2000 NCAA Division IA Football Power Ratings

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Final power ratings for the 2000 season are listed below. Home field advantage for this year was .581 and the root for determining point spreads was 1.765.

The average home field advantage for this year is 4.76 points.

KEY: PR=Final power rating, PS=Pre-season power rating, SOS=strength of schedule.


Rank Team Name PR PS SOS PF PA Wins Losses Pct Conference
1 Oklahoma .934 .554 .702 37.00 14.92 13 0 1.000 Big 12
2 Miami (Florida) .904 .701 .701 42.17 15.83 11 1 .917 Big East
3 Florida State .881 .905 .699 39.31 10.46 11 2 .846 ACC
4 Washington .860 .659 .786 32.25 22.50 11 1 .917 Pac 10
5 Oregon State .858 .515 .630 33.33 17.67 11 1 .917 Pac 10
6 Virginia Tech .849 .777 .631 40.33 22.42 11 1 .917 Big East
7 Nebraska .839 .864 .650 43.50 19.17 10 2 .833 Big 12
8 Kansas State .817 .815 .693 39.21 18.64 11 3 .786 Big 12
9 Florida .805 .811 .757 36.00 21.00 10 3 .769 SEC
10 Oregon .801 .691 .694 29.25 20.75 10 2 .833 Pac 10
11 Michigan .747 .822 .561 33.67 19.08 9 3 .750 Big Ten
12 Texas Christian .745 .523 .288 35.92 11.17 10 2 .833 WAC
13 Notre Dame .740 .649 .671 29.42 22.25 9 3 .750 Independent
14 Texas .731 .672 .482 37.92 19.33 9 3 .750 Big 12
15 Toledo .723 .503 .181 36.36 11.36 10 1 .909 MAC
16 Georgia Tech .718 .682 .507 32.17 19.75 9 3 .750 ACC
17 Colorado State .714 .665 .391 30.25 18.75 10 2 .833 MWC
18 Wisconsin .709 .767 .694 25.23 20.38 9 4 .692 Big Ten
19 Ohio State .707 .741 .633 27.58 18.50 8 4 .667 Big Ten
20 Texas A&M .705 .714 .708 29.00 19.92 7 5 .583 Big 12
21 Clemson .704 .581 .488 34.67 21.08 9 3 .750 ACC
22 Western Michigan .704 .493 .379 29.92 11.58 9 3 .750 MAC
23 Mississippi State .698 .685 .654 32.50 25.50 8 4 .667 SEC
24 Southern Mississippi .697 .687 .590 26.17 16.92 8 4 .667 CUSA
25 Purdue .694 .676 .603 31.75 22.17 8 4 .667 Big Ten
26 South Carolina .694 .347 .570 23.58 15.08 8 4 .667 SEC
27 Georgia .683 .683 .552 27.58 17.67 8 4 .667 SEC
28 Tennessee .682 .840 .578 31.67 20.58 8 4 .667 SEC
29 Iowa State .678 .408 .577 28.58 26.83 9 3 .750 Big 12
30 Auburn .676 .589 .617 24.31 20.46 9 4 .692 SEC
31 Boise State .676 .477 .205 44.33 22.83 10 2 .833 Big West
32 Louisville .674 .521 .420 33.75 22.33 9 3 .750 CUSA
33 Louisiana State .668 .546 .577 26.67 19.58 8 4 .667 SEC
34 Northwestern .659 .434 .621 36.75 33.33 8 4 .667 Big Ten
35 East Carolina .656 .588 .493 30.83 21.33 8 4 .667 CUSA
36 Air Force .635 .634 .326 35.08 25.33 9 3 .750 MWC
37 Texas-El Paso .631 .384 .518 31.50 28.00 8 4 .667 WAC
