2002 Final Sports Network Division I-AA Poll
    Team                     Record
 1.
Western Kentucky           12-3
 2. McNeese State              13-2
 3. Georgia Southern           11-3
 4. Villanova                  11-4
 5. Western Illinois           11-2
 6.
Maine                      11-3
 7. Montana                    11-3
 8. Grambling State            11-2
 9. Furman                      8-4
10. Appalachian State           8-4
11. Northeastern               10-3
12. Fordham                    10-3
13.
Eastern Illinois            8-4
14. Wofford                     9-3
15. Bethune-Cookman            11-2
16.
Northwestern State          9-4
17.
Pennsylvania                9-1
18. Idaho                       8-3
19. Montana State               7-6
20. Murray State                7-5
21. Eastern Kentucky            8-4
22. Gardner-Webb                9-1
23. Nicholls State              7-4
24. Southeast Missouri          8-4
25. Colgate                     9-3




September 24, 2002 ESPN/USA Today Division I-AA Poll
    Team                                   Pts   Pvs
 1. MONTANA (25) (4-0)                     720     1
 2. MCNEESE STATE (3) (3-0)                644     2
 3. MAINE (1) (4-0)                        628     6
 4. LEHIGH (3-0)                           605     3
 5. APPALACHIAN STATE (2-1)                586     4
 6. FURMAN (2-1)                           564     7
 7. NORTHERN IOWA (2-1)                    556     5
 8. VILLANOVA (3-1)                        469    13
 9. PORTLAND STATE (2-1)                   421     9
10. NORTHEASTERN (3-0)                     392    17
11. NORTHWESTERN STATE (3-1)               390    10
12. WESTERN ILLINOIS (3-0)                 375    19
13. FLORIDA A&M (3-1)                      364    15
14. EASTERN ILLINOIS (1-2)                 352    14
15. GRAMBLING (3-1)                        330    16
16. NORTHRN ARIZONA (2-1)                  245    21
17. GEORGIA SOUTHERN (1-2)                 217     8
18. WILLIAM & MARY (1-2)                   209    18
19. WOFFORD (3-0)                          190    NR
20. EASTERN KENTUCKY (2-2)                 168    20
21. YOUNGSTOWN STATE (1-2)                 153    11
22. BETHUNE COOKMAN (4-0)                  120    NR
23. WESTERN KENTUCKY (2-2)                 114    NR
24. HOFSTRA (2-2)                          106    12
25. JAMES MADISON (3-1)                     94    NR

Dropped Out: No. 22 Richmond, No. 23 Holy Cross, No. 24
Delaware, No. 25 Alabama State

Others Receiving Votes: HARVARD 83, EASTERN WASHINGTON
59, WESTERN CAROLINA 44, DELAWARE 42, SW MISSOURI STATE
39, ALABAMA STATE 25, RICHMOND 19, GARDNER WEBB 17,
PENNSYLVANIA 15, SOUTH CAROLINA STATE 14, HOLY CROSS 14,
HAMPTON 13, SW TEXAS STATE 7, ALCORN STATE 5, ST MARYS
5, STEPHEN F AUSTIN 4, IDAHO STATE 3, ILLINOIS STATE 1,
MASSACHUSETTS 1, SAM HOUSTON STATE 1, TENNESSEE TECH 1,
NICHOLLS STATE 1.




September 18, 2002 ESPN/USA Today Division I-AA Poll
    TEAM                                   PTS   PVS
 1. MONTANA (36) (3-0)                     900     1
 2. MCNEESE STATE (3-0)                    822     3
 3. LEHIGH (2-0)                           759     2
 4. APPALACHIAN STATE (1-1)                740     5
 5. NORTHERN IOWA (1-1)                    728     4
 6. MAINE (3-0)                            686     6
 7. FURMAN (1-1)                           630     8
 8. GEORGIA SOUTHERN (1-1)                 578     7
 9. PORTLAND STATE (2-0)                   576    14
10. NORTHWESTERN STATE (3-0)               516    13
11. YOUNGSTOWN STATE (1-1)                 465    10
12. HOFSTRA (2-1)                          434    15
13. VILLANOVA (2-1)                        427    11
14. EASTERN ILLINOIS (0-2)                 365     9
15. FLORIDA A&M (2-1)                      353    19
16. GRAMBLING (2-1)                        298    12
17. NORTHEASTERN (2-0)                     268    23
18. WILLIAM & MARY (1-2)                   249    20
19. WESTERN ILLINOIS (2-0)                 223    NR
20. EASTERN KENTUCKY (1-2)                 204    16
21. NORTHRN ARIZONA (2-1)                  201    NR
22. RICHMOND (1-1)                         185    25
23. HOLY CROSS (2-0)                       128    NR
24. DELAWARE (1-2)                         104    18
25. ALABAMA STATE (3-0)                     99    NR

