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1945 School Ratings

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National Champion: Army (AP)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Doc Blanchard (Army)

AP First #1: Army ▪ AP Final #1: Army

The SRS columns are SRS broken up into offensive and defensive components.
The Scoring columns are points per game adjusted for strength of opposition.
The Passing, Rushing, and Total columns are yards per attempt adjusted for strength of opposition.

101 Schools

SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
1 Army Ind 19.77 13.58 33.35 53.02 -4.97
2 Navy Ind 14.62 14.30 28.92 36.04 -8.23
3 Alabama SEC 16.61 6.90 23.51 44.93 4.71
4 Michigan Western 10.66 11.90 22.57 30.94 -2.84
5 Pennsylvania Ind 9.21 12.69 21.91 38.21 2.31
6 Indiana Western 10.34 10.77 21.11 32.80 0.78
7 Notre Dame Ind 9.40 9.36 18.76 34.02 3.95
8 Oklahoma State MVC 12.41 6.25 18.66 34.69 5.78
9 Georgia SEC 10.39 8.23 18.61 33.88 3.43
10 Tennessee SEC 8.52 10.07 18.59 29.41 2.28
11 Ohio State Western 8.20 9.70 17.90 28.88 1.69
12 Louisiana State SEC 10.73 6.84 17.57 31.53 3.96
13 Columbia Ind 13.53 0.37 13.90 31.20 11.16
14 Purdue Western 7.75 6.06 13.81 25.79 5.52
15 Duke Southern 7.84 5.49 13.32 36.44 6.12
16 Miami (FL) Ind 8.30 4.79 13.09 22.96 6.71
17 Tulsa MVC 5.43 6.60 12.03 26.33 4.83
18 Holy Cross Ind 5.33 6.39 11.72 22.73 6.13
19 Northwestern Western 7.64 3.48 11.13 25.41 6.14
20 Wisconsin Western 4.12 6.21 10.33 22.09 5.28
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
21 Texas SWC 6.07 3.58 9.65 23.44 9.54
22 Wake Forest Southern 6.07 2.66 8.73 22.91 9.58
23 Penn State Ind 5.06 3.46 8.52 25.67 9.34
24 Illinois Western 0.09 8.10 8.19 19.44 2.02
25 Clemson Southern 0.83 6.78 7.60 21.21 5.12
26 Virginia Ind 5.85 1.21 7.06 27.56 11.94
27 Minnesota Western 4.16 2.89 7.05 24.13 11.14
28 Mississippi State SEC 3.59 3.25 6.84 23.41 9.21
29 Georgia Tech SEC 3.36 3.24 6.61 23.54 7.22
30 Saint Mary's (CA) Ind 4.08 2.53 6.61 28.81 10.17
31 Great Lakes Navy Ind 4.83 1.18 6.01 22.49 11.70
32 Villanova Ind -0.71 6.59 5.87 17.35 11.48
33 Temple Ind 1.43 4.35 5.78 25.52 9.14
34 Michigan State Ind 0.76 4.44 5.20 17.37 9.79
35 Marquette Ind 7.18 -2.06 5.12 25.31 14.48
36 William & Mary Southern 2.57 1.84 4.41 20.17 11.96
37 New Mexico BIAA 1.51 2.78 4.29 24.33 10.10
38 Texas A&M SWC 1.36 2.67 4.02 18.30 9.69
39 Maryland Southern 3.53 -0.03 3.50 22.42 12.49
40 Missouri Big 6 3.21 -0.07 3.15 18.82 15.48
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
41 North Carolina Southern -0.11 3.19 3.08 14.88 7.92
42 Yale Ind 1.45 1.49 2.93 18.29 11.75
43 Southern Methodist SWC -0.67 3.46 2.79 18.32 8.79
44 Oklahoma Big 6 0.31 2.20 2.51 15.95 13.04
45 Iowa State Big 6 1.62 0.78 2.40 16.88 13.02
46 Detroit Mercy Ind 2.05 0.21 2.26 17.90 13.43
