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1946 Polls

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National Champion: Notre Dame (AP)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Glenn Davis (Army)

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

AP Polls

Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
1 1946-10-07 1 Texas NA SWC
1 1946-10-07 2 Army NA Ind
1 1946-10-07 3 Notre Dame NA Ind
1 1946-10-07 4 Michigan NA Western
1 1946-10-07 5 UCLA NA PCC
1 1946-10-07 6 Alabama NA SEC
1 1946-10-07 7 Pennsylvania NA Ind
1 1946-10-07 8 Georgia NA SEC
1 1946-10-07 8 Tennessee NA SEC
1 1946-10-07 10 Northwestern NA Western
1 1946-10-07 11 Columbia NA Ind
1 1946-10-07 12 Illinois NA Western
1 1946-10-07 13 Louisiana State NA SEC
1 1946-10-07 14 Ohio State NA Western
1 1946-10-07 15 Yale NA Ind
1 1946-10-07 16 Saint Mary's (CA) NA Ind
1 1946-10-07 17 Stanford NA PCC
1 1946-10-07 18 Arkansas NA SWC
1 1946-10-07 19 Kentucky NA SEC
1 1946-10-07 19 North Carolina State NA Southern
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
2 1946-10-14 1 Army 2 Up 1 Ind
2 1946-10-14 2 Notre Dame 3 Up 1 Ind
2 1946-10-14 3 Texas 1 Down 2 SWC
2 1946-10-14 4 UCLA 5 Up 1 PCC
2 1946-10-14 5 Michigan 4 Down 1 Western
2 1946-10-14 6 Pennsylvania 7 Up 1 Ind
2 1946-10-14 7 Alabama 6 Down 1 SEC
2 1946-10-14 8 Georgia 8 NC SEC
2 1946-10-14 9 Tennessee 8 Down 1 SEC
2 1946-10-14 10 Northwestern 10 NC Western
2 1946-10-14 11 Columbia 11 NC Ind
2 1946-10-14 12 Louisiana State 13 Up 1 SEC
2 1946-10-14 13 Oklahoma Up  Big 6
2 1946-10-14 14 Arkansas 18 Up 4 SWC
2 1946-10-14 15 North Carolina Up  Southern
2 1946-10-14 16 Rice Up  SWC
2 1946-10-14 17 Duke Up  Southern
2 1946-10-14 18 Indiana Up  Western
2 1946-10-14 19 William & Mary Up  Southern
2 1946-10-14 20 Wisconsin Up  Western
2 1946-10-14 20 Tulsa Up  MVC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
3 1946-10-21 1 Army 1 NC Ind
3 1946-10-21 2 Notre Dame 2 NC Ind
3 1946-10-21 3 Texas 3 NC SWC
3 1946-10-21 4 Tennessee 9 Up 5 SEC
3 1946-10-21 5 UCLA 4 Down 1 PCC
3 1946-10-21 6 Pennsylvania 6 NC Ind
3 1946-10-21 7 Georgia 8 Up 1 SEC
3 1946-10-21 8 Michigan 5 Down 3 Western
3 1946-10-21 8 Northwestern 10 Up 2 Western
3 1946-10-21 10 North Carolina 15 Up 5 Southern
3 1946-10-21 11 Alabama 7 Down 4 SEC
3 1946-10-21 12 North Carolina State Up  Southern
3 1946-10-21 13 Duke 17 Up 4 Southern
3 1946-10-21 14 Oklahoma 13 Down 1 Big 6
3 1946-10-21 15 Georgia Tech Up  SEC
3 1946-10-21 16 Rice 16 NC SWC
3 1946-10-21 17 Iowa Up  Western
3 1946-10-21 18 William & Mary 19 Up 1 Southern
3 1946-10-21 19 Oregon Up  PCC
3 1946-10-21 20 Harvard Up  Ind
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
4 1946-10-28 1 Army 1 NC Ind
4 1946-10-28 2 Notre Dame 2 NC Ind
4 1946-10-28 3 Pennsylvania 6 Up 3 Ind
4 1946-10-28 4 UCLA 5 Up 1 PCC
4 1946-10-28 5 Georgia 7 Up 2 SEC
4 1946-10-28 6 Northwestern 8 Up 2 Western
4 1946-10-28 7 Texas 3 Down 4 SWC
4 1946-10-28 8 Rice 16 Up 8 SWC
4 1946-10-28 9 North Carolina 10 Up 1 Southern
4 1946-10-28 10 Tennessee 4 Down 6 SEC
4 1946-10-28 11 Illinois Up  Western
4 1946-10-28 12 Wake Forest Up  Southern
4 1946-10-28 13 Michigan 8 Down 5 Western
4 1946-10-28 14 Oklahoma 14 NC Big 6
4 1946-10-28 15 Alabama 11 Down 4 SEC
4 1946-10-28 16 Georgia Tech 15 Down 1 SEC
4 1946-10-28 17 Harvard 20 Up 3 Ind
4 1946-10-28 18 Wisconsin Up  Western
4 1946-10-28 19 Duke 13 Down 6 Southern
4 1946-10-28 20 Indiana Up  Western
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
5 1946-11-04 1 Army 1 NC Ind
5 1946-11-04 2 Notre Dame 2 NC Ind
5 1946-11-04 3 Georgia 5 Up 2 SEC
5 1946-11-04 4 UCLA 4 NC PCC
5 1946-11-04 5 Rice 8 Up 3 SWC
5 1946-11-04 6 Texas 7 Up 1 SWC
