2023 NCAA FBS Football Power Ratings

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Final 2023 power ratings are listed below. Home field advantage wass .547 and the root for determining point spreads wass 1.756.

The average home field advantage equates to 2.84 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 Michigan .969 .786 .796 .796 35.87 10.40 15 0 1.000 0 Big Ten
2 Georgia .902 .933 .691 .691 40.14 15.64 13 1 .929 0 SEC
3 Washington .892 .599 .868 .868 36.00 24.80 14 1 .933 0 Pac 12
4 Ohio State .887 .857 .729 .729 30.54 11.23 11 2 .846 0 Big Ten
5 Alabama .882 .880 .824 .824 34.00 19.00 12 2 .857 0 SEC
6 Texas .875 .698 .803 .803 35.79 18.93 12 2 .857 0 Big 12
7 Oregon .870 .688 .668 .668 44.21 16.50 12 2 .857 0 Pac 12
8 Florida State .855 .630 .651 .651 34.57 19.29 13 1 .929 0 ACC
9 Penn State .839 .745 .697 .697 36.23 13.46 10 3 .769 0 Big Ten
10 Missouri .832 .591 .688 .688 32.54 20.85 11 2 .846 0 SEC
11 Mississippi .809 .683 .664 .664 35.08 22.54 11 2 .846 0 SEC
12 Notre Dame .797 .764 .604 .604 39.15 15.92 10 3 .769 0 Independent
13 Louisiana State .793 .729 .699 .699 45.54 28.00 10 3 .769 0 SEC
14 Oklahoma .792 .704 .686 .686 41.69 23.46 10 3 .769 0 Big 12
15 Kansas State .766 .696 .686 .686 37.08 21.00 9 4 .692 0 Big 12
16 Arizona .763 .381 .599 .599 34.62 21.08 10 3 .769 0 Pac 12
17 James Madison .763 .401 .483 .483 34.08 19.46 11 2 .846 0 Sun Belt
18 Liberty .761 .566 .384 .384 38.29 24.29 13 1 .929 0 CUSA
19 Troy .739 .612 .516 .516 29.64 17.14 11 3 .786 0 Sun Belt
20 Louisville .733 .619 .672 .672 30.71 21.29 10 4 .714 0 ACC
21 Tennessee .717 .726 .628 .628 31.77 20.31 9 4 .692 0 SEC
22 Clemson .711 .796 .643 .643 29.85 21.08 9 4 .692 0 ACC
23 Southern Methodist .701 .602 .358 .358 38.71 17.79 11 3 .786 0 American
24 Southern California .696 .627 .733 .733 41.85 34.38 8 5 .615 0 Pac 12
25 Oregon State .695 .597 .697 .697 31.85 22.92 8 5 .615 0 Pac 12
26 Maryland .691 .570 .599 .599 29.69 22.46 8 5 .615 0 Big Ten
27 Iowa .690 .674 .685 .685 15.43 14.79 10 4 .714 0 Big Ten
28 Kansas .690 .448 .595 .595 34.77 26.54 9 4 .692 0 Big 12
29 North Carolina State .689 .639 .621 .621 26.23 20.77 9 4 .692 0 ACC
30 Oklahoma State .688 .684 .659 .659 29.57 28.57 10 4 .714 0 Big 12
31 Duke .682 .493 .640 .640 26.92 19.00 8 5 .615 0 ACC
32 Toledo .679 .537 .376 .376 32.29 20.29 11 3 .786 0 MAC
33 Memphis .677 .578 .420 .420 39.38 28.77 10 3 .769 0 American
34 Tulane .673 .628 .421 .421 26.36 20.79 11 3 .786 0 American
35 Miami (Ohio) .672 .456 .337 .337 25.64 15.93 11 3 .786 0 MAC
36 Utah .666 .691 .670 .670 23.15 19.31 8 5 .615 0 Pac 12
37 West Virginia .660 .557 .537 .537 31.23 26.15 9 4 .692 0 Big 12
38 Air Force .648 .630 .413 .413 27.85 18.15 9 4 .692 0 MWC
39 Texas A&M .647 .642 .613 .613 33.31 22.08 7 6 .538 0 SEC
40 Miami (Florida) .643 .546 .654 .654 31.46 22.77 7 6 .538 0 ACC
41 UCLA .638 .592 .550 .550 26.46 18.38 8 5 .615 0 Pac 12
42 Iowa State .637 .601 .701 .701 26.23 22.77 7 6 .538 0 Big 12
43 Wyoming .636 .482 .519 .519 25.31 22.31 9 4 .692 0 MWC
44 Boise State .634 .655 .617 .617 32.14 25.57 8 6 .571 0 MWC
45 North Carolina .632 .610 .568 .568 34.54 27.31 8 5 .615 0 ACC
