1892 NCAA Division IA Football Power Ratings

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Final power ratings for the 1892 season are listed below. Home field advantage for this year was .515 and the root for determining point spreads was 0.682.

The average home field advantage for this year is 1.33 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 .881 .880 .262 33.46 0.00 13 0 0 1.000 Independent
2 Harvard .750 .800 .255 33.18 3.82 10 1 0 .909 Independent
3 Pennsylvania .724 .646 .147 25.31 3.25 15 1 0 .938 Independent
4 Princeton .720 .841 .206 30.93 1.29 12 2 0 .857 Independent
5 Cornell .714 .569 .126 39.45 4.91 10 1 0 .909 Independent
6 Purdue .668 .177 .144 39.75 2.75 8 0 0 1.000 Independent
7 Tufts .578 .177 .089 17.20 8.90 8 2 0 .800 Independent
8 Amherst .535 .447 .177 22.71 10.07 9 5 0 .643 Independent
9 Illinois .512 .177 .215 20.00 7.17 7 4 1 .625 Independent
10 Northwestern .489 .177 .216 12.60 9.00 5 3 2 .600 Independent
11 Chicago .485 .177 .186 11.69 11.08 8 4 1 .654 Independent
12 Michigan .452 .177 .088 24.83 14.17 7 5 0 .583 Independent
13 Minnesota .440 .177 .184 24.00 11.20 5 0 0 1.000 Independent
14 Navy .428 .273 .187 20.86 9.14 5 2 0 .714 Independent
15 Dartmouth .418 .415 .301 12.75 18.25 5 3 0 .625 Independent
16 M.I.T. .396 .211 .351 10.29 16.29 4 3 0 .571 Independent
17 Wisconsin .387 .177 .252 14.57 13.71 4 3 0 .571 Independent
18 Lafayette .355 .355 .137 10.50 11.58 5 7 0 .417 Independent
19 Brown .325 .224 .118 6.00 8.60 4 5 1 .450 Independent
20 Williams .317 .581 .216 9.27 23.73 4 7 0 .364 Independent
21 Army .313 .247 .050 18.00 3.60 3 1 1 .700 Independent
22 Springfield .309 .249 .099 12.29 14.29 4 3 0 .571 Independent
23 Massachusetts .307 .182 .101 16.17 16.83 4 6 2 .417 Independent
24 Rutgers .296 .401 .192 12.00 17.78 3 5 1 .389 Independent
25 Lehigh .264 .566 .176 10.11 18.22 3 6 0 .333 Independent
26 Trinity (Connecticut) .255 .406 .251 4.29 11.86 2 4 1 .357 Independent
27 Wesleyan .249 .326 .515 3.33 24.44 1 7 1 .167 Independent
28 Wild Card U .193 .177 .524 4.40 27.54 10 88 3 .114  

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