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1980 Standings

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National Champion: Georgia (AP, FWAA, NFF, UPI)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: George Rogers (South Carolina)
FWAA Coach of the Year Award: Vince Dooley (Georgia)

AP Preseason #1: Ohio State ▪ AP Final #1: Georgia

138 Schools

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Notes
1 North Carolina ACC 11 1 0 .917 6 0 0 1.000 24.8 10.8 18.69 4.78 14 6 10
2 Maryland ACC 8 4 0 .667 5 1 0 .833 17.6 13.8 11.90 7.15 19
3 North Carolina State ACC 6 5 0 .545 3 3 0 .500 20.2 19.3 4.74 4.83
4 Clemson ACC 6 5 0 .545 2 4 0 .333 19.7 20.2 6.57 6.30
5 Wake Forest ACC 5 6 0 .455 2 4 0 .333 22.8 19.4 5.89 3.98
6 Virginia ACC 4 7 0 .364 2 4 0 .333 13.1 23.5 -1.53 7.11
7 Duke ACC 2 9 0 .182 1 5 0 .167 19.5 26.9 -2.50 5.77
Overall Conference Pts/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Notes
8 Oklahoma Big 8 10 2 0 .833 7 0 0 1.000 33.0 17.4 21.20 9.62 5 3 3
9 Nebraska Big 8 10 2 0 .833 6 1 0 .857 39.2 9.2 25.74 8.74 7 3 7
10 Missouri Big 8 8 4 0 .667 5 2 0 .714 27.7 14.6 15.76 6.34 17 9
11 Kansas Big 8 4 5 2 .455 3 3 1 .500 15.5 18.9 8.14 10.05 W-L-T adjusted to 3-6-2 by NCAA.
12 Oklahoma State Big 8 3 7 1 .318 2 4 1 .357 17.0 24.4 1.36 7.00
13 Iowa State Big 8 6 5 0 .545 2 5 0 .286 22.3 16.7 8.64 5.64 19
14 Kansas State Big 8 3 8 0 .273 1 6 0 .143 11.7 19.3 -0.69 5.22 W-L-T adjusted to 4-7 by NCAA.
15 Colorado Big 8 1 10 0 .091 1 6 0 .143 14.5 41.0 -7.19 10.36
Overall Conference Pts/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Notes
16 Michigan Big Ten 10 2 0 .833 8 0 0 1.000 26.8 10.8 19.79 5.88 12 4 4
17 Ohio State Big Ten 9 3 0 .750 7 1 0 .875 32.3 15.1 16.74 6.33 1 1 15
18 Purdue Big Ten 9 3 0 .750 7 1 0 .875 27.3 19.4 12.64 5.56 9 9 17
19 Iowa Big Ten 4 7 0 .364 4 4 0 .500 14.0 21.6 1.45 5.72
20 Minnesota Big Ten 5 6 0 .455 4 5 0 .444 19.1 22.7 3.58 5.12
21 Indiana Big Ten 6 5 0 .545 3 5 0 .375 23.2 21.4 4.24 3.05
22 Wisconsin Big Ten 4 7 0 .364 3 5 0 .375 12.5 19.2 1.20 6.84
23 Illinois Big Ten 3 7 1 .318 3 5 0 .375 21.9 29.6 0.60 6.23
24 Michigan State Big Ten 3 8 0 .273 2 6 0 .250 20.1 25.4 1.76 6.13
25 Northwestern Big Ten 0 11 0 .000 0 9 0 .000 13.7 40.4 -13.30 7.25
Overall Conference Pts/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Notes
26 Pittsburgh Ind 11 1 0 .917 31.7 10.8 24.46 7.63 3 2 2
27 Florida State Ind 10 2 0 .833 30.8 8.6 23.78 9.53 13 2 5
28 Penn State Ind 10 2 0 .833 26.8 13.2 19.78 9.44 18 5 8
