AP and Coaches Final Season Polls

1970 - Final AP Poll

Final Poll released after Bowl Games

Rank Team Record
Colorado 6-5-0
1 Nebraska 11-0-1
10 Auburn (AL) 9-2-0
11 Arkansas 9-2-0
12 Toledo (OH) 12-0-0
13 Georgia Tech 9-3-0
14 Dartmouth (NH) 9-0-0
15 Southern California 6-4-1
16 Air Force (CO) 9-3-0
17 Tulane (LA) 8-4-0
18 Penn St. 7-3-0
19 Houston (TX) 8-3-0
2 Notre Dame (IN) 10-1-0
20 Mississippi 7-4-0
20 Oklahoma 7-4-1
3 Texas 10-1-0
4 Tennessee 11-1-0
5 Ohio St. 9-1-0
6 Arizona St. 11-0-0
7 Louisiana St. 9-3-0
8 Stanford (CA) 9-3-0
9 Michigan 9-1-0

1970 - Final Coaches Poll

Final Poll released 12-08-1970

Rank Team Poll Record Final Record
Mississippi 7-4-0
Tulane (LA) 8-4-0
1 Texas 10-0-0 10-1-0
10 Stanford (CA) 8-3-0 9-3-0
11 Air Force (CO) 9-2-0 9-3-0
12 Arkansas 9-2-0 9-2-0
13 Dartmouth (NH) 9-0-0 9-0-0
13 Houston (TX) 8-3-0 8-3-0
15 Oklahoma 7-4-0 7-4-1
16 Colorado 6-4-0 6-5-0
17 Georgia Tech 8-3-0 9-3-0
17 Toledo (OH) 11-0-0 12-0-0
19 Penn St. 7-3-0 7-3-0
19 Southern California 6-4-1 6-4-1
2 Ohio St. 9-0-0 9-1-0
3 Nebraska 10-0-1 11-0-1
4 Tennessee 10-1-0 11-1-0
5 Notre Dame (IN) 9-1-0 10-1-0
6 Louisiana St. 9-2-0 9-3-0
7 Michigan 9-1-0 9-1-0
8 Arizona St. 10-0-0 11-0-0
9 Auburn (AL) 8-2-0 9-2-0

1971 - Final AP Poll

Final Poll released after Bowl Games

Rank Team Record
Iowa St. 8-4-0
North Carolina 9-3-0
Florida St. 8-4-0
1 Nebraska 13-0-0
10 Stanford (CA) 9-3-0
11 Louisiana St. 9-3-0
12 Auburn (AL) 9-2-0
13 Notre Dame (IN) 8-2-0
14 Toledo (OH) 12-0-0
15 Mississippi 10-2-0
16 Arkansas 8-3-1
17 Houston (TX) 9-3-0
18 Texas 8-3-0
19 Washington 8-3-0
2 Oklahoma 11-1-0
20 Southern California 6-4-1
3 Colorado 10-2-0
4 Alabama 11-1-0
5 Penn St. 11-1-0
6 Michigan 11-1-0
7 Georgia 11-1-0
8 Arizona St. 11-1-0
9 Tennessee 10-2-0

1971 - Final Coaches Poll

Final Poll released 12-07-1971

Rank Team Poll Record Final Record
Southern California 6-4-1
Washington 8-3-0
1 Nebraska 12-0-0 13-0-0
10 Louisiana St. 8-3-0 9-3-0
11 Penn St. 10-1-0 11-1-0
12 Texas 8-2-0 8-3-0
13 Toledo (OH) 11-0-0 12-0-0
14 Houston (TX) 9-2-0 9-3-0
15 Notre Dame (IN) 8-2-0 8-2-0
16 Stanford (CA) 8-3-0 9-3-0
17 Iowa St. 8-3-0 8-4-0
18 North Carolina 9-2-0 9-3-0
19 Florida St. 8-3-0 8-4-0
2 Alabama 11-0-0 11-1-0
20 Arkansas 8-2-1 8-3-1
20 Mississippi 9-2-0 10-2-0
3 Oklahoma 10-1-0 11-1-0
4 Michigan 11-0-0 11-1-0
5 Auburn (AL) 9-1-0 9-2-0
6 Arizona St. 10-1-0 11-1-0
7 Colorado 9-2-0 10-2-0
8 Georgia 10-1-0 11-1-0
9 Tennessee 9-2-0 10-2-0

1972 - Final AP Poll

Final Poll released after Bowl Games

Rank Team Record
San Diego St. (CA) 10-1-0
Utah St. 8-3-0
1 Southern California 12-0-0
10 Penn St. 10-1-0
11 Louisiana St. 9-2-1
12 North Carolina 11-1-0
13 Arizona St. 10-2-0
14 Notre Dame (IN) 8-3-0
15 UCLA 8-3-0
16 Colorado 8-4-0
17 North Carolina St. 8-3-1
18 Louisville (KY) 9-1-0
19 Washington St. 7-4-0
2 Oklahoma 11-1-0
20 Georgia Tech 7-4-1
3 Texas 10-1-0
4 Nebraska 9-2-1
5 Auburn (AL) 10-1-0
6 Michigan 10-1-0
7 Alabama 10-2-0
8 Tennessee 10-2-0
9 Ohio St. 9-2-0

