Major Conference Champions
|Big Ten||Michigan St.‡||7–0|
|Missouri Valley||Tulsa/North Texas St.||3–1|
*Athletic Assn of Western Universities.
‡Michigan St. ineligible for Big 10 berth in Rose Bowl because of “no repeat” rule.
|Bowl Games with Top 20 Teams||1966 College Football Recap||Heisman Trophy Voting|