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Mountaineers Move Up Three Spots In TSN Poll PDF Print
Written by MIke Kelly   
Monday, 10 September 2012 12:27

The Appalachian State University football team, fresh off its huge win at home against Montana in a top-25, early season showdown at Kidd Brewer

Stadium, has moved up three spots in this week's The Sports Network Top 25 College Football Poll.
The Mountaineers (1-1), who were ranked 11th last week, are eighth this week. Wofford, which demolished Lincoln College of Pennsylvania on Saturday, moved up one spot to ninth. Georgia Southern, which was ranked third, falls eight spots to 11th after the Eagles dropped a 23-21 decision against The Citadel on Saturday.
The Bulldogs (2-0 overall; 1-0 Southern Conference), who make their way to Boone Saturday to play ASU (1:30 p.m. air time on AM 1450, WATA), crack the Top 25 this week. The Bulldgos are ranked 21st.
Defending national champion North Dakota State (2-0) moves to No.1 as the Bison defeated Colorado State, an FBS school, 22-7 Saturday in Fort Collins, CO. Sam Houston State, which had the week off, falls to No.2. Montana State, James Madison and Youngstown State round out the top five.

 


The Sports Network FCS Top 25
College Football Poll

 


         Team         (First-place votes) Record Points Previous Rank
1. North Dakota State Bison    (94)         2-0   3946         2
2. Sam Houston State Bearkats  (61)         1-0   3897         1
3. Montana State Bobcats        (1)         2-0   3485         4
4. James Madison Dukes          (1)         2-0   3398         5
5. Youngstown State Penguins    (4)         2-0   3367         6
6. Old Dominion Monarchs                    2-0   3037         7
7. Northern Iowa Panthers                   1-1   2884         8
8. ASU Mountaineers           1-1   2796        11
9. Wofford Terriers                         2-0   2554        10
10. Eastern Washington Eagles               1-1   2431         9
11. Georgia Southern Eagles                 1-1   2201         3
12. Towson Tigers                           0-1   1987        13
13. Delaware Blue Hens                      2-0   1900        15
14. Montana Grizzlies                       1-1   1756        12
15. Illinois State Redbirds                 2-0   1692        18
16. Lehigh Mountain Hawks                   2-0   1639        16
17. Stony Brook Seawolves                   2-0   1460        17
18. New Hampshire Wildcats                  1-1   1422        14
19. McNeese State Cowboys                   2-0    962        22
20. Eastern Kentucky Colonels               1-1    704        21
21. The Citadel Bulldogs                    2-0    649        NR
22. Indiana State Sycamores                 1-1    567        23
23. Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks           1-1    564        19
24. Jacksonville State Gamecocks            1-1    509        24
25. Maine Black Bears                       0-1    472        20

 


Others receiving votes: Central Arkansas 462, Norfolk State 256, Bethune-Cookman 207, Harvard 159, Northern Arizona 158, Sacramento State 149, North Dakota 123, UT Martin 71, Tennessee Tech 64, Cal Poly 52, Albany 50, Samford 41, South Dakota State 36, Tennessee State 29, Richmond 24, Alabama State 23, Eastern Illinois 21, Penn 17, Southern Utah 16, South Carolina State 15, Western Illinois 11, Lafayette 9, Coastal Carolina 9, William & Mary 7, Southeast Missouri State 7, Georgetown 6, Liberty 6, Idaho State 4, Villanova 4, Alcorn State 3, Alabama A&M 2, Murray State 1, Monmouth 1, Drake 1, Cornell 1, Chattanooga 1.

 

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