1993 NCAA Division IA Football Power Ratings

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Final power ratings for the 1993 season are listed below. Home field advantage for this year was .562 and the root for determining point spreads was 1.631.

The average home field advantage for this year is 3.70 points.

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 Florida State .933 .876 .766 41.23 9.92 12 1 0 .923 ACC
2 Notre Dame .881 .844 .708 35.58 17.92 11 1 0 .917 Independent
3 Nebraska .867 .772 .637 36.42 16.17 11 1 0 .917 Big 8
4 Florida .852 .771 .725 39.46 18.77 11 2 0 .846 SEC
5 Ohio State .838 .698 .706 29.25 16.08 10 1 1 .875 Big Ten
6 Wisconsin .828 .429 .644 29.50 16.25 10 1 1 .875 Big Ten
7 West Virginia .822 .581 .563 34.00 17.67 11 1 0 .917 Big East
8 Penn State .816 .736 .706 32.33 17.92 10 2 0 .833 Big Ten
9 Texas A&M .814 .784 .530 35.42 11.92 10 2 0 .833 SWC
10 Arizona .812 .648 .646 24.50 13.42 10 2 0 .833 Pac 10
11 Auburn .808 .594 .428 32.09 17.45 11 0 0 1.000 SEC
12 Miami (Florida) .797 .896 .696 27.58 13.92 9 3 0 .750 Big East
13 Tennessee .797 .767 .558 40.33 14.58 9 2 1 .792 SEC
14 UCLA .775 .637 .857 30.67 19.17 8 4 0 .667 Pac 10
15 Michigan .773 .833 .708 28.50 13.33 8 4 0 .667 Big Ten
16 Oklahoma .762 .640 .639 29.83 15.50 9 3 0 .750 Big 8
17 Boston College .750 .580 .600 34.00 20.00 9 3 0 .750 Big East
18 Colorado .749 .749 .696 30.67 20.83 8 3 1 .708 Big 8
19 Louisville .732 .487 .596 29.17 20.25 9 3 0 .750 Independent
20 Southern California .730 .675 .830 26.77 19.38 8 5 0 .615 Pac 10
21 Virginia Tech .728 .494 .563 37.08 22.50 9 3 0 .750 Big East
22 Alabama .722 .862 .521 26.15 12.92 9 3 1 .731 SEC
23 North Carolina .719 .609 .495 33.15 19.46 10 3 0 .769 ACC
24 Kansas State .718 .437 .469 28.33 18.92 9 2 1 .792 Big 8
25 California .699 .616 .653 31.62 23.31 9 4 0 .692 Pac 10
26 Indiana .688 .536 .588 21.58 16.42 8 4 0 .667 Big Ten
27 Washington .679 .837 .637 26.18 18.00 7 4 0 .636 Pac 10
28 Arizona State .644 .602 .708 25.64 22.55 6 5 0 .545 Pac 10
29 Virginia .635 .664 .552 26.42 18.08 7 5 0 .583 ACC
30 Fresno State .628 .656 .451 38.92 29.17 8 4 0 .667 WAC
31 Michigan State .628 .523 .792 23.08 24.08 6 6 0 .500 Big Ten
32 Clemson .618 .668 .408 16.50 16.00 9 3 0 .750 ACC
33 Washington State .581 .619 .722 24.64 22.55 5 6 0 .455 Pac 10
34 Syracuse .578 .761 .588 25.55 26.18 6 4 1 .591 Big East
35 Illinois .577 .596 .731 18.55 19.09 5 6 0 .455 Big Ten
36 Cincinnati .575 .338 .241 27.45 17.91 8 3 0 .727 Independent
37 Wyoming .566 .507 .359 29.75 27.42 8 4 0 .667 WAC
38 Brigham Young .560 .692 .610 34.25 36.25 6 6 0 .500 WAC
39 Texas Tech .558 .509 .534 34.92 27.92 6 6 0 .500 SWC
40 Oregon .557 .577 .668 25.27 25.09 5 6 0 .455 Pac 10
41 Kansas .553 .551 .706 20.17 21.33 5 7 0 .417 Big 8
42 Memphis .551 .522 .435 24.36 19.55 6 5 0 .545 Independent
43 North Carolina State .548 .698 .532 23.17 27.25 7 5 0 .583 ACC
44 Texas .539 .582 .566 25.55 24.45 5 5 1 .500 SWC
45 Georgia .538 .727 .578 29.82 26.27 5 6 0 .455 SEC
46 Bowling Green State .538 .618 .243 24.36 15.73 6 3 2 .636 MAC
47 Louisiana-Lafayette .536 .290 .195 22.64 20.64 8 3 0 .727 Big West
48 Stanford .536 .737 .814 26.45 35.36 4 7 0 .364 Pac 10
49 Ball State .536 .438 .185 25.08 22.08 8 3 1 .708 MAC
50 Kentucky .536 .448 .514 18.33 17.42 6 6 0 .500 SEC
51 San Diego State .530 .567 .502 34.42 32.67 6 6 0 .500 WAC
52 Mississippi .529 .634 .471 22.00 12.91 5 6 0 .455 SEC
53 Utah .528 .523 .481 30.00 30.46 7 6 0 .538 WAC
54 Utah State .524 .433 .377 30.25 29.50 7 5 0 .583 Big West
55 Louisiana State .512 .467 .734 17.27 28.00 5 6 0 .455 SEC
