Football Continues to Receive Votes in AFCA Top 25
Midwestern State is still receiving votes in the most recent American Football Coaches' Association Top 25 Poll released Monday afternoon.
The Mustangs received 10 fewer votes with five after a first-week bye.
Midwestern opens the season at Missouri S&T Saturday night in Rolla. Kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m.
The game can be heard locally on KWFB BOB-FM in Wichita Falls beginning with the Taco Casa Pregame Show at 6.
The Mustangs are one of 12 teams from NCAA Division II's Super Region 4 receiving mention in the poll which includes five from the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association, four from the Lone Star Conference, two from the Great American Conference and one out of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference.
Northwest Missouri State moved up a place to No. 2 and received a first-place vote after thumping Truman (Mo.) 65-3.
The Bearcats are followed by Abilene Christian at No. 3. The Wildcats rallied before surviving a late Tarleton State surge for a 27-24 win Thursday in Stephenville.
Texas A&M-Kingsville bumped ahead a spot to No. 6 on the strength of a 21-10 victory at then-No. 22 Central Washington, while Central Missouri and Washburn (Kan.) moved ahead the places to Nos. 15 and 18, respectively.
Pittsburg State (Kan.) catapulted to No. 25 on the strength of a 34-7 win at Missouri Western.
Central Washington, West Texas A&M, Harding (Ark.), Henderson State (Ark.), MSU and Missouri Western are all receiving votes.