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1997 Polls

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National Champions: Michigan (AP, FWAA, NFF), Nebraska (USA-ESPN)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Charles Woodson (Michigan)
Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award: Mike Price (Washington State)

AP Preseason #1: Penn State ▪ AP Final #1: Michigan

AP Polls

Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
1 Preseason 1 Penn State NA Big Ten
1 Preseason 2 Florida NA SEC (East)
1 Preseason 3 Florida State NA ACC
1 Preseason 4 Washington NA Pac-10
1 Preseason 5 Tennessee NA SEC (East)
1 Preseason 6 Nebraska NA Big 12 (North)
1 Preseason 7 North Carolina NA ACC
1 Preseason 8 Colorado NA Big 12 (North)
1 Preseason 9 Ohio State NA Big Ten
1 Preseason 10 Louisiana State NA SEC (West)
1 Preseason 11 Notre Dame NA Ind
1 Preseason 12 Texas NA Big 12 (South)
1 Preseason 13 Miami (FL) NA Big East
1 Preseason 14 Michigan NA Big Ten
1 Preseason 15 Alabama NA SEC (West)
1 Preseason 16 Auburn NA SEC (West)
1 Preseason 17 Syracuse NA Big East
1 Preseason 18 Stanford NA Pac-10
1 Preseason 19 Brigham Young NA WAC (Pacific)
1 Preseason 20 Clemson NA ACC
1 Preseason 21 Iowa NA Big Ten
1 Preseason 22 Southern California NA Pac-10
1 Preseason 23 Kansas State NA Big 12 (North)
1 Preseason 24 Wisconsin NA Big Ten
1 Preseason 25 Michigan State NA Big Ten
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
2 1997-08-25 1 Penn State 1 NC Big Ten
2 1997-08-25 2 Florida 2 NC SEC (East)
2 1997-08-25 3 Florida State 3 NC ACC
2 1997-08-25 4 Washington 4 NC Pac-10
2 1997-08-25 5 Tennessee 5 NC SEC (East)
2 1997-08-25 6 Nebraska 6 NC Big 12 (North)
2 1997-08-25 7 North Carolina 7 NC ACC
2 1997-08-25 8 Colorado 8 NC Big 12 (North)
2 1997-08-25 9 Ohio State 9 NC Big Ten
2 1997-08-25 10 Louisiana State 10 NC SEC (West)
2 1997-08-25 11 Notre Dame 11 NC Ind
2 1997-08-25 12 Texas 12 NC Big 12 (South)
2 1997-08-25 13 Syracuse 17 Up 4 Big East
2 1997-08-25 14 Miami (FL) 13 Down 1 Big East
2 1997-08-25 15 Michigan 14 Down 1 Big Ten
2 1997-08-25 16 Alabama 15 Down 1 SEC (West)
2 1997-08-25 17 Auburn 16 Down 1 SEC (West)
2 1997-08-25 18 Stanford 18 NC Pac-10
2 1997-08-25 19 Brigham Young 19 NC WAC (Pacific)
2 1997-08-25 20 Clemson 20 NC ACC
2 1997-08-25 21 Iowa 21 NC Big Ten
2 1997-08-25 22 Kansas State 23 Up 1 Big 12 (North)
2 1997-08-25 23 Southern California 22 Down 1 Pac-10
2 1997-08-25 24 Northwestern Up  Big Ten
2 1997-08-25 25 Michigan State 25 NC Big Ten
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
3 1997-09-02 1 Penn State 1 NC Big Ten
