December 3, 1951 Final AP Football Poll

RK

 

PVS

 

Team (FPV)

 

WLT

 

PTS

 

Last Week

1.

 

1

 

Tennessee (139)

 

10-0

 

2,706

 

2.

 

2

 

Michigan State (104)

 

9-0

 

2,609

 

3.

 

3

 

Maryland (18)

 

9-0

 

2,299

 

4.

 

4

 

Illinois (10)

 

8-0-1

 

1,913

 

5.

6

 

Georgia Tech (8)

 

10-0-1

 

1,555

 

6.

5

 

Princeton (3)

 

9-0

 

1,428

 

DNP

7.

8

 

Stanford (1)

 

9-1

 

1,006

 

8.

7

 

Wisconsin (10)

 

7-1-1

 

968

 

9.

 

9

 

Baylor

 

8-1-1

 

637

 

10.

 

10

 

Oklahoma (4)

 

8-2

 

441

 

W 41-6 vs Oklahoma State

11.

 

11

 

TCU

 

6-4

 

415

 

W 13-2 vs SMU

12.

 

12

 

California (2)

 

8-2

 

151

 

13.

 

13

 

Virginia (5)

 

8-1

 

112

 

14.

 

14

 

San Francisco (2)

 

9-0

 

90

 

15.

17

 

Kentucky

 

7-4

 

87

 

16.

NR

 

Boston University (2)

 

6-4

 

30

 

DNP

17.

15

 

UCLA

 

5-3-1

 

26

 

18.

 

18

 

Washington State

 

7-3

 

20

 

DNP

19.

NR

 

Clemson

 

7-2

 

17

 

19.

 

19

 

Holy Cross (1)

 

8-2

 

17

 

L 19-14 at Boston College

 

Dropped From Rankings

NR

16

 

Texas

 
   

NR

20

 

USC

 
   



November 26, 1951 AP Football Poll

RK

 

PVS

 

Team (FPV)

 

WLT

 

PTS

 

Last Week

1.

 

1

 

Tennessee (92)

 

9-0

 

1,508

 

2.

 

2

 

Michigan State (34)

 

9-0

 

1,379

 

3.

4

 

Maryland (18)

 

9-0

 

1,257

 

4.

6

 

Illinois (4)

 

8-0-1

 

1,030

 

5.

 

5

 

Princeton (4)

 

9-0

 

876

 

W 13-0 vs Dartmouth

6.

7

 

Georgia Tech (1)

 

9-0-1

 

727

 

7.

8

 

Wisconsin (5)

 

7-1-1

 

529

 

8.

3

 

Stanford (1)

 

9-1

 

463

 

9.

10

 

Baylor

 

7-1-1

 

406

 

10.

12

 

Oklahoma (2)

 

7-2

 

206

 

W 27-0 at Nebraska

11.

NR

 

TCU

 

5-4

 

144

 

W 22-6 vs #18 Rice

12.

19

 

California (3)

 

8-2

 

142

 

13.

15

 

Virginia (1)

 

8-1

 

96

 

14.

13

 

San Francisco

 

9-0

 

89

 

15.

NR

 

UCLA

 

5-3-1

 

87

 

16.

14

 

Texas

 

7-2

 

75

 

17.

9

 

Kentucky

 

7-4

 

73

 

18.

17

 

Washington State

 

7-3

 

47

 

W 27-25 at Washington

19.

16

 

Holy Cross

 

8-1

 

32

 

W 41-7 vs Temple

20.

11

 

USC

 

7-3

 

30

 
 

Dropped From Rankings

NR

18

 

Rice

 
    L 22-6 at TCU

NR

20

 

Bucknell

 
   



November 19, 1951 AP Football Poll

RK

 

PVS

 

Team (FPV)

 

WLT

 

PTS

 

Last Week

1.

2

 

Tennessee (60)

 

8-0

 

1,348

 

2.

1

 

Michigan State (38)

 

8-0

 

1,290

 

3.

4

 

Stanford (18)

 

9-0

 

1,193

 

4.

5

 

Maryland (26)

 

8-0

 

1,167

 

5.

6

 

Princeton (8)

 

8-0

 

814

 

W 27-0 vs Yale

6.

