Football

FB Home | Last Poll | Team Index | Seasons

  
 

October 8, 1956 AP Football Poll

Rank Team (FPV) Conf Rec Pts Last Week
1 < 1 Oklahoma (76) Big 7 2-0 1185 W 66-0 H Kansas State
2 < 2 Michigan State (32) Big Ten 2-0 1065  
3 < 3 Georgia Tech (4) SEC 2-0 793  
4 < 8 TCU (7) Southwest 2-0 740 W 41-6 H Arkansas
5 < 4 Ohio State (1) Big Ten 2-0 735  
6 < 9 Tennessee (5) SEC 2-0 588  
7 < 6 Mississippi (2) SEC 3-0 483  
8 < 10 USC Pacific Coast 3-0 313  
9 < 11 Texas A&M Southwest 3-0 165  
10 < 16 Baylor Southwest 3-0 150  
11 < 13 Miami (FL) (1) Ind 2-0 137  
12 < 5 Michigan Big Ten 1-1 109  
13 < 18 Vanderbilt SEC 3-0 107 W 32-7 A Alabama
14 < NR Navy Ind 2-0 83  
15 < 15 Army Ind 2-0 82  
16 < NR George Washington (1) Southern 3-0 79 W 13-7 H Hardin-Simmons
17 < NR Minnesota Big Ten 2-0 75  
18 < 17 Notre Dame Ind 1-1 55  
19 < 12 SMU Southwest 2-1 53  
20 < NR South Carolina ACC 3-1 21 W 14-0 H North Carolina
20 < NR West Virginia Southern 2-1 21  
NR < 13 Illinois Big Ten 0  
NR < 20 Iowa Big Ten 0  
NR < 7 Pittsburgh Ind 0  
NR < 18 Syracuse Ind 0  
CONFERENCE BREAKDOWN
Conference Teams Avg Rank Total Points
SEC 4 7.3 1971
Big Ten 4 9.0 1984
Southwest 4 10.5 1108
Ind 4 14.5 357
Southern 2 18.0 100
Big 7 1 1.0 1185
Pacific Coast 1 8.0 313
ACC 1 20.0 21

Notes

  • * = Received first place votes (non-AP rankings); Hold the mouse cursor over these rankings to see the first place votes (where available) in a tooltip (for browsers that support tooltips)
  • Clicking on the team name will display the week-by-week ranking for that team.
  • Polls from 1936-60 had 20 teams, 1961-67 had 10 teams, 1968-88 had 20 teams, and 1989-present had 25 teams.

Home | Football | Men's BB | Women's BB | Flashback | Credits | Contact

Copyright © 2018 College Poll Archive. All rights reserved.
College Poll Archive is not affiliated with the companies, administrators, or members of
the football or basketball AP Top 25 Polls, Amway Coaches Polls, or selection committees
Formerly known as AP Poll Archive (2007-2010)