38 UCLA .629 .623 .781 29.42 30.67 6 6 .500 Pac 10
39 West Virginia .617 .551 .664 29.67 30.25 7 5 .583 Big East
40 Pittsburgh .613 .426 .509 24.67 20.58 7 5 .583 Big East
41 Boston College .607 .523 .520 31.50 23.08 7 5 .583 Big East
42 Arizona .605 .640 .713 23.09 21.55 5 6 .455 Pac 10
43 Syracuse .599 .646 .605 26.73 19.27 6 5 .545 Big East
44 Texas Tech .597 .547 .546 25.38 21.38 7 6 .538 Big 12
45 Arizona State .595 .587 .678 26.08 25.25 6 6 .500 Pac 10
46 North Carolina State .595 .564 .411 31.58 28.17 8 4 .667 ACC
47 Nevada-Las Vegas .588 .277 .415 28.46 21.15 8 5 .615 MWC
48 Fresno State .587 .526 .488 26.42 20.92 7 5 .583 WAC
49 Stanford .578 .583 .769 23.73 26.73 5 6 .455 Pac 10
50 Alabama-Birmingham .572 .428 .389 21.64 17.45 7 4 .636 CUSA
51 Mississippi .570 .630 .500 29.33 27.42 7 5 .583 SEC
52 Marshall .566 .694 .411 28.23 22.85 8 5 .615 MAC
53 Central Florida .560 .476 .322 30.27 20.09 7 4 .636 Independent
54 Cincinnati .556 .420 .467 24.08 23.75 7 5 .583 CUSA
55 San Jose State .556 .350 .468 31.17 29.75 7 5 .583 WAC
56 Arkansas .555 .664 .594 23.17 24.08 6 6 .500 SEC
57 Southern California .548 .638 .690 25.75 28.08 5 7 .417 Pac 10
58 Ohio .542 .422 .259 31.18 18.91 7 4 .636 MAC
59 Minnesota .541 .585 .466 31.25 26.50 6 6 .500 Big Ten
60 Northern Illinois .536 .279 .404 37.18 25.45 6 5 .545 MAC
61 Colorado .529 .660 .803 22.91 25.82 3 8 .273 Big 12
62 Brigham Young .529 .637 .573 23.33 25.83 6 6 .500 MWC
63 North Carolina .524 .543 .498 24.45 25.82 6 5 .545 ACC
64 Michigan State .522 .730 .670 17.91 21.18 5 6 .455 Big Ten
65 Virginia .515 .662 .554 20.17 24.33 6 6 .500 ACC
66 Washington State .498 .464 .731 25.55 32.18 4 7 .364 Pac 10
67 California .492 .482 .748 22.36 26.82 3 8 .273 Pac 10
68 Illinois .491 .518 .501 26.73 26.00 5 6 .455 Big Ten
69 Kansas .484 .469 .667 23.73 32.64 4 7 .364 Big 12
70 New Mexico .483 .410 .529 19.08 20.75 5 7 .417 MWC
71 Penn State .477 .786 .608 22.00 24.42 5 7 .417 Big Ten
72 Maryland .471 .447 .517 22.45 25.82 5 6 .455 ACC
73 Middle Tennessee State .464 .245 .306 31.82 28.73 6 5 .545 Independent
74 Alabama .459 .730 .702 20.73 22.36 3 8 .273 SEC
75 Akron .458 .385 .230 30.27 26.82 6 5 .545 MAC
76 South Florida .457 .228 .106 25.27 18.27 7 4 .636 Independent
77 Tulane .457 .485 .298 29.91 31.45 6 5 .545 CUSA
78 Idaho .451 .480 .453 29.18 34.27 5 6 .455 Big West
79 Miami (Ohio) .445 .578 .276 24.73 26.00 6 5 .545 MAC
80 Utah .427 .628 .433 21.27 18.82 4 7 .364 MWC
81 Iowa .424 .423 .776 16.92 27.50 3 9 .250 Big Ten
