Mountaineers continue rise in AP, Coaches polls

Moss Brennan, Reporter

The Mountaineers have moved up two spots in the Amway Coaches Poll to No. 20 and moved up one spot in the Associated Press Top 25 poll to No. 20.

This is the third consecutive week the Mountaineers have been ranked in the Top 25 in both polls.

App State (7-0 overall, 4-0 Sun Belt) is coming off a dominating defensive performance that held South Alabama to 3 points and 139 total yards.

The defense has allowed only 17 points and the Mountaineer offense has scored 99 points in the past three games. The Mountaineer offensive yards allowed has decreased each of the past six games.

The No. 20 Mountaineers are back in action at Kidd Brewer Stadium on Oct. 31 against Georgia Southern (5-2 overall, 2-1 Sun Belt) at 8 p.m. The game will be aired on ESPNU.