56 Arkansas .507 .504 .577 15.00 18.91 5 5 1 .500 SEC
57 New Mexico .506 .329 .329 30.45 23.27 6 5 0 .545 WAC
58 Oregon State .505 .324 .754 20.36 26.73 4 7 0 .364 Pac 10
59 Iowa .496 .614 .578 17.83 24.42 6 6 0 .500 Big Ten
60 Nevada .484 .377 .118 38.09 28.64 7 4 0 .636 Big West
61 Rice .480 .443 .389 25.82 26.73 6 5 0 .545 SWC
62 Colorado State .479 .439 .546 20.91 24.36 5 6 0 .455 WAC
63 Mississippi State .479 .610 .527 21.91 22.27 3 6 2 .364 SEC
64 Western Michigan .479 .492 .057 21.45 17.00 7 3 1 .682 MAC
65 Rutgers .474 .504 .560 31.91 30.36 4 7 0 .364 Big East
66 Baylor .471 .601 .521 24.09 30.09 5 6 0 .455 SWC
67 Minnesota .470 .358 .656 23.00 32.18 4 7 0 .364 Big Ten
68 Georgia Tech .465 .619 .493 23.64 26.00 5 6 0 .455 ACC
69 Missouri .449 .390 .779 17.45 31.27 3 7 1 .318 Big 8
70 Hawaii .446 .624 .287 32.75 29.75 6 6 0 .500 WAC
71 South Carolina .434 .539 .512 17.09 19.45 4 7 0 .364 SEC
72 Iowa State .433 .402 .672 22.82 29.45 3 8 0 .273 Big 8
73 Tulsa .414 .464 .386 23.82 24.82 4 6 1 .409 Independent
74 Northwestern .409 .357 .808 16.82 30.45 2 9 0 .182 Big Ten
75 Vanderbilt .407 .451 .630 12.45 26.36 4 7 0 .364 SEC
76 Army .407 .370 .114 26.27 22.09 6 5 0 .545 Independent
77 Pittsburgh .406 .461 .784 15.27 33.73 3 8 0 .273 Big East
78 Oklahoma State .397 .385 .598 15.82 21.45 3 8 0 .273 Big 8
79 Maryland .393 .459 .791 22.09 43.55 2 9 0 .182 ACC
80 Duke .390 .443 .636 19.45 31.73 3 8 0 .273 ACC
81 Central Michigan .385 .510 .163 25.00 22.18 5 6 0 .455 MAC
82 Purdue .382 .428 .811 20.09 29.64 1 10 0 .091 Big Ten
83 New Mexico State .371 .299 .311 21.00 31.82 5 6 0 .455 Big West
84 Texas Christian .367 .399 .450 18.27 28.45 4 7 0 .364 SWC
85 Air Force .363 .573 .326 24.67 24.25 4 8 0 .333 WAC
86 Southern Methodist .362 .324 .479 18.73 25.18 2 7 2 .273 SWC
87 Navy .354 .245 .374 18.45 27.91 4 7 0 .364 Independent
88 Southern Mississippi .341 .581 .492 19.45 28.27 2 8 1 .227 Independent
89 San Jose State .333 .556 .482 25.64 30.64 2 9 0 .182 Big West
90 Toledo .328 .549 .218 22.91 24.55 4 7 0 .364 MAC
91 Akron .325 .435 .109 17.45 20.18 5 6 0 .455 MAC
92 Northern Illinois .322 .386 .292 20.64 30.36 4 7 0 .364 Big West
93 Pacific .320 .340 .357 16.73 23.64 3 8 0 .273 Big West
94 Miami (Ohio) .306 .459 .224 16.91 22.55 4 7 0 .364 MAC
95 Wake Forest .302 .502 .482 18.09 28.91 2 9 0 .182 ACC
96 Tulane .298 .308 .485 12.83 29.58 3 9 0 .250 Independent
97 Nevada-Las Vegas .293 .354 .286 23.55 31.55 3 8 0 .273 Big West
98 Ohio .288 .194 .289 12.18 25.64 4 7 0 .364 MAC
99 Eastern Michigan .280 .252 .141 14.82 20.00 4 7 0 .364 MAC
100 Houston .267 .526 .565 15.55 35.64 1 9 1 .136 SWC
101 East Carolina .246 .543 .426 15.91 29.91 2 9 0 .182 Independent
102 Texas-El Paso .246 .337 .551 18.33 37.42 1 11 0 .083 WAC
103 Wild Card U .238 .290 .463 15.19 34.40 7 40 0 .149  
104 Arkansas State .216 .200 .279 11.09 24.91 2 8 1 .227 Big West
105 Louisiana Tech .204 .528 .321 13.00 30.18 2 9 0 .182 Big West
106 Temple .201 .299 .625 10.45 47.91 1 10 0 .091 Big East
107 Kent .093 .206 .273 13.55 32.45 0 11 0 .000 MAC

Conference PR PS SOS Wins Losses Ties Pct Teams
Pac 10 .652 .627 .729 66 50 0 .569 10
Big Ten .628 .555 .703 70 56 2 .555 11
Big 8 .616 .541 .649 51 39 3 .565 8
Big East .595 .572 .622 52 39 1 .571 8
SEC .593 .615 .565 77 56 5 .576 12
ACC .556 .615 .573 57 49 0 .538 9
WAC .485 .525 .444 57 62 0 .479 10
SWC .482 .521 .504 39 47 4 .456 8
Independent .480 .470 .426 55 56 2 .496 10
Big West .360 .376 .302 43 67 1 .392 10
MAC .356 .415 .190 47 60 4 .441 10

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