2010 NCAA Division IA Football Power Ratings

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Final power ratings for the 2010 season are listed below. Home field advantage was  .532 and the root for determining point spreads was 1.410.

The average home field advantage equates to 2.46 points.

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


Rank Team PR PS SOS PF PA Wins Losses Pct Conference
1 Auburn .901 .680 .771 41.21 24.07 14 0 1.000 SEC
2 Texas Christian .887 .802 .493 41.62 12.00 13 0 1.000 MWC
3 Stanford .870 .580 .657 40.31 17.38 12 1 .923 Pac 10
4 Oregon .866 .758 .629 47.00 18.69 12 1 .923 Pac 10
5 Boise State .863 .818 .534 45.08 12.77 12 1 .923 WAC
6 Ohio State .847 .822 .558 38.77 14.31 12 1 .923 Big Ten
7 Oklahoma .838 .785 .780 37.21 21.79 12 2 .857 Big 12
8 Alabama .829 .854 .714 35.69 13.54 10 3 .769 SEC
9 Louisiana State .823 .771 .718 29.69 18.23 11 2 .846 SEC
10 Oklahoma State .797 .677 .632 44.23 26.38 11 2 .846 Big 12
11 Arkansas .796 .668 .732 36.46 23.38 10 3 .769 SEC
12 Wisconsin .792 .686 .555 41.46 20.54 11 2 .846 Big Ten
13 Nevada .785 .561 .425 41.00 21.43 13 1 .929 WAC
14 Missouri .782 .672 .664 29.85 16.08 10 3 .769 Big 12
15 Virginia Tech .767 .806 .629 33.86 20.57 11 3 .786 ACC
16 Florida State .762 .665 .739 31.36 19.64 10 4 .714 ACC
17 Michigan State .750 .595 .575 29.46 22.31 11 2 .846 Big Ten
18 South Carolina .739 .641 .795 30.93 23.14 9 5 .643 SEC
19 Texas A&M .738 .543 .726 31.23 21.92 9 4 .692 Big 12
20 Nebraska .731 .721 .611 30.86 17.36 10 4 .714 Big 12
21 North Carolina State .721 .500 .658 31.85 21.31 9 4 .692 ACC
22 Utah .717 .738 .577 33.08 20.31 10 3 .769 MWC
23 Mississippi State .711 .539 .643 29.00 19.85 9 4 .692 SEC
24 Notre Dame .705 .575 .756 26.31 20.23 8 5 .615 Independent
25 West Virginia .703 .721 .560 25.15 13.54 9 4 .692 Big East
26 Iowa .693 .722 .624 28.92 17.00 8 5 .615 Big Ten
27 Southern California .682 .799 .722 31.00 26.69 8 5 .615 Pac 10
28 Air Force .678 .620 .534 30.85 21.08 9 4 .692 MWC
29 Florida .676 .896 .700 29.85 21.31 8 5 .615 SEC
30 Maryland .674 .468 .573 32.23 22.15 9 4 .692 ACC
31 Central Florida .672 .502 .323 32.07 17.14 11 3 .786 CUSA
32 San Diego State .670 .358 .452 35.00 22.08 9 4 .692 MWC
33 Hawaii .669 .507 .489 39.57 25.50 10 4 .714 WAC
34 Tulsa .662 .525 .396 41.38 30.31 10 3 .769 CUSA
35 Pittsburgh .654 .699 .607 26.31 19.00 8 5 .615 Big East
36 Miami (Florida) .650 .671 .706 26.31 20.69 7 6 .538 ACC
37 Northern Illinois .650 .463 .254 38.00 18.93 11 3 .786 MAC
38 Arizona .648 .636 .709 28.23 22.69 7 6 .538 Pac 10
39 North Carolina .636 .621 .630 25.31 23.23 8 5 .615 ACC
