49
      Thursday
      52 / 31
      Friday
      55 / 30
      Saturday
      42 / 25

      Reddies ranked 13th in AFCA top 25 preseason poll

      With eight different preseason All-American selections and nine starters returning on offense, Henderson State is ranked 13 in the American Football Coaches Association Top 25 preseason poll. The Reddies went undefeated in the regular-season in 2012 and ended the year ranked No. 11 in the AFCA Top 25 after their loss to Missouri Western in the playoffs. In 2012, the Henderson offense led all of Division II in scoring (50.4 points per game) and was third in total yards (516.8 yards per game) and passing yards (377.6).The Reddies are also ranked No. 9 in Lindy's Preseason Top 25 poll and No. 16 by the Sporting News.

      Henderson State will open the season on September 7 when the Reddies play host to Southern Nazarene at Carpenter-Haygood Stadium with kickoff slated for 6 p.m.2013 American Football Coaches Association Preseason Division II Coaches' Poll - August 19, 2013 2012 Rank School (1st votes) Rec. Pts. 1. Valdosta St. (Ga.) (26) 12-2 766 2. Minnesota St.-Mankato (3) 13-1 7263. West Texas A&M (1) 12-3 707 4. Northwest Missouri St. (1) 10-3 616 5. Winston-Salem St. (N.C.) 14-1 5996. Missouri Western St. 12-2 5867. Shippensburg (Pa.) 11-2 5598. Colorado St.-Pueblo 12-1 5229. Ashland (Ohio) 11-1 506 10. Indiana (Pa.) (1) 12-2 416 11. Minnesota-Duluth 10-2 410 12. New Haven (Conn.) 10-1 407 13. Henderson St. (Ark.) 10-1 37114. Grand Valley St. (Mich.) 8-3 36115. Midwestern St. (Texas) 9-2 31916. West Alabama 9-4 297 17. Carson-Newman (Tenn.) 9-3 29018. Bloomsburg (Pa.) 10-2 22719. Indianapolis (Ind.) 10-3 21220. Chadron St. (Neb.) 9-3 19521. Pittsburg St. (Kan.) 7-3 16522. Saginaw Valley St. (Mich.) 8-3 14123. Lenoir-Rhyne (N.C.) 9-3 140 24. Tuskegee (Ala.) 10-2 124 25. Shepherd (W.Va.) 8-3 108 Others Receiving Votes: Harding (Ark.), 106; Winona St. (Minn.), 77; Albany St. (Ga.), 51; North Alabama, 39; Michigan Tech, 38; Central Washington, 34; Central Missouri, 31; St. Cloud State (Minn.), 30; Delta St. (Miss.), 26; American International (Mass.), 21; Charleston (W.Va.), 21; Ferris St. (Mich.), 21; Emporia St. (Kan.), 20; West Chester (Pa.), 20; Hillsdale (Mich.), 14; Miles (Ala.), 14; Colorado School of Mines, 11; Elizabeth City St. (N.C.), 11; Mercyhurst (Pa.), 11; Washburn (Kan.), 8; Ohio Dominican, 6; Fort Valley St. (Ga.), 4; Tarleton St. (Texas), 3; California (Pa.), 2; Missouri S&T, 2; New Mexico Highlands, 2; North Carolina-Pembroke, 2; Southern Arkansas, 2; Texas A&M-Kingsville, 2; Wayne St. (Mich.), 1.
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