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
Saturday, Sep 20
Houston Baptist University at 72
Texas College 6
OBU at 21
Oklahoma Panhandle State 49
Hardin-Simmons at 37
WBU 23
Langston at 7
North Alabama 56
SW Assemblies of God at 25
Howard Payne University 38
Saturday, Sep 13
Missouri Baptist College at 7
OBU 59
Howard Payne University at 27
WBU 21
Bacone at 14
Hendrix College 24
Langston at 12
Truman State University 17
Texas College at 0
Lamar University 73
Fort Lewis College at 45
Oklahoma Panhandle State 38
Western New Mexico University at 52
Arizona Christian 35
Saturday, Sep 27
Oklahoma Panhandle State at 12:00pm
Texas College CST
Langston at 1:00pm
Hardin-Simmons CST
WBU at 1:00pm
Sul Ross State University CST
Southwestern University at 2:00pm
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Texas Lutheran at 6:00pm
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Louisiana College at 7:00pm
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Kentucky Wesleyan University at 7:15pm
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Langston at 2:00pm
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OBU at 2:00pm
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