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Major Conference Champions

Big NineIllinois5–0–1
Big SevenOklahoma6–0
Ivy League*Princeton6–0
Mid-AmericanCincinnati3–0
Missouri ValleyTulsa4–0
Pacific CoastStanford6–1
SkylineUtah4–1
SoutheasternGeorgia Tech7–0
 and Tennessee5–0
SouthernMaryland/VMI5–0
SouthwestTCU5–1
*not a formal league until 1956

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