1914 NCAA Division IA Football Power Ratings

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Final power ratings for the 1914 season are listed below. Home field advantage for this year was .588 and the root for determining point spreads was 1.156.

The average home field advantage for this year is 4.58 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 .934 .870 .620 21.44 0.00 8 0 1 .944 South/West Independent
2 Washington & Jefferson .913 .729 .725 33.55 4.73 10 1 0 .909 Eastern Independent
3 Harvard .877 .842 .594 20.78 3.11 7 0 2 .889 Northeast Independent
4 Yale .860 .745 .937 19.78 8.78 7 2 0 .778 Northeast Independent
5 Tennessee .857 .514 .334 41.56 4.11 9 0 0 1.000 South/West Independent
6 Pittsburgh .856 .636 .577 23.00 4.22 8 1 0 .889 Eastern Independent
7 Army .855 .678 .288 24.33 2.22 9 0 0 1.000 Northeast Independent
8 Texas .850 .678 .315 44.75 2.63 8 0 0 1.000 SWC
9 Washington & Lee .849 .693 .267 36.00 1.33 9 0 0 1.000 Mid-Atlantic Independent
10 North Carolina .846 .537 .534 32.64 4.73 10 1 0 .909 Mid-Atlantic Independent
11 Virginia .833 .735 .469 39.22 4.22 8 1 0 .889 Mid-Atlantic Independent
12 Illinois .803 .540 .390 32.00 3.14 7 0 0 1.000 Western
13 Dartmouth .779 .607 .248 39.89 2.78 8 1 0 .889 Northeast Independent
14 Oklahoma .778 .572 .427 39.55 8.73 9 1 1 .864 SWC
15 Cornell .773 .579 .523 25.70 5.40 8 2 0 .800 Northeast Independent
16 Lehigh .765 .586 .392 18.56 6.67 8 1 0 .889 Eastern Independent
17 Georgia Tech .763 .711 .646 25.75 5.00 6 2 0 .750 South/West Independent
18 Notre Dame .751 .504 .569 35.88 7.63 6 2 0 .750 Eastern Independent
19 Clemson .733 .559 .950 18.67 13.67 5 3 1 .611 Mid-Atlantic Independent
20 Nebraska .732 .766 .179 21.75 3.50 7 0 1 .938 MVIAA
21 Minnesota .715 .652 .483 17.57 6.29 6 1 0 .857 Western
22 Mississippi State .709 .653 .394 36.13 4.75 6 2 0 .750 South/West Independent
23 Colgate .705 .628 .590 18.25 9.13 5 2 1 .688 Northeast Independent
24 Princeton .694 .744 .687 10.88 8.13 5 2 1 .688 Eastern Independent
25 Sewanee .692 .648 .648 22.00 7.13 5 3 0 .625 South/West Independent
26 Texas A&M .691 .540 .303 25.63 4.13 6 1 1 .813 SWC
27 Haskell .670 .235 .539 19.64 8.00 7 4 0 .636 South/West Independent
28 Colorado .665 .609 .465 18.50 3.67 5 1 0 .833 Rocky Mountain
29 Davidson .662 .370 .470 20.00 5.71 5 1 1 .786 Mid-Atlantic Independent
30 Oklahoma State .662 .235 .368 36.33 7.33 6 2 1 .722 SWC
31 Colorado Mines .661 .516 .331 14.67 2.50 5 0 1 .917 Rocky Mountain
32 Virginia Tech .657 .644 .306 15.89 3.67 6 2 1 .722 Mid-Atlantic Independent
33 Rutgers .656 .235 .580 23.11 8.11 5 3 1 .611 Eastern Independent
34 Penn State .656 .627 .505 13.44 6.44 5 3 1 .611 Eastern Independent
35 Brown .643 .508 .418 11.67 7.22 5 2 2 .667 Northeast Independent
36 Michigan .643 .660 .438 25.89 7.56 6 3 0 .667 Eastern Independent
37 Syracuse .631 .549 .591 20.20 9.50 5 3 2 .600 Northeast Independent
38 Chicago .617 .702 .489 14.86 4.86 4 2 1 .643 Western
39 Navy .608 .732 .430 19.33 9.22 6 3 0 .667 Mid-Atlantic Independent
40 Kansas .598 .571 .389 19.75 10.50 5 2 1 .688 MVIAA
41 Alabama .596 .644 .459 23.44 7.11 5 4 0 .556 South/West Independent
42 Georgia .591 .788 .912 13.33 14.00 3 5 1 .389 South/West Independent
43 Colorado College .578 .522 .366 30.33 7.33 4 1 1 .750 Rocky Mountain