3 1997-09-02 2 Florida 2 NC SEC (East)
3 1997-09-02 3 Tennessee 5 Up 2 SEC (East)
3 1997-09-02 4 Washington 4 NC Pac-10
3 1997-09-02 5 Florida State 3 Down 2 ACC
3 1997-09-02 6 Nebraska 6 NC Big 12 (North)
3 1997-09-02 7 North Carolina 7 NC ACC
3 1997-09-02 8 Colorado 8 NC Big 12 (North)
3 1997-09-02 9 Ohio State 9 NC Big Ten
3 1997-09-02 10 Louisiana State 10 NC SEC (West)
3 1997-09-02 11 Notre Dame 11 NC Ind
3 1997-09-02 12 Texas 12 NC Big 12 (South)
3 1997-09-02 13 Miami (FL) 14 Up 1 Big East
3 1997-09-02 14 Michigan 15 Up 1 Big Ten
3 1997-09-02 15 Alabama 16 Up 1 SEC (West)
3 1997-09-02 16 Auburn 17 Up 1 SEC (West)
3 1997-09-02 17 Stanford 18 Up 1 Pac-10
3 1997-09-02 18 Clemson 20 Up 2 ACC
3 1997-09-02 19 Brigham Young 19 NC WAC (Pacific)
3 1997-09-02 20 Iowa 21 Up 1 Big Ten
3 1997-09-02 21 Northwestern 24 Up 3 Big Ten
3 1997-09-02 21 Kansas State 22 Up 1 Big 12 (North)
3 1997-09-02 23 Southern California 23 NC Pac-10
3 1997-09-02 24 Colorado State Up  WAC (Mountain)
3 1997-09-02 25 Michigan State 25 NC Big Ten
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
4 1997-09-08 1 Penn State 1 NC Big Ten
4 1997-09-08 2 Florida 2 NC SEC (East)
4 1997-09-08 3 Washington 4 Up 1 Pac-10
4 1997-09-08 4 Tennessee 3 Down 1 SEC (East)
4 1997-09-08 5 Florida State 5 NC ACC
4 1997-09-08 6 Nebraska 6 NC Big 12 (North)
4 1997-09-08 7 North Carolina 7 NC ACC
4 1997-09-08 8 Colorado 8 NC Big 12 (North)
4 1997-09-08 9 Ohio State 9 NC Big Ten
4 1997-09-08 10 Louisiana State 10 NC SEC (West)
4 1997-09-08 11 Texas 12 Up 1 Big 12 (South)
4 1997-09-08 12 Notre Dame 11 Down 1 Ind
4 1997-09-08 13 Miami (FL) 13 NC Big East
4 1997-09-08 14 Michigan 14 NC Big Ten
4 1997-09-08 15 Alabama 15 NC SEC (West)
4 1997-09-08 16 Auburn 16 NC SEC (West)
4 1997-09-08 17 Stanford 17 NC Pac-10
4 1997-09-08 18 Iowa 20 Up 2 Big Ten
4 1997-09-08 19 Clemson 18 Down 1 ACC
4 1997-09-08 20 Kansas State 21 Up 1 Big 12 (North)
4 1997-09-08 21 Michigan State 25 Up 4 Big Ten
4 1997-09-08 22 Virginia Tech Up  Big East
4 1997-09-08 23 Southern California 23 NC Pac-10
4 1997-09-08 24 Arizona State Up  Pac-10
4 1997-09-08 25 Colorado State 24 Down 1 WAC (Mountain)
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
5 1997-09-15 1 Penn State 1 NC Big Ten
5 1997-09-15 2 Washington 3 Up 1 Pac-10
5 1997-09-15 3 Florida 2 Down 1 SEC (East)
5 1997-09-15 4 Tennessee 4 NC SEC (East)
5 1997-09-15 5 Florida State 5 NC ACC
5 1997-09-15 6 North Carolina 7 Up 1 ACC
5 1997-09-15 7 Nebraska 6 Down 1 Big 12 (North)
5 1997-09-15 8 Michigan 14 Up 6 Big Ten
5 1997-09-15 9 Ohio State 9 NC Big Ten
5 1997-09-15 10 Louisiana State 10 NC SEC (West)