3

 

Illinois (2)

 

7-0-1

 

802

 

7.

 

7

 

Georgia Tech (2)

 

8-0-1

 

673

 

8.

 

8

 

Wisconsin (3)

 

6-1-1

 

442

 

9.

 

9

 

Kentucky (4)

 

7-3

 

339

 

10.

 

10

 

Baylor

 

6-1-1

 

333

 

11.

 

11

 

USC

 

7-2

 

147

 

12.

 

12

 

Oklahoma

 

6-2

 

115

 

W 35-6 vs Iowa State

13.

14

 

San Francisco

 

8-0

 

107

 

14.

15

 

Texas

 

7-2

 

85

 

15.

NR

 

Virginia (1)

 

7-1

 

39

 

16.

NR

 

Holy Cross (1)

 

7-1

 

33

 

W 39-14 vs Quantico Marines

17.

 

17

 

Washington State

 

6-3

 

27

 

W 47-10 vs Montana

18.

19

 

Rice

 

5-3

 

22

 

19.

16

 

California

 

7-2

 

21

 

20.

NR

 

Bucknell

 

9-0

 

18

 

W 33-6 vs Delaware

 

Dropped From Rankings

NR

13

 

TCU

 
   

NR

18

 

UCLA

 
   

NR

20

 

Cincinnati

 
   



November 12, 1951 AP Football Poll

RK

 

PVS

 

Team (FPV)

 

WLT

 

PTS

 

Last Week

1.

5

 

Michigan State (55)

 

7-0

 

1,316

 

2.

1

 

Tennessee (42)

 

7-0

 

1,155

 

3.

2

 

Illinois (20)

 

7-0

 

1,145

 

4.

7

 

Stanford (12)

 

8-0

 

951

 

5.

3

 

Maryland (16)

 

7-0

 

927

 

6.

4

 

Princeton  (6)

 

7-0

 

793

 

W 54-13 at Harvard

7.

8

 

Georgia Tech

 

7-0-1

 

519

 

8.

9

 

Wisconsin (2)

 

5-1-1

 

400

  W 16-7 vs Pennsylvania

9.

12

 

Kentucky (4)

 

6-3

 

249

 

10.

16

 

Baylor

 

5-1-1

 

238

 

11.

6

 

USC

 

7-1

 

191

 

12.

14

 

Oklahoma (1)

 

5-2

 

75

 

W 34-20 at Missouri

13.

 

13

 

TCU

 

5-2

 

68

 

DNP

14.

15

 

San Francisco

 

7-0

 

53

 

15.

10

 

Texas

 

6-2

 

36

 

16.

17

 

California

 

5-3

 

27

 

17.

 

17

 

Washington State

 

5-3

 

25

 

W 9-6 at Idaho

18.

NR

 

UCLA

 

4-3

 

23

 

19.

NR

 

Rice

 

4-3

 

22

 

20.

NR

 

Cincinnati

 

8-0

 

18

 

W 40-0 at Ohio University

 

Dropped From Rankings

NR

11

 

Notre Dame

 
   

NR

19

 

Pacific

 
   

NR

20

 

Arkansas

 
   

NR

20

 

Ohio State

 
   



November 5, 1951 AP Football Poll

RK

 

PVS

 

Team (FPV)

 

WLT

 

PTS

 

Last Week

1.

 

1

 

Tennessee (60)

 

6-0

 

1,230

 

2.

3

 

Illinois (29)

 

6-0

 

1,150

 

3.

4

 

Maryland (21)

 

6-0

 

1,026

 

4.

6

 

Princeton (6)

 

6-0

 

997

 

W 12-0 vs Brown

5.

2

 

Michigan State (12)

 

6-0

 

991

 

6.

7

 

USC (6)

 

7-0

 

640

 

7.

11

 

Stanford (8)

 

7-0

 

474

  W 21-13 vs #16 Washington State

8.

5

 

Georgia Tech (1)

 

6-0-1

 

383

 

9.

10

 

Wisconsin (3)

 

4-1-1

 

344

 

10.

12

 

Texas

 

6-1

 

287

 

11.

13

 

Notre Dame (1)

 

5-1

 

187

 

12.

