1979 NCAA Division II football rankings

The 1979 NCAA Division II football rankings are from the Associated Press. This is for the 1979 season.

Legend

  Increase in ranking
  Decrease in ranking
  Not ranked previous week
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  Win–loss record
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  Number of first place votes
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Tied with team above or below also with this symbol

Associated Press poll

Week 1
Sept 25[1]
Week 2
Oct 2[2]
Week 3
Oct 9[3]
Week 4
Oct 16[4]
Week 5
Oct 23[5]
Week 6
Oct 30[6]
Week 7
Nov 6[7]
Week 8
Nov 13[8]
1.Eastern Illinois (4–0)Eastern Illinois (5–0)Delaware (4–1)Delaware (5–1)Delaware (6–1)Delaware (7–1) тDelaware (8–1)Delaware (9–1)1.
2.Delaware (2–1)Delaware (3–1)North Dakota (6–0)Youngstown State (6–0)Youngstown State (7–0)Youngstown State (8–0) тYoungstown State (9–0)Youngstown State (9–1)2.
3.North Alabama (4–0)North Dakota (5–0)Youngstown State (5–0)North Dakota (7–0)North Dakota (8–0)North Dakota (9–0)North Dakota (9–1)North Dakota (10–1)3.
4.North Dakota (4–0) тYoungstown State (4–0)Eastern Illinois (5–1)Eastern Illinois (5–1)Eastern Illinois (6–1)Virginia Union (8–0)Morgan State (7–1)Morgan State (8–1)4.
5.Youngstown State (3–0) тVirginia Union (4–0)Virginia Union (5–0)Virginia Union (6–0)Virginia Union (7–0)Cal Poly (6–1)Mississippi College (8–1)Mississippi College (9–1)5.
6.Nebraska–Omaha (4–0)South Dakota (4–1)Norfolk State (5–0–1)Norfolk State (6–0–1)Morgan State (5–1) тMorgan State (6–1)Virginia Union (8–1)Virginia Union (9–1)6.
7.Virginia Union (3–1)Norfolk State (4–0–1)Santa Clara (5–0)Morgan State (4–1)Cal Poly (5–1) тMississippi College (7–1)Cal Poly (6–2)Cal Poly (7–2)7.
8.Santa Clara (3–0)Morgan State (2–1)Morgan State (3–1)Cal Poly (4–1)South Dakota State (6–1)Eastern Illinois (6–2)South Dakota State (7–2)South Dakota State (8–2)8.
9.Norfolk State (4–0)Santa Clara (4–0)Cal Poly (3–1)South Dakota State (5–1)Alabama A&M (5–1)Santa Clara (6–1)Alabama A&M (6–2)Alabama A&M (7–2)9.
10.Morgan State (1–1)Nebraska–Omaha (4–1)Nebraska–Omaha (5–1)Alabama A&M (5–1)Mississippi College (6–1)South Dakota State (6–2)Santa Clara (6–2)Santa Clara (6–2)10.
Week 1
Sept 25[1]
Week 2
Oct 2[2]
Week 3
Oct 9[3]
Week 4
Oct 16[4]
Week 5
Oct 23[5]
Week 6
Oct 30[6]
Week 7
Nov 6[7]
Week 8
Nov 13[8]
Dropped:
3 North Alabama
Dropped:
6 South Dakota
Dropped:
  • 7 Santa Clara
  • 10 Nebraska–Omaha
Dropped:
6 Norfolk State
Dropped:
9 Alabama A&M
Dropped:
8 Eastern Illinois
None

References

  1. ^ "NCAA Division II". Tallahassee Democrat. Tallahassee, Florida. September 27, 1979. p. 2B. Retrieved May 19, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.open access
  2. ^ "Division II". The Orlando Sentinel. Orlando, Florida. October 4, 1979. p. Sports 2. Retrieved May 19, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.open access
  3. ^ "Division II". The Orlando Sentinel. Orlando, Florida. October 11, 1979. p. Sports 2. Retrieved May 19, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.open access
  4. ^ "Division II". Pensacola News Journal. Pensacola, Florida. October 17, 1979. p. 2B. Retrieved May 19, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.open access
  5. ^ "Division II". The Orlando Sentinel. Orlando, Florida. October 25, 1979. p. Sports 2. Retrieved May 19, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.open access
  6. ^ "NCAA Division II poll". News-Press. Fort Myers, Florida. November 1, 1979. p. 2C. Retrieved May 19, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.open access
  7. ^ "Division II". The Orlando Sentinel. Orlando, Florida. November 8, 1979. p. Sports 2. Retrieved May 19, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.open access
  8. ^ "Division II". Pensacola News Journal. Pensacola, Florida. November 13, 1979. p. 2B. Retrieved May 19, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.open access
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