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FINAL 1971 POLLS

First-place votes in parentheses.
Note: The UPI coaches' poll was taken before the bowl games.

Associated Press Top 20
                            Points
1.  Nebraska (55) 13-0       1,100 
2.  Oklahoma 11-1              990 
3.  Colorado 10-2              746 
4.  Alabama 11-1               674 
5.  Penn State 11-1            666 
6.  Michigan 11-1              479 
7.  Georgia 11-1               471 
8.  Arizona State 11-1         414 
9.  Tennessee 10-2             379 
10. Stanford 9-3               347
11. Louisiana State 9-3        324 
12. Auburn 9-2                 282 
13. Notre Dame 8-2             164 
14. Toledo 12-0                126 
15. Mississippi 10-2           104 
16. Arkansas 8-3-1              39 
17. Houston 9-3                 37 
18. Texas 8-3                   31 
19. Washington 8-3              15 
20. Southern California 6-4-1    9


United Press International Top 20 
                            Points
1.  Nebraska (29) 12-0         317 
2.  Alabama (2) 11-0           280 
3.  Oklahoma 10-1              249 
4.  Michigan 11-0              227 
5.  Auburn 9-1                 139 
6.  Arizona State 10-1         104 
7.  Colorado 9-2                92 
8.  Georgia 10-1                89 
9.  Tennessee 9-2               62 
10. Louisiana State 8-3         58 
11. Penn State 10-1             45 
12. Texas 8-2                   27 
13. Toledo 11-0                 17 
14. Houston 9-2                 16 
15. Notre Dame 8-2              14 
16. Stanford 8-3                 9 
17. Iowa State 8-3               8 
18. North Carolina 9-2           4 
19. Florida State 8-3            3 
20. (Tie) Arkansas 8-2-1         2 
    (Tie) Mississippi 9-2        2