47 Pittsburgh Ind -1.77 3.85 2.08 16.16 6.62
48 Chattanooga Ind 2.83 -1.08 1.75 18.40 14.97
49 South Carolina Southern -1.98 3.71 1.73 14.47 14.09
50 Cornell Ind 3.83 -2.19 1.63 20.98 16.92
51 Colorado MSAC -3.50 5.04 1.54 12.14 6.86
52 Drake MVC 1.94 -0.46 1.48 18.27 12.54
53 North Carolina State Southern 1.01 -0.85 0.16 18.03 11.02
54 Denver MSAC 4.51 -4.42 0.09 21.56 16.03
55 Baylor SWC -0.07 -0.25 -0.32 17.02 13.53
56 Brown Ind -0.71 0.34 -0.37 17.23 14.55
57 Auburn SEC -2.43 1.65 -0.78 16.50 12.03
58 Utah MSAC 3.43 -4.55 -1.11 18.68 17.66
59 Southern California PCC 1.23 -2.51 -1.28 19.15 14.67
60 Dartmouth Ind -5.51 4.07 -1.44 11.36 7.38
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
61 Texas Christian SWC -1.61 -0.15 -1.75 12.68 13.86
62 Rice SWC -1.82 -0.21 -2.03 12.84 13.35
63 Washington State PCC -1.98 -0.32 -2.29 15.99 13.77
64 Colorado College Ind -1.65 -1.02 -2.67 14.56 14.15
65 Utah State MSAC -1.69 -1.06 -2.75 19.56 16.70
66 Virginia Military Institute Southern -1.54 -1.35 -2.89 14.69 15.97
67 Florida SEC -5.48 2.55 -2.94 10.97 11.24
68 UCLA PCC -4.79 1.83 -2.96 12.65 10.60
69 Wichita State MVC -1.91 -1.07 -2.98 13.92 18.62
70 Texas Tech BIAA -6.65 3.11 -3.54 9.38 11.17
71 Colgate Ind -3.99 0.28 -3.71 16.85 12.32
72 Washington PCC -7.23 3.37 -3.86 8.88 8.97
73 Tulane SEC 1.22 -5.28 -4.06 17.82 17.99
74 Vanderbilt SEC -5.02 0.68 -4.34 10.80 19.39
75 Harvard Ind -3.57 -1.16 -4.73 13.18 14.82
76 Princeton Ind -3.96 -0.83 -4.79 11.27 13.03
77 Nebraska Big 6 -2.69 -2.91 -5.60 14.22 21.31
78 California PCC -5.99 0.35 -5.64 9.43 11.64
79 Merchant Marine Ind 0.23 -6.19 -5.96 16.20 20.08
80 Mississippi SEC -1.11 -4.88 -5.99 13.04 18.50
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
81 Saint Louis MVC -4.42 -1.69 -6.10 16.94 17.13
82 Iowa Western 0.46 -6.62 -6.16 15.25 26.92
83 Kansas Big 6 -3.68 -2.91 -6.59 11.01 17.81
84 Arkansas SWC -1.58 -5.11 -6.69 14.49 19.49
85 Kentucky SEC -3.53 -3.19 -6.72 11.24 17.05
86 Virginia Tech Southern -5.58 -1.30 -6.88 12.57 16.20
87 Syracuse Ind -7.38 -0.24 -7.62 9.70 10.33
88 West Virginia Ind -5.24 -2.74 -7.98 12.75 14.45
89 Oregon PCC -2.29 -6.18 -8.47 14.27 18.67
90 Oregon State PCC -5.49 -3.68 -9.17 10.13 17.90
91 Boston College Ind -4.74 -4.72 -9.46 8.58 26.74
92 Bucknell Ind -4.15 -5.36 -9.51 10.56 26.79
93 West Texas A&M BIAA -4.13 -5.89 -10.02 13.21 19.28
94 New York University Ind -9.54 -3.96 -13.51 3.88 22.70
95 Colorado State MSAC -7.28 -6.57 -13.85 7.76 24.17
96 Richmond Southern -7.61 -8.36 -15.97 7.86 27.43
97 Lafayette Ind -10.61 -8.86 -19.47 2.86 23.89
98 Presbyterian Ind -7.95 -12.02 -19.97 5.09 43.35
99 Coast Guard Ind -11.62 -8.92 -20.54 2.04 26.36
100 Idaho PCC -10.42 -10.58 -21.00 6.18 26.32
SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
101 Kansas State Big 6 -6.65 -15.22 -21.87 7.04 33.72