You Are Here > > > > Polls

1943 Polls

Previous Year ▪ Next Year

National Champion: Notre Dame (AP)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Angelo Bertelli (Notre Dame)

AP First #1: Notre Dame ▪ AP Final #1: Notre Dame

AP Polls

Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
1 1943-10-04 1 Notre Dame (2-0-0) NA Ind
1 1943-10-04 2 Michigan (3-0-0) NA Western
1 1943-10-04 3 Army (2-0-0) NA Ind
1 1943-10-04 4 Navy (2-0-0) NA Ind
1 1943-10-04 5 Duke (3-0-0) NA Southern
1 1943-10-04 6 Pennsylvania (2-0-0) NA Ind
1 1943-10-04 7 Purdue (3-0-0) NA Western
1 1943-10-04 8 Iowa Pre-Flight (3-0-0) NA Ind
1 1943-10-04 9 Minnesota (2-0-0) NA Western
1 1943-10-04 10 Southern California (2-0-0) NA PCC
1 1943-10-04 11 Southwestern (TX) NA
1 1943-10-04 12 Great Lakes Navy (3-1-0) NA Ind
1 1943-10-04 13 Memphis Navy NA
1 1943-10-04 14 Dartmouth (2-0-0) NA Ind
1 1943-10-04 15 Del Monte Pre-Flight (2-0-0) NA Ind
1 1943-10-04 16 March Field (2-0-0) NA Ind
1 1943-10-04 17 Louisiana State (2-0-0) NA SEC
1 1943-10-04 18 Ohio State (1-1-0) NA Western
1 1943-10-04 19 Northwestern (1-1-0) NA Western
1 1943-10-04 20 Pacific (3-0-0) NA Ind
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
2 1943-10-11 1 Notre Dame (3-0-0) 1 NC Ind
2 1943-10-11 2 Army (3-0-0) 3 Up 1 Ind
2 1943-10-11 3 Navy (3-0-0) 4 Up 1 Ind
2 1943-10-11 4 Pennsylvania (3-0-0) 6 Up 2 Ind
2 1943-10-11 5 Purdue (4-0-0) 7 Up 2 Western
2 1943-10-11 6 Duke (3-1-0) 5 Down 1 Southern
2 1943-10-11 7 Iowa Pre-Flight (4-0-0) 8 Up 1 Ind
2 1943-10-11 8 Southern California (3-0-0) 10 Up 2 PCC
2 1943-10-11 9 Michigan (3-1-0) 2 Down 7 Western
2 1943-10-11 10 Pacific (4-0-0) 20 Up 10 Ind
2 1943-10-11 11 Del Monte Pre-Flight (3-0-0) 15 Up 4 Ind
2 1943-10-11 12 March Field (3-0-0) 16 Up 4 Ind
2 1943-10-11 13 Minnesota (2-0-0) 9 Down 4 Western
2 1943-10-11 14 Great Lakes Navy (4-1-0) 12 Down 2 Ind
2 1943-10-11 15 Memphis Navy 13 Down 2
2 1943-10-11 16 Dartmouth (2-1-0) 14 Down 2 Ind
2 1943-10-11 17 Southwestern (TX) 11 Down 6
2 1943-10-11 18 Texas A&M (3-0-0) Up  SWC
2 1943-10-11 19 Washington Up 
2 1943-10-11 20 Georgia (3-2-0) Up  SEC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
3 1943-10-18 1 Notre Dame (4-0-0) 1 NC Ind
3 1943-10-18 2 Army (4-0-0) 2 NC Ind
3 1943-10-18 3 Navy (4-0-0) 3 NC Ind
3 1943-10-18 4 Purdue (5-0-0) 5 Up 1 Western
3 1943-10-18 5 Pennsylvania (4-0-0) 4 Down 1 Ind
3 1943-10-18 6 Pacific (5-0-0) 10 Up 4 Ind
3 1943-10-18 7 Southern California (4-0-0) 8 Up 1 PCC
3 1943-10-18 8 Iowa Pre-Flight (5-0-0) 7 Down 1 Ind
3 1943-10-18 9 Duke (4-1-0) 6 Down 3 Southern
3 1943-10-18 10 Michigan (3-1-0) 9 Down 1 Western
3 1943-10-18 11 Minnesota (3-0-0) 13 Up 2 Western
3 1943-10-18 12 Southwestern (TX) 17 Up 5
3 1943-10-18 13 Texas A&M (4-0-0) 18 Up 5 SWC
3 1943-10-18 14 March Field (4-0-0) 12 Down 2 Ind
3 1943-10-18 15 Del Monte Pre-Flight (3-1-0) 11 Down 4 Ind
