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December 15: The latest AP MBB poll has been posted and the Total Appearances are now current.


December 15: The latest AP WBB poll has been posted and the Total Appearances are now current.


December 7: Here are the milestones for the latest AP football poll:

Last Appearances:
- Georgia Tech makes first appearance in the Top 10 since the 12/6/2009 poll (81 polls)

Weekly Streaks:
- Arizona's Top 25 streak reaches 10
- Arizona State's Top 25 streak reaches 10
- Mississippi State's Top 10 streak reaches 10

Total Appearances:
- Boise State ties Navy for #60

Miscellaneous:
- AP Polls Where #1 Had Less Than 30 First Place Votes


October 8: Added the Biggest Jumps Within the AP Poll page.


October 7: Added the Biggest Jumps into the AP Top 5 page.


October 6: Added the Biggest Jumps From Unranked to Ranked in the AP Poll page.


October 5: Five teams from the AP Top 10 lost yesterday. Here are the most teams from the AP Top 10 to lose since 2008:

#	Season	Poll Date	Week of Games
---------------------------------------------
6	2008	12/7/2008	Bowls
5	2014	9/28/2014	6
5	2013	12/8/2013	Bowls
5	2013	10/13/2013	8
5	2009	12/6/2009	Bowls
4	2012	12/2/2012	Bowls
4	2012	10/21/2012	9
4	2011	11/13/2011	12
4	2010	12/5/2010	Bowls
4	2010	11/21/2010	13
4	2009	9/20/2009	4
4	2008	9/21/2008	5

September 28: Florida State's 27 first place votes in today's AP poll were:

- the fewest for the AP #1 team since 2008
- the latest in season for #1 to have less than 30 since 1995

More info here: AP Polls Where #1 Had Less Than 30 First Place Votes


September 11: Highest scoring totals and averages for teams ranked in the AP Top 25 since 2008:

Poll Date	Teams	[Pts]	Avg
9/6/2011		25	1030	41.2
9/7/2014		24	1029	42.9 <<
9/2/2014		24	1004	41.8
9/7/2010		25	1003	40.1

Poll Date	Teams	Pts	[Avg]
9/2/2008		21	961	45.8
9/22/2013	20	894	44.7
9/7/2014		24	1029	42.9 <<
11/30/2008	18	756	42.0
9/2/2014		24	1004	41.8
9/8/2013		21	870	41.4
9/6/2011		25	1030	41.2
9/7/2010		25	1003	40.1
11/3/2013	17	680	40.0

September 4: Added the Most Teams Receiving First Place Votes in One AP Poll page.


September 2: Added the Teams Outside AP Top 10 Receiving First Place Votes page.


August 18: Added the Percent of First Place Votes for the AP Preseason #1 Team page.


August 17: Since the AP Preseason football poll began in 1950, the defending national champ has been the preseason #1 team the following season 23 times out of 65 polls. Here's how those teams finished:

2014	Florida State	??
2013	Alabama		7
2010	Alabama		10
2009	Florida		3
2005	USC		2
2004	USC		1
2002	Miami (FL)	2
1996	Nebraska	6
1992	Miami (FL)	3
1990	Miami (FL)	3
1986	Oklahoma	3
1975	Oklahoma	1
1973	USC		8
1972	Nebraska	4
1969	Ohio State	4
1967	Notre Dame	5
1966	Alabama		3
1963	USC		NR
1960	Syracuse	19
1959	LSU		3
1957	Oklahoma	4
1956	Oklahoma	1
1950	Notre Dame	NR

August 17: In 46 AP preseason polls since 1968, the #1 team has finished:

Number 1...	7 times (15%)
Top 5...	27 times (59%)
Top 10...	38 times (83%)
Top 20/25...	45 times (98%)
Not Ranked...	1 time (2%)

August 1: Why does the coaches poll still exist?





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