1922 NCAA Division IA Football Power Ratings

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Final power ratings for the 1922 season are listed below. Home field advantage for this year was .584 and the root for determining point spreads was 0.968.

The average home field advantage for this year is 4.47 points.

I have estimated the score of the Erskine-Elon game. I have been unable to find results for this game. Research continues.

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 Vanderbilt .912 .806 .628 19.67 1.78 8 0 1 .944 Southern
2 Princeton .867 .605 .579 15.88 4.25 8 0 0 1.000 Eastern Independent
3 California .859 .745 .276 44.22 3.78 9 0 0 1.000 PCC
4 West Virginia .853 .586 .431 24.27 3.09 10 0 1 .955 Eastern Independent
5 North Carolina .848 .522 .729 19.10 7.20 9 1 0 .900 Southern
6 Centre .847 .786 .745 29.60 5.20 8 2 0 .800 South/West Independent
7 Army .830 .273 .464 22.80 2.70 8 0 2 .900 Northeast Independent
8 Virginia Tech .826 .606 .541 26.20 3.20 8 1 1 .850 Southern
9 Notre Dame .822 .793 .483 22.20 2.70 8 1 1 .850 Eastern Independent
10 Auburn .818 .706 .626 27.60 4.80 8 2 0 .800 Southern
11 Cornell .813 .628 .282 42.38 3.38 8 0 0 1.000 Northeast Independent
12 Nebraska .810 .728 .526 34.50 3.50 7 1 0 .875 MVIAA
13 Pittsburgh .802 .778 .644 19.00 4.30 8 2 0 .800 Eastern Independent
14 Harvard .795 .718 .624 14.22 3.22 7 2 0 .778 Northeast Independent
15 Virginia Military Institute .775 .573 .453 32.33 2.56 7 2 0 .778 Mid-Atlantic Independent
16 Southern California .769 .273 .273 21.45 2.82 10 1 0 .909 PCC
17 Yale .767 .635 .756 19.20 2.90 6 3 1 .650 Northeast Independent
18 Tennessee .765 .657 .489 23.90 4.50 8 2 0 .800 Southern
19 Michigan .764 .625 .377 26.14 1.86 6 0 1 .929 Western
20 Lafayette .761 .701 .423 22.89 4.44 7 2 0 .778 Eastern Independent
21 Florida .754 .549 .512 26.67 5.67 7 2 0 .778 Southern
22 Georgia Tech .745 .835 .580 17.44 6.56 7 2 0 .778 Southern
23 Syracuse .743 .743 .491 19.78 4.56 6 1 2 .778 Northeast Independent
24 Iowa .732 .651 .297 29.71 4.71 7 0 0 1.000 Western
25 Texas .707 .738 .400 22.44 7.56 7 2 0 .778 SWC
26 William & Mary .696 .273 .607 19.00 8.89 6 3 0 .667 Mid-Atlantic Independent
27 Richmond .694 .342 .486 17.78 7.11 6 2 1 .722 Mid-Atlantic Independent
28 Georgia .694 .774 .816 17.80 7.70 5 4 1 .550 Southern
29 Drake .686 .491 .202 22.14 3.71 7 0 0 1.000 MVIAA
30 Furman .684 .679 .450 22.00 5.91 8 3 0 .727 Mid-Atlantic Independent
31 Kentucky .683 .516 .548 18.56 6.22 6 3 0 .667 Southern
32 Brown .681 .558 .477 10.22 5.22 6 2 1 .722 Northeast Independent
33 Alabama .681 .671 .586 30.00 8.10 6 3 1 .650 Southern
34 Duke .672 .273 .402 15.60 5.70 7 2 1 .750 Mid-Atlantic Independent
35 Pennsylvania .670 .590 .558 11.11 4.89 6 3 0 .667 Eastern Independent
