AP's Past Preseason College Football Selections


Tuesday, August 8th 2000, 12:00 am
By: News On 6


The No. 1 ranked team in the annual Associated Press preseason college football poll. The preseason poll was started in 1950 (x-denotes eventual national champion):

1950—Notre Dame

1951—Tennessee-x

1952—Michigan State-x

1953—Notre Dame

1954—Notre Dame

1955—UCLA

1956—Oklahoma-x

1957—Oklahoma

1958—Ohio State

1959—Louisiana State

1960—Syracuse

1961—Iowa

1962—Ohio State

1963—Southern Cal

1964—Mississippi

1965—Nebraska

1966—Alabama

1967—Notre Dame

1968—Purdue

1969—Ohio State

1970—Ohio State

1971—Notre Dame

1972—Nebraska

1973—Southern Cal

1974—Oklahoma-x

1975—Oklahoma-x

1976—Nebraska

1977—Oklahoma

1978—Alabama-x

1979—Southern Cal

1980—Ohio State

1981—Michigan

1982—Pittsburgh

1983—Nebraska

1984—Auburn

1985—Oklahoma-x

1986—Oklahoma

1987—Oklahoma

1988—Florida State

1989—Michigan

1990—Miami

1991—Florida State

1992—Miami

1993—Florida State-x

1994—Florida

1995—Florida State

1996—Nebraska

1997—Penn State

1998—Ohio State

1999—Florida State-x

2000—Nebraska