December 11, 1939 Final AP Football Poll

RK

 

PVS

 

Team (FPV)

 

WLT

 

PTS

 

Last Week

1.

 

1

 

Texas A&M (55)

 

10-0

 

1,091

 

2.

 

2

 

Tennessee (26)

 

10-0

 

970

 

3.

 

3

 

USC (9)

 

7-0-2

 

891

 

4.

 

4

 

Cornell (16)

 

8-0

 

889

 

DNP

5.

 

5

 

Tulane

 

8-0-1

 

804

 

DNP

6.

7

 

Missouri

 

8-1

 

318 1/3

 

7.

9

 

UCLA

 

6-0-4

 

289 5/6

 

8.

6

 

Duke (2)

 

8-1

 

232

 

9.

8

 

Iowa

 

6-1-1

 

220 5/6

 

10.

 

10

 

Duquesne 

 

8-0-1

 

130

 

DNP

11.

14

 

Boston College

 

9-1

 

120 1/2

 

12.

15

 

Clemson

 

8-1

 

112

 

13.

11

 

Notre Dame

 

7-2

 

92

 

14.

16

 

Santa Clara 

 

5-1-3

 

87

 

15.

12

 

Ohio State

 

6-2

 

70

 

16.

13

 

Georgia Tech

 

8-2

 

59

 

17.

18

 

Fordham 

 

6-2

 

26

 

DNP

18.

17

 

Nebraska

 

7-1-1

 

22

 

19.

NR

 

Oklahoma

 

6-2-1

 

20

 

L 13-7 at Nebraska

20.

NR

 

Michigan

 

6-2

 

18

 
 

Dropped From Rankings

NR

18

 

San Jose State

 
   

NR

20

 

Georgetown

 
   
 
 

December 4, 1939 AP Football Poll

RK

 

PVS

 

Team (FPV)

 

WLT

 

PTS

 

Last Week

1.

 

1

 

Texas A&M (28)

 

10-0

 

763

 

2.

4

 

Tennessee (19)

 

9-0

 

941

 

3.

1

 

USC (18)

 

7-0-1

 

709

 

4.

3

 

Cornell (15)

 

8-0

 

665

 

DNP

5.

 

5

 

Tulane (5)

 

8-0-1

 

572

 

W 33-20 vs LSU

6.

7

 

Duke (1)

 

8-1

 

307

 

7.

8

 

Missouri

 

8-1

 

242

 

8.

9

 

Iowa

 

6-1-1

 

138

 

9.

13

 

UCLA

 

6-0-3

 

99 1/2

 

10.

6

 

Duquesne 

 

8-0-1

 

90

 

T 10-10 at Detroit

11.

 

11

 

Notre Dame

 

7-2

 

88 1/2

 

12.

 

12

 

Ohio State

 

6-2

 

82

 

13.

NR

 

Georgia Tech

 

7-2

 

62

 

14.

NR

 

Boston College

 

9-1

 

57

 

15.

14

 

Clemson (1)

 

8-1

 

46

 

16.

20

 

Santa Clara 

 

5-1-3

 

39

 

17.

18

 

Nebraska

 

7-1-1

 

21

 

18.

NR

 

Fordham 

 

6-2

 

20

 

W 18-7 vs NYU

18.

19

 

San Jose State 

 

13-0

 

20

 

W 12-0 vs Drake

20.

17

 

Georgetown

 

7-0-1

 

19

 

DNP

 

Dropped From Rankings

NR

10

 

Holy Cross 

 
   

NR

15

 

Michigan

 
   

NR

16

 

North Carolina

 
   
 
 
 

November 27, 1939 AP Football Poll

RK

 

PVS

 

Team (FPV)

 

WLT

 

PTS

 

Last Week

1.

 

1

 

Texas A&M (27)

 

9-0

 

939

 

1.

4

 

USC (25)

 

6-0-1

 

939

 

3.

 

3

 

Cornell (34)

 

8-0

 

909

 

W 26-0 at Pennsylvania

4.

2

 

Tennessee (18)

 

8-0

 

871

 

5.

 

5

 

Tulane (4)

 

7-0-1

 

670

 

W 52-0 vs Sewanee

6.

12

 

Duquesne

 

8-0

 

334

 

W 22-7 at Carnegie Mellon

7.

8

 

Duke (2)

 

8-1

 

331

 

8.