29 Notre Dame Ind 9 2 1 .792 20.7 10.7 18.29 8.71 11 1 9
30 Miami (FL) Ind 9 3 0 .750 23.2 14.3 14.27 7.27 13 18
31 Southern Mississippi Ind 9 3 0 .750 24.2 15.3 9.86 0.94 20
32 Navy Ind 8 4 0 .667 18.8 12.2 6.23 0.23
33 South Carolina Ind 8 4 0 .667 29.0 16.7 12.49 5.99 14
34 Virginia Tech Ind 8 4 0 .667 20.8 10.8 6.48 -1.69
35 Boston College Ind 7 4 0 .636 18.1 16.9 4.80 1.62
36 Louisiana-Monroe Ind 7 4 0 .636 26.9 24.3 -3.19 -7.64
37 Nevada-Las Vegas Ind 7 4 0 .636 34.9 23.4 4.00 -1.73
38 Rutgers Ind 7 4 0 .636 25.4 14.2 5.36 -3.46
39 Tulane Ind 7 5 0 .583 23.3 20.3 6.88 3.38
40 Colgate Ind 5 4 1 .550 24.3 20.7 -7.47 -10.07
41 North Texas Ind 6 5 0 .545 24.1 22.9 2.05 0.96
42 Villanova Ind 6 5 0 .545 18.7 12.5 -3.00 -7.64
43 West Virginia Ind 6 6 0 .500 25.4 24.1 4.65 3.82
44 Louisville Ind 5 6 0 .455 14.7 18.5 2.90 4.17
45 Richmond Ind 5 6 0 .455 19.8 23.2 -4.88 -2.24
46 Syracuse Ind 5 6 0 .455 18.8 20.2 5.33 5.88
47 East Carolina Ind 4 7 0 .364 17.5 28.4 -4.97 2.03
48 Illinois State Ind 4 7 0 .364 13.7 21.8 -17.13 -10.95
49 Temple Ind 4 7 0 .364 15.5 23.8 -6.99 0.65
50 Army Ind 3 7 1 .318 18.5 26.8 -5.45 1.19
51 Holy Cross Ind 3 8 0 .273 14.8 20.7 -17.48 -10.85
52 Cincinnati Ind 2 9 0 .182 11.1 24.6 -12.21 -0.39
53 Memphis Ind 2 9 0 .182 10.5 23.2 -9.39 0.98
54 William & Mary Ind 2 9 0 .182 10.6 23.1 -12.71 -3.07
55 Georgia Tech Ind 1 9 1 .136 10.3 23.6 -2.01 10.26
Overall Conference Pts/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Notes
56 Yale Ivy 8 2 0 .800 6 1 0 .857 20.9 12.4 -5.26 -13.56
57 Cornell Ivy 5 5 0 .500 5 2 0 .714 17.9 19.2 -12.16 -12.86
58 Harvard Ivy 7 3 0 .700 4 3 0 .571 15.9 13.8 -11.72 -14.92
59 Brown Ivy 6 4 0 .600 4 3 0 .571 24.0 19.5 -11.69 -15.79
60 Princeton Ivy 6 4 0 .600 4 3 0 .571 17.5 19.8 -13.35 -12.75
61 Dartmouth Ivy 4 6 0 .400 4 3 0 .571 20.7 17.0 -15.35 -15.35
62 Pennsylvania Ivy 1 9 0 .100 1 6 0 .143 10.9 26.2 -26.46 -12.86
63 Columbia Ivy 1 9 0 .100 0 7 0 .000 8.9 27.5 -29.33 -13.43
Overall Conference Pts/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Notes
64 Central Michigan MAC 9 2 0 .818 7 2 0 .778 19.8 11.5 -3.65 -11.93
65 Western Michigan MAC 7 4 0 .636 6 3 0 .667 21.2 16.3 -6.64 -10.28
66 Northern Illinois MAC 7 4 0 .636 4 3 0 .571 19.6 15.9 -6.55 -10.73
67 Miami (OH) MAC 5 6 0 .455 4 3 0 .571 21.9 17.5 -5.22 -6.94
68 Ball State MAC 6 5 0 .545 5 4 0 .556 21.7 18.0 -5.69 -9.24
69 Ohio MAC 6 5 0 .545 5 4 0 .556 20.2 17.8 -8.61 -9.98
70 Bowling Green State MAC 4 7 0 .364 4 4 0 .500 17.2 16.9 -10.07 -8.43
71 Toledo MAC 4 7 0 .364 3 6 0 .333 17.0 17.3 -12.21 -9.67
