1913 NCAA Division IA Football Power Ratings

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Final power ratings for the 1913 season are listed below. Home field advantage for this year was .545 and the root for determining point spreads was 0.954.

The average home field advantage for this year is 2.71 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 Auburn .985 .754 .880 28.00 1.63 8 0 0 1.000 South/West Independent
2 Carlisle .875 .787 .778 24.67 5.25 10 1 1 .875 Eastern Independent
3 Washington & Jefferson .871 .587 .450 32.64 1.18 10 0 1 .955 Eastern Independent
4 Harvard .861 .823 .359 25.00 2.33 9 0 0 1.000 Northeast Independent
5 Virginia .859 .612 .613 33.13 3.50 7 1 0 .875 Mid-Atlantic Independent
6 Georgia .854 .722 .790 30.38 6.88 6 2 0 .750 South/West Independent
7 Nebraska .839 .693 .396 17.25 3.50 8 0 0 1.000 MVIAA
8 Chicago .800 .604 .487 17.71 3.86 7 0 0 1.000 Western
9 Navy .800 .665 .493 33.78 3.22 7 1 1 .833 Mid-Atlantic Independent
10 Washington & Lee .784 .602 .310 22.22 1.00 8 1 0 .889 Mid-Atlantic Independent
11 Pittsburgh .781 .491 .762 18.33 5.11 6 2 1 .722 Eastern Independent
12 Georgia Tech .774 .647 .632 27.78 4.78 7 2 0 .778 South/West Independent
13 Notre Dame .773 .234 .366 38.29 5.86 7 0 0 1.000 Eastern Independent
14 Colgate .767 .490 .479 19.63 3.25 6 1 1 .813 Northeast Independent
15 Michigan .764 .556 .456 25.00 3.00 6 1 0 .857 Eastern Independent
16 Vanderbilt .763 .818 .638 27.25 12.50 5 3 0 .625 South/West Independent
17 Army .748 .608 .316 28.11 6.33 8 1 0 .889 Northeast Independent
18 Missouri .748 .521 .427 24.13 8.38 7 1 0 .875 MVIAA
19 Dartmouth .744 .471 .384 27.25 9.88 7 1 0 .875 Northeast Independent
20 Texas .733 .623 .346 31.25 7.00 7 1 0 .875 South/West Independent
21 Mississippi State .730 .577 .466 19.50 5.88 6 1 1 .813 South/West Independent
22 Louisiana State .728 .521 .475 22.22 3.22 6 1 2 .778 South/West Independent
23 North Carolina State .720 .496 .388 22.14 3.86 6 1 0 .857 Mid-Atlantic Independent
24 Oklahoma .718 .426 .438 40.38 5.50 6 2 0 .750 South/West Independent
25 Yale .705 .786 .612 12.60 3.40 5 2 3 .650 Northeast Independent
26 Virginia Military Institute .703 .234 .363 19.70 5.40 7 1 2 .800 Mid-Atlantic Independent
27 Virginia Tech .702 .587 .370 19.44 6.67 7 1 1 .833 Mid-Atlantic Independent
28 Princeton .697 .791 .558 22.63 2.63 5 2 1 .688 Eastern Independent
29 Minnesota .669 .636 .573 16.57 4.57 5 2 0 .714 Western
30 Alabama .668 .619 .513 20.89 4.44 6 3 0 .667 South/West Independent
31 Cornell .660 .497 .850 13.20 8.90 5 4 1 .550 Northeast Independent
32 Pennsylvania .653 .644 .576 16.90 8.10 6 3 1 .650 Eastern Independent
33 Arkansas .633 .495 .201 15.22 4.78 7 2 0 .778 South/West Independent
34 Iowa .632 .466 .462 44.29 7.29 5 2 0 .714 Western
35 Bucknell .622 .533 .618 19.80 17.20 6 4 0 .600 Eastern Independent
36 Tennessee .618 .410 .324 31.44 4.11 6 3 0 .667 South/West Independent
37 Clemson .614 .505 .826 14.00 12.25 4 4 0 .500 Mid-Atlantic Independent
38 Illinois .613 .467 .541 15.43 7.71 4 2 1 .643 Western
