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1946 Year Summary

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National Champion: Notre Dame (AP)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Glenn Davis (Army)

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

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 82 44 33 5 .567 1 1 0 0 1.000 12.62 10.17 0 3 Illinois
2 Southeastern Conference 12 122 74 47 1 .611 4 2 1 1 .625 11.54 7.53 0 4 Georgia
Tennessee
3 Southwest Conference 7 71 34 33 4 .507 2 1 0 1 .750 6.42 5.20 0 3 Arkansas
Rice
4 Southern Conference 16 149 74 67 8 .523 3 0 3 0 .000 3.39 2.40 0 2 North Carolina
5 Independent 39 352 182 157 13 .536 2 0 1 1 .250 1.96 0.67 0 4 Montana State
6 Pacific Coast Conference 10 92 46 42 4 .522 1 0 1 0 .000 -1.38 -1.56 0 1 UCLA
7 Big Six Conference 6 58 25 30 3 .457 1 1 0 0 1.000 -4.19 -1.04 0 1 Kansas
Oklahoma
8 Missouri Valley Conference 5 50 23 25 2 .480 0 0 0 0 -6.25 -5.58 0 1 Tulsa
9 Border Intercollegiate Athletic Association 9 93 48 37 8 .559 2 1 0 1 .750 -7.93 -9.74 0 0 Hardin-Simmons
10 Mountain States Athletic Conference 7 71 33 33 5 .500 2 0 2 0 .000 -10.86 -10.07 0 0 Denver
Utah State

AP Poll Summary

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