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FBS Football National Champions


These rating and poll systems used to select historic national champions are recognized by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in its Football Bowl Subdivision record book.
YEARCHAMPIONSCHAMPIONS
1869Princeton: Billingsley, National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis
Rutgers: Parke Davis
*Princeton*
*Rutgers*
1870Princeton: Billingsley, National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis*Princeton*
1871No national champions selected.No national champions selected.
1872Princeton: Billingsley, National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis*
Yale: Parke Davis*
*Princeton*
*Yale*
1873Princeton: Billingsley, National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis*Princeton*
1874Harvard: Parke Davis*
Princeton: Billingsley, Parke Davis*
Yale: National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis*
*Princeton* *Yale* *Harvard*
1875Columbia: Parke Davis*
Harvard: National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis*
Princeton: Billingsley, Parke Davis*
*Columbia*
*Harvard*
1876Yale: Billingsley, National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis*Yale*
1877Princeton: Billingsley, Parke Davis*
Yale: National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis*
*Princeton*
*Yale*
1878Princeton: Billingsley, National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis*Princeton*
1879 Princeton: Billingsley, National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis*
Yale: Parke Davis*
* Princeton*
*Yale*
1880Princeton: National Championship Foundation*, Parke Davis*
Yale: Billingsley, National Championship Foundation*, Parke Davis*
*Princeton*
*Yale*
1881Princeton: Billingsley, Parke Davis*
Yale: National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis*
*Princeton*
*Yale*
1882Yale: Billingsley, National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis*Yale*
1883Yale: Billingsley, Helms, National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis*Yale*
1884Princeton: Billingsley, Parke Davis*
Yale: Helms, National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis*
*Princeton*
*Yale*
1885Princeton: Billingsley, Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis*Princeton*
1886Princeton: Billingsley, Parke Davis*
Yale: Helms, National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis*
*Princeton*
*Yale*
1887Yale: Billingsley, Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis*Yale*
1888Yale: Billingsley, Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis*Yale*
1889Princeton: Billingsley, Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis*Princeton*
1890Harvard: Billingsley, Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis*Harvard*
1891Yale: Billingsley, Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis*Yale*
1892Yale: Billingsley, Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis*Yale*
1893Princeton: Billingsley, Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation
Yale: Parke Davis
*Princeton*
*Yale*
1894Penn: Parke Davis*
Princeton: Houlgate
Yale: Billingsley, Helms, National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis*
*Princeton*
*Yale* *Penn*
1895Penn: Billingsley, Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis*
Yale: Parke Davis*
**Penn*
1896Lafayette: National Championship Foundation*, Parke Davis*
Princeton: Billingsley, Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation*, Parke Davis*
*Lafayette*
*Princeton*
1897Penn: Billingsley, Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis*
Yale: Parke Davis*
*Penn* *Yale*
1898Harvard: Billingsley, Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation
Princeton: Parke Davis
*Harvard* *Princeton*
1899Harvard: Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation
Princeton: Billingsley, Parke Davis
*Harvard* *Princeton*
1900Yale: Billingsley, Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis*Yale*
1901Harvard: Billingsley
Michigan: Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation
Yale: Parke Davis
*Harvard* *Michigan* *Yale*
1902Michigan: Billingsley, Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis*
Yale: Parke Davis*
*Michigan*
*Yale*
1903Michigan: National Championship Foundation*
Princeton: Billingsley, Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation*, Parke Davis
