Eagles Jump to 20th in AFCA Poll
WACO, Tex. – The Carson-Newman Eagles jumped five spots to
No. 20 in this week’s American Football Coaches Association
Division II Poll.
Carson-Newman (6-2, 4-0 SAC) won its sixth-straight game on Saturday night, rallying for a 17-13 win at Lenoir-Rhyne behind 14 fourth-quarter points.
C-N is the lone South Atlantic Conference school in the poll. Wingate (N.C.) is listed in receiving votes.
North Alabama, who beat the Eagles back in September, takes over the No. 1 spot, giving the poll a different top team for the third consecutive week.
Carson-Newman remains third in the NCAA Super Regional II rankings, trailing UNA and Albany St. (Ga.), both of whom won on Saturday.
The Eagles host Brevard on Saturday. Kickoff is at 1 p.m. in Jefferson City.