2022 NCAA FBS Football Power Ratings

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Final 2022 power ratings are listed below. Home field advantage was .535 and the root for determining point spreads is 1.528.

The average home field advantage equates to 2.48 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 PR PS SOS YTD PF PA Wins Losses Pct Left Conference
1 Georgia .965 .901 .865 .865 41.07 14.27 15 0 1.000 0 SEC
2 Michigan .874 .697 .618 .618 40.43 16.07 13 1 .929 0 Big Ten
3 Ohio State .859 .855 .691 .691 44.23 21.00 11 2 .846 0 Big Ten
4 Tennessee .855 .597 .720 .720 46.08 22.77 11 2 .846 0 SEC
5 Alabama .849 .911 .694 .694 41.08 18.15 11 2 .846 0 SEC
6 Texas Christian .831 .571 .814 .814 38.80 29.00 13 2 .867 0 Big 12
7 Penn State .828 .662 .668 .668 35.77 18.23 11 2 .846 0 Big Ten
8 Louisiana State .790 .668 .803 .803 34.50 22.50 10 4 .714 0 SEC
9 Tulane .779 .477 .559 .559 36.00 22.21 12 2 .857 0 American
10 Kansas State .777 .616 .813 .813 32.29 21.86 10 4 .714 0 Big 12
11 Clemson .773 .818 .666 .666 33.21 20.86 11 3 .786 0 ACC
12 Southern California .767 .486 .686 .686 41.36 29.21 11 3 .786 0 Pac 12
13 Florida State .765 .496 .626 .626 36.08 20.62 10 3 .769 0 ACC
14 Utah .760 .621 .689 .689 38.64 21.43 10 4 .714 0 Pac 12
15 Washington .757 .440 .525 .525 39.69 25.85 11 2 .846 0 Pac 12
16 Oregon State .755 .439 .619 .619 32.23 20.00 10 3 .769 0 Pac 12
17 Oregon .752 .623 .679 .679 38.77 27.38 10 3 .769 0 Pac 12
18 Troy .752 .472 .519 .519 25.57 17.14 12 2 .857 0 Sun Belt
19 Mississippi State .742 .602 .745 .745 31.62 23.08 9 4 .692 0 SEC
20 Texas .738 .658 .793 .793 34.46 21.62 8 5 .615 0 Big 12
21 Notre Dame .716 .813 .668 .668 31.77 23.00 9 4 .692 0 Independent
22 Texas-San Antonio .691 .587 .464 .464 36.79 25.93 11 3 .786 0 CUSA
23 Louisville .686 .552 .679 .679 26.92 19.15 8 5 .615 0 ACC
24 Mississippi .686 .680 .704 .704 33.46 25.54 8 5 .615 0 SEC
25 UCLA .680 .503 .555 .555 39.23 29.00 9 4 .692 0 Pac 12
26 Minnesota .676 .610 .460 .460 28.23 13.85 9 4 .692 0 Big Ten
27 Texas Tech .674 .549 .710 .710 34.23 29.15 8 5 .615 0 Big 12
28 Illinois .669 .441 .525 .525 24.23 12.77 8 5 .615 0 Big Ten
29 South Carolina .666 .542 .697 .697 32.15 28.85 8 5 .615 0 SEC
30 Wake Forest .660 .641 .629 .629 36.08 28.31 8 5 .615 0 ACC
31 Pittsburgh .660 .667 .523 .523 31.31 24.31 9 4 .692 0 ACC
32 Fresno State .659 .561 .426 .426 30.57 19.43 10 4 .714 0 MWC
33 South Alabama .655 .383 .361 .361 31.23 21.31 10 3 .769 0 Sun Belt
34 Maryland .653 .487 .629 .629 28.15 23.15 8 5 .615 0 Big Ten
35 Central Florida .649 .655 .557 .557 32.86 23.64 9 5 .643 0 American
36 North Carolina State .647 .630 .626 .626 24.31 19.15 8 5 .615 0 ACC
37 Florida .643 .682 .789 .789 29.54 28.85 6 7 .462 0 SEC
38 Boise State .642 .667 .405 .405 29.50 19.50 10 4 .714 0 MWC
39 Cincinnati .642 .801 .458 .458 29.23 20.62 9 4 .692 0 American
40 Iowa .641 .707 .541 .541 17.69 13.31 8 5 .615 0 Big Ten
41 Air Force .640 .620 .214 .214 27.85 13.38 10 3 .769 0 MWC
42 Marshall .638 .589 .411 .411 24.46 16.00 9 4 .692 0 Sun Belt
43 Arkansas .635 .598 .741 .741 32.54 30.62 7 6 .538 0 SEC
44 North Carolina .635 .585 .589 .589 34.43 30.79 9 5 .643 0 ACC
