USA Today Ranks Tigers #25 in Preseason Football Poll

USA Today Ranks Tigers #25 in Preseason Football Poll

June 26, 2010

USA Today Fball2010.jpgJune 26, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — DePauw University's football team is ranked #25 in NCAA Division III in the USA Today Sports Weekly 2010 College Football Special Edition, which is available on newsstands now. The Tigers are the only Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference team ranked by the publication.  Mount Union tops the list.

Last season, the Tigers finished with a 7-3 record and won the program's third SCAC title. The team also earned the first NCAA appearance in program history.

Coach Robby Long will welcome back 19 returning starters this fall (8 on offense, 10 defensive players, and one specialist). DePauw opens its 2010 88DSC_5407RF_c.JPGcampaign on September 11 at home versus Rose-Hulman. 

Here's a look at USA Today Sports Weekly's preseason top 25:

1. Mount Union (Ohio)
2. UW-Whitewater
3. Wesley (Del.)
4. St. Thomas (Minn.)
5. Linfield (Ore.)
6. Mary Hardin-Baylor (Texas)
7. Wittenberg (Ohio)
8. Delaware Valley (Pa.)
9. St. John's (Minn.)
10. Central (Iowa)
11. UW-Stevens Point
12. Thomas More (Ky.)
13. Ohio Northern
14. Monmouth (Ill.)
15. Otterbein (Ohio)
16. North Central (Ill.)
17. Willamette (Ore.)
18. Hardin-Simmons (Texas)
19. Washington and Jefferson (Pa.)DePauw_IN.gif
20. Coe (Iowa)
21. Wabash (Ind.)
22. Trine (Ind.)
23. Huntingdon (Ala.)
24. Cal Lutheran
25. DePauw