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1942 Year Summary

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National Champion: Ohio State (AP)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Frank Sinkwich (Georgia)

AP First #1: Ohio State ▪ AP Final #1: Ohio State

Conference Summary

Sorted by SRS
Overall Bowls SRS Polls
Rk Conference Schs G W L T Pct G W L T Pct SRS SOS Pre Final Champion
1 Southeastern Conference 12 124 76 45 3 .625 4 3 1 0 .750 10.53 5.40 0 6 Georgia
2 Western Conference 9 88 50 37 1 .574 0 0 0 0 9.41 6.37 0 4 Ohio State
3 Southwest Conference 7 73 39 29 5 .568 1 1 0 0 1.000 4.89 2.45 0 1 Texas
4 Independent 39 365 205 136 24 .595 1 0 1 0 .000 3.84 0.66 0 5
5 Pacific Coast Conference 10 98 42 49 7 .464 1 0 1 0 .000 -0.43 0.85 0 3 UCLA
6 Missouri Valley Conference 6 59 33 25 1 .568 1 0 1 0 .000 -1.24 -3.56 0 1 Tulsa
7 Mountain States Athletic Conference 7 60 34 24 2 .583 0 0 0 0 -1.63 -4.53 0 0 Colorado
Utah
8 Southern Conference 16 149 67 69 13 .493 0 0 0 0 -1.99 -1.67 0 1 William & Mary
9 Big Six Conference 6 62 22 37 3 .379 0 0 0 0 -5.39 -1.01 0 0 Missouri
10 Border Intercollegiate Athletic Association 9 85 39 42 4 .482 1 0 1 0 .000 -12.59 -11.12 0 0 Hardin-Simmons
Texas Tech

AP Poll Summary

School Conf 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23 Final
Ohio State Western 1 1 1 6 10 5 3 1
Georgia SEC 2 2 2 1 1 1 5 2
Wisconsin Western 7 7 6 2 7 7 4 3
Tulsa MVC     15 12 9 6 6 4
Georgia Tech SEC 6 6 5 3 2 2 2 5
Notre Dame Ind   8 4 4 4 8 8 6
Tennessee SEC 15 17 20 13 11 11 10 7
Boston College Ind 11 10 7 5 3 3 1 8
Michigan Western 3 4 13 11 6 4 9 9
Alabama SEC 4 3 3 8 5 9 7 10
Texas SWC 20 15 17 14 8 14 18 11
Stanford PCC             12 12
UCLA PCC   14 11 10 18 18 11 13
William & Mary Southern     18 17 15 13 19 14
Santa Clara Ind 15 9   15   14 12 15
Auburn SEC             16 16
Washington State PCC 10       14 12 15 17
Mississippi State SEC   16         16 18
Holy Cross Ind               19
Minnesota Western 14 13 10 7 16 10 20 19
Penn State Ind               19
School Conf 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23 Final
Army Ind 18 11 8 19        
Baylor SWC       16        
Colgate Ind 9              
Duquesne Ind 13              
Fresno State       18        
Hardin-Simmons BIAA         19 17    
Illinois Western 5 5 12 20 13      
Indiana Western           18    
Iowa Western 19       12      
Louisiana State SEC     19          
North Carolina Southern   19            
Pennsylvania Ind 8 17 14 9 17      
Southern California PCC           16 14  
Syracuse Ind   20 15          
Texas Christian SWC 17 12 9     18    
Vanderbilt SEC 12              
Williams         20