72 Kent State MAC 3 8 0 .273 3 6 0 .333 14.5 25.4 -17.64 -8.92
73 Eastern Michigan MAC 1 9 0 .100 1 7 0 .125 8.1 32.2 -28.06 -10.16
Overall Conference Pts/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Notes
74 Tulsa MVC 8 3 0 .727 4 1 0 .800 22.1 17.8 4.36 -1.92
75 Wichita State MVC 5 5 1 .500 4 1 1 .750 16.6 22.3 -4.60 -3.42
76 Indiana State MVC 6 5 0 .545 4 2 0 .667 18.9 19.2 -6.39 -6.85
77 Drake MVC 8 3 0 .727 3 2 0 .600 27.8 15.9 0.27 -9.10
78 West Texas A&M MVC 5 6 0 .455 2 4 0 .333 21.1 25.8 -6.84 -2.93
79 New Mexico State MVC 3 7 1 .318 1 4 1 .250 19.3 22.5 -8.76 -5.57
80 Southern Illinois MVC 3 8 0 .273 1 5 0 .167 19.2 24.3 -13.09 -6.54
Overall Conference Pts/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Notes
81 Washington Pac-10 9 3 0 .750 6 1 0 .857 27.8 16.5 12.43 4.51 20 13 16
82 UCLA Pac-10 9 2 0 .818 5 2 0 .714 27.8 12.3 18.52 6.06 2 13
83 Southern California Pac-10 8 2 1 .773 4 2 1 .643 24.1 12.2 19.82 10.19 4 2 11
84 Arizona State Pac-10 7 4 0 .636 5 3 0 .625 28.3 19.6 12.97 6.70 20
85 Oregon Pac-10 6 3 2 .636 4 3 1 .563 23.9 17.5 13.05 7.05
86 Stanford Pac-10 6 5 0 .545 3 4 0 .429 28.4 25.0 9.57 8.02 15 11
87 Arizona Pac-10 5 6 0 .455 3 4 0 .429 19.5 25.0 1.13 5.68
88 Washington State Pac-10 4 7 0 .364 3 4 0 .429 26.1 24.6 3.64 2.92
89 California Pac-10 3 8 0 .273 3 5 0 .375 17.6 29.8 -0.12 8.51
90 Oregon State Pac-10 0 11 0 .000 0 8 0 .000 9.8 35.1 -13.14 7.59
Overall Conference Pts/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Notes
91 Long Beach State PCAA 8 3 0 .727 5 0 0 1.000 22.6 20.0 -0.72 -4.90
92 Utah State PCAA 6 5 0 .545 4 1 0 .800 26.4 23.2 -1.09 -2.37
93 San Jose State PCAA 7 4 0 .636 3 2 0 .600 26.7 23.5 1.17 -1.83
94 Fresno State PCAA 5 6 0 .455 1 4 0 .200 17.5 22.3 -9.25 -5.52
95 Cal State Fullerton PCAA 4 7 0 .364 1 4 0 .200 20.9 25.7 -10.66 -6.30
96 Pacific PCAA 4 8 0 .333 1 4 0 .200 17.6 27.5 -9.69 -1.69
Overall Conference Pts/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Notes
97 Georgia SEC 12 0 0 1.000 6 0 0 1.000 27.8 11.4 19.48 5.64 16 1 1
98 Alabama SEC 10 2 0 .833 6 1 0 .857 29.3 8.2 23.80 7.39 2 1 6
99 Mississippi State SEC 9 3 0 .750 5 1 0 .833 25.1 20.6 12.92 7.25 16 19
100 Florida SEC 8 4 0 .667 4 2 0 .667 21.3 15.5 13.72 8.89 18
101 Louisiana State SEC 7 4 0 .636 4 2 0 .667 19.4 17.5 10.78 8.32
102 Tennessee SEC 5 6 0 .455 3 3 0 .500 23.3 17.2 10.16 8.62
103 Mississippi SEC 3 8 0 .273 2 5 0 .286 23.9 24.2 4.70 8.79
104 Kentucky SEC 3 8 0 .273 1 5 0 .167 15.2 25.5 0.59 8.50
105 Auburn SEC 5 6 0 .455 0 6 0 .000 21.4 21.6 7.50 8.05 19 18
