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AP Polls

Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
1 1945-10-08 1 Army (2-0-0) NA Ind
1 1945-10-08 2 Navy (2-0-0) NA Ind
1 1945-10-08 3 Notre Dame (2-0-0) NA Ind
1 1945-10-08 4 Ohio State (2-0-0) NA Western
1 1945-10-08 5 Minnesota (2-0-0) NA Western
1 1945-10-08 6 Southern California (3-0-0) NA PCC
1 1945-10-08 7 Alabama (2-0-0) NA SEC
1 1945-10-08 8 Indiana (2-0-1) NA Western
1 1945-10-08 9 Michigan (3-1-0) NA Western
1 1945-10-08 10 Texas (3-0-0) NA SWC
1 1945-10-08 11 Pennsylvania (2-0-0) NA Ind
1 1945-10-08 12 Holy Cross (2-0-0) NA Ind
1 1945-10-08 13 Duke (2-1-0) NA Southern
1 1945-10-08 14 Oklahoma State (2-0-0) NA MVC
1 1945-10-08 15 Purdue (3-0-0) NA Western
1 1945-10-08 16 Tulsa (3-0-0) NA MVC
1 1945-10-08 17 Texas A&M (3-0-0) NA SWC
1 1945-10-08 18 Tennessee (2-0-0) NA SEC
1 1945-10-08 19 Saint Mary's (CA) (2-0-0) NA Ind
1 1945-10-08 20 Mississippi State (2-0-0) NA SEC
1 1945-10-08 20 Virginia (3-0-0) NA Ind
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
2 1945-10-15 1 Army (3-0-0) 1 NC Ind
2 1945-10-15 2 Navy (3-0-0) 2 NC Ind
2 1945-10-15 3 Notre Dame (3-0-0) 3 NC Ind
2 1945-10-15 4 Ohio State (3-0-0) 4 NC Western
2 1945-10-15 5 Minnesota (3-0-0) 5 NC Western
2 1945-10-15 6 Alabama (3-0-0) 7 Up 1 SEC
2 1945-10-15 7 Pennsylvania (3-0-0) 11 Up 4 Ind
2 1945-10-15 8 Indiana (3-0-1) 8 NC Western
2 1945-10-15 9 Purdue (4-0-0) 15 Up 6 Western
2 1945-10-15 10 Texas (4-0-0) 10 NC SWC
2 1945-10-15 11 Saint Mary's (CA) (3-0-0) 19 Up 8 Ind
2 1945-10-15 12 Georgia (4-0-0) Up  SEC
2 1945-10-15 13 Michigan (3-2-0) 9 Down 4 Western
2 1945-10-15 14 Southern California (3-1-0) 6 Down 8 PCC
2 1945-10-15 15 Oklahoma State (3-0-0) 14 Down 1 MVC
2 1945-10-15 16 Duke (3-1-0) 13 Down 3 Southern
2 1945-10-15 17 Columbia (3-0-0) Up  Ind
2 1945-10-15 18 Tulsa (4-0-0) 16 Down 2 MVC
2 1945-10-15 19 Holy Cross (3-0-0) 12 Down 7 Ind
2 1945-10-15 20 Mississippi State (3-0-0) 20 NC SEC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
3 1945-10-22 1 Army (4-0-0) 1 NC Ind
3 1945-10-22 2 Notre Dame (4-0-0) 3 Up 1 Ind
3 1945-10-22 3 Navy (4-0-0) 2 Down 1 Ind
3 1945-10-22 4 Purdue (5-0-0) 9 Up 5 Western
3 1945-10-22 5 Minnesota (4-0-0) 5 NC Western
3 1945-10-22 6 Alabama (4-0-0) 6 NC SEC
3 1945-10-22 7 Pennsylvania (3-0-0) 7 NC Ind
3 1945-10-22 8 Indiana (4-0-1) 8 NC Western
3 1945-10-22 9 Texas (5-0-0) 10 Up 1 SWC
3 1945-10-22 10 Saint Mary's (CA) (4-0-0) 11 Up 1 Ind
3 1945-10-22 11 Columbia (4-0-0) 17 Up 6 Ind
3 1945-10-22 12 Ohio State (3-1-0) 4 Down 8 Western
3 1945-10-22 13 Louisiana State (3-1-0) Up  SEC
3 1945-10-22 14 Tulsa (5-0-0) 18 Up 4 MVC
3 1945-10-22 15 Holy Cross (4-0-0) 19 Up 4 Ind
3 1945-10-22 16 Michigan (3-2-0) 13 Down 3 Western
3 1945-10-22 17 Oklahoma State (4-0-0) 15 Down 2 MVC
3 1945-10-22 18 Mississippi State (4-0-0) 20 Up 2 SEC
