1972 College Football Major Conference Champions

Atlantic CoastNorth Carolina6–0
Big EightNebraska‡5–1–1
Big TenOhio St./Michigan7–1
Ivy LeagueDartmouth5–1–1
Mid-AmericanKent St.4–1
Missouri ValleyL'ville/Drake/W.Texas4–1
Pacific Coast AASan Diego St.4–0
Pacific-8Southern Cal7–0
SouthernEast Carolina7–0
Western AthleticArizona St.5–1
‡Oklahoma was 6–1 in the Big Eight, but after the season had to forfeit three wins for using an ineligible player.

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1972 College Football Recap