AP and Coaches Final Season Polls

1950 - Final AP Poll

Final Poll released 11-28-1950

Rank Team Record
Wisconsin 6-3-0
Baylor (TX) 7-3-0
Navy (MD) 3-6-0
Cornell (NY) 7-2-0
1 Oklahoma 10-1-0
10 Clemson (SC) 9-0-1
11 Washington 8-2-0
12 Wyoming 10-0-0
13 Illinois 7-2-0
14 Ohio St. 6-3-0
15 Miami (FL) 9-1-1
16 Alabama 9-2-0
17 Nebraska 6-2-1
18 Washington & Lee (VA) 8-3-0
19 Tulsa (OK) 9-1-1
2 Army (NY) 8-1-0
20 Tulane (LA) 6-2-1
3 Texas 9-2-0
4 Tennessee 11-1-0
5 California 9-1-1
6 Princeton (NJ) 9-0-0
7 Kentucky 11-1-0
8 Michigan St. 8-1-0
9 Michigan 6-3-1

1950 - Final Coaches Poll

Final Poll released 11-28-1950

Rank Team Poll Record Final Record
Tulane (LA) 6-2-1
Tulsa (OK) 9-1-1
1 Oklahoma 9-0-0 10-1-0
10 Ohio St. 6-3-0 6-3-0
11 Illinois 7-2-0 7-2-0
12 Clemson (SC) 8-0-1 9-0-1
13 Miami (FL) 8-0-1 9-1-1
14 Wyoming 9-0-0 10-0-0
15 Baylor (TX) 7-3-0 7-3-0
15 Washington 8-2-0 8-2-0
17 Alabama 8-2-0 9-2-0
18 Washington & Lee (VA) 8-2-0 8-3-0
19 Navy (MD) 3-6-0 3-6-0
2 Texas 7-1-0 9-2-0
20 Cornell (NY) 7-2-0 7-2-0
20 Nebraska 6-2-1 6-2-1
20 Wisconsin 6-3-0 6-3-0
3 Tennessee 9-1-0 11-1-0
4 California 9-0-1 9-1-1
5 Army (NY) 8-0-0 8-1-0
6 Michigan 5-3-1 6-3-1
7 Kentucky 10-1-0 11-1-0
8 Princeton (NJ) 9-0-0 9-0-0
9 Michigan St. 8-1-0 8-1-0

1951 - Final AP Poll

Final Poll released 12-04-1951

Rank Team Record
Purdue (IN) 5-4-0
Notre Dame (IN) 7-2-1
Kansas 8-2-0
1 Tennessee 10-1-0
10 Oklahoma 8-2-0
11 Texas Christian 6-5-0
12 California 8-2-0
13 Virginia 8-1-0
14 San Francisco (CA) 9-0-0
15 Kentucky 8-4-0
16 Boston (MA) 6-4-0
17 UCLA 5-3-1
18 Washington St. 7-3-0
19 Holy Cross (MA) 8-2-0
2 Michigan St. 9-0-0
20 Clemson (SC) 7-3-0
3 Maryland 10-0-0
4 Illinois 9-0-1
5 Georgia Tech 11-0-1
6 Princeton (NJ) 9-0-0
7 Stanford (CA) 9-2-0
8 Wisconsin 7-1-1
9 Baylor (TX) 8-2-1

1951 - Final Coaches Poll

Final Poll released 12-04-1951

Rank Team Poll Record Final Record
Boston (MA) 6-4-0
Clemson (SC) 7-3-0
Virginia 8-1-0
1 Tennessee 10-0-0 10-1-0
10 Texas Christian 6-4-0 6-5-0
11 Oklahoma 8-2-0 8-2-0
12 California 8-2-0 8-2-0
13 Notre Dame (IN) 7-2-1 7-2-1
14 Purdue (IN) 5-4-0 5-4-0
14 San Francisco (CA) 9-0-0 9-0-0
14 Washington St. 7-3-0 7-3-0
17 Holy Cross (MA) 8-2-0 8-2-0
17 Kentucky 7-4-0 8-4-0
17 UCLA 5-3-1 5-3-1
2 Michigan St. 9-0-0 9-0-0
20 Kansas 8-2-0 8-2-0
3 Illinois 8-0-1 9-0-1
4 Maryland 9-0-0 10-0-0
5 Georgia Tech 10-0-1 11-0-1
6 Princeton (NJ) 9-0-0 9-0-0
7 Stanford (CA) 9-1-0 9-2-0
8 Wisconsin 7-1-1 7-1-1
9 Baylor (TX) 8-1-1 8-2-1

1952 - Final AP Poll

Final Poll released 12-01-1952

Rank Team Record
Houston (TX) 8-2-0
Pittsburgh (PA) 6-3-0
Navy (MD) 6-2-1
1 Michigan St. 9-0-0
10 Texas 9-2-0
11 Wisconsin 6-3-1
12 Tulsa (OK) 8-2-1
13 Maryland 7-2-0
14 Syracuse (NY) 7-3-0
15 Florida 8-3-0
16 Duke (NC) 8-2-0
17 Ohio St. 6-3-0
18 Purdue (IN) 4-3-2
19 Princeton (NJ) 8-1-0
2 Georgia Tech 12-0-0
20 Kentucky 5-4-2
3 Notre Dame (IN) 7-2-1
4 Oklahoma 8-1-1
5 Southern California 10-1-0
6 UCLA 8-1-0
7 Mississippi 8-1-2
8 Tennessee 8-2-1
9 Alabama 10-2-0

