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Total Appearances in the AP Preseason Poll

72 total polls since 1950

  Team APP PCT AVG RK HIGH RK
1. Ohio State 68 94.4% 8.4 1
2. Oklahoma 63 87.5% 6.5 1
3. USC 60 83.3% 9.7 1
4. Notre Dame 58 80.6% 9.2 1
5. Alabama 55 76.4% 7.3 1
  Texas 55 76.4% 9.1 2
7. Michigan 50 69.4% 7.7 1
8. Penn State 48 66.7% 11.1 1
9. Nebraska 46 63.9% 8.3 1
10. Tennessee 42 58.3% 11.9 1
11. LSU 41 56.9% 10.6 1
12. Florida State 40 55.6% 8.9 1
  Florida 40 55.6% 10.4 1
  Auburn 40 55.6% 11.5 1
  Georgia 40 55.6% 11.8 1
16. UCLA 39 54.2% 12.9 1
17. Washington 34 47.2% 12.8 2
18. Miami (FL) 32 44.4% 9.0 1
  Michigan State 32 44.4% 11.5 1
  Texas A&M 32 44.4% 12.3 2
21. Clemson 31 43.1% 11.9 1
22. Wisconsin 30 41.7% 13.9 4
23. Arkansas 26 36.1% 12.3 2
  Iowa 26 36.1% 14.7 1
25. Stanford 23 31.9% 14.7 4
  Arizona State 23 31.9% 16.9 3
27. Pittsburgh 20 27.8% 12.4 1
  North Carolina 20 27.8% 15.6 5
29. Mississippi 18 25.0% 9.7 1
  Oregon 18 25.0% 12.9 3
  Virginia Tech 18 25.0% 14.3 7
  West Virginia 18 25.0% 16.4 3
33. TCU 17 23.6% 14.4 2
34. Colorado 16 22.2% 10.6 2
  Maryland 16 22.2% 11.9 2
36. Syracuse 15 20.8% 13.3 1
  Purdue 15 20.8% 13.5 1
38. Georgia Tech 14 19.4% 11.0 3
39. Illinois 13 18.1% 12.5 3
40. California 12 16.7% 12.7 5
  Kansas State 12 16.7% 15.6 6
42. Houston 11 15.3% 14.5 7
  BYU 11 15.3% 17.8 10
44. South Carolina 10 13.9% 14.6 6
  Arizona 10 13.9% 15.5 4
  Oklahoma State 10 13.9% 15.6 9
  Missouri 10 13.9% 16.0 6
48. Boise State 9 12.5% 16.9 3
49. SMU 8 11.1% 11.3 3
  Duke 8 11.1% 14.0 8
  Louisville 8 11.1% 15.1 9
  Mississippi State 8 11.1% 18.6 14
  Virginia 8 11.1% 19.3 15
54. Baylor 7 9.7% 12.7 4
  Northwestern 7 9.7% 15.1 6
56. Army (NY) 6 8.3% 7.8 2
  Navy (MD) 6 8.3% 9.8 7
  Oregon State 6 8.3% 15.2 6
  Minnesota 6 8.3% 16.7 4
  Texas Tech 6 8.3% 17.5 8
  Kansas 6 8.3% 17.8 8
  NC State 6 8.3% 18.8 13
63. Utah 5 6.9% 19.8 14
64. Kentucky 4 5.6% 13.5 6
  Iowa State 4 5.6% 17.8 7
  Washington State 4 5.6% 18.3 11
  Boston College 4 5.6% 21.0 19
68. Rice (TX) 3 4.2% 13.0 11
  Indiana 3 4.2% 14.7 13
  Princeton (NJ) 3 4.2% 17.0 14
  UCF 3 4.2% 19.7 17
  Colorado State 3 4.2% 20.7 15
73. Cincinnati 2 2.8% 14.0 8
  Cornell (NY) 2 2.8% 14.5 9
  Penn 2 2.8% 15.5 12
  South Florida 2 2.8% 19.0 19
  Southern Miss 2 2.8% 22.0 21
78. Air Force 1 1.4% 15.0 15
  Rutgers (NJ) 1 1.4% 16.0 16
  Marshall (WV) 1 1.4% 19.0 19
  Yale (CT) 1 1.4% 19.0 19
  Miami (OH) 1 1.4% 20.0 20
  Coastal Carolina (SC) 1 1.4% 22.0 22
  Hawaii 1 1.4% 23.0 23
  Louisiana 1 1.4% 23.0 23
  Wake Forest (NC) 1 1.4% 23.0 23
  Fresno State 1 1.4% 24.0 24

Notes

  • Teams in the latest poll are in bold.
  • Updated through January 11, 2022.