1925 NCAA Division IA Football Power Ratings

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Final power ratings for the 1925 season are listed below. Home field advantage for this year was .631 and the root for determining point spreads was 1.410.

The average home field advantage for this year is 4.46 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 Alabama .946 .787 .575 29.70 2.60 10 0 0 1.000 Southern
2 North Carolina .899 .619 .808 13.67 2.22 7 1 1 .833 Southern
3 Tulane .877 .652 .458 24.60 3.20 9 0 1 .950 Southern
4 Washington .842 .672 .437 40.00 4.92 10 1 1 .875 PCC
5 Wake Forest .832 .583 .701 20.56 4.44 6 2 1 .722 South/West Independent
6 Michigan .825 .724 .472 28.38 0.38 7 1 0 .875 Western
7 West Virginia .821 .775 .370 19.44 2.00 8 1 0 .889 Eastern Independent
8 Pittsburgh .816 .664 .382 16.78 3.78 8 1 0 .889 Eastern Independent
9 Colgate .808 .593 .327 24.33 3.78 7 0 2 .889 Northeast Independent
10 Virginia .802 .575 .452 16.00 3.44 7 1 1 .833 Southern
11 Dartmouth .795 .718 .226 42.50 3.63 8 0 0 1.000 Northeast Independent
12 Notre Dame .773 .854 .608 20.00 6.40 7 2 1 .750 Eastern Independent
13 Missouri .773 .622 .557 13.75 5.50 6 1 1 .813 MVIAA
14 Colorado State .773 .537 .304 22.80 7.90 9 1 0 .900 Rocky Mountain
15 Georgia Tech .769 .713 .721 11.33 5.33 6 2 1 .722 Southern
16 Texas A&M .763 .668 .378 21.22 2.78 7 1 1 .833 SWC
17 Syracuse .758 .756 .320 20.20 2.70 8 1 1 .850 Northeast Independent
18 Florida .757 .722 .499 21.80 8.00 8 2 0 .800 Southern
19 Nebraska .750 .695 .784 8.63 3.38 4 2 2 .625 MVIAA
20 Southern California .736 .661 .238 35.08 4.23 11 2 0 .846 PCC
21 Oregon State .709 .420 .408 29.78 9.00 7 2 0 .778 PCC
22 Wisconsin .708 .533 .437 16.38 6.25 6 1 1 .813 Western
23 Furman .702 .642 .623 11.60 7.50 7 3 0 .700 South/West Independent
24 Utah .697 .463 .535 13.75 6.38 6 2 0 .750 Rocky Mountain
25 Pennsylvania .691 .680 .363 18.33 7.11 7 2 0 .778 Eastern Independent
26 Davidson .690 .520 .446 13.70 3.30 6 2 2 .700 South/West Independent
27 Georgia .689 .752 .950 14.78 10.11 4 5 0 .444 Southern
28 Texas .684 .712 .415 17.44 5.67 6 2 1 .722 SWC
29 Washington & Lee .683 .676 .912 11.10 10.40 5 5 0 .500 Southern
30 Stanford .679 .658 .308 25.67 7.89 7 2 0 .778 PCC
31 South Carolina .678 .586 .453 15.00 2.70 7 3 0 .700 Southern
32 Vanderbilt .669 .743 .509 17.56 7.00 6 3 0 .667 Southern
33 Utah State .669 .497 .395 15.86 5.57 6 1 0 .857 Rocky Mountain
34 Princeton .644 .539 .428 17.86 6.29 5 1 1 .786 Eastern Independent
35 Yale .643 .794 .440 25.50 9.50 5 2 1 .688 Northeast Independent
36 Army .641 .672 .209 20.56 7.89 7 2 0 .778 Northeast Independent
37 Washington & Jefferson .641 .682 .353 18.33 5.56 6 2 1 .722 Eastern Independent
38 William & Mary .629 .572 .428 21.36 7.82 7 4 0 .636 South/West Independent
39 Kansas State .628 .495 .529 8.75 5.38 5 2 1 .688 MVIAA
40 Texas Christian .626 .417 .050 14.78 6.00 7 1 1 .833 SWC
41 Wyoming .623 .243 .389 16.33 9.22 6 3 0 .667 Rocky Mountain
42 Oklahoma .619 .440 .559 11.63 5.50 4 3 1 .563 MVIAA
43 Colorado .617 .676 .325 17.33 5.00 6 3 0 .667 Rocky Mountain
44 Drake .617 .550 .546 7.88 5.13 5 3 0 .625 MVIAA
45 Carnegie Tech .612 .537 .423 20.13 5.88 5 2 1 .688 Eastern Independent
46 Illinois .601 .696 .503 12.25 7.38 5 3 0 .625 Western
47 Cornell .600 .621 .275 32.25 10.38 6 2 0 .750 Northeast Independent
48 Gonzaga .598 .496 .208 18.45 6.18 7 2 2 .727 South/West Independent
49 Oglethorpe .595 .499 .278 10.82 8.36 8 3 0 .727 South/West Independent
50 California .594 .796 .246 21.33 5.44 6 3 0 .667 PCC
51 Sewanee .593 .576 .686 13.11 9.89 4 4 1 .500 Southern
52 Tennessee .593 .527 .384 16.13 9.13 5 2 1 .688 Southern
53 Southern Methodist .588 .636 .299 16.44 4.56 5 2 2 .667 SWC
