boston College (ACC)
Butler (BigEast) BYU (WCC) California (Pac12) Cincinnati (AmCon)
Clemson (ACC) Colorado (Pac12) Connecticut (AmCon) Creighton (BigEast)
Davidson (A10) Dayton (A10) Duke (ACC) Florida (SEC)
Florida St. (ACC) Fresno St. (MWC) George Washington (A10) Georgetown (BigEast)
Georgia (SEC) Georgia Tech (ACC) Gonzaga (WCC) Houston (AmCon)
Illinois (BigTen) Illinois St. (MVC) Indiana (BigTen) Iowa (BigTen)
Iowa St. (Big12) Kansas (Big12) Kansas St. (Big12) Kentucky (SEC)
Louisville (ACC) Loyola (IL) (MVC) LSU (SEC) Marquette (BigEast)
Maryland (BigTen) Memphis (AmCon) Miami (FL) (ACC) Michigan (BigTen)
Michigan St. (BigTen) Middle Tennessee St. (CUSA) Minnesota (BigTen) Mississippi (SEC)
Mississippi St. (SEC) N.C. State (ACC) Nebraska (BigTen) Nevada (MWC)
New Mexico St. (WAC) North Carolina (ACC) Northern Iowa (MVC) Northwestern (BigTen)
Notre Dame (ACC) Ohio St. (BigTen) Oklahoma (Big12) Oklahoma St. (Big12)
Old Dominion (CUSA) Oregon (Pac12) Penn St. (BigTen) Pittsburgh (ACC)
Providence (BigEast) Purdue (BigTen) Rhode Island (A10) Richmond (A10)
San Diego St. (MWC) Seton Hall (BigEast) SMU (AmCon) South Carolina (SEC)
South Dakota St. (Summit) Southern Cal (Pac12) St. Bonaventure (A10) St. John's (BigEast)
St. Mary's (WCC) Stanford (Pac12) Stephen F. Austin (Sland) Syracuse (ACC)
TCU (Big12) Temple (AmCon) Tennessee (SEC) Texas (Big12)
Texas A&M (SEC) Texas Tech (Big12) Tulsa (AmCon) UCLA (Pac12)
Utah (Pac12) Valparaiso (MVC) Vanderbilt (SEC) VCU (A10)
Villanova (BigEast) Virginia (ACC) Virginia Tech (ACC) Wake Forest (ACC)
West Virginia (Big12) Wichita St. (AmCon) Wisconsin (BigTen) Xavier (BigEast)