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1969 Independent Year Summary

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Record: 135-129-5, .511 W-L% (7th of 13) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -1.10 (7th of 13) ▪ SOS: -1.33 (7th of 13)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Houston, Notre Dame and Penn State)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Houston, Notre Dame, Penn State and West Virginia)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Penn State 11 0 0 1.000 29.3 8.2 21.66 3.29
West Virginia 10 1 0 .909 27.5 10.3 9.80 -4.30
Houston 9 2 0 .818 38.4 18.9 19.74 6.29
Notre Dame 8 2 1 .773 31.9 12.2 18.91 6.37
Buffalo 6 3 0 .667 19.3 9.9 -1.06 -8.72
Rutgers 6 3 0 .667 23.6 16.7 -4.42 -11.53
Villanova 6 3 0 .667 31.1 20.6 -0.54 -8.32
Florida State 6 3 1 .650 22.0 18.2 6.67 2.17
Colgate 5 3 1 .611 19.1 21.9 -10.41 -9.63
Air Force 6 4 0 .600 26.7 17.7 12.13 6.23
West Texas A&M 6 4 0 .600 21.0 15.8 -3.46 -7.06
Boston College 5 4 0 .556 24.2 27.2 -4.64 -2.86
New Mexico State 5 5 0 .500 19.9 23.5 -7.63 -6.03
Southern Mississippi 5 5 0 .500 16.2 30.7 -9.77 -3.77
Syracuse 5 5 0 .500 16.9 12.6 2.43 0.23
Army 4 5 1 .450 16.1 16.0 1.77 0.57
Virginia Tech 4 5 1 .450 23.4 11.0 -0.12 -5.22
Georgia Tech 4 6 0 .400 14.4 18.3 2.91 6.71
Miami (FL) 4 6 0 .400 20.1 21.6 3.27 6.17
Pittsburgh 4 6 0 .400 16.6 28.7 -0.93 6.68
Dayton 3 7 0 .300 17.2 21.3 -10.25 -5.35
Northern Illinois 3 7 0 .300 19.1 28.4 -15.34 -7.64
Tulane 3 7 0 .300 15.2 23.5 -0.55 6.75
Utah State 3 7 0 .300 13.4 25.0 -9.12 0.18
Idaho 2 8 0 .200 20.6 34.6 -19.90 -8.20
Navy 1 9 0 .100 9.8 30.7 -11.80 4.70
Xavier 1 9 0 .100 7.4 24.9 -18.95 -3.55

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3 11/10 11/17 11/24 12/1 12/8 Final
Penn State 3 2 2 5 5 8 5 5 5 4 3 3 2 2
Notre Dame 11 9   15 11 12 10 8 9 8 8 9 9 5
Houston 7               18 19 18 19 17 12
West Virginia     18 17           18 19 16 19 17
Air Force           20 19 19 20          

4 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1970-01-01 Cotton Bowl Texas 21 Notre Dame 17 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
1970-01-01 Orange Bowl Penn State 10 Missouri 3 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
1969-12-31 Bluebonnet Bowl Houston 36 Auburn 7 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
1969-12-30 Peach Bowl West Virginia 14 South Carolina 3 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)