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1944 Year Summary

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National Champion: Army (AP)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Les Horvath (Ohio State)

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

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 Western Conference 9 84 44 37 3 .542 0 0 0 0 14.43 12.61 0 3 Ohio State
2 Missouri Valley Conference 3 28 23 5 0 .821 2 2 0 0 1.000 12.53 -0.75 0 0 Oklahoma State
3 Southeastern Conference 11 94 52 38 4 .574 3 0 3 0 .000 6.48 3.35 0 2 Georgia Tech
4 Southwest Conference 6 63 34 27 2 .556 1 0 1 0 .000 3.76 2.59 0 0 Texas Christian
5 Independent 39 346 197 129 20 .598 0 0 0 0 3.06 -0.10 0 10
6 Mountain States Athletic Conference 4 31 18 10 3 .629 0 0 0 0 0.45 -5.53 0 0 Colorado
7 Big Six Conference 6 55 22 26 7 .464 0 0 0 0 0.43 2.26 0 0 Oklahoma
8 Pacific Coast Conference 4 38 20 14 4 .579 1 1 0 0 1.000 -0.27 -3.94 0 1 Southern California
9 Southern Conference 10 89 38 46 5 .455 1 1 0 0 1.000 -1.24 -0.02 0 1 Duke
10 Border Intercollegiate Athletic Association 3 26 9 17 0 .346 0 0 0 0 -9.05 -2.40 0 0

AP Poll Summary

School Conf 10/9 10/16 10/23 10/30 11/6 11/13 11/20 11/27 Final
Army Ind 3 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1
Ohio State Western 8 4 4 3 2 4 3 3 2
Randolph Field Ind 4 3 3 4 4 2 4 3 3
Navy Ind 6 9 12 6 3 3 2 2 4
Bainbridge NTS 18 18 13 12 6 6 5 5 5
Iowa Pre-Flight Ind 11 5 6 7 7 7 7 6 6
Southern California PCC   15   13 11 12 8 7 7
Michigan Western 12 15   10 8 5 6 8 8
Notre Dame Ind 1 1 1 2 5 11 18 9 9
March Field Ind   14 11 11 9 8 9 14 10
Duke Southern         20 10 11 11 11
Tennessee SEC 15 17 19 16 18 17 15 10 12
Georgia Tech SEC 10 8 5 5 13 9 10   13
Norman Naval Air Station Ind         15 18 17 13 13
Illinois Western 14   14 9 10       15
El Toro Marines         17 15 16 18 16
Great Lakes Navy Ind 5 6 16 14 14 13 12 12 17
Fort Pierce                 18
Saint Mary's (CA) Pre-Flight Ind                 19
Second Air Force Ind 15 19 15       19 20 20
School Conf 10/9 10/16 10/23 10/30 11/6 11/13 11/20 11/27 Final
Alabama SEC       19     13 16  
California PCC   12              
Camp Peary             14 17  
Indiana Western 19 20 17 15          
Mississippi State SEC     19 18 19 16      
North Carolina Pre-Flight 2 10 9 8 16 18 20    
Oklahoma State MVC       19       15  
Pennsylvania Ind 9 7 7            
Purdue Western 7 11 10     14      
Third Air Force     19            
Tulsa MVC 13 13 7            
Wake Forest Southern 17   18 17 12        
Wisconsin Western 19                
Yale Ind           20   18