*Michigan*
*Princeton*
1904Michigan: National Championship Foundation*
Minnesota: Billingsley
Penn: Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation*, Parke Davis
*Michigan* *Penn*
*Minnesota*
1905Chicago: Billingsley, Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation
Yale: Parke Davis, Whitney
*Yale* *Chicago*
1906Princeton: Helms, National Championship Foundation
Yale: Billingsley, Parke Davis, Whitney
*Princeton*
*Yale*
1907Yale: Billingsley, Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis, Whitney*Yale*
1908Harvard: Billingsley
LSU: National Championship Foundation*
Penn: Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation*, Parke Davis
*Harvard* *LSU* *Penn*
1909Yale: Billingsley, Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis*Yale*
1910Harvard: Billingsley, Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation*
Pittsburgh: National Championship Foundation*
*Harvard* *Pittsburgh*
1911Minnesota: Billingsley
Penn State: National Championship Foundation*
Princeton: Billingsley MOV, Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation*, Parke Davis
*Minnesota* *Penn State* *Princeton*
1912Harvard: Billingsley, Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation*, Parke Davis
Penn State: National Championship Foundation*
*Harvard* *Penn State*
1913Auburn: Billingsley MOV
Chicago: Billingsley, Parke Davis*
Harvard: Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis*
*Auburn* *Harvard*
*Chicago*
1914Army West Point: Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis*
Illinois: Billingsley, Parke Davis*
Texas: Billingsley MOV
*Army West Point* *Texas*
*Illinois*
1915Cornell: Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis*
Minnesota: Billingsley
Oklahoma: Billingsley MOV
Pittsburgh: Parke Davis*
*Cornell* *Pittsburgh* *Minnesota* *Oklahoma*
1916Army West Point: Parke Davis*
Georgia Tech: Billingsley
Pittsburgh: Billingsley MOV, Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis*
*Army West Point* *Pittsburgh*
*Georgia Tech*
1917Georgia Tech: Billingsley, Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation*Georgia Tech*
1918Michigan: Billingsley, National Championship Foundation*
Pittsburgh: Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation*
*Michigan*
*Pittsburgh*
1919Harvard: Football Research*, Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation*, Parke Davis*
Illinois: Billingsley, Boand, Football Research*, Parke Davis*, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)*
Notre Dame: National Championship Foundation*, Parke Davis*
Texas A&M: Billingsley MOV, National Championship Foundation*
Centre: Sagarin*
*Harvard* *Illinois* *Notre Dame* *Texas A&M* *Centre*
1920California: Football Research, Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)
Georgia: Berryman
Harvard: Boand*
Notre Dame: Billingsley, Parke Davis*
Princeton: Boand*, Parke Davis*
*California* *Harvard* *Notre Dame* *Princeton*
*Georgia*
1921California: Billingsley MOV, Boand*, Football Research, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)
Cornell: Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis*
Iowa: Billingsley, Parke Davis*
Lafayette: Boand*, Parke Davis*
Vanderbilt: Berryman
Wash. & Jeff.: Boand*
*California* *Iowa* *Lafayette* *Vanderbilt* *Wash. & Jeff.*
*Cornell*
1922California: Billingsley MOV, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation*, Sagarin*
Cornell: Helms, Parke Davis*
Iowa: Billingsley
Princeton: Boand, Football Research, National Championship Foundation*, Parke Davis*, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)*
Vanderbilt: Berryman
*California* *Iowa* *Vanderbilt*
*Cornell* *Princeton*
1923California: Houlgate
Cornell: Sagarin*
Illinois: Berryman*, Boand, Football Research, Helms, National Championship Foundation*, Parke Davis, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)*
Michigan: Billingsley, National Championship Foundation*
Yale: Berryman*
*California* *Illinois* *Michigan* *Yale*
*Cornell*
1924Notre Dame: Berryman, Billingsley, Boand, Dickinson, Football Research, Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation, Poling, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)
Penn: Parke Davis
*Notre Dame*
*Penn*
1925Alabama: Berryman, Billingsley, Boand, Football Research, Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation, Poling, Sagarin (ELOChess)*
