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November 11, 1996 AP Football Poll

Rank Team (FPV) Conf Rec Pts Last Week
1 < 1 Florida (46) SEC 9-0 1650 W 28-21 A Vanderbilt
2 < 2 Ohio State (17) Big Ten 9-0 1597  
3 < 3 Florida State (2) ACC 8-0 1560  
4 < 4 Arizona State (2) Pac-10 10-0 1486  
5 < 5 Nebraska Big 12 8-1 1411 W 51-7 H Missouri
6 < 7 Colorado Big 12 8-1 1282  
6 < 8 North Carolina ACC 8-1 1282  
8 < 10 Alabama SEC 8-1 1231  
9 < 13 Kansas State Big 12 8-1 1060  
10 < 12 BYU WAC 10-1 1042  
11 < 14 Penn State Big Ten 8-2 979  
12 < 6 Tennessee SEC 6-2 852  
13 < 18 Northwestern Big Ten 8-2 813  
14 < 17 Notre Dame Ind 6-2 795  
15 < 19 Washington Pac-10 7-2 669  
16 < 9 Michigan Big Ten 7-2 638  
17 < 11 LSU SEC 6-2 570  
18 < 21 Miami (FL) Big East 6-2 500  
19 < 24 Syracuse Big East 6-2 492  
20 < 22 Auburn SEC 7-2 415  
21 < 25 Virginia Tech Big East 7-1 409  
22 < NR Army Ind 9-0 281  
23 < 16 Wyoming WAC 9-1 227 L 28-24 A San Diego State
24 < 15 Virginia ACC 6-3 162  
25 < 20 Southern Miss C-USA 8-2 117 L 56-49 A Houston
NR < 23 Iowa Big Ten 0  

Conference Breakdown

Conference Teams Avg Rank Total Points
SEC 5 11.6 4718
Big Ten 4 10.5 4027
Big 12 3 6.7 3753
ACC 3 11.0 3004
Big East 3 19.3 1401
Pac-10 2 9.5 2155
WAC 2 16.5 1269
Ind 2 18.0 1076
C-USA 1 25.0 117

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)
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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.