10

 

Missouri

 

8-1

 

277

 

9.

 

9

 

Iowa

 

6-1-1

 

129

 

10.

11

 

Holy Cross 

 

7-1

 

123

 

DNP

11.

7

 

Notre Dame

 

7-2

 

105

 

12.

6

 

Ohio State

 

6-2

 

95

 

13.

 

13

 

UCLA

 

5-0-3

 

75 1/2

 

14.

15

 

Clemson (1)

 

8-1

 

46

 

15.

NR

 

Michigan

 

6-2

 

40 1/2

 

16.

17

 

North Carolina

 

7-1-1

 

40

 

17.

16

 

Georgetown 

 

7-0-1

 

33

 

DNP

18.

NR

 

Nebraska

 

7-1-1

 

30

 

19.

NR

 

San Jose State 

 

12-0

 

29

 

W 42-7 vs Fresno State

20.

17

 

Santa Clara 

 

5-1-3

 

22

 
 

Dropped From Rankings

NR

14

 

Oklahoma

 

6-2-1

   

L 13-7 at Nebraska

NR

19

 

Georgia Tech

 
   

NR

19

 

Princeton 

 
   
 
 

November 20, 1939 AP Football Poll

RK

 

PVS

 

Team (FPV)

 

WLT

 

PTS

 

Last Week

1.

2

 

Texas A&M (38)

 

9-0

 

963

 

2.

1

 

Tennessee (33)

 

8-0

 

898

 

3.

4

 

Cornell (20)

 

7-0

 

865

 

W 35-6 at Dartmouth

4.

3

 

USC (11)

 

5-0-1

 

764

 

5.

6

 

Tulane (3)

 

6-0-1

 

659

 

W 25-0 at Columbia

6.

8

 

Ohio State (1)

 

6-1

 

420

 

7.

9

 

Notre Dame

 

7-1

 

314 1/2

 

8.

13

 

Duke (2)

 

7-1

 

259

 

9.

15

 

Iowa (1)

 

6-1

 

224

 

10.

12

 

Missouri

 

7-1

 

202 1/2

 

11.

18

 

Holy Cross

 

7-1

 

133

 

W 21-0 vs Carnegie Mellon

12.

10

 

Duquesne

 

7-0

 

110

 

DNP

13.

11

 

UCLA

 

5-0-2

 

62

 

14.

5

 

Oklahoma

 

6-1-1

 

61

 

L 7-6 at #12 Missouri

15.

16

 

Clemson (1)

 

7-1

 

33

 

16.

NR

 

Georgetown

 

7-0-1

 

17

 

W 14-0 at NYU

17.

7

 

North Carolina

 

7-1-1

 

11

 

17.

14

 

Santa Clara 

 

4-1-3

 

11

 

19.

NR

 

Georgia Tech

 

5-2

 

7

 

19.

NR

 

Princeton

 

6-1

 

7

 

W 13-7 at Yale

 

Dropped From Rankings

NR

17

 

SMU

 
   

NR

19

 

Oregon State

 
   

NR

20

 

Dartmouth

 
   

NR

20

 

Minnesota

 
   
 
 

November 13, 1939 AP Football Poll

RK

 

PVS

 

Team (FPV)

 

WLT

 

PTS

 

Last Week

1.

 

1

 

Tennessee (66)

 

7-0

 

1,014

 

2.

 

2

 

Texas A&M

 

8-0

 

877

 

3.

4

 

USC (10)

 

5-0-1

 

846

 

4.

5

 

Cornell (3)

 

6-0

 

645

 

W 14-12 vs Colgate

5.

6

 

Oklahoma (2)

 

6-0-1

 

631

 

W 13-10 at Kansas State

6.

7

 

Tulane (2)

 

5-0-1

 

615

 

W 13-0 vs Alabama

7.

8

 

North Carolina (1)

 

7-0-1

 

457

 

8.

9

 

Ohio State

 

5-1

 

250

 

9.

3

 

Notre Dame

 

6-1

 

244

 

10.

12

 

Duquesne


7-0

 

129

 

W 7-0 at NC State

11.

 

11

 

UCLA

 

5-0-1

 

85

 

12.

NR

 

Missouri

 

6-1

 

55

 

13.

15

 

Duke

 

6-1

 

52

 

14.

16

 

Santa Clara

 

4-1-2

 

48

 

15.