Dartmouth: Dickinson, Parke Davis
Michigan: Sagarin*
*Alabama* *Michigan*
*Dartmouth*
1926Alabama: Berryman, Billingsley, Football Research, Helms*, National Championship Foundation*, Poling
Lafayette: Parke Davis
Michigan: Sagarin*
Navy: Boand, Houlgate
Stanford: Dickinson, Helms*, National Championship Foundation*, Sagarin (ELOChess)*
*Alabama*
*Lafayette*
*Michigan*
*Navy*
*Stanford*
1927Georgia: Berryman, Boand, Poling National Poll Rankings
Illinois: Billingsley, Dickinson, Helms, National
Championship Foundation, Parke Davis
Notre Dame: Houlgate
Texas A&M: Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)
Yale: Football Research
*Georgia* *Illinois* *Notre Dame* *Texas A&M* *Yale*
1928Detroit: Parke Davis*
Georgia Tech: Berryman, Billingsley, Boand, Football Research, Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis*, Poling, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)*
Southern California: Dickinson, Sagarin*
*Detroit*
*Georgia Tech* *Southern California*
1929Notre Dame: Billingsley, Boand, Dickinson, Dunkel, Football Research, Helms, National Championship Foundation, Poling, Sagarin (ELOChess)*
Pittsburgh: Parke Davis
Southern California: Berryman, Houlgate, Sagarin*
*Notre Dame*
*Pittsburgh* *Southern California*
1930Alabama: Berryman, Football Research, Parke Davis*, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)
Notre Dame: Billingsley, Boand, Dickinson, Dunkel, Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis*, Poling
*Alabama* Berryman, Football Research, Parke Davis*, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)
*Notre Dame* Billingsley, Boand, Dickinson, Dunkel, Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis*, Poling
1931Pittsburgh: Parke Davis*
Purdue: Parke Davis*
Southern California: Berryman, Billingsley, Boand, Dickinson, Dunkel, Helms, Houlgate, Football Research, National Championship Foundation, Poling, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELOChess), Williamson
*Pittsburgh* *Purdue* *Southern California*
1932Colgate: Parke Davis*
Michigan: Dickinson, Parke Davis*, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)*
Southern California: Berryman, Billingsley, Boand, Dunkel, Football Research, Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis*, Poling, Sagarin*, Williamson
*Colgate*
*Michigan*
*Southern California
1933Michigan: Berryman, Billingsley, Boand, Dickinson, Helms, Houlgate, Football Research, National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis*, Poling, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)
Ohio State: Dunkel
Princeton: Parke Davis*
Southern California: Williamson
*Michigan*
*Ohio State*
*Princeton*
*Southern California*
1934Alabama: Berryman, Dunkel, Houlgate, Poling, Williamson
Minnesota: Billingsley, Boand, Dickinson, Football Research, Helms, Litkenhous, National Championship Foundation, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)
*Alabama*
*Minnesota*
1935LSU: Williamson*
Minnesota: Billingsley, Boand, Football Research, Helms, Litkenhous, National Championship Foundation, Poling
Princeton: Dunkel
SMU: Berryman, Dickinson, Houlgate, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)
TCU: Williamson*
*Minnesota* *LSU* *Princeton* *SMU* *TCU*
1936Duke: Berryman
LSU: Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), Williamson
Minnesota: AP, Billingsley, Dickinson, Dunkel, Helms, Litkenhous, National Championship Foundation, Poling
Pittsburgh: Boand, Football Research, Houlgate
*Duke*
*LSU* *Minnesota* *Pittsburgh*
1937California: Dunkel, Helms
Pittsburgh: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, Boand, Dickinson, Football Research, Houlgate, Litkenhous, National Championship Foundation, Poling, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), Williamson
*California*
*Pittsburgh*
1938Notre Dame: Dickinson
Tennessee: Berryman, Billingsley, Boand, Dunkel, Football Research, Houlgate, Litkenhous, Poling, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)
TCU: AP, Helms, National Championship Foundation, Williamson
*Notre Dame*
Tennessee*
TCU*
1939Cornell: Litkenhous, Sagarin*
Southern California: Dickinson
Texas A&M: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, Boand, DeVold, Dunkel, Football Research, Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation, Poling, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)*, Williamson
