While Ferris State remained No. 1, the Valdosta State Blazers remained No. 2 in the American Football Coaches Association Division II Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, released on Oct. 25.
Valdosta State is 7-0 and is coming off a 41-14 win over Mississippi College.
Ferris State defeated Michigan Tech, 38-10.
Ferris State received 26 first-place votes, while Valdosta State received four first-place votes.
But the biggest shake-up was Colorado Mines, which dropped from No. 3 to No. 14 after a loss to Colorado Mesa.
After Ferris State and Valdosta State, the rest of the Top 10 included No. 3 West Georgia, No. 4 California (PA), No. 5 West Florida, No. 6 Ouachita Baptist, No. 7 Grand Valley State, No. 8 Northwest Missouri State, No 9 Notre Dame (OH) and No. 10 Harding.
After the Top 10, AFCA had No. 11 Bentley, No. 12 Shepherd, No. 13 Bowie State, No. 14 Colorado Mines, No. 15 Slippery Rock, No. 16 Wingate, No. 17 Nebraska-Kearney, No. 18 Henderson State, No. 19 Augustana (SD), No. 20 Western Colorado, No. 21 Kutztown, No. 22 Colorado Mesa, No. 23 Frostburg State, No. 24 Midwestern State and No. 25 Albany State.
West Alabama, Minnesota-Duluth and Indiana (PA) fell out of the Top 25.
Others Receiving Votes included West Alabama, 42; Washburn (Kan.), 28; New Haven (Conn.), 25; Indiana (Pa.), 22; Bemidji St. (Minn.), 20; Minnesota-Duluth, 18; Pittsburg St. (Kan.), 9; Angelo St. (Texas), 7; Lindenwood (Mo.), 5; Wayne St. (Neb.), 3; Charleston (W.Va.), 1; Southeastern Oklahoma, 1.
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