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Notre Dame Fighting Irish AP Poll History

Location: Notre Dame, Indiana ▪ Colors: Blue & Gold
Record: 111 Years, 1785-969, .648 W-L%

Conferences: ACC, Big East and Ind
Conference Champion: 5 Times (Reg. Seas.), 0 Times (Tourn.)

NCAA Tournament: 33 Years (31-37), 1 Final Four, 0 Championships

Ranked in AP Poll: 21 Times (Preseason), 23 Times (Final), 343 Weeks (Total)

343 Polls

Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
1 2015 5 2014-12-08 25 Up 
2 2015 6 2014-12-15 21 25 Up 4
3 2015 7 2014-12-22 16 21 Up 5
4 2015 8 2014-12-29 14 16 Up 2
5 2015 9 2015-01-05 13 14 Up 1
6 2015 10 2015-01-12 12 13 Up 1
7 2015 11 2015-01-19 8 12 Up 4
8 2015 12 2015-01-26 8 8 NC
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
9 2014 1 Preseason 21 NA
10 2014 2 2013-11-11 21 21 NC
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
11 2013 1 Preseason 22 NA
12 2013 2 2012-11-12 20 22 Up 2
13 2013 5 2012-12-03 22 Up 
14 2013 6 2012-12-10 22 22 NC
15 2013 7 2012-12-17 22 22 NC
16 2013 8 2012-12-24 21 22 Up 1
17 2013 9 2012-12-31 21 21 NC
18 2013 10 2013-01-07 17 21 Up 4
19 2013 11 2013-01-14 20 17 Down 3
20 2013 12 2013-01-21 24 20 Down 4
21 2013 14 2013-02-04 25 Up 
22 2013 15 2013-02-11 21 25 Up 4
23 2013 16 2013-02-18 25 21 Down 4
24 2013 17 2013-02-25 21 25 Up 4
25 2013 18 2013-03-04 24 21 Down 3
26 2013 20 Final 23 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
27 2012 15 2012-02-13 23 Up 
28 2012 16 2012-02-20 20 23 Up 3
29 2012 17 2012-02-27 20 20 NC
30 2012 18 2012-03-05 23 20 Down 3
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
31 2011 4 2010-11-29 25 Up 
32 2011 5 2010-12-06 23 25 Up 2
33 2011 6 2010-12-13 24 23 Down 1
34 2011 7 2010-12-20 22 24 Up 2
35 2011 8 2010-12-27 15 22 Up 7
36 2011 9 2011-01-03 14 15 Up 1
37 2011 10 2011-01-10 9 14 Up 5
38 2011 11 2011-01-17 16 9 Down 7
39 2011 12 2011-01-24 15 16 Up 1
40 2011 13 2011-01-31 9 15 Up 6
41 2011 14 2011-02-07 8 9 Up 1
42 2011 15 2011-02-14 8 8 NC
43 2011 16 2011-02-21 9 8 Down 1
44 2011 17 2011-02-28 8 9 Up 1
45 2011 18 2011-03-07 4 8 Up 4
46 2011 19 Final 5 4 Down 1
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
47 2010 3 2009-11-23 23 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
48 2009 1 Preseason 9 NA
49 2009 2 2008-11-17 8 9 Up 1
50 2009 3 2008-11-24 8 8 NC
51 2009 4 2008-12-01 7 8 Up 1
52 2009 5 2008-12-08 12 7 Down 5
53 2009 6 2008-12-15 12 12 NC
54 2009 7 2008-12-22 8 12 Up 4
55 2009 8 2008-12-29 7 8 Up 1
56 2009 9 2009-01-05 13 7 Down 6
57 2009 10 2009-01-12 12 13 Up 1
58 2009 11 2009-01-19 19 12 Down 7
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
