AP and Coaches Final Season Polls

1955 - Final AP Poll

Final Poll released 11-29-1955

Rank Team Record
Iowa 3-5-1
Duke (NC) 7-2-1
1 Oklahoma 11-0-0
10 Mississippi 10-1-0
11 Pittsburgh (PA) 7-4-0
12 Michigan 7-2-0
13 Southern California 6-4-0
14 Miami (FL) 6-3-0
15 Miami (OH) 9-0-0
16 Stanford (CA) 6-3-1
17 Texas A&M 7-2-1
18 Navy (MD) 6-2-1
19 West Virginia 8-2-0
2 Michigan St. 9-1-0
20 Army (NY) 6-3-0
3 Maryland 10-1-0
4 UCLA 9-2-0
5 Ohio St. 7-2-0
6 Texas Christian 9-2-0
7 Georgia Tech 9-1-1
8 Auburn (AL) 8-2-1
9 Notre Dame (IN) 8-2-0

1955 - Final Coaches Poll

Final Poll released 11-29-1955

Rank Team Poll Record Final Record
1 Oklahoma 10-0-0 11-0-0
10 Notre Dame (IN) 8-2-0 8-2-0
11 Pittsburgh (PA) 7-3-0 7-4-0
12 Southern California 6-4-0 6-4-0
13 Michigan 7-2-0 7-2-0
14 Texas A&M 7-2-1 7-2-1
15 Army (NY) 6-3-0 6-3-0
16 Duke (NC) 7-2-1 7-2-1
17 West Virginia 8-2-0 8-2-0
18 Miami (FL) 6-3-0 6-3-0
19 Iowa 3-5-1 3-5-1
2 Michigan St. 8-1-0 9-1-0
20 Miami (OH) 9-0-0 9-0-0
20 Navy (MD) 6-2-1 6-2-1
20 Stanford (CA) 6-3-1 6-3-1
3 Maryland 10-0-0 10-1-0
4 UCLA 9-1-0 9-2-0
5 Ohio St. 7-2-0 7-2-0
6 Texas Christian 9-1-0 9-2-0
7 Georgia Tech 8-1-1 9-1-1
8 Auburn (AL) 8-1-1 8-2-1
9 Mississippi 9-1-0 10-1-0

1956 - Final AP Poll

Final Poll released 12-04-1956

Rank Team Record
Yale (CT) 8-1-0
Wyoming 10-0-0
Duke (NC) 5-4-1
1 Oklahoma 10-0-0
10 Oregon St. 7-3-1
11 Baylor (TX) 9-2-0
12 Minnesota 6-1-2
13 Pittsburgh (PA) 7-3-1
14 Texas Christian 8-3-0
15 Ohio St. 6-3-0
16 Navy (MD) 6-1-2
17 George Washington (DC) 8-1-1
18 Southern California 8-2-0
19 Clemson (SC) 7-2-2
2 Tennessee 10-1-0
20 Colorado 8-2-1
3 Iowa 9-1-0
4 Georgia Tech 10-1-0
5 Texas A&M 9-0-1
6 Miami (FL) 8-1-1
7 Michigan 7-2-0
8 Syracuse (NY) 7-2-0
9 Michigan St. 7-2-0

1956 - Final Coaches Poll

Final Poll released 12-04-1956

Rank Team Poll Record Final Record
Clemson (SC) 7-2-2
George Washington (DC) 8-1-1
Ohio St. 6-3-0
1 Oklahoma 10-0-0 10-0-0
10 Michigan St. 7-2-0 7-2-0
11 Baylor (TX) 8-2-0 9-2-0
12 Pittsburgh (PA) 6-2-1 7-3-1
13 Oregon St. 7-2-1 7-3-1
14 Texas Christian 7-3-0 8-3-0
15 Southern California 8-2-0 8-2-0
16 Wyoming 10-0-0 10-0-0
17 Yale (CT) 8-1-0 8-1-0
18 Colorado 7-2-1 8-2-1
19 Navy (MD) 6-1-2 6-1-2
2 Tennessee 10-0-0 10-1-0
20 Duke (NC) 5-4-1 5-4-1
3 Iowa 8-1-0 9-1-0
4 Georgia Tech 9-1-0 10-1-0
5 Texas A&M 9-0-1 9-0-1
6 Miami (FL) 8-0-1 8-1-1
7 Michigan 7-2-0 7-2-0
8 Syracuse (NY) 7-1-0 7-2-0
9 Minnesota 6-1-2 6-1-2

1957 - Final AP Poll

Final Poll released 12-03-1957

Rank Team Record
Clemson (SC) 7-3-0
Oregon 7-4-0
UCLA 8-2-0
1 Auburn (AL) 10-0-0
10 Notre Dame (IN) 7-3-0
11 Texas 6-4-1
12 Arizona St. 10-0-0
13 Tennessee 8-3-0
14 Mississippi St. 6-2-1
15 North Carolina St. 7-1-2
16 Duke (NC) 6-3-2
17 Florida 6-2-1
18 Army (NY) 7-2-0
19 Wisconsin 6-3-0
2 Ohio St. 9-1-0
20 Virginia Military Institute 9-0-1
3 Michigan St. 8-1-0
4 Oklahoma 10-1-0
5 Navy (MD) 9-1-1
6 Iowa 7-1-1
7 Mississippi 9-1-1
8 Rice (TX) 7-4-0
9 Texas A&M 8-3-0

