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September 26, 1977 AP Football Poll

Rank Team (FPV) Conf Rec Pts Last Week
1 < 3 Oklahoma (23) Big 8 3-0 1164 W 29-28 A #4 Ohio State
2 < 2 USC (24) Pac-8 3-0 1116  
3 < 1 Michigan (8) Big Ten 3-0 981 W 14-7 H Navy
4 < 5 Penn State (7) Ind 3-0 860  
5 < 6 Texas A&M Southwest 3-0 798  
6 < 4 Ohio State Big Ten 2-1 601  
7 < 8 Colorado Big 8 3-0 581  
8 < 9 Texas (1) Southwest 2-0 430  
9 < 13 Florida SEC 2-0 395  
10 < 10 Alabama SEC 2-1 320 W 24-12 A Vanderbilt
11 < 14 Nebraska Big 8 2-1 286  
12 < 16 Arkansas Southwest 3-0 224  
13 < 7 Texas Tech Southwest 2-1 201  
14 < 11 Notre Dame Ind 2-1 189  
15 < 20 BYU WAC 2-0 106  
16 < NR Pittsburgh Ind 2-1 84  
17 < NR California Pac-8 3-0 46  
18 < 12 Mississippi State SEC 2-1 31  
19 < 19 Houston Southwest 2-1 27  
20 < NR Arizona State WAC 2-0 16  
NR < 18 UCLA Pac-8 0  
NR < 15 Washington State Pac-8 0  
NR < 17 West Virginia Ind 0  

Conference Breakdown

Conference Teams Avg Rank Total Points
Southwest 5 11.4 1680
Big 8 3 6.3 2031
Ind 3 11.3 1133
SEC 3 12.3 746
Big Ten 2 4.5 1582
Pac-8 2 9.5 1162
WAC 2 17.5 122

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.