2013 NCAA Division IA Football Power Ratings

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Final power ratings for the 2013 season are listed below. Home field advantage was  .570 and the root for determining point spreads was  1.966.

The average home field advantage equates to 4.09 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 Florida State .927 .758 .533 51.64 12.14 14 0 1.000 ACC
2 Auburn .858 .559 .792 39.50 24.71 12 2 .857 SEC
3 Stanford .853 .815 .867 32.29 19.00 11 3 .786 Pac 12
4 Missouri .850 .649 .729 39.14 23.07 12 2 .857 SEC
5 Michigan State .848 .683 .498 29.36 13.21 13 1 .929 Big Ten
6 Alabama .847 .906 .577 38.15 13.92 11 2 .846 SEC
7 Oregon .833 .856 .601 45.46 20.46 11 2 .846 Pac 12
8 South Carolina .831 .786 .688 34.08 20.31 11 2 .846 SEC
9 Baylor .803 .663 .519 52.38 23.54 11 2 .846 Big 12
10 Ohio State .800 .759 .534 45.50 22.64 12 2 .857 Big Ten
11 Clemson .798 .725 .577 40.15 22.15 11 2 .846 ACC
12 UCLA .798 .607 .721 36.92 23.15 10 3 .769 Pac 12
13 Arizona State .795 .613 .848 39.71 26.64 10 4 .714 Pac 12
14 Oklahoma .792 .805 .589 32.85 22.08 11 2 .846 Big 12
15 Louisville .784 .634 .256 35.15 12.15 12 1 .923 American
16 Oklahoma State .782 .768 .612 39.08 21.62 10 3 .769 Big 12
17 Central Florida .777 .600 .387 34.62 21.31 12 1 .923 American
18 Louisiana State .772 .830 .605 35.77 22.00 10 3 .769 SEC
19 Southern California .761 .715 .753 29.71 21.21 10 4 .714 Pac 12
20 Washington .759 .585 .686 37.92 22.85 9 4 .692 Pac 12
21 Wisconsin .734 .724 .518 34.85 16.31 9 4 .692 Big Ten
22 Texas A&M .729 .768 .673 44.23 32.23 9 4 .692 SEC
23 Georgia .727 .773 .795 36.69 29.00 8 5 .615 SEC
24 Notre Dame .723 .781 .685 27.23 22.38 9 4 .692 Independent
25 Arizona .693 .610 .674 33.46 24.23 8 5 .615 Pac 12
26 Duke .687 .432 .583 32.79 26.64 10 4 .714 ACC
27 Mississippi .687 .538 .717 30.00 23.69 8 5 .615 SEC
28 Fresno State .683 .561 .296 43.38 30.31 11 2 .846 MWC
29 Northern Illinois .682 .654 .234 39.64 25.07 12 2 .857 MAC
30 Virginia Tech .676 .678 .702 22.54 19.31 8 5 .615 ACC
31 Brigham Young .671 .683 .638 30.15 22.08 8 5 .615 Independent
32 Miami (Florida) .670 .592 .562 33.85 26.77 9 4 .692 ACC
33 Vanderbilt .666 .584 .517 30.08 24.62 9 4 .692 SEC
34 Utah State .661 .608 .472 31.79 17.07 9 5 .643 MWC
35 East Carolina .659 .503 .301 40.15 24.77 10 3 .769 CUSA
36 Mississippi State .654 .623 .749 27.69 23.00 7 6 .538 SEC
37 Iowa .654 .543 .571 26.31 18.92 8 5 .615 Big Ten
38 Texas .646 .710 .651 29.31 25.85 8 5 .615 Big 12
39 Bowling Green State .644 .489 .257 34.79 15.86 10 4 .714 MAC
40 Georgia Tech .642 .597 .623 35.08 22.85 7 6 .538 ACC
41 Nebraska .641 .729 .461 31.92 24.85 9 4 .692 Big Ten
42 Kansas State .636 .739 .473 33.23 22.92 8 5 .615 Big 12
