1995 NCAA Division IA Football Power Ratings

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Final power ratings for the 1995 season are listed below. Home field advantage for this year was .545 and the root for determining point spreads was 1.453.

The average home field advantage for this year is 3.12 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 Nebraska .941 .876 .666 53.17 14.50 12 0 0 1.000 Big 8
2 Florida .883 .831 .720 42.92 20.23 12 1 0 .923 SEC
3 Ohio State .866 .768 .814 36.54 16.92 11 2 0 .846 Big Ten
4 Northwestern .858 .432 .853 25.92 15.08 10 2 0 .833 Big Ten
5 Tennessee .857 .758 .661 35.92 19.00 11 1 0 .917 SEC
6 Colorado .835 .802 .728 37.00 20.00 10 2 0 .833 Big 8
7 Kansas State .816 .659 .557 38.00 13.83 10 2 0 .833 Big 8
8 Notre Dame .803 .774 .809 32.67 20.58 9 3 0 .750 Independent
9 Florida State .795 .893 .537 46.92 20.50 10 2 0 .833 ACC
10 Toledo .785 .429 .432 34.25 22.00 11 0 1 .958 MAC
11 Penn State .781 .851 .776 33.25 21.58 9 3 0 .750 Big Ten
12 Virginia Tech .777 .646 .527 29.08 13.75 10 2 0 .833 Big East
13 Michigan .775 .793 .826 26.00 17.15 9 4 0 .692 Big Ten
14 Kansas .764 .564 .632 28.75 21.75 10 2 0 .833 Big 8
15 Southern California .754 .734 .578 29.58 17.67 9 2 1 .792 Pac 10
16 Texas .754 .613 .589 30.00 19.62 10 2 1 .808 SWC
17 Texas A&M .736 .805 .559 27.25 14.00 9 3 0 .750 SWC
18 Syracuse .724 .625 .547 31.25 17.75 9 3 0 .750 Big East
19 Miami (Ohio) .722 .392 .484 29.64 15.00 8 2 1 .773 MAC
20 Iowa .710 .566 .651 30.67 21.58 8 4 0 .667 Big Ten
21 Virginia .704 .695 .622 29.08 20.77 9 4 0 .692 ACC
22 Texas Tech .703 .568 .510 32.08 20.58 9 3 0 .750 SWC
23 Oregon .699 .652 .603 27.17 22.67 9 3 0 .750 Pac 10
24 Washington .696 .723 .765 26.00 23.33 7 4 1 .625 Pac 10
25 East Carolina .690 .494 .593 22.83 18.83 9 3 0 .750 Independent
26 Auburn .682 .736 .585 36.50 23.58 8 4 0 .667 SEC
27 Louisiana State .675 .506 .615 27.00 15.50 7 4 1 .625 SEC
28 Alabama .673 .816 .508 23.64 17.09 8 3 0 .727 SEC
29 Miami (Florida) .667 .850 .520 26.73 18.27 8 3 0 .727 Big East
30 Cincinnati .663 .369 .715 22.91 17.91 6 5 0 .545 Independent
31 UCLA .661 .627 .720 28.17 25.00 7 5 0 .583 Pac 10
32 Stanford .647 .551 .625 28.67 25.58 7 4 1 .625 Pac 10
33 Colorado State .645 .614 .509 28.25 21.17 8 4 0 .667 WAC
34 Illinois .643 .659 .821 17.55 18.00 5 5 1 .500 Big Ten
35 Clemson .634 .572 .486 25.25 18.25 8 4 0 .667 ACC
36 Michigan State .631 .591 .811 23.92 28.17 6 5 1 .542 Big Ten
37 Air Force .622 .567 .607 30.85 27.54 8 5 0 .615 WAC
38 Baylor .619 .561 .467 24.82 15.09 7 4 0 .636 SWC
39 Nevada .611 .504 .258 43.42 31.25 9 3 0 .750 Big West
40 Arkansas .609 .486 .607 21.85 21.77 8 5 0 .615 SEC
41 Wisconsin .608 .661 .829 21.36 23.00 4 5 2 .455 Big Ten
42 Utah .602 .666 .485 26.91 20.91 7 4 0 .636 WAC
43 San Diego State .600 .520 .384 33.42 23.58 8 4 0 .667 WAC
44 Arizona State .596 .540 .640 28.00 30.00 6 5 0 .545 Pac 10
45 North Carolina .594 .661 .526 23.67 18.33 7 5 0 .583 ACC
46 Georgia .594 .626 .694 21.67 23.42 6 6 0 .500 SEC
47 Brigham Young .593 .673 .512 27.91 24.36 7 4 0 .636 WAC
48 Purdue .580 .483 .822 25.64 24.45 4 6 1 .409 Big Ten
49 Ball State .562 .448 .374 18.55 17.00 7 4 0 .636 MAC
50 Arizona .554 .717 .547 18.82 18.09 6 5 0 .545 Pac 10
51 Louisville .551 .560 .283 25.73 15.00 7 4 0 .636 Independent
52 Southern Mississippi .546 .511 .487 25.82 21.91 6 5 0 .545 Independent
53 Wyoming .535 .556 .455 29.27 24.00 6 5 0 .545 WAC
54 Oklahoma .534 .642 .637 21.18 25.00 5 5 1 .500 Big 8
55 Mississippi .531 .539 .499 19.00 18.91 6 5 0 .545 SEC
56 Western Michigan .527 .475 .281 23.00 17.27 7 4 0 .636 MAC
57 Georgia Tech .518 .421 .452 23.64 22.09 6 5 0 .545 ACC
