JONESBORO (KAIT) - There are too many polls to count in college football. BCS, AP, USA Today Coaches, Harris Interactive, the list goes on and on.
A new poll has been introduced blending wins as well as statistics. UPS has introduced the Team Performance Index. It ranks all 125 Football Bowl Subdivision teams based on efficiency on offense, defense, and special teams.
Both Natural State FBS squads are ranked in the top 35 this week.
Arkansas State is ranked #32, Arkansas checks in at #30. Both are deemed to be High Performance Teams since their rank is above 100 points.
The perfect score in the UPS® Team Performance Index is 200 points.
UPS® Team Performance Index Breakdown
OFFENSIVE - Yards/Play
DEFENSIVE - Yards Allowed/Play
SPECIAL TEAMS - Combination of 6 Categories
MISCUES - Combination of 4 Categories
SUCCESS - Winning Percentage
You can view the entire Team Performance Index here: http://scores.nbcsports.msnbc.com/cfb/tpi.asp