43 Navy .633 .554 .415 33.54 24.38 9 4 .692 Independent
44 Texas Tech .630 .617 .549 35.77 30.54 8 5 .615 Big 12
45 Marshall .629 .446 .268 42.14 22.93 10 4 .714 CUSA
46 Houston .628 .531 .466 33.15 21.77 8 5 .615 American
47 North Carolina .628 .604 .640 32.69 24.46 7 6 .538 ACC
48 Oregon State .624 .641 .658 34.77 31.38 7 6 .538 Pac 12
49 North Texas .624 .364 .294 31.85 17.77 9 4 .692 CUSA
50 Pittsburgh .608 .580 .713 26.31 27.15 7 6 .538 ACC
51 Ball State .608 .507 .170 38.54 24.69 10 3 .769 MAC
52 Rice .608 .439 .365 29.64 24.43 10 4 .714 CUSA
53 Michigan .605 .696 .617 32.23 26.85 7 6 .538 Big Ten
54 Washington State .604 .377 .743 31.00 32.54 6 7 .462 Pac 12
55 Boise State .599 .783 .402 37.54 24.85 8 5 .615 MWC
56 Utah .598 .586 .801 29.17 28.00 5 7 .417 Pac 12
57 Minnesota .595 .447 .528 25.69 22.23 8 5 .615 Big Ten
58 Louisiana-Lafayette .583 .547 .298 33.77 26.46 9 4 .692 Sun Belt
59 Cincinnati .574 .677 .197 32.08 21.00 9 4 .692 American
60 Boston College .565 .415 .564 27.69 28.92 7 6 .538 ACC
61 Penn State .565 .672 .494 28.67 26.17 7 5 .583 Big Ten
62 Syracuse .554 .553 .583 22.69 25.38 7 6 .538 ACC
63 Arkansas State .554 .607 .397 29.15 26.15 8 5 .615 Sun Belt
64 Toledo .546 .577 .426 33.00 28.58 7 5 .583 MAC
65 Western Kentucky .546 .436 .272 30.83 24.58 8 4 .667 Sun Belt
66 Tennessee .526 .550 .749 23.83 29.00 5 7 .417 SEC
67 Indiana .519 .379 .617 38.42 38.83 5 7 .417 Big Ten
68 Maryland .518 .406 .433 26.15 25.31 7 6 .538 ACC
69 Buffalo .517 .331 .239 30.31 24.38 8 5 .615 MAC
70 Texas-San Antonio .517 .356 .407 25.58 26.33 7 5 .583 CUSA
71 San Diego State .512 .572 .331 29.77 31.69 8 5 .615 MWC
72 Middle Tennessee State .512 .427 .313 29.00 26.23 8 5 .615 CUSA
73 Florida .510 .783 .723 18.83 21.08 4 8 .333 SEC
74 Tulane .510 .249 .361 24.77 21.38 7 6 .538 CUSA
75 Colorado State .497 .324 .295 36.21 29.79 8 6 .571 MWC
76 San Jose State .491 .560 .480 32.42 35.08 6 6 .500 MWC
77 Old Dominion .488 .230 .148 42.33 34.00 8 4 .667 Independent
78 Florida Atlantic .475 .302 .364 26.42 22.25 6 6 .500 CUSA
79 Nevada-Las Vegas .473 .270 .355 29.92 31.85 7 6 .538 MWC
80 Northwestern .471 .629 .542 26.17 27.08 5 7 .417 Big Ten
81 South Alabama .470 .240 .319 29.42 25.17 6 6 .500 Sun Belt
82 Texas Christian .467 .724 .577 25.08 25.25 4 8 .333 Big 12
83 Troy .466 .435 .397 34.08 35.92 6 6 .500 Sun Belt
84 Ohio .458 .557 .299 27.38 27.46 7 6 .538 MAC
85 Rutgers .448 .627 .396 26.54 29.77 6 7 .462 American
86 Louisiana-Monroe .443 .477 .463 22.25 30.17 6 6 .500 Sun Belt
87 Colorado .421 .322 .663 25.42 38.25 4 8 .333 Pac 12
88 Wake Forest .420 .438 .586 18.33 24.08 4 8 .333 ACC
89 West Virginia .409 .652 .512 26.33 33.33 4 8 .333 Big 12