39 Kansas .611 .531 .498 15.00 5.00 5 3 0 .625 MVIAA
40 Purdue .607 .368 .375 24.43 2.86 4 1 2 .714 Western
41 Colorado .603 .615 .319 11.71 4.71 5 1 1 .786 Rocky Mountain
42 Syracuse .599 .499 .473 27.10 12.60 6 4 0 .600 Northeast Independent
43 North Carolina .597 .478 .626 10.11 8.44 5 4 0 .556 Mid-Atlantic Independent
44 West Virginia Wesleyan .597 .234 .490 23.88 9.38 5 3 0 .625 Eastern Independent
45 Sewanee .596 .701 .708 23.29 17.43 4 3 0 .571 South/West Independent
46 Lehigh .573 .598 .456 19.00 12.50 5 3 0 .625 Eastern Independent
47 Mississippi .561 .541 .352 14.00 7.90 6 3 1 .650 South/West Independent
48 Colorado College .555 .489 .129 28.25 4.13 5 2 1 .688 Rocky Mountain
49 Georgetown .542 .708 .668 11.88 12.38 4 4 0 .500 Mid-Atlantic Independent
50 Iowa State .536 .589 .581 14.00 14.88 4 4 0 .500 MVIAA
51 Florida .524 .503 .494 32.57 13.43 4 3 0 .571 South/West Independent
52 Colorado Mines .518 .515 .209 21.17 7.83 5 1 0 .833 Rocky Mountain
53 Penn State .480 .775 .882 9.75 11.75 2 6 0 .250 Eastern Independent
54 South Carolina .476 .446 .480 13.57 17.43 4 3 0 .571 Mid-Atlantic Independent
55 Drake .462 .487 .293 13.00 8.00 4 3 1 .563 MVIAA
56 Lafayette .459 .571 .544 8.70 7.60 4 5 1 .450 Eastern Independent
57 Wisconsin .451 .620 .407 14.29 9.43 3 3 1 .500 Western
58 Citadel .442 .367 .364 24.11 13.44 3 4 2 .444 Mid-Atlantic Independent
59 West Virginia .430 .234 .534 12.11 15.22 3 4 2 .444 Eastern Independent
60 Ohio State .428 .234 .050 22.00 3.86 4 2 1 .643 Western
61 Kansas State .419 .442 .413 12.13 15.25 3 4 1 .438 MVIAA
62 Brown .412 .604 .496 7.78 12.33 4 5 0 .444 Northeast Independent
63 Indiana .398 .352 .521 12.86 23.14 3 4 0 .429 Western
64 Baylor .372 .389 .310 6.70 20.80 4 4 2 .500 South/West Independent
65 Texas A&M .369 .711 .279 5.89 8.44 3 4 2 .444 South/West Independent
66 Mercer .356 .487 .581 11.25 22.75 2 5 1 .313 South/West Independent
67 Colorado State .347 .261 .149 23.00 8.60 3 2 0 .600 Rocky Mountain
68 Davidson .327 .413 .481 6.71 8.29 2 5 0 .286 Mid-Atlantic Independent
69 Tulane .326 .454 .427 7.38 19.88 3 5 0 .375 South/West Independent
70 Utah .316 .536 .275 18.43 14.71 2 4 1 .357 Rocky Mountain
71 Wild Card U .236 .234 .732 3.36 30.19 20 192 12 .116  
72 Northwestern .222 .292 .593 5.14 34.57 1 6 0 .143 Western
73 Washington (Missouri) .212 .385 .416 10.83 27.00 1 5 0 .167 MVIAA
74 Denver .183 .389 .118 6.71 20.00 2 5 0 .286 Rocky Mountain
75 Southwestern (Texas) .147 .337 .253 7.17 29.33 1 5 0 .167 South/West Independent
76 Wake Forest .132 .286 .527 3.75 25.00 0 8 0 .000 Mid-Atlantic Independent
77 Wyoming .061 .309 .356 0.00 36.60 0 5 0 .000 Rocky Mountain

Conference PR PS SOS Wins Losses Ties Pct Teams
Northeast Independent .687 .597 .496 50 18 5 .719 8
Eastern Independent .660 .541 .575 75 34 8 .675 13
South/West Independent .603 .565 .479 97 52 9 .642 19
Mid-Atlantic Independent .592 .492 .501 64 38 6 .620 13
MVIAA .547 .521 .432 32 20 2 .611 7
Western .535 .449 .445 36 22 5 .611 9
Rocky Mountain .369 .445 .222 22 20 3 .522 7

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