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No. 1 in the Modern Era


OU Football History & Tradition | Updated Jan. 15, 2017

Oklahoma is king in the modern era of college football (1946-present). Since the end of World War II, the Sooners have more victories (628) than any other school and the second-best winning percentage (.764).

Total Wins (1946-2016)
 School  Wins
 1. Oklahoma  628
 2. Ohio State  583
 3. Alabama  582
 4. Penn State  581
 5. Nebraska  580
 6. Texas  572
 7. Michigan  556
 8. Southern Cal  549
 9. Tennessee  544
 10. Notre Dame  542
Winning Percentage (1946-2016)
 School  Pct.  W-L-T Games
 1. Boise State  .77165  293-86-2 381
 2. Oklahoma  .76446  628-189-13 830
 3. Ohio State  .75638  583-181-20 784
 4. Penn State  .72463  581-2185-9 808
 5. Alabama  .71524  582-226-19 827
 6. Michigan  .70703  556-226-15 797
 7. Texas  .70170  572-240-11 823
 8. Nebraska  .70084  580-245-9 834
 9. Southern Cal  .69283  549-237-23 809
 9. Notre Dame  .68625  542-244-14 800
Weeks Ranked No. 1 in AP Poll (1946-2016)
 School  Appearances
 1. Oklahoma  101
     Ohio State  101
 3. Southern Cal  90
 4. Alabama  89
 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 (1946-2016)
 1. Oklahoma  76
 2. Notre Dame  72
 3. USC  69
 4. Ohio State  66
 5. Alabama  59
 5. Texas  58
 7.  Michigan  52
 8. Nebraska  49
 9. UCLA  40
 10. Penn State  36
Longest Win Streaks (1946-2016)
 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)
 7. Oklahoma  28 (1973-1975)
     Alabama  28 (1978-1980)
     Michigan State  28 (1950-1953)
 10. Alabama 26 (2015-2016)
       Nebraska  26 (1994-1996)
NCAA-Recognized Titles (1946-2016)
 1. Oklahoma  16
 2. Alabama  15
 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 (1946-2016)
 1. Alabama  11 (2015)
 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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