AP and Coaches Final Season Polls

1940 - Final AP Poll

Final Poll released 12-03-1940

Rank Team Record
1 Minnesota 8-0-0
10 Washington 7-2-0
11 Santa Clara (CA) 6-1-1
12 Fordham (NY) 7-2-0
13 Georgetown (DC) 8-2-0
14 Pennsylvania 6-1-1
15 Cornell (NY) 6-2-0
16 Southern Methodist (TX) 8-1-1
17 Hardin-Simmons (TX) 9-0-0
18 Duke (NC) 7-2-0
19 Lafayette (PA) 9-0-0
2 Stanford (CA) 10-0-0
3 Michigan 7-1-0
4 Tennessee 10-1-0
5 Boston College (MA) 11-0-0
6 Texas A&M 9-1-0
7 Nebraska 8-2-0
8 Northwestern (IL) 6-2-0
9 Mississippi St. 10-0-1

1940 - Final Coaches Poll

No Coaches Poll in 1940

Rank Team Poll Record Final Record

1941 - Final AP Poll

Final Poll released 12-02-1941

Rank Team Record
1 Minnesota 8-0-0
10 Navy (MD) 7-1-1
11 Northwestern (IL) 5-3-0
12 Oregon St. 8-2-0
13 Ohio St. 6-1-1
14 Georgia 9-1-1
15 Pennsylvania 7-1-1
16 Mississippi St. 8-1-1
17 Mississippi 6-2-1
18 Tennessee 8-2-0
19 Washington St. 6-4-0
2 Duke (NC) 9-1-0
20 Alabama 9-2-0
3 Notre Dame (IN) 8-0-1
4 Texas 8-1-1
5 Michigan 6-1-1
6 Fordham (NY) 8-1-0
7 Missouri 8-2-0
8 Duquesne (PA) 8-0-0
9 Texas A&M 9-2-0

1941 - Final Coaches Poll

No Coaches Poll in 1941

Rank Team Poll Record Final Record

1942 - Final AP Poll

Final Poll released 12-01-1942

Rank Team Record
1 Ohio St. 9-1-0
10 Alabama 8-3-0
11 Texas 9-2-0
12 Stanford (CA) 6-4-0
13 UCLA 7-4-0
14 William & Mary (VA) 9-1-1
15 Santa Clara (CA) 7-2-0
16 Auburn (AL) 6-4-1
17 Washington St. 6-2-2
18 Mississippi St. 8-2-0
19 Holy Cross (MA) 5-4-1
19 Minnesota 5-4-0
19 Penn St. 6-1-1
2 Georgia 11-1-0
3 Wisconsin 8-1-1
4 Tulsa (OK) 10-1-0
5 Georgia Tech 9-2-0
6 Notre Dame (IN) 7-2-2
7 Tennessee 9-1-1
8 Boston College (MA) 8-2-0
9 Michigan 7-3-0

1942 - Final Coaches Poll

No Coaches Poll in 1942

Rank Team Poll Record Final Record

1943 - Final AP Poll

Final Poll released 11-30-1943

Rank Team Record
1 Notre Dame (IN) 9-1-0
10 East Hartford Wheelmen Club (CT) 9-1-0
11 Army (NY) 7-2-1
12 Washington 4-1-0
13 Georgia Tech 8-3-0
14 Texas 7-1-1
15 Tulsa (OK) 6-1-1
16 Dartmouth (NH) 6-1-0
17 Bainbridge NTS (MD) 7-0-0
18 Colorado College 7-0-0
19 Pacific (CA) 7-2-0
2 Iowa Navy Pre-Flight 9-1-0
20 Pennsylvania 6-2-1
3 Michigan 8-1-0
4 Navy (MD) 8-1-0
5 Purdue (IN) 9-0-0
6 Great Lakes NTS (IL) 10-2-0
7 Duke (NC) 8-1-0
8 Del Monte Pre-Flight (CA) 7-1-0
9 Northwestern (IL) 6-2-0

1943 - Final Coaches Poll

No Coaches Poll in 1943

Rank Team Poll Record Final Record

1944 - Final AP Poll

Final Poll released 12-05-1944

Rank Team Record
1 Army (NY) 9-0-0
10 East Hartford Wheelmen Club (CT) 7-1-2
11 Duke (NC) 6-4-0
12 Tennessee 7-1-1
13 Georgia Tech 8-3-0
13 Norman NAS (OK) 6-0-0
15 Illinois 5-4-1
16 El Toro Marines (CA) 8-1-0
17 Great Lakes NTS (IL) 9-2-1
18 Fort Pierce (FL) 9-0-0
19 Saint Mary's Pre-Flight (CA) 4-4-0
2 Ohio St. 9-0-0
20 2nd Air Force (CO) 10-4-1
3 Randolph Field (TX) 12-0-0
4 Navy (MD) 6-3-0
5 Bainbridge NTS (MD) 10-0-0
6 Iowa Navy Pre-Flight 10-1-0
7 Southern California 8-0-2
8 Michigan 8-2-0
9 Notre Dame (IN) 8-2-0

1944 - Final Coaches Poll

No Coaches Poll in 1944

Rank Team Poll Record Final Record