November 1, 2009 AP Football Poll
- Georgia Tech makes first appearance in the Top 10 since the 9/23/2001 poll (137 polls).
- Wisconsin makes first appearance in the Top 25 since the 9/28/2008 poll (20 polls).
- Florida's weekly Top 5 streak reaches 20.
- Alabama's weekly Top 5 streak reaches 10.
- Florida's weekly Top 10 streak reaches 20.
- Oklahoma's weekly Top 25 streak reaches 60.
- LSU's weekly Top 25 streak reaches 10.
- Georgia Tech's total appearances reach 280.
- Virginia Tech ties West Virginia for #31 in total appearances.
- BYU breaks tie with North Carolina for #33 in total appearances.
- California breaks tie with Maryland for #37 in total appearances.
- Oregon's total appearances reach 180.
- Houston ties Minnesota for #46 in total appearances.
- TCU breaks tie with Northwestern for #48 in total appearances.
- Oklahoma State's total appearances reach 140 and ties Army, Boston College, and Mississippi State for #51.
- Boise State's total appearances reach 70 and ties Rice for #67.
- Cincinnati breaks tie with East Carolina at #90, and ties Princeton, Rutgers, and Vanderbilt for #87 in total appearances.
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- Regular-season polls from 1936-60 had 20 teams, from 1961-67 had 10 teams (except for the 1961 final poll which had 20), and 1989-present had 25 teams.
- This weekly poll data was contributed to the ESPN College Football Encyclopedia