1972 - Final Coaches Poll

Final Poll released 12-05-1972

Rank Team Poll Record Final Record
Georgia Tech 7-4-1
North Carolina St. 8-3-1
1 Southern California 11-0-0 12-0-0
10 Louisiana St. 9-1-1 9-2-1
11 Tennessee 9-2-0 10-2-0
12 Notre Dame (IN) 8-2-0 8-3-0
13 Arizona St. 9-2-0 10-2-0
14 Colorado 8-3-0 8-4-0
14 North Carolina 10-1-0 11-1-0
16 Louisville (KY) 9-1-0 9-1-0
17 UCLA 8-3-0 8-3-0
17 Washington St. 7-4-0 7-4-0
19 Utah St. 8-3-0 8-3-0
2 Oklahoma 10-1-0 11-1-0
20 San Diego St. (CA) 10-1-0 10-1-0
3 Ohio St. 9-1-0 9-2-0
4 Alabama 10-1-0 10-2-0
5 Texas 9-1-0 10-1-0
6 Michigan 10-1-0 10-1-0
7 Auburn (AL) 9-1-0 10-1-0
8 Penn St. 10-1-0 10-1-0
9 Nebraska 8-2-1 9-2-1

1973 - Final AP Poll

Final Poll released after Bowl Games

Rank Team Record
Florida 7-5-0
San Diego St. (CA) 9-1-1
1 Notre Dame (IN) 11-0-0
11 Texas Tech 11-1-0
12 UCLA 9-2-0
13 Louisiana St. 9-3-0
14 Texas 8-3-0
15 Miami (OH) 11-0-0
16 North Carolina St. 9-3-0
17 Missouri 8-4-0
18 Kansas 7-4-1
19 Tennessee 8-4-0
2 Ohio St. 10-0-1
20 Tulane (LA) 9-3-0
20 Maryland 8-4-0
3 Oklahoma 10-0-1
4 Alabama 11-1-0
5 Penn St. 12-0-0
6 Michigan 10-0-1
7 Nebraska 9-2-1
8 Southern California 9-2-1
9 Houston (TX) 11-1-0
9 Arizona St. 11-1-0

1973 - Final Coaches Poll

Final Poll released 12-04-1973

Rank Team Poll Record Final Record
Missouri 8-4-0
North Carolina St. 9-3-0
Tennessee 8-4-0
1 Alabama 11-0-0 11-1-0
10 Arizona St. 10-1-0 11-1-0
11 Nebraska 8-2-1 9-2-1
11 Texas Tech 10-1-0 11-1-0
13 Houston (TX) 10-1-0 11-1-0
14 Louisiana St. 9-2-0 9-3-0
15 Kansas 7-3-1 7-4-1
15 Tulane (LA) 9-2-0 9-3-0
17 Miami (OH) 10-0-0 11-0-0
18 Maryland 8-3-0 8-4-0
19 Florida 7-4-0 7-5-0
19 San Diego St. (CA) 9-1-1 9-1-1
2 Oklahoma 10-0-1 10-0-1
3 Ohio St. 9-0-1 10-0-1
4 Notre Dame (IN) 10-0-0 11-0-0
5 Penn St. 11-0-0 12-0-0
6 Michigan 10-0-1 10-0-1
7 Southern California 9-1-1 9-2-1
8 Texas 8-2-0 8-3-0
9 UCLA 9-2-0 9-2-0

1974 - Final AP Poll

Final Poll released after Bowl Games

Rank Team Record
Tulsa (OK) 8-3-0
1 Oklahoma 11-0-0
10 Miami (OH) 10-0-1
11 North Carolina St. 9-2-1
12 Michigan St. 7-3-1
13 Maryland 8-4-0
14 Baylor (TX) 8-4-0
15 Florida 8-4-0
16 Texas A&M 8-3-0
17 Texas 8-4-0
17 Mississippi St. 9-3-0
19 Houston (TX) 8-3-1
2 Southern California 10-1-1
20 Tennessee 7-3-2
3 Michigan 10-1-0
4 Ohio St. 10-2-0
5 Alabama 11-1-0
6 Notre Dame (IN) 10-2-0
7 Penn St. 10-2-0
8 Auburn (AL) 10-2-0
9 Nebraska 9-3-0

1974 - Final Coaches Poll

Final Poll released after Bowl Games

Rank Team Final Record
Oklahoma 11-0-0
Texas 8-4-0
1 Southern California 10-1-1
10 Miami (OH) 10-0-1
11 Houston (TX) 8-3-1
12 Florida 8-4-0
13 Maryland 8-4-0
14 Baylor (TX) 8-4-0
15 Tennessee 7-3-2
15 Texas A&M 8-3-0
17 Mississippi St. 9-3-0
18 Michigan St. 7-3-1
19 Tulsa (OK) 8-3-0
2 Alabama 11-1-0
3 Ohio St. 10-2-0
4 Notre Dame (IN) 10-2-0
5 Michigan 10-1-0
6 Auburn (AL) 10-2-0
7 Penn St. 10-2-0
8 Nebraska 9-3-0
9 North Carolina St. 9-2-1