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Total Appearances in the AP Poll

1199 total polls since 1936

# Team APP PCT AVG RK HIGH RK
1. Ohio State 948 79.1% 8.1 1
2. Michigan 885 73.8% 9.5 1
3. Oklahoma 875 73.0% 7.7 1
4. Notre Dame 847 70.6% 8.4 1
5. Alabama 839 70.0% 7.2 1
6. USC 787 65.6% 9.5 1
7. Texas 748 62.4% 9.3 1
8. Nebraska 730 60.9% 8.3 1
9. Penn State 664 55.4% 10.1 1
10. Florida 641 53.5% 10.3 1
11. LSU 640 53.4% 10.7 1
12. Georgia 627 52.3% 10.6 1
13. Auburn 602 50.2% 11.3 1
14. Tennessee 588 49.0% 10.6 1
15. Florida State 560 46.7% 8.6 1
16. UCLA 536 44.7% 11.9 1
17. Miami (FL) 509 42.5% 9.1 1
18. Texas A&M 482 40.2% 12.5 1
19. Clemson 475 39.6% 11.8 1
20. Washington 456 38.0% 12.3 1
21. Arkansas 425 35.4% 11.7 1
22. Michigan State 414 34.5% 11.7 1
23. Wisconsin 412 34.4% 13.1 1
24. Iowa 355 29.6% 13.0 1
25. Oregon 333 27.8% 11.5 1
26. Virginia Tech 311 25.9% 13.8 2
27. Georgia Tech 306 25.5% 12.2 2
  Pittsburgh 306 25.5% 12.4 1
  West Virginia 306 25.5% 14.5 2
30. Colorado 305 25.4% 11.8 1
31. Stanford 303 25.3% 13.6 2
32. Mississippi 302 25.2% 12.2 1
33. Arizona State 291 24.3% 14.7 2
34. BYU 271 22.6% 15.3 1
35. Oklahoma State 269 22.4% 14.3 2
36. North Carolina 262 21.9% 13.6 1
37. Missouri 254 21.2% 14.1 1
38. TCU 243 20.3% 12.7 1
39. Purdue 237 19.8% 13.1 1
40. Baylor 219 18.3% 13.0 2
41. Kansas State 218 18.2% 13.2 2
42. Syracuse 205 17.1% 13.9 1
43. Mississippi State 203 16.9% 17.4 1
44. California 200 16.7% 12.1 1
45. Houston 199 16.6% 13.8 2
46. Maryland 193 16.1% 12.2 1
47. Northwestern 188 15.7% 13.3 1
48. South Carolina 187 15.6% 15.2 2
49. Illinois 181 15.1% 12.3 2
50. SMU 180 15.0% 12.4 1
51. Minnesota 174 14.5% 11.8 1
  Virginia 174 14.5% 16.8 1
53. Duke 172 14.3% 13.3 2
  NC State 172 14.3% 17.9 3
55. Arizona 168 14.0% 15.4 3
56. Boise State 165 13.8% 14.7 2
57. Washington State 161 13.4% 15.9 3
58. Army (NY) 146 12.2% 7.7 1
59. Utah 144 12.0% 15.7 2
  Boston College 144 12.0% 15.8 1
61. Louisville 143 11.9% 15.4 3
62. Texas Tech 141 11.8% 15.9 2
63. Navy (MD) 139 11.6% 10.6 2
64. Kansas 109 9.1% 14.1 2
65. Kentucky 98 8.2% 13.4 3
66. Oregon State 95 7.9% 15.2 4
67. Penn 89 7.4% 11.2 3
68. Cincinnati 88 7.3% 13.4 2
69. Air Force 81 6.8% 16.0 4
70. Iowa State 70 5.8% 17.8 7
71. Rice (TX) 69 5.8% 13.2 5
72. Indiana 67 5.6% 14.6 4
73. Fresno State 62 5.2% 20.0 8
74. Tulane (LA) 59 4.9% 14.3 4
75. Wake Forest (NC) 57 4.8% 18.3 10
76. Wyoming 56 4.7% 16.5 6
  Southern Miss 56 4.7% 20.5 9
78. UCF 49 4.1% 15.2 6
79. Tulsa 48 4.0% 17.0 4
80. Cornell (NY) 47 3.9% 10.7 1
  South Florida 47 3.9% 18.7 2
82. Toledo (OH) 45 3.8% 19.3 12
83. Santa Clara (CA) 43 3.6% 12.7 5
  Colorado State 43 3.6% 19.7 10
85. Miami (OH) 42 3.5% 16.0 10
86. Fordham (NY) 40 3.3% 10.0 3
87. Holy Cross (MA) 39 3.3% 15.1 9
