As we inch closer to the 2022 college football season, the discussions typically center around who the national championship contenders are and if another Cincinnati-type program can break through and be a playoff team. But for every great team in the nation, there are ones who are rebuilding from the ground up and will have some hard times in ’22.
Most of the 15 worst teams this year made a coaching change this offseason, while others are early in a new coach’s tenure. All have questions when it comes to talent at the skill positions. And while we get Texas A&M-Alabama and Notre Dame-Ohio State this year, we also have several of these bad teams facing off in what could be one of the few opportunities they get to record a win.
Don’t get angry if your favorite school is on this list. Four of the teams who made last year’s list ended up with winning seasons, with Utah State finishing with an 11-3 record and winning the Mountain West championship. Still, 11 of the teams on that list combined for a 23-109 record, with some of those wins coming against each other.
So, here are the 15 worst teams in college football in 2022.