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Duke Blue Devils AP Poll History

Location: Durham, North Carolina ▪ Colors: Duke Blue & White
Stadium: Wallace Wade Stadium (cap. 33,941)
Record: 93 Years, 454-486-28, .483 W-L% (Major School)

Conferences: ACC, Southern and Ind
Conference Champion: 17 Times
Bowls: 9 Bowls, 3-6, .333 W-L% (Major Bowls)

Ranked in AP Poll: 8 Times (Preseason), 17 Times (Final), 165 Weeks (Total)

165 Polls

Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
1 2013 13 2013-11-17 25 Up 
2 2013 14 2013-11-24 24 25 Up 1
3 2013 15 2013-12-01 20 24 Up 4
4 2013 16 2013-12-08 22 20 Down 2
5 2013 17 Final 23 22 Down 1
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
6 1994 8 1994-10-11 25 Up 
7 1994 9 1994-10-18 20 25 Up 5
8 1994 10 1994-10-25 16 20 Up 4
9 1994 11 1994-11-01 23 16 Down 7
10 1994 12 1994-11-08 18 23 Up 5
11 1994 13 1994-11-15 24 18 Down 6
12 1994 15 1994-11-29 25 Up 
13 1994 16 1994-12-06 25 25 NC
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
14 1989 12 1989-11-14 25 Up 
15 1989 13 1989-11-21 23 25 Up 2
16 1989 14 1989-11-28 20 23 Up 3
17 1989 15 1989-12-05 20 20 NC
18 1989 16 1989-12-12 20 20 NC
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
19 1971 3 1971-09-20 20 Up 
20 1971 4 1971-09-27 19 20 Up 1
21 1971 5 1971-10-04 14 19 Up 5
22 1971 7 1971-10-18 19 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
23 1962 1 Preseason 8 NA
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
24 1961 12 Final 20 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
25 1960 7 1960-10-24 15 Up 
26 1960 8 1960-10-31 13 15 Up 2
27 1960 9 1960-11-07 7 13 Up 6
28 1960 10 1960-11-14 6 7 Up 1
29 1960 11 1960-11-21 11 6 Down 5
30 1960 12 Final 10 11 Up 1
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
31 1957 1 Preseason 10 NA
32 1957 2 1957-09-23 7 10 Up 3
33 1957 3 1957-09-30 4 7 Up 3
34 1957 4 1957-10-07 5 4 Down 1
35 1957 5 1957-10-14 5 5 NC
36 1957 6 1957-10-21 4 5 Up 1
37 1957 7 1957-10-28 7 4 Down 3
38 1957 8 1957-11-04 16 7 Down 9
39 1957 9 1957-11-11 11 16 Up 5
40 1957 10 1957-11-18 11 11 NC
41 1957 11 1957-11-25 16 11 Down 5
42 1957 12 Final 16 16 NC
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
43 1956 1 Preseason 16 NA
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
44 1955 1 Preseason 18 NA
45 1955 3 1955-09-26 16 Up 
46 1955 4 1955-10-03 13 16 Up 3
47 1955 5 1955-10-10 11 13 Up 2
48 1955 6 1955-10-17 5 11 Up 6
49 1955 7 1955-10-24 17 5 Down 12
50 1955 9 1955-11-07 18 Up 
51 1955 10 1955-11-14 20 18 Down 2
52 1955 11 1955-11-21 18 20 Up 2
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
53 1954 1 Preseason 15 NA
54 1954 2 1954-09-20 19 15 Down 4
55 1954 3 1954-09-27 7 19 Up 12
56 1954 4 1954-10-04 6 7 Up 1
57 1954 5 1954-10-11 6 6 NC
58 1954 6 1954-10-18 19 6 Down 13
59 1954 7 1954-10-25 16 19 Up 3
60 1954 8 1954-11-01 11 16 Up 5
61 1954 11 1954-11-22 20 Up 
62 1954 12 Final 14 20 Up 6
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
63 1953 1 Preseason 10 NA
64 1953 2 1953-09-28 12 10 Down 2
65 1953 3 1953-10-05 8 12 Up 4
66 1953 4 1953-10-12 7 8 Up 1
67 1953 5 1953-10-19 16 7 Down 9
68 1953 6 1953-10-26 13 16 Up 3
69 1953 7 1953-11-02 10 13 Up 3
70 1953 8 1953-11-09 14 10 Down 4
71 1953 9 1953-11-16 15 14 Down 1
72 1953 11 Final 18 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
73 1952 1 Preseason 19 NA
74 1952 2 1952-09-29 10 19 Up 9
75 1952 3 1952-10-06 6 10 Up 4
76 1952 4 1952-10-13 5 6 Up 1
77 1952 5 1952-10-22 6 5 Down 1