44 Wisconsin .572 .535 .491 14.57 7.29 4 2 1 .643 Western
45 Iowa State .568 .563 .528 23.86 11.14 4 3 0 .571 MVIAA
46 Missouri .560 .635 .388 16.00 6.00 5 3 0 .625 MVIAA
47 Iowa .556 .549 .468 29.14 5.14 4 3 0 .571 Western
48 West Virginia .547 .332 .393 17.67 10.67 5 4 0 .556 Eastern Independent
49 South Carolina .547 .461 .695 15.27 17.36 5 5 1 .500 Mid-Atlantic Independent
50 Florida .547 .514 .280 26.00 6.57 5 2 0 .714 South/West Independent
51 Lafayette .525 .515 .305 19.10 7.60 5 3 2 .600 Eastern Independent
52 Vanderbilt .524 .790 .811 18.38 11.88 2 6 0 .250 South/West Independent
53 Ohio State .516 .331 .249 15.43 7.86 5 2 0 .714 Western
54 Carlisle .513 .831 .947 7.81 12.94 5 10 1 .344 Eastern Independent
55 Virginia Military Institute .509 .469 .474 15.00 11.88 4 4 0 .500 Mid-Atlantic Independent
56 Newberry .505 .235 .260 15.78 12.67 5 3 1 .611 Mid-Atlantic Independent
57 Purdue .504 .487 .199 22.43 9.00 5 2 0 .714 Western
58 Mississippi .501 .551 .412 11.00 12.50 5 4 1 .550 South/West Independent
59 Bucknell .493 .577 .446 20.22 11.22 4 4 1 .500 Eastern Independent
60 North Carolina State .488 .608 .624 16.33 7.67 2 3 1 .417 Mid-Atlantic Independent
61 West Virginia Wesleyan .482 .415 .471 12.57 14.43 4 3 0 .571 Eastern Independent
62 Georgetown .476 .625 .731 6.50 9.50 2 4 2 .375 Mid-Atlantic Independent
63 Pennsylvania .468 .648 .452 9.89 13.44 4 4 1 .500 Eastern Independent
64 Denver .445 .286 .211 20.67 12.67 5 4 0 .556 Rocky Mountain
65 Rice .440 .235 .384 7.38 14.13 3 2 3 .563 SWC
66 Colorado State .421 .304 .485 18.14 15.14 3 4 0 .429 Rocky Mountain
67 Wake Forest .421 .209 .684 9.56 24.56 3 6 0 .333 Mid-Atlantic Independent
68 Drake .419 .474 .205 15.63 16.75 4 3 1 .563 MVIAA
69 Texas Christian .417 .235 .243 11.70 11.80 4 4 2 .500 South/West Independent
70 Louisiana State .409 .625 .246 18.11 16.44 4 4 1 .500 South/West Independent
71 Washington (Missouri) .379 .299 .180 24.29 12.43 3 3 1 .500 MVIAA
72 Tulane .371 .390 .293 20.71 21.00 3 3 1 .500 South/West Independent
73 Indiana .356 .375 .385 14.86 18.57 3 4 0 .429 Western
74 Southwestern (Texas) .350 .242 .406 8.00 20.50 3 3 0 .500 SWC
75 Citadel .338 .404 .612 4.57 10.00 2 5 0 .286 Mid-Atlantic Independent
76 Utah .332 .426 .274 14.50 18.00 3 3 0 .500 Rocky Mountain
77 Baylor .323 .380 .276 7.00 15.90 3 5 2 .400 SWC
78 Arkansas .296 .564 .299 9.89 22.22 3 6 0 .333 SWC
79 Wild Card U .249 .235 .758 3.77 31.28 22 207 16 .122  
80 Kansas State .229 .430 .437 6.29 21.43 1 5 1 .214 MVIAA
81 Wofford .194 .235 .442 3.44 31.44 1 7 1 .167 Mid-Atlantic Independent
82 Northwestern .175 .257 .522 1.86 25.14 1 6 0 .143 Western
83 Utah State .148 .235 .050 8.00 29.71 2 5 0 .286 Rocky Mountain
84 Wyoming .108 .185 .192 5.17 26.33 1 5 0 .167 Rocky Mountain

Conference PR PS SOS Wins Losses Ties Pct Teams
Northeast Independent .765 .642 .524 54 12 7 .788 8
Eastern Independent .640 .574 .535 80 44 8 .636 14
South/West Independent .613 .583 .488 72 43 7 .619 14
Mid-Atlantic Independent .578 .501 .530 73 48 9 .596 15
SWC .549 .431 .347 41 20 8 .652 8
Western .535 .492 .408 39 22 2 .635 9
MVIAA .498 .534 .329 29 19 5 .594 7
Rocky Mountain .420 .385 .297 28 23 2 .547 8

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