Elon Football Ranked Among Nation’s Best in Both National Polls

Posted by Press Release on September 16, 2019 at 4:07 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Fresh off its CAA Football opening victory over Richmond, Elon University football is ranked in both national polls released Monday, Sept. 16.

STATS FCS Poll | AFCA Coaches Poll

In the STATS FCS poll, the Phoenix checks in at No. 22 after ranking No. 25 last week. In the AFCA Coaches poll, Elon also checked in at No. 22 after spending two weeks outside the Top 25.

Per the STATS poll, Elon is one of six CAA Football teams inside the Top 25, joining James Madison (No. 2), Towson (No. 5), Maine (No. 12), Villanova (No. 18) and Delaware (No. 20). The Phoenix is one of six teams inside the AFCA Coaches Top 25 with James Madison (No. 2), Towson (No. 5), Maine (No. 16), Villanova (No. 18) and Delaware (No. 20). Stony Brook and William & Mary are also receiving votes in both polls.

Elon will be back in action on Saturday, Sept. 21, when it visits Wake Forest for a 12 p.m. kickoff at BB&T Field on RSN. Wake Forest is off to a 3-0 start and is receiving votes in both the Associated Press media poll and the USA TODAY Coaches’ Poll. Check back later this week for local television listings in your area.

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