90 Arkansas .407 .614 .685 20.67 30.75 3 9 .250 SEC
91 Illinois .404 .415 .514 29.67 35.42 4 8 .333 Big Ten
92 Nevada .398 .548 .520 26.92 34.42 4 8 .333 MWC
93 Southern Methodist .395 .535 .391 26.75 33.33 5 7 .417 American
94 Akron .386 .216 .389 20.17 28.58 5 7 .417 MAC
95 Texas State .382 .295 .211 23.92 27.33 6 6 .500 Sun Belt
96 Central Michigan .375 .424 .211 23.25 28.58 6 6 .500 MAC
97 Wyoming .367 .404 .306 31.25 36.67 5 7 .417 MWC
98 Iowa State .360 .551 .577 24.83 36.00 3 9 .250 Big 12
99 Kent .358 .525 .413 20.75 26.92 4 8 .333 MAC
100 North Carolina State .357 .570 .508 22.83 30.17 3 9 .250 ACC
101 Kentucky .352 .428 .670 20.50 31.17 2 10 .167 SEC
102 Memphis .345 .285 .425 19.50 24.58 3 9 .250 American
103 Virginia .340 .449 .717 19.75 33.25 2 10 .167 ACC
104 Tulsa .316 .653 .495 21.08 33.92 3 9 .250 CUSA
105 California .306 .513 .770 23.00 45.92 1 11 .083 Pac 12
106 Kansas .305 .359 .552 15.33 31.83 3 9 .250 Big 12
107 New Mexico .293 .274 .364 32.75 42.75 3 9 .250 MWC
108 Connecticut .287 .479 .379 20.58 30.25 3 9 .250 American
109 Temple .281 .457 .401 24.92 29.83 2 10 .167 American
110 South Florida .270 .473 .506 13.75 28.58 2 10 .167 American
111 Army .269 .312 .278 24.42 31.58 3 9 .250 Independent
112 Hawaii .262 .383 .527 27.42 38.75 1 11 .083 MWC
113 Alabama-Birmingham .256 .321 .440 26.25 43.75 2 10 .167 CUSA
114 Wild Card U .247 .230 .632 15.40 43.08 15 98 .133  
115 Louisiana Tech .246 .587 .123 19.17 26.25 4 8 .333 CUSA
116 Purdue .242 .507 .691 14.92 38.00 1 11 .083 Big Ten
117 Air Force .226 .497 .364 24.67 40.00 2 10 .167 MWC
118 New Mexico State .208 .228 .377 20.92 44.58 2 10 .167 Independent
119 Idaho .205 .269 .553 18.17 46.75 1 11 .083 Independent
120 Texas-El Paso .197 .360 .325 21.75 39.33 2 10 .167 CUSA
121 Eastern Michigan .195 .290 .391 18.83 45.17 2 10 .167 MAC
122 Western Michigan .188 .421 .399 17.17 35.42 1 11 .083 MAC
123 Southern Mississippi .151 .422 .384 17.08 41.92 1 11 .083 CUSA
124 Massachusetts .146 .195 .395 11.67 33.00 1 11 .083 MAC
125 Florida International .122 .403 .352 9.75 37.00 1 11 .083 CUSA
126 Georgia State .117 .230 .313 18.75 36.67 0 12 .000 Sun Belt
127 Miami (Ohio) .087 .380 .362 9.75 35.67 0 12 .000 MAC

Conference PR PS SOS Wins Losses Pct Teams
SEC .673 .671 .691 111 69 .617 14
Pac 12 .670 .603 .732 92 64 .590 12
ACC .599 .557 .595 103 78 .569 14
Big Ten .590 .599 .549 88 65 .575 12
Big 12 .583 .659 .561 70 56 .556 10
American .479 .530 .380 62 63 .496 10
Independent .457 .437 .442 40 47 .460 7
MWC .455 .482 .393 72 80 .474 12
Sun Belt .445 .408 .334 49 49 .500 8
CUSA .416 .417 .342 80 96 .455 14
MAC .399 .428 .322 73 90 .448 13

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