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1936 - Final AP Poll

Final Poll released 12-01-1936

Rank

Team

Record

1

Minnesota

7-1-0

10

Pennsylvania

7-1-0

11

Duke (NC)

9-1-0

12

Yale (CT)

7-1-0

13

Dartmouth (NH)

7-1-1

14

Duquesne (PA)

8-2-0

15

Fordham (NY)

5-1-2

16

Texas Christian

9-2-2

17

Tennessee

6-2-2

18

Navy (MD)

6-3-0

18

Arkansas

7-3-0

2

Louisiana St.

9-1-1

20

Marquette (WI)

7-2-0

3

Pittsburgh (PA)

8-1-1

4

Alabama

8-0-1

5

Washington

7-2-1

6

Santa Clara (CA)

8-1-0

7

Northwestern (IL)

7-1-0

8

Notre Dame (IN)

6-2-1

9

Nebraska

7-2-0

1936 - Final Coaches Poll

No Coaches Poll in 1936

Rank

Team

Poll Record

Final Record

1937 - Final AP Poll

Final Poll released 11-30-1937

Rank

Team

Record

1

Pittsburgh (PA)

9-0-1

11

Nebraska

6-1-2

12

Yale (CT)

6-1-1

13

Ohio St.

6-2-0

14

Holy Cross (MA)

8-0-2

14

Arkansas

6-2-2

16

Texas Christian

4-2-2

17

Colorado

8-1-0

18

Rice (TX)

6-3-2

19

North Carolina

7-1-1

2

California

10-0-1

20

Duke (NC)

7-2-1

3

Fordham (NY)

7-0-1

4

Alabama

9-1-0

5

Minnesota

6-2-0

6

Villanova (PA)

8-0-1

7

Dartmouth (NH)

7-0-2

8

Louisiana St.

9-2-0

9

Santa Clara (CA)

9-0-0

9

Notre Dame (IN)

6-2-1

1937 - Final Coaches Poll

No Coaches Poll in 1937

Rank

Team

Poll Record

Final Record

1938 - Final AP Poll

Final Poll released 12-06-1938

Rank

Team

Record

1

Texas Christian

11-0-0

10

Minnesota

6-2-0

11

Texas Tech

10-1-0

12

Cornell (NY)

5-1-1

13

Alabama

7-1-1

14

California

10-1-0

15

Fordham (NY)

6-1-2

16

Michigan

6-1-1

17

Northwestern (IL)

4-2-2

18

Villanova (PA)

8-0-1

19

Tulane (LA)

7-2-1

2

Tennessee

11-0-0

20

Dartmouth (NH)

7-2-0

3

Duke (NC)

9-1-0

4

Oklahoma

10-1-0

5

Notre Dame (IN)

8-1-0

6

Carnegie Mellon (PA)

7-2-0

7

Southern California

9-2-0

8

Pittsburgh (PA)

8-2-0

9

Holy Cross (MA)

8-1-0

1938 - Final Coaches Poll

No Coaches Poll in 1938

Rank

Team

Poll Record

Final Record

1939 - Final AP Poll

Final Poll released 12-12-1939

Rank

Team

Record

1

Texas A&M

11-0-0

10

Duquesne (PA)

8-0-1

11

Boston College (MA)

9-2-0

12

Clemson (SC)

9-1-0

13

Notre Dame (IN)

7-2-0

14

Santa Clara (CA)

5-1-3

15

Ohio St.

6-2-0

16

Georgia Tech

8-2-0

17

Fordham (NY)

6-2-0

18

Nebraska

7-1-1

19

Oklahoma

6-2-1

2

Tennessee

10-1-0

20

Michigan

6-2-0

3

Southern California

8-0-2

4

Cornell (NY)

8-0-0

5

Tulane (LA)

8-1-1

6

Missouri

8-2-0

7

UCLA

6-0-4

8

Duke (NC)

8-1-0

9

Iowa

6-1-1

1939 - Final Coaches Poll

No Coaches Poll in 1939

Rank

Team

Poll Record

Final Record

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