54 Citadel .585 .507 .384 15.70 5.00 6 4 0 .600 South/West Independent
55 Kentucky .584 .561 .468 10.22 10.78 6 3 0 .667 Southern
56 Northwestern .583 .428 .517 10.13 8.63 5 3 0 .625 Western
57 Auburn .582 .626 .617 9.00 12.67 5 3 1 .611 Southern
58 Minnesota .569 .504 .331 22.00 10.63 5 2 1 .688 Western
59 Montana .563 .421 .715 17.88 16.00 3 4 1 .438 PCC
60 Columbia .554 .477 .164 28.80 5.50 6 3 1 .650 Northeast Independent
61 Louisiana State .553 .502 .421 10.00 7.78 5 3 1 .611 Southern
62 Iowa .552 .659 .446 15.13 9.25 5 3 0 .625 Western
63 Navy .550 .493 .314 16.75 10.13 5 2 1 .688 Eastern Independent
64 Montana State .547 .446 .360 26.45 7.64 6 5 0 .545 Rocky Mountain
65 Penn State .545 .702 .637 7.44 7.33 4 4 1 .500 Eastern Independent
66 Virginia Tech .539 .652 .477 3.90 5.20 5 3 2 .600 Southern
67 Mississippi .539 .392 .506 14.70 8.70 5 5 0 .500 Southern
68 North Carolina State .537 .470 .806 5.67 8.00 3 5 1 .389 Southern
69 Virginia Military Institute .532 .677 .505 15.30 10.80 5 5 0 .500 Southern
70 Mississippi State .522 .546 .598 12.63 7.50 3 4 1 .438 Southern
71 Iowa State .516 .486 .450 13.38 11.63 4 3 1 .563 MVIAA
72 Washington State .510 .437 .640 8.38 13.00 3 4 1 .438 PCC
73 Newberry .502 .433 .258 17.25 9.25 5 3 0 .625 South/West Independent
74 Arkansas .500 .588 .412 10.56 6.78 4 4 1 .500 SWC
75 Brown .495 .594 .286 21.50 8.00 5 4 1 .550 Northeast Independent
76 Colorado College .490 .524 .349 9.90 8.60 5 4 1 .550 Rocky Mountain
77 Mercer .477 .490 .541 9.89 12.00 4 5 0 .444 South/West Independent
78 Harvard .467 .541 .314 14.75 11.00 4 3 1 .563 Northeast Independent
79 Chicago .466 .656 .624 5.50 9.50 3 4 1 .438 Western
80 Grinnell .446 .287 .343 10.25 8.63 3 3 2 .500 MVIAA
81 Ohio State .444 .500 .272 6.88 5.63 4 3 1 .563 Western
82 Hampden-Sydney .433 .277 .518 9.33 11.00 3 5 1 .389 South/West Independent
83 Duke .427 .462 .570 6.44 15.78 4 5 0 .444 South/West Independent
84 Baylor .427 .636 .517 7.90 11.50 3 5 2 .400 SWC
85 Wofford .420 .327 .545 13.40 7.60 3 7 0 .300 South/West Independent
86 Purdue .411 .409 .312 14.88 4.88 3 4 1 .438 Western
87 Brigham Young .409 .302 .494 11.50 13.50 3 3 0 .500 Rocky Mountain
88 Rice .408 .431 .259 9.44 8.78 4 4 1 .500 SWC
89 Indiana .387 .385 .389 12.75 14.38 3 4 1 .438 Western
90 Maryland .381 .567 .534 7.88 11.13 3 5 0 .375 Southern
91 Presbyterian .375 .362 .515 9.33 13.00 3 6 0 .333 South/West Independent
92 Kansas .375 .527 .641 3.75 8.50 2 5 1 .313 MVIAA
93 Michigan State .374 .277 .422 13.13 13.25 3 5 0 .375 Eastern Independent
94 Idaho .353 .590 .415 9.88 19.13 3 5 0 .375 PCC
95 Oregon .336 .536 .457 7.57 15.43 1 5 1 .214 PCC
96 Washington (Missouri) .323 .358 .526 3.63 12.00 2 5 1 .313 MVIAA
97 Northern Colorado .321 .227 .262 14.00 11.78 2 6 1 .278 Rocky Mountain
98 Western State .300 .220 .342 7.86 16.00 3 4 0 .429 Rocky Mountain
99 Richmond .295 .353 .372 4.56 9.00 3 6 0 .333 South/West Independent
100 Centre .291 .788 .330 8.11 15.00 3 6 0 .333 South/West Independent
101 Oklahoma State .279 .514 .356 5.13 14.38 2 5 1 .313 MVIAA
102 Clemson .260 .470 .708 2.25 20.00 1 7 0 .125 Southern
103 Wild Card U .232 .277 .743 3.18 28.47 24 232 9 .108  
104 Colorado Mines .231 .364 .357 6.33 20.11 2 7 0 .222 Rocky Mountain
105 Denver .149 .520 .392 3.86 21.71 1 6 0 .143 Rocky Mountain

Conference PR PS SOS Wins Losses Ties Pct Teams
Eastern Independent .647 .620 .430 58 22 6 .709 10
Northeast Independent .640 .641 .285 56 17 7 .744 9
Southern .636 .609 .593 119 71 12 .619 22
PCC .591 .577 .429 51 28 4 .639 9
SWC .571 .584 .333 36 19 9 .633 7
Western .555 .549 .430 46 28 6 .613 10
MVIAA .533 .497 .529 37 32 11 .531 10
South/West Independent .523 .487 .448 75 63 6 .542 15
Rocky Mountain .485 .418 .375 55 45 2 .549 12

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