Delta State jumps 7 spots in AFCA Division II Poll - - Jackson, MS

Delta State jumps 7 spots in AFCA Division II Poll

CLEVELAND ( – Delta State University climbed to 12th in the American Football Coaches Association and to 13th in the Top 25 Polls on Tuesday following Saturday's 33-28 win over then No. 3 North Alabama. The Statesmen made the biggest move in the AFCA poll jumping seven spots from No. 19 while moving five spots from No. 18 in the poll.

Minnesota State-Mankato and Minnesota-Duluth occupy the top two spots in both polls. Lenior-Rhyne and Ferris State are ranked third and fourth in the AFCA poll while the two schools traded positions in

As for Gulf South Conference schools, North Alabama fell to 15th in the AFCA and 14th in while Valdosta State is 18th in VSU and West Georgia received votes in the AFCA poll

Delta State is 7-1 overall and 5-1 in the GSC, heading into Saturday's 2 p.m. contest against Concordia (Ala.) College at Parker Field-McCool Stadium. Fans can also listen to the game on the Statesmen Sports Network on 107.5 (Cleveland) and 101.1 FM (Grenada) and on with Matt Jones, Mark Williams and Phillip Tang calling the action.

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