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Total Appearances in the AP Poll

1216 total polls since 1936

  Team APP PCT
1. Ohio State 965 79.4%
2. Michigan 902 74.2%
3. Oklahoma 882 72.5%
4. Alabama 856 70.4%
  Notre Dame 856 70.4%
6. USC 802 66.0%
7. Texas 756 62.2%
8. Nebraska 730 60.0%
9. Penn State 677 55.7%
10. LSU 648 53.3%
11. Florida 644 53.0%
  Georgia 644 53.0%
13. Tennessee 602 49.5%
  Auburn 602 49.5%
15. Florida State 566 46.5%
16. UCLA 546 44.9%
17. Miami (FL) 513 42.2%
18. Clemson 492 40.5%
19. Texas A&M 488 40.1%
20. Washington 464 38.2%
21. Arkansas 432 35.5%
22. Michigan State 419 34.5%
23. Wisconsin 414 34.0%
24. Iowa 357 29.4%
25. Oregon 349 28.7%
26. Mississippi 317 26.1%
27. Pittsburgh 313 25.7%
28. Virginia Tech 311 25.6%
29. Georgia Tech 306 25.2%
  West Virginia 306 25.2%
31. Colorado 305 25.1%
32. Stanford 303 24.9%
33. Arizona State 291 23.9%
34. Oklahoma State 282 23.2%
35. BYU 279 22.9%
36. North Carolina 269 22.1%
37. Missouri 254 20.9%
38. TCU 253 20.8%
39. Purdue 237 19.5%
40. Kansas State 229 18.8%
41. Baylor 226 18.6%
42. Syracuse 210 17.3%
43. Mississippi State 208 17.1%
44. Houston 203 16.7%
45. California 200 16.4%
46. Maryland 193 15.9%
47. South Carolina 190 15.6%
48. Northwestern 188 15.5%
49. Illinois 186 15.3%
  NC State 186 15.3%
51. SMU 180 14.8%
52. Minnesota 175 14.4%
53. Virginia 174 14.3%
54. Duke 172 14.1%
55. Arizona 168 13.8%
56. Boise State 165 13.6%
57. Utah 161 13.2%
  Washington State 161 13.2%
59. Army (NY) 146 12.0%
60. Boston College 144 11.8%
61. Louisville 143 11.8%
62. Texas Tech 141 11.6%
63. Navy (MD) 139 11.4%
64. Kansas 111 9.1%
65. Kentucky 109 9.0%
66. Oregon State 100 8.2%
67. Cincinnati 97 8.0%
68. Penn 89 7.3%
69. Air Force 81 6.7%
70. Iowa State 70 5.8%
71. Rice (TX) 69 5.7%
  Wake Forest (NC) 69 5.7%
73. Indiana 67 5.5%
  Tulane (LA) 67 5.5%
75. Fresno State 62 5.1%
76. Wyoming 56 4.6%
  Southern Miss 56 4.6%
78. UCF 54 4.4%
79. Tulsa 48 3.9%
80. Cornell (NY) 47 3.9%
  South Florida 47 3.9%
82. Toledo (OH) 45 3.7%
83. Santa Clara (CA) 43 3.5%
  Colorado State 43 3.5%
85. Miami (OH) 42 3.5%
86. Fordham (NY) 40 3.3%
87. Holy Cross (MA) 39 3.2%
88. Dartmouth (NH) 37 3.0%
  Marshall (WV) 37 3.0%
  Rutgers (NJ) 37 3.0%
91. East Carolina 34 2.8%
92. San Diego State 32 2.6%
93. Vanderbilt 31 2.5%
94. Yale (CT) 30 2.5%
95. Princeton (NJ) 29 2.4%
96. Hawaii 28 2.3%
97. Memphis 27 2.2%
98. Villanova (PA) 25 2.1%
99. Coastal Carolina (SC) 24 2.0%
100. Northern Illinois 23 1.9%
101. Louisiana 22 1.8%
102. Duquesne (PA) 20 1.6%
103. Iowa Pre-Flight 18 1.5%
104. William & Mary (VA) 16 1.3%
  Columbia (NY) 16 1.3%
  Nevada 16 1.3%
  Temple (PA) 16 1.3%
  Bowling Green (OH) 16 1.3%
109. March Field/4th AF (CA) 15 1.2%
110. Pacific (CA) 14 1.2%
111. St. Mary's (CA) 13 1.1%
  Great Lakes Naval (IL) 13 1.1%
  Utah State 13 1.1%
114. Bainbridge Naval (MD) 12 1.0%
115. Georgetown (DC) 11 0.9%
  Ball State 11 0.9%
117. Randolph Field (TX) 10 0.8%
  Western Michigan 10 0.8%
  Appalachian State (NC) 10 0.8%
  Liberty (VA) 10 0.8%
121. Carnegie Mellon (PA) 9 0.7%
  Del Monte Pre-Flight (CA) 9 0.7%
  Ohio 9 0.7%
  UTSA 9 0.7%
125. San Francisco 8 0.7%
  San Jose State (CA) 8 0.7%
127. North Carolina Pre-Flight 7 0.6%
  Marquette (WI) 7 0.6%
  George Washington (DC) 7 0.6%
130. New Mexico State 6 0.5%
  2nd Air Force 6 0.5%
  Connecticut 6 0.5%
  Louisiana Tech 6 0.5%
134. Norman Pre-Flight (OK) 5 0.4%
  El Toro Marines (CA) 5 0.4%
  Colorado College 5 0.4%
  VMI 5 0.4%
  Harvard (MA) 5 0.4%
  Kent State (OH) 5 0.4%
  UTEP 5 0.4%
141. Hardin-Simmons (TX) 4 0.3%
142. Southwestern (TX) 3 0.2%
  Memphis Naval 3 0.2%
  Boston 3 0.2%
  Delaware 3 0.2%
  New York 3 0.2%
  Lafayette (PA) 3 0.2%
  Buffalo 3 0.2%
149. Colgate (NY) 2 0.2%
  Camp Peary (VA) 2 0.2%
  Detroit 2 0.2%
  North Texas 2 0.2%
  San Diego Naval 2 0.2%
  Washington & Lee (VA) 2 0.2%
  Central Michigan 2 0.2%
  Troy (AL) 2 0.2%
  Western Kentucky 2 0.2%
158. Arkansas-Monticello 1 0.1%
  Fort Pierce Naval (FL) 1 0.1%
  3rd Air Force 1 0.1%
  Lehigh (PA) 1 0.1%
  Muhlenberg (PA) 1 0.1%
  St. Mary's Pre-Flight (CA) 1 0.1%
  Bucknell (PA) 1 0.1%
  Camp Grant (IL) 1 0.1%
  Catawba (NC) 1 0.1%
  Loyola Marymount (CA) 1 0.1%
  Richmond (VA) 1 0.1%
  Williams (MA) 1 0.1%
  James Madison (VA) 1 0.1%

Notes

  • Teams in the latest poll are in bold.
  • Updated through December 4, 2022.