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Past FBS champions

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Below is a list of every school that has won a college football national title. AP started awarding national champions in 1936, while the BCS was created in 1998.

Bowl Championship Series Era
YearSchoolSelecting organization
2011 Alabama BCS, AP, FWAA, NFF
2010 Auburn BCS, AP, FWAA, NFF
2009 Alabama BCS, AP, FWAA, NFF
2008 Florida BCS, AP, FWAA, NFF
2007 LSU BCS, AP, FWAA, NFF
2006 Florida BCS, AP, FWAA, NFF
2005 Texas BCS, AP, FWAA, NFF
2004 Southern California BCS, AP, FWAA, NFF
2003 LSU BCS, NFF
Southern California AP, FWAA
2002 Ohio State BCS, AP, FWAA, NFF
2001 Miami (Fla.) BCS, AP, FWAA, NFF
2000 Oklahoma BCS, AP, FWAA, NFF
1999 Florida State BCS, AP, FWAA, NFF
1998 Tennessee BCS, AP, FWAA, NFF

Pre-BCS Era
YearSchoolSelecting organization
1997 Michigan
Nebraska
AP, FWAA, NFF
USA/ESPN
1996 Florida AP, FWAA, NFF,USA/CNN
1995 Nebraska AP, FWAA, NFF, USA/CNN, UPI
1994 Nebraska AP, FWAA, NFF, USA/CNN, UPI
1993 Florida St. AP, FWAA, NFF, USA/CNN, UPI
1992 Alabama AP, FWAA, NFF, USA/CNN, UPI
1991 Washington
Miami (Fla.)
FWAA, NFF, USA/CNN, UPI
AP
1990 Colorado
Georgia Tech
FWAA, NFF, USA/CNN, AP
UPI
1989 Miami (Fla.) AP, FWAA, NFF, USA/CNN, UPI
1988 Notre Dame AP, FWAA, NFF, USA/CNN, UPI
1987 Miami (Fla.) AP, FWAA, NFF, USA/CNN, UPI
1986 Penn St. AP, FWAA, NFF, USA/CNN, UPI
1985 Oklahoma AP, FWAA, NFF, USA/CNN, UPI
1984 Brigham Young AP, FWAA, NFF, USA/CNN, UPI
1983 Miami (Fla.) AP, FWAA, NFF, USA/CNN, UPI
1982 Penn St. AP, FWAA, NFF, USA/CNN, UPI
1981 Clemson AP, FWAA, NFF, UPI
1980 Georgia AP, FWAA, NFF, UPI
1979 Alabama AP, FWAA, NFF, UPI
1978 Alabama
Southern California
AP, FWAA, NFF
UPI
1977 Notre Dame AP, FWAA, NFF, UPI
1976 Pittsburgh AP, FWAA, NFF, UPI
1975 Oklahoma AP, FWAA, NFF, UPI
1974 Southern California
Oklahoma
FWAA, NFF, UPI
AP
1973 Notre Dame
Alabama
AP, FWAA, NFF
UPI
1972 Southern California AP, FWAA, NFF, UPI
1971 Nebraska AP, FWAA, NFF, UPI
1970 Nebraska
Texas
Ohio St.
AP, FWAA
NFF, UPI
NFF
1969 Texas AP, FWAA, NFF, UPI
1968 Ohio St. AP, FWAA, NFF, UPI
1967 Southern California AP, FWAA, NFF, UPI
1966 Notre Dame
Michigan St.
AP, FWAA, NFF, UPI
NFF
1965 Michigan St.
Alabama
FWAA, NFF, UPI
AP, FWAA
1964 Alabama
Arkansas
Notre Dame
AP, UPI
FWAA
NFF
1963 Texas AP, FWAA, NFF, UPI
1962 Southern California AP, FWAA, NFF, UPI
1961 Alabama
Ohio St.
AP, NFF, UPI
FWAA
1960 Minnesota
Mississippi
AP, NFF, UPI
FWAA
1959 Syracuse AP, FWAA, NFF, UPI
1958 LSU
Iowa
AP, UPI
FWAA
1957 Ohio St.
Auburn
FWAA, UPI
AP
1956 Oklahoma AP, FWAA, UPI
1955 Oklahoma AP, FWAA, UPI
1954 UCLA
Ohio St.
FWAA, UPI
AP
1953 Maryland AP, UPI
1952 Michigan St. AP, UPI
1951 Tennessee AP, UPI
1950 Oklahoma AP, UPI
1949 Notre Dame AP
1948 Michigan AP
1947 Notre Dame AP
1946 Notre Dame AP
1945 Army AP
1944 Army AP
1943 Notre Dame AP
1942 Ohio St. AP
1941 Minnesota AP
1940 Minnesota AP
1939 Texas A&M AP
1938 Texas Christian AP
1937 Pittsburgh AP
1936 Minnesota AP

