Bulldogs Finish 5th in Final Regular Season Poll

BULLDOGS FINISH 5th IN FINAL REGULAR SEASON POLL

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo –  The Southwest Junior College Football Conference champion Navarro Bulldogs (9-2) climbed to the No. 5 ranking in the NJCAA’s final regular-season Division I poll released Monday.

Navarro parlayed its 62-24 championship win over previously No. 4 ranked Northeastern Oklahoma A&M with losses by three other schools ranked among the Top 10 during the final week of play.  Losses by Nassau, Mississippi Gulf Coast and Arizona Western Saturday helped the Bulldogs’ spike in this week’s poll.

Navarro and other Top 20 programs still anticipate post-season news Tuesday, November 13, when bowl invitations will be extended.

Here’s the final regular-season Top 20 poll:

1. Iowa Western (11-0); 2. Butler (11-0); 3. ASA (9-0); 4. Snow (10-1); 5. Navarro (9-2); 6. Nassau (9-1); 7. Copiah-Lincoln (9-2);  8. Central Lakes-Brainerd (10-1); 9. Northeastern Oklahoma A&M (9-2); 10. Mississippi Gulf Coast (9-2); 11. Kilgore (8-2); 12. Arizona Western (7-2); 13. Northwest Mississippi (7-2); 14. Hutchinson (8-3); 15. College of DuPage (8-2); 16. East Mississippi (8-2); 17. Rochester (9-2); 18. Louisburg (6-2); 19. Glendale (7-3); 20. Georgia Military (7-3).  OTHERS RECEIVING VOTES: Dean (7-3); Jones County (6-3).