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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - The YSU Penguins haved moved up to third in The Sports Network poll that was released on September 24th. It is the highest ranking for the Penguins since 2001.

The Sports Network FCS Top 25
College Football Poll
 
Team (First-place votes) 2012 Record Points Previous Rank
1. North Dakota State Bison (154) 3-0 4201 1
2. Montana State Bobcats (5) 4-0 3955 2
3. Youngstown State Penguins (10) 4-0 3889 4
4. Old Dominion Monarchs 4-0 3629 5
5. James Madison Dukes 3-1 3399 6
6. Wofford Terriers 3-0 3219 7
7. Eastern Washington Eagles 2-1 2964 9
8. Delaware Blue Hens 4-0 2617 12
9. Sam Houston State Bearkats 1-2 2399 3
10. Georgia Southern Eagles 2-1 2379 11
11. The Citadel Bulldogs 3-1 2351 10
12. Towson Tigers 2-1 2239 13
13. Illinois State Redbirds 4-0 2223 15
14. Northern Iowa Panthers 1-3 1899 8
15. Lehigh Mountain Hawks 4-0 1785 16
16. Central Arkansas Bears 3-1 1784 25
17. Appalachian State Mountaineers 2-2 1615 17
18. Stony Brook Seawolves 3-1 1318 20
19. Eastern Kentucky Colonels 3-1 1182 21
20. New Hampshire Wildcats 2-2 970 18
21. Montana Grizzlies 2-2 864 14
22. Northern Arizona Lumberjacks 3-1 836 NR
23. Cal Poly Mustangs 3-0 651 NR
24. McNeese State Cowboys 3-1 384 19
25. South Dakota State Jackrabbits 3-1 371 NR
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FCS Coaches Poll - September 24, 2012

Team (No. 1 Votes)

2012 Record

Points

Previous Ranking

1. North Dakota State (25)

3-0

648

1

2. Montana State (1)

4-0

618

2

3. Youngstown State

4-0

597

T-3

4. Old Dominion

4-0

572

5

5. Wofford

3-0

522

6

6. James Madison

3-1

517

7

7. Eastern Washington

2-1

470

9

8. Delaware

4-0

429

12

9. Georgia Southern

2-1

410

10

10. Sam Houston State

1-2

360

T-3

11. Lehigh

4-0

357

13

12. Illinois State

4-0

350

15

13. Towson

2-1

298

16

14. Central Arkansas

3-1

295

21

15. The Citadel

3-1

276

14

16. Appalachian State

2-2

237

18

17. Northern Iowa

1-3

227

8

18. Stony Brook

3-1

200

20

19. Eastern Kentucky

3-1

160

23

20. Montana

2-2

135

11

21. McNeese State

3-1

121

17

22. New Hampshire

2-2

97

19

23. Cal Poly

3-0

95

NR

24. Harvard

2-0

89

24

25. Samford

4-0

69

NR

       

Others Receiving Votes: Northern Arizona (63), Tennessee State (60), North Dakota (48), Albany (24), South Dakota State (23), Alabama A&M (18), Lafayette (10), Indiana State (9), Jacksonville State (9), Maine (9), Florida A&M (3), Richmond (2), UT Martin (1).

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