NORTHWESTERN FOOTBALL RANKED 25TH IN 2010 NAIA COACHES PRESEASON POLL

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NORTHWESTERN FOOTBALL RANKED 25TH IN 2010 NAIA COACHES PRESEASON POLL

In addition to being selected to win the Central States Football League, the Northwestern Oklahoma State University Ranger Football Team has been chosen as the 25th team in the NAIA, according to the NAIA Coaches Preseason Poll released on August 9.

The poll was voted upon by a panel of head coaches representing each of the conferences and independents. The first regular season Football Coaches’ Top 25 Poll will be announced on Sept. 13.

Northwestern kicks off the 2010 football season on the road at NCAA Division II Colorado State University – Pueblo at 7 p.m. on Saturday, September 4.

2010 NAIA Football Top 25 Preseason Coaches' Poll

 

RANK

LAST WEEK^

SCHOOL (1ST PLACE VOTES)

2009 RECORD

TOTAL POINTS

1

1

University of Sioux Falls (S.D.) (11)

15-0

334

2

2

Lindenwood University (Mo.) (3)

13-1

328

3

3

Carroll College (Mont.)

13-1

318

4

4

Saint Xavier University (Ill.) (1)

13-1

303

5

5

Morningside College (Iowa)

10-2

286

6

T6

MidAmerica Nazarene University (Kan.)

10-2

268

7

T6

Lambuth University (Tenn.)

12-1

255

8

9

McKendree University (Ill.)

9-2

241

9

8

Ottawa University (Kan.)

11-1

239

10

10

Missouri Valley College

8-3

224

11

11

University of the Cumberlands (Ky.)

9-2

217

12

12

McPherson College (Kan.)

9-2

192

13

13

Hastings College (Neb.)

9-3

179

14

14

Minot State University (N.D.)

8-3

162

15

15

Friends University (Kan.)

8-2

160

16

16

Walsh University (Ohio)

8-3

149

17

17

University of Saint Francis (Ind.)

7-3

135

18

18

Dickinson State University (N.D.)

7-4

113

19

19

Langston University (Okla.)

8-4

100

20

20

Grand View University (Iowa)

8-3

96

21

21

Eastern Oregon University

7-4

74

22

22

Taylor University (Ind.)

7-3

66

23

23

Northwestern College (Iowa)

7-3

52

24

24

Baker University (Kan.)

7-3

41

25

25

Northwestern Oklahoma State University

7-3

30