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1966 Independent Year Summary

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Record: 188-128-6, .593 W-L% (1st of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 1.84 (5th of 12) ▪ SOS: -1.21 (8th of 12)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Notre Dame and Syracuse)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Georgia Tech, Miami (FL) and Notre Dame)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Notre Dame 9 0 1 .950 36.2 3.8 26.01 5.61
Colgate 8 1 1 .850 24.2 6.7 2.80 -10.10
Georgia Tech 9 2 0 .818 23.6 9.8 17.47 6.38
Army 8 2 0 .800 14.1 10.5 5.32 -0.28
Dayton 8 2 0 .800 14.4 10.8 -1.54 -6.64
Houston 8 2 0 .800 33.5 12.5 16.03 2.63
Memphis 7 2 0 .778 13.4 10.7 5.71 1.93
Miami (FL) 8 2 1 .773 19.1 9.4 14.34 6.15
Virginia Tech 8 2 1 .773 22.3 9.5 6.33 -2.03
Syracuse 8 3 0 .727 24.2 14.2 11.74 2.37
Colorado State 7 3 0 .700 27.5 17.8 7.12 -0.88
New Mexico State 7 3 0 .700 32.1 15.9 5.70 -6.40
West Texas A&M 7 3 0 .700 27.3 13.8 6.14 -4.36
Villanova 6 3 0 .667 14.9 12.8 -8.77 -10.89
Holy Cross 6 3 1 .650 13.5 16.3 -4.21 -3.81
Southern Mississippi 6 4 0 .600 15.6 10.3 2.33 -2.87
Texas-El Paso 6 4 0 .600 29.3 18.7 5.26 1.06
Rutgers 5 4 0 .556 20.4 19.7 -5.52 -6.52
Tulane 5 4 1 .550 15.3 18.2 3.92 6.22
Florida State 6 5 0 .545 24.9 19.5 11.84 7.29
Buffalo 5 5 0 .500 22.0 17.2 -4.87 -7.97
Penn State 5 5 0 .500 19.3 20.8 3.66 4.06
Tampa 4 5 0 .444 15.6 23.6 -9.36 -5.03
Air Force 4 6 0 .400 15.4 16.1 -0.33 3.77
Boston College 4 6 0 .400 13.3 20.2 -9.71 -4.41
Idaho 4 6 0 .400 18.2 16.5 -7.61 -7.71
Navy 4 6 0 .400 14.7 15.2 1.48 2.48
Utah State 4 6 0 .400 18.1 16.3 -1.95 0.25
Xavier 4 6 0 .400 12.3 15.6 -8.98 -5.98
Pacific 4 7 0 .364 19.2 27.5 -12.18 -6.18
San Jose State 3 7 0 .300 15.1 19.8 -8.58 -3.88
Pittsburgh 1 9 0 .100 10.5 32.6 -10.66 6.94

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/19 9/26 10/3 10/10 10/17 10/24 10/31 11/7 11/14 11/21 11/28 Final
Notre Dame 6 8 4 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Georgia Tech     9 9 7 6 6 5 5 5 5 8 8
Miami (FL)                       9 9
Syracuse 7                        

4 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1967-01-02 Orange Bowl Florida 27 Georgia Tech 12 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
1966-12-31 Gator Bowl Tennessee 18 Syracuse 12 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
1966-12-24 Sun Bowl Wyoming 28 Florida State 20 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
1966-12-10 Liberty Bowl Miami (FL) 14 Virginia Tech 7 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)