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Teams Ranked in the Preseason AP Poll Coming Off Losing Seasons (62 KB PDF), Jim Gumm, The Blitz, August 2023.

Ohio State Is Always Facing High Expectations - Scandal Or Not, Josh Planos, FiveThirtyEight, August 2018.

Does College Football Polling Favor Certain Conferences and Teams?, Nicholas Tice, University of South Carolina/Samford University, August 2018.

AP National Champions' First and Highest Rankings Prior to Winning the NC (291 KB PDF), Tex Noel, Intercollegiate Football Researchers Association, September 2016.

Most High Profile Match-Ups In a Single Series, Jeff Bovee, CFB Trivia, August 2015.

The Huskers' History in the AP Poll, Brandon Vogel,, August 2015.

Voter Bias in the Associated Press College Football Poll, Jay Coleman, Andres Gallo, Paul Mason, Jeffrey W. Steagall, University of North Florida, August 2010.

20-Year AP Top 25 Trends, Brian Fremeau, BCF Toys, March 2010.

Connectivity in College Football: 1989 vs. 2009, Brian Fremeau, BCF Toys, March 2010.

Ranking high: scientific proof that preseason polls matter, Scott Albrecht, College Football by the Numbers, August 2009.

Rectifying a Stupid Conclusion - Preseason Polls, Scott Albrecht, College Football by the Numbers, August 2008.

Games Where #1 Was Shutout, Doug Tammaro, August 2008. - See AP #1 Game Results

Testing Bayesian Updating with the AP Top 25 (312 KB PDF), Daniel F.Stone, July 10, 2008. (check here for updates)

Whoa, Nellie! Empirical Tests of College Football's Conventional Wisdom (abstract only), Trevon D. Logan, November 2007.

Success of Current Division-I College Football Teams Since Inception of Polls in 1936 (94 KB PDF), Lemieux, September 2007.

Evidence of Television Exposure Effects in AP Top 25 College Football Rankings (abstract only), Noel D. Campbell, Tammy M. Rogers, R. Zachary Finney.


Navy Football: Return Glory. T.C. Cameron. The History Press, 2017.