14

 

Kentucky (3)

 

5-3

 

171

 

13.

NR

 

TCU

 

5-2

 

99

 

W 20-7 at #8 Baylor

14.

17

 

Oklahoma (1)

 

4-2

 

82

 

W 33-0 at Kansas State

15.

20

 

San Francisco

 

7-0

 

67

 

16.

8

 

Baylor

 

4-1-1

 

37

  L 20-7 vs TCU

17.

9

 

California

 

5-2

 

35

 

17.

16

 

Washington State

 

5-2

 

35

 

L 21-13 at #11 Stanford

19.

NR

 

Pacific (1)

 

6-1

 

32

 

W 39-27 at Marquette

20.

NR

 

Arkansas

 

4-3

 

16

 

20.

NR

 

Ohio State

 

3-2-1

 

16

 
 

Dropped From Rankings

NR

15

 

Michigan

 
   

NR

18

 

Texas A&M

 
   

NR

19

 

Miami (Florida)

 
   



October 29, 1951 AP Football Poll

RK

 

PVS

 

Team (FPV)

 

WLT

 

PTS

 

Last Week

1.

 

1

 

Tennessee (59)

 

5-0

 

1,213

 

2.

 

2

 

Michigan State (25)

 

6-0

 

1,131

 

3.

4

 

Illinois (15)

 

5-0

 

1,022

 

4.

5

 

Maryland (22)

 

5-0

 

905

 

5.

3

 

Georgia Tech (9)

 

6-0

 

904

 

6.

8

 

Princeton (14)

 

5-0

 

891

 

W 53-15 vs #12 Cornell

7.

6

 

USC (7)

 

6-0

 

664

 

8.

7

 

Baylor

 

4-0-1

 

345

 

9.

 

9

 

California

 

5-1

 

319

 

10.

14

 

Wisconsin (2)

 

3-1-1

 

287

 

11.

 

11

 

Stanford

 

6-0

 

208

 

12.

10

 

Texas

 

5-1

 

205

 

13.

15

 

Notre Dame

 

4-1

 

95

 

14.

17

 

Kentucky (1)

 

4-3

 

60

 

15.

NR

 

Michigan

 

3-2

 

52

 

16.

18

 

Washington State

 

4-2

 

50

 

W 41-6 vs Oregon

17.

NR

 

Oklahoma (1)

 

3-2

 

38

 

W 55-14 vs Colorado

18.

16

 

Texas A&M

 

3-1-1

 

36

 

19.

NR

 

Miami (Florida)

 

4-1

 

29

 

20.

 

20

 

San Francisco

 

6-0

 

26

 
 

Dropped From Rankings

NR

12

 

Cornell

 
    L 53-15 at #8 Princeton

NR

13

 

Northwestern

 
   

NR

19

 

Arkansas

 
   



October 22, 1951 AP Football Poll

RK

 

PVS

 

Team (FPV)

 

WLT

 

PTS

 

Last Week

1.

2

 

Tennessee (70)

 

4-0

 

1,354

 

2.

3

 

Michigan State (28)

 

5-0

 

1,204

 

3.

5

 

Georgia Tech (16)

 

5-0

 

1,022

 

4.

8

 

Illinois (12)

 

4-0

 

878

 

5.

7

 

Maryland (13)

 

4-0

 

841

 

6.

11

 

USC (13)

 

5-0

 

711

 

7.

10

 

Baylor (2)

 

4-0

 

621

 

8.

9

 

Princeton (2)

 

4-0

 

528

 

W 60-7 vs Lafayette

9.

1

 

California (1)

 

4-1

 

435

 

10.

4

 

Texas

 

4-1

 

182

 

11.

13

 

Stanford (1)

 

5-0

 

164

 

12.

14

 

Cornell (1)

 

4-0

 

131

 

W 27-0 at Yale

13.

18

 

Northwestern

 

4-0

 

122

 

14.

NR

 

Wisconsin

 

2-1-1

 

98

 

15.

NR

 

Notre Dame

 

3-1

 

97

 

16.

6

 

Texas A&M (1)

 

3-1

 

91

 

17.

NR

 

Kentucky (1)

 

3-3

 

47

 

18.