59 2008 14 2008-02-04 22 Up 
60 2008 15 2008-02-11 20 22 Up 2
61 2008 16 2008-02-18 21 20 Down 1
62 2008 17 2008-02-25 17 21 Up 4
63 2008 18 2008-03-03 19 17 Down 2
64 2008 19 2008-03-10 14 19 Up 5
65 2008 20 Final 15 14 Down 1
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
66 2007 6 2006-12-12 21 Up 
67 2007 7 2006-12-19 20 21 Up 1
68 2007 8 2006-12-26 19 20 Up 1
69 2007 9 2007-01-02 17 19 Up 2
70 2007 10 2007-01-09 22 17 Down 5
71 2007 11 2007-01-16 20 22 Up 2
72 2007 12 2007-01-23 22 20 Down 2
73 2007 13 2007-01-30 21 22 Up 1
74 2007 17 2007-02-27 22 Up 
75 2007 18 2007-03-06 20 22 Up 2
76 2007 19 Final 17 20 Up 3
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
77 2005 1 Preseason 20 NA
78 2005 2 2004-11-16 20 20 NC
79 2005 3 2004-11-23 21 20 Down 1
80 2005 4 2004-11-30 20 21 Up 1
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
81 2004 1 Preseason 21 NA
82 2004 2 2003-11-25 21 21 NC
83 2004 3 2003-12-02 23 21 Down 2
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
84 2003 5 2002-12-10 10 Up 
85 2003 6 2002-12-17 9 10 Up 1
86 2003 7 2002-12-24 8 9 Up 1
87 2003 8 2002-12-31 6 8 Up 2
88 2003 9 2003-01-07 5 6 Up 1
89 2003 10 2003-01-14 10 5 Down 5
90 2003 11 2003-01-21 16 10 Down 6
91 2003 12 2003-01-28 11 16 Up 5
92 2003 13 2003-02-04 10 11 Up 1
93 2003 14 2003-02-11 10 10 NC
94 2003 15 2003-02-18 12 10 Down 2
95 2003 16 2003-02-25 9 12 Up 3
96 2003 17 2003-03-04 16 9 Down 7
97 2003 18 2003-03-11 17 16 Down 1
98 2003 19 Final 22 17 Down 5
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
99 2001 1 Preseason 15 NA
100 2001 2 2000-11-14 16 15 Down 1
101 2001 3 2000-11-21 14 16 Up 2
102 2001 4 2000-11-28 11 14 Up 3
103 2001 5 2000-12-05 10 11 Up 1
104 2001 6 2000-12-12 21 10 Down 11
105 2001 7 2000-12-19 21 21 NC
106 2001 8 2000-12-26 22 21 Down 1
107 2001 9 2001-01-02 21 22 Up 1
108 2001 10 2001-01-09 25 21 Down 4
109 2001 13 2001-01-30 23 Up 
110 2001 14 2001-02-06 20 23 Up 3
111 2001 15 2001-02-13 14 20 Up 6
112 2001 16 2001-02-20 18 14 Down 4
113 2001 17 2001-02-27 13 18 Up 5
114 2001 18 2001-03-06 19 13 Down 6
115 2001 19 Final 19 19 NC
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
116 1990 1 Preseason 17 NA
117 1990 2 1989-11-27 19 17 Down 2
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
118 1989 5 1988-12-13 19 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
119 1988 3 1987-12-08 19 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
120 1987 15 1987-03-03 20 Up 
121 1987 16 Final 18 20 Up 2
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
122 1986 1 Preseason 12 NA
123 1986 2 1985-11-26 11 12 Up 1
124 1986 3 1985-12-03 10 11 Up 1
125 1986 4 1985-12-10 17 10 Down 7
