College Football Strength Of Schedule 2018: Top 10 Easiest Schedules

Strength of schedule plays a large part in which college football programs can find themselves playing in prominent bowl games each and every season. The easier the competition, the easier the road is to earning an impressive record and finding yourself in one of the marquee matchups of the postseason.
But an easy schedule can also be a double-edged sword.
If you are not battle-tested during the season, you could find yourself in trouble when the competition heats up down the homestretch of the season or end up laying an egg during bowl season if you are unable to ever find your footing.
In anticipation of the upcoming season, we’ve taken a look at the easiest schedules in the nation.
We’ve broken down the 10 easiest schedules into the five easiest paths in the Power 5 and five easiest strengths of schedule in the Power 5. If you’re a fan of the Oregon Ducks or New Mexico State Lobos, there is plenty to look forward to.
Which teams have the easiest schedules in 2018? Let’s take a look.

Easiest 2018 Schedules In The Power 5

1. Oregon — 65-87 (.428)
2. Virginia Tech — 70-78 (.476)
3. Wisconsin — 72-79 (.477)
4. Washington — 73-80 (.477)
5. California — 76-77 (.497)

Easiest 2018 Schedules In The Group of 5

1. New Mexico State — 54-91 (.372)
2. UAB — 57-91 (.385)
3. Ohio — 59-88 (.401)
4. Arkansas State — 59-87 (.404)
5. Colorado State — 60-87 (.408)
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