46 Appalachian State .630 .610 .506 .506 33.21 27.00 9 5 .643 0 Sun Belt
47 Ohio .618 .464 .220 .220 24.31 15.85 10 3 .769 0 MAC
48 Rutgers .617 .400 .690 .690 23.23 21.23 7 6 .538 0 Big Ten
49 Nevada-Las Vegas .614 .342 .478 .478 34.43 28.57 9 5 .643 0 MWC
50 Kentucky .613 .646 .628 .628 29.08 25.85 7 6 .538 0 SEC
51 Texas Tech .612 .611 .676 .676 27.38 26.00 7 6 .538 0 Big 12
52 Georgia Tech .611 .455 .661 .661 30.54 29.46 7 6 .538 0 ACC
53 Northwestern .611 .393 .608 .608 22.08 22.54 8 5 .615 0 Big Ten
54 Texas-San Antonio .608 .639 .367 .367 31.92 24.08 9 4 .692 0 American
55 Coastal Carolina .607 .617 .534 .534 27.69 23.85 8 5 .615 0 Sun Belt
56 Virginia Tech .605 .441 .609 .609 29.54 23.92 7 6 .538 0 ACC
57 Fresno State .602 .610 .342 .342 30.46 23.46 9 4 .692 0 MWC
58 New Mexico State .600 .340 .402 .402 27.67 23.00 10 5 .667 0 CUSA
59 Jacksonville State .600 .210 .332 .332 30.38 21.38 9 4 .692 0 CUSA
60 Wisconsin .599 .646 .611 .611 23.46 20.15 7 6 .538 0 Big Ten
61 Auburn .597 .631 .683 .683 26.15 22.62 6 7 .462 0 SEC
62 San Jose State .585 .477 .551 .551 31.85 25.62 7 6 .538 0 MWC
63 South Alabama .575 .519 .430 .430 33.08 21.00 7 6 .538 0 Sun Belt
64 Western Kentucky .573 .584 .445 .445 30.46 28.69 8 5 .615 0 CUSA
65 California .562 .425 .665 .665 30.23 32.77 6 7 .462 0 Pac 12
66 Florida .561 .663 .677 .677 28.42 27.58 5 7 .417 0 SEC
67 Central Florida .557 .652 .544 .544 31.31 25.77 6 7 .462 0 Big 12
68 Washington State .552 .534 .616 .616 31.67 28.08 5 7 .417 0 Pac 12
69 Bowling Green .545 .348 .461 .461 26.15 23.46 7 6 .538 0 MAC
70 Boston College .545 .443 .520 .520 24.85 28.31 7 6 .538 0 ACC
71 Texas Christian .543 .701 .619 .619 31.33 27.83 5 7 .417 0 Big 12
72 Texas State .537 .349 .346 .346 36.69 32.85 8 5 .615 0 Sun Belt
73 Minnesota .530 .643 .665 .665 20.92 26.69 6 7 .462 0 Big Ten
74 South Carolina .529 .604 .657 .657 26.00 26.33 5 7 .417 0 SEC
75 Georgia State .525 .484 .510 .510 27.23 30.08 7 6 .538 0 Sun Belt
76 Nebraska .503 .456 .586 .586 18.00 18.25 5 7 .417 0 Big Ten
77 Illinois .500 .555 .645 .645 24.50 29.42 5 7 .417 0 Big Ten
78 Old Dominion .499 .343 .529 .529 23.85 27.15 6 7 .462 0 Sun Belt
79 Purdue .488 .596 .694 .694 23.92 30.42 4 8 .333 0 Big Ten
80 South Florida .487 .334 .361 .361 31.92 32.23 7 6 .538 0 American
81 Mississippi State .481 .672 .621 .621 21.83 26.58 5 7 .417 0 SEC
82 Georgia Southern .478 .466 .452 .452 30.15 30.46 6 7 .462 0 Sun Belt
83 Marshall .477 .614 .543 .543 22.77 28.69 6 7 .462 0 Sun Belt
84 Syracuse .476 .532 .506 .506 23.54 25.38 6 7 .462 0 ACC
85 Arkansas .476 .617 .559 .559 26.67 27.92 4 8 .333 0 SEC
86 Brigham Young .475 .653 .608 .608 23.08 29.83 5 7 .417 0 Big 12
87 Louisiana .473 .629 .366 .366 32.15 28.62 6 7 .462 0 Sun Belt
88 Army .472 .561 .403 .403 20.50 21.08 6 6 .500 0 Independent
89 Utah State .470 .476 .449 .449 33.15 34.69 6 7 .462 0 MWC
90 Northern Illinois .467 .380 .219 .219 24.92 21.00 7 6 .538 0 MAC
91 Rice .464 .382 .385 .385 29.54 28.08 6 7 .462 0 American
92 Colorado .462 .355 .667 .667 28.17 34.83 4 8 .333 0 Pac 12
93 Arkansas State .459 .362 .462 .462 27.08 30.38 6 7 .462 0 Sun Belt
94 Virginia .439 .454 .741 .741 23.25 33.75 3 9 .250 0 ACC
