1883 NCAA Division IA Football Power Ratings

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Final power ratings for the 1883 season are listed below. Home field advantage for this year was .513 and the root for determining point spreads was 0.678.

The average home field advantage for this year is 1.38 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 Yale .849 .866 .163 60.63 0.25 8 0 0 1.000 Independent
2 Princeton .761 .749 .405 29.88 3.88 7 1 0 .875 Independent
3 Harvard .645 .650 .225 13.50 6.30 8 2 0 .800 Independent
4 Pennsylvania .542 .258 .135 22.56 7.44 6 2 1 .722 Independent
5 Stevens .402 .100 .391 7.67 14.00 3 5 1 .389 Independent
6 Wesleyan .381 .286 .485 9.88 28.13 3 5 0 .375 Independent
7 Lafayette .328 .094 .359 18.33 21.00 2 4 0 .333 Independent
8 Michigan .241 .114 .050 12.60 18.20 2 3 0 .400 Independent
9 Rutgers .238 .418 .604 7.71 37.14 1 6 0 .143 Independent
10 Columbia .120 .262 .134 3.25 36.75 1 3 0 .250 Independent
11 Wild Card U .093 .114 .337 2.10 33.30 0 10 0 .000  

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