2019 NCAA Division IA Football Power Ratings

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Pre-season power ratings for 2019 are listed below. Home field advantage is .538 and the root for determining point spreads is 1.657.

The average home field advantage equates to 2.64 points.

KEY: PR=Power Rating, PS=Pre-season power rating, SOS=strength of schedule, YTD=year-to-date strength of schedule, PF=points scored per game, PA=points allowed per game, Left=number of games remaining


Rank Team PS
1 Clemson .932
2 Alabama .928
3 Ohio State .859
4 Georgia .826
5 Oklahoma .820
6 Notre Dame .804
7 Michigan .766
8 Louisiana State .764
9 Penn State .762
10 Washington .760
11 Auburn .741
12 Texas A&M .737
13 Wisconsin .735
14 Stanford .728
15 Central Florida .728
16 Boise State .727
17 Iowa .717
18 Mississippi State .710
19 Washington State .701
20 Florida .694
21 Northwestern .690
22 Appalachian State .690
23 North Carolina State .679
24 Miami (Florida) .678
25 South Carolina .673
26 Oklahoma State .671
27 Utah .670
28 Kentucky .667
29 Texas .661
30 West Virginia .656
31 Michigan State .656
32 Texas Christian .654
33 Syracuse .654
34 Fresno State .649
35 Missouri .640
36 Army .639
37 Troy .639
38 Southern California .636
39 Oregon .633
40 Virginia Tech .631
41 Duke .626
42 Florida State .626
43 Pittsburgh .621
44 Georgia Tech .619
45 Boston College .614
46 Memphis .608
47 Utah State .601
48 Wake Forest .600
49 Ohio .598
50 Iowa State .595
51 Minnesota .593
52 Temple .593
53 San Diego State .593
54 Arizona State .592
55 Cincinnati .590
56 Toledo .587
57 Houston .584
58 South Florida .563
59 Marshall .562
60 Virginia .559
61 Purdue .559
62 Kansas State .558
63 Mississippi .557
64 Tennessee .554
65 Vanderbilt .553
66 Northern Illinois .551
67 Brigham Young .550
68 Nebraska .544
69 Arkansas State .541
70 Louisiana Tech .540
71 California .539
72 Texas Tech .537
73 Middle Tennessee State .537
74 Louisville .535
75 Western Michigan .534
76 Indiana .530
77 Baylor .526
78 Georgia Southern .526
79 North Texas .519
80 Navy .519
81 Alabama-Birmingham .518
82 UCLA .516
83 Maryland .508
84 Arizona .502
85 Buffalo .501
86 Florida International .496
87 Air Force .495
88 Wyoming .489
89 Florida Atlantic .487
90 Colorado .481
91 Nevada .478
92 Southern Mississippi .476
93 Tulane .474
94 Eastern Michigan .468
95 Arkansas .462
96 Southern Methodist .461
97 North Carolina .460
98 Louisiana .453
99 Miami (Ohio) .448
100 Hawaii .418
101 Colorado State .415
102 Western Kentucky .407
103 Louisiana-Monroe .406
104 Akron .402
105 Tulsa .383
106 Old Dominion .376
107 Illinois .375
108 Nevada-Las Vegas .361
109 New Mexico .356
110 Central Michigan .353
111 Oregon State .351
112 South Alabama .350
113 Massachusetts .349
114 East Carolina .344
115 Coastal Carolina .342
116 Texas-San Antonio .334
117 Bowling Green .334
118 Rutgers .332
119 Georgia State .331
120 Liberty .324
121 Kansas .322
122 Ball State .322
123 New Mexico State .319
124 Charlotte .314
125 San Jose State .286
126 Connecticut .281
127 Texas State .261
128 Kent State .261
129 Rice .260
130 Wild Card U .220
131 Texas-El Paso .192

Conference PS Teams
SEC .679 14
ACC .631 14
Big Ten .616 14
Big 12 .600 10
Pac 12 .593 12
American .511 12
Independent .498 6
MWC .489 12
Sun Belt .454 10
MAC .447 12
CUSA .430 14


Last Updated on 01/29/19
By James Howell
Email: cfootball@jhowell.net