58 Texas Christian .516 .480 .473 19.73 22.36 6 5 0 .545 SWC
59 Army .507 .360 .345 29.55 19.18 5 5 1 .500 Independent
60 Eastern Michigan .503 .316 .354 33.00 30.45 6 5 0 .545 MAC
61 Minnesota .501 .438 .842 24.73 33.45 3 8 0 .273 Big Ten
62 Kentucky .498 .371 .678 20.27 24.45 4 7 0 .364 SEC
63 Oklahoma State .496 .383 .716 20.83 28.75 4 8 0 .333 Big 8
64 West Virginia .493 .634 .484 23.00 19.09 5 6 0 .455 Big East
65 Maryland .493 .442 .455 19.09 22.82 6 5 0 .545 ACC
66 Boston College .492 .685 .746 17.25 26.83 4 8 0 .333 Big East
67 South Carolina .482 .543 .551 36.45 35.73 4 6 1 .409 SEC
68 Washington State .470 .671 .606 21.45 24.91 3 8 0 .273 Pac 10
69 Louisiana-Lafayette .456 .417 .225 31.91 25.00 6 5 0 .545 Big West
70 Fresno State .428 .577 .389 30.92 32.25 5 7 0 .417 WAC
71 Navy .418 .305 .263 20.27 17.18 5 6 0 .455 Independent
72 Mississippi State .410 .602 .592 23.73 32.45 3 8 0 .273 SEC
73 Rutgers .406 .512 .479 27.64 37.45 4 7 0 .364 Big East
74 California .404 .559 .549 22.09 26.00 3 8 0 .273 Pac 10
75 Bowling Green State .403 .600 .310 20.55 20.73 5 6 0 .455 MAC
76 Iowa State .400 .345 .624 24.00 37.18 3 8 0 .273 Big 8
77 Tulsa .399 .374 .478 21.18 27.27 4 7 0 .364 Independent
78 Indiana .398 .595 .819 14.45 29.64 2 9 0 .182 Big Ten
79 Arkansas State .394 .188 .109 24.09 24.55 6 5 0 .545 Big West
80 Central Michigan .393 .510 .377 23.18 25.09 4 7 0 .364 MAC
81 New Mexico .393 .471 .399 23.27 27.55 4 7 0 .364 WAC
82 Louisiana Tech .389 .297 .260 29.09 33.73 5 6 0 .455 Big West
83 Houston .377 .292 .710 17.09 32.73 2 9 0 .182 SWC
84 Duke .375 .540 .499 25.64 35.09 3 8 0 .273 ACC
85 Missouri .369 .406 .610 16.91 28.27 3 8 0 .273 Big 8
86 North Carolina State .367 .654 .517 23.64 32.18 3 8 0 .273 ACC
87 Pittsburgh .367 .423 .653 19.73 29.91 2 9 0 .182 Big East
88 Memphis .359 .505 .536 13.64 21.82 3 8 0 .273 Independent
89 Vanderbilt .354 .441 .711 11.09 25.55 2 9 0 .182 SEC
90 Utah State .347 .393 .228 26.64 26.09 4 7 0 .364 Big West
91 Hawaii .346 .481 .404 23.75 33.42 4 8 0 .333 WAC
92 New Mexico State .340 .314 .258 31.73 35.36 4 7 0 .364 Big West
93 Rice .340 .459 .471 19.55 25.82 2 8 1 .227 SWC
94 Temple .321 .299 .705 17.00 32.55 1 10 0 .091 Big East
95 Northern Illinois .319 .349 .461 20.00 38.18 3 8 0 .273 Big West
96 Pacific .312 .386 .438 21.82 39.91 3 8 0 .273 Big West
97 San Jose State .301 .370 .345 24.64 34.36 3 8 0 .273 Big West
98 Ohio .274 .150 .390 14.64 29.09 2 8 1 .227 MAC
99 Texas-El Paso .257 .327 .422 21.92 40.50 2 10 0 .167 WAC
100 Southern Methodist .257 .327 .597 12.00 32.00 1 10 0 .091 SWC
101 Oregon State .254 .464 .485 12.36 21.55 1 10 0 .091 Pac 10
102 Akron .244 .240 .482 12.82 38.91 2 9 0 .182 MAC
103 Louisiana-Monroe .242 .297 .345 21.18 37.55 2 9 0 .182 Independent
104 Tulane .240 .269 .327 17.00 27.55 2 9 0 .182 Independent
105 North Texas .238 .268 .391 18.18 38.55 2 9 0 .182 Independent
106 Wild Card U .233 .268 .395 16.49 35.67 7 36 0 .163  
107 Wake Forest .228 .351 .432 17.27 32.73 1 10 0 .091 ACC
108 Nevada-Las Vegas .166 .398 .176 20.18 47.27 2 9 0 .182 Big West
109 Kent .163 .161 .304 11.64 35.45 1 9 1 .136 MAC

Conference PR PS SOS Wins Losses Ties Pct Teams
Big Ten .668 .621 .806 71 53 5 .570 11
Big 8 .644 .584 .646 57 35 1 .618 8
SEC .604 .605 .619 79 59 2 .571 12
Pac 10 .574 .624 .612 58 54 3 .517 10
SWC .538 .513 .547 46 44 2 .511 8
Big East .531 .584 .583 43 48 0 .473 8
ACC .523 .581 .503 53 51 0 .510 9
WAC .502 .545 .456 59 58 0 .504 10
Independent .471 .424 .465 60 73 1 .451 12
MAC .458 .372 .379 53 54 4 .495 10
Big West .364 .362 .276 45 66 0 .405 10

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