5 1997-09-15 11 Alabama 15 Up 4 SEC (West)
5 1997-09-15 12 Auburn 16 Up 4 SEC (West)
5 1997-09-15 13 Iowa 18 Up 5 Big Ten
5 1997-09-15 14 Arizona State 24 Up 10 Pac-10
5 1997-09-15 15 Colorado 8 Down 7 Big 12 (North)
5 1997-09-15 16 Clemson 19 Up 3 ACC
5 1997-09-15 17 Michigan State 21 Up 4 Big Ten
5 1997-09-15 18 Virginia Tech 22 Up 4 Big East
5 1997-09-15 19 Washington State Up  Pac-10
5 1997-09-15 20 Kansas State 20 NC Big 12 (North)
5 1997-09-15 21 Stanford 17 Down 4 Pac-10
5 1997-09-15 22 Miami (FL) 13 Down 9 Big East
5 1997-09-15 23 Colorado State 25 Up 2 WAC (Mountain)
5 1997-09-15 24 UCLA Up  Pac-10
5 1997-09-15 25 Georgia Up  SEC (East)
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
6 1997-09-22 1 Florida 3 Up 2 SEC (East)
6 1997-09-22 2 Penn State 1 Down 1 Big Ten
6 1997-09-22 3 Nebraska 7 Up 4 Big 12 (North)
6 1997-09-22 4 Florida State 5 Up 1 ACC
6 1997-09-22 5 North Carolina 6 Up 1 ACC
6 1997-09-22 6 Michigan 8 Up 2 Big Ten
6 1997-09-22 7 Ohio State 9 Up 2 Big Ten
6 1997-09-22 8 Auburn 12 Up 4 SEC (West)
6 1997-09-22 9 Tennessee 4 Down 5 SEC (East)
6 1997-09-22 10 Washington 2 Down 8 Pac-10
6 1997-09-22 11 Iowa 13 Up 2 Big Ten
6 1997-09-22 12 Michigan State 17 Up 5 Big Ten
6 1997-09-22 13 Louisiana State 10 Down 3 SEC (West)
6 1997-09-22 14 Virginia Tech 18 Up 4 Big East
6 1997-09-22 15 Washington State 19 Up 4 Pac-10
6 1997-09-22 16 Colorado 15 Down 1 Big 12 (North)
6 1997-09-22 17 Clemson 16 Down 1 ACC
6 1997-09-22 18 Kansas State 20 Up 2 Big 12 (North)
6 1997-09-22 19 Georgia 25 Up 6 SEC (East)
6 1997-09-22 20 Stanford 21 Up 1 Pac-10
6 1997-09-22 21 Alabama 11 Down 10 SEC (West)
6 1997-09-22 22 Texas A&M Up  Big 12 (South)
6 1997-09-22 23 Brigham Young Up  WAC (Pacific)
6 1997-09-22 24 UCLA 24 NC Pac-10
6 1997-09-22 25 Arizona State 14 Down 11 Pac-10
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
7 1997-09-29 1 Florida 1 NC SEC (East)
7 1997-09-29 2 Penn State 2 NC Big Ten
7 1997-09-29 3 Nebraska 3 NC Big 12 (North)
7 1997-09-29 4 Florida State 4 NC ACC
7 1997-09-29 5 North Carolina 5 NC ACC
7 1997-09-29 6 Michigan 6 NC Big Ten
7 1997-09-29 7 Ohio State 7 NC Big Ten
7 1997-09-29 8 Auburn 8 NC SEC (West)
7 1997-09-29 9 Tennessee 9 NC SEC (East)
7 1997-09-29 10 Washington 10 NC Pac-10
7 1997-09-29 11 Iowa 11 NC Big Ten
7 1997-09-29 12 Michigan State 12 NC Big Ten
7 1997-09-29 13 Louisiana State 13 NC SEC (West)
7 1997-09-29 14 Virginia Tech 14 NC Big East
7 1997-09-29 15 Washington State 15 NC Pac-10
7 1997-09-29 16 Colorado 16 NC Big 12 (North)
7 1997-09-29 17 Kansas State 18 Up 1 Big 12 (North)
7 1997-09-29 18 Georgia 19 Up 1 SEC (East)