1952 - Final Coaches Poll

Final Poll released 12-01-1952

Rank Team Poll Record Final Record
Florida 8-3-0
Syracuse (NY) 7-3-0
Tulsa (OK) 8-2-1
1 Michigan St. 9-0-0 9-0-0
10 Wisconsin 6-2-1 6-3-1
11 Texas 8-2-0 9-2-0
12 Purdue (IN) 4-3-2 4-3-2
13 Maryland 7-2-0 7-2-0
14 Princeton (NJ) 8-1-0 8-1-0
15 Ohio St. 6-3-0 6-3-0
15 Pittsburgh (PA) 6-3-0 6-3-0
17 Navy (MD) 6-2-1 6-2-1
18 Duke (NC) 8-2-0 8-2-0
19 Houston (TX) 8-2-0 8-2-0
19 Kentucky 5-3-2 5-4-2
2 Georgia Tech 11-0-0 12-0-0
3 Notre Dame (IN) 7-2-1 7-2-1
4 Oklahoma 8-1-1 8-1-1
4 Southern California 9-1-0 10-1-0
6 UCLA 8-1-0 8-1-0
7 Mississippi 8-0-2 8-1-2
8 Tennessee 8-1-1 8-2-1
9 Alabama 9-2-0 10-2-0

1953 - Final AP Poll

Final Poll released 12-01-1953

Rank Team Record
Ohio St. 6-3-0
1 Maryland 10-1-0
10 West Virginia 8-2-0
11 Texas 7-3-0
12 Texas Tech 11-1-0
13 Alabama 6-3-3
14 Army (NY) 7-1-1
15 Wisconsin 6-2-1
16 Kentucky 7-2-1
17 Auburn (AL) 7-3-1
18 Duke (NC) 7-2-1
19 Stanford (CA) 6-3-1
2 Notre Dame (IN) 9-0-1
20 Michigan 6-3-0
3 Michigan St. 9-1-0
4 Oklahoma 9-1-1
5 UCLA 8-2-0
6 Rice (TX) 9-2-0
7 Illinois 7-1-1
8 Georgia Tech 9-2-1
9 Iowa 5-3-1

1953 - Final Coaches Poll

Final Poll released 12-01-1953

Rank Team Poll Record Final Record
Auburn (AL) 7-3-1
1 Maryland 10-0-0 10-1-0
10 Iowa 5-3-1 5-3-1
11 Alabama 6-2-3 6-3-3
12 Texas Tech 10-1-0 11-1-0
13 West Virginia 8-1-0 8-2-0
14 Wisconsin 6-2-1 6-2-1
15 Kentucky 7-2-1 7-2-1
16 Army (NY) 7-1-1 7-1-1
17 Stanford (CA) 6-3-1 6-3-1
18 Duke (NC) 7-2-1 7-2-1
19 Michigan 6-3-0 6-3-0
2 Notre Dame (IN) 8-0-1 9-0-1
20 Ohio St. 6-3-0 6-3-0
3 Michigan St. 8-1-0 9-1-0
4 UCLA 8-1-0 8-2-0
5 Oklahoma 8-1-1 9-1-1
6 Rice (TX) 8-2-0 9-2-0
7 Illinois 7-1-1 7-1-1
8 Texas 7-3-0 7-3-0
9 Georgia Tech 8-2-1 9-2-1

1954 - Final AP Poll

Final Poll released 11-30-1954

Rank Team Record
Georgia Tech 8-3-0
Minnesota 7-2-0
Southern Methodist (TX) 6-3-1
Denver (CO) 9-1-0
1 Ohio St. 10-0-0
10 Arkansas 8-3-0
11 Miami (FL) 8-1-0
12 West Virginia 8-1-0
13 Auburn (AL) 8-3-0
14 Duke (NC) 8-2-1
15 Michigan 6-3-0
16 Virginia Tech 8-0-1
17 Southern California 8-4-0
18 Baylor (TX) 7-4-0
19 Rice (TX) 7-3-0
2 UCLA 9-0-0
20 Penn St. 7-2-0
3 Oklahoma 10-0-0
4 Notre Dame (IN) 9-1-0
5 Navy (MD) 8-2-0
6 Mississippi 9-2-0
7 Army (NY) 7-2-0
8 Maryland 7-2-1
9 Wisconsin 7-2-0

1954 - Final Coaches Poll

Final Poll released 11-30-1954

Rank Team Poll Record Final Record
Auburn (AL) 8-3-0
Baylor (TX) 7-4-0
Virginia Tech 8-0-1
West Virginia 8-1-0
1 UCLA 9-0-0 9-0-0
10 Wisconsin 7-2-0 7-2-0
11 Georgia Tech 7-3-0 8-3-0
11 Maryland 7-2-1 7-2-1
11 Southern California 8-3-0 8-4-0
14 Duke (NC) 7-2-1 8-2-1
15 Michigan 6-3-0 6-3-0
16 Penn St. 7-2-0 7-2-0
17 Southern Methodist (TX) 6-3-1 6-3-1
18 Denver (CO) 9-1-0 9-1-0
19 Rice (TX) 7-3-0 7-3-0
2 Ohio St. 9-0-0 10-0-0
20 Minnesota 7-2-0 7-2-0
3 Oklahoma 10-0-0 10-0-0
4 Notre Dame (IN) 8-1-0 9-1-0
5 Navy (MD) 7-2-0 8-2-0
6 Mississippi 9-1-0 9-2-0
7 Army (NY) 7-2-0 7-2-0
8 Arkansas 8-2-0 8-3-0
9 Miami (FL) 8-1-0 8-1-0