Mich. loss not stunner to all

Coaches say teams in lower division win their share

September 05, 2007|By Ken Murray | Ken Murray,Sun reporter

Appalachian State struck a blow for the little guy and the repercussions stretched from Ann Arbor, Mich., to tiny Boone, N.C., and all points in the NCAA's former Division I-AA, now called the Football Championship Subdivision.

An upset over Michigan on Saturday shocked football's upper crust, and yesterday the Wolverines fell completely out of the Associated Press Top 25 poll after starting the season at No. 5. To those who have traveled in the I-AA circles, there was no shock. This was merely the latest endorsement of their game.

More coverage Michigan tumbles from No. 5 out of Top 25. Pg 4C

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