WACO, Texas - The American Football Coaches Association released its week 8 top-25 poll on Monday afternoon and Salisbury football moved up one spot to No. 24 in the nation after a pushing its win streak to seven straight this past weekend.
The Sea Gulls climbed one spot after checking in at No. 25 last week, after a 33-0 victory over Southern Virginia University on Saturday afternoon to push their record to 7-0 overall and 6-0 in New Jersey Athletic Conference play. The defense pitched its third shutout of the season, led by Harold Kwigova's team-best nine tackles and half tackle for loss. Meanwhile, the offense was led by Mike-Ryan Mofor's four rushing touchdowns and 67 rush yards as part of the maroon and gold's 384 total rushing yards for the afternoon.
The University of Mount Union remained as the top program in the country, garnering 1,290 points. The University of Mary-Hardin Baylor (1,258) remained as the No. 2 team in the nation while the College at Brockport (1,165) remained at No. 3. The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and St. John's University rounded out the top-five as No. 4 and No. 5 respectively.
Salisbury was joined by fellow NJAC schools Frostburg State University and Wesley College in the poll as the Bobcats finished the week ranked No. 6 while the Wolverines came in at No. 23.
To view the poll in its entirety, click here.