Indians jump two spots to No. 23 in AFCA Coaches' Poll
Tuesday, October 30, 2007

WACO, Texas - The Newberry College Indians have jumped to No. 23 nationally in this week's American Football Coaches' Association Division II Coaches' Poll, which was released today. Newberry was previously ranked 25th going in to last week.

The Indians (7-2, 3-2 SAC) beat Tusculum, 17-14, last week to knock the Pioneers from the top of the South Atlantic Conference standings. Newberry currently sits 7th in the NCAA Southeast Region Rankings.

Newberry is one of three South Atlantic Conference teams in the Top 25, with Carson-Newman 12th and Catawba 13th.

The Indians will look to retain the Bishops Trophy on Saturday, when they take on the Lenoir-Rhyne Bears at 2 p.m. at Moretz Stadium in Hickory, N.C.

More details on the rankings can be found here.

American Football Coaches Association Division II Coaches’ Poll
October 30, 2007

Rank

School (1st votes)

Rec.

Pts.

Prev.

1.

Grand Valley St. Univ. (28)

8-0

700

1

2.

Chadron St. College

9-0

652

3

3.

Univ. of Nebraska-Omaha

8-0

651

4

4.

West Texas A&M Univ.

9-0

614

5

5.

California (Pa.) Univ.

9-0

562

6

6.

Northwest Missouri St. Univ.

7-1

540

7

7.

Univ. of North Dakota

7-1

510

9

8.

Valdosta St. Univ.

7-1

495

11

9.

Delta St. Univ.

7-1

469

10

10.

Univ. of North Alabama

7-1

467

2

11.

West Chester Univ.

8-1

399

12

12.

Carson-Newman College

8-1