NR

 

Washington State

 

3-2

 

38

 

W 26-13 at Oregon State

19.

NR

 

Arkansas

 

3-2

 

26

 

20.

NR

 

San Francisco

 

5-0

 

18

 
 

Dropped From Rankings

NR

12

 

Villanova

 
   

NR

15

 

SMU

 
   

NR

16

 

Pacific

 
   

NR

17

 

Ohio State

 
   

NR

19

 

Oklahoma

 

2-2

   

W 33-21 vs Kansas

NR

20

 

Washington

 
   



October 15, 1951 AP Football Poll

RK

 

PVS

 

Team (FPV)

 

WLT

 

PTS

 

Last Week

1.

2

 

California (50)

 

4-0

 

1,129

 

2.

3

 

Tennessee (26)

 

3-0

 

977

 

3.

1

 

Michigan State (16)

 

4-0

 

935

 

4.

6

 

Texas (6)

 

4-0

 

719

  W 9-7 vs #11 Oklahoma

5.

8

 

Georgia Tech (12)

 

4-0

 

689

 

6.

4

 

Texas A&M (8)

 

3-0

 

652

 

7.

10

 

Maryland (14)

 

3-0

 

634

 

8.

7

 

Illinois (3)

 

3-0

 

584

 

9.

13

 

Princeton (1)

 

3-0

 

221

 

W 13-7 at Pennsylvania

10.

12

 

Baylor

 

3-0

 

148

 

11.

14

 

USC

 

4-0

 

125

 

12.

NR

 

Villanova

 

3-0

 

98

 

W 41-18 at Alabama

13.

19

 

Stanford

 

4-0

 

97

 

14.

17

 

Cornell

 

3-0

 

76

 

W 42-6 vs Harvard

15.

NR

 

SMU

 

3-1

 

67

 

16.

20

 

Pacific (1)

 

4-0

 

65

 

W 21-7 vs Clemson

17.

9

 

Ohio State

 

1-1-1

 

55

 

18.

NR

 

Northwestern

 

3-0

 

28

 

19.

11

 

Oklahoma

 

1-2

 

26

 

L 9-7 vs #6 Texas

20.

NR

 

Washington

 

3-1

 

25

 
 

Dropped From Rankings

NR

5

 

Notre Dame

 
   

NR

15

 

Holy Cross

 
   

NR

16

 

Clemson

 
   

NR

18

 

Oregon State

 
   



October 8, 1951 AP Football Poll

RK

 

PVS

 

Team (FPV)

 

WLT

 

PTS

 

Last Week

1.

 

1

 

Michigan State (42)

 

3-0

 

971

 

2.

 

2

 

California (36)

 

3-0

 

961

 

3.

 

3

 

Tennessee (18)

 

2-0

 

821

 

4.

10

 

Texas A&M (3)

 

2-0

 

594

  W 14-7 vs #4 Oklahoma

5.

 

5

 

Notre Dame (4)

 

2-0

 

552

 

6.

 

6

 

Texas (4)

 

3-0

 

532

 

7.

8

 

Illinois

 

2-0

 

352

 

8.

11

 

Georgia Tech (3)

 

3-0

 

275

 

9.

7

 

Ohio State

 

1-1

 

233

 

10.

9

 

Maryland (1)

 

2-0

 

228

 

11.

4

 

Oklahoma

 

1-1

 

102

 

L 14-7 at #10 Texas A&M

12.

19

 

Baylor

 

2-0

 

100

 

13.

14

 

Princeton

 

2-0

 

86

 

W 24-20 at Navy

14.

NR

 

USC

 

3-0

 

63

 

15.

NR

 

Holy Cross

 

2-0

 

51

 

W 54-20 vs Fordham

16.

18

 

Clemson

 

3-0

 

41

 

17.

NR

 

Cornell

 

2-0

 

30

 

W 41-18 at Colgate

18.

15

 

Oregon State

 

2-1

 

26

 

19.

NR

 

Stanford

 

3-0

 

20

 

20.

