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1985 Preseason AP Football Poll

Rank Team (FPV) Conf Rec Pts Last Week
1 < 6 Oklahoma (23) Big 8 0-0 1090 DNP
2 < 14 Auburn (13) SEC 0-0 1027 DNP
3 < 8 SMU (3) Southwest 0-0 924 DNP
4 < 16 Iowa (7) Big Ten 0-0 837 DNP
5 < 3 Florida (4) SEC 0-0 788 DNP
6 < 10 USC (2) Pac-10 0-0 754 DNP
7 < 12 Maryland (3) ACC 0-0 738 DNP
8 < 13 Ohio State Big Ten 0-0 709 DNP
9 < 4 Nebraska Big 8 0-0 676 DNP
10 < 1 BYU (1) WAC 0-0 608 DNP
11 < NR Illinois (2) Big Ten 0-0 599 DNP
12 < 2 Washington (2) Pac-10 0-0 578 DNP
13 < 15 LSU SEC 0-0 447 DNP
14 < NR Notre Dame Ind 0-0 426 DNP
15 < NR Arkansas Southwest 0-0 378 DNP
16 < 7 Oklahoma State Big 8 0-0 319 DNP
17 < 11 South Carolina Ind 0-0 309 DNP
18 < NR Penn State Ind 0-0 218 DNP
19 < 17 Florida State Ind 0-0 195 DNP
20 < 9 UCLA Pac-10 0-0 175 DNP
NR < 5 Boston College Ind 0-0 0 DNP
NR < 19 Kentucky SEC 0-0 0 DNP
NR < 18 Miami (FL) Ind 0-0 0 DNP
NR < 20 Virginia ACC 0-0 0 DNP

Conference Breakdown

Conference Teams Avg Rank Total Points
Ind 4 17.0 1148
SEC 3 6.7 2262
Big Ten 3 7.7 2145
Big 8 3 8.7 2085
Pac-10 3 12.7 1507
Southwest 2 9.0 1302
ACC 1 7.0 738
WAC 1 10.0 608

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.