NJCAA Football Top 15: East Mississippi Back At No. 1

East Mississippi CC Lions

The East Mississippi Lions moved up to No. 1 in the NJCAA Division I Football Poll, released on Oct. 25.

The traditional NJCAA power moved up to No. 1 after sitting at No. 3 last week. The reason? The Lions remained undefeated and previous No. 1 Jones fell in conference action. That dropped Jones to No. 4.

But, it’s an extremely close poll. EMCC received three first-place votes and had 101 points. At No. 2 is Iowa Western, which received three first-place votes and had 98 points. No. 3 Independence had the last first-place vote and finished with 87 points. Even with the drop to No. 4, Jones had 81 points in the poll. Snow, which beat Kilgore on Saturday, moved up two spots to No. 5.

The rest of the Top 15 included No. 6 Iowa Central, No. 7 Northwest Mississippi, No. 8 New Mexico Military, No. 9 Monroe, No. 10 Garden City, No. 11 Hinds, No. 12 Coffeyville, No. 13 Mississippi Gulf Coast, No. 14 Tyler and No. 15 Trinity Valley.

Georgia Military, Butler (KS), Lackawanna and Cisco received votes.

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