2023 NCAA FBS Football Power Ratings

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Pre-season 2023 power ratings are listed below. Home field advantage is expected to be .535 and the root for determining point spreads is expected to be 1.676.

The average home field advantage equates to 2.33 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 Conference
1 Georgia .933 .933 SEC
2 Alabama .880 .880 SEC
3 Ohio State .857 .857 Big Ten
4 Clemson .796 .796 ACC
5 Michigan .786 .786 Big Ten
6 Notre Dame .764 .764 Independent
7 Penn State .745 .745 Big Ten
8 Louisiana State .729 .729 SEC
9 Tennessee .726 .726 SEC
10 Cincinnati .722 .722 Big 12
11 Oklahoma .704 .704 Big 12
12 Texas Christian .701 .701 Big 12
13 Texas .698 .698 Big 12
14 Kansas State .696 .696 Big 12
15 Utah .691 .691 Pac 12
16 Oregon .688 .688 Pac 12
17 Oklahoma State .684 .684 Big 12
18 Mississippi .683 .683 SEC
19 Iowa .674 .674 Big Ten
20 Mississippi State .672 .672 SEC
21 Pittsburgh .663 .663 ACC
22 Florida .663 .663 SEC
23 Boise State .655 .655 MWC
24 Brigham Young .653 .653 Big 12
25 Central Florida .652 .652 Big 12
26 Wake Forest .651 .651 ACC
27 Wisconsin .646 .646 Big Ten
28 Kentucky .646 .646 SEC
29 Minnesota .643 .643 Big Ten
30 Texas A&M .642 .642 SEC
31 Texas-San Antonio .639 .639 American
32 Baylor .639 .639 Big 12
33 North Carolina State .639 .639 ACC
34 Auburn .631 .631 SEC
35 Air Force .630 .630 MWC
36 Florida State .630 .630 ACC
37 Louisiana .629 .629 Sun Belt
38 Tulane .628 .628 American
39 Southern California .627 .627 Pac 12
40 Houston .619 .619 Big 12
41 Louisville .619 .619 ACC
42 Coastal Carolina .617 .617 Sun Belt
43 Arkansas .617 .617 SEC
44 Marshall .614 .614 Sun Belt
45 Troy .612 .612 Sun Belt
46 Texas Tech .611 .611 Big 12
47 Appalachian State .610 .610 Sun Belt
48 Fresno State .610 .610 MWC
49 North Carolina .610 .610 ACC
50 South Carolina .604 .604 SEC
51 Southern Methodist .602 .602 American
52 Iowa State .601 .601 Big 12
53 Washington .599 .599 Pac 12
54 Oregon State .597 .597 Pac 12
55 Purdue .596 .596 Big Ten
56 UCLA .592 .592 Pac 12
57 Missouri .591 .591 SEC
58 Western Kentucky .584 .584 CUSA
59 Michigan State .579 .579 Big Ten
60 Memphis .578 .578 American
61 Alabama-Birmingham .577 .577 American
62 San Diego State .575 .575 MWC
63 Maryland .570 .570 Big Ten
64 Liberty .566 .566 CUSA
65 Army .561 .561 Independent
66 West Virginia .557 .557 Big 12
67 Illinois .555 .555 Big Ten
68 Miami (Florida) .546 .546 ACC
69 Toledo .537 .537 MAC
70 Washington State .534 .534 Pac 12
71 East Carolina .534 .534 American
72 Syracuse .532 .532 ACC
73 South Alabama .519 .519 Sun Belt
74 Tulsa .501 .501 American
75 Duke .493 .493 ACC
76 Georgia State .484 .484 Sun Belt
77 Middle Tennessee State .483 .483 CUSA
78 Eastern Michigan .482 .482 MAC
79 Wyoming .482 .482 MWC
80 Indiana .481 .481 Big Ten
81 Buffalo .481 .481 MAC
82 San Jose State .477 .477 MWC
83 Utah State .476 .476 MWC
84 North Texas .473 .473 American
85 Kent State .470 .470 MAC
86 Georgia Southern .466 .466 Sun Belt
87 Ohio .464 .464 MAC
88 Arizona State .463 .463 Pac 12
89 Western Michigan .462 .462 MAC
90 Navy .460 .460 American
91 Florida Atlantic .459 .459 American
92 Ball State .459 .459 MAC
93 Miami (Ohio) .456 .456 MAC
94 Nebraska .456 .456 Big Ten
95 Georgia Tech .455 .455 ACC
96 Virginia .454 .454 ACC
97 Kansas .448 .448 Big 12
98 Southern Mississippi .444 .444 Sun Belt
99 Boston College .443 .443 ACC
100 Virginia Tech .441 .441 ACC
101 Central Michigan .436 .436 MAC
102 Stanford .425 .425 Pac 12
103 California .425 .425 Pac 12
104 Nevada .408 .408 MWC
105 James Madison .401 .401 Sun Belt
106 Rutgers .400 .400 Big Ten
107 Vanderbilt .397 .397 SEC
108 Northwestern .393 .393 Big Ten
109 Louisiana Tech .384 .384 CUSA
110 Rice .382 .382 American
111 Hawaii .382 .382 MWC
112 Texas-El Paso .382 .382 CUSA
113 Arizona .381 .381 Pac 12
114 Northern Illinois .380 .380 MAC
115 Louisiana-Monroe .368 .368 Sun Belt
116 Arkansas State .362 .362 Sun Belt
117 Colorado .355 .355 Pac 12
118 Texas State .349 .349 Sun Belt
119 Bowling Green .348 .348 MAC
120 Old Dominion .343 .343 Sun Belt
121 Nevada-Las Vegas .342 .342 MWC
122 New Mexico State .340 .340 CUSA
123 South Florida .334 .334 American
124 Connecticut .329 .329 Independent
125 Temple .317 .317 American
126 Charlotte .316 .316 American
127 Colorado State .303 .303 MWC
128 Florida International .266 .266 CUSA
129 New Mexico .265 .265 MWC
130 Akron .237 .237 MAC
131 Jacksonville State .210 .210 CUSA
132 Wild Card U .210 .210  
133 Sam Houston State .210 .210 CUSA
134 Massachusetts .173 .173 Independent

Conference PR PS Teams
SEC .672 .672 14
Big 12 .642 .642 14
Big Ten .599 .599 14
ACC .569 .569 14
Pac 12 .531 .531 12
Sun Belt .487 .487 14
American .486 .486 14
MWC .467 .467 12
Independent .457 .457 4
MAC .434 .434 12
CUSA .381 .381 9


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