AP Poll History
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Updated 10/26/14
 
Auburn has a long and storied history with the Associated Press Poll since the service began in 1936. Auburn's standings in the poll are detailed below including a chart showing every weekly ranking for the Tigers.
 
 AP Poll
 Weeks Auburn Ranked:  523 of 1,080 polls since 1936
 Weeks Ranked No. 1:  9
 Weeks Ranked in Top 2:  21
 Weeks Ranked in Top 5:  128
 Weeks Ranked in Top 10:  268
 Years Ranked in Preseason Poll:  35 (of 65 -- preseason poll begin in 1950)
 Years Ranked in Final Poll:  36 (of 78 polls)
 Seasons Auburn Ranked  53 of 79 seasons since 1936
 Seasons with No. 1 Ranking:  5 (2010, 1985, 1984, 1958, 1957)
 Average Rank in all AP Polls:  11.2
 Average Rank in Final AP Poll:  10.9
 Years Ranked No. 1 in Preseason:  1 (1984)
 Years Ranked No. 1 in Final Poll:  2 (2010, 1957)
   
 Longest Streaks
 Ranked No. 1:  3 Weeks (1985)
 Ranked in Top 5:  21 Weeks (1957-1959)
 Ranked in Top 10:  24 Weeks (1957-1959)
 Ranked in Top 25:  79 Weeks (1986-1990)
 Seasons Ranked:  12 Seasons (2000-2011)
 in Preseason Poll:  9 Seasons (1983-1991)
 in Final Poll:  5 Seasons (1993-1997)
 
Auburn All-Time in AP Poll
The grid below shows every week of the AP poll and Auburn's ranking. The numbers along the top of the poll represent the week with "P" as the preseason poll and "F" as the final poll. A dash (-) represents that AU was not ranked in that week's poll while a blank means that there was no poll that week.
 
Pre
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
F
2014
6
5
5
5
5
5
2
6
5
4
2013
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
24
11
8
7
7
6
4
3
2
2
2012
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
2011
23
-
21
-
-
15
24
19
-
25
24
-
-
-
-
-
2010
22
21
16
17
10
8
7
5
3
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
2009
-
-
-
-
-
17
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
2008
10
9
9
10
15
13
20
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
2007
18
17
-
-
-
-
22
18
23
19
18
-
25
23
22
15
2006
4
4
3
2
2
2
11
8
7
6
5
15
14
11
10
9
2005
16
-
-
-
-
22
21
16
19
17
15
11
9
9
7
14
2004
17
18
14
9
8
6
4
3
3
3
3
2
3
3
3
2
2003
6
17
-
-
-
-
-
19
17
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
2002
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
24
-
-
-
-
24
-
20
20
19
14
2001
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
20
17
-
24
17
-
25
-
-
-
2000
-
-
-
24
20
19
15
19
-
25
23
22
18
17
18
20
18
1999
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1998
25
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1997
16
17
16
16
12
8
8
8
6
11
11
17
16
13
13
11
13
11
1996
17
16
18
15
13
22
20
18
16
22
24
22
20
-
-
-
-
24
1995
6
6
6
5
14
13
11
7
13
11
21
20
21
16
17
16
22
1994
11
12
12
11
10
9
9
6
4
4
3
3
6
9
9
9
9
1993
-
-
-
-
25
23
22
19
10
9
8
7
6
3
4
5
4
1992
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1991
17
18
15
13
13
16
24
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1990
3
3
2
3
3
5
6
5
2
4
15
24
23
20
-
19
1989
8
5
5
4
4
11
12
11
16
12
12
11
10
11
9
9
6
1988
7
7
7
6
4
4
4
12
10
9
9
9
8
7
7
7
8
1987
5
4
3
3
6
5
5
6
6
6
12
10
7
6
6
7
1986
14
9
10
8
7
7
7
7
5
9
8
15
14
10
6
1985
2
2
1
1
1
14
12
8
6
6
13
14
10
7
16
16
-
1984
1
8
11
19
20
18
16
13
12
11
20
18
13
11
16
14
1983
5
4
5
11
10
7
5
5
4
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
1982
-
-
-
-
20
-
-
-
19
-
-
-
-
19
18
14
1981
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1980
19
18
19
18
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1979
-
-
-
-
-
18
14
13
20
16
15
14
14
17
16
1978
-
-
-
-
19
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1977
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1976
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1975
8
7
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1974
-
-
-
-
11
10
5
5
5
10
7
7
7
6
8
1973
13
12
12
11
-
-
-
-
19
-
-
-
-
-
-
1972
-
-
-
-
17
9
14
12
11
11
11
10
9
6
5
1971
6
7
5
5
4
5
5
5
5
6
5
5
6
5
12
1970
20
-
-
12
9
8
6
12
10
8
13
11
10
10
10
1969
20
17
-
20
15
14
17
11
11
11
12
11
12
20
1968
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
18
12
19
18
-
16
1967
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1966
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1965
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1964
8
7
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1963
-
-
-
-
-
8
5
5
9
9
9
5
5
5
1962
-
-
-
-
-
-
10
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1961
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1960
12
-
-
-
-
17
14
12
10
9
8
13
1959
3
3
17
14
11
7
8
8
8
12
11
-
1958
5
3
2
1
2
5
4
5
4
2
2
4
1957
15
-
7
9
9
5
4
3
3
2
1
1
1956
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1955
17
-
-
14
17
9
8
14
12
12
10
8
1954
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
18
15
13
1953
-
-
-
19
-
-
15
20
14
16
17
1952
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1951
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1950
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1949
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1948
 