106 Vanderbilt SEC 2 9 0 .182 0 6 0 .000 12.7 32.0 -5.66 8.43
Overall Conference Pts/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Notes
107 Furman Southern 9 1 1 .864 7 0 0 1.000 25.8 16.1 1.87 -7.58
108 Chattanooga Southern 8 3 0 .727 5 2 0 .714 27.3 17.9 -2.55 -9.73
109 Appalachian State Southern 6 4 1 .591 4 2 1 .643 24.8 16.9 -0.52 -6.88
110 Citadel Southern 7 4 0 .636 3 2 0 .600 24.5 16.2 0.15 -5.48
111 Western Carolina Southern 3 7 1 .318 2 4 1 .357 16.4 22.1 -11.85 -6.67
112 Virginia Military Institute Southern 3 7 1 .318 1 4 1 .250 12.9 22.0 -12.18 -5.27
113 East Tennessee State Southern 2 9 0 .182 1 4 0 .200 13.1 22.7 -17.41 -7.87
114 Marshall Southern 2 8 1 .227 0 5 1 .083 12.5 22.3 -17.61 -9.06
Overall Conference Pts/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Notes
115 McNeese State Southland 10 2 0 .833 5 0 0 1.000 26.5 12.8 3.41 -8.43
116 Louisiana-Lafayette Southland 7 4 0 .636 4 1 0 .800 17.6 13.1 -3.67 -7.85
117 Texas-Arlington Southland 3 8 0 .273 3 2 0 .600 22.5 31.0 -11.62 -4.80
118 Louisiana Tech Southland 5 6 0 .455 2 3 0 .400 17.5 20.0 -8.87 -6.23
119 Lamar Southland 3 8 0 .273 1 4 0 .200 16.9 29.8 -14.13 -3.85
120 Arkansas State Southland 2 9 0 .182 0 5 0 .000 11.7 24.5 -18.00 -5.91
Overall Conference Pts/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Notes
121 Baylor SWC 10 2 0 .833 8 0 0 1.000 26.4 13.3 16.16 5.16 6 14
122 Southern Methodist SWC 8 4 0 .667 5 3 0 .625 27.0 16.0 15.14 6.23 18 20
123 Houston SWC 7 5 0 .583 5 3 0 .625 19.7 15.1 11.28 8.19 8 8
124 Texas SWC 7 5 0 .583 4 4 0 .500 22.3 17.8 11.06 7.39 10 2
125 Rice SWC 5 6 0 .455 4 4 0 .500 15.9 19.5 5.53 8.44
126 Arkansas SWC 7 5 0 .583 3 5 0 .375 22.7 19.7 8.47 6.13 6 6
127 Texas Tech SWC 5 6 0 .455 3 5 0 .375 16.2 17.1 5.08 5.99
128 Texas A&M SWC 4 7 0 .364 3 5 0 .375 14.0 23.5 4.17 10.35
129 Texas Christian SWC 1 10 0 .091 1 7 0 .125 13.0 26.8 -2.80 9.84
Overall Conference Pts/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Notes
130 Brigham Young WAC 12 1 0 .923 6 1 0 .857 46.6 18.7 18.46 -0.77 12 12
131 Colorado State WAC 6 4 1 .591 5 1 1 .786 21.1 30.0 -1.71 0.11
132 Hawaii WAC 8 3 0 .727 3 3 0 .500 23.6 19.3 -0.19 -3.83
133 Wyoming WAC 6 5 0 .545 4 4 0 .500 28.7 22.1 1.99 -3.20
134 San Diego State WAC 4 8 0 .333 4 4 0 .500 13.4 24.5 -8.68 0.99
135 New Mexico WAC 4 7 0 .364 3 4 0 .429 22.4 33.1 -5.42 0.85
136 Utah WAC 5 5 1 .500 2 3 1 .417 23.5 26.6 -0.24 -0.52
137 Air Force WAC 2 9 1 .208 1 3 0 .250 13.4 24.2 -7.01 2.49
138 Texas-El Paso WAC 1 11 0 .083 1 6 0 .143 11.9 35.3 -16.34 -0.26