College Football National Champions

Name every college football national champion recognised by the NCAA's major selectors.
Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/College_football_national_championships_in_NCAA_Division_I_FBS
*1960 co-champion won a game by forfeit despite losing on-field
**2004 champion had two wins and its national championship vacated by the NCAA
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Year
Rec.
Team
1869
1–1
Princeton
1–1
Rutgers
1870
1–0
Princeton
1871
N/A
None
1872
1–0
Princeton
1872
1–0
Yale
1873
2–0
Princeton
1874
1–1
Harvard
2–0
Princeton
3–0
Yale
1875
3–1–1
Columbia
4–0
Harvard
2–0
Princeton
1876
3–0
Yale
1877
2–0–1
Princeton
3–0–1
Yale
1878
6–0
Princeton
1879
4–0–1
Princeton
3–0–2
Yale
1880
4–0–1
Princeton
4–0–1
Yale
1881
7–0–2
Princeton
5–0–1
Yale
1882
8–0
Yale
1883
9–0
Yale
1884
9–0–1
Princeton
8–0–1
Yale
1885
9–0
Princeton
1886
7–0–1
Princeton
9–0–1
Yale
1887
9–0
Yale
1888
13–0
Yale
1889
10–0
Princeton
1890
11–0
Harvard
1891
13–0
Yale
1892
13–0
Yale
1893
11–0
Princeton
10–1
Yale
1894
12–0
Penn
8–2
Princeton
16–0
Yale
1895
14–0
Penn
13–0–2
Yale
1896
11–0–1
Lafayette
10–0–1
Princeton
1897
15–0
Penn
9–0–2
Yale
1898
11–0
Harvard
11–0–1
Princeton
1899
10–0–1
Harvard
12–1
Princeton
1900
12–0
Yale
1901
12–0
Harvard
11–0
Michigan
1902
11–0
Michigan
11–0–1
Yale
1903
11–0–1
Michigan
11–0
Princeton
1904
10–0
Michigan
13–0
Minnesota
12–0
Penn
1905
10–0
Chicago
10–0
Yale
1906
9–0–1
Princeton
9–0–1
Yale
1907
9–0–1
Yale
1908
9–0–1
Harvard
10–0
LSU
11–0–1
Penn
1909
10–0
Yale
1910
8–0–1
Harvard
9–0
Pittsburgh
1911
6–0–1
Minnesota
8–0–1
Penn State
8–0–2
Princeton
1912
9–0
Harvard
8–0
Penn State
1913
8–0
Auburn
7–0
Chicago
9–0
Harvard
1914
9–0
Army
7–0
Illinois
8–0
Texas
1915
9–0
Cornell
6–0–1
Minnesota
10–0
Oklahoma
8–0
Pittsburgh
1916
9–0
Army
8–0-1
Georgia Tech
8–0
Pittsburgh
1917
9–0
Georgia Tech
1918
5–0
Michigan
4–1
Pittsburgh
1919
9–0
Centre
9–0–1
Harvard
6–1
Illinois
9–0
Notre Dame
10–0
Texas A&M
1920
9–0
California
8–0–1
Georgia
8–0–1
Harvard
9–0
Notre Dame
6–0–1
Princeton
1921
9–0–1
California
8–0
Cornell
7–0
Iowa
9–0
Lafayette
7–0–1
Vanderbilt
10–0–1
Washington & Jefferson
1922
9–0
California
8–0
Cornell
7–0
Iowa
8–0
Princeton
8–0–1
Vanderbilt
1923
9–0–1
California
8–0
Cornell
8–0
Illinois
8–0
Michigan
8–0
Yale
1924
10–0
Notre Dame
9–1–1
Penn
1925
10–0
Alabama
8–0
Dartmouth
7–1
Michigan
1926
9–0–1
Alabama
9–0
Lafayette
7–1
Michigan
9–0–1
Navy
10–0–1
Stanford
1927
9–1
Georgia
7–0–1
Illinois
7–1–1
Notre Dame
8–0–1
Texas A&M
7–1
Yale
1928
9–0
Detroit
10–0
Georgia Tech
9–0–1
USC
1929
9–0
Notre Dame
9–1
Pittsburgh
10–2
USC
1930
10–0
Alabama
10–0
Notre Dame
1931
8–1
Pittsburgh
9–1
Purdue
10–1
USC
1932
9–0
Colgate
8–0
Michigan
10–0
USC
1933
7–0–1
Michigan
7–1
Ohio State
9–0
Princeton
10–1–1
USC
1934
10–0
Alabama
8–0
Minnesota
1935
9–2
LSU
8–0
Minnesota
9–0
Princeton
12–1
SMU
12–1
TCU
1936
9–1
Duke
9–1–1
LSU
7–1
Minnesota
8–1–1
Pittsburgh
1937
10–0–1
California
9–0–1
Pittsburgh
1938
8–1
Notre Dame
11–0
TCU
11–0
Tennessee
1939
8–0
Cornell
11–0
Texas A&M
8–0–2
USC
1940
8–0
Minnesota
10–0
Stanford
10–1
Tennessee
1941
9–2
Alabama
8–0
Minnesota
8–1–1
Texas
1942
11–1
Georgia
9–1
Ohio State
8–1–1
Wisconsin
1943
9–1
Notre Dame
1944
9–0
Army
9–0
Ohio State
1945
10–0
Alabama
9–0
Army
7–2
Ohio State
9–0
Oklahoma A&M
1946
9–0–1
Army
Year
Rec.