36 Navy .664 .688 .467 26.43 5.29 5 2 0 .714 Mid-Atlantic Independent
37 Penn State .662 .811 .647 16.82 5.64 6 4 1 .591 Eastern Independent
38 Colgate .654 .429 .467 33.00 6.89 6 3 0 .667 Northeast Independent
39 Washington & Lee .653 .616 .576 23.22 12.00 5 3 1 .611 Southern
40 Utah .648 .348 .195 19.13 5.13 7 1 0 .875 Rocky Mountain
41 Clemson .644 .498 .675 18.89 12.11 5 4 0 .556 Southern
42 Oregon .637 .525 .235 12.38 3.25 6 1 1 .813 PCC
43 Washington .636 .351 .351 16.13 9.00 6 1 1 .813 PCC
44 Virginia .635 .556 .798 11.33 6.67 4 4 1 .500 Southern
45 Colorado State .635 .452 .417 22.38 4.75 5 2 1 .688 Rocky Mountain
46 Presbyterian .631 .366 .329 19.56 4.56 6 2 1 .722 Mid-Atlantic Independent
47 Chicago .629 .585 .395 12.57 5.29 5 1 1 .786 Western
48 Denver .627 .376 .261 13.38 6.00 6 1 1 .813 Rocky Mountain
49 Baylor .621 .522 .282 26.82 11.64 8 3 0 .727 SWC
50 Dartmouth .614 .697 .392 12.33 6.11 6 3 0 .667 Northeast Independent
51 Carnegie Tech .605 .273 .492 20.22 6.11 5 3 1 .611 Eastern Independent
52 Kansas State .602 .521 .350 19.25 7.63 5 1 2 .750 MVIAA
53 Washington & Jefferson .601 .765 .463 14.30 8.60 6 3 1 .650 Eastern Independent
54 South Carolina .595 .552 .532 10.22 7.67 5 4 0 .556 Southern
55 Maryland .572 .513 .901 7.70 13.70 4 5 1 .450 Southern
56 Colorado Mines .559 .237 .444 18.57 6.86 4 2 1 .643 Rocky Mountain
57 Wisconsin .550 .628 .334 14.43 3.14 4 2 1 .643 Western
58 Sewanee .542 .644 .819 7.63 11.38 3 4 1 .438 Southern
59 Gonzaga .537 .273 .254 26.88 9.88 5 3 0 .625 South/West Independent
60 Mississippi College .535 .535 .385 9.33 15.56 6 3 0 .667 South/West Independent
61 Tulane .534 .558 .553 17.00 12.50 4 4 0 .500 Southern
62 Texas A&M .529 .768 .299 18.44 7.67 5 4 0 .556 SWC
63 Tennessee-Chattanooga .528 .371 .050 23.11 6.67 6 2 1 .722 South/West Independent
64 Southern Methodist .526 .303 .170 23.50 6.90 6 3 1 .650 SWC
65 North Carolina State .523 .571 .701 10.10 9.20 4 6 0 .400 Southern
66 Kansas .519 .584 .670 13.00 9.38 3 4 1 .438 MVIAA
67 Missouri .514 .661 .366 12.25 11.25 5 3 0 .625 MVIAA
68 Colorado .505 .453 .556 7.00 9.88 4 4 0 .500 Rocky Mountain
69 Oklahoma State .490 .426 .374 14.44 9.56 4 4 1 .500 SWC
70 Colorado College .482 .414 .440 18.00 10.71 3 3 1 .500 Rocky Mountain
71 Utah State .482 .493 .285 14.67 9.22 5 4 0 .556 Rocky Mountain
72 Davidson .467 .502 .743 8.40 10.00 2 6 2 .300 Mid-Atlantic Independent
73 Idaho .462 .354 .579 9.25 6.38 3 5 0 .375 PCC
74 Mercer .460 .336 .543 12.18 18.18 5 6 0 .455 South/West Independent
75 Minnesota .460 .413 .418 11.29 9.29 3 3 1 .500 Western
76 Spring Hill .453 .385 .359 16.88 13.88 4 4 0 .500 South/West Independent
77 Rutgers .440 .486 .184 14.89 13.00 5 4 0 .556 Eastern Independent