126 1986 5 1985-12-17 19 17 Down 2
127 1986 6 1985-12-24 18 19 Up 1
128 1986 7 1985-12-31 17 18 Up 1
129 1986 8 1986-01-07 16 17 Up 1
130 1986 9 1986-01-14 13 16 Up 3
131 1986 10 1986-01-21 16 13 Down 3
132 1986 11 1986-01-28 14 16 Up 2
133 1986 12 1986-02-04 14 14 NC
134 1986 13 1986-02-11 14 14 NC
135 1986 14 1986-02-18 14 14 NC
136 1986 15 1986-02-25 12 14 Up 2
137 1986 16 1986-03-04 12 12 NC
138 1986 17 Final 10 12 Up 2
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
139 1982 1 Preseason 19 NA
140 1982 2 1981-12-01 19 19 NC
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
141 1981 1 Preseason 10 NA
142 1981 2 1980-12-02 13 10 Down 3
143 1981 3 1980-12-09 9 13 Up 4
144 1981 4 1980-12-16 6 9 Up 3
145 1981 5 1980-12-23 8 6 Down 2
146 1981 6 1980-12-30 4 8 Up 4
147 1981 7 1981-01-06 5 4 Down 1
148 1981 8 1981-01-13 7 5 Down 2
149 1981 9 1981-01-20 13 7 Down 6
150 1981 10 1981-01-27 8 13 Up 5
151 1981 11 1981-02-03 9 8 Down 1
152 1981 12 1981-02-10 12 9 Down 3
153 1981 13 1981-02-17 11 12 Up 1
154 1981 14 1981-02-24 6 11 Up 5
155 1981 15 1981-03-03 6 6 NC
156 1981 16 Final 7 6 Down 1
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
157 1980 1 Preseason 5 NA
158 1980 2 1979-12-04 4 5 Up 1
159 1980 3 1979-12-11 4 4 NC
160 1980 4 1979-12-18 4 4 NC
161 1980 5 1979-12-26 3 4 Up 1
162 1980 6 1980-01-02 7 3 Down 4
163 1980 7 1980-01-08 7 7 NC
164 1980 8 1980-01-15 8 7 Down 1
165 1980 9 1980-01-22 8 8 NC
166 1980 10 1980-01-29 8 8 NC
167 1980 11 1980-02-05 9 8 Down 1
168 1980 12 1980-02-12 12 9 Down 3
169 1980 13 1980-02-19 10 12 Up 2
170 1980 14 1980-02-26 14 10 Down 4
171 1980 15 Final 9 14 Up 5
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
172 1979 1 Preseason 3 NA
173 1979 2 1978-11-28 3 3 NC
174 1979 3 1978-12-05 3 3 NC
175 1979 4 1978-12-12 2 3 Up 1
176 1979 5 1978-12-19 2 2 NC
177 1979 6 1978-12-26 2 2 NC
178 1979 7 1979-01-03 2 2 NC
179 1979 8 1979-01-09 2 2 NC
180 1979 9 1979-01-16 1 2 Up 1
181 1979 10 1979-01-23 1 1 NC
182 1979 11 1979-01-30 1 1 NC
183 1979 12 1979-02-06 1 1 NC
184 1979 13 1979-02-13 3 1 Down 2
185 1979 14 1979-02-20 3 3 NC
186 1979 15 1979-02-27 2 3 Up 1
187 1979 16 1979-03-06 5 2 Down 3
188 1979 17 Final 4 5 Up 1
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
189 1978 1 Preseason 4 NA
190 1978 2 1977-11-29 3 4 Up 1
191 1978 3 1977-12-06 3 3 NC
192 1978 4 1977-12-13 2 3 Up 1
193 1978 5 1977-12-20 5 2 Down 3
194 1978 6 1977-12-27 4 5 Up 1
195 1978 7 1978-01-03 5 4 Down 1
196 1978 8 1978-01-10 5 5 NC
197 1978 9 1978-01-17 7 5 Down 2
198 1978 10 1978-01-24 5 7 Up 2
199 1978 11 1978-01-31 4 5 Up 1
200 1978 12 1978-02-07 4 4 NC
201 1978 13 1978-02-14 7 4 Down 3
202 1978 14 1978-02-21 9 7 Down 2