*Cornell* *Southern California* *Texas A&M*
1940Minnesota: AP, Berryman, Boand, DeVold, Dickinson, Football Research, Houlgate, Litkenhous, National Championship Foundation, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)
Stanford: Billingsley, Helms, Poling
Tennessee: Dunkel, Williamson
*Minnesota* *Stanford* *Tennessee*
1941Alabama: Houlgate
Minnesota: AP, Billingsley, Boand, DeVold, Dunkel, Football Research, Helms, Litkenhous, National Championship Foundation, Poling, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)
Texas: Berryman, Williamson
*Alabama*
*Minnesota* *Texas*
1942Georgia: Berryman, Billingsley, DeVold, Houlgate, Litkenhous, Poling, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELOChess), Williamson
Ohio State: AP, Boand, Dunkel, Football Research, National Championship Foundation
Wisconsin: Helms
*Georgia* *Ohio State* *Wisconsin*
1943Notre Dame: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, Boand, DeVold, Dunkel, Football Research, Helms, Houlgate, Litkenhous, National Championship Foundation, Poling, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELOChess), Williamson*Notre Dame*
1944Army West Point: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, Boand, DeVold, Dunkel, Football Research, Helms, Houlgate, Litkenhous, National Championship Foundation*, Poling, Sagarin*, Williamson
Ohio State: National Championship Foundation*, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)*
*Army West Point*
*Ohio State*
1945Alabama: National Championship Foundation*
Army West Point: AP, Berryman, Billingsley MOV, Boand, DeVold, Dunkel, Football Research, Helms, Houlgate, Litkenhous, National Championship Foundation*, Poling, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELOChess), Williamson
Ohio State: Billingsley
*Alabama*
*Army West Point*
*Ohio State*
1946Army West Point: Billingsley, Boand*, Football Research, Helms*, Houlgate, Poling*
Georgia: Williamson
Notre Dame: AP, Berryman, Boand*, DeVold, Dunkel, Helms*, Litkenhous, National Championship Foundation, Poling*, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELOChess)
*Army West Point* *Notre Dame*
*Georgia*
1947Michigan: Berryman, Billingsley, Boand, DeVold, Dunkel, Football Research, Helms*, Houlgate, Litkenhous, National Championship Foundation, Poling, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)
Notre Dame: AP, Helms*, Williamson
*Michigan*
*Notre Dame*
1948Michigan: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, Boand, DeVold, Dunkel, Football Research, Helms, Houlgate, Litkenhous, National Championship Foundation, Poling, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELOChess), Williamson*Michigan*
1949Notre Dame: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, Boand, DeVold, Dunkel, Helms, Houlgate, Litkenhous, National Champion-ship Foundation, Poling, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), Williamson
Oklahoma: Football Research
*Notre Dame*
*Oklahoma*
1950Kentucky: Sagarin*
Oklahoma: AP, Berryman, Helms, Litkenhous, UPI, Williamson
Princeton: Boand, Poling
Tennessee: Billingsley, DeVold, Dunkel, Football Research, National Championship Foundation, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)*
*Kentucky*
*Oklahoma* *Princeton* *Tennessee*
1951Georgia Tech: Berryman, Boand*
Illinois: Boand*
Maryland: DeVold, Dunkel, Football Research, National Championship Foundation, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)
Michigan State: Billingsley, Helms, Poling
Tennessee: AP, Litkenhous, UPI, Williamson
*Georgia Tech* *Tennessee* *Maryland* *Michigan State* *Illinois*
1952Georgia Tech: Berryman, Billingsley, INS, Poling, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)*
Michigan State: AP, Boand, DeVold, Dunkel, Football Research, Helms, Litkenhous, National Championship Foundation, Sagarin*, UPI, Williamson
*Georgia Tech* *Michigan State*
1953Maryland: AP, INS, UPI
Notre Dame: Billingsley, Boand, DeVold, Dunkel, Helms, Litkenhous, National Championship Foundation, Poling, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELOChess), Williamson
Oklahoma: Berryman, Football Research
*Maryland*
*Notre Dame*
*Oklahoma*
