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The Journal Gazette

Monday, November 05, 2018 6:10 pm

Saint Francis football creeps up to No. 8

VICTORIA JACOBSEN | The Journal Gazette

Saint Francis moved up one spot to No. 8 in the NAIA coaches' poll released Monday. The Cougars (8-2) beat Taylor 40-20 in their regular season finale on Saturday, and are idle this week as many other NAIA teams play they final games of their schedules. 

The top 16 teams in NAIA football make the playoffs, and the draw will be announced Sunday. 

Morningside (Iowa) remains first in the poll and received 15 first-place votes. Saint Francis rival Marian, which beat the Cougars 37-28 in September, is ranked No. 2.