3 1945-10-22 19 Duke (3-1-0) 16 Down 3 Southern
3 1945-10-22 20 Southern California (4-1-0) 14 Down 6 PCC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
4 1945-10-29 1 Army (5-0-0) 1 NC Ind
4 1945-10-29 2 Notre Dame (5-0-0) 2 NC Ind
4 1945-10-29 3 Navy (5-0-0) 3 NC Ind
4 1945-10-29 4 Alabama (5-0-0) 6 Up 2 SEC
4 1945-10-29 5 Indiana (5-0-1) 8 Up 3 Western
4 1945-10-29 6 Ohio State (4-1-0) 12 Up 6 Western
4 1945-10-29 7 Pennsylvania (3-1-0) 7 NC Ind
4 1945-10-29 8 Saint Mary's (CA) (4-0-0) 10 Up 2 Ind
4 1945-10-29 9 Oklahoma State (5-0-0) 17 Up 8 MVC
4 1945-10-29 10 Michigan (4-2-0) 16 Up 6 Western
4 1945-10-29 11 Holy Cross (5-0-0) 15 Up 4 Ind
4 1945-10-29 12 Columbia (5-0-0) 11 Down 1 Ind
4 1945-10-29 13 Purdue (5-1-0) 4 Down 9 Western
4 1945-10-29 14 Oklahoma (4-2-0) Up  Big 6
4 1945-10-29 15 Mississippi State (4-0-0) 18 Up 3 SEC
4 1945-10-29 16 Minnesota (4-1-0) 5 Down 11 Western
4 1945-10-29 17 Louisiana State (4-1-0) 13 Down 4 SEC
4 1945-10-29 18 Washington (4-1-0) Up  PCC
4 1945-10-29 18 Duke (3-2-0) 19 Up 1 Southern
4 1945-10-29 20 Northwestern (2-2-1) Up  Western
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
5 1945-11-05 1 Army (6-0-0) 1 NC Ind
5 1945-11-05 2 Notre Dame (5-0-1) 2 NC Ind
5 1945-11-05 3 Alabama (6-0-0) 4 Up 1 SEC
5 1945-11-05 4 Navy (5-0-1) 3 Down 1 Ind
5 1945-11-05 5 Saint Mary's (CA) (5-0-0) 8 Up 3 Ind
5 1945-11-05 6 Indiana (6-0-1) 5 Down 1 Western
5 1945-11-05 7 Michigan (5-2-0) 10 Up 3 Western
5 1945-11-05 8 Ohio State (5-1-0) 6 Down 2 Western
5 1945-11-05 9 Pennsylvania (4-1-0) 7 Down 2 Ind
5 1945-11-05 10 Columbia (6-0-0) 12 Up 2 Ind
5 1945-11-05 11 Oklahoma State (5-0-0) 9 Down 2 MVC
5 1945-11-05 12 Purdue (6-1-0) 13 Up 1 Western
5 1945-11-05 13 Holy Cross (6-0-0) 11 Down 2 Ind
5 1945-11-05 14 Louisiana State (5-1-0) 17 Up 3 SEC
5 1945-11-05 15 Virginia (5-0-0) Up  Ind
5 1945-11-05 16 Duke (4-2-0) 18 Up 2 Southern
5 1945-11-05 17 Texas (6-1-0) Up  SWC
5 1945-11-05 18 Washington (5-1-0) 18 NC PCC
5 1945-11-05 19 Tulsa (5-1-0) Up  MVC
5 1945-11-05 20 Minnesota (4-2-0) 16 Down 4 Western
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
6 1945-11-12 1 Army (7-0-0) 1 NC Ind
6 1945-11-12 2 Navy (6-0-1) 4 Up 2 Ind
6 1945-11-12 3 Alabama (6-0-0) 3 NC SEC
6 1945-11-12 4 Indiana (7-0-1) 6 Up 2 Western
6 1945-11-12 5 Saint Mary's (CA) (6-0-0) 5 NC Ind
6 1945-11-12 6 Pennsylvania (5-1-0) 9 Up 3 Ind
6 1945-11-12 7 Notre Dame (5-1-1) 2 Down 5 Ind
6 1945-11-12 8 Oklahoma State (6-0-0) 11 Up 3 MVC
6 1945-11-12 9 Ohio State (6-1-0) 8 Down 1 Western
6 1945-11-12 10 Holy Cross (7-0-0) 13 Up 3 Ind
6 1945-11-12 11 Purdue (7-1-0) 12 Up 1 Western
6 1945-11-12 12 Penn State (5-1-0) Up  Ind
6 1945-11-12 13 Virginia (6-0-0) 15 Up 2 Ind
6 1945-11-12 14 Michigan (5-3-0) 7 Down 7 Western
6 1945-11-12 14 Oklahoma (5-3-0) Up  Big 6