88. Dartmouth (NH) 37 3.1% 13.2 4
  Marshall (WV) 37 3.1% 17.7 10
  Rutgers (NJ) 37 3.1% 18.1 7
91. East Carolina 34 2.8% 18.5 9
92. Vanderbilt 31 2.6% 15.9 7
  San Diego State 31 2.6% 19.8 13
94. Yale (CT) 30 2.5% 13.6 5
95. Princeton (NJ) 29 2.4% 12.1 4
96. Hawaii 28 2.3% 19.4 10
97. Memphis 27 2.3% 19.8 15
98. Villanova (PA) 25 2.1% 13.8 6
99. Northern Illinois 23 1.9% 19.9 12
100. Coastal Carolina (SC) 22 1.8% 16.5 9
101. Duquesne (PA) 20 1.7% 11.4 5
  Louisiana 20 1.7% 20.2 14
103. Iowa Pre-Flight 18 1.5% 6.3 2
104. William & Mary (VA) 16 1.3% 15.8 12
  Columbia (NY) 16 1.3% 15.9 10
  Nevada 16 1.3% 17.2 10
  Temple (PA) 16 1.3% 20.1 13
  Bowling Green (OH) 16 1.3% 21.4 15
109. March Field/4th AF (CA) 15 1.3% 11.3 8
110. Pacific (CA) 14 1.2% 13.9 6
111. St. Mary's (CA) 13 1.1% 11.6 5
  Great Lakes Naval (IL) 13 1.1% 12.2 5
113. Bainbridge Naval (MD) 12 1.0% 11.4 5
  Utah State 12 1.0% 17.3 10
115. Georgetown (DC) 11 0.9% 13.4 9
  Ball State 11 0.9% 18.5 12
117. Randolph Field (TX) 10 0.8% 4.8 2
  Western Michigan 10 0.8% 16.3 12
  Appalachian State (NC) 10 0.8% 21.7 19
120. Carnegie Mellon (PA) 9 0.8% 10.4 6
  Del Monte Pre-Flight (CA) 9 0.8% 13.0 8
  Ohio 9 0.8% 18.8 15
123. San Francisco 8 0.7% 16.3 13
  San Jose State (CA) 8 0.7% 21.3 18
  Liberty (VA) 8 0.7% 22.1 17
126. North Carolina Pre-Flight 7 0.6% 11.9 2
  Marquette (WI) 7 0.6% 12.0 4
  George Washington (DC) 7 0.6% 16.4 14
129. New Mexico State 6 0.5% 16.5 14
  2nd Air Force 6 0.5% 18.0 15
  UTSA 6 0.5% 18.0 15
  Connecticut 6 0.5% 21.0 16
  Louisiana Tech 6 0.5% 22.0 19
134. Norman Pre-Flight (OK) 5 0.4% 15.2 13
  El Toro Marines (CA) 5 0.4% 16.4 15
  Colorado College 5 0.4% 17.2 16
  VMI 5 0.4% 17.2 13
  Harvard (MA) 5 0.4% 18.2 17
  Kent State (OH) 5 0.4% 22.0 18
  UTEP 5 0.4% 24.0 23
141. Hardin-Simmons (TX) 4 0.3% 18.3 17
142. Southwestern (TX) 3 0.3% 13.3 11
  Memphis Naval 3 0.3% 15.7 13
  Boston 3 0.3% 16.3 15
  Delaware 3 0.3% 16.7 15
  New York 3 0.3% 17.7 17
  Lafayette (PA) 3 0.3% 18.3 18
  Buffalo 3 0.3% 24.0 23
149. Colgate (NY) 2 0.2% 14.5 9
  Camp Peary (VA) 2 0.2% 15.5 14
  Detroit 2 0.2% 17.5 17
  North Texas 2 0.2% 18.0 16
  San Diego Naval 2 0.2% 18.5 17
  Washington & Lee (VA) 2 0.2% 18.5 18
  Central Michigan 2 0.2% 24.0 23
  Western Kentucky 2 0.2% 24.5 24
157. Arkansas-Monticello 1 0.1% 17.0 17
  Fort Pierce Naval (FL) 1 0.1% 18.0 18
  3rd Air Force 1 0.1% 19.0 19
  Lehigh (PA) 1 0.1% 19.0 19
  Muhlenberg (PA) 1 0.1% 19.0 19
  St. Mary's Pre-Flight (CA) 1 0.1% 19.0 19
  Bucknell (PA) 1 0.1% 20.0 20
  Camp Grant (IL) 1 0.1% 20.0 20
  Catawba (NC) 1 0.1% 20.0 20
  Loyola Marymount (CA) 1 0.1% 20.0 20
  Richmond (VA) 1 0.1% 20.0 20
  Williams (MA) 1 0.1% 20.0 20
  Troy (AL) 1 0.1% 25.0 25

Notes

  • Teams in the latest poll are in bold.
  • Updated through November 28, 2021.