Oct 1, 2012 1:43 PM by Andrew Masuda

Undefeated Cal Poly football climbs to #19 in the nation

The Cal Poly football team climbed to as high as #19 in the national polls on Monday after its 35-17 come-from-behind win at North Dakota on Saturday.

The Mustangs are off to their first 4-0 start since 2004. They are tied for first in the Big Sky Conference with a perfect 2-0 mark.

Cal Poly jumped four spots to #19 in the FCS Coaches Poll and three spots this week to #20 in the FCS Media Poll.

North Dakota State remains ranked #1 in the Media poll. Three other Big Sky teams are ranked in the top 25 with Montana State at #2, Eastern Washington at #7 and Northern Arizona at #21/#18.

Cal Poly's rival Montana dropped out of the top 25 for the first time since 1998 after its loss to Eastern Washington. The Grizzlies had made 195 consecutive appearances in the rankings.

Cal Poly stormed out to a 14-0 lead at UND before finding itself down 17-14 in the fourth quarter. The Mustangs went on a 21-0 run to close out the game. Quarterback Andre Broadous threw a 20 yard touchdown to Cole Stanford and ran in two touchdowns. Deonte Williams also scored 2 rushing touchdowns in the win.

The Mustangs play at Weber State on Friday at 5:05 pm.

The Mustangs climbed into the top 25 last week for the first time since 2010 at #23.



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