1954Ohio State: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, Boand, DeVold, Football Research*, Helms*, INS, National Championship Foundation*, Poling, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), Williamson
UCLA: Dunkel, Football Research*, FW, Helms*, Litkenhous, National Championship Foundation*, UPI
*Ohio State*
*UCLA*
1955Michigan State: Boand
Oklahoma: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, DeVold, Dunkel, Football Research, FW, Helms, INS, Litkenhous, National Championship Foundation, Poling, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), UPI, Williamson
*Michigan State*
*Oklahoma*
1956Georgia Tech: Berryman, Sagarin*
Iowa: Football Research
Oklahoma: AP, Billingsley, Boand, DeVold, Dunkel, FW, Helms, INS, Litkenhous, National Championship Foundation, Sagarin, UPI, Williamson
Tennessee: Sagarin (ELO-Chess)*
*Georgia Tech* *Iowa* *Oklahoma* *Tennessee*
1957Auburn: AP, Billingsley, Football Research, Helms, National Championship Foundation, Poling, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), Williamson
Michigan State: Dunkel
Ohio State: Boand, DeVold, FW, INS, Litkenhous, UPI
Oklahoma: Berryman
*Auburn*
*Michigan State*
*Ohio State*
*Oklahoma*
1958Iowa: FW
LSU: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, Boand, DeVold, Dunkel, FB News, Football Research, Helms, Litkenhous, National Championship Foundation, Poling, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), UPI, Williamson
*Iowa*
*LSU*
1959Ole Miss: Berryman, Dunkel, Sagarin*
Syracuse: AP, Billingsley, Boand, DeVold, FB News, Football Research, FW, Helms, Litkenhous, National Championship Foundation, NFF, Poling, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)*, UPI, Williamson
*Ole Miss*
*Syracuse*
1960Iowa: Berryman, Boand, Litkenhous, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)
Minnesota: AP, FB News, NFF, UPI
Ole Miss: Billingsley, DeVold, Dunkel, Football Research, FW, National Championship Foundation, Williamson
Missouri: Poling
Washington: Helms
*Iowa* *Ole Miss* *Missouri* *Washington*
*Minnesota*
1961Alabama: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, DeVold, Dunkel, FB News, Football Research, Helms, Litkenhous, National Championship Foundation, NFF, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), UPI, Williamson
Ohio State: FW, Poling
*Alabama*
*Ohio State*
1962LSU: Berryman*
Ole Miss: Billingsley, Litkenhous, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)
Southern California: AP, Berryman*, DeVold, Dunkel, FB News, Football Research, FW, Helms, National Championship Foundation, NFF, Poling, UPI, Williamson
*LSU* *Ole Miss* *Southern California*
1963Texas: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, DeVold, Dunkel, FB News, Football Research, FW, Helms, Litkenhous, National Championship Foundation, NFF, Poling, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), UPI, Williamson*Texas*
1964Alabama: AP, Berryman, Litkenhous, UPI
Arkansas: Billingsley, Football Research, FW, Helms, National Championship Foundation, Poling, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)
Michigan: Dunkel
Notre Dame: DeVold, FB News, NFF
*Alabama*
*Arkansas*
*Michigan*
*Notre Dame*
1965Alabama: AP, Football Research, FW*, National Championship Foundation
Michigan State: Berryman, Billingsley, DeVold, Dunkel, FB News, FW*, Helms, Litkenhous, NFF, Poling, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), UPI
*Alabama*
*Michigan State*
1966Alabama: Berryman, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)*
Michigan State: Football Research, Helms*, NFF*, Poling*
Notre Dame: AP, Billingsley, DeVold, Dunkel, FB News, FW, Helms*, Litkenhous, Matthews, National Championship Foundation, NFF*, Poling*, Sagarin*, UPI
*Alabama*
*Michigan State*
*Notre Dame*
1967Notre Dame: Dunkel
Oklahoma: Poling
Southern California: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, DeVold, FB News, Football Research, FW, Helms, Matthews, National Championship Foundation, NFF, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), UPI
Tennessee: Litkenhous
*Notre Dame*
*Oklahoma* *Southern California* *Tennessee*
1968Georgia: Litkenhous
Ohio State: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, Dunkel, FACT, FB News, Football Research, FW, Helms, National Championship Foundation, NFF, Poling, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)*, UPI
Texas: DeVold, Matthews, Sagarin*
*Georgia* *Ohio State* *Texas*