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1947
 
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1946
 
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1945
 
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1944
 
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1943
No team (World War II)
1942
 
-
-
-
-
-
-
16
16
1941
 
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1940
 
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1939
 
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1938
 
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1937
 
20
12
-
14
-
-
-
-
1936
 
-
16
20
-
-
-
-
-

All-Time AP Finishes
Auburn has finished at No. 1 in the AP Poll twice (2010, 1957). The Tigers have ended the season in the Top 5 nine times and been ranked in the Top 10 after 18 seasons:
 
 Auburn Finished...
 Ranked
Times
 Seasons
 No. 1
2
 2010, 1957
 No. 2
2
 2013, 2004
 No. 3
1
 1983
 No. 4
2
 1993, 1958
 No. 5
2
 1972, 1963
 No. 6
2
 1989, 1986
 No. 7
1
 1987
 No. 8
3
 1988, 1974, 1955
 No. 9
2
 2006, 1994
 No. 10
1
 1970
 No. 11
1
 1997
 No. 12
1
 1971
 No. 13
2
 1960, 1954
 No. 14
4
 2005, 2002, 1984, 1982
 No. 15
1
 2007
 No. 16
3
 1979, 1968, 1942
 No. 17
1
 1953
 No. 18
1
 2000
 No. 19
1
 1990
 No. 20
1
 1969
 No. 21
-
 -
 No. 22
1
 1995
 No. 23
-
 -
 No. 24
1
 1996
 No. 25
-
 -

Auburn as/against No. 1
Auburn has played in a total of 19 games involving the AP No. 1 team. The Tigers are 4-2 (.666) in six games ranked as the No. 1 team. Auburn is 4-9 (.307) in 13 games playing against a team ranked No. 1.
 
 Auburn
 ... as AP No. 1  4-2 (.666) | 6 games
 ... against AP No. 1  4-9 (.307) | 13 games
 
 No. 1 Auburn vs. Opponent
 Date
 Score  Location
 01/10/11
W
 (1) Auburn 22, (2) Oregon 19  Glendale, Ariz. (BCS Championship)
 09/28/85
L
 Tennessee 38, (1) Auburn 20  Knoxville, Tenn.
 09/14/85
W
 (1) Auburn 29, Southern Miss 18  Auburn, Ala.
 08/28/84
L
 (10) Miami 20, (1) Auburn 18  East Rutherford, N.J. (Kickoff Classic)
 10/11/58
W
 (1) Auburn 8, Kentucky 0  Lexington, Ky.
 11/30/57
W
 (1) Auburn 40, Alabama 0  Birmingham, Ala.
 6 Games | Overall Record: 4-2 (.666)
 
 Auburn vs. No. 1 Opponent
 Date
 Score  Location
 01/06/14
L
 (1) Florida State 34, (2) Auburn 31  Pasadena, Calif.
 11/30/13
W
 (4) Auburn 34, (1) Alabama 28  Auburn, Ala.
 10/22/11
L
 (1) LSU 45, (19) Auburn 10  Baton Rouge, La.
 11/29/08
L
 (1) Alabama 36, Auburn 0  Tuscaloosa, Ala.
 10/13/01
W
 Auburn 23, (1) Florida 20  Auburn, Ala.
 10/19/96
L
 (1) Florida 51, (16) Auburn 10  Gainesville, Fla.
 10/15/94
W
 (6) Auburn 36, (1) Florida 33  Gainesville, Fla.
 11/13/82
L
 (1) Georgia 19, Auburn 14  Auburn, Ala.
 11/15/80
L
 (1) Georgia 31, Auburn 21  Auburn, Ala.
 12/01/79
L
 (1) Alabama 25, (14) Auburn 18  Birmingham, Ala.
 12/01/73
L
 (1) Alabama 35, Auburn 0  Birmingham, Ala.
 12/01/61
L
 (1) Alabama 34, Auburn 0  Birmingham, Ala.
 11/21/42
W
 Auburn 27, (1) Georgia 13  Athens, Ga.
 13 Games | Overall Record: 4-8 (.307)
 
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