Scheduling remains one of the most high-profile controversies surrounding college football, particularly in the new Playoff era. Like most. ESPN Stats & Information has posted their Football Power Index (FPI), which includes college football strength of schedule rankings. As we prepare for the fourth year of the College Football Playoff, one thing has become clear; schedules matter. The Football Power Index (FPI) is a measure of team strength that is meant to be the best of the rest of the season using FPI, results to date, and the remaining schedule. Ratings . 72, Boston College, ACC, , - , , , 37, . for remaining scheduled games (and potential conference championship games). As we prepare for the fourth year of the College Football Playoff, one thing has become clear; schedules matter. Strength of schedule has become more important than ever before in college football. With the College Football Playoff selection committee.