Doane football ranked 5th in country

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Courtesy: Doane Media Relations

Doane University football jumped up four spots in the NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25 Poll this week. The Tigers, 2-0 on the season, are ranked No. 5 in the latest poll released on Monday afternoon.Doane opened the season with a 45-21 victory over Friends University before topping NCAA Division II William Jewell this past weekend, 23-12.For the Tigers, the road going forward will not get any easier as their Top 5 ranking will be tested. On Saturday (September 17), Doane will play at No. 14 Dakota Wesleyan University. The following weekend, September 24, the Tigers will return home to take on a newcomer to the poll, No. 20 Concordia. Three of their next four games will be against teams in the current Top 25 with a meeting at No. 2 Morningside on October 8 to cap off the stretch.