40 Navy .633 .628 .470 29.69 23.31 9 4 .692 Independent
41 Illinois .624 .464 .629 32.54 23.46 7 6 .538 Big Ten
42 Texas Tech .619 .723 .602 33.08 30.92 8 5 .615 Big 12
43 Washington .613 .463 .801 21.85 29.31 7 6 .538 Pac 10
44 Arizona State .611 .528 .643 32.25 25.00 6 6 .500 Pac 10
45 Clemson .608 .693 .669 24.00 18.77 6 7 .462 ACC
46 Oregon State .605 .694 .834 24.42 26.83 5 7 .417 Pac 10
47 Connecticut .598 .645 .506 26.38 22.00 8 5 .615 Big East
48 Georgia .598 .735 .632 32.08 22.08 6 7 .462 SEC
49 Michigan .591 .529 .674 32.77 35.23 7 6 .538 Big Ten
50 South Florida .590 .640 .495 24.08 20.00 8 5 .615 Big East
51 Brigham Young .587 .733 .605 26.15 21.62 7 6 .538 MWC
52 Penn State .585 .779 .638 24.54 23.69 7 6 .538 Big Ten
53 Baylor .583 .446 .601 31.15 30.46 7 6 .538 Big 12
54 Boston College .579 .669 .621 18.46 19.54 7 6 .538 ACC
55 Syracuse .577 .406 .448 22.15 19.31 8 5 .615 Big East
56 Kansas State .575 .501 .541 33.62 29.08 7 6 .538 Big 12
57 Fresno State .570 .579 .492 28.23 30.00 8 5 .615 WAC
58 Southern Mississippi .566 .539 .377 36.85 29.54 8 5 .615 CUSA
59 California .562 .657 .688 25.83 22.58 5 7 .417 Pac 10
60 Louisville .558 .504 .471 26.38 19.38 7 6 .538 Big East
61 Miami (Ohio) .558 .278 .301 21.57 23.21 10 4 .714 MAC
62 Tennessee .552 .678 .607 27.00 25.08 6 7 .462 SEC
63 Southern Methodist .539 .422 .544 25.71 25.64 7 7 .500 CUSA
64 Kentucky .536 .620 .529 31.23 28.38 6 7 .462 SEC
65 Northwestern .531 .574 .484 26.38 29.00 7 6 .538 Big Ten
66 Temple .529 .455 .262 25.00 19.08 8 4 .667 MAC
67 Toledo .527 .370 .352 27.92 28.54 8 5 .615 MAC
68 Troy .526 .587 .278 34.08 30.23 8 5 .615 Sun Belt
69 East Carolina .523 .597 .606 36.77 44.00 6 7 .462 CUSA
70 Texas .521 .867 .598 23.75 23.67 5 7 .417 Big 12
71 Georgia Tech .513 .718 .518 26.00 25.23 6 7 .462 ACC
72 Army .503 .313 .374 26.62 24.31 7 6 .538 Independent
73 Ohio .498 .480 .224 27.46 23.77 8 5 .615 MAC
74 Colorado .496 .457 .653 24.17 30.75 5 7 .417 Big 12
75 Iowa State .495 .458 .677 21.67 28.83 5 7 .417 Big 12
76 Florida International .494 .334 .345 28.77 27.31 7 6 .538 Sun Belt
77 Mississippi .485 .663 .610 30.58 35.17 4 8 .333 SEC
78 Idaho .484 .391 .465 26.62 28.31 6 7 .462 WAC
79 Cincinnati .478 .770 .636 27.08 28.00 4 8 .333 Big East
80 Louisiana Tech .472 .465 .524 26.75 30.67 5 7 .417 WAC
81 UCLA .457 .566 .716 20.17 30.33 4 8 .333 Pac 10
82 Houston .454 .615 .412 37.67 32.17 5 7 .417 CUSA
83 Western Michigan .449 .431 .264 32.33 23.83 6 6 .500 MAC
84 Indiana .432 .419 .468 27.17 34.00 5 7 .417 Big Ten
85 Utah State .426 .372 .578 22.00 33.75 4 8 .333 WAC
