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2015 NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25 Poll – No. 6

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) claims the No. 1 ranking for the fourth-consecutive week in the sixth naia_logoregular-season edition of the NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Monday.

The Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) leads all leagues with five programs represented – Morningside, Doane, Northwestern, No. 21 Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.) and No. 23 Concordia (Neb.).

No. 15 Northwestern (Iowa), No. 16 Benedictine (Kan.) and No. 17 Montana Western all jumped a poll-high five spots this edition.

RANK LAST TIME^ SCHOOL (1ST PLACE VOTES) 2015 RECORD TOTAL POINTS
1 1 Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) (12) 6-0 338
2 2 Southern Oregon (2) 5-1 323
3 3 Morningside (Iowa) (1) 6-1 319
4 4 Baker (Kan.) 6-1 296
5 5 Grand View (Iowa) 6-1 285
6 6 Doane (Neb.) 6-0 275
7 7 Saint Francis (Ind.) 7-0 269
8 8 Reinhardt (Ga.) 7-0 247
9 9 Robert Morris (Ill.) 5-1 235
10 10 Marian (Ind.) 5-2 218
11 12 Tabor (Kan.) 6-1 207
12 13 Montana Tech 5-1 202
13 14 Saint Xavier (Ill.) 5-2 187
14 16 William Penn (Iowa) 5-2 172
15 20 Northwestern (Iowa) 4-2 155
16 21 Benedictine (Kan.) 5-2 132
17 22 Montana Western 4-2 128
18 11 Carroll (Mont.) 3-3 109
19 15 Kansas Wesleyan 6-1 107
20 19 St. Francis (Ill.) 5-2 79
21 17 Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.) 5-2 72
22 RV Campbellsville (Ky.) 5-2 66
23 RV Concordia (Neb.) 5-1 52
24 NR Cumberlands (Ky.) 5-2 29
25 NR Southeastern (Fla.) 4-1 26

Dropped from the Top 25: Faulkner (Ala.) (No. 18); Webber International (Fla.) (No. 23); Dickinson State (N.D.) (No. 24); St. Ambrose (Iowa) (No. 25)

Others Receiving Votes: Faulkner (Ala.) 21; Point (Ga.) 12; Dickinson State (N.D.) 9; Ottawa (Kan.) 9; SAGU (Texas) 6.

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