No. 1 in the Modern Era


OU Football History & Tradition | Updated Jan. 8, 2019

Oklahoma is king in the modern era of college football (1946-present). Since the end of World War II, the Sooners have more victories (652) than any other school and the second-best winning percentage (.767).

Total Wins (1946-2018)
School  Wins
1. Oklahoma 652
2. Alabama 609
3. Ohio State 608
4. Penn State 601
5. Texas 589
6. Nebraska 588
7. Michigan 574
8. Georgia 571
9. Southern Cal 565
10. Notre Dame 564
Winning Percentage (1946-2018)
 School  Pct.  W-L-T Games
1. Boise State .77262 315-92-2 409
2. Oklahoma .76748 652-193-13 858
3. Ohio State .76108 608-184-20 812
4. Penn State .72602 601-224-9 834
5. Alabama .72289 609-228-19 856
6. Michigan .70742 574-234-15 822
7. Texas .69941 589-250-11 850
8. Notre Dame .69128 564-248-14 826
9. Nebraska .69056 588-261-9 858
10. Southern Cal .69042 565-247-23 835
Weeks Ranked No. 1 in AP Poll (1946-2018)
 School  Appearances
1. Alabama 118
2. Oklahoma 101
    Ohio State 101
4. Southern Cal 90
5. Notre Dame 83
6. Florida State 72
7. Nebraska 70
8. Miami (FL) 68
9. Texas 43
10. Florida 41
Weeks Ranked No. 1 in BCS (1998-13)
 School  Appearances
1. Oklahoma 20
2. Alabama 16
3. Ohio State 15
    USC 15
5. LSU 10
6. Florida State 9
7. Florida 7
    Miami (FL) 7
9. Nebraska 5
    Tennessee 5
Consensus All-Americans (1946-2018)
1. Oklahoma 80
2. Notre Dame 74
3. USC 69
4. Ohio State 67
5. Alabama 65
6. Texas 60
7. Michigan 53
8. Nebraska 49
9. UCLA 40
10. Penn State 36
Longest Win Streaks (1946-2018)
1. Oklahoma 47 (1953-1957)
2. Toledo 35 (1969-1971)
3. Miami (FL) 34 (2000-2003)
4. Oklahoma 31 (1948-1950)
5. Texas 30 (1968-1970)
6. Miami (FL) 29 (1990-1993)
    Florida State 29 (2012-2014)
8. Oklahoma 28 (1973-1975)
    Alabama 28 (1978-1980)
    Michigan State 28 (1950-1953)
11. Alabama 26 (2015-2016)
      Nebraska 26 (1994-1996)
NCAA-Recognized Titles (1946-2018)
1. Oklahoma 16
    Alabama 16
3. Notre Dame 13
4. USC 12
5. Ohio State 12
6. Nebraska 11
7. Miami 9
8. Florida State 8
9. Texas 7
10. Michigan 6
Michigan State 6
AP National Titles (1946-2018)
1. Alabama 12 (2017)
2. Oklahoma 7 (2000)
    Notre Dame 7 (1988)
4. Miami (FL) 5 (2001)
    USC 5 (2004)
    Ohio State 5 (2014)
7. Minnesota 4 (1960)
    Nebraska 4 (1995)
9. Florida 3 (2008)
    Florida State 3 (2013)
    Texas 3 (2005)

Sources: NCAA Record Book | football.stassen.com | collegepollarchive.com

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