1969Ohio State: Matthews
Penn State: FACT*, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)*
Texas: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, DeVold, Dunkel, FACT*, FB News, Football Research, FW, Helms, Litkenhous, National Championship Foundation, NFF, Poling, Sagarin*, UPI
*Ohio State*
*Penn State* *Texas*
1970Arizona State: Poling
Nebraska: AP, Billingsley, DeVold, Dunkel, FACT*, FB News, Football Research, FW, Helms, National Championship Foundation, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)*
Notre Dame: FACT*, Matthews, Sagarin*
Ohio State: NFF*
Texas: Berryman, FACT*, Litkenhous, NFF*, UPI
*Arizona State*
*Nebraska*
*Notre Dame*
*Ohio State*
*Texas*
1971Nebraska: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, DeVold, Dunkel, FACT, FB News, Football Research, FW, Helms, Litkenhous, Matthews, National Championship Foundation, NFF, Poling, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), UPI*Nebraska*
1972Southern California: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, DeVold, Dunkel, FACT, FB News, Football Research, FW, Helms, Litkenhous, Matthews, National Championship Foundation, NFF, Poling, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), UPI*Southern California*
1973Alabama: Berryman, UPI
Michigan: National Championship Foundation*, Poling*
Notre Dame: AP, Billingsley, FB News, FW, Helms, National Championship Foundation*, NFF
Ohio State: FACT, National Championship Foundation*, Poling*, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)*
Oklahoma: DeVold, Dunkel, Football Research, Sagarin*
*Alabama*
*Michigan*
*Notre Dame*
*Ohio State*
*Oklahoma*
1974Ohio State: Matthews
Oklahoma: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, DeVold, Dunkel, FACT, FB News, Football Research, Helms*, Litkenhous, National Championship Foundation*, Poling, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELOChess)
Southern California: FW, Helms*, National Championship Foundation*, NFF, UPI
*Ohio State*
*Oklahoma* *Southern California*
1975Alabama: Matthews*
Arizona State: National Championship Foundation*, Sporting News
Ohio State: Berryman, FACT*, Helms*, Matthews*, Poling
Oklahoma: AP, Billingsley, DeVold, Dunkel, FACT*, FB News, Football Research, FW, Helms*, National Championship Foundation*, NFF, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), UPI
*Alabama*
*Arizona State*
*Ohio State*
*Oklahoma*
1976Pittsburgh: AP, Billingsley, FACT, FB News, FW, Helms, National Championship Foundation, NFF, Poling, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), Sporting News, UPI
Southern California: Berryman, Billingsley MOV, DeVold, Dunkel, Football Research, Matthews
*Pittsburgh* *Southern California*
1977Alabama: Football Research*
Arkansas: FACT*
Notre Dame: AP, Billingsley, DeVold, Dunkel, FACT*, FB News, Football Research*, FW, Helms, Matthews, National Championship Foundation, NFF, Poling, Sagarin*, Sporting News, UPI
Texas: Berryman, FACT*, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)*
*Alabama*
*Arkansas*
*Notre Dame*
*Texas*
1978Alabama: AP, FACT*, Football Research, FW, Helms*, National Championship Foundation*, NFF
Oklahoma: DeVold, Dunkel, FACT*, Helms*, Litkenhous, Matthews, Poling, Sagarin*
Southern California: Berryman, Billingsley, FACT*, FB News, Helms*, National Championship Foundation*, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)*, Sporting News, UPI
*Alabama*
*Oklahoma* *Southern California*
1979Alabama: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, DeVold, Dunkel, FACT, FB News, FW, Helms, Matthews, National Championship Foundation, NFF, NY Times, Poling, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), Sporting News, UPI
Southern California: Football Research
*Alabama*
*Southern California*
1980Florida State: FACT*
Georgia: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, FACT*, FB News, FW, Helms, National Championship Foundation, NFF, Poling, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)*, Sporting News, UPI
Nebraska: FACT*
Oklahoma: Dunkel, Matthews
Pittsburgh: DeVold, FACT*, Football Research, NY Times, Sagarin*
*Florida State*
*Georgia* *Nebraska* *Oklahoma* *Pittsburgh*
1981Clemson: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, DeVold, FACT, FB News, Football Research, FW, Helms, Litkenhous, Matthews, National Championship Foundation*, NFF, NY Times, Poling, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), Sporting News, UPI