NR

 

Iowa

 

5-1

 

37

 

16.

NR

 

Clemson (1)

 

6-1

 

33

 

17.

13

 

SMU

 

3-2-1

 

27

 

18.

NR

 

Holy Cross

 

6-1

 

15

 

W 14-0 vs Temple

19.

NR

 

Oregon State

 

6-1

 

10

 

20.

14

 

Dartmouth 

 

5-1-1

 

6

 

L 9-7 at Princeton

20.

NR

 

Minnesota

 

2-3-1

 

6

 
 

Dropped From Rankings

NR

10

 

Michigan

 
   

NR

17

 

NYU

 
   

NR

18

 

Kentucky

 
   

NR

19

 

Mississippi

 
   

NR

20

 

Alabama

 
   
 
 

November 6, 1939 AP Football Poll

RK

 

PVS

 

Team (FPV)

 

WLT

 

PTS

 

Last Week

1.

 

1

 

Tennessee (81)

 

6-0

 

1,017

 

2.

5

 

Texas A&M (6)

 

7-0

 

787

 

3.

4

 

Notre Dame (11)

 

6-0

 

785

 

4.

7

 

USC (5)

 

4-0-1

 

718

 

5.

3

 

Cornell (1)

 

5-0

 

655

 

W 13-7 vs Columbia

6.

 

6

 

Oklahoma (3)

 

5-0-1

 

582

 

W 38-6 vs Iowa State

7.

8

 

Tulane

 

4-0-1

 

378 1/2

 

DNP

8.

9

 

North Carolina (1)

 

6-0-1

 

360 1/2

 

9.

14

 

Ohio State

 

4-1

 

96

 

10.

2

 

Michigan

 

4-1

 

94

 

11.

19

 

UCLA

 

5-0-1

 

91

 

12.

13

 

Duquesne

 

6-0

 

74

 

W 21-13 vs Marquette

13.

16

 

SMU

 

3-1-1

 

69

 

14.

NR

 

Dartmouth

 

5-0-1

 

62

 

W 33-0 at Yale

15.

12

 

Duke

 

5-1

 

46

 

16.

NR

 

Santa Clara

 

3-1-2

 

29

 

17.

 

17

 

NYU

 

5-1

 

24

 

W 14-0 vs Lafayette

18.

15

 

Kentucky

 

5-0-1

 

23

 

19.

NR

 

Mississippi

 

5-1

 

9

 

20.

19

 

Alabama

 

4-1-1

 

8

 
 

Dropped From Rankings

NR

10

 

Nebraska

 
   

NR

11

 

Oregon State

 
   

NR

18

 

LSU

 
   
 
 

October 30, 1939 AP Football Poll

RK

 

PVS

 

Team (FPV)

 

WLT

 

PTS

 

Last Week

1.

 

1

 

Tennessee (67)

 

5-0

 

1,120

 

2.

3

 

Michigan (20)

 

4-0

 

1,005

 

3.

7

 

Cornell (18)

 

4-0

 

933

 

W 23-14 at Ohio State

4.

2

 

Notre Dame (12)

 

5-0

 

858

 

5.

 

5

 

Texas A&M (6)

 

6-0

 

714

 

6.

 

6

 

Oklahoma (2)

 

4-0-1

 

605 1/2

 

W 41-0 vs Oklahoma State

7.

8

 

USC (1)

 

3-0-1

 

598

 

8.

9

 

Tulane (1)

 

4-0-1

 

419

 

W 18-6 vs Mississippi

9.

13

 

North Carolina (1)

 

5-0-1

 

314

  W 30-6 at #16 Pennsylvania

10.

 

10

 

Nebraska

 

4-0-1

 

180 1/2

 

11.

15

 

Oregon State

 

5-0

 

76

 

12.

 

12

 

Duke

 

4-1

 

46

 

13.

11

 

Duquesne

 

5-0

 

44

 

W 13-0 vs Texas Tech

14.

4

 

Ohio State

 

3-1

 

25

 

15.

NR

 

Kentucky

 

5-0

 

22

 

16.

17

 

SMU

 

2-1-1

 

21

 

17.

19

 

NYU

 

4-1

 

20

 

W 14-13 vs Georgia

18.

NR

 

LSU

 

4-1

 

17

 

19.

20

 

Alabama

 

4-1

 

14

 

19.

