Previous No. 3 Northwest Missouri State, No. 4 Midwestern State (TX) and No. 5 Wayne State (MI) all lost over the weekend to give the Division II AFCA Coaches' Poll a different feel heading into Week 3.
No. 1 Pittsburg State (KS) retains the top spot while Minnesota-Duluth stays steady at No. 2. Colorado State-Pueblo moves up three spots to No. 3 and Grand Valley State (MI) jumps to No. 4 after scoring 83 points in its Week 2 conference and home opener.
Albany State (GA) and Hillsdale (MI) drop out of the Top 25 as Ashland (OH) and Colorado School of Mines make their initial Top 25 appearances of the 2012 season.
Week 3 features just one game pitting a pair of Top 25 teams against one another as No. 21 Kutztown (PA) visits No. 12 Bloomsburg (PA) on Saturday, September 15.
|Rank||School (1st votes)||Rec.||Pts.||Prev.||Week Two||Next Game|
|1.||Pittsburg St. (Kan.) (29)||2-0||749||1||D. Central Oklahoma, 34-19||Sept. 15 at Southwest Baptist (Mo.)|
|2.||Minnesota-Duluth||2-0||716||2||D. Winona St. (Minn.), 38-16||Sept. 15 at Concordia-St. Paul (Minn.)|
|3.||Colorado St.-Pueblo||2-0||680||6||D. Northwestern Oklahoma St., 41-24||Sept. 15 at Western New Mexico|
|4.||Grand Valley St. (Mich.)||2-0||662||7||D. Notre Dame (Ohio), 83-46||Sept. 15 at Tiffin (Ohio)|
|5.||Winston-Salem St. (N.C.) (1)||2-0||603||8||D. Concord (W.Va.), 30-22||Sept. 15 vs. Morehouse (Ga.)|
|6.||California (Pa.)||2-0||601||10||D. No. 11 Kutztown (Pa.), 48-45||Sept. 15 at Edinboro (Pa.)|
|7.||New Haven (Conn.)||2-0||548||12||D. St. Augustine’s (N.C.), 24-21||Sept. 15 at Pace (N.Y.)|
|8.||Missouri Western St.||2-0||512||14||D. William Jewell (Mo.), 56-0||Sept. 15 vs. Nebraska-Kearney|
|9.||Washburn (Kan.)||2-0||474||15||D. Fort Hays St. (Kan.), 45-20||Sept. 15 vs. Northeastern St. (Okla.)|
|10.||Saginaw Valley St. (Mich.)||2-0||435||18||D. Malone (Ohio), 37-14||Sept. 15 vs. Findlay (Ohio)|
|11.||Humboldt St. (Calif.)||2-0||373||17||D. Azusa Pacific (Calif.), 42-17||Sept. 15 vs. Simon Fraser (B.C.)|
|12.||Bloomsburg (Pa.)||2-0||368||19||D. Edinboro (Pa.), 30-14||Sept. 15 vs. No. 21 Kutztown (Pa.)|
|13.||Northwest Missouri St.||1-1||362||3||Lost to Central Missouri, 31-21||Sept. 15 vs. Fort Hays St. (Kan.)|
|14.||Texas A&M-Kingsville||2-0||320||24||D. No. 9 Abilene Christian (Texas), 16-13||Sept. 15 vs. West Texas A&M|
|15.||Ouachita Baptist (Ark.)||2-0||270||21||D. Stillman (Ala.), 31-0||Sept. 22 vs. Arkansas Tech|
|16.||Midwestern St. (Texas)||0-1||247||4||Lost to Tarleton St. (Texas), 20-17||Sept. 13 vs. Texas A&M-Commerce|
|17.||Indiana (Pa.)||2-0||220||23||D. Cheyney (Pa.), 56-0||Sept. 15 vs. Lock Haven (Pa.)|
|18.||Valdosta St. (Ga.)||1-1||212||20||D. Fort Valley St. (Ga.), 62-14||Sept. 15 vs. Angelo St. (Texas)|
|19.||Wayne St. (Mich.)||0-1||181||5||Lost to Ashland (Ohio), 7-0||Sept. 15 vs. Lake Erie (Ohio)|
|20.||Abilene Christian (Texas)||1-1||171||9||Lost to No. 24 Texas A&M-Kingsville, 16-13||Sept. 15 vs. Tarleton St. (Texas)|
|21.||Kutztown (Pa.)||1-1||157||11||Lost to No. 10 California (Pa.), 48-45||Sept. 15 at No. 12 Bloomsburg (Pa.)|
|22.||Ashland (Ohio)||2-0||155||NR||D. No. 5 Wayne St. (Mich.), 7-0||Sept. 15 at Ferris St. (Mich.)|
|23.||Colorado School of Mines||2-0||115||NR||D. South Dakota Mines, 71-7||Sept. 15 vs. Black Hills St. (S.D.)|
|24.||West Alabama||1-1||111||13||Lost to Samford (Ala.), 34-6||Sept. 15 vs. Mississippi College|
|25.||Delta St. (Miss.)||1-1||96||22||D. Elizabeth City St. (N.C.), 26-7||Sept. 22 vs. North Alabama|
Dropped Out: Albany St. (Ga.) (16), Hillsdale (Mich.) (25)
Others Receiving Votes: Minnesota St.-Mankato, 80; Central Missouri, 79; Hillsdale (Mich.), 75; Henderson St. (Ark.), 26; West Georgia, 26; West Texas A&M, 25; Tarleton St. (Texas), 24; Sioux Falls (S.D.), 19; Harding (Ark.), 13; Michigan Tech, 12; Shippensburg (Pa.), 9; Carson-Newman (Tenn.), 6; East Central (Okla.), 4; Wayne St. (Neb.), 4; New Mexico Highlands, 3; Newberry (S.C.), 2; North Carolina-Pembroke, 2; Charleston (W.Va.), 1; Morehouse (Ga.), 1; Urbana (Ohio), 1.