95 Houston .429 .619 .595 .595 23.67 31.50 4 8 .333 0 Big 12
96 Wake Forest .428 .651 .615 .615 20.25 27.17 4 8 .333 0 ACC
97 Michigan State .424 .579 .751 .751 15.92 28.33 4 8 .333 0 Big Ten
98 Indiana .416 .481 .658 .658 22.17 29.92 3 9 .250 0 Big Ten
99 Colorado State .409 .303 .385 .385 26.08 29.58 5 7 .417 0 MWC
100 Middle Tennessee State .408 .483 .465 .465 24.25 28.08 4 8 .333 0 CUSA
101 Stanford .407 .425 .736 .736 20.58 37.67 3 9 .250 0 Pac 12
102 Arizona State .407 .463 .716 .716 17.75 31.83 3 9 .250 0 Pac 12
103 North Texas .403 .473 .344 .344 34.50 37.08 5 7 .417 0 American
104 Pittsburgh .392 .663 .627 .627 20.17 27.33 3 9 .250 0 ACC
105 Navy .390 .460 .363 .363 17.67 22.42 5 7 .417 0 American
106 Hawaii .384 .382 .424 .424 21.38 32.23 5 8 .385 0 MWC
107 Alabama-Birmingham .382 .577 .432 .432 29.92 36.92 4 8 .333 0 American
108 San Diego State .375 .575 .462 .462 20.50 26.75 4 8 .333 0 MWC
109 Central Michigan .374 .436 .343 .343 23.17 31.08 5 7 .417 0 MAC
110 New Mexico .370 .265 .442 .442 27.25 35.08 4 8 .333 0 MWC
111 Baylor .366 .639 .583 .583 23.08 33.33 3 9 .250 0 Big 12
112 Western Michigan .365 .462 .452 .452 23.67 31.75 4 8 .333 0 MAC
113 Cincinnati .363 .722 .541 .541 24.08 30.00 3 9 .250 0 Big 12
114 Eastern Michigan .363 .482 .225 .225 19.54 26.69 6 7 .462 0 MAC
115 Florida Atlantic .361 .459 .371 .371 23.75 25.50 4 8 .333 0 American
116 Vanderbilt .358 .397 .675 .675 22.83 36.17 2 10 .167 0 SEC
117 Ball State .352 .459 .418 .418 18.25 24.42 4 8 .333 0 MAC
118 Tulsa .352 .501 .410 .410 23.42 33.83 4 8 .333 0 American
119 Southern Mississippi .337 .444 .518 .518 23.50 36.00 3 9 .250 0 Sun Belt
120 Massachusetts .335 .173 .508 .508 23.17 37.83 3 9 .250 0 Independent
121 Texas-El Paso .324 .382 .459 .459 19.92 28.50 3 9 .250 0 CUSA
122 Connecticut .318 .329 .486 .486 19.08 29.83 3 9 .250 0 Independent
123 Louisiana Tech .314 .384 .381 .381 25.92 33.42 3 9 .250 0 CUSA
124 Sam Houston State .308 .210 .383 .383 20.00 26.17 3 9 .250 0 CUSA
125 Buffalo .304 .481 .374 .374 20.92 27.42 3 9 .250 0 MAC
126 East Carolina .298 .534 .472 .472 17.33 22.42 2 10 .167 0 American
127 Florida International .298 .266 .311 .311 20.08 31.92 4 8 .333 0 CUSA
128 Charlotte .288 .316 .392 .392 17.50 28.58 3 9 .250 0 American
129 Temple .270 .317 .372 .372 21.08 35.67 3 9 .250 0 American
130 Louisiana-Monroe .264 .368 .516 .516 17.33 34.92 2 10 .167 0 Sun Belt
131 Nevada .256 .408 .451 .451 17.33 33.42 2 10 .167 0 MWC
132 Wild Card U .196 .210 .627 .627 13.29 42.84 4 114 .034 0  
133 Akron .195 .237 .278 .278 16.25 28.00 2 10 .167 0 MAC
134 Kent State .149 .470 .346 .346 14.67 34.58 1 11 .083 0 MAC

Conference PR PS SOS YTD Wins Losses Pct Teams
SEC .657 .672 .665 .665 107 72 .598 14
Pac 12 .634 .531 .682 .682 89 66 .574 12
Big Ten .626 .599 .672 .672 103 77 .572 14
Big 12 .604 .642 .631 .631 99 80 .553 14
ACC .603 .569 .623 .623 101 80 .558 14
Sun Belt .526 .487 .479 .479 96 86 .527 14
MWC .499 .467 .461 .461 77 77 .500 12
Independent .480 .457 .500 .500 22 27 .449 4
CUSA .465 .381 .396 .396 57 58 .496 9
American .454 .486 .391 .391 84 92 .477 14
MAC .424 .434 .337 .337 71 81 .467 12


Last Updated on 01/24/24
By James Howell
Email: cfootball@jhowell.net