Dropped Out: No. 17 Sam Houston State, No. 21 Western
Kentucky, No. 22 Hampton, No. 24 Harvard

Others Receiving Votes: BETHUNE COOKMAN 98, HAMPTON 83,
WOFFORD 76, CITADEL 71, SAM HOUSTON STATE 70, HARVARD 55,
WESTERN KENTUCKY 51, STEPHNE F AUSTIN 31, EASTERN
WASHINGTON 29, JACKSONVILLE STATE 29, JAMES MADISON 28,
MASSACHUSETTS 28, FORDHAM 19, SW MISSOURI STATE 12, SE
MISSOURI STATE 11, SOUTH CAROLINA STATE 10, PENNSYLVANIA
9,
ST MARY'S 9, ALABAMA A&M 7, MONTANA STATE 7, GARDNER
WEBB 6, SOUTHERN 6, IDAHO STATE 5, LAFAYETTE 3, NICHOLLS
STATE 3, MURRAY STATE 2, WESTRN CAROLINA 2, DAYTON 1,
RHODE ISLAND 1.




 September 9, 2002 Sports Network Division I-AA Poll
    Team (First place votes) Record Points Pvs
 1. Montana (106)               2-0  2,696   1
 2. Lehigh (3)                  2-0  2,441   3
 3. McNeese State               2-0  2,427   6
 4. Northern Iowa               1-1  2,224   2
 5. Appalachian State           0-1  2,120   5
 6. Maine                       2-0  2,059  11
 7. Furman                      0-1  1,926   4
 8. Eastern Illinois            0-1  1,859   7
 9. Georgia Southern            1-1  1,675  12
10. Portland State              1-0  1,539  13
11. Villanova                   2-0  1,535  15
12. Youngstown State            1-1  1,399   8
13. Northwestern State          2-0  1,358  16
14. Sam Houston State           1-1  1,056  14
15. Delaware                    1-1  1,020   9
16. Eastern Kentucky            1-1    946  17
17. Hofstra                     1-1    779  20
18. William & Mary              0-2    776  10
19. Florida A&M                 1-1    756  21
20. Grambling                   1-1    752  18
21. Western Kentucky            1-1    564  22
22. Northeastern                2-0    554  NR
23. Richmond                    1-1    371  NR
24. Jacksonville State          1-0    311  24
25. Holy Cross                  1-0    256  NR

Dropped Out: No. 19 Montana State, No. 23 Hampton, No. 25 Harvard.

Others receiving votes (in order of points, minimum of five required):
Stephen F. Austin, Southwest Missouri State, Harvard, Bethune-Cookman,
Northern Arizona, Alabama State, Montana State, Western Illinois, Hampton,
South Carolina State, Massachusetts, Southeast Missouri, Delaware State,
Idaho State, North Carolina A&T, Western Carolina, Tennessee State,
Pennsylvania, East Tennessee State, St. Mary's, Southern, Wofford,
Southwest Texas, Brown, Colgate, Nicholls State, Elon.



September 2, 2002 Sports Network Division I-AA Poll
    Team (First place votes) Record Points Pvs
 1. Montana (85)                1-0  2,146   1
 2. Northern Iowa               1-0  1,932   3
 3. Lehigh (2)                  1-0  1,834   6
 4. Furman (2)                  0-0  1,680   7
 5. Appalachian State           0-1  1,667   2
 6. McNeese State               1-0  1,651  11
 7. Eastern Illinois            0-1  1,511   4
 8. Youngstown State            1-0  1,502   8
 9. Delaware                    1-0  1,369  22
10. William & Mary              0-1  1,353   9
11. Maine                       1-0         13
12. Georgia Southern            0-1  1,148   5
13. Portland State              1-0  1,109  17
14. Sam Houston State           0-1    821  12
15. Villanova                   1-0    816  NR
16. Northwestern State          1-0    710  19
17. Eastern Kentucky            0-1    658  14
18. Grambling                   0-1    593  10
19. Montana State               1-0    585  20
20. Hofstra                     0-1    542  15
21. Florida A&M                 0-1    529  16
22. Western Kentucky            0-1    411  18
23. Hampton                     1-0    400  25
24. Jacksonville State          1-0    363  24
25. Harvard                     0-0    221  23



