October 2, 1961 AP Football Poll
OTHERS RECEIVING VOTES
Notre Dame, Navy, Maryland, Miami (FL), Auburn, Missouri, Northwestern, TCU, Army, Stanford, Penn State, Washington, Duke, Utah State, Colorado, Memphis, Rice, Purdue, LSU, Kansas, North Carolina, South Carolina
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- Polls from 1936-60 had 20 teams, 1961-67 had 10 teams, 1968-88 had 20 teams, and 1989-present had 25 teams.