WEEK BY WEEK TOP TEN RESULTS IN 1954

WEEKLY INTERNATIONAL NEWS SERVICE POLLS PROVIDED BY HARRY CARSON FRYE

Scores of September 18th                          INS Poll of September 20th
Oklahoma 27, California 13                         1 Oklahoma         1-0-0
Texas 20, LSU 6                                    2 Texas            1-0-0
Notre Dame did not play                            3 Notre Dame       0-0-0
Maryland 20, Kentucky 0                            4 Maryland         1-0-0
Georgia Tech 28, Tulane 0                          5 Georgia Tech     1-0-0
Illinois did not play                              6 Illinois         0-0-0
Iowa did not play                                  7 Iowa             0-0-0
UCLA 67, San Diego Navy 0                          8 UCLA             1-0-0
Wisconsin did not play                             9 Wisconsin        0-0-0
USC 39, Washington State 0                        10 USC              1-0-0

Scores of September 25th                          INS Poll of September 27th
Oklahoma 21, TCU 16                                1 Oklahoma         2-0-0
Notre Dame 21, Texas 0                             2 Notre Dame       1-0-0
Maryland did not play                              3 Maryland         1-0-0
Florida 13, Georgia Tech 12                        4 Wisconsin        1-0-0
Penn State 14, Illinois 12                         5 Iowa             1-0-0
Iowa 14, Michigan State 10                         6 UCLA             2-0-0
UCLA 32, Kansas 7                                  7 USC              2-0-0
Wisconsin 52, Marquette 14                         8 Duke             1-0-0
USC 27, Pittsburgh 14                              9 Texas            1-1-0
Duke 52, Pennsylvania 0                           10 Penn State       1-0-0

Scores of October 2nd                             INS Poll of October 4th
Oklahoma did not play                              1 Oklahoma         2-0-0
Purdue 27, Notre Dame 14                           2 UCLA (tie)       3-0-0
UCLA 12, Maryland 7                                2 Wisconsin (tie)  2-0-0
Wisconsin 6, Michigan State 0                      4 Iowa             2-0-0
Iowa 48, Montana 6                                 5 Purdue           2-0-0
USC 12, Northwestern 7                             6 Notre Dame       1-1-0
Duke 7, Tennessee 6                                7 USC              3-0-0
Texas 40, Washington State 14                      8 Duke             2-0-0
Penn State 13, Syracuse 0                          9 Texas            2-1-0
Ohio State 21, California 13                      10 Penn State       2-0-0

Scores of October 9th                             INS Poll of October 11th
Oklahoma 14, Texas 7                               1 Oklahoma         3-0-0
UCLA 21, Washington 20                             2 Wisconsin        3-0-0
Wisconsin 13, Rice 7                               3 UCLA             4-0-0
Michigan 14, Iowa 13                               4 Ohio State       3-0-0
Purdue 13, Duke 13                                 5 Purdue           2-0-1
Notre Dame 33, Pittsburgh 0                        6 Duke             2-0-1
TCU 20, USC 7                                      7 Notre Dame       2-1-0
Penn State 34, Virginia 7                          8 Penn State       3-0-0
Ohio State 40, Illinois 7                          9 Mississippi      4-0-0
Mississippi 22, Vanderbilt 7                      10 Minnesota        3-0-0

Scores of October 16th                            INS Poll of October 18th
Oklahoma 65, Kansas 0                              1 Oklahoma         4-0-0
Wisconsin 20, Purdue 6                             2 Wisconsin        4-0-0
UCLA 72, Stanford 0                                3 UCLA             5-0-0
Ohio State 20, Iowa 14                             4 Ohio State       4-0-0
Army 28, Duke 14                                   5 Notre Dame       3-1-0
Notre Dame 20, Michigan State 19                   6 Mississippi      5-0-0
West Virginia 19, Penn State 14                    7 Minnesota        4-0-0
Mississippi 34, Tulane 7                           8 Army             3-1-0
Minnesota 19, Illinois 6                           9 Arkansas         4-0-0
Arkansas 20, Texas 7                              10 Purdue           2-1-1

Scores of October 23rd                            INS Poll of October 25th
Oklahoma 21, Kansas State 0                        1 Oklahoma         5-0-0
Ohio State 31, Wisconsin 14                        2 Ohio State       5-0-0
UCLA 61, Oregon State 0                            3 UCLA             6-0-0
Notre Dame did not play                            4 Army             4-1-0
Arkansas 6, Mississippi 0                          5 Notre Dame       3-1-0
Michigan 34, Minnesota 0                           6 Arkansas         5-0-0
Army 67, Columbia 12                               7 Wisconsin        4-1-0
Purdue 27, Michigan State 13                       8 Michigan         4-1-0
West Virginia 40, VMI 6                            9 Purdue           3-1-1
USC 29, California 27                             10 West Virginia    4-0-0

