1911 NCAA Division IA Football Power Ratings

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Final power ratings for the 1911 season are listed below. Home field advantage for this year was .512 and the root for determining point spreads was 0.363.

The average home field advantage for this year is 1.33 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 Carlisle .817 .682 .564 24.83 4.08 11 1 0 .917 Eastern Independent
2 Penn State .802 .644 .374 22.11 1.67 8 0 1 .944 Eastern Independent
3 Vanderbilt .793 .756 .339 28.78 1.00 8 1 0 .889 South/West Independent
4 Georgia .777 .584 .627 16.33 3.11 7 1 1 .833 South/West Independent
5 Princeton .769 .755 .382 17.90 1.50 8 0 2 .900 Eastern Independent
6 Navy .762 .744 .474 12.89 1.22 6 0 3 .833 Mid-Atlantic Independent
7 Minnesota .761 .669 .537 14.57 2.14 6 0 1 .929 Western
8 Yale .749 .817 .603 16.10 1.50 7 2 1 .750 Northeast Independent
9 Army .741 .623 .544 11.00 1.38 6 1 1 .813 Northeast Independent
10 Georgetown .733 .533 .371 28.56 3.44 7 1 1 .833 Mid-Atlantic Independent
11 Georgia Tech .691 .645 .498 16.89 2.33 6 2 1 .722 South/West Independent
12 Lafayette .683 .695 .371 14.30 4.70 8 2 0 .800 Eastern Independent
13 North Carolina .673 .431 .389 8.25 3.88 6 1 1 .813 Mid-Atlantic Independent
14 Harvard .672 .810 .446 10.89 3.89 6 2 1 .722 Northeast Independent
15 Nebraska .672 .649 .402 35.13 4.13 5 1 2 .750 MVIAA
16 Mississippi State .665 .536 .330 20.60 2.80 7 2 1 .750 South/West Independent
17 Chicago .664 .425 .469 11.14 6.00 6 1 0 .857 Western
18 Virginia Tech .660 .676 .381 19.56 5.78 6 1 2 .778 Mid-Atlantic Independent
19 Texas A&M .660 .689 .353 19.14 2.43 6 1 0 .857 South/West Independent
20 Alabama .660 .550 .545 17.00 3.44 5 2 2 .667 South/West Independent
21 Iowa State .656 .509 .342 11.00 2.50 6 1 1 .813 MVIAA
22 Michigan .654 .623 .497 11.25 4.75 5 1 2 .750 Eastern Independent
23 Auburn .649 .724 .736 10.86 6.43 4 2 1 .643 South/West Independent
24 Cornell .642 .594 .518 10.10 5.20 7 3 0 .700 Northeast Independent
25 Texas .638 .621 .493 9.43 2.71 5 2 0 .714 South/West Independent
26 Sewanee .637 .731 .585 7.09 7.27 7 3 1 .682 South/West Independent
27 Virginia .634 .620 .172 26.20 3.00 8 2 0 .800 Mid-Atlantic Independent
28 Brown .624 .677 .393 17.00 4.82 7 3 1 .682 Northeast Independent
29 Wisconsin .618 .356 .358 15.86 2.00 5 1 1 .786 Western
30 Pennsylvania .614 .800 .579 11.91 7.55 7 4 0 .636 Eastern Independent
31 Arkansas .592 .632 .218 29.78 2.56 6 2 1 .722 South/West Independent
32 North Carolina State .587 .553 .452 10.50 4.25 5 3 0 .625 Mid-Atlantic Independent
33 Colorado .582 .622 .074 14.67 0.83 6 0 0 1.000 Rocky Mountain
34 Louisiana State .573 .502 .279 20.67 3.78 6 3 0 .667 South/West Independent
35 Washington & Lee .569 .448 .412 20.38 4.25 4 2 2 .625 Mid-Atlantic Independent
36 Mississippi .562 .588 .336 20.44 6.11 6 3 0 .667 South/West Independent