7 1997-09-29 19 Stanford 20 Up 1 Pac-10
7 1997-09-29 20 Alabama 21 Up 1 SEC (West)
7 1997-09-29 21 Texas A&M 22 Up 1 Big 12 (South)
7 1997-09-29 22 UCLA 24 Up 2 Pac-10
7 1997-09-29 23 Air Force Up  WAC (Mountain)
7 1997-09-29 24 Brigham Young 23 Down 1 WAC (Pacific)
7 1997-09-29 25 Arizona State 25 NC Pac-10
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
8 1997-10-06 1 Florida 1 NC SEC (East)
8 1997-10-06 2 Penn State 2 NC Big Ten
8 1997-10-06 3 Nebraska 3 NC Big 12 (North)
8 1997-10-06 4 Florida State 4 NC ACC
8 1997-10-06 5 North Carolina 5 NC ACC
8 1997-10-06 6 Michigan 6 NC Big Ten
8 1997-10-06 7 Ohio State 7 NC Big Ten
8 1997-10-06 8 Auburn 8 NC SEC (West)
8 1997-10-06 9 Tennessee 9 NC SEC (East)
8 1997-10-06 10 Washington 10 NC Pac-10
8 1997-10-06 11 Michigan State 12 Up 1 Big Ten
8 1997-10-06 12 Washington State 15 Up 3 Pac-10
8 1997-10-06 13 Georgia 18 Up 5 SEC (East)
8 1997-10-06 14 Louisiana State 13 Down 1 SEC (West)
8 1997-10-06 15 Texas A&M 21 Up 6 Big 12 (South)
8 1997-10-06 16 Stanford 19 Up 3 Pac-10
8 1997-10-06 17 Iowa 11 Down 6 Big Ten
8 1997-10-06 18 UCLA 22 Up 4 Pac-10
8 1997-10-06 19 Air Force 23 Up 4 WAC (Mountain)
8 1997-10-06 20 Oklahoma State Up  Big 12 (South)
8 1997-10-06 21 Brigham Young 24 Up 3 WAC (Pacific)
8 1997-10-06 22 Kansas State 17 Down 5 Big 12 (North)
8 1997-10-06 23 Virginia Tech 14 Down 9 Big East
8 1997-10-06 24 Colorado 16 Down 8 Big 12 (North)
8 1997-10-06 25 Georgia Tech Up  ACC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
9 1997-10-13 1 Penn State 2 Up 1 Big Ten
9 1997-10-13 2 Nebraska 3 Up 1 Big 12 (North)
9 1997-10-13 3 Florida State 4 Up 1 ACC
9 1997-10-13 4 North Carolina 5 Up 1 ACC
9 1997-10-13 5 Michigan 6 Up 1 Big Ten
9 1997-10-13 6 Auburn 8 Up 2 SEC (West)
9 1997-10-13 7 Florida 1 Down 6 SEC (East)
9 1997-10-13 8 Louisiana State 14 Up 6 SEC (West)
9 1997-10-13 9 Tennessee 9 NC SEC (East)
9 1997-10-13 10 Washington 10 NC Pac-10
9 1997-10-13 11 Ohio State 7 Down 4 Big Ten
9 1997-10-13 12 Michigan State 11 Down 1 Big Ten
9 1997-10-13 13 Washington State 12 Down 1 Pac-10
9 1997-10-13 14 Texas A&M 15 Up 1 Big 12 (South)
9 1997-10-13 15 Iowa 17 Up 2 Big Ten
9 1997-10-13 16 Oklahoma State 20 Up 4 Big 12 (South)
9 1997-10-13 17 UCLA 18 Up 1 Pac-10
9 1997-10-13 18 Air Force 19 Up 1 WAC (Mountain)
9 1997-10-13 19 Georgia 13 Down 6 SEC (East)
9 1997-10-13 20 Kansas State 22 Up 2 Big 12 (North)
9 1997-10-13 21 Georgia Tech 25 Up 4 ACC
9 1997-10-13 22 Virginia Tech 23 Up 1 Big East
9 1997-10-13 23 West Virginia Up  Big East
9 1997-10-13 24 Wisconsin Up  Big Ten
9 1997-10-13 25 Stanford 16 Down 9 Pac-10
