1895 NCAA Division IA Football Power Ratings

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Final power ratings for the 1895 season are listed below. Home field advantage for this year was .535 and the root for determining point spreads was .530.

The average home field advantage for this year is 3.16 points.

Some game locations are unknown and have been estimated. Research continues.

KEY: PR=Final power rating, PS=Pre-season power rating, SOS=strength of schedule.


Rank Team PR PS SOS PF PA Wins Losses Ties Pct Conference
1 Pennsylvania .766 .776 .092 34.29 1.71 14 0 0 1.000 Independent
2 Yale .724 .860 .144 21.07 2.53 13 0 2 .933 Independent
3 Harvard .695 .769 .330 16.27 3.18 8 2 1 .773 Independent
4 Princeton .690 .755 .143 18.67 2.33 10 1 1 .875 Independent
5 Michigan .684 .555 .156 29.56 1.56 8 1 0 .889 Independent
6 Chicago .584 .445 .142 20.00 5.08 10 3 0 .769 Independent
7 Minnesota .548 .430 .174 13.60 5.80 7 3 0 .700 Independent
8 Army .537 .366 .328 20.14 4.57 5 2 0 .714 Independent
9 Lafayette .498 .356 .150 20.25 7.75 6 2 0 .750 Independent
10 Wesleyan .473 .168 .070 16.33 6.67 6 3 0 .667 Independent
11 Wisconsin .462 .437 .150 18.00 8.88 5 2 1 .688 Independent
12 Brown .455 .470 .220 10.71 7.79 7 6 1 .536 Independent
13 Tufts .438 .355 .082 10.15 7.77 8 5 0 .615 Independent
14 Dartmouth .437 .468 .106 14.15 7.62 7 5 1 .577 Independent
15 Northwestern .431 .221 .079 17.67 11.00 7 5 0 .583 Independent
16 Purdue .401 .562 .186 11.71 8.29 4 3 0 .571 Independent
17 Amherst .390 .432 .113 15.82 13.82 6 5 0 .545 Independent
18 Illinois .390 .343 .050 30.71 4.00 4 2 1 .643 Independent
19 Trinity (Connecticut) .370 .283 .219 17.50 9.50 4 4 0 .500 Independent
20 Cornell .344 .544 .367 3.50 11.38 3 4 1 .438 Independent
21 Williams .310 .510 .125 9.44 19.67 4 5 0 .444 Independent
22 Lehigh .307 .412 .282 7.00 14.89 3 6 0 .333 Independent
23 Iowa State .300 .227 .128 11.71 10.00 3 4 0 .429 Independent
24 Wild Card U .216 .227 .482 3.38 22.79 14 76 5 .174  
25 M.I.T. .153 .273 .222 2.00 18.40 1 4 0 .200 Independent
26 Lake Forest .145 .268 .303 1.57 27.71 1 6 0 .143 Independent
27 Union (New York) .131 .259 .465 1.20 16.80 0 5 0 .000 Independent
28 Massachusetts .098 .189 .082 3.33 20.00 1 5 0 .167 Independent

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By James Howell
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