AP and Coaches Final Season Polls

1945 - Final AP Poll

Final Poll released 12-04-1945

Rank Team Record
1 Army (NY) 9-0-0
10 Texas 10-1-0
11 Southern California 7-4-0
12 Ohio St. 7-2-0
13 Duke (NC) 6-2-0
14 Tennessee 8-1-0
15 Louisiana St. 7-2-0
16 Holy Cross (MA) 8-2-0
17 Tulsa (OK) 8-3-0
18 Georgia 9-2-0
19 Wake Forest (NC) 5-3-1
2 Alabama 10-0-0
20 Columbia (NY) 8-1-0
3 Navy (MD) 7-1-1
4 Indiana 9-0-1
5 Oklahoma St. 9-0-0
6 Michigan 7-3-0
7 Saint Mary's (CA) 7-2-0
8 Pennsylvania 6-2-0
9 Notre Dame (IN) 7-2-1

1945 - Final Coaches Poll

No Coaches Poll in 1945

Rank Team Poll Record Final Record

1946 - Final AP Poll

Final Poll released 12-03-1946

Rank Team Record
1 Notre Dame (IN) 8-0-1
10 Rice (TX) 9-2-0
11 Georgia Tech 9-2-0
12 Yale (CT) 7-1-1
13 Pennsylvania 6-2-0
14 Oklahoma 8-3-0
15 Texas 8-2-0
16 Arkansas 6-3-2
17 Tulsa (OK) 9-1-0
18 North Carolina St. 8-3-0
19 Delaware 10-0-0
2 Army (NY) 9-0-1
20 Indiana 6-3-0
3 Georgia 11-0-0
4 UCLA 10-1-0
5 Illinois 8-2-0
6 Michigan 6-2-1
7 Tennessee 9-2-0
8 Louisiana St. 9-1-1
9 North Carolina 8-2-1

1946 - Final Coaches Poll

No Coaches Poll in 1946

Rank Team Poll Record Final Record

1947 - Final AP Poll

Final Poll released 12-09-1947

Rank Team Record
1 Notre Dame (IN) 9-0-0
10 Georgia Tech 10-1-0
11 Army (NY) 5-2-2
12 Kansas 8-1-2
13 Mississippi 9-2-0
14 William & Mary (VA) 9-2-0
15 California 9-1-0
16 Oklahoma 7-2-1
17 North Carolina St. 5-3-1
18 Rice (TX) 6-3-1
19 Duke (NC) 4-3-2
2 Michigan 10-0-0
20 Columbia (NY) 7-2-0
3 Southern Methodist (TX) 9-0-2
4 Penn St. 9-0-1
5 Texas 10-1-0
6 Alabama 8-3-0
7 Pennsylvania 7-0-1
8 Southern California 7-2-1
9 North Carolina 8-2-0

1947 - Final Coaches Poll

No Coaches Poll in 1947

Rank Team Poll Record Final Record

1948 - Final AP Poll

Final Poll released 11-30-1948

Rank Team Record
1 Michigan 9-0-0
10 Southern Methodist (TX) 9-1-1
11 Clemson (SC) 11-0-0
12 Vanderbilt (TN) 8-2-1
13 Tulane (LA) 9-1-0
14 Michigan St. 6-2-2
15 Mississippi 8-1-0
16 Minnesota 7-2-0
17 William & Mary (VA) 7-2-2
18 Penn St. 7-1-1
19 Cornell (NY) 8-1-0
2 Notre Dame (IN) 9-0-1
20 Wake Forest (NC) 6-4-0
3 North Carolina 9-1-1
4 California 10-1-0
5 Oklahoma 10-1-0
6 Army (NY) 8-0-1
7 Northwestern (IL) 8-2-0
8 Georgia 9-2-0
9 Oregon 9-2-0

1948 - Final Coaches Poll

No Coaches Poll in 1948

Rank Team Poll Record Final Record

1949 - Final AP Poll

Final Poll released 11-29-1949

Rank Team Record
1 Notre Dame (IN) 10-0-0
10 Pacific (CA) 11-0-0
11 Kentucky 9-3-0
12 Cornell (NY) 8-1-0
13 Villanova (PA) 8-1-0
14 Maryland 9-1-0
15 Santa Clara (CA) 8-2-1
16 North Carolina 7-4-0
17 Tennessee 7-2-1
18 Princeton (NJ) 6-3-0
19 Michigan St. 6-3-0
2 Oklahoma 11-0-0
20 Missouri 7-4-0
20 Baylor (TX) 8-2-0
3 California 10-1-0
4 Army (NY) 9-0-0
5 Rice (TX) 10-1-0
6 Ohio St. 7-1-2
7 Michigan 6-2-1
8 Minnesota 7-2-0
9 Louisiana St. 8-3-0

1949 - Final Coaches Poll

No Coaches Poll in 1949

Rank Team Poll Record Final Record