The Northeast Tigers entered the NJCAA national football rankings at No. 18 this week.
Northeast defeated Coahoma 31-17 Saturday to up its record to 5-2 overall. The Tigers travel to MACJC North Division rival Itawamba for a 7 p.m. Thursday kickoff.
The Tigers were last ranked in the NJCAA’s 2006 preseason poll. The finished No. 17 in 2005 following a 7-2 season. The climbed as high as No. 2 that year.
Northwest moved up one spot to No. 6 this week. The Rangers, 7-0, play at winless Holmes this Thursday.
NEMS Daily Journal