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
10 1997-10-20 1 Nebraska 2 Up 1 Big 12 (North)
10 1997-10-20 2 Penn State 1 Down 1 Big Ten
10 1997-10-20 3 Florida State 3 NC ACC
10 1997-10-20 4 North Carolina 4 NC ACC
10 1997-10-20 5 Michigan 5 NC Big Ten
10 1997-10-20 6 Florida 7 Up 1 SEC (East)
10 1997-10-20 7 Washington 10 Up 3 Pac-10
10 1997-10-20 8 Tennessee 9 Up 1 SEC (East)
10 1997-10-20 9 Ohio State 11 Up 2 Big Ten
10 1997-10-20 10 Washington State 13 Up 3 Pac-10
10 1997-10-20 11 Auburn 6 Down 5 SEC (West)
10 1997-10-20 12 Oklahoma State 16 Up 4 Big 12 (South)
10 1997-10-20 13 UCLA 17 Up 4 Pac-10
10 1997-10-20 14 Kansas State 20 Up 6 Big 12 (North)
10 1997-10-20 15 Michigan State 12 Down 3 Big Ten
10 1997-10-20 16 Georgia 19 Up 3 SEC (East)
10 1997-10-20 17 Louisiana State 8 Down 9 SEC (West)
10 1997-10-20 18 Iowa 15 Down 3 Big Ten
10 1997-10-20 19 Virginia Tech 22 Up 3 Big East
10 1997-10-20 20 Texas A&M 14 Down 6 Big 12 (South)
10 1997-10-20 21 West Virginia 23 Up 2 Big East
10 1997-10-20 22 Purdue Up  Big Ten
10 1997-10-20 23 Arizona State Up  Pac-10
10 1997-10-20 24 Toledo Up  MAC (West)
10 1997-10-20 25 Mississippi Up  SEC (West)
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
11 1997-10-27 1 Nebraska 1 NC Big 12 (North)
11 1997-10-27 2 Penn State 2 NC Big Ten
11 1997-10-27 3 Florida State 3 NC ACC
11 1997-10-27 4 Michigan 5 Up 1 Big Ten
11 1997-10-27 5 North Carolina 4 Down 1 ACC
11 1997-10-27 6 Florida 6 NC SEC (East)
11 1997-10-27 7 Washington 7 NC Pac-10
11 1997-10-27 8 Tennessee 8 NC SEC (East)
11 1997-10-27 9 Ohio State 9 NC Big Ten
11 1997-10-27 10 Washington State 10 NC Pac-10
11 1997-10-27 11 Auburn 11 NC SEC (West)
11 1997-10-27 12 UCLA 13 Up 1 Pac-10
11 1997-10-27 13 Kansas State 14 Up 1 Big 12 (North)
11 1997-10-27 14 Georgia 16 Up 2 SEC (East)
11 1997-10-27 15 Iowa 18 Up 3 Big Ten
11 1997-10-27 16 Louisiana State 17 Up 1 SEC (West)
11 1997-10-27 17 West Virginia 21 Up 4 Big East
11 1997-10-27 18 Purdue 22 Up 4 Big Ten
11 1997-10-27 19 Oklahoma State 12 Down 7 Big 12 (South)
11 1997-10-27 20 Arizona State 23 Up 3 Pac-10
11 1997-10-27 21 Michigan State 15 Down 6 Big Ten
11 1997-10-27 22 Toledo 24 Up 2 MAC (West)
11 1997-10-27 23 Virginia Tech 19 Down 4 Big East
11 1997-10-27 24 Southern Mississippi Up  CUSA
11 1997-10-27 25 Texas A&M 20 Down 5 Big 12 (South)
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
12 1997-11-03 1 Nebraska 1 NC Big 12 (North)
12 1997-11-03 2 Penn State 2 NC Big Ten
12 1997-11-03 3 Florida State 3 NC ACC
12 1997-11-03 4 Michigan 4 NC Big Ten
12 1997-11-03 5 North Carolina 5 NC ACC
12 1997-11-03 6 Washington 7 Up 1 Pac-10