Nebraska: National Championship Foundation*
Penn State: Dunkel
Pittsburgh: National Championship Foundation*
SMU: National Championship Foundation*
Texas: National Championship Foundation*
*Clemson*
*Nebraska*
*Penn State* *Pittsburgh* *SMU* *Texas*
1982Nebraska: Berryman
Penn State: AP, Billingsley, DeVold, Dunkel, FACT, FB News, Football Research, FW, Helms*, Litkenhous, Matthews, National Championship Foundation, NFF, NY Times, Poling, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), Sporting News, UPI, USA/CNN
SMU: Helms*
*Nebraska*
*Penn State* *SMU*
1983Auburn: Billingsley, FACT*, Football Research, NY Times, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)*
Miami (Fla.): AP, Dunkel, FB News, FW, National Championship Foundation, NFF, Sporting News, UPI, USA/CNN
Nebraska: Berryman, DeVold, FACT*, Litkenhous, Matthews, Poling, Sagarin*
*Auburn*
*Miami (Fla.)*
*Nebraska*
1984BYU: AP, Billingsley, Football Research, FW, National Championship Foundation*, NFF, Poling, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)*, UPI, USA/CNN
Florida: DeVold, Dunkel, FACT, Matthews, NY Times, Sagarin*, Sporting News
Nebraska: Litkenhous
Washington: Berryman, FB News, National Championship Foundation*
*BYU*
*Florida*
*Nebraska*
*Washington*
1985Florida: Sagarin (ELO-Chess)*
Michigan: Matthews
Oklahoma: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, DeVold, Dunkel, FACT, FB News, Football Research, FW, National Championship Foundation, NFF, NY Times, Sagarin*, Sporting News, UPI, USA/CNN
*Florida*
*Michigan*
*Oklahoma*
1986Miami (Fla.): FACT*
Oklahoma: Berryman, DeVold, Dunkel, Football Research, NY Times, Sagarin*
Penn State: AP, Billingsley, FACT*, FB News, FW, Matthews, National Championship Foundation, NFF, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)*, Sporting News, UPI, USA/CNN
*Miami (Fla.)*
*Oklahoma*
1987Florida State: Berryman
Miami (Fla.): AP, Billingsley, DeVold, Dunkel,Eck, FACT, FB News, Football Research, FW, Matthews, National Championship Foundation, NFF, NY Times, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), Sporting News, UPI, USA/CNN
*Florida State*
Miami (Fla.)*
1988Miami (Fla.): Berryman, Sagarin*
Notre Dame: AP, Billingsley, DeVold, Dunkel, Eck, FACT, FB News, Football Research, FW, Matthews, National Championship Foundation, NFF, NY Times, Sagarin, (ELO-Chess)*, Sporting News, UPI, USA/CNN
*Miami (Fla.)*
*Notre Dame*
1989Miami (Fla.): AP, Billingsley, DeVold, Dunkel, FACT*, FB News, Football Research, FW, Matthews, National Championship Foundation, NFF, NY Times, Sporting News, UPI, USA/CNN
Notre Dame: Berryman, Eck, FACT*, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)
*Miami (Fla.)*
*Notre Dame* *Miami (Fla.)*
1990Colorado: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, DeVold, FACT*, FB News, Football Research, FW, Matthews, National Championship Foundation*, NFF, Sporting News, USA/CNN
Georgia Tech: Dunkel, FACT*, National Championship Foundation*, Sagarin (ELOChess)*, UPI
Miami (Fla.): Eck, FACT*, NY Times, Sagarin* Washington: FACT*
*Colorado*
*Georgia Tech* *Miami (Fla.)*
1991Miami (Fla.): AP, Billingsley, Eck, Football Research, National Championship Foundation*, NY Times, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)*, Sporting News
Washington: Berryman, DeVold, Dunkel, FACT, FB News, FW, Matthews, National Championship Foundation*, Sagarin*, UPI/NFF, USA/CNN
*Miami (Fla.)*
*Washington*
1992Alabama: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, DeVold, Dunkel, Eck, FACT, FB News, Football Research, FW, Matthews, National Championship Foundation, NY Times, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)*, Sporting News, UPI/NFF, USA/CNN
Florida State: Sagarin*
*Alabama*
*Florida State*
1993Auburn: National Championship Foundation*
Florida State: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, DeVold, Dunkel, Eck, FACT, FB News, FW, National Championship Foundation*, NY Times, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), Sporting News, UPI, USA/CNN, USA/NFF
Nebraska: National Championship Foundation*
Notre Dame: Matthews, National Championship Foundation*
*Auburn
*Florida State*
*Nebraska*
*Notre Dame*
1994Florida State: Dunkel
