Ray Wait's Division I-A College Football Retrodictive Ratings 11/25/1897

A team's rating is the average of its opponents' ratings plus 10 for a win or minus 10 for a loss. Wins that would lower the rating and losses that would raise the rating are ignored.
                       W  L  T
                       -  -  -
  1  Penn             15  0  0 143.4
  2  Harvard          10  1  1 133.4
  3  Yale              9  0  2 130.1
  4  Army              6  1  1 126.7
  5  Princeton        10  1  0 120.1
  6  Lafayette         9  2  1 110.1
     Cornell           5  3  1 110.1
  8  Brown             7  4  0 107.5
  9  Dartmouth         4  3  0 107.1
 10  Wisconsin         9  1  0 102.2
 11  Wesleyan          6  7  0  97.5
 12  Carlisle          2  4  0  93.9
 13  Chicago          11  1  0  92.2
 14  Navy              7  1  0  89.8
 15  Tufts             6  7  0  86.0
 16  Michigan          6  1  1  82.2
 17  Dickinson         3  2  0  77.3
 18  Penn St.          3  6  0  76.0
     Lehigh            3  7  0  76.0
     Trinity, Conn.    2  4  0  76.0
 21  Bucknell          3  3  1  74.8
 22  Illinois          6  2  0  74.4
 23  Northwestern      4  3  0  72.1
 24  Bowdoin           1  5  1  70.6
 25  Franklin&Marshall 2  6  2  69.8
 26  Williams          0  7  1  66.0
     Amherst           2  6  2  66.0
 28  MIT               1  3  0  62.7
 29  Purdue            5  3  1  62.2
 30  Minnesota         4  4  0  52.2