3 1943-10-18 16 Texas (3-1-0) Up  SWC
3 1943-10-18 17 Northwestern (2-1-0) Up  Western
3 1943-10-18 18 Colorado College (4-0-0) Up  Ind
3 1943-10-18 19 Memphis Navy 15 Down 4
3 1943-10-18 20 Camp Grant (2-3-1) Up  Ind
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
4 1943-10-25 1 Notre Dame (5-0-0) 1 NC Ind
4 1943-10-25 2 Army (5-0-0) 2 NC Ind
4 1943-10-25 3 Navy (5-0-0) 3 NC Ind
4 1943-10-25 4 Purdue (6-0-0) 4 NC Western
4 1943-10-25 5 Southern California (5-0-0) 7 Up 2 PCC
4 1943-10-25 6 Pennsylvania (5-0-0) 5 Down 1 Ind
4 1943-10-25 7 Michigan (4-1-0) 10 Up 3 Western
4 1943-10-25 8 Duke (4-1-0) 9 Up 1 Southern
4 1943-10-25 9 Iowa Pre-Flight (5-0-0) 8 Down 1 Ind
4 1943-10-25 10 Pacific (5-1-0) 6 Down 4 Ind
4 1943-10-25 11 Washington Up 
4 1943-10-25 12 Texas (4-1-0) 16 Up 4 SWC
4 1943-10-25 13 Tulsa (4-0-0) Up  MVC
4 1943-10-25 14 Louisiana-Lafayette Up 
4 1943-10-25 15 Northwestern (3-1-0) 17 Up 2 Western
4 1943-10-25 16 Colorado College (5-0-0) 18 Up 2 Ind
4 1943-10-25 17 Del Monte Pre-Flight (4-1-0) 15 Down 2 Ind
4 1943-10-25 18 Great Lakes Navy (5-2-0) Up  Ind
4 1943-10-25 19 Texas A&M (4-0-1) 13 Down 6 SWC
4 1943-10-25 20 California (2-3-0) Up  PCC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
5 1943-11-01 1 Notre Dame (6-0-0) 1 NC Ind
5 1943-11-01 2 Purdue (7-0-0) 4 Up 2 Western
5 1943-11-01 3 Army (5-0-1) 2 Down 1 Ind
5 1943-11-01 4 Southern California (6-0-0) 5 Up 1 PCC
5 1943-11-01 5 Pennsylvania (5-0-1) 6 Up 1 Ind
5 1943-11-01 6 Michigan (5-1-0) 7 Up 1 Western
5 1943-11-01 7 Navy (5-1-0) 3 Down 4 Ind
5 1943-11-01 8 Iowa Pre-Flight (6-0-0) 9 Up 1 Ind
5 1943-11-01 9 Duke (5-1-0) 8 Down 1 Southern
5 1943-11-01 10 Pacific (5-1-0) 10 NC Ind
5 1943-11-01 11 Washington 11 NC
5 1943-11-01 12 Northwestern (4-1-0) 15 Up 3 Western
5 1943-11-01 13 Texas (5-1-0) 12 Down 1 SWC
5 1943-11-01 14 Del Monte Pre-Flight (4-1-0) 17 Up 3 Ind
5 1943-11-01 15 Louisiana-Lafayette 14 Down 1
5 1943-11-01 16 Texas A&M (5-0-1) 19 Up 3 SWC
5 1943-11-01 17 Colorado College (5-0-0) 16 Down 1 Ind
5 1943-11-01 17 Arkansas-Monticello Up 
5 1943-11-01 19 Tulsa (4-0-1) 13 Down 6 MVC
5 1943-11-01 20 Louisiana State (5-1-0) Up  SEC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
6 1943-11-08 1 Notre Dame (7-0-0) 1 NC Ind
6 1943-11-08 2 Purdue (8-0-0) 2 NC Western
6 1943-11-08 3 Navy (6-1-0) 7 Up 4 Ind
6 1943-11-08 4 Michigan (6-1-0) 6 Up 2 Western
6 1943-11-08 5 Iowa Pre-Flight (7-0-0) 8 Up 3 Ind
6 1943-11-08 6 Army (5-1-1) 3 Down 3 Ind
6 1943-11-08 7 Duke (6-1-0) 9 Up 2 Southern
6 1943-11-08 8 Northwestern (5-1-0) 12 Up 4 Western
6 1943-11-08 9 Southern California (6-1-0) 4 Down 5 PCC
6 1943-11-08 10 Pennsylvania (5-1-1) 5 Down 5 Ind
6 1943-11-08 11 Pacific (6-1-0) 10 Down 1 Ind
6 1943-11-08 12 Washington 11 Down 1
6 1943-11-08 13 Del Monte Pre-Flight (5-1-0) 14 Up 1 Ind
6 1943-11-08 14 Texas A&M (6-0-1) 16 Up 2 SWC
