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AFCA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll:

Rank School (1st votes) Rec. Pts. Prev. Week 4 Next Game
1. Northwest Missouri St. (30) 4-0 750 1 D. Missouri Southern St., 45-21 Oct. 1 vs. No. 22 Central Missouri
2. Grand Valley St. (Mich.) 4-0 713 2 D. Walsh (Ohio), 38-0 Oct. 1 at Ohio Dominican
3. West Georgia 4-0 658 3 D. Albany St. (Ga.), 27-23 Oct. 1 at No. 18 North Alabama
4. Shepherd (W.Va.) 4-0 637 4 D. Notre Dame (Ohio), 38-17 Oct. 8 vs. Glenville St. (W.Va.)
5. Ashland (Ohio) 4-0 622 5 D. No. 7 Ferris St. (Mich.), 39-31 Oct. 1 at Tiffin (Ohio)
6. Texas A&M-Commerce 3-0 586 6 D. Texas A&M-Kingsville, 38-36 Oct. 1 at Oklahoma Panhandle St.
7. Henderson St. (Ark.) 4-0 563 8 D. Southwestern Oklahoma St., 45-17 Oct. 1 at Arkansas Tech
8. Indiana (Pa.) 3-0 533 9 D. Edinboro (Pa.), 56-28 Oct. 1 vs. Seton Hill (Pa.)
9. Slippery Rock (Pa.) 4-0 511 10 D. Gannon (Pa.), 34-13 Oct. 1 at No. 24 California (Pa.)
10. Midwestern St. (Texas) 3-0 458 11 D. Oklahoma Panhandle St., 42-24 Oct. 1 at Western New Mexico
11. Tuskegee (Ala.) 4-0 424 12 D. Lane (Tenn.), 38-7 Oct. 1 vs. No. 21 North Carolina-Pembroke
12. Sioux Falls (S.D.) 4-0 386 14 D. No. 22 Bemidji St. (Minn.), 37-36 Oct. 1 at No. 25 Augustana (S.D.)
13. Ferris St. (Mich.) 3-1 374 7 Lost to No. 5 Ashland (Ohio), 39-31 Oct. 1 at Findlay (Ohio)
14. Azusa Pacific (Calif.) 4-0 365 15 D. Simon Fraser (B.C.), 64-14 Oct. 1 at Western Oregon
15. Assumption (Mass.) 4-0 325 17 D. Merrimack (Mass.), 55-23 Oct. 1 vs. LIU-Post (N.Y.)
16. Florida Tech 4-0 302 19 D. Presbyterian (S.C.), 28-7 Oct. 1 at West Florida
17. Colorado Mesa 4-0 289 18 D. Fort Lewis (Colo.), 34-28 Oct. 1 vs. Colorado St.-Pueblo
18. North Alabama 2-1 261 20 D. West Alabama, 45-7 Oct. 1 vs. No. 3 West Georgia
19. Minnesota St. 3-1 178 21 D. Minnesota St.-Moorhead, 28-14 Oct. 1 at Winona St. (Minn.)
20. Harding (Ark.) 4-0 172 25 D. Arkansas-Monticello, 57-7 Oct. 1 vs. Ouachita Baptist (Ark.)
21. North Carolina-Pembroke 4-0 123 NR D. North Greenville (S.C.), 49-35 Oct. 1 at No. 11 Tuskegee (Ala.)
22. Central Missouri 3-1 116 13 Lost to Emporia St. (Kan.), 37-31 2OT Oct. 1 vs. No. 1 Northwest Missouri St.
23. Emporia St. (Kan.) 3-1 97 NR D. No. 13 Central Missouri, 37-31 2OT Oct. 1 vs. Central Oklahoma
24. California (Pa.) 3-0 71 NR D. Seton Hill (Pa.), 59-17 Oct. 1 vs. No. 9 Slippery Rock (Pa.)
25. Augustana (S.D.) 3-1 48 16 Lost to Minnesota-Duluth, 41-38 Oct. 1 vs. No. 12 Sioux Falls (S.D.)

Dropped Out: Bemidji St. (Minn.) (22), Colorado School of Mines (23), Humboldt St. (Calif.) (24).

Others Receiving Votes: Bemidji St. (Minn.), 40; Southwest Baptist (Mo.), 37; Valdosta St. (Ga.), 32; West Texas A&M, 32; Wayne St. (Mich.), 20; LIU-Post (N.Y.), 8; Winston-Salem St. (N.C.), 6; Minnesota-Duluth, 3; Humboldt St. (Calif.), 2; McKendree (Ill.), 2; Pittsburg St. (Kan.), 2; Colorado School of Mines, 1; Fort Hays St. (Kan.), 1; Ouachita Baptist (Ark.), 1; Western St. (Colo.), 1.