NR

 

Pacific (1)

 

3-0

 

16

 

W 34-6 vs Oregon

 

Dropped From Rankings

NR

12

 

Washington

 
   

NR

13

 

Georgia

 
   

NR

16

 

Duke

 
   

NR

17

 

Kentucky

 
   

NR

20

 

Kansas

 
   



October 1, 1951 AP Football Poll

RK

 

PVS

 

Team (FPV)

 

WLT

 

PTS

 

Last Week

1.

2

 

Michigan State (37)

 

2-0

 

1,026

 

2.

5

 

California (22)

 

2-0

 

962

  W 35-0 at #19 Pennsylvania

3.

1

 

Tennessee (27)

 

1-0

 

934

 

4.

 

4

 

Oklahoma (18)

 

1-0

 

805

 

W 49-7 vs William & Mary

5.

14

 

Notre Dame (9)

 

1-0

 

720

 

6.

11

 

Texas (6)

 

2-0

 

616

 

7.

3

 

Ohio State (1)

 

1-0

 

430

 

8.

10

 

Illinois

 

1-0

 

294

 

9.

16

 

Maryland (4)

 

1-0

 

237

 

10.

6

 

Texas A&M

 

1-0

 

222

 

11.

NR

 

Georgia Tech (4)

 

2-0

 

203

 

12.

8

 

Washington (2)

 

2-0

 

166

 

13.

NR

 

Georgia (1)

 

2-0

 

95

 

14.

18

 

Princeton 

 

1-0

 

81

 

W 54-20 vs New York University

15.

NR

 

Oregon State (1)

 

1-1

 

42

 

16.

NR

 

Duke

 

2-0

 

37

 

17.

6

 

Kentucky

 

1-2

 

34

 

18.

NR

 

Clemson (1)

 

2-0

 

33

 

19.

13

 

Baylor

 

1-0

 

32

 

20.

NR

 

Kansas

 

2-0

 

30

 

W 53-33 vs Iowa State

 

Dropped From Rankings

NR

9

 

Alabama

 
   

NR

12

 

Nebraska

 
   

NR

15

 

Wisconsin

 
   

NR

17

 

Michigan

 
   

NR

19

 

Pennsylvania

  0-1-0
    L 35-0 vs #5 California

NR

20

 

Cornell

 
   



September 10, 1951 Preseason AP Football Poll

RK

 

PVS

 

Team (FPV)

 

WLT

 

PTS

 

Last Week

1.

4

 

Tennessee (60)

 

9-1

 

923

 

2.

8

 

Michigan State (18)

 

8-1

 

726

 

3.

14

 

Ohio State (8)

 

6-3

 

652

 

4.

1

 

Oklahoma (16)

 

9-0

 

509

 

DNP

5.

 

5

 

California (3)

 

9-1-1

 

403

 

6.

7

 

Kentucky (1)

 

11-1

 

316

 

6.

NR

 

Texas A&M

 

7-4

 

316

 

8.

11

 

Washington (3)

 

8-2

 

310

 

9.

16

 

Alabama (2)

 

9-2

 

271

 

10.

13

 

Illinois (2)

 

7-2

 

247

 

11.

3

 

Texas (1)

 

9-2

 

195

 

12.

17

 

Nebraska

 

6-2-1

 

164

 

13.

NR

 

Baylor

 

7-3

 

142

 

14.

NR

 

Notre Dame (1)

 

4-4-1

 

139

 

15.

NR

 

Wisconsin

 

6-3

 

105

 

16.

NR

 

Maryland

 

7-2-1

 

101

 

17.

9

 

Michigan

 

6-3-1

 

85

 

18.

6

 

Princeton

 

9-0

 

79

 

DNP

19.

NR

 

Pennsylvania

 

6-3

 

52

 

20.

NR

 

Cornell

 

7-2

 

46

 

DNP

 

Dropped From Rankings

NR

2

 

Army

 

8-0

   

DNP

NR

10

 

Clemson

 

8-0-1

   

DNP

NR

12

 

Wyoming

 

9-0

   

DNP

NR

15

 

Miami (Florida)

 

8-0-1

   

DNP

NR

18

 

Tulsa

 

8-1-1

   

DNP

NR

20

 

Tulane

 

6-2

   

DNP

NR

188

 

Washington & Lee

 

8-2

   

DNP