1900 NCAA Division IA Football Power Ratings

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Final power ratings for the 1900 season are listed below. Home field advantage for this year was .631 and the root for determining point spreads was 0.975.

The average home field advantage for this year is 5.83 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 .923 .766 .464 28.00 0.83 12 0 0 1.000 Northeast Independent
2 Pennsylvania .846 .767 .484 25.77 3.46 12 1 0 .923 Eastern Independent
3 Harvard .837 .848 .517 18.64 4.00 10 1 0 .909 Northeast Independent
4 Princeton .771 .857 .647 15.36 5.18 8 3 0 .727 Eastern Independent
5 Wisconsin .754 .712 .313 33.33 1.22 8 1 0 .889 Western
6 Lafayette .735 .648 .334 19.45 2.27 9 2 0 .818 Eastern Independent
7 Minnesota .730 .443 .102 24.92 1.92 10 0 2 .917 Western
8 Cornell .716 .685 .321 13.92 4.58 10 2 0 .833 Northeast Independent
9 Iowa .714 .484 .276 38.88 1.50 7 0 1 .938 Western
10 Columbia .697 .436 .670 11.27 7.00 7 3 1 .682 Northeast Independent
11 Syracuse .645 .281 .341 20.80 6.00 7 2 1 .750 Northeast Independent
12 Beloit .623 .427 .189 23.45 3.09 7 2 2 .727 Eastern Independent
13 Brown .622 .611 .368 13.18 6.09 7 3 1 .682 Northeast Independent
14 Nebraska .617 .216 .050 12.90 2.00 7 1 2 .800 Western Independent
15 Carlisle .602 .684 .435 18.82 8.36 6 4 1 .591 Eastern Independent
16 Michigan .602 .655 .204 11.70 5.50 7 2 1 .750 Western
17 Bowdoin .588 .296 .263 21.00 6.56 7 2 0 .778 Northeast Independent
18 Northwestern .581 .439 .290 8.55 3.91 6 2 3 .682 Western
19 Illinois .577 .355 .317 15.33 5.58 7 3 2 .667 Western
20 Chicago .553 .756 .507 13.92 10.38 7 5 1 .577 Western
21 Notre Dame .543 .373 .303 26.10 7.30 6 3 1 .650 Eastern Independent
22 Army .541 .434 .234 9.91 6.18 7 3 1 .682 Northeast Independent
23 Navy .521 .460 .308 11.78 5.67 6 3 0 .667 Eastern Independent
24 Dickinson .511 .469 .492 11.90 8.30 5 5 0 .500 Eastern Independent
25 Drake .497 .216 .223 14.33 5.00 6 3 0 .667 Western Independent
26 Wesleyan .492 .646 .497 10.67 9.89 5 4 0 .556 Northeast Independent
27 Williams .491 .444 .302 5.82 6.36 6 4 1 .591 Northeast Independent
28 Knox .465 .312 .199 13.50 9.20 6 4 0 .600 Eastern Independent
29 Indiana .450 .359 .174 13.75 3.63 4 2 2 .625 Western
30 Penn State .442 .437 .537 7.64 13.09 4 6 1 .409 Eastern Independent
31 Lehigh .438 .307 .461 7.18 15.64 5 6 0 .455 Eastern Independent
32 Holy Cross .420 .321 .262 5.50 7.20 5 4 1 .550 Northeast Independent
33 Amherst .417 .373 .503 9.08 8.75 4 7 1 .375 Northeast Independent
34 Purdue .394 .335 .243 21.50 9.88 4 4 0 .500 Western
35 Trinity (Connecticut) .383 .326 .270 7.00 10.63 4 3 1 .563 Northeast Independent
36 Tufts .380 .337 .461 8.20 9.50 3 6 1 .350 Northeast Independent
37 Massachusetts .376 .362 .175 10.70 8.00 5 5 0 .500 Northeast Independent
38 Dartmouth .374 .426 .514 4.75 8.50 2 4 2 .375 Northeast Independent
39 Bucknell .346 .427 .252 14.00 7.89 3 5 1 .389 Eastern Independent
40 Grinnell .317 .417 .573 3.89 21.67 3 6 0 .333 Western Independent
41 Iowa State .259 .352 .337 4.75 12.50 2 5 1 .313 Western Independent
42 Wild Card U .216 .216 .695 1.78 23.60 10 135 12 .102  

Conference PR PS SOS Wins Losses Ties Pct Teams
Western .595 .504 .269 60 19 12 .725 9
Eastern Independent .570 .514 .387 77 44 6 .630 12
Northeast Independent .556 .475 .385 101 53 11 .645 16
Western Independent .423 .300 .296 18 15 3 .542 4

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