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1941 Final AP Football Poll

Rank Team (FPV) Conf Rec Pts Last Week
1 < 1 Minnesota (84.5) Big Ten 8-0 945.5 DNP
2 < 3 Duke (9.5) Southern 9-0 725.5  
3 < 4 Notre Dame Ind 8-0-1 675  
4 < 10 Texas (1) Southwest 7-1-1 494.67  
5 < 6 Michigan Big Ten 6-1-1 455  
6 < 8 Fordham Ind 7-1 399.33 W 30-9 N New York
7 < 7 Missouri (1) Big 6 8-1 328  
8 < 5 Duquesne Ind 8-0 309.67 DNP
9 < 2 Texas A&M Southwest 8-1 229.67  
10 < 11 Navy Ind 7-1-1 220.67  
11 < 9 Northwestern Big Ten 5-3 167  
12 < 17 Oregon State PCC 7-2 132.67  
13 < 15 Ohio State Big Ten 6-1-1 81  
14 < 20 Georgia SEC 8-1-1 62.67  
15 < 13 Penn Ind 7-1 61.67  
16 < NR Mississippi State SEC 7-1-1 18.67  
17 < 14 Mississippi SEC 6-2-1 10  
18 < NR Tennessee SEC 8-2 8  
19 < NR Washington State PCC 6-3 7 DNP
20 < 18 Alabama SEC 8-2 6  
NR < 16 Clemson Southern 0  
NR < 19 Harvard Ind 0  
NR < 12 Vanderbilt SEC 0  

Conference Breakdown

Conference Teams Avg Rank Total Points
Ind 5 8.4 1666.34
SEC 5 17.0 105.34
Big Ten 4 7.5 1648.5
Southwest 2 6.5 724.34
PCC 2 15.5 139.67
Southern 1 2.0 725.5
Big 6 1 7.0 328

Notes

  • * = Received first place votes (non-AP rankings); Hold the mouse cursor over these rankings to see the first place votes (where available) in a tooltip (for browsers that support tooltips)
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  • Polls from 1936-60 had 20 teams, 1961-67 had 10 teams, 1968-88 had 20 teams, and 1989-present had 25 teams.