12 1997-11-03 7 Ohio State 9 Up 2 Big Ten
12 1997-11-03 8 Tennessee 8 NC SEC (East)
12 1997-11-03 9 Georgia 14 Up 5 SEC (East)
12 1997-11-03 10 UCLA 12 Up 2 Pac-10
12 1997-11-03 11 Kansas State 13 Up 2 Big 12 (North)
12 1997-11-03 12 Iowa 15 Up 3 Big Ten
12 1997-11-03 13 Florida 6 Down 7 SEC (East)
12 1997-11-03 14 Louisiana State 16 Up 2 SEC (West)
12 1997-11-03 15 Arizona State 20 Up 5 Pac-10
12 1997-11-03 16 Washington State 10 Down 6 Pac-10
12 1997-11-03 17 Auburn 11 Down 6 SEC (West)
12 1997-11-03 18 Toledo 22 Up 4 MAC (West)
12 1997-11-03 19 Mississippi State Up  SEC (West)
12 1997-11-03 20 Virginia Tech 23 Up 3 Big East
12 1997-11-03 21 Texas A&M 25 Up 4 Big 12 (South)
12 1997-11-03 22 Syracuse Up  Big East
12 1997-11-03 23 Purdue 18 Down 5 Big Ten
12 1997-11-03 24 Southern Mississippi 24 NC CUSA
12 1997-11-03 25 Oklahoma State 19 Down 6 Big 12 (South)
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
13 1997-11-10 1 Michigan 4 Up 3 Big Ten
13 1997-11-10 2 Florida State 3 Up 1 ACC
13 1997-11-10 3 Nebraska 1 Down 2 Big 12 (North)
13 1997-11-10 4 Ohio State 7 Up 3 Big Ten
13 1997-11-10 5 Tennessee 8 Up 3 SEC (East)
13 1997-11-10 6 Penn State 2 Down 4 Big Ten
13 1997-11-10 7 Georgia 9 Up 2 SEC (East)
13 1997-11-10 8 North Carolina 5 Down 3 ACC
13 1997-11-10 9 UCLA 10 Up 1 Pac-10
13 1997-11-10 10 Kansas State 11 Up 1 Big 12 (North)
13 1997-11-10 11 Louisiana State 14 Up 3 SEC (West)
13 1997-11-10 12 Florida 13 Up 1 SEC (East)
13 1997-11-10 13 Washington 6 Down 7 Pac-10
13 1997-11-10 14 Washington State 16 Up 2 Pac-10
13 1997-11-10 15 Arizona State 15 NC Pac-10
13 1997-11-10 16 Auburn 17 Up 1 SEC (West)
13 1997-11-10 17 Mississippi State 19 Up 2 SEC (West)
13 1997-11-10 18 Texas A&M 21 Up 3 Big 12 (South)
13 1997-11-10 19 Virginia Tech 20 Up 1 Big East
13 1997-11-10 19 Purdue 23 Up 4 Big Ten
13 1997-11-10 21 Syracuse 22 Up 1 Big East
13 1997-11-10 22 Iowa 12 Down 10 Big Ten
13 1997-11-10 23 Wisconsin Up  Big Ten
13 1997-11-10 24 Oklahoma State 25 Up 1 Big 12 (South)
13 1997-11-10 25 Missouri Up  Big 12 (North)
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
14 1997-11-17 1 Michigan 1 NC Big Ten
14 1997-11-17 2 Florida State 2 NC ACC
14 1997-11-17 3 Nebraska 3 NC Big 12 (North)
14 1997-11-17 4 Ohio State 4 NC Big Ten
14 1997-11-17 5 Tennessee 5 NC SEC (East)
14 1997-11-17 6 Penn State 6 NC Big Ten
14 1997-11-17 7 UCLA 9 Up 2 Pac-10
14 1997-11-17 8 North Carolina 8 NC ACC
14 1997-11-17 9 Kansas State 10 Up 1 Big 12 (North)
14 1997-11-17 10 Florida 12 Up 2 SEC (East)
14 1997-11-17 11 Washington State 14 Up 3 Pac-10
14 1997-11-17 12 Arizona State 15 Up 3 Pac-10