6 1945-11-12 16 Mississippi State (5-1-0) Up  SEC
6 1945-11-12 17 Texas (7-1-0) 17 NC SWC
6 1945-11-12 18 Tennessee (6-1-0) Up  SEC
6 1945-11-12 19 Tulsa (5-2-0) 19 NC MVC
6 1945-11-12 20 Duke (5-2-0) 16 Down 4 Southern
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
7 1945-11-19 1 Army (8-0-0) 1 NC Ind
7 1945-11-19 2 Navy (7-0-1) 2 NC Ind
7 1945-11-19 3 Alabama (7-0-0) 3 NC SEC
7 1945-11-19 4 Indiana (8-0-1) 4 NC Western
7 1945-11-19 5 Notre Dame (6-1-1) 7 Up 2 Ind
7 1945-11-19 6 Oklahoma State (7-0-0) 8 Up 2 MVC
7 1945-11-19 7 Ohio State (7-1-0) 9 Up 2 Western
7 1945-11-19 8 Michigan (6-3-0) 14 Up 6 Western
7 1945-11-19 9 Saint Mary's (CA) (6-1-0) 5 Down 4 Ind
7 1945-11-19 10 Texas (8-1-0) 17 Up 7 SWC
7 1945-11-19 11 Pennsylvania (5-2-0) 6 Down 5 Ind
7 1945-11-19 12 UCLA (5-2-0) Up  PCC
7 1945-11-19 13 Virginia (7-0-0) 13 NC Ind
7 1945-11-19 14 Tennessee (6-1-0) 18 Up 4 SEC
7 1945-11-19 15 Duke (5-2-0) 20 Up 5 Southern
7 1945-11-19 16 Missouri (5-3-0) Up  Big 6
7 1945-11-19 17 Tulsa (6-2-0) 19 Up 2 MVC
7 1945-11-19 18 Purdue (7-2-0) 11 Down 7 Western
7 1945-11-19 19 Louisiana State (6-2-0) Up  SEC
7 1945-11-19 20 Mississippi State (6-1-0) 16 Down 4 SEC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
8 1945-11-26 1 Army (8-0-0) 1 NC Ind
8 1945-11-26 2 Navy (7-0-1) 2 NC Ind
8 1945-11-26 3 Alabama (8-0-0) 3 NC SEC
8 1945-11-26 4 Indiana (9-0-1) 4 NC Western
8 1945-11-26 5 Notre Dame (7-1-1) 5 NC Ind
8 1945-11-26 6 Oklahoma State (8-0-0) 6 NC MVC
8 1945-11-26 7 Michigan (7-3-0) 8 Up 1 Western
8 1945-11-26 8 Pennsylvania (6-2-0) 11 Up 3 Ind
8 1945-11-26 9 Saint Mary's (CA) (6-1-0) 9 NC Ind
8 1945-11-26 10 Texas (8-1-0) 10 NC SWC
8 1945-11-26 11 Duke (6-2-0) 15 Up 4 Southern
8 1945-11-26 12 Ohio State (7-2-0) 7 Down 5 Western
8 1945-11-26 13 Holy Cross (8-1-0) Up  Ind
8 1945-11-26 14 Tulsa (7-2-0) 17 Up 3 MVC
8 1945-11-26 14 Missouri (6-3-0) 16 Up 2 Big 6
8 1945-11-26 16 Southern California (6-3-0) Up  PCC
8 1945-11-26 17 Tennessee (7-1-0) 14 Down 3 SEC
8 1945-11-26 18 Clemson (6-2-1) Up  Southern
8 1945-11-26 19 Columbia (8-1-0) Up  Ind
8 1945-11-26 20 Virginia (7-1-0) 13 Down 7 Ind
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
9 Final 1 Army 1 NC Ind
9 Final 2 Alabama 3 Up 1 SEC
9 Final 3 Navy 2 Down 1 Ind
9 Final 4 Indiana 4 NC Western
9 Final 5 Oklahoma State 6 Up 1 MVC
9 Final 6 Michigan 7 Up 1 Western
9 Final 7 Saint Mary's (CA) 9 Up 2 Ind
9 Final 8 Pennsylvania 8 NC Ind
9 Final 9 Notre Dame 5 Down 4 Ind
9 Final 10 Texas 10 NC SWC
9 Final 11 Southern California 16 Up 5 PCC
9 Final 12 Ohio State 12 NC Western
9 Final 13 Duke 11 Down 2 Southern
9 Final 14 Tennessee 17 Up 3 SEC
9 Final 15 Louisiana State Up  SEC
9 Final 16 Holy Cross 13 Down 3 Ind
9 Final 17 Tulsa 14 Down 3 MVC
9 Final 18 Georgia Up  SEC
9 Final 19 Wake Forest Up  Southern
9 Final 20 Columbia 19 Down 1 Ind