Lenoir-Rhyne No. 8 and Wingate No. 19 in Latest AFCA Division II Coaches Poll

Lenoir-Rhyne No. 8 and Wingate No. 19 in Latest AFCA Division II Coaches Poll

After the second week of NCAA Division II football action, the Lenoir-Rhyne Bears and Wingate Bulldogs remain ranked in the latest AFCA Division II Coaches Poll. 

The Bears defeated Virginia Union 28-11 and stayed strong at No. 8, while Wingate moved to No. 19 after a 34-24 win over Fayetteville State. 

Carson-Newman received votes but fell just shy of the Top-25 ranking for the second week in a row.

2019 American Football Coaches Association Division II Coaches' Poll – September 16, 2019

Rank

School (1st votes)

Rec.

Pts.

Prev.

Week 2

Next Game

1

Valdosta St. (Ga.) (31)

2-0

799

1

D. Ohio Dominican, 48-21

Sept. 21 vs. No. 20 West Alabama

2

Ferris St. (Mich.) (1)

2-0

768

2

D. Central Washington, 62-28

Sept. 21 at Ashland (Ohio)

3

Minnesota St.

2-0

730

3

D. Augustana (S.D.), 27-7

Sept. 21 at Concordia-St. Paul (Minn.)

4

Tarleton St. (Texas)

2-0

678

5

D. Doane (Neb.), 56-3

Sept. 21 vs. West Texas A&M

5

Notre Dame (Ohio)

2-0

649

4

D. West Liberty (W.Va.), 43-24

Sept. 21 vs. Fairmont St. (W.Va.)

6

Ouachita Baptist (Ark.)

2-0

637

6

D. Arkansas Tech, 42-13

Sept. 21 Northwestern Oklahoma St.

7

Northwest Missouri St.

2-0

614

7

D Washburn (Kan.), 38-17

Sept. 21 at Missouri Southern St.

8

Lenoir-Rhyne (N.C.)

2-0

571

8

D. Virginia Union, 28-11

Sept. 21 vs. Newberry (S.C.)

9

Colorado St.-Pueblo

2-0

541

9

D. Chadron St. (Neb.), 42-21

Sept. 21 vs. No. 17 Colorado School of Mines

10

Grand Valley St. (Mich.)

2-0

505

10

D. Delta St. (Miss.), 28-24

Sept. 21 at Northwood (Mich.)

11

Slippery Rock (Pa.)

2-0

465

11

D. Shippensburg (Pa.), 54-19

Sept. 21 vs. Millersville (Pa.)

12

Texas A&M-Commerce

2-0

415

12

D. Western Oregon, 34-27

Sept. 21 vs. Eastern New Mexico

13

Minnesota-Duluth

2-0

401

13

D. Minnesota St.-Moorhead, 48-20

Sept. 21 vs. St. Cloud State (Minn.)

14

Indianapolis (Ind.)

2-0

378

15

D. Hillsdale (Mich.), 48-21

Sept. 21 at McKendree (Ill.)

15

West Georgia

2-0

376

14

D. Limestone (S.C.), 24-14

Sept. 21 vs. Albany St. (Ga.)

16

Midwestern St. (Texas)

2-0

313

16

D. Lindenwood (Mo.), 28-27

Sept. 21 vs. Texas-Permian Basin

17

Colorado School of Mines

2-0

293

17

D. Black Hills St. (S.D.), 52-7

Sept. 21 at No. 9 Colorado St.-Pueblo

18

West Chester (Pa.)

2-0

218

19

D. Gannon (Pa.), 48-14

Sept. 21 vs. Seton Hill (Pa.)

19

Wingate (N.C.)

2-0

214

18

D. Fayetteville St. (N.C.), 34-24

Sept. 21 vs. Carson-Newman (Tenn.)

20

West Alabama

2-0

190

20

D. Tusculum (Tenn.), 47-14

Sept. 21 at No. 1 Valdosta St. (Ga.)

21

Central Missouri

2-0

164

21

D. Northeastern St. (Okla.), 70-7

Sept. 21 at Missouri Western St.

22

Pittsburg St. (Kan.)

2-0

136

23

D. Emporia St. (Kan.), 47-23

Sept. 21 vs. Northeastern St. (Okla.)

23

Harding (Ark.)

1-1

84

22

D. Arkansas-Monticello, 24-0

Sept. 21 at Southern Arkansas

24

Indiana (Pa.)

2-0

81

24

D. Millersville (Pa.), 54-0

Sept. 21 vs. Lock Haven (Pa.)

25

Bowie St. (Md.)

2-0

38

NR

D. Shaw (N.C.), 26-21

Sept. 21 vs. Alderson Broaddus (W.Va.)

Dropped Out: Fort Hays St. (Kan.) (25)

Others Receiving Votes: West Texas A&M, 31; Ashland (Ohio), 25; Florida Tech, 14; Carson-Newman (Tenn.), 10; Kutztown (Pa.), 10; St. Cloud State (Minn.), 8; Saginaw Valley St. (Mich.), 7; Eastern New Mexico, 5; Shepherd (W.Va.), 5; Colorado Mesa, 4; Southern Arkansas, 4; Virginia Union, 4; California (Pa.), 3; Missouri S&T, 3; Missouri Western St., 2; Truman St. (Mo.), 2; West Florida, 2; Fairmont St. (W.Va.), 1; Henderson St. (Ark.), 1; Ohio Dominican, 1.

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