Pre-AP Poll Era
YearSchoolSelecting organization
Year School Selecting organization
1935 Minnesota CFRA, HAF, NCF
1934 Minnesota CFRA, HAF, NCF
1933 Michigan CFRA, HAF, NCF
1932 Southern California CFRA, HAF, NCF
1931 Southern California CFRA, HAF, NCF
1930 Alabama
Notre Dame
CFRA
HAF, NCF
1929 Notre Dame CFRA, HAF, NCF
1928 Georgia Tech. CFRA, HAF, NCF
1927 Illinois
Yale
HAF, NCF
CFRA
1926 Alabama
Stanford
CFRA, HAF, NCF
HAF
1925 Alabama CFRA, HAF, NCF
1924 Notre Dame CFRA, HAF, NCF
1923 Illinois
Michigan
CFRA, HAF, NCF
NCF
1922 California
Cornell
Princeton
NCF
HAF
CFRA, NCF
1921 California
Cornell
CFRA
NCF, HAF
1920 California CFRA, HAF, NCF
1919 Harvard
Illinois
Notre Dame
Texas A&M
CFRA, HAF, NCF
CFRA
NCF
NCF
1918 Michigan
Pittsburg
NCF
HAF, NCF
1917 Georgia Tech. HAF, NCF
1916 Pittsburgh HAF, NCF
1915 Cornell HAF, NCF
1914 Army HAF, NCF
1913 Harvard HAF, NCF
1912 Harvard
Penn St.
HAF, NCF
NCF
1911 Penn St.
Princeton
NCF
HAF, NCF
1910 Harvard
Pittsburgh
HAF, NCF
NCF
1909 Yale HAF, NCF
1908 LSU
Pennsylvania
NCF
HAF, NCF
1907 Yale HAF, NCF
1906 Princeton HAF, NCF
1905 Chicago HAF, NCF
1904 Michigan
Pennsylvania
NCF
HAF, NCF
1903 Michigan
Princeton
NCF
HAF, NCF
1902 Michigan HAF, NCF
1901 Michigan HAF, NCF
1900 Yale HAF, NCF
1899 Harvard HAF, NCF
1898 Harvard HAF, NCF
1897 Pennsylvania HAF, NCF
1896 Lafayette
Princeton
NCF
HAF, NCF
1895 Pennsylvania HAF, NCF
1894 Yale HAF, NCF
1893 Princeton HAF, NCF
1892 Yale HAF, NCF
1891 Yale HAF, NCF
1890 Harvard HAF, NCF
1889 Princeton HAF, NCF
1888 Yale HAF, NCF
1887 Yale HAF, NCF
1886 Yale HAF, NCF
1885 Princeton HAF, NCF
1884 Yale HAF, NCF
1883 Yale HAF, NCF
1882 Yale NCF
1881 Yale NCF
1880 Princeton
Yale
NCF
NCF
1879 Princeton NCF
1878 Princeton NCF
1877 Yale NCF
1876 Yale NCF
1875 Harvard NCF
1874 Yale NCF
1873 Princeton NCF
1872 Princeton NCF
1871 None selected
1870 Princeton NCF
1869 Princeton NCF

AP - Associated Press
BCS - Bowl College Series
CFRA - College Football Researchers Association
FWAA - Football Writers Association of America
HAF - Helms Athletic Foundation
NCF - National Championship Foundation
NFF - National Football Foundation/College Football Hall of Fame
UPI - United Press International
USA/CNN - USA Today/CNN
USA/ESPN - USA Today/ESPN

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