5 1946-11-04 7 Tennessee 10 Up 3 SEC
5 1946-11-04 8 Georgia Tech 16 Up 8 SEC
5 1946-11-04 9 Pennsylvania 3 Down 6 Ind
5 1946-11-04 10 Illinois 11 Up 1 Western
5 1946-11-04 11 Michigan 13 Up 2 Western
5 1946-11-04 12 Ohio State Up  Western
5 1946-11-04 13 Wake Forest 12 Down 1 Southern
5 1946-11-04 14 Southern California Up  PCC
5 1946-11-04 15 Wisconsin 18 Up 3 Western
5 1946-11-04 16 Oklahoma 14 Down 2 Big 6
5 1946-11-04 17 North Carolina 9 Down 8 Southern
5 1946-11-04 17 Northwestern 6 Down 11 Western
5 1946-11-04 19 Louisiana State Up  SEC
5 1946-11-04 20 North Carolina State Up  Southern
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
6 1946-11-11 1 Army 1 NC Ind
6 1946-11-11 2 Notre Dame 2 NC Ind
6 1946-11-11 3 Georgia 3 NC SEC
6 1946-11-11 4 UCLA 4 NC PCC
6 1946-11-11 5 Pennsylvania 9 Up 4 Ind
6 1946-11-11 6 Texas 6 NC SWC
6 1946-11-11 7 Georgia Tech 8 Up 1 SEC
6 1946-11-11 8 Tennessee 7 Down 1 SEC
6 1946-11-11 9 Illinois 10 Up 1 Western
6 1946-11-11 10 Michigan 11 Up 1 Western
6 1946-11-11 11 Louisiana State 19 Up 8 SEC
6 1946-11-11 12 Southern California 14 Up 2 PCC
6 1946-11-11 13 Ohio State 12 Down 1 Western
6 1946-11-11 14 Rice 5 Down 9 SWC
6 1946-11-11 15 North Carolina 17 Up 2 Southern
6 1946-11-11 16 Iowa Up  Western
6 1946-11-11 17 Arkansas Up  SWC
6 1946-11-11 18 Yale Up  Ind
6 1946-11-11 19 Holy Cross Up  Ind
6 1946-11-11 20 Duke Up  Southern
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
7 1946-11-18 1 Army 1 NC Ind
7 1946-11-18 2 Notre Dame 2 NC Ind
7 1946-11-18 3 Georgia 3 NC SEC
7 1946-11-18 4 UCLA 4 NC PCC
7 1946-11-18 5 Illinois 9 Up 4 Western
7 1946-11-18 6 Georgia Tech 7 Up 1 SEC
7 1946-11-18 7 Tennessee 8 Up 1 SEC
7 1946-11-18 8 Michigan 10 Up 2 Western
7 1946-11-18 9 Louisiana State 11 Up 2 SEC
7 1946-11-18 10 Southern California 12 Up 2 PCC
7 1946-11-18 11 Arkansas 17 Up 6 SWC
7 1946-11-18 12 Rice 14 Up 2 SWC
7 1946-11-18 13 Pennsylvania 5 Down 8 Ind
7 1946-11-18 14 North Carolina 15 Up 1 Southern
7 1946-11-18 15 Yale 18 Up 3 Ind
7 1946-11-18 16 Delaware Up 
7 1946-11-18 17 Texas 6 Down 11 SWC
7 1946-11-18 18 Oklahoma Up  Big 6
7 1946-11-18 19 Muhlenberg Up 
7 1946-11-18 19 Tulsa Up  MVC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
8 1946-11-25 1 Army 1 NC Ind
8 1946-11-25 2 Notre Dame 2 NC Ind
8 1946-11-25 3 Georgia 3 NC SEC
8 1946-11-25 4 UCLA 4 NC PCC
8 1946-11-25 5 Illinois 5 NC Western
8 1946-11-25 6 Michigan 8 Up 2 Western
8 1946-11-25 7 Georgia Tech 6 Down 1 SEC
8 1946-11-25 8 Tennessee 7 Down 1 SEC
8 1946-11-25 9 Louisiana State 9 NC SEC
8 1946-11-25 10 Arkansas 11 Up 1 SWC
8 1946-11-25 11 North Carolina 14 Up 3 Southern
8 1946-11-25 12 Yale 15 Up 3 Ind
8 1946-11-25 13 Rice 12 Down 1 SWC
8 1946-11-25 14 Pennsylvania 13 Down 1 Ind
8 1946-11-25 15 Delaware 16 Up 1
8 1946-11-25 16 Southern California 10 Down 6 PCC
8 1946-11-25 17 Boston College Up  Ind
8 1946-11-25 17 Oklahoma 18 Up 1 Big 6
8 1946-11-25 19 Mississippi State Up  SEC
8 1946-11-25 20 Texas 17 Down 3 SWC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
9 Final 1 Notre Dame 2 Up 1 Ind
9 Final 2 Army 1 Down 1 Ind
9 Final 3 Georgia 3 NC SEC
9 Final 4 UCLA 4 NC PCC
9 Final 5 Illinois 5 NC Western
9 Final 6 Michigan 6 NC Western
9 Final 7 Tennessee 8 Up 1 SEC
9 Final 8 Louisiana State 9 Up 1 SEC
9 Final 9 North Carolina 11 Up 2 Southern
9 Final 10 Rice 13 Up 3 SWC
9 Final 11 Georgia Tech 7 Down 4 SEC
9 Final 12 Yale 12 NC Ind
9 Final 13 Pennsylvania 14 Up 1 Ind
9 Final 14 Oklahoma 17 Up 3 Big 6
9 Final 15 Texas 20 Up 5 SWC
9 Final 16 Arkansas 10 Down 6 SWC
9 Final 17 Tulsa Up  MVC
9 Final 18 North Carolina State Up  Southern
9 Final 19 Delaware 15 Down 4
9 Final 20 Indiana Up  Western