203 1978 15 1978-02-28 7 9 Up 2
204 1978 16 1978-03-06 10 7 Down 3
205 1978 17 Final 6 10 Up 4
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
206 1977 1 Preseason 14 NA
207 1977 2 1976-11-30 8 14 Up 6
208 1977 3 1976-12-07 7 8 Up 1
209 1977 4 1976-12-14 4 7 Up 3
210 1977 5 1976-12-21 2 4 Up 2
211 1977 6 1976-12-28 2 2 NC
212 1977 7 1977-01-04 8 2 Down 6
213 1977 8 1977-01-11 19 8 Down 11
214 1977 16 1977-03-08 15 Up 
215 1977 17 Final 10 15 Up 5
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
216 1976 1 Preseason 7 NA
217 1976 2 1975-12-02 9 7 Down 2
218 1976 3 1975-12-09 8 9 Up 1
219 1976 4 1975-12-16 5 8 Up 3
220 1976 5 1975-12-23 5 5 NC
221 1976 6 1975-12-30 5 5 NC
222 1976 7 1976-01-06 13 5 Down 8
223 1976 8 1976-01-13 15 13 Down 2
224 1976 9 1976-01-20 15 15 NC
225 1976 10 1976-01-27 10 15 Up 5
226 1976 11 1976-02-03 11 10 Down 1
227 1976 12 1976-02-10 10 11 Up 1
228 1976 13 1976-02-17 8 10 Up 2
229 1976 14 1976-02-24 6 8 Up 2
230 1976 15 1976-03-02 8 6 Down 2
231 1976 16 1976-03-09 7 8 Up 1
232 1976 17 Final 7 7 NC
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
233 1975 1 Preseason 12 NA
234 1975 2 1974-12-03 13 12 Down 1
235 1975 3 1974-12-10 11 13 Up 2
236 1975 4 1974-12-17 12 11 Down 1
237 1975 5 1974-12-24 13 12 Down 1
238 1975 6 1974-12-31 19 13 Down 6
239 1975 10 1975-01-28 16 Up 
240 1975 11 1975-02-04 14 16 Up 2
241 1975 12 1975-02-11 16 14 Down 2
242 1975 13 1975-02-18 11 16 Up 5
243 1975 14 1975-02-25 16 11 Down 5
244 1975 15 1975-03-04 16 16 NC
245 1975 16 1975-03-11 12 16 Up 4
246 1975 17 1975-03-18 9 12 Up 3
247 1975 18 1975-03-25 14 9 Down 5
248 1975 19 Final 14 14 NC
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
249 1974 1 Preseason 8 NA
250 1974 2 1973-12-04 8 8 NC
251 1974 3 1973-12-11 6 8 Up 2
252 1974 4 1973-12-18 3 6 Up 3
253 1974 5 1973-12-25 3 3 NC
254 1974 6 1974-01-02 2 3 Up 1
255 1974 7 1974-01-08 2 2 NC
256 1974 8 1974-01-15 2 2 NC
257 1974 9 1974-01-22 1 2 Up 1
258 1974 10 1974-01-29 3 1 Down 2
259 1974 11 1974-02-05 3 3 NC
260 1974 12 1974-02-12 3 3 NC
261 1974 13 1974-02-19 2 3 Up 1
262 1974 14 1974-02-26 2 2 NC
263 1974 15 1974-03-05 2 2 NC
264 1974 16 1974-03-12 3 2 Down 1
265 1974 17 1974-03-19 5 3 Down 2
266 1974 18 Final 5 5 NC
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
267 1971 1 Preseason 5 NA
268 1971 2 1970-12-08 6 5 Down 1
269 1971 3 1970-12-15 7 6 Down 1
270 1971 4 1970-12-22 14 7 Down 7
271 1971 5 1970-12-29 15 14 Down 1
272 1971 6 1971-01-05 9 15 Up 6
273 1971 7 1971-01-12 9 9 NC
274 1971 8 1971-01-19 9 9 NC
275 1971 9 1971-01-26 7 9 Up 2
276 1971 10 1971-02-02 12 7 Down 5
277 1971 11 1971-02-09 9 12 Up 3
278 1971 12 1971-02-16 14 9 Down 5