Nebraska: Alderson, AP, Berryman, Billingsley, FACT*, FB News, FW, National Championship Foundation*, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)*, Sporting News, UPI, USA/CNN, USA/NFF
Penn State: DeVold, Eck, FACT*, Matthews, National Championship Foundation*, NY Times, Sagarin*
*Florida State*
*Nebraska*
*Penn State*
1995Nebraska: Alderson, AP, Berryman, Billingsley, DeVold, Dunkel, Eck, FACT, FB News, FW, Matthews, National Championship Foundation, NFF, NY Times, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), Sporting News, UPI, USA/CNN*Nebraska*
1996Florida: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, Eck, FACT, FB News, FW, NFF, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), Sporting News, USA/CNN, NY Times, National Championship Foundation, Dunkel, Matthews, DeVold
Florida State: Alderson
*Florida*
*Florida State*
1997Michigan: AP, Billingsley, FB News, FW, National Championship Foundation*, NFF, Sporting News
Nebraska: Alderson, Berryman, Billingsley MOV, DeVold, Dunkel, Eck, FACT, Matthews, National Championship Foundation*, NY Times, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), Seattle Times, USA/ESPN
*Michigan*
*Nebraska*
1998Tennessee: Alderson, AP, Berryman, Billingsley, DeVold, Dunkel, Eck, FACT, FB News, FW, Matthews, National Championship Foundation, NFF, NY Times, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), Seattle Times, Sporting News, USA/ESPN*Tennessee*
1999Florida State: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, DeVold, Dunkel, Eck, FACT, FB News, FW, Massey, Matthews, National Championship Foundation, NFF, NY Times, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), Seattle Times, Sporting News, USA/ESPN*Florida State*
2000Miami (Fla.): NY Times
Oklahoma: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, DeVold, Dunkel, Eck, FACT, FB News, FW, Massey, Matthews, National Championship Foundation, NFF, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), Seattle Times, Sporting News, USA/ESPN
*Miami (Fla.)*
*Oklahoma*
2001Miami (Fla.): AP, Berryman, Billingsley, Colley, DeVold, Dunkel, Eck, FACT, FB News, FW, Massey, Matthews, NFF, NY Times, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), Seattle Times, Sporting News, USA/ESPN, Wolfe*Miami (Fla.)*
2002Ohio State: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, Colley, DeVold, Eck, FACT, FB News, FW, Massey, NFF, NY Times, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)*, Seattle Times, Sporting News, USA/ESPN, Wolfe
Southern California: Dunkel, Matthews, Sagarin*
*Ohio State*
*Southern California*
2003LSU: Billingsley, Colley, DeVold, Dunkel, FACT, Massey, NFF, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), Seattle Times, USA/ESPN, Wolfe
Oklahoma: Berryman
Southern California: AP, Eck, FW, Matthews, NY Times, Sporting News
*LSU* *Oklahoma* *Southern California*
2004#Southern California: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, Colley, DeVold, Dunkel, Eck, FACT, FW, Massey, Matthews, NY Times, NFF, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), Seattle Times, Sporting News, USA/ESPN, Wolfe
#BCS later vacated
*Southern California*
2005Texas: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, Colley, DeVold, Dunkel, Eck, FACT, FW, Massey, Matthews, NFF, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), Seattle Times, Sporting News, USA Today, Wolfe*Texas*
2006Florida: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, Colley, DeVold, Dunkel, FACT, FW, Massey, Matthews, NFF, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), Seattle Times, Sporting News, USA Today, Wolfe*Florida*
2007LSU: Berryman, ^BCS, USA Today, AP, Dunkel, FW, NFF*LSU*
2008Florida: Berryman, ^BCS, USA Today, AP, Dunkel, FW, NFF*Florida*
2009Alabama: Berryman, ^BCS, USA Today, AP, Dunkel, FW, NFF*Alabama*
2010Auburn: Berryman, ^BCS, USA Today, AP, Dunkel, FW, NFF*Auburn*
2011Alabama: Berryman, ^BCS, USA Today, AP, Dunkel, FW, NFF*Alabama*
2012Alabama: AP, ^BCS, Dunkel, FW, NFF, USA Today*Alabama*
2013Florida State: AP, ^BCS, Dunkel, FW, NFF, USA Today*Florida State*
2014Ohio State: College Football Playoff, AP, FW-NFF, USA Today*Ohio State*
2015Alabama: College Football Playoff, AP, FW-NFF, USA Today*Alabama*
2016Clemson: College Football Playoff, AP, FW-NFF, USA Today*Clemson*
2017Alabama: College Football Playoff, AP, FW-NFF, USA Today*Alabama*