45 Kentucky .633 .659 .708 .708 20.38 19.23 7 6 .538 0 SEC
46 Duke .628 .357 .376 .376 32.85 22.08 9 4 .692 0 ACC
47 Purdue .624 .568 .693 .693 26.57 27.36 8 6 .571 0 Big Ten
48 Missouri .620 .563 .706 .706 24.85 25.15 6 7 .462 0 SEC
49 Houston .618 .620 .546 .546 36.08 32.15 8 5 .615 0 American
50 Syracuse .616 .449 .654 .654 27.69 23.08 7 6 .538 0 ACC
51 Western Kentucky .611 .557 .418 .418 36.43 23.43 9 5 .643 0 CUSA
52 Oklahoma .601 .807 .719 .719 32.85 29.92 6 7 .462 0 Big 12
53 Brigham Young .599 .707 .540 .540 31.31 29.46 8 5 .615 0 Independent
54 Wisconsin .595 .698 .575 .575 26.31 20.23 7 6 .538 0 Big Ten
55 Washington State .594 .474 .607 .607 26.08 22.92 7 6 .538 0 Pac 12
56 Southern Methodist .594 .610 .606 .606 37.23 33.85 7 6 .538 0 American
57 East Carolina .593 .475 .482 .482 32.54 27.15 8 5 .615 0 American
58 Oklahoma State .592 .777 .623 .623 30.62 28.92 7 6 .538 0 Big 12
59 James Madison .592 .210 .338 .338 37.00 20.91 8 3 .727 0 Sun Belt
60 Ohio .591 .337 .366 .366 31.79 28.29 10 4 .714 0 MAC
61 Kansas .590 .306 .730 .730 35.54 35.46 6 7 .462 0 Big 12
62 Coastal Carolina .590 .644 .438 .438 29.08 31.85 9 4 .692 0 Sun Belt
63 Baylor .590 .688 .679 .679 32.15 26.85 6 7 .462 0 Big 12
64 Auburn .580 .683 .794 .794 24.75 29.50 5 7 .417 0 SEC
65 Memphis .577 .579 .481 .481 35.31 26.00 7 6 .538 0 American
66 Toledo .576 .497 .371 .371 31.29 25.07 9 5 .643 0 MAC
67 Texas A&M .543 .741 .609 .609 22.75 21.17 5 7 .417 0 SEC
68 Liberty .541 .592 .326 .326 27.54 24.62 8 5 .615 0 Independent
69 Alabama-Birmingham .536 .617 .418 .418 30.08 23.15 7 6 .538 0 CUSA
70 Eastern Michigan .533 .430 .226 .226 29.77 28.46 9 4 .692 0 MAC
71 Michigan State .533 .626 .702 .702 24.42 27.42 5 7 .417 0 Big Ten
72 Southern Mississippi .533 .355 .450 .450 25.31 23.54 7 6 .538 0 Sun Belt
73 West Virginia .526 .587 .669 .669 30.58 32.92 5 7 .417 0 Big 12
74 Kent State .525 .414 .517 .517 28.42 29.00 5 7 .417 0 MAC
75 Louisiana .521 .738 .496 .496 26.15 22.85 6 7 .462 0 Sun Belt
76 Middle Tennessee State .516 .449 .316 .316 28.85 27.69 8 5 .615 0 CUSA
77 North Texas .516 .430 .458 .458 33.79 31.71 7 7 .500 0 CUSA
78 Iowa State .513 .690 .695 .695 20.17 20.25 4 8 .333 0 Big 12
79 Appalachian State .509 .712 .402 .402 34.92 26.75 6 6 .500 0 Sun Belt
80 Georgia Tech .501 .408 .664 .664 17.17 28.42 5 7 .417 0 ACC
81 Arizona .501 .260 .619 .619 30.83 36.50 5 7 .417 0 Pac 12
82 Buffalo .500 .463 .359 .359 28.54 26.69 7 6 .538 0 MAC
83 San Diego State .498 .652 .385 .385 21.46 20.54 7 6 .538 0 MWC
84 Wyoming .487 .476 .400 .400 21.23 23.92 7 6 .538 0 MWC
85 Vanderbilt .486 .308 .705 .705 24.58 36.00 5 7 .417 0 SEC
86 Army .485 .637 .364 .364 28.58 22.50 6 6 .500 0 Independent
87 San Jose State .484 .470 .248 .248 27.42 22.00 7 5 .583 0 MWC
88 Georgia Southern .477 .455 .435 .435 32.69 31.62 6 7 .462 0 Sun Belt
89 California .456 .394 .602 .602 23.92 27.83 4 8 .333 0 Pac 12
90 Indiana .456 .507 .694 .694 23.25 33.92 4 8 .333 0 Big Ten
91 Miami (Florida) .454 .637 .522 .522 23.58 26.75 5 7 .417 0 ACC
92 Connecticut .444 .214 .437 .437 19.38 26.23 6 7 .462 0 Independent
93 Bowling Green .441 .255 .443 .443 23.46 32.54 6 7 .462 0 MAC
