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All-time No. 1 vs. No. 2 showdowns

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Posted: Tuesday January 05, 1999 12:34 AM

Meetings between the No. 1 and No. 2 ranked teams in The Associated Press' college football poll (the No. 1 team is 18-11-2):

Oct. 9, 1943 -- No. 1 Notre Dame 35, No. 2 Michigan 12
Nov. 20, 1943 -- No. 1 Notre Dame 14, No. 2 Iowa Pre-Flight 13
Dec. 2, 1944 -- No. 1 Army 23, No. 2 Navy 7
Nov. 10, 1945 -- No. 1 Army 48, No. 2 Notre Dame 0
Dec. 1, 1945 -- No. 1 Army 32, No. 2 Navy 13
Nov. 9, 1946 -- No. 1 Army 0, No. 2 Notre Dame 0, tie
Jan. 1, 1963 -- No. 1 Southern Cal 42, No. 2 Wisconsin 37, Rose Bowl
Oct. 12, 1963 -- No. 2 Texas 28, No. 1 Oklahoma 7
Jan. 1, 1964 -- No. 1 Texas 28, No. 2 Navy 6, Cotton Bowl
Nov. 19, 1966 -- No. 1 Notre Dame 10, No. 2 Michigan State 10, tie
Sept. 28, 1968 -- No. 1 Purdue 37, No. 2 Notre Dame 22
Jan. 1, 1969 -- No. 1 Ohio State 27, No. 2 Southern Cal 16, Rose Bowl
Dec. 6, 1969 -- No. 1 Texas 15, No. 2 Arkansas 14
Nov. 25, 1971 -- No. 1 Nebraska 35, No. 2 Oklahoma 31
Jan. 1, 1972 -- No. 1 Nebraska 38, No. 2 Alabama 6, Orange Bowl
Jan. 1, 1979 -- No. 2 Alabama 14, No. 1 Penn State 7, Sugar Bowl
Sept. 26, 1981 -- No. 1 Southern Cal 28, No. 2 Oklahoma 24
Jan. 1, 1983 -- No. 2 Penn State 27, No. 1 Georgia 23, Sugar Bowl
Oct. 19, 1985 -- No. 1 Iowa 12, No. 2 Michigan 10
Sept. 27, 1986 -- No. 2 Miami 28, No. 1 Oklahoma 16
Jan. 2, 1987 -- No. 2 Penn State 14, No. 1 Miami 10, Fiesta Bowl
Nov. 21, 1987 -- No. 2 Oklahoma 17, No. 1 Nebraska 7
Jan. 1, 1988 -- No. 2 Miami 20, No. 1 Oklahoma 14, Orange Bowl
Nov. 26, 1988 -- No. 1 Notre Dame 27, No. 2 Southern Cal 10
Sept. 16, 1989 -- No. 1 Notre Dame 24, No. 2 Michigan 19
Nov. 16, 1991 -- No. 2 Miami 17, No. 1 Florida State 16
Jan. 1, 1993 -- No. 2 Alabama 34, No. 1 Miami 13, Sugar Bowl
Nov. 13, 1993 -- No. 2 Notre Dame 31, No. 1 Florida State 24
Jan. 1, 1994 -- No. 1 Florida State 18, No. 2 Nebraska 16, Orange Bowl
Jan. 2, 1996 -- No. 1 Nebraska 62, No. 2 Florida 24, Fiesta Bowl
Nov. 30, 1996 -- No. 2 Florida State 24, No. 1 Florida 21
Jan. 2, 1999 -- No. 1 Tennessee 23, No. 2 Florida State 16, Fiesta Bowl

 
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