NR

 

UCLA

 

4-0-1

 

14

 
 

Dropped From Rankings

NR

14

 

Mississippi

 
   

NR

16

 

Pennsylvania

  3-1-0
    L 30-6 vs #13 North Carolina

NR

18

 

Pittsburgh

 
   
 
 

October 23, 1939 AP Football Poll

RK

 

PVS

 

Team (FPV)

 

WLT

 

PTS

 

Last Week

1.

5

 

Tennessee (83)

 

4-0

 

1,077

 

2.

 

2

 

Notre Dame (12)

 

4-0

 

841

 

3.

6

 

Michigan (8)

 

3-0

 

721

 

4.

10

 

Ohio State (5)

 

3-0

 

712

 

5.

9

 

Texas A&M (6)

 

5-0

 

658

 

6.

3

 

Oklahoma (2)

 

3-0-1

 

493

 

W 27-7 vs Kansas

7.

12

 

Cornell (1)

 

3-0

 

438

 

W 47-0 vs Penn State

8.

7

 

USC

 

2-0-1

 

319

 

9.

4

 

Tulane (1)

 

3-0-1

 

241

 

T 14-14 vs #14 North Carolina

10.

16

 

Nebraska

 

3-0-1

 

160

 

11.

NR

 

Duquesne

 

4-0

 

117

 

W 21-13 at #1 Pittsburgh

12.

13

 

Duke

 

3-1

 

114

 

13.

14

 

North Carolina

 

4-0-1

 

111

  T 14-14 at #4 Tulane

14.

17

 

Mississippi

 

4-0

 

84

 

15.

NR

 

Oregon State

 

4-0

 

67

 

16.

NR

 

Pennsylvania

 

3-0

 

63

  W 22-7 at Harvard

17.

18

 

SMU

 

2-1-1

 

49

 

18.

1

 

Pittsburgh

 

3-1

 

33

  L 21-13 vs Duquesne

19.

NR

 

NYU

 

3-1

 

25

 

W 6-0 vs Carnegie Mellon

20.

8

 

Alabama

 

3-1

 

17

 
 

Dropped From Rankings

NR

11

 

Oregon

 
   

NR

15

 

Carnegie Mellon

 
   

NR

19

 

Baylor

 
   

NR

20

 

St. Mary's



   
 
 

October 16, 1939 AP Football Poll

RK

 

PVS

 

Team (FPV)

 

WLT

 

PTS

 

Last Week

1.

8

 

Pittsburgh (25)

 

3-0

 

793

 

2.

5

 

Notre Dame (16)

 

3-0

 

694

 

3.

4

 

Oklahoma (10)

 

2-0-1

 

607

 

W 24-12 vs Texas

4.

19

 

Tulane (14)

 

3-0

 

560

 

W 7-0 vs Fordham

5.

2

 

Tennessee (26)

 

3-0

 

556

 

6.

16

 

Michigan (10)

 

2-0

 

512

 

7.

 

7

 

USC

 

2-0-1

 

442 1/7

 

8.

13

 

Alabama (2)

 

3-0

 

402 9/14

 

9.

NR

 

Texas A&M (5)

 

4-0

 

383 1/7

 

10.

NR

 

Ohio State (11)

 

2-0

 

352

 

11.

NR

 

Oregon (2)

 

2-0-1

 

209 1/7

 

12.

 

12

 

Cornell  (1)

 

2-0

 

186

 

W 20-7 at Princeton

13.

3

 

Duke

 

2-1

 

131 1/7

 

14.

NR

 

North Carolina

 

4-0

 

92

 

15.

6

 

Carnegie Mellon

 

3-0

 

79

 

16.

NR

 

Nebraska

 

2-0-1

 

65

 

17.

NR

 

Mississippi

 

3-0

 

36

 

18.

NR

 

SMU

 

1-1-1

 

33

 

19.

NR

 

Baylor

 

3-0

 

30

 

20.

NR

 

St. Mary's

 

2-0

 

29

 
 

Dropped From Rankings

NR

1

 

TCU

 
   

NR

9

 

Holy Cross

 
   

NR

10

 

Minnesota

 
   

NR

11

 

Texas Tech

 
   

NR

14

 

California

 
   

NR

15

 

Fordham

 
    L 7-0 at Tulane

NR

17

 

Northwestern

 
   

NR

18

 

Villanova

 
   

NR

20

 

Dartmouth