14 1997-11-17 13 Auburn 16 Up 3 SEC (West)
14 1997-11-17 14 Georgia 7 Down 7 SEC (East)
14 1997-11-17 15 Mississippi State 17 Up 2 SEC (West)
14 1997-11-17 16 Texas A&M 18 Up 2 Big 12 (South)
14 1997-11-17 17 Washington 13 Down 4 Pac-10
14 1997-11-17 18 Syracuse 21 Up 3 Big East
14 1997-11-17 19 Virginia Tech 19 NC Big East
14 1997-11-17 20 Louisiana State 11 Down 9 SEC (West)
14 1997-11-17 21 Missouri 25 Up 4 Big 12 (North)
14 1997-11-17 22 West Virginia Up  Big East
14 1997-11-17 23 Purdue 19 Down 4 Big Ten
14 1997-11-17 24 Wisconsin 23 Down 1 Big Ten
14 1997-11-17 25 Colorado State Up  WAC (Mountain)
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
15 1997-11-24 1 Michigan 1 NC Big Ten
15 1997-11-24 2 Nebraska 3 Up 1 Big 12 (North)
15 1997-11-24 3 Tennessee 5 Up 2 SEC (East)
15 1997-11-24 4 Penn State 6 Up 2 Big Ten
15 1997-11-24 5 Florida State 2 Down 3 ACC
15 1997-11-24 6 UCLA 7 Up 1 Pac-10
15 1997-11-24 7 Florida 10 Up 3 SEC (East)
15 1997-11-24 8 North Carolina 8 NC ACC
15 1997-11-24 9 Ohio State 4 Down 5 Big Ten
15 1997-11-24 10 Washington State 11 Up 1 Pac-10
15 1997-11-24 11 Kansas State 9 Down 2 Big 12 (North)
15 1997-11-24 12 Arizona State 12 NC Pac-10
15 1997-11-24 13 Auburn 13 NC SEC (West)
15 1997-11-24 14 Georgia 14 NC SEC (East)
15 1997-11-24 15 Texas A&M 16 Up 1 Big 12 (South)
15 1997-11-24 16 Syracuse 18 Up 2 Big East
15 1997-11-24 17 Louisiana State 20 Up 3 SEC (West)
15 1997-11-24 18 Purdue 23 Up 5 Big Ten
15 1997-11-24 19 Missouri 21 Up 2 Big 12 (North)
15 1997-11-24 20 Colorado State 25 Up 5 WAC (Mountain)
15 1997-11-24 21 Washington 17 Down 4 Pac-10
15 1997-11-24 22 Mississippi State 15 Down 7 SEC (West)
15 1997-11-24 23 Southern Mississippi Up  CUSA
15 1997-11-24 24 Air Force Up  WAC (Mountain)
15 1997-11-24 25 Oklahoma State Up  Big 12 (South)
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
16 1997-12-01 1 Michigan 1 NC Big Ten
16 1997-12-01 2 Nebraska 2 NC Big 12 (North)
16 1997-12-01 3 Tennessee 3 NC SEC (East)
16 1997-12-01 4 Florida State 5 Up 1 ACC
16 1997-12-01 5 UCLA 6 Up 1 Pac-10
16 1997-12-01 6 Florida 7 Up 1 SEC (East)
16 1997-12-01 7 North Carolina 8 Up 1 ACC
16 1997-12-01 8 Washington State 10 Up 2 Pac-10
16 1997-12-01 9 Ohio State 9 NC Big Ten
16 1997-12-01 10 Kansas State 11 Up 1 Big 12 (North)
16 1997-12-01 11 Auburn 13 Up 2 SEC (West)
16 1997-12-01 12 Penn State 4 Down 8 Big Ten
16 1997-12-01 13 Georgia 14 Up 1 SEC (East)
16 1997-12-01 14 Texas A&M 15 Up 1 Big 12 (South)
16 1997-12-01 15 Syracuse 16 Up 1 Big East
16 1997-12-01 16 Louisiana State 17 Up 1 SEC (West)
16 1997-12-01 17 Arizona State 12 Down 5 Pac-10