78 1952 6 1952-10-27 6 6 NC
79 1952 7 1952-11-03 12 6 Down 6
80 1952 9 1952-11-17 20 Up 
81 1952 10 1952-11-24 13 20 Up 7
82 1952 11 Final 16 13 Down 3
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
83 1951 2 1951-10-01 16 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
84 1950 1 Preseason 16 NA
85 1950 2 1950-10-02 14 16 Up 2
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
86 1949 1 1949-10-03 14 NA
87 1949 5 1949-10-31 16 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
88 1948 2 1948-10-11 18 Up 
89 1948 3 1948-10-18 15 18 Up 3
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
90 1947 1 1947-10-06 13 NA
91 1947 2 1947-10-13 17 13 Down 4
92 1947 3 1947-10-20 15 17 Up 2
93 1947 4 1947-10-27 9 15 Up 6
94 1947 5 1947-11-03 13 9 Down 4
95 1947 10 Final 19 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
96 1946 2 1946-10-14 17 Up 
97 1946 3 1946-10-21 13 17 Up 4
98 1946 4 1946-10-28 19 13 Down 6
99 1946 6 1946-11-11 20 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
100 1945 1 1945-10-08 13 NA
101 1945 2 1945-10-15 16 13 Down 3
102 1945 3 1945-10-22 19 16 Down 3
103 1945 4 1945-10-29 18 19 Up 1
104 1945 5 1945-11-05 16 18 Up 2
105 1945 6 1945-11-12 20 16 Down 4
106 1945 7 1945-11-19 15 20 Up 5
107 1945 8 1945-11-26 11 15 Up 4
108 1945 9 Final 13 11 Down 2
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
109 1944 5 1944-11-06 20 Up 
110 1944 6 1944-11-13 10 20 Up 10
111 1944 7 1944-11-20 11 10 Down 1
112 1944 8 1944-11-27 11 11 NC
113 1944 9 Final 11 11 NC
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
114 1943 1 1943-10-04 5 NA
115 1943 2 1943-10-11 6 5 Down 1
116 1943 3 1943-10-18 9 6 Down 3
117 1943 4 1943-10-25 8 9 Up 1
118 1943 5 1943-11-01 9 8 Down 1
119 1943 6 1943-11-08 7 9 Up 2
120 1943 7 1943-11-15 6 7 Up 1
121 1943 8 1943-11-22 5 6 Up 1
122 1943 9 Final 7 5 Down 2
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
123 1941 1 1941-10-13 3 NA
124 1941 2 1941-10-20 4 3 Down 1
125 1941 3 1941-10-27 4 4 NC
126 1941 4 1941-11-03 4 4 NC
127 1941 5 1941-11-10 3 4 Up 1
128 1941 6 1941-11-17 3 3 NC
129 1941 7 1941-11-24 3 3 NC
130 1941 8 Final 2 3 Up 1
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
131 1940 3 1940-10-28 18 Up 
132 1940 4 1940-11-04 12 18 Up 6
133 1940 5 1940-11-11 12 12 NC
134 1940 7 1940-11-25 20 Up 
135 1940 8 Final 18 20 Up 2
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
136 1939 1 1939-10-16 13 NA
137 1939 2 1939-10-23 12 13 Up 1
138 1939 3 1939-10-30 12 12 NC
139 1939 4 1939-11-06 15 12 Down 3
140 1939 5 1939-11-13 13 15 Up 2
141 1939 6 1939-11-20 8 13 Up 5
142 1939 7 1939-11-27 7 8 Up 1
143 1939 8 1939-12-04 6 7 Up 1
144 1939 9 Final 8 6 Down 2
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
145 1938 1 1938-10-17 9 NA
146 1938 2 1938-10-24 11 9 Down 2
147 1938 3 1938-10-31 9 11 Up 2
148 1938 4 1938-11-07 7 9 Up 2
149 1938 5 1938-11-14 4 7 Up 3
150 1938 6 1938-11-21 3 4 Up 1
151 1938 7 1938-11-28 3 3 NC
152 1938 8 Final 3 3 NC
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
153 1937 1 1937-10-18 10 NA
154 1937 2 1937-10-25 13 10 Down 3
155 1937 3 1937-11-01 11 13 Up 2
156 1937 4 1937-11-08 8 11 Up 3
157 1937 6 1937-11-22 18 Up 
158 1937 7 Final 20 18 Down 2
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
159 1936 1 1936-10-19 2 NA
160 1936 2 1936-10-26 13 2 Down 11
161 1936 3 1936-11-02 15 13 Down 2
162 1936 4 1936-11-09 13 15 Up 2
163 1936 5 1936-11-16 16 13 Down 3
164 1936 6 1936-11-23 11 16 Up 5
165 1936 7 Final 11 11 NC