|ASU No.1 in TSN Poll|
|Written by Mike Kelly|
|Monday, 11 October 2010 12:16|
For the second week in a row, the Appalachian State football team finds itself sitting on top of the college football world.The Mountaineers (5-0 overall; 3-0 in the Southern Conference), who staved off upset-minded Elon are ranked No.1 in The Sports Network/Fathead.com Top 25 FCS College Football Poll. The Mountaineers received the whopping total of 106 first-place votes. Delaware (6-0) is ranked second. The Fightin' Blue Hens received 29 first-place votes.
Jacksonville State (ten first-place votes), William & Mary and Stephen F. Austin (one first-place vote) round out the top five; Villanova, James Madison, UMass, Montana State and South Carolina State round out the top ten. Wofford, ranked 21st last week, move up to 14th in this week's poll.
The Terriers (4-1 ovearll; 2-0 and in second place in the SoCon) picked up a huge road win (33-31) at Georgia Southern on Saturday; the Eagles, who were ranked 16th, fall to 21st. Elon, despite a 2-4 record, is ranked 24th.
ASU takes on The Citadel Saturday night at home. As of now, quarterback DeAndre Presley, who suffered a head injury at the end of last Saturday's game against Elon, is listed as day-to-day for this week's match up against the Bulldogs. Our coverage begins at 4 pm on AM 1450, WATA.
The Sports Network/Fathead.com FCS Top-25 College Football Poll
Team (First-place votes) Record Points Previous Rank
1. Appalachian State Mountaineers (106) 5-0 3,586 1
Others receiving votes: Furman 285, Western Illinois 280, Texas State 273, Jacksonville 192, Chattanooga 183, Grambling State 135, Northern Arizona 100, McNeese State 67, Jackson State 66, Hampton 59, Dayton 58, Robert Morris 50, Central Arkansas 37, South Dakota State 37, Sacramento State 28, Colgate 26, Tennessee State 23, Harvard 19, Southeastern Louisiana 15, Nicholls State 12, South Dakota 11, Youngstown State 11, UC Davis 9, North Dakota 8, Indiana State 8, Florida A&M 8, Yale 6, Lehigh 4, Drake 3, Alcorn State 3, Weber State 2, Columbia 1, Dartmouth 1, Maine 1, San Diego 1.
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