16... They have punished us weekly since week. Win, lose or stay idle we always seemed to remain stagnant or drop. Oh well, next year the climb will probably need to begin from about #13 if I had to guess.
The Associated Press began its college football poll on Oct. 19, 1936, and it is now the longest-running poll of those that award national titles at the end of the season. The preseason poll was started in 1950. A panel of 62 sports writers and broadcasters from around the country votes on the poll weekly.