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September 15: This is the second week of testing a link on a team's total points in the AP football poll that displays the voters' ballots for that particular team.

Note: The accuracy of this or any of the poll data depends on what is gathered and published by the AP. In some cases, errors are found/published by voters or fans, but may or may not be relayed to or fixed by the AP or their outlets (like ESPN which is the source I use).


September 14: Here are the milestones for the latest AP football poll:

Last Appearances:
- Mississippi makes first appearance in the Top 10 since the final 9/20/2009 poll (80 polls)
- Notre Dame makes first appearance in the Top 10 since the final 2012 poll (20 polls)

Weekly Streaks:
- Baylor's Top 25 streak reaches 20
- Clemson's Top 25 streak reaches 50
- Florida State's Top 10 streak reaches 20 and Top 25 streak reaches 40


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

Last Appearances:
- BYU makes first appearance in the Top 25 since the 9/9/2012 poll (32 polls)
- USC makes first appearance in the Top 10 since the 10/21/2012 poll (26 polls)
- Virginia Tech makes first appearance in the Top 25 since the 10/20/2013 poll (10 polls)

Weekly Streaks:
- Oregon's Top 25 streak reaches 80
- Texas A&M's Top 25 streak reaches 30
- UCLA's Top 25 streak reaches 20

Total Appearances:
- Baylor ties Minnesota for #52
- BYU ties Purdue for #35


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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