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September 24, 1962 AP Football Poll

Rank Team (FPV) Conf Rec Pts Last Week
1 < 3 Alabama (14) SEC 1-0 342 W 35-0 H Georgia
2 < 1 Ohio State (19) Big Ten 0-0 298 DNP
3 < 2 Texas (3) Southwest 1-0 261  
4 < 9 Penn State (3) Ind 1-0 253  
5 < 5 LSU SEC 1-0 207  
6 < 4 Michigan State Big Ten 0-0 160 DNP
7 < 6 Mississippi (1) SEC 1-0 123  
8 < NR Georgia Tech SEC 1-0 103  
9 < NR USC AAWU 1-0 102  
10 < NR Missouri Big 8 1-0 42  
NR < 8 Duke ACC 0  
NR < 7 Purdue Big Ten 0  
NR < 10 Washington AAWU 0  

Others Receiving Votes

Arkansas, Oklahoma, Washington, Army, Purdue, Miami (FL), TCU, Northwestern, Duke, West Virginia, Florida State, NC State, Utah, Minnesota, Syracuse, New Mexico State, Notre Dame, Maryland, UCLA

Conference Breakdown

Conference Teams Avg Rank Total Points
SEC 4 5.3 775
Big Ten 2 4.0 458
Southwest 1 3.0 261
Ind 1 4.0 253
AAWU 1 9.0 102
Big 8 1 10.0 42

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.