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1970 Independent Year Summary

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Record: 161-156-3, .508 W-L% (7th of 13) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -3.53 (9th of 13) ▪ SOS: -3.34 (9th of 13)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Houston, Notre Dame, Penn State and West Virginia)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Air Force, Georgia Tech, Houston, Notre Dame, Penn State and Tulane)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Notre Dame 10 1 0 .909 32.2 9.8 26.32 10.41
Villanova 9 2 0 .818 26.2 17.3 -4.99 -14.62
Boston College 8 2 0 .800 30.7 14.2 0.00 -7.90
Air Force 9 3 0 .750 30.5 19.9 15.20 5.03
Georgia Tech 9 3 0 .750 19.4 13.8 13.91 8.24
Houston 8 3 0 .727 27.9 14.5 15.48 3.94
West Virginia 8 3 0 .727 28.3 18.2 -0.69 -7.96
Penn State 7 3 0 .700 30.0 16.3 9.54 -0.06
West Texas A&M 7 3 0 .700 25.4 14.9 -4.62 -12.62
Tulane 8 4 0 .667 16.3 13.3 10.04 6.62
Cincinnati 7 4 0 .636 20.8 9.8 -1.32 -8.50
Florida State 7 4 0 .636 23.1 17.7 8.52 2.52
Syracuse 6 4 0 .600 24.8 20.8 3.52 0.62
Dayton 5 4 1 .550 19.1 15.1 -7.57 -9.97
Pittsburgh 5 5 0 .500 17.9 24.5 -1.15 2.75
Rutgers 5 5 0 .500 19.3 21.5 -12.76 -11.76
Utah State 5 5 0 .500 21.7 22.5 -3.30 -4.10
Colgate 5 6 0 .455 18.0 26.2 -14.83 -9.10
Southern Mississippi 5 6 0 .455 20.7 27.2 -7.59 -3.50
Virginia Tech 5 6 0 .455 18.1 20.7 -6.22 -4.22
New Mexico State 4 6 0 .400 28.2 27.7 -7.38 -5.88
Idaho 4 7 0 .364 20.5 30.5 -13.26 -6.26
Marshall 3 6 0 .333 15.3 22.4 -14.25 -9.58
Northern Illinois 3 7 0 .300 16.8 28.1 -15.72 -7.92
Miami (FL) 3 8 0 .273 15.1 28.2 -7.87 2.40
Buffalo 2 9 0 .182 12.1 27.2 -20.76 -10.12
Navy 2 9 0 .182 11.9 29.7 -6.13 5.60
Army 1 9 1 .136 13.7 25.5 -3.93 5.89
Xavier 1 9 0 .100 12.3 32.8 -28.65 -10.75
Holy Cross 0 10 1 .045 10.6 31.2 -25.34 -9.34

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23 11/30 12/7 Final
Notre Dame 6 6 6 4 3 3 3 3 2 1 2 4 6 6 2
Georgia Tech     19 15 13 16         17 16 13 13 13
Air Force     20 10 8 7 7 7 9 13 10 12 11 11 16
Tulane                             17
Penn State 7 7 4 16             20 17 18 18 18
Houston 13 15 11     19 15   18         17 19
Pittsburgh             18 15              
Syracuse                 20            
West Virginia 20 17 16 14 11                    

4 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1971-01-01 Cotton Bowl Notre Dame 24 Texas 11 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
1971-01-01 Sugar Bowl Tennessee 34 Air Force 13 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
1970-12-19 Sun Bowl Georgia Tech 17 Texas Tech 9 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
1970-12-12 Liberty Bowl Tulane 17 Colorado 3 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)