6 1943-11-08 15 March Field (6-1-0) Up  Ind
6 1943-11-08 16 Texas (5-1-0) 13 Down 3 SWC
6 1943-11-08 17 Tulsa (5-0-1) 19 Up 2 MVC
6 1943-11-08 18 Dartmouth (4-1-0) Up  Ind
6 1943-11-08 19 Georgia Tech (4-3-0) Up  SEC
6 1943-11-08 20 San Diego Navy Up 
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
7 1943-11-15 1 Notre Dame (8-0-0) 1 NC Ind
7 1943-11-15 2 Iowa Pre-Flight (8-0-0) 5 Up 3 Ind
7 1943-11-15 3 Purdue (8-0-0) 2 Down 1 Western
7 1943-11-15 4 Michigan (7-1-0) 4 NC Western
7 1943-11-15 5 Navy (7-1-0) 3 Down 2 Ind
7 1943-11-15 6 Duke (7-1-0) 7 Up 1 Southern
7 1943-11-15 7 Army (6-1-1) 6 Down 1 Ind
7 1943-11-15 8 March Field (7-1-0) 15 Up 7 Ind
7 1943-11-15 9 Northwestern (5-2-0) 8 Down 1 Western
7 1943-11-15 10 Texas (6-1-0) 16 Up 6 SWC
7 1943-11-15 11 Washington 12 Up 1
7 1943-11-15 12 Texas A&M (7-0-1) 14 Up 2 SWC
7 1943-11-15 13 Pacific (7-1-0) 11 Down 2 Ind
7 1943-11-15 14 Del Monte Pre-Flight (5-1-0) 13 Down 1 Ind
7 1943-11-15 15 Georgia Tech (5-3-0) 19 Up 4 SEC
7 1943-11-15 16 Tulsa (5-0-1) 17 Up 1 MVC
7 1943-11-15 17 Bainbridge NTS Up 
7 1943-11-15 17 San Diego Navy 20 Up 3
7 1943-11-15 19 Pennsylvania (5-2-1) 10 Down 9 Ind
7 1943-11-15 20 Dartmouth (5-1-0) 18 Down 2 Ind
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
8 1943-11-22 1 Notre Dame (9-0-0) 1 NC Ind
8 1943-11-22 2 Iowa Pre-Flight (8-1-0) 2 NC Ind
8 1943-11-22 3 Michigan (8-1-0) 4 Up 1 Western
8 1943-11-22 4 Purdue (9-0-0) 3 Down 1 Western
8 1943-11-22 5 Duke (8-1-0) 6 Up 1 Southern
8 1943-11-22 6 Navy (7-1-0) 5 Down 1 Ind
8 1943-11-22 7 Army (7-1-1) 7 NC Ind
8 1943-11-22 8 Northwestern (6-2-0) 9 Up 1 Western
8 1943-11-22 9 March Field (7-1-0) 8 Down 1 Ind
8 1943-11-22 10 Del Monte Pre-Flight (6-1-0) 14 Up 4 Ind
8 1943-11-22 11 Washington 11 NC
8 1943-11-22 12 Texas (6-1-0) 10 Down 2 SWC
8 1943-11-22 13 Dartmouth (6-1-0) 20 Up 7 Ind
8 1943-11-22 14 Georgia Tech (6-3-0) 15 Up 1 SEC
8 1943-11-22 15 Bainbridge NTS 17 Up 2
8 1943-11-22 16 Texas A&M (7-0-1) 12 Down 4 SWC
8 1943-11-22 17 Colorado College (7-0-0) Up  Ind
8 1943-11-22 18 Randolph Field Up 
8 1943-11-22 18 Pennsylvania (5-2-1) 19 Up 1 Ind
8 1943-11-22 20 Tulsa (5-0-1) 16 Down 4 MVC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
9 Final 1 Notre Dame 1 NC Ind
9 Final 2 Iowa Pre-Flight 2 NC Ind
9 Final 3 Michigan 3 NC Western
9 Final 4 Navy 6 Up 2 Ind
9 Final 5 Purdue 4 Down 1 Western
9 Final 6 Great Lakes Navy Up  Ind
9 Final 7 Duke 5 Down 2 Southern
9 Final 8 Del Monte Pre-Flight 10 Up 2 Ind
9 Final 9 Northwestern 8 Down 1 Western
9 Final 10 March Field 9 Down 1 Ind
9 Final 11 Army 7 Down 4 Ind
9 Final 12 Washington 11 Down 1
9 Final 13 Georgia Tech 14 Up 1 SEC
9 Final 14 Texas 12 Down 2 SWC
9 Final 15 Tulsa 20 Up 5 MVC
9 Final 16 Dartmouth 13 Down 3 Ind
9 Final 17 Bainbridge NTS 15 Down 2
9 Final 18 Colorado College 17 Down 1 Ind
9 Final 19 Pacific Up  Ind
9 Final 20 Pennsylvania 18 Down 2 Ind