Football - Wed, Aug. 3, 2011

Northwestern Oklahoma State University edged out Southern Nazarene University by seven votes to top the 2011 Central States Football League Preseason Poll. The poll is composed of the league's coaches, sports information directors and selected members of the media.

Northwestern received eight of 10 first place votes and a total of 41 votes. Southern Nazarene University totaled 34 points and receiving two first place votes. Langston University came in third place with 30 votes, while Bacone College was fourth with 24 votes. Southwestern Assemblies of God University fell in fifth place with 16 votes, while Texas College rounded out the teams in sixth place with 11 total votes.

For the 2011 season, six teams will compete for the crown. Teams include: Bacone College, Langston University, Northwestern Oklahoma State University, Southern Nazarene, Southwestern Assemblies of God University and Texas College.

Last season, Northwestern won the CSFL with a 5-0 record. Langston won the league during the 2008 and 2009 seasons, while Northwestern took the title in 2007. Texas College and Southern Nazarene were crowned as co-champions in 2006. Texas College and Langston University finished as co-champions in 2005. Northwestern Oklahoma State won the CSFL title from 2000-04.

Rank School Points (1st Place Votes)
Northwestern Oklahoma State University 41 (8)
2 Southern Nazarene University 34 (2)
3 Langston University 30
4 Bacone College 24
5 Southwestern Assemblies of God University 16
6 Texas College 11
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Tabor College at 45
Lyon College 21
Southwestern College at 5
Wayland Baptist 42
Webber International at 48
Arizona Christian 21
Saturday, Nov 22
Langston at 3
Grand View University 38
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Bacone at 14
Langston 27
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Texas College at 0
SW Assemblies of God 48
Oklahoma Baptist University at 63
Wayland Baptist 21
Saturday, Nov 8
Bacone at 7
Oklahoma Baptist University 26
SW Assemblies of God at 10
Langston 38
Oklahoma Panhandle State at 55
Wayland Baptist 0
Saturday, Sep 5
Westminster College at 11:00am
SW Assemblies of God CST
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Lindsey Wilson at 1:00pm
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Arizona Christian at 2:00pm
Western New Mexico University CST
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Lincoln University at 2:00pm
Langston CST
Bacone at 7:00pm
Lamar University CST
Texas College at 7:00pm
Mississippi College CST
Friday, Sep 11
Bacone at 7:00pm
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Saturday, Sep 12
SW Assemblies of God at 1:00pm
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Wayland Baptist at 1:00pm
Howard Payne University CST
East Texas Baptist University at 2:00pm
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Lyon College at 6:00pm
Hendrix College CST
Langston at 7:00pm
Bethany College CST
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