78 Camp Benning .429 .273 .386 10.30 13.60 5 5 0 .500 South/West Independent
79 Oklahoma .428 .672 .507 8.25 14.25 2 3 3 .438 MVIAA
80 Stanford .428 .402 .425 7.00 10.67 4 5 0 .444 PCC
81 Columbia .424 .264 .235 16.33 20.33 5 4 0 .556 Northeast Independent
82 Northwestern .404 .301 .322 17.00 13.14 3 3 1 .500 Western
83 Mississippi State .392 .620 .449 6.22 20.44 3 4 2 .444 Southern
84 Mississippi .391 .318 .376 8.70 18.30 4 5 1 .450 Southern
85 Lehigh .388 .612 .377 9.33 8.89 3 5 1 .389 Eastern Independent
86 Ohio State .385 .666 .425 6.14 8.14 3 4 0 .429 Western
87 Arkansas .384 .524 .223 15.89 15.11 4 5 0 .444 SWC
88 Rice .383 .553 .333 12.00 16.00 4 4 0 .500 SWC
89 Washington State .382 .527 .771 6.29 23.29 2 5 0 .286 PCC
90 Wake Forest .356 .293 .379 6.60 14.40 3 5 2 .400 Mid-Atlantic Independent
91 Citadel .353 .418 .363 12.75 10.50 3 5 0 .375 Mid-Atlantic Independent
92 Illinois .346 .585 .526 3.71 8.57 2 5 0 .286 Western
93 Oglethorpe .340 .483 .844 5.70 19.60 1 9 0 .100 South/West Independent
94 Oregon State .333 .441 .281 6.29 6.00 3 4 0 .429 PCC
95 Birmingham-Southern .329 .426 .392 8.00 8.11 2 6 1 .278 South/West Independent
96 Iowa State .307 .531 .425 6.38 15.50 2 6 0 .250 MVIAA
97 Texas Christian .297 .539 .220 9.10 16.70 2 5 3 .350 South/West Independent
98 Grinnell .289 .315 .220 7.00 8.63 3 5 0 .375 MVIAA
99 Newberry .281 .314 .486 9.71 31.43 2 5 0 .286 Mid-Atlantic Independent
100 Wild Card U .275 .273 .702 4.74 25.89 45 224 8 .177  
101 Louisiana State .272 .644 .332 7.20 24.40 3 7 0 .300 Southern
102 Samford .269 .374 .400 3.50 24.30 2 6 2 .300 South/West Independent
103 Indiana .244 .470 .458 3.00 16.14 1 4 2 .286 Western
104 Purdue .232 .278 .448 5.14 18.00 1 5 1 .214 Western
105 Wofford .225 .241 .433 2.78 22.22 2 7 0 .222 Mid-Atlantic Independent
106 Washington (Missouri) .219 .521 .355 5.00 16.43 1 5 1 .214 MVIAA
107 Hampden-Sydney .186 .273 .511 2.44 19.22 1 8 0 .111 Mid-Atlantic Independent
108 Wyoming .172 .303 .553 1.44 28.44 1 8 0 .111 Rocky Mountain
109 Brigham Young .135 .273 .357 1.67 30.67 1 5 0 .167 Rocky Mountain
110 Erskine .097 .446 .442 1.88 30.38 0 8 0 .000 Mid-Atlantic Independent

Conference PR PS SOS Wins Losses Ties Pct Teams
Northeast Independent .702 .549 .465 58 18 6 .744 9
Eastern Independent .679 .636 .480 72 27 6 .714 11
Southern .642 .606 .608 116 70 11 .617 21
PCC .563 .452 .399 43 22 2 .657 8
SWC .520 .548 .297 38 25 2 .600 7
MVIAA .486 .558 .402 35 28 7 .550 9
Mid-Atlantic Independent .484 .406 .468 58 60 7 .492 14
Western .474 .520 .400 35 27 8 .557 10
Rocky Mountain .472 .372 .390 36 30 4 .543 9
South/West Independent .457 .435 .416 46 51 7 .476 11

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Last Updated on 09/15/13
By James Howell
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