Scores of October 30th                            INS Poll of November 1st
Oklahoma 13, Colorado 6                            1 Oklahoma         6-0-0
Ohio State 14, Northwestern 7                      2 UCLA             7-0-0
UCLA 27, California 6                              3 Ohio State       6-0-0
Army 21, Virginia 20                               4 Notre Dame       4-1-0
Notre Dame 6, Navy 0                               5 Arkansas         6-0-0
Arkansas 14, Texas A&M 7                           6 Army             6-1-0
Iowa 13, Wisconsin 7                               7 Purdue           4-1-1
Indiana 13, Michigan 9                             8 USC              6-1-0
Purdue 28, Illinois 14                             9 Miami FL         6-0-0
Pittsburgh 13, West Virginia 10                   10 Mississippi      6-1-0

Scores of November 6th                            INS Poll of November 8th
Oklahoma 40, Iowa State 0                          1 UCLA             8-0-0
UCLA 41, Oregon 0                                  2 Ohio State       7-0-0
Ohio State 26, Pittsburgh 0                        3 Oklahoma         7-0-0
Notre Dame 42, Pennsylvania 7                      4 Arkansas         7-0-0
Arkansas 28, Rice 15                               5 Notre Dame       5-1-0
Army 48, Yale 7                                    6 Army             6-1-0
Iowa 25, Purdue 14                                 7 USC              7-1-0
USC 21, Stanford 7                                 8 Navy             5-2-0
Auburn 14, Miami FL 13                             9 Iowa             5-2-0
Mississippi 51, Memphis State 0                   10 Mississippi      7-1-0

(Oklahoma lost the top spot after winning 40-0!)

Scores of November 13th                           INS Poll of November 15th
UCLA did not play                                  1 UCLA             8-0-0
Ohio State 28, Purdue 6                            2 Ohio State       8-0-0
Oklahoma 34, Missouri 13                           3 Oklahoma         8-0-0
SMU 21, Arkansas 14                                4 Notre Dame       6-1-0
Notre Dame 42, North Carolina 13                   5 Army             7-1-0
Army 35, Pennsylvania 0                            6 USC              8-1-0
USC 41, Washington 0                               7 Navy             6-2-0
Navy 51, Columbia 6                                8 Arkansas         7-1-0
Minnesota 22, Iowa 20                              9 Mississippi      8-1-0
Mississippi 26, Houston 0                         10 Michigan         6-2-0

Scores of November 20th                           INS Poll of November 22nd
UCLA 34, USC 0                                     1 Ohio State       9-0-0
Ohio State 21, Michigan 7                          2 UCLA             9-0-0
Oklahoma 55, Nebraska 7                            3 Oklahoma         9-0-0
Notre Dame 34, Iowa 18                             4 Notre Dame       7-1-0
Army did not play                                  5 Army             7-1-0
Navy did not play                                  6 Navy             6-2-0
LSU 7, Arkansas 6                                  7 Mississippi      8-1-0
Mississippi did not play                           8 Wisconsin        7-2-0
Wisconsin 27, Minnesota 0                          9 Baylor           7-2-0
Baylor 33, SMU 21                                 10 Miami FL         7-1-0

(UCLA lost the top spot after winning 34-0!)

Scores of November 25th & 27th   FINAL            INS Poll of November 29th
Ohio State did not play                            1 Ohio State       9-0-0
UCLA did not play                                  2 UCLA             9-0-0
Oklahoma 14, Oklahoma A&M 0                        3 Oklahoma        10-0-0
Notre Dame 23, USC 17                              4 Notre Dame       8-1-0
Navy 27, Army 20                                   5 Navy             7-2-0
Mississippi 14, Mississippi State 0                6 Mississippi      9-1-0
Wisconsin did not play                             7 Army             7-2-0
Rice 20, Baylor 14                                 8 Wisconsin        7-2-0
Miami FL 14, Florida 0                             9 Miami FL         8-1-0
West Virginia 14, Virginia 10                     10 West Virginia    8-1-0

Who was that team UCLA played on September 18th? Thanks to John Gunn, these are the 1954 scores of San Diego Navy:

UCLA 0-67, Sacramento State 46-0, East Los Angeles Spartans 41-0, N.A.B. Coronado 20-20, U.C. Ramblers 13-6, Terminal Island 20-6, Ford Ord 0-40, Camp Pendleton 0-78, North Island N.A.S. 6-28, M.C.A.D. San Diego 13-19. Record: 4-5-1

The final 1954 INS poll consisted of six voters, five voting for Ohio State number one, giving the Buckeyes 59 points, and one voting for UCLA, who received 55 points. The voters were Bernie Bierman, Andy Kerr, Francis Powers, Bob Considine, Harry Wismer and INS sports editor John Barrington.