Team
1946
11–0
Georgia
8–0–1
Notre Dame
1947
10–0
Michigan
9–0
Notre Dame
1948
9–0
Michigan
1949
10–0
Notre Dame
11–0
Oklahoma
1950
11–1
Kentucky
10–1
Oklahoma
9–0
Princeton
11–1
Tennessee
1951
11–0–1
Georgia Tech
9–0–1
Illinois
10–0
Maryland
9–0
Michigan State
10–1
Tennessee
1952
12–0
Georgia Tech
9–0
Michigan State
1953
10–1
Maryland
9–0–1
Notre Dame
9–1–1
Oklahoma
1954
10–0
Ohio State
9–0
UCLA
1955
9–1
Michigan State
11–0
Oklahoma
1956
10–1
Georgia Tech
9–1
Iowa
10–0
Oklahoma
10–1
Tennessee
1957
10–0
Auburn
8–1
Michigan State
9–1
Ohio State
10–1
Oklahoma
1958
8–1–1
Iowa
11–0
LSU
1959
10–1
Ole Miss
11–0
Syracuse
1960
8–1
Iowa
8–2
Minnesota
10–0–1
Ole Miss
11–0*
Missouri
10–1
Washington
1961
11–0
Alabama
8–0–1
Ohio State
1962
9–1–1
LSU
10–0
Ole Miss
11–0
USC
1963
11–0
Texas
1964
10–1
Alabama
11–0
Arkansas
9–1
Michigan
9–1
Notre Dame
1965
9–1–1
Alabama
10–1
Michigan State
1966
11–0
Alabama
9–0–1
Michigan State
9–0–1
Notre Dame
1967
8–2
Notre Dame
10–1
Oklahoma
10–1
USC
9–2
Tennessee
1968
8–1–2
Georgia
10–0
Ohio State
9–1–1
Texas
1969
8–1
Ohio State
11–0
Penn State
11–0
Texas
1970
11–0
Arizona State
11–0–1
Nebraska
10–1
Notre Dame
9–1
Ohio State
10–1
Texas
1971
13–0
Nebraska
1972
12–0
USC
1973
11–1
Alabama
10–0–1
Michigan
11–0
Notre Dame
10–0–1
Ohio State
10–0–1
Oklahoma
1974
10–2
Ohio State
11–0
Oklahoma
10–1–1
USC
1975
11–1
Alabama
12–0
Arizona State
11–1
Ohio State
11–1
Oklahoma
1976
12–0
Pittsburgh
11–1
USC
1977
11–1
Alabama
11–1
Arkansas
11–1
Notre Dame
11–1
Texas
1978
11–1
Alabama
11–1
Oklahoma
12–1
USC
1979
12–0
Alabama
11–0–1
USC
1980
10–2
Florida State
12–0
Georgia
10–2
Nebraska
10–2
Oklahoma
11–1
Pittsburgh
1981
12–0
Clemson
9–3
Nebraska
10–2
Penn State
11–1
Pittsburgh
10–1
SMU
10–1–1
Texas
1982
12–1
Nebraska
11–1
Penn State
11–0–1
SMU
1983
11–1
Auburn
11–1
Miami
12–1
Nebraska
1984
13–0
BYU
9–1–1
Florida
10–2
Nebraska
11–1
Washington
1985
9–1–1
Florida
10–1–1
Michigan
11–1
Oklahoma
1986
11–1
Miami
11–1
Oklahoma
12–0
Penn State
1987
11–1
Florida State
12–0
Miami
1988
11–1
Miami
12–0
Notre Dame
1989
11–1
Miami
12–1
Notre Dame
1990
11–1–1
Colorado
11–0–1
Georgia Tech
10–2
Miami
10–2
Washington
1991
12–0
Miami
12–0
Washington
1992
13–0
Alabama
11–1
Florida State
1993
11–0
Auburn
12–1
Florida State
11–1
Nebraska
11–1
Notre Dame
1994
10–1–1
Florida State
13–0
Nebraska
12–0
Penn State
1995
12–0
Nebraska
1996
12–1
Florida
11–1
Florida State
1997
12–0
Michigan
13–0
Nebraska
1998
11–1
Ohio State
13–0
Tennessee
1999
12–0
Florida State
2000
11–1
Miami
13–0
Oklahoma
2001
12–0
Miami
2002
14–0
Ohio State
11–2
USC
2003
13–1
LSU
12–2
Oklahoma
12–1
USC
2004**
11–0**
USC
2005
13–0
Texas
2006
13–1
Florida
12–1
Ohio State
2007
12–2
LSU
12–2
Missouri
11–2
USC
2008
13–1
Florida
13–0
Utah
2009
14–0
Alabama
2010
14–0
Auburn
13–0
TCU
2011
12–1
Alabama
13–1
LSU
12–1
Oklahoma State
2012
13–1
Alabama
12–1
Notre Dame
2013
14–0
Florida State
2014
14–1
Ohio State
2015
14–1
Alabama
2016
14–1
Alabama
14–1
Clemson
2017
13–1
Alabama
13–0
UCF
2018
15–0
Clemson
2019
15–0
LSU
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