1893 NCAA Division IA Football Power Ratings

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Final power ratings for the 1893 season are listed below. Home field advantage for this year was .537 and the root for determining point spreads was 0.808.

The average home field advantage for this year is 2.78 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 Princeton .889 .781 .379 24.55 1.27 11 0 0 1.000 Independent
2 Yale .843 .881 .412 30.00 1.09 10 1 0 .909 Independent
3 Harvard .812 .775 .321 32.15 1.15 12 1 0 .923 Independent
4 Pennsylvania .724 .685 .406 32.27 4.13 12 3 0 .800 Independent
5 Michigan .613 .314 .307 27.80 10.20 7 3 0 .700 Independent
6 Lehigh .573 .415 .131 17.40 8.40 7 3 0 .700 Independent
7 Minnesota .544 .309 .143 24.67 6.33 6 0 0 1.000 Independent
8 Brown .503 .275 .237 18.67 10.44 6 3 0 .667 Independent
9 Chicago .487 .331 .202 15.38 11.00 7 4 2 .615 Independent
10 Williams .480 .449 .108 16.83 16.50 7 3 2 .667 Independent
11 Purdue .480 .422 .183 41.75 18.00 5 2 1 .688 Independent
12 Dartmouth .456 .416 .476 12.00 12.86 4 3 0 .571 Independent
13 Lake Forest .432 .185 .305 14.25 14.25 3 2 3 .563 Independent
14 Wisconsin .420 .282 .338 18.67 18.33 4 2 0 .667 Independent
15 Army .383 .280 .331 9.33 12.11 4 5 0 .444 Independent
16 Illinois .380 .345 .147 19.50 13.25 3 2 3 .563 Independent
17 Amherst .380 .491 .140 11.57 15.71 7 6 1 .536 Independent
18 Cornell .337 .642 .369 9.40 17.20 3 6 1 .350 Independent
19 Northwestern .334 .333 .337 9.20 17.60 2 5 3 .350 Independent
20 Tufts .312 .377 .151 11.82 13.09 4 7 0 .364 Independent
21 Wesleyan .305 .287 .133 13.20 21.60 4 1 0 .800 Independent
22 M.I.T. .267 .303 .231 7.25 18.50 3 5 0 .375 Independent
23 Wild Card U .245 .185 .513 6.94 22.18 18 60 1 .234  
24 Lafayette .227 .355 .401 3.00 23.25 2 6 0 .250 Independent
25 Worcester Tech .172 .185 .050 7.67 24.33 2 3 1 .417 Independent
26 Trinity (Connecticut) .117 .330 .149 7.00 17.64 0 9 2 .091 Independent
27 Massachusetts .094 .244 .120 6.40 23.60 1 9 0 .100 Independent

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By James Howell
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