UPI data 1970_2017  << This link reveals every UPI / Coaches Poll since 1970. Please sort the data below to review the number of opponents in this poll each national champion faced in the year they won their title.

Year Team# Opp. in Final UPI Top 20 % Opp. in UPI Top 20 SoSSched StrengthOpp W/L%PAM W/L %POTABBPP
1970 Nebraska40.33310.2123 / 1230.4740.6040.2500.273
1970 Ohio State20.2009.0429 / 1230.4810.5630.2000.182
1970 Texas30.27310.9314 / 1230.5250.5490.2730.273
1971 Nebraska40.308
8.7912 / 1280.5650.7590.3080.333
1972 USC40.3339.0819 / 1270.5230.7400.1670.182
1973 Alabama30.2507.6832 / 1290.5330.7140.4170.455
1973 Notre Dame20.1827.4036 / 1290.4930.6730.2730.273
1974 Oklahoma20.182
7.4326 / 1290.5200.5770.2730.273
1974 USC20.1676.3240 / 1290.4930.6730.1670.182
1975 Oklahoma40.33311.3203 / 1370.5620.7260.5000.545
1976 Pitt20.1674.9856 / 1370.4670.5580.2500.250
1977 Notre Dame30.2509.9304 / 1450.5590.5820.3330.308
1978 Alabama40.33311.8305 / 1380.5910.6960.4170.333
1978 USC60.46213.2002 / 1380.6310.7410.4620.400
1979 Alabama20.1674.0462 / 1200.4310.6530.3330.267
1980 Georgia20.1675.6451 / 1380.4070.5370.2500.200
1981 Clemson3
0.2505.8437 / 1370.4850.6150.2500.188
1982 Penn State60.50010.2703 / 1130.6290.8200.5830.438
1983 Miami30.2506.6815 / 1120.5220.7020.4170.313
1984 BYU00.000-1.6382 / 1100.4090.3960.1540.111
1985 Oklahoma30.2505.0319 / 1100.5640.7070.5000.333
1986 Penn State30.2505.9113 / 1050.5290.6600.2500.167
1987 Miami30.2504.9822 / 1040.5470.6210.5000.333
1988 Notre Dame40.3337.6802 /1050.5290.6540.4170.294
1989 Miami50.4173.0440 / 1060.5320.8200.4170.278
1991 Colorado50.3859.0602 / 1070.5870.6080.5380.368
1990 Georgia Tech30.2504.2828 / 1070.5470.5660.4170.263
1991 Miami30.2504.1726 / 1070.5320.6500.5000.333
1991 Washington30.2505.9708 / 1070.5150.4710.3330.222
1992 Alabama40.308
2.7432 / 1070.5230.6670.3080.222
1993 Florida State40.3085.7621 / 1060.5970.7020.4620.316
1994 Nebraska30.2312.2640 / 1070.5130.5880.4620.316
1995 Nebraska40.3333.7824 / 1080.5400.7840.4170.278
1996 Florida50.3855.317 / 1110.6000.7140.4620.333
1997 Michigan30.2504.4732 / 1120.5210.7930.5830.350
1997 Nebraska30.231
2.5341 / 1120.5030.5930.3850.250
1998 Tennessee40.3084.4226 / 1120.5360.6440.6150.364
1999 Florida State30.2505.5813 / 1140.5770.6920.5830.304
2000 Oklahoma50.385
5.3214 / 1160.5540.6450.5390.280
2001 Miami50.4175.0822 / 1170.5740.7540.5000.240
2002 Ohio State40.2863.9921 / 1170.5520.7190.5710.286
2003 LSU40.2863.2841 / 1170.5390.7190.4290.214
2003 USC20.154
3.636 / 1170.5180.6730.5380.250
2004 USC40.3088.2205 / 1200.5390.5790.5380.250
2005 Texas30.2314.9823 / 1190.5710.6320.5380.250
2006 Florida40.2866.9504 / 1190.6110.6290.6430.281
2007 LSU50.357
5.7714 / 1200.5810.6350.5710.250
2008 Florida30.2145.5805 / 1200.5990.7230.6430.265
2009 Alabama40.2866.6202 / 1200.5980.7710.6430.265
2010 Auburn50.357
5.9509 / 1200.5980.7170.6430.257
2011 Alabama30.2314.2117 / 1200.6120.7890.6150.229
2012 Alabama40.2865.5114 / 1240.5450.6610.5710.229
2013 Florida State20.1431.2959 / 1250.5490.5630.5000.200
2014 Ohio State40.2675.1717 / 1280.6040.7320.7330.282
2015 Alabama40.2677.4601 / 1280.6820.8410.8000.293
2016 Clemson40.267
6.5504 / 1280.6410.7500.8670.317
2017 Alabama50.3575.4622 / 1300.6180.7540.6430.225