1957 - Final Coaches Poll

Final Poll released 12-03-1957

Rank Team Poll Record Final Record
Florida 6-2-1
Mississippi St. 6-2-1
Virginia Military Institute 9-0-1
1 Ohio St. 8-1-0 9-1-0
10 Texas A&M 8-2-0 8-3-0
11 Texas 6-3-1 6-4-1
12 Arizona St. 10-0-0 10-0-0
13 Army (NY) 7-2-0 7-2-0
14 Duke (NC) 6-2-2 6-3-2
14 Wisconsin 6-3-0 6-3-0
16 Tennessee 7-3-0 8-3-0
17 Oregon 7-3-0 7-4-0
18 Clemson (SC) 7-3-0 7-3-0
18 UCLA 8-2-0 8-2-0
2 Auburn (AL) 10-0-0 10-0-0
20 North Carolina St. 7-1-2 7-1-2
3 Michigan St. 8-1-0 8-1-0
4 Oklahoma 9-1-0 10-1-0
5 Iowa 7-1-1 7-1-1
6 Navy (MD) 8-1-1 9-1-1
7 Rice (TX) 7-3-0 7-4-0
8 Mississippi 8-1-1 9-1-1
9 Notre Dame (IN) 6-3-0 7-3-0

1958 - Final AP Poll

Final Poll released 12-02-1958

Rank Team Record
Northwestern (IL) 5-4-0
1 Louisiana St. 11-0-0
10 Texas Christian 8-2-1
11 Mississippi 9-2-0
12 Clemson (SC) 8-3-0
13 Purdue (IN) 6-1-2
14 Florida 6-4-1
15 South Carolina 7-3-0
16 California 7-4-0
17 Notre Dame (IN) 6-4-0
18 Southern Methodist (TX) 6-4-0
19 Oklahoma St. 8-3-0
2 Iowa 8-1-1
20 Rutgers (NJ) 8-1-0
3 Army (NY) 8-0-1
4 Auburn (AL) 9-0-1
5 Oklahoma 10-1-0
6 Air Force (CO) 9-0-2
7 Wisconsin 7-1-1
8 Ohio St. 6-1-2
9 Syracuse (NY) 8-2-0

1958 - Final Coaches Poll

Final Poll released 12-02-1958

Rank Team Poll Record Final Record
Oklahoma St. 8-3-0
Rutgers (NJ) 8-1-0
South Carolina 7-3-0
1 Louisiana St. 10-0-0 11-0-0
10 Syracuse (NY) 8-1-0 8-2-0
11 Purdue (IN) 6-1-2 6-1-2
12 Mississippi 8-2-0 9-2-0
13 Clemson (SC) 8-2-0 8-3-0
14 Notre Dame (IN) 6-4-0 6-4-0
15 Florida 6-3-1 6-4-1
16 California 7-3-0 7-4-0
17 Northwestern (IL) 5-4-0 5-4-0
18 Southern Methodist (TX) 6-4-0 6-4-0
2 Iowa 7-1-1 8-1-1
3 Army (NY) 8-0-1 8-0-1
4 Auburn (AL) 9-0-1 9-0-1
5 Oklahoma 9-1-0 10-1-0
6 Wisconsin 7-1-1 7-1-1
7 Ohio St. 6-1-2 6-1-2
8 Air Force (CO) 9-0-1 9-0-2
9 Texas Christian 8-2-0 8-2-1

1959 - Final AP Poll

Final Poll released 12-08-1959

Rank Team Record
Michigan St. 5-4-0
Auburn (AL) 7-3-0
1 Syracuse (NY) 11-0-0
10 Alabama 7-2-2
11 Clemson (SC) 9-2-0
12 Penn St. 9-2-0
13 Illinois 5-3-1
14 Southern California 8-2-0
15 Oklahoma 7-3-0
16 Wyoming 9-1-0
17 Notre Dame (IN) 5-5-0
18 Missouri 6-5-0
19 Florida 5-4-1
2 Mississippi 10-1-0
20 Pittsburgh (PA) 6-4-0
3 Louisiana St. 9-2-0
4 Texas 9-2-0
5 Georgia 10-1-0
6 Wisconsin 7-3-0
7 Texas Christian 8-3-0
8 Washington 10-1-0
9 Arkansas 9-2-0

1959 - Final Coaches Poll

Final Poll released 12-08-1959

Rank Team Poll Record Final Record
Wyoming 9-1-0
1 Syracuse (NY) 10-0-0 11-0-0
10 Penn St. 8-2-0 9-2-0
11 Clemson (SC) 8-2-0 9-2-0
12 Illinois 5-3-1 5-3-1
13 Alabama 7-1-2 7-2-2
13 Southern California 8-2-0 8-2-0
15 Auburn (AL) 7-3-0 7-3-0
16 Michigan St. 5-4-0 5-4-0
17 Oklahoma 7-3-0 7-3-0
18 Notre Dame (IN) 5-5-0 5-5-0
19 Florida 5-4-1 5-4-1
19 Missouri 6-4-0 6-5-0
19 Pittsburgh (PA) 6-4-0 6-4-0
2 Mississippi 9-1-0 10-1-0
3 Louisiana St. 9-1-0 9-2-0
4 Texas 9-1-0 9-2-0
5 Georgia 9-1-0 10-1-0
6 Wisconsin 7-2-0 7-3-0
7 Washington 9-1-0 10-1-0
8 Texas Christian 8-2-0 8-3-0
9 Arkansas 8-2-0 9-2-0