37 Tulane .554 .297 .396 11.67 5.11 5 3 1 .611 South/West Independent
38 Bucknell .552 .356 .309 8.90 3.80 6 3 1 .650 Eastern Independent
39 Syracuse .537 .534 .400 6.30 5.90 5 3 2 .600 Northeast Independent
40 Florida .525 .251 .105 14.00 2.33 5 0 1 .917 South/West Independent
41 Davidson .523 .557 .267 20.50 3.63 5 3 0 .625 Mid-Atlantic Independent
42 Drake .521 .454 .152 20.63 3.63 5 2 1 .688 MVIAA
43 Pittsburgh .517 .723 .404 9.00 3.63 4 3 1 .563 Eastern Independent
44 Utah .517 .355 .093 28.57 2.14 5 1 1 .786 Rocky Mountain
45 Lehigh .498 .396 .485 8.27 7.45 5 5 1 .500 Eastern Independent
46 Citadel .490 .300 .110 8.11 5.11 5 2 2 .667 Mid-Atlantic Independent
47 Washington & Jefferson .487 .550 .246 13.30 4.60 6 4 0 .600 Eastern Independent
48 Denver .482 .512 .050 10.13 2.75 5 2 1 .688 Rocky Mountain
49 Illinois .469 .614 .323 11.57 7.29 4 2 1 .643 Western
50 Colorado College .466 .596 .346 13.43 9.14 4 3 0 .571 Rocky Mountain
51 Washington (Missouri) .464 .329 .188 13.38 4.75 4 2 2 .625 MVIAA
52 Mercer .453 .443 .461 9.70 10.50 4 5 1 .450 South/West Independent
53 Kansas .450 .679 .143 10.13 5.50 4 2 2 .625 MVIAA
54 Southwestern (Texas) .440 .343 .478 7.50 7.33 2 2 2 .500 South/West Independent
55 Clemson .435 .535 .544 8.88 12.50 3 5 0 .375 Mid-Atlantic Independent
56 Colgate .435 .547 .591 6.78 11.44 3 6 0 .333 Northeast Independent
57 Wake Forest .432 .202 .423 19.88 10.13 3 5 0 .375 Mid-Atlantic Independent
58 Wyoming .414 .352 .078 17.38 6.63 4 3 1 .563 Rocky Mountain
59 Indiana .406 .500 .267 10.57 6.57 3 3 1 .500 Western
60 Baylor .402 .594 .263 11.44 5.89 3 4 2 .444 South/West Independent
61 Iowa .390 .501 .399 4.86 7.57 3 4 0 .429 Western
62 Northwestern .389 .197 .317 8.57 10.00 3 4 0 .429 Western
63 Tennessee .380 .378 .258 9.11 10.33 3 4 2 .444 South/West Independent
64 Missouri .357 .604 .279 7.63 8.38 2 4 2 .375 MVIAA
65 Purdue .336 .209 .212 8.29 6.86 3 4 0 .429 Western
66 South Carolina .324 .306 .526 3.14 14.57 1 4 2 .286 Mid-Atlantic Independent
67 Wild Card U .252 .251 .607 1.77 23.43 19 188 15 .119  
68 Colorado Mines .238 .331 .234 7.86 7.29 2 5 0 .286 Rocky Mountain
69 Samford .235 .291 .511 0.75 19.88 1 6 1 .188 South/West Independent
70 Villanova .228 .352 .613 1.00 15.67 0 5 1 .083 Eastern Independent
71 Mississippi College .211 .251 .399 1.83 21.50 1 5 0 .167 South/West Independent
72 Colorado State .044 .163 .274 0.00 36.00 0 6 0 .000 Rocky Mountain

Conference PR PS SOS Wins Losses Ties Pct Teams
Northeast Independent .629 .657 .499 41 20 6 .657 7
Eastern Independent .602 .598 .439 68 28 9 .690 11
Mid-Atlantic Independent .569 .492 .377 59 29 13 .649 12
South/West Independent .555 .520 .410 97 53 18 .631 20
MVIAA .520 .537 .251 26 12 10 .646 6
Western .504 .434 .360 33 19 4 .625 8
Rocky Mountain .392 .419 .164 26 20 3 .561 7

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