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Morningside still tops in NAIA football poll

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Morningside remains atop the NAIA Football Coaches' Top 25 in the first regular-season poll. Morningside remains atop the NAIA Football Coaches' Top 25 in the first regular-season poll.

Morningside remains atop the NAIA Football Coaches' Top 25 in the first regular-season poll. The Mustangs, who began the season ranked No. 1 after a national runner-up finish in 2012, are 2-0 on the season with wins over Valley City State (N.D.) and Nebraska Wesleyan, who both received votes in the preseason poll. Morningside tallied 314 points and all 14 first place votes en route to its second No. 1 ranking in school history.

2013 NAIA Football Coaches' Top 25 Poll (Sept. 16)
RANK LAST TIME^ SCHOOL (1ST PLACE VOTES) 2013 RECORD TOTAL POINTS
1 1 Morningside (Iowa) (14) 2-0 314
2 5 Saint Francis (Ind.) 1-0 301
3 8 Cumberlands (Ky.) 3-0 282
4 12 Carroll (Mont.) 3-0 272
5 4 Saint Xavier (Ill.) 1-1 255
6 6 Georgetown (Ky.) 1-1 241
7 11 St. Ambrose (Iowa) 1-0 239
8 15 Baker (Kan.) 2-0 238
9 19 Grand View (Iowa) 2-0 205
10 17 Tabor (Kan.) 2-0 202
11 2 Missouri Valley 0-1 196
12 7 Montana Tech 1-1 175
13 18 Ottawa (Kan.) 1-1 168
14 24 Benedictine (Kan.) 2-0 141
15 10 MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.) 0-1 124
16 2 Marian (Ind.) 1-2 120
17 RV St. Francis (Ill.) 2-0 113
18 20 Doane (Neb.) 1-1 100
19 RV Rocky Mountain (Mont.) 3-0 92
20 16 William Penn (Iowa) 1-1 86
21 13 Northwestern (Iowa) 1-1 73
22 RV Robert Morris (Ill.) 3-0 72
23 NR Faulkner (Ala.) 3-0 47
24 NR Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) 3-0 34
25 NR Pikeville (Ky.) 3-0 25

Others Receiving Votes: Valley City State (N.D.) 17; Montana Western 16; Bacone (Okla.) 13; Concordia (Neb.) 11; Peru State (Neb.) 9; Friends (Kan.) 8
^ 2013 NAIA Football Coaches Preseason Top 25 Poll (Aug. 12)

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