16 1997-12-01 18 Purdue 18 NC Big Ten
16 1997-12-01 19 Missouri 19 NC Big 12 (North)
16 1997-12-01 20 Colorado State 20 NC WAC (Mountain)
16 1997-12-01 21 Washington 21 NC Pac-10
16 1997-12-01 22 Southern Mississippi 23 Up 1 CUSA
16 1997-12-01 23 Air Force 24 Up 1 WAC (Mountain)
16 1997-12-01 24 Oklahoma State 25 Up 1 Big 12 (South)
16 1997-12-01 25 Michigan State Up  Big Ten
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
17 1997-12-08 1 Michigan 1 NC Big Ten
17 1997-12-08 2 Nebraska 2 NC Big 12 (North)
17 1997-12-08 3 Tennessee 3 NC SEC (East)
17 1997-12-08 4 Florida State 4 NC ACC
17 1997-12-08 5 UCLA 5 NC Pac-10
17 1997-12-08 6 Florida 6 NC SEC (East)
17 1997-12-08 7 North Carolina 7 NC ACC
17 1997-12-08 8 Washington State 8 NC Pac-10
17 1997-12-08 9 Ohio State 9 NC Big Ten
17 1997-12-08 10 Kansas State 10 NC Big 12 (North)
17 1997-12-08 11 Penn State 12 Up 1 Big Ten
17 1997-12-08 12 Georgia 13 Up 1 SEC (East)
17 1997-12-08 13 Auburn 11 Down 2 SEC (West)
17 1997-12-08 14 Syracuse 15 Up 1 Big East
17 1997-12-08 15 Louisiana State 16 Up 1 SEC (West)
17 1997-12-08 16 Arizona State 17 Up 1 Pac-10
17 1997-12-08 17 Purdue 18 Up 1 Big Ten
17 1997-12-08 18 Colorado State 20 Up 2 WAC (Mountain)
17 1997-12-08 19 Missouri 19 NC Big 12 (North)
17 1997-12-08 20 Texas A&M 14 Down 6 Big 12 (South)
17 1997-12-08 21 Washington 21 NC Pac-10
17 1997-12-08 22 Southern Mississippi 22 NC CUSA
17 1997-12-08 23 Air Force 23 NC WAC (Mountain)
17 1997-12-08 24 Oklahoma State 24 NC Big 12 (South)
17 1997-12-08 25 Michigan State 25 NC Big Ten
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
18 Final 1 Michigan 1 NC Big Ten
18 Final 2 Nebraska 2 NC Big 12 (North)
18 Final 3 Florida State 4 Up 1 ACC
18 Final 4 Florida 6 Up 2 SEC (East)
18 Final 5 UCLA 5 NC Pac-10
18 Final 6 North Carolina 7 Up 1 ACC
18 Final 7 Tennessee 3 Down 4 SEC (East)
18 Final 8 Kansas State 10 Up 2 Big 12 (North)
18 Final 9 Washington State 8 Down 1 Pac-10
18 Final 10 Georgia 12 Up 2 SEC (East)
18 Final 11 Auburn 13 Up 2 SEC (West)
18 Final 12 Ohio State 9 Down 3 Big Ten
18 Final 13 Louisiana State 15 Up 2 SEC (West)
18 Final 14 Arizona State 16 Up 2 Pac-10
18 Final 15 Purdue 17 Up 2 Big Ten
18 Final 16 Penn State 11 Down 5 Big Ten
18 Final 17 Colorado State 18 Up 1 WAC (Mountain)
18 Final 18 Washington 21 Up 3 Pac-10
18 Final 19 Southern Mississippi 22 Up 3 CUSA
18 Final 20 Texas A&M 20 NC Big 12 (South)
18 Final 21 Syracuse 14 Down 7 Big East
18 Final 22 Mississippi Up  SEC (West)
18 Final 23 Missouri 19 Down 4 Big 12 (North)
18 Final 24 Oklahoma State 24 NC Big 12 (South)
18 Final 25 Georgia Tech Up  ACC