August 19, 2002 Preseason ESPN/USA Today Division I-AA Poll
    Team (First place votes) Record Points
 1. Montana (46)               15-1  1,270
 2. Appalachian State (1)       9-4  1,113
 3. Northern Iowa              11-3  1,016
 4. Eastern Illinois (1)        9-2    989
 5. Georgia Southern           12-2    976
 6. Furman (3)                 12-3    905
 7. Lehigh                     11-1    903
 8. Youngstown State            8-3    747
 9. Grambling                  10-1    737
10. William & Mary              8-4    692
11. McNeese State               8-4    636
12. Eastern Kentucky            8-2    630
13. Hofstra                     9-3    624
14. Florida A&M                 7-4    581
15. Maine                       9-3    559
16. Sam Houston State          10-3    549
17. Portland State              7-4    471
18. Western Kentucky            8-4    413
19. Northwestern State          8-4    343
20. Northern Arizona            8-4    273
21. Delaware                    4-6    217
22. Montana State               5-6    214
23. Harvard                     9-0    161
24. Hampton                     7-4    155
25. Villanova                   8-3    125

Others Receiving Votes: Stephen F. Austin 121, Tennessee Tech 93,
Colgate 93, Jacksonville State 87, North Carolina A&T 85, Jackson
State 81, East Tennessee State 75, Rhode Island 68, Massachusetts
68, Western Carolina 60, Tennessee State 59, Southern 47, Murray
State 40, Pennsylvania 38, Western Illinois 30, Bethune-Cookman
30, Eastern Washington 28, Alabama State 21, South Carolina State
20, Richmond 19, St. Mary's (California) 15, Idaho State 15,
Wofford 14, Southwest Missouri State 13, Cal Poly 12, Illinois
State 9, Southwest Texas State 7, Texas Southern 6, Brown 5,
Alcorn State 4, Alabama A&M 4, Nicholls State 3, Elon 3, Dayton 2,
James Madison 1.

August 12, 2002 Preseason Sports Network Division I-AA Poll
    Team (First-place votes) Record Points  Pvs 
 1. Montana (79)               15-1  2,093    1
 2. Appalachian State           9-4  1,838    6
 3. Northern Iowa              11-3  1,769    4
 4. Eastern Illinois (1)        9-2  1,641    9
 5. Georgia Southern (3)       12-2  1,588    3
 6. Lehigh (1)                 11-1  1,499    5
 7. Furman (3)                 12-3  1,476    2
 8. Youngstown State            8-3  1,283   15
 9. William & Mary              8-4  1,195   17
10. Grambling State            10-1  1,182    8
11. McNeese State               8-4  1,026   13
12. Sam Houston State          10-3    996    7
13. Maine                       9-3    983   10
14. Eastern Kentucky            8-2    929   18
15. Hofstra                     9-3    924   11
16. Florida A&M                 7-4    916   22
17. Portland State              7-4    786   NR
18. Western Kentucky            8-4    766   12
19. Northwestern State          8-4    596   14
20. Montana State               5-6    461   NR
21. Northern Arizona            8-4    389   16
22. Delaware                    4-6    335   NR
23. Harvard                     9-0    245   19
24. Jacksonville State          5-6    227   NR
25. Hampton                     7-4    190   NR
Others receiving votes (in order of points, minimum of five required):
Stephen F. Austin, Villanova, Tennessee Tech, East Tennessee State,
Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Colgate, Western Carolina, Tennessee State,
Jackson State, North Carolina A&T, Southern, Murray State, Idaho State,
Western Illinois, Pennsylvania, Eastern Washington, Bethune-Cookman,
Southwest Missouri State, South Carolina State, Richmond, Gardner-Webb,
St. Mary’s (CA), Brown, Elon, Nicholls State, James Madison, Wofford,
The Citadel.