82 Temple .405 .300 .482 20.36 24.45 4 7 .364 Big East
83 Missouri .400 .536 .580 23.18 31.64 3 8 .273 Big 12
84 Indiana .398 .446 .590 30.64 38.82 3 8 .273 Big Ten
85 Oklahoma State .394 .521 .609 18.36 27.55 3 8 .273 Big 12
86 Tulsa .392 .317 .346 20.00 23.58 5 7 .417 WAC
87 Ball State .392 .224 .408 19.27 31.73 5 6 .455 MAC
88 Utah State .392 .384 .306 26.55 32.36 5 6 .455 Big West
89 Memphis .378 .442 .385 16.00 18.09 4 7 .364 CUSA
90 Kentucky .375 .565 .677 23.09 34.82 2 9 .182 SEC
91 Rice .370 .499 .509 21.55 29.27 3 8 .273 WAC
92 San Diego State .364 .535 .586 15.45 24.82 3 8 .273 MWC
93 Louisiana Tech .362 .581 .408 26.42 33.00 3 9 .250 Independent
94 Vanderbilt .354 .433 .501 17.55 24.82 3 8 .273 SEC
95 Houston .338 .473 .547 19.18 33.64 3 8 .273 CUSA
96 Rutgers .334 .283 .551 21.18 36.27 3 8 .273 Big East
97 New Mexico State .326 .375 .390 26.82 32.45 3 8 .273 Big West
98 Hawaii .307 .386 .367 24.50 33.25 3 9 .250 WAC
99 Wild Card U .303 .228 .506 14.80 35.50 15 41 .268  
100 Southern Methodist .284 .411 .419 15.08 29.33 3 9 .250 WAC
101 Baylor .278 .312 .651 12.64 36.09 2 9 .182 Big 12
102 Eastern Michigan .274 .335 .370 19.00 31.82 3 8 .273 MAC
103 North Texas .259 .262 .310 14.73 27.27 3 8 .273 Big West
104 Nevada .253 .411 .537 17.25 38.67 2 10 .167 WAC
105 Connecticut .248 .228 .237 20.00 33.45 3 8 .273 Independent
106 Bowling Green State .244 .410 .366 15.82 26.27 2 9 .182 MAC
107 Arkansas State .240 .306 .494 22.45 37.27 1 10 .091 Big West
108 Wake Forest .239 .499 .436 16.45 32.91 2 9 .182 ACC
109 Army .230 .373 .440 20.36 33.82 1 10 .091 CUSA
110 Central Michigan .225 .323 .439 12.45 34.18 2 9 .182 MAC
111 Navy .210 .431 .495 16.55 35.55 1 10 .091 Independent
112 Wyoming .208 .595 .497 14.73 35.73 1 10 .091 MWC
113 Duke .192 .405 .617 14.09 39.09 0 11 .000 ACC
114 Buffalo .181 .156 .283 16.09 41.09 2 9 .182 MAC
115 Kent .149 .204 .357 11.64 32.64 1 10 .091 MAC
116 Louisiana-Lafayette .137 .248 .250 15.55 32.27 1 10 .091 Independent
117 Louisiana-Monroe .112 .376 .300 8.73 37.73 1 10 .091 Independent

Conference PR PS SOS Wins Losses Pct. Teams
Pac 10 .647 .588 .722 66 50 .569 10
Big East .616 .526 .583 56 37 .602 8
Big 12 .616 .589 .639 81 62 .566 12
SEC .601 .627 .607 80 63 .559 12
Big Ten .579 .630 .611 69 61 .531 11
ACC .538 .588 .525 56 49 .533 9
CUSA .506 .491 .448 53 50 .515 9
MWC .494 .548 .469 46 48 .489 8
WAC .458 .423 .438 48 59 .449 9
MAC .418 .385 .336 67 79 .459 13
Big West .391 .381 .360 27 40 .403 6
Independent .366 .384 .344 38 63 .376 9

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