86 Texas-El Paso .422 .389 .280 26.00 27.46 6 7 .462 CUSA
87 Virginia .420 .491 .517 25.33 28.25 4 8 .333 ACC
88 Minnesota .419 .513 .668 23.17 33.00 3 9 .250 Big Ten
89 Purdue .419 .520 .583 19.67 28.75 4 8 .333 Big Ten
90 Marshall .412 .454 .445 20.83 28.75 5 7 .417 CUSA
91 Rutgers .411 .655 .505 20.83 26.50 4 8 .333 Big East
92 Washington State .397 .311 .742 19.58 35.83 2 10 .167 Pac 10
93 Arkansas State .390 .394 .353 30.00 30.75 4 8 .333 Sun Belt
94 Wake Forest .389 .583 .648 22.75 35.83 3 9 .250 ACC
95 Duke .387 .407 .599 25.25 35.42 3 9 .250 ACC
96 Kent .380 .336 .295 21.33 22.92 5 7 .417 MAC
97 Alabama-Birmingham .379 .389 .410 26.33 31.58 4 8 .333 CUSA
98 Louisiana-Monroe .376 .405 .399 20.83 32.42 5 7 .417 Sun Belt
99 Middle Tennessee State .372 .517 .158 26.46 28.08 6 7 .462 Sun Belt
100 Rice .361 .370 .416 28.67 38.50 4 8 .333 CUSA
101 Wyoming .358 .444 .572 19.17 30.33 3 9 .250 MWC
102 Central Michigan .346 .626 .397 24.42 26.00 3 9 .250 MAC
103 Tulane .343 .281 .387 24.92 37.17 4 8 .333 CUSA
104 Nevada-Las Vegas .343 .403 .741 18.38 39.69 2 11 .154 MWC
105 Colorado State .339 .410 .615 16.50 34.67 3 9 .250 MWC
106 Kansas .333 .578 .584 17.08 34.42 3 9 .250 Big 12
107 Vanderbilt .320 .451 .625 16.92 31.17 2 10 .167 SEC
108 Florida Atlantic .312 .426 .321 16.83 29.25 4 8 .333 Sun Belt
109 Louisiana-Lafayette .285 .395 .347 22.33 37.00 3 9 .250 Sun Belt
110 Ball State .278 .396 .179 22.00 30.42 4 8 .333 MAC
111 North Texas .275 .240 .270 23.92 29.67 3 9 .250 Sun Belt
112 San Jose State .270 .337 .635 16.08 34.69 1 12 .077 WAC
113 Bowling Green State .270 .498 .405 21.25 33.58 2 10 .167 MAC
114 New Mexico State .251 .273 .499 15.67 38.67 2 10 .167 WAC
115 Wild Card U .249 .227 .660 12.81 41.14 7 83 .078  
116 Western Kentucky .245 .226 .335 22.83 33.17 2 10 .167 Sun Belt
117 New Mexico .241 .362 .595 15.83 44.33 1 11 .083 MWC
118 Eastern Michigan .230 .217 .382 19.00 43.92 2 10 .167 MAC
119 Buffalo .211 .418 .308 14.17 27.83 2 10 .167 MAC
120 Memphis .209 .358 .509 14.42 39.83 1 11 .083 CUSA
121 Akron .162 .338 .328 15.58 35.08 1 11 .083 MAC

Conference PR PS SOS Wins Losses Pct Teams
SEC .664 .683 .673 95 61 .609 12
Pac 10 .631 .599 .714 68 57 .544 10
Big 12 .626 .619 .639 92 62 .597 12
Independent .614 .505 .533 24 15 .615 3
Big Ten .607 .602 .587 82 58 .586 11
ACC .592 .608 .626 83 72 .535 12
Big East .571 .630 .528 56 46 .549 8
MWC .536 .541 .576 57 57 .500 9
WAC .532 .478 .516 61 55 .526 9
CUSA .462 .453 .425 71 81 .467 12
MAC .391 .408 .304 70 92 .432 13
Sun Belt .364 .392 .312 42 69 .378 9

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