FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) -- North Dakota State’s win over Iowa Saturday has put the college football world on notice.
According to ESPN’s Brett McMurphy, voters in the Associated Press College Football Poll were sent an email following the game to remind them NDSU is eligible for the AP Top 25.
If the poll went to 27 teams NDSU would be included.
Teams are awarded 25 points for a first place vote on down to one point for a 25th place vote.
The Bison received 74 points placing them three spots outside of the Top 25 behind Texas Christian and tied with UCLA.
The 74 points is the most ever by a team in Division I-FCS or I-AA in the history of the poll dating back to the beginning of the poll in 1936, according to an ESPN report.
The voter who placed NDSU highest in his poll, at No. 15, is Pete DiPrimio from the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel.
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