94 Tulsa .439 .562 .447 .447 30.58 33.08 5 7 .417 0 American
95 Florida Atlantic .437 .482 .380 .380 29.75 26.58 5 7 .417 0 CUSA
96 Stanford .436 .414 .724 .724 21.33 32.17 3 9 .250 0 Pac 12
97 Navy .433 .486 .529 .529 21.92 24.33 4 8 .333 0 American
98 Miami (Ohio) .431 .482 .343 .343 20.23 22.62 6 7 .462 0 MAC
99 New Mexico State .426 .254 .181 .181 25.46 23.92 7 6 .538 0 Independent
100 Utah State .424 .529 .394 .394 22.23 31.15 6 7 .462 0 MWC
101 Georgia State .422 .546 .479 .479 30.00 31.17 4 8 .333 0 Sun Belt
102 Arizona State .416 .509 .623 .623 26.08 31.42 3 9 .250 0 Pac 12
103 Ball State .414 .503 .400 .400 23.25 26.92 5 7 .417 0 MAC
104 Nebraska .413 .500 .524 .524 22.58 27.58 4 8 .333 0 Big Ten
105 Rice .409 .356 .462 .462 25.23 34.15 5 8 .385 0 CUSA
106 Texas-El Paso .399 .365 .326 .326 24.42 27.00 5 7 .417 0 CUSA
107 Rutgers .395 .405 .608 .608 17.42 29.25 4 8 .333 0 Big Ten
108 Louisiana-Monroe .394 .343 .549 .549 22.33 34.42 4 8 .333 0 Sun Belt
109 Nevada-Las Vegas .391 .294 .325 .325 26.33 28.50 5 7 .417 0 MWC
110 Western Michigan .390 .534 .371 .371 19.00 24.08 5 7 .417 0 MAC
111 Central Michigan .376 .496 .398 .398 24.17 28.17 4 8 .333 0 MAC
112 Boston College .364 .523 .616 .616 17.75 30.33 3 9 .250 0 ACC
113 Texas State .360 .339 .374 .374 21.08 26.33 4 8 .333 0 Sun Belt
114 Virginia .349 .559 .483 .483 17.00 24.00 3 7 .300 0 ACC
115 Old Dominion .338 .348 .468 .468 19.50 26.58 3 9 .250 0 Sun Belt
116 Virginia Tech .337 .545 .424 .424 19.27 24.73 3 8 .273 0 ACC
117 Arkansas State .336 .387 .448 .448 25.00 31.42 3 9 .250 0 Sun Belt
118 Louisiana Tech .332 .436 .442 .442 29.00 37.92 3 9 .250 0 CUSA
119 Northern Illinois .313 .448 .328 .328 27.25 32.75 3 9 .250 0 MAC
120 South Florida .310 .359 .602 .602 28.00 41.17 1 11 .083 0 American
121 Colorado .303 .407 .837 .837 15.42 44.50 1 11 .083 0 Pac 12
122 Temple .299 .335 .380 .380 21.92 29.25 3 9 .250 0 American
123 Northwestern .295 .491 .675 .675 13.75 28.33 1 11 .083 0 Big Ten
124 Florida International .285 .247 .298 .298 18.67 37.25 4 8 .333 0 CUSA
125 Hawaii .280 .484 .380 .380 19.77 34.69 3 10 .231 0 MWC
126 Charlotte .280 .353 .353 .353 24.42 39.42 3 9 .250 0 CUSA
127 Colorado State .273 .333 .382 .382 13.17 26.92 3 9 .250 0 MWC
128 Akron .272 .201 .430 .430 21.75 33.50 2 10 .167 0 MAC
129 Nevada .236 .581 .357 .357 18.83 30.92 2 10 .167 0 MWC
130 New Mexico .231 .299 .416 .416 13.08 26.00 2 10 .167 0 MWC
131 Wild Card U .210 .210 .606 .606 13.65 43.86 8 112 .067 0  
132 Massachusetts .178 .168 .403 .403 12.50 31.08 1 11 .083 0 Independent

Conference PR PS SOS YTD Wins Losses Pct Teams
SEC .692 .652 .734 .734 113 69 .621 14
Big 12 .643 .625 .724 .724 73 58 .557 10
Big Ten .608 .590 .615 .615 101 78 .564 14
Pac 12 .598 .464 .647 .647 84 69 .549 12
ACC .577 .562 .577 .577 98 78 .557 14
American .539 .542 .513 .513 73 68 .518 11
Sun Belt .508 .466 .441 .441 91 84 .520 14
Independent .484 .483 .417 .417 45 44 .506 7
CUSA .456 .443 .394 .394 67 74 .475 11
MAC .447 .422 .379 .379 71 81 .467 12
MWC .437 .497 .361 .361 72 81 .471 12


Last Updated on 01/22/23
By James Howell
Email: cfootball@jhowell.net