279 1971 13 1971-02-23 19 14 Down 5
280 1971 14 1971-03-02 16 19 Up 3
281 1971 15 1971-03-09 14 16 Up 2
282 1971 16 Final 12 14 Up 2
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
283 1970 1 Preseason 13 NA
284 1970 2 1969-12-09 10 13 Up 3
285 1970 3 1969-12-16 6 10 Up 4
286 1970 4 1969-12-23 11 6 Down 5
287 1970 5 1969-12-30 13 11 Down 2
288 1970 8 1970-01-20 20 Up 
289 1970 11 1970-02-10 16 Up 
290 1970 12 1970-02-17 14 16 Up 2
291 1970 13 1970-02-24 13 14 Up 1
292 1970 14 1970-03-03 15 13 Down 2
293 1970 15 Final 9 15 Up 6
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
294 1969 1 Preseason 4 NA
295 1969 2 1968-12-03 5 4 Down 1
296 1969 3 1968-12-10 7 5 Down 2
297 1969 4 1968-12-17 7 7 NC
298 1969 5 1968-12-24 7 7 NC
299 1969 6 1968-12-31 16 7 Down 9
300 1969 7 1969-01-07 17 16 Down 1
301 1969 8 1969-01-14 16 17 Up 1
302 1969 9 1969-01-21 15 16 Up 1
303 1969 15 Final 17 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
304 1965 1 Preseason 17 NA
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
305 1959 1 1958-12-09 11 NA
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
306 1958 1 1957-12-10 15 NA
307 1958 10 1958-02-11 17 Up 
308 1958 11 1958-02-18 10 17 Up 7
309 1958 12 1958-02-25 8 10 Up 2
310 1958 13 1958-03-04 7 8 Up 1
311 1958 14 Final 8 7 Down 1
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
312 1957 14 Final 17 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
313 1955 1 1954-12-07 9 NA
314 1955 2 1954-12-14 20 9 Down 11
315 1955 5 1955-01-04 20 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
316 1954 2 1953-12-15 16 Up 
317 1954 3 1953-12-22 19 16 Down 3
318 1954 7 1954-01-19 6 Up 
319 1954 8 1954-01-26 6 6 NC
320 1954 9 1954-02-02 7 6 Down 1
321 1954 10 1954-02-09 6 7 Up 1
322 1954 11 1954-02-16 6 6 NC
323 1954 12 1954-02-23 6 6 NC
324 1954 13 1954-03-02 5 6 Up 1
325 1954 14 1954-03-09 6 5 Down 1
326 1954 15 Final 6 6 NC
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
327 1953 1 1952-12-16 7 NA
328 1953 2 1952-12-23 11 7 Down 4
329 1953 3 1952-12-30 19 11 Down 8
330 1953 4 1953-01-06 13 19 Up 6
331 1953 5 1953-01-13 11 13 Up 2
332 1953 6 1953-01-20 16 11 Down 5
333 1953 7 1953-01-27 17 16 Down 1
334 1953 11 1953-02-24 17 Up 
335 1953 12 1953-03-03 13 17 Up 4
336 1953 13 1953-03-10 17 13 Down 4
337 1953 14 Final 10 17 Up 7
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
338 1952 1 1951-12-10 14 NA
339 1952 2 1951-12-17 20 14 Down 6
340 1952 3 1951-12-25 9 20 Up 11
341 1952 4 1952-01-01 14 9 Down 